Cricket

Taylor's unbeaten 98 propels Jamaica to easy win

JAMAICA Captain Stafanie Taylor struck a fluent 98 not out to lead her team to a seven-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago in yesterday's Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Super50 first-round match at Kensington Park. Read More

Gabriel's historic performance pushes him to 12th in ICC Test rankings
LONDON, England (CMC) — Shannon Gabriel's historic wicket-taking performance has propelled him to number 12 in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings.... Read More

ICC to introduce World Test Championship and ODI League
LONDON, England (CMC) — The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be introducing a World Test Championship as well as an ODI League as part of its Future Tours Programme (FTP) from 2018-2023.... Read More

Illness forces Hetmyer out of series, Paul to replace him
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Illness has forced Shimron Hetmyer out of the current series between West Indies and Sri Lanka, with Keemo Paul being named as his replacement.... Read More

Windies A rebound to win second match

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

WORCESTER, England (CMC) — Captain Jason Mohammed notched his second consecutive century and Jermaine Blackwood added another as West Indies 'A' notched the first win of their England tour by defeating Worcestershire by 21 runs yesterday. Read More

Windies skipper refuses to be drawn into ball-tampering controversy

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — In the wake of ball tampering allegations against Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal, West Indies Test captain Jason Holder is keeping his focus on winning the ongoing three-match Test series. Read More

Holder eyes win in historic day/night Caribbean Test

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — The West Indies are just one match away from a historic win over Sri Lanka, and captain Jason Holder says the regional side will be gunning for victory in the final Test. Read More

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal suspended for Oval Test

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was suspended for one Test match and fined 100 per cent of his match fee after he was found guilty of altering the condition of the ball during the just-concluded second Test match against the West... Read More

Jamaica edge Barbados to lift CWI Regional Women's T20 crown

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica hoisted the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 crown after putting in a dogged team effort to defeat Barbados by four runs in yesterday's nail-biting fifth and final-round match at Sabina Park. Read More

Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Daren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia yesterday. Read More

Gabriel 10-wicket haul gives Windies hope as exciting final day beckons

Monday, June, 18 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Speedster Shannon Gabriel snatched a career-best six-wicket haul to take 10 wickets in a Test for the first time, but Sri Lanka resisted stubbornly to set up an intriguing final day of the second Test today. Read More

Jamaica sweating on fitness of Taylor

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 18 2018    

JAMAICA will be sweating over the fitness of Captain Stafanie Taylor entering today's decisive fifth and final round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 (T20) championship against Barbados. Read More

Chandimal pleads not guilty to ICC charge

Monday, June, 18 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal will face charges of changing the condition of the ball at the end of the ongoing Test against West Indies, but he plans to contest the allegations after pleading not guilty. Read More

Barbados keep unbeaten streak going in women's T20 cricket

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Barbados maintained their unbeaten streak in the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 championship, after beating Guyana by 27 runs in the second game of a triple-header at Sabina Park. Read More

Sri Lanka play on 'under protest' after 'ball tamper' row

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Sri Lanka agreed to keep playing the second Test against West Indies yesterday “under protest”, after getting caught up in a potential ball-tampering controversy. Read More



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