Dick's hat-trick propels Eagles over St Catherine

Michael Dick (second right) of the St Thomas Eagles makes a successful appeal
after trapping Trevor Morrison (third left) of St Catherine Parish lbw to complete
his hat-trick in their Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Masters T20 Cricket
Competition at Kensington Cricket Club on Sunday. (PHOTOS: LLOYD BROOKS)

MICHAEL Dick's hat-trick gave St Thomas Eagles an exciting 13-run win over St Catherine, as the 2014 Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Masters T20 cricket competition continued at the Kensington Cricket Club, Preston Road in Rollington Town, East Kingston, on the weekend. It was the Eagles second ... Read More

Jamaica face Windward test in second round of U-15 tournament
Host Jamaica will brace for a stern test against the Windward Islands when the two face-off in the s ... Read More

Everyone watches as Oshane Thomas (right) catches Keon Harding to bring the Barbados innings to a close yesterday.
(PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/ADRIEL RICHARD) Lewis, Smith shine after Williams' best
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Ramaal Lewis and Odean Smith restored the balance of power to leave ... Read More

Dwayne Bravo Bravo defends using Pooran for Super over against Warriors
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Red Steel skipper Dwayne Bravo has defended his decision to al ... Read More

WICB Under-15 Tournament

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

Jamaica’s Raewin Senior in action during his top score of 69 against Barbados in
the WICB Under-15 match at Up Park Camp. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

HOSTS Jamaica made a winning start to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-15 tournament with a three-wicket victory over Barbados at Up Park Camp yesterday. Captain Raewin Senior was the outstanding player for Jamaica, grabbing three wickets to help restrict Barbados for 219-8 and stroking a half-century in the home team's successful reply of 220-7. Senior, who made 69, shared in a fourth-wicket stand of 128 with fellow middle order batsman Dominik Samuels (54). Jamaica's left-hander B ... Read More

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum stands tall with Tallawahs

Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

GAYLE… I think our
chances of winning the
tournament again are good

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, sponsor of the Jamaica Tallawahs, defending champions of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), is eyeing another successful season with the cricket franchise team. The CPL is the region's premier Twenty20 cricket competition, with Jamaica hosting Jamaica Tallawahs games on July 31, August 2, and August 3, against the Antigua Hawksbills, Guyana Amazon Warriors, and Barbados Tridents, respectively. Speaking about the CPL, Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle said: "I ... Read More

Lewis, Williams feature as spinners dominate

Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

Lewis, Williams feature as spinners dominate

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) —  Chad Williams led Barbados' fight-back with the ball after Ramaal Lewis tormented their batsmen, but Jamaica were within sight of a valuable first-innings lead in the Regional Under-19 Tournament here yesterday. Left-arm spinner Williams grabbed 4-15 from 13 overs, as the Jamaicans reached 106 for five in their first innings at the close on the opening day of their opening round match at Everest on the northern tip of the Guyana capital, just 14 adrift of ... Read More

Brutal Guyana brush aside Leewards

BY NICHOLAS MARTIN | Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

Sagar Hataramani is about to deliver
one of his off-spin deliveries in the
WICB Regional Under-15 tournament
against the Leeward Islands at
Melbourne Cricket Club, yesterday.

A brutal Guyana outfit made an assertive start to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-15 tournament with a 113-run trouncing of the Leeward Islands at the Melbourne Cricket Club, yesterday. Joshua Persaud led the onslaught with a well-played 58 off 50 balls, while Kevin Sinclair supported with an unbeaten 50 from 66 balls. Scores: Guyana 261-8 (50 overs); Leeward Islands 148 all out. Although satisfied with his team's performance, coach Julian Moore admitted that there is a ... Read More

T&T make winning start in U-15 tourney

BY SHERDON COWAN | Wednesday, July 23, 2014    

T&T make
winning start in
U-15 tourney

Trinidad & Tobago got their West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-15 title defence off to a perfect start with a six-wicket victory over the Windward Islands at Kensington Cricket Club yesterday. Despite being beset by cramps to their players in the field, Trinidad & Tobago were able to restrict the Windwards to a low total of 130-9 from their allotted 50 overs. Johnnel Eugene, with a patient 57 from 118 balls, was the only batsman to offer any resistance. Trinidad & Toba ... Read More

Confident Jamaica Under-19s keen on retaining regional cricket titles

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff writer | Tuesday, July 22, 2014    

Members of Jamaica's Under-19 contingent strike a pose before departing for Guyana at Sabina Park yesterday.

A confident 14-member Jamaican team departed the island yesterday en route to Guyana, where they will be aspiring to retain both their West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 titles. The tournament, which will bowl off today, will see the Jamaicans playing under grossly undesirable conditions, as they are scheduled to arrive in Guyana at 3:00 am, before opening their three-day title defence against arch-rivals Barbados at Everest a mere seven hours later. Under normal circumstances ... Read More

Sharma bounces out England for 1-0 in 5-match series

Tuesday, July 22, 2014    

India’s Ishant Sharma (right), celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of England's Stuart Broad
(left), on the fifth day of the second cricket Test at Lord's cricket ground in London, yesterday. (PHOTO: AP)

LONDON, England (AFP) — Ishant Sharma took seven wickets as India ended a run of 15 Tests without an away victory in an emphatic 95-run win over England at Lord's yesterday. This victory, only India's second in 17 Tests at Lord's, put the tourists 1-0 up in the five-match series ahead of the third Test in Southampton on Sunday. The first Test in Nottingham was drawn. "I felt in the last couple of series outside India (in South Africa and New Zealand) we were in a position to win," said I ... Read More

Sammy to debut in the Australian Big Bash

Tuesday, July 22, 2014    

there is a lot
of exciting
talent in the
team already

TASMANIA, Australia (CMC) — West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes. "With players like George Bailey, Alex Hales and Ben Dunk, there is a lot of exciting talent in the team already," Sammy said. "I am really looking forward to coming to Tasmania and taking part in the Big Bash League." Sammy is expected to represent Hobart in the first six matches of the tournament before joining ... Read More

Prior takes time to heal injuries

Tuesday, July 22, 2014    

LONDON, England (AFP) — England wicketkeeper Matt Prior said after his side's crushing defeat by India that he will not play any more Tests this season and acknowledged he may never play another international. Prior, 32, said he needs time off to treat injuries including a troublesome Achilles problem that will need surgery. The Sussex wicketkeeper was one of the England batsmen caught out trying to hook Ishant Sharma's short balls on India's day of triumph in the second Test at Lord's. ... Read More

CPL money stolen in Trinidad

Tuesday, July 22, 2014    

CPL money stolen in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Close to $200,000 from ticket sales of upcoming matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have been stolen, Police in Trinidad and Tobago have said. The money, for three CPL matches scheduled for this week starting Thursday, was stolen from the ticketing office of the Queen's Park Oval in Port Of Spain, between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, investigating officers have reported. The Police also confirmed that an official report was made by Queen' ... Read More



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