Brathwaite, Dowrich out of first 'Test' against India

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Injury has ruled captain Kraigg Brathwaite and wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich out of the first four-day “Test” of the three-match series against India “A” starting here today. Read More

Foska Oats bats for community cricket
Now in its 13th year, the National Community Cricket Championship is a social development initiative implemented by the Social Development Commission (SDC), under the guidance of the Ministry of Local Government & Community Development and has benefited from the addition of three new...... Read More

U-19 cricketers prepped and ready for regional competition
The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) yesterday announced its national Under-19 male team and management who will participate in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 Championship from July 25 to August 10 in St Vincent & the Grenadines.... Read More

Chase puts 'difficult' series behind, confident ahead of 'Tests'
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies 'A' captain Roston Chase has described the just concluded one-day series against India 'A' as “difficult” but said the hosts fancied their chances in the three four-day “Tests” bowling off here...... Read More

Russell to face India, Bramble called up

Wednesday, July, 24 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Injury-plagued all-rounder Andre Russell has been included in the West Indies squad to face India in the opening two Twenty20s, a month after limping out of the ICC World Cup in England. Read More

Windies A struggle as India A stroll to emphatic series win

Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Sherfane Rutherford and Sunil Ambris struck half-centuries, but West Indies A suffered a chastening eight-wicket thrashing in the final one-dayer, as India A put a firm exclamation mark on a dominant series display here Sunday. Read More

Cricket World Cup final umpire admits 'error' — report

Monday, July, 22 2019    

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AFP) — The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an “error” and should have given one run fewer, a report said yesterday. Read More

India look to future with West Indies squad

Monday, July, 22 2019    

New Delhi, India (AFP) — Indian selectors yesterday announced fresh, young faces for the upcoming West Indies tour following the shock semi-final exit in the recent World Cup, and amid speculation about the future of veteran M S Dhoni. Read More

Powell holds nerve to deliver first win for Windies A

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Senior team all-rounder Rovman Powell summoned all his international experience to produce a terrific final over as West Indies A beat India A for the first time in the five-match series with a nerve-jangling five-run victory here... Read More

ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over 'political interference'

Friday, July, 19 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — International cricket chiefs yesterday suspended Zimbabwe over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, throwing into doubt their participation in qualifiers for the Twenty20 (T20) World Cup. Read More

Batting not up to scratch, says skipper Chase

Thursday, July, 18 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Roston Chase has lamented West Indies A's batting woes after they crashed to a disappointing 148-run defeat to concede the five-match One-Day series here to India A here Tuesday. Read More

SDC Wray & Nephew National Community T/20 Cricket reaches Super 8 stage

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, July, 18 2019    

The SDC Wray & Nephew National T20 Community Cricket Competition is nearing its conclusion as it has now reached the quarter-final stage. Read More

Cases dismissed!

Wednesday, July, 17 2019    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — An Australian media group yesterday lost an appeal against an Aus$300,000 (US$211,000) defamation payout to West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle after claiming he exposed his genitals to a masseuse. Read More

Pandey, Pandya condemn hosts to series defeat

Wednesday, July, 17 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies “A” were once again left to ponder another horrendous batting collapse as India “A” took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match one-day series with an emphatic 148-run victory here... Read More

Technical KO

Tuesday, July, 16 2019    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) — Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride yesterday in the Black Caps' fighting spirit, after defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup final, but also bemusement at the obscure rules that cost them the match. Read More


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