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Narine powers KKR; Pooran, Jordan

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Sunil Narine's first half-century of the season fired Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a crucial win while West Indies teammate Nicholas Pooran and Barbadian-born England star Chris Jordan combined to deliver a fourth-straight win for Kings XI... Read More

Selectors 'fast-tracking' Seales but Harding not discarded — Harper
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Teenager Jayden Seales' surprise inclusion in the West Indies touring party for the two-Test series in New Zealand was a move aimed at “fast-tracking” the inexperienced fast bowler's development, convenor of selectors Roger Harper has...... Read More

Quarantine to keep Taylor out of Adelaide's weekend matches
SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) — West Indies Women's Captain Stafanie Taylor is set to miss Adelaide Strikers' opening two games of the Women's Big Bash League due to quarantine.... Read More

Selectors erred on Paul inclusion over Hope, argues Gray
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Ex-West Indies fast bowler Tony Gray has criticised the selection of Keemo Paul in the Test squad for New Zealand, contending the all-rounder should have been replaced by stroke-maker Shai Hope whom he has labelled a “great...... Read More

Dottin, Selman fired up for Indian T20 Challenge

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies Women batting star Deandra Dottin says she is hoping to extend her recent rich vein of form when she turns out in the Women's T20 Challenge starting next month in the United Arab Emirates. Read More

JCA to use downtime to develop support systems, personnel

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 23 2020    

Though the novel coronavirus has halted its local competitions, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) wants to move ahead with developing the sport by rolling out several programmes islandwide. Read More

'I have to show character!'

Friday, October, 23 2020    

THE West Indies tour to New Zealand could provide batsman John Campbell the chance to establish himself as a Test cricket opener after a dismal series versus England in the summer. Read More

International cricket set to return next year, says Skerritt

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt says international cricket could return to the Caribbean as soon as the first quarter of next year but the challenge remains the creation of safe biosecure “bubbles” at Caribbean... Read More

Wallace blasts Campbell selection in 'weak' NZ Test squad

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Former West Indies opener, Philo Wallace, has branded as “weak” the Test team chosen for the New Zealand tour, and has especially blasted the inclusion of failing opener John Campbell in the 15-man squad. Read More

Jason Holder disappointed at 'lack of solidarity' over anti-racism protests

Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder said he was disappointed that international teams had dropped the practice of taking a knee to protest against racial injustice during the English cricket season. Read More

Gayle leads star imports for delayed Lanka Premier League

Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Shahid Afridi and Carlos Brathwaite were among 23 star imports named yesterday for the twice-postponed Lanka Premier League (LPL) which will finally begins next month. Read More

Cricket in bio-bubbles can affect 'mental health', says Morgan

Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — England's white-ball captain, Eoin Morgan, said players should have the freedom to withdraw from tours if the biosecure bubbles are affecting their “mental health”. Read More

Let's see what you got!

Monday, October, 19 2020    

TALENTED Trinidadian batsman Nicholas Pooran is about to get the chance to show he wants to play Test cricket for West Indies. Read More

Punjab beat Mumbai in IPL's first-ever second super over

Monday, October, 19 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Kings XI Punjab beat holders Mumbai Indians as the Indian Premier League (IPL) witnessed a second super over for the first time following skipper KL Rahul's heroics yesterday. Read More

Narine's bowling action cleared by IPL committee

Monday, October, 19 2020    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has been taken off the warning list for suspected bowling action in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the tournament's organisers said yesterday. Read More



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