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Determined Brathwaite embracing new responsibility

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Stand-in Test Captain Kraigg Brathwaite sees himself as a critical figure in the two-Test series starting next month, and has no plans on shirking the massive responsibility before him. Read More

'Devine' inspiration
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) — New Zealand Captain Sophie Devine hit the fastest century in women's Twenty20 (T20) history yesterday, taking just 36 balls to reach 100 in a domestic match in Dunedin.... Read More

Seize the opportunity, Simmons beseeches new players
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Phil Simmons has urged players on the tour of Bangladesh not to see themselves as replacements but to seize the opportunity to cement spots in the international side.... Read More

West Indies' skipper Brathwaite says he will 'lead from the front'
Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite said yesterday he would not change much as a captain and was looking forward to leading the squad in the two-Test series in Bangladesh later this month. ... Read More

Holder 'lost' as a captain but a good player, says Sir Andy

Thursday, January, 14 2021    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Sir Andy Roberts has described all-rounder Jason Holder as a “damn good cricketer” but says he is “lost” as a captain, and should look to the coaching staff for help during matches. Read More

Heir apparent

By Howard Walker Observer writer | Thursday, January, 14 2021    

Jamaica's former West Indies cricket Captain Chris Gayle believes Nicholas Pooran of Trinidad and Tobago could be his heir apparent as he possesses all the qualities to take the regional team forward. Read More

Walsh says camp no 'short-term fix'

Thursday, January, 14 2021    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies Women head coach, Courtney Walsh, says the ongoing three-week camp is “no short-term fix” as he is under no illusions about the size of the task before him, in restoring the Caribbean side to a prominent place in... Read More

West Indies youngsters have chance to shine on Bangladesh tour – Simmons

Wednesday, January, 13 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies Coach Phil Simmons urged the young members of his squad to grab their chances in the forthcoming three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two-Test series against Bangladesh. Read More

Vivalyn Latty-Scott remembered as knowledgeable, meticulous cricketer

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 13 2021    

In her time Vivalyn Latty-Scott made all and sundry proud and the former Jamaica and West Indies Women's cricketer, who passed away on Sunday, is remembered for her stubborn determination and outstanding contribution to the game. Read More

CWI pays tribute to pioneer of women's cricket

Wednesday, January, 13 2021    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) yesterday paid tribute to Vivalyn Latty-Scott, the outstanding West Indies all-rounder and pioneer for women's cricket in the Caribbean, who sadly passed away on the weekend. Read More

JCA names regional Super50 squad

Wednesday, January, 13 2021    

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) selection panel yesterday named the Scorpions (Super50) squad for the upcoming regional tournament. Read More

Gayle wants shot at 3rd T20 World Cup

By Howard Walker Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

Veteran Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle believes he still has what it takes to help the West Indies defend their T20 crown and secure their third title. Read More

Skipper Mohammed will bring 'calm presence' — Estwick

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Assistant West Indies coach, Roddy Estwick, has backed stand-in one-day Captain Jason Mohammed to bring a high level of maturity to the position during the three-match series starting here later this month. Read More

Horror show continues for Fletcher as Stars slip near bottom

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC) — Andre Fletcher failed again and so did Melbourne Stars, suffering their fifth defeat in six outings with a five-wicket loss to Adelaide Strikers on Monday, to slip to one from bottom in the eight-team standings. Read More

Rigorous COVID-19 testing schedule for Windies

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies' Test and one-day contingent will be subjected to a robust testing regime after they arrived here Sunday for their five-week series, becoming the first international side to tour Bangladesh since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus... Read More


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