Cricket

Windies relishing NZ conditions after Zimbabwe struggles — Law

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Head Coach Stuart Law is expecting a tough challenge from the Black Caps in the upcoming two-Test series, but believes the conditions here will still favour the West Indies brand of cricket as they look to spring a surprise on the home... Read More

Skipper Holder backs Windies preparation for Black Caps test
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies are under no illusions about the massive threat posed by the powerful Black Caps side, but stressed the Caribbean side would be looking to execute their game plan clinically in the two-Test series starting here...... Read More

Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes
BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — England's James Vince was left kicking himself after he was spectacularly run out close to an Ashes debut century, as Australia struck late to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one yesterday.... Read More

Gayle half-century hands Riders win over Dynamites
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) – West Indies superstar Chris Gayle notched his second half-century in as many days to fire Rangpur Riders to a narrow three-run victory over Kieron Pollard's Dhaka Dynamites, but Dwayne Smith's fifty proved in vain as Rajshahi Kings lost again in the...... Read More

Latham replaces Guptill as skipper for Windies tour game

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — Tom Latham will lead New Zealand A against West Indies in the three-day tour match starting Saturday after Martin Guptill was ruled out with a hamstring injury. Read More

Brathwaite into top 20 ahead of Black Caps Test

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has broken into the top 20 of the ICC batting rankings after rising one place in the latest release on Tuesday. Read More

Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers 'explosive' runners

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Australia's cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. Read More

Windies arrive to face Black Caps

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — An upbeat West Indies touched down here yesterday to continue preparation for their two-Test series against the hosts, bowling off next month. Read More

Miller time!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

Jamaica Scorpions skipper Nikita Miller is gleeful after a successful return to first-class cricket, but says his teammates “helped a great deal” as they overcame Leeward Islands Hurricanes by 157 runs in the fourth-round regional four-day game at Warner... Read More

Pride clinch maiden win despite Mayers' resistance

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Barbados finally won their first match of the newly minted Regional Four-Day Championship, making light work of Windward Islands Volcanoes in thrashing them by 135 runs in their fourth- round encounter here Sunday. Read More

Permaul on fire as Jaguars stretch lead with innings win

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul snatched three of the four remaining wickets to end with five in the innings and nine in the match, as Guyana Jaguars routed Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by an innings and 217 runs in their fourth-round match here... Read More

Miller's return sparks Scorpions victory

Monday, November, 20 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Nikita Miller and Damion Jacobs produced further evidence that spin remains the undoing of Leeward Islands Hurricanes' batsmen, when they bowled Jamaica Scorpions to a 157-run victory in the Regional 4-Day Championship... Read More

Combined Universities and Colleges seize initiative

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Combined Universities and Colleges yesterday seized the upper hand over Southern Seals in the Jamaica Cricket Association's two-day Super League match at Kensington Park.Southern Seals won the toss and sent Combined Universities to take first strike. Read More

Hurricane bowlers set up intriguing final day with Scorpions

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Leeward Islands Hurricanes Captain Rahkeem Cornwall led a lion-hearted effort from the bowling attack yesterday to leave his side with a final-day chase of 302 for victory against Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day... Read More

Lewis, Pollard star in BPL

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies batsmen Evin Lewis and Kieron Pollard slammed half-centuries as Dhaka Dynamites crushed Darren Sammy's Rajshahi Kings, but superstar Chris Gayle flattered to deceive in his first outing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) here... Read More



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