Cricket

Ambris claims SVG top sports honour

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Test batsman Sunil Ambris has been crowned St Vincent and the Grenadines' senior male Sports Personality of the Year. Read More

CWI set for talks with exiled quartet

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive Johnny Grave plans to meet with a quartet of exiled players following the Indian Premier League in an attempt to clear up the uncertainty surrounding their availability. Read More

Success begin defence of St James U13 football

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — John Rollins Success Primary will begin the defence of their St James Football Association/VMBS Under-13 title today, when they take on former champions Barracks Road in the opening game at the UDC field set to start at 11:30 am after the opening... Read More

Top-ranked Rashid Khan for Hurricane Relief T20

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — World number one Twenty20 bowler Rashid Khan is among three more players confirming their participation for the ICC World XI in the hurricane relief match against West Indies at Lord's next month. Read More

Archer makes instant impact to fire Royals

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

JAIPUR, India (CMC) – Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer made an instant impact in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, grabbing a three-wicket haul in a Man-of-the-Match performance as Rajasthan Royals stunned Mumbai Indians by three wickets. Read More

Hope says preparation already underway for

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope says West Indies have already trained their sights on the Sri Lanka Test series, as they target success in the three-Test rubber in June. Read More

Edwards efforts unable to save Hampshire

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Former West Indies speedster Fidel Edwards shone yet again but Hampshire failed to produce with the bat and slumped to a heavy 139-run defeat to Surrey in their County Championship match here yesterday. Read More

Hope warms up for Sri Lanka series with domestic hundred

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies batting star Shai Hope continued his preparation for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, lashing a stroke-filled hundred in the domestic Twenty20 Championship here on Sunday. Read More

Melbourne, UWI advance to Senior Cup final

Monday, April, 23 2018    

INNSWOOD, St Catherine — The University of the West Indies (UWI) and perennial finalists Melbourne CC advanced to next week's championship match of the 2018 Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup after a pair of favourable drawn results yesterday. Read More

Collie Smith statue unveiled at Boys' Town

Monday, April, 23 2018    

The mood was festive at Boys' Town, Trench Town, on Wednesday, March 21 as the community welcomed another landmark in its history with the unveiling of a statue of their best known cricketer, O'Neil Gordon “Collie” Smith. Read More

Cricket remembers STETHS legend Paul Palmer

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Even as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) celebrated their 23rd hold on the all-island Spalding Cup cricket title last Thursday, there was a sombre, muted undertone. Read More

STETHS dedicate Spalding Cup triumph to late Paul Palmer Sr

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Clive Ledgister lifted the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup cricket title for the ninth time as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) head coach when his side took first-innings honours against Innswood High in the drawn three-day match last week in Santa... Read More

Melbourne, UWI take control in Senior Cup semis

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Last year's beaten finalists Melbourne CC are well on their way to contesting another final of the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup competition as they took first-innings honours over St Catherine CC on day one of their semi-final clash at Chedwin... Read More

Windies players “bored” with Tests, says Streak

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Coach Heath Streak believes West Indies players are “bored” with Test cricket, resulting in their increasing numbers in the multiple Twenty20 leagues across the world. Read More

Gayle again

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle uncorked another gem of a half-century as Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets, under Duckworth/Lewis, to storm to the top of the Indian Premier League standings here... Read More



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