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Jeffrey Dujon says Gayle outburst 'sad'

Friday, May, 1 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC)—Retired West Indies wicketkeeper Jeffrey Dujon has described as “sad” the bitterness with which batting star Chris Gayle is coming to the end of his career. Read More

Matthews defends fitness of T20 squad

Friday, May, 1 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies opener Hayley Matthews has dismissed the suggestion that a lack of fitness was responsible for the squad's unimpressive performance in this year's T20 World Cup. Read More


BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 1 2020    

WEST Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says his Trinidadian compatriot Nicholas Pooran has all the makings to be successful in Test cricket, the game's longest format. Read More


BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 30 2020    

SUPERSTAR cricketer Andre Russell says the Jamaica Tallawahs hierarchy is at fault in what he deemed was a communication breakdown surrounding the departure of iconic Twenty20 (T20) batsman Christopher Gayle. Read More

Windies Women downtime critical to World Cup post-mortem

Tuesday, April, 28 2020    

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — West Indies Women Chief Selector Ann Browne-John says the Caribbean side will use the downtime during the break caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19 )outbreak to critically examine their recent performances, especially in the wake of a... Read More


BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 28 2020    

Veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he has high hopes that the upcoming crop of West Indies cricketers will develop into world beaters. Read More

Windies Women focus on fitness during COVID-19 break

Monday, April, 27 2020    

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — West Indies Women have been placing heavy emphasis on personal fitness, even though the novel coronavirus pandemic has ruled out any possibility of on-field action for the foreseeable future. Read More

Windies 'flexible' over England tour as ECB weighs overseas offers

Sunday, April, 26 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) has said it is “flexible” about rearranging its team tour of England, but will not risk players' health just to complete a three-Test series. Read More

Sprinter runs into Netflix

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 26 2020    

Storm Saulter's 2019 feature film Sprinter , continues to create waves. The film which has earned a treasure trove of awards from international film festivals, has now been added to the offering available on popular streaming service... Read More

Windies to face strict protocols if England tour goes ahead

Saturday, April, 25 2020    

LONDON, England (CMC)—If West Indies' three-Test tour of England is to go ahead later this year in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, players could face two weeks or more of strict quarantine in the build-up to the series. Read More

Dehring says negative financial impact on CWI inevitable

Saturday, April, 25 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Former high-level cricket executive Chris Dehring says a heavy financial hit for Cricket West Indies (CWI) is inescapable, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the global sporting calendar. Read More

Salary cuts possible as COVID-19 continues to derail play

Friday, April, 24 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies' (CWI) Chief Executive Officer Johnny Grave has indicated that salary cuts for the executive, players, and officials have not been ruled out, with revenue generation hampered as the COVID-19 crisis drags on. Read More

Cricket chiefs still planning for T20 World Cup this year despite virus

Friday, April, 24 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Global cricket chiefs said planning for this year's Twenty20 (T20) World Cup in Australia wil still go ahead as scheduled after they discussed the huge disruption caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic yesterday. Read More

Gayle joins St Lucia Zouks after release from Jamaica Tallawahs

Thursday, April, 23 2020    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) —T20 specialist Chris Gayle will be suiting up for the St Lucia Zouks in the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after being released by his home franchise, the Jamaica Tallawahs. Read More

Sammy to return as captain of St Lucia Zouks

Thursday, April, 23 2020    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) —Daren Sammy will return as skipper of the St Lucia Zouks for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 season, the franchise announced Tuesday, even amid uncertainty over whether the popular T20 tournament will come off as planned. Read More


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