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Volcanoes Coach Richardson regrets enforcing follow-on in Scorpions draw

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

WHILE praising the standard of the pitch that facilitated a high-quality contest, Windward Islands Volcanoes Head Coach Andrew Richardson conceded that they might have erred in opting to enforce the follow-on against Jamaica Scorpions. Read More

Simmons fireworks earns Windies share of series

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Lendl Simmons flirted with a maiden Twenty20 International hundred as West Indies crushed Ireland by nine wickets, in the final match here Sunday night, to earn a share of the three-match series. Read More

Forever 'Young'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young became the first West Indian and only the fourth player of all time to hit a half-century and take five wickets at an ICC Under-19 World Cup, as a clinical West Indies trounced England by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern... Read More

Photo: FOREVER 'YOUNG'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

West Indies all-rounder and Man of the Match Nyeem Young hits the ball towards the boundary as England wicketkeeper Jordan Cox reacts during the ICC Under-19 WorldCup match in Kimberley South Africa, yesterday. West Indies won by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern. (Photo:... Read More

Green backs Scorpions to eradicate first-innings blues

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

PACE bowler Derval Green is convinced that Jamaica Scorpions will eradicate the first-innings woes which left them in desperate positions before recovering in the opening two rounds of the regional four-day cricket tournament. Read More

South Africa on brink of humiliating defeat after Root Test best

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Port Elizabeth, South Africa (AFP) — England Captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Clinical India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Bangalore , India (AFP) — A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International yesterday. Read More

Campbell ton spearheads Scorpions fightback against Volcanoes

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

CAPTAIN John Campbell hit a level-headed century yesterday to spearhead a superlative fightback by Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day cricket match versus Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More

More money as Sandals St Mary 35 Overs cricket bowls off

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

The inaugural Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League Competition bowls off today with three big clashes across the parish. Read More

Master-stroke

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young struck a nerveless half-century to inspire a West Indies comeback as the Caribbean side overturned the odds to upset powerhouses Australia by three wickets, and register their first-ever win over the tournament favourites at... Read More

Simply the 'Bess''

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) — Rookie off-spinner Dom Bess claimed his first Test five-wicket haul as England moved into a strong position on the third day of the third Test against South Africa at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Bravo hundred dominates Hurricanes

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Test left-hander Darren Bravo carved out his 12th first class hundred as Trinidad and Tobago took firm command of their second-round encounter against Leeward Islands Hurricanes here yesterday. Read More

Windies need 'perfect performance' — West

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — Boosted by victories in their two warm-up matches during the week, 2016 champions West Indies will look to make a winning start to their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign when they take on 2018 runners-up Australia in their opening... Read More

India beat Australia to level one-day series

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

RAJKOT, India (AFP) — Steve Smith hit a swashbuckling 98 but Australia could not stop India powering to a 36-run victory to level their one-day series yesterday. Read More

Carter spearheads effort to frustrate Jaguars

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jonathan Carter's unbeaten half-century underlined a steady Barbados Pride response as Guyana Jaguars found themselves slipping further behind heading into the penultimate day of their second-round contest today. Read More



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