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Coley credits Scorpions' disciplined approach for first victory of 2020 campaign

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, February, 11 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions Head Coach Andre Coley says a disciplined approach from his team was at the heart of the narrow victory over Guyana Jaguars in the fourth-round regional four-day match in Providence. Read More

Young, Seales named in tournament team

Tuesday, February, 11 2020    

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (CMC) — West Indies stars Nyeem Young and Jayden Seales have been named in the ICC's Under-19 World Cup team of the tournament. Read More

Pride dislodge champions Jaguars to top standings

Tuesday, February, 11 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Pride have stormed to the top of the standings in the Regional Four-Day Championship following their crushing innings win over Leeward Islands in Basseterre on Sunday. Read More

Mohammed, Dottin shine as Windies Women beat Pakistan by 6 wickets

Monday, February, 10 2020    

QUEENSLAND, Australia — Anisa Mohammed with the ball and Deandra Dottin with the bat ensured West Indies Women a six-wicket victory over Pakistan Women in the first of three unofficial practice matches ahead of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup. Read More

JCA Senior Cup gets sponsorship boost

Monday, February, 10 2020    

THE 2020 season of the Jamaica Cricket Association's (JCA) 24 clubs, parish associations and affiliates are ready to contest the 2020 season of the Senior Cup, which bowls off on Saturday and pulls up stumps on April 19. Read More

Miller hopes win over Jaguars will spur on Scorpions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 10 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions Assistant Coach Nikita Miller says he is hoping that their seven-run win over defending five-time champions Guyana Jaguars provides the boost needed to ignite their season. Read More

Green hands Scorpions nervy first win

Monday, February, 10 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Seamer Derval Green got the vital last wicket with his 10th ball of the morning as Jamaica Scorpions claimed their first win of the Regional Four-Day Championship with a nerve-jangling seven-run victory over champions Guyana Jaguars here... Read More

Lara shines as cricket royalty raises money for bush fire relief

Monday, February, 10 2020    

Melbourne, Australia (AFP) — Brian Lara showed he still has what it takes with a stylish 30 not out as cricketing royalty helped raise money to aid Australian bush fire relief in a charity match yesterday. Read More

Administrative 'chaos' hastened Philander's international retirement

Monday, February, 10 2020    

Cape Town , South Africa (AFP) — South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has said that “chaos” in the country's cricket administration hastened his decision to retire from international cricket. Read More

Skipper Akbar steers Bangladesh to Under-19 World Cup triumph

Monday, February, 10 2020    

Potchefstroom , South Africa (AFP) — Bangladesh Captain Akbar Ali kept his calm to lead his team to a stunning three-wicket win over India in Potchefstroom to win the Under-19 World Cup for the first time. Read More

Welcome back, Fabian!

Monday, February, 10 2020    

All-rounder Fabian Allen, from Neif Mountain in St Elizabeth and a past student of Vere Technical High School, has been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad after recovering from a leg injury sustained while on tour of India late last year. Read More

Late rally keeps Jaguars in hunt against Scorpions

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

A last-wicket rally between Veerasammy Permaul and Keon Joseph in late afternoon yesterday kept Guyana Jaguars in the hunt after debutant off-spinner Peat Salmon had given Jamaica Scorpions command of the regional four-day match in Providence. Read More

Cricket fraternity stages ceremonial send-off for former Windies spinner Reggie Scarlett

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

Relatives , teammates, friends and admirers turned up at Sabina Park recently to say a symbolic final farewell to former West Indies and Jamaica off-spinner Reggie Scarlett who died on August 14 last year in England, one day short of his 85th birthday. Read More

'I'm rediscovering the love for it'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.cm | Saturday, February, 8 2020    

VETERAN cricketer Odean Brown says his renewed love for the game and the desire to guide younger players are the main reasons he continues playing at the club and local franchise level. Read More

Blackwood fifty not enough to rescue Scorpions on day one

Friday, February, 7 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Test batsman Jermaine Blackwood flirted with his fifth first-class hundred, but Jamaica Scorpions' batting woes continued here yesterday on the opening day of their fourth-round encounter against champions Guyana Jaguars. Read More



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