Cricket

Cooper out, Williams in training squad for Pakistan

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Britney Cooper has been excluded from a 20-member training squad named to begin preparation for the upcoming series against Pakistan. Read More

Haynes warns Scorpions about further sloppy performances

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

IN the wake of the five-wicket loss on Monday to Windward Islands Volcanoes in the regional four-day game, Jamaica Scorpions Interim Coach Robert Haynes is warning his players against further sloppy performances in the field, even while noting positives coming out of the... Read More

Windies trio fire Dhaka to second-straight win

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — High-profile West Indies trio Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard all made small contributions, but they proved enough to help star-studded Dhaka Dynamites thrash Khulna Titans by 105 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League here... Read More

'Is King Kohli better than cricket god Tendulkar?'

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) —While Virat Kohli's historic success in Australia has been greeted with jubilation in India, it has also sparked a feverish debate: is he even better than the nation's cricket god Sachin Tendulkar? Read More

Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

NELSON, New Zealand (AFP) — Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both smashed centuries as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs in the third one-day international in Nelson yesterday to complete a 3-0 series whitewash. Read More

Volcanoes erupt against Scorpions in come-from-behind win

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

Windward Islands Volcanoes batsmen Kirk Edwards and Kavem Hodge held firm and made full use of appallingly poor fielding from hosts Jamaica Scorpions to guide their team to a five-wicket win in the West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park yesterday. Read More

Jaguars humble Pride in dramatic finish

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Four-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars held their nerve to beat star-studded Barbados Pride by six wickets on a dramatic final day here yesterday, and extend their lead at the top of the Regional Four-Day standings. Read More

Hurricanes in big 245-run win over Red Force

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — West Indies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph reiterated his return to full fitness by scything through Trinidad and Tobago Red Force as Leeward Islands Hurricanes claimed an emphatic 245-run victory in the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship here... Read More

Coley eyes Jamaica Scorpions head coach job

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 7 2019    

Former national wicketkeeper Andre Coley says he is not averse to applying for the Jamaica Scorpions coaching job at the end of this first-class cricket season. Read More

PHOTO: Miller's 'duck'!

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Jamaica Scorpions' Nikita Miller (left) looks back at his disturbed wicket after being bowled for nought by Kevan Hodge of Windward Islands Volcanoes during day-three action the Regional Four-Day Championship at Sabina Park yesterday. Looking on is wicketkeeper Sunil Ambris. The Volcanoes were... Read More

Jaguars lead despite Dowrich, Carter efforts

Monday, January, 7 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Test wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich and veteran Jonathan Carter defied Guyana Jaguars with gutsy half-centuries but Barbados Pride still conceded a significant first-innings lead, setting up an intriguing final day of their third-round match in the Regional... Read More

Ruthless India force Australia follow-on in 30-year first

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — A ruthless India took a stranglehold on the final Test in Sydney yesterday as they forced Australia to follow on at home for the first time in 30 years, leaving the hosts facing a full day's batting to cling on for a... Read More

After victory, Du Plessis says he's a fan of Tests and lively pitches

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Cape Town, South Africa (AFP) — Faf du Plessis said that Test matches were cricket's most exciting format after his side clinched their series against Pakistan with a nine-wicket win on the fourth day at Newlands yesterday. Read More

Scorpions' Fudadin focuses on task of scoring runs

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Guyanese-born batsman Assad Fudadin says while a Test recall is never far from his mind, his current priority is to score runs consistently and secure his place in the Jamaica Scorpions team. Read More

Bramble hundred, Rutherford cameo floor hapless Pride

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Anthony Bramble's second, first class hundred underlined Guyana Jaguars' dominance, and a late strike by seamer Raymon Reifer left Barbados Pride with a mountain to climb in their third-round match of the Regional Four-Day Championship here... Read More



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