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Hetmyer has not reported to franchise – GCB

Friday, February, 7 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – West Indies batting star Shimron Hetmyer made himself unavailable for Guyana Jaguars' fourth-round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship after failing to report to the franchise, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has said. Read More

Harrow cracks double century in Sandals St Mary cricket

Friday, February, 7 2020    

A brilliant undefeated double century from Northern Panthers and St Mary Parish wicketkeeper/batsman Maurice Harrow highlighted the second round of the Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 overs Super League Cricket Competition last weekend. Read More

Archer sidelined by injury, targets comeback

Friday, February, 7 2020    

LONDON, England (CMC) – An elbow injury has ruled England's Barbadian fast-bowling sensation Jofra Archer out of the upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka and the lucrative Indian Premier League starting next month. Read More

Brave face as Scorpions take on champs Jaguars

Thursday, February, 6 2020    

VISITORS Jamaica Scorpions are flat-out underdogs entering today's start of the fourth-round regional four-day cricket clash with title-holders Guyana Jaguars at the national stadium in Providence, Guyana. Read More

Quarter-final defeat of Under-19s hard to take, laments West

Thursday, February, 6 2020    

BENONI, South Africa (CMC) —West Indies Under-19s Head Coach Graeme West said the quarter-final defeat to New Zealand had been a “huge disappointment” and was a result that would leave a lasting impact on the side. Read More

Intensity key for Sri Lanka tour, says Windies Coach Simmons

Wednesday, February, 5 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Head Coach Phil Simmons wants to see West Indies display the same level of intensity on the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, which they used to good effect on the tour of the subcontinent last year. Read More

Way back for Hetmyer, Lewis as Grave underscores fitness standards

Wednesday, February, 5 2020    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Left-handers Shimron Hetmyer and Evin Lewis could find themselves in with a chance of redemption shortly, after failed fitness assessments ruled them out of this month's one-day tour of Sri Lanka. Read More

Future King

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 5 2020    

JAMAICAN batsman Brandon King, named in the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad to face Sri Lanka, says he is excited by the prospect of touring the South Asian country. Read More

India crush rivals Pakistan to reach Under-19 World Cup final

Wednesday, February, 5 2020    

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (AFP) — Defending champions India cruised to a 10-wicket win over neighbours and arch-rivals Pakistan, in Potchefstroom yesterday, to reach the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final for the seventh time. Read More

Campbell preaches patience as Scorpions depart for Jaguars test

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions left the island yesterday for their regional four-day cricket contest against reigning five-time champions Guyana Jaguars knowing it will take a Herculean effort to manage a positive result. Read More

Double trouble

Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Left-handed stroke-makers Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer have been axed for this month's One-Day International (ODI) tour of Sri Lanka after failing Cricket West Indies' (CWI) new fitness standards. Read More

Lara on board for bushfire relief

Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — Brian Lara has joined fellow West Indies legend Courtney Walsh in confirming his participation for next Saturday's Bushfire Cricket Bash fund-raising match. Read More

Top guns do battle in Sandals St Mary 35 Overs cricket

Sunday, February, 2 2020    

A number of the big guns will square off in the inaugural Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League Competition today. Read More

Steady Patrick steers Windies to nervy win over South Africa in play-off semi-final

Sunday, February, 2 2020    

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (CMC) – Matthew Patrick held his nerve to anchor a nervy West Indies run chase as they beat South Africa by four wickets in the play-off semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup here yesterday. Read More

We didn't take our chances, laments Windies skipper Melius

Friday, January, 31 2020    

BENONI, South Africa (CMC) — Captain Kimani Melius was left to rue several missed chances after West Indies squandered a strong position, to suffer a two-wicket defeat to New Zealand and elimination from the ICC Under-19 World Cup here Wednesday. Read More



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