Cricket

Celebrity T20 aims to raise funds for hurricane-ravaged islands

Monday, October, 2 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Two-time Twenty20 World Cup-winning skipper Darren Sammy will lead an Invitational XI against a Trinidad and Tobago side in a celebrity charity Twenty20 match later this month aimed at raising TT$1 million (US$148,085) for Caribbean countries... Read More

Huge bonuses for foreign players who suit up for home matches

Monday, October, 2 2017    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies players who opt to play matches in Pakistan during next year's Pakistan Super League will benefit from Pakistan Cricket Board largesse, with foreign players being offered US$10,000 per game. Read More

Experience, youth enough to see Windies through qualifiers, says Mohammed

Monday, October, 2 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Jason Mohammed believes the return of experienced players combined with the talent of the current young complement, should be enough to see West Indies safely through next year's 10-team World Cup qualifiers. Read More

Thomas happy with selection to Windies 'A' team

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, October, 2 2017    

Jamaican fast bowler Oshane Thomas has admitted being very happy to be selected to the West Indies 'A' team in three four-day unofficial cricket 'Test' and three ODI matches scheduled to be held at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium and Sabina Park, beginning October... Read More

Rain stalls feature contest in JCA Super League

Sunday, October, 1 2017    

Eastern Tigers and Southern Seals will have all to play for on today's second day of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League two-day competition, after rain forced an early end to day one of their third-round feature contest at Melbourne Oval yesterday. Read More

England thrash West Indies to win ODI series 4-0

Saturday, September, 30 2017    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jonny Bairstow hit an unbeaten century to lead England to a thumping, nine-wicket victory over the West Indies in Southampton yesterday, in a low-key fifth and final One-Day International overshadowed by the Ben Stokes... Read More

Combined Universities look to continue good form in Super League

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, September, 30 2017    

Following an impressive win on last which propelled them to the top of the leader board, Combined Universities and Colleges seem set to continue winning ways when they square off against Central Titans in round three of the Jamaica Cricket Association Super League... Read More

Chandimal stars as Sri Lanka put pressure on Pakistan

Saturday, September, 30 2017    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Read More

Top scorer Elgar unhappy with first-strike South Africa attack

Saturday, September, 30 2017    

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa were in a strong position at the end of the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Friday, but top scorer Dean Elgar wasn't satisfied with his team's performance at the start of Bangladesh's... Read More

Warner ton helps Australia break India winning streak

Friday, September, 29 2017    

BANGALORE, India (AFP) — Opener David Warner hit a sparkling century in his 100th One-Day International to help Australia down India by 21 runs and pull off a consolation win yesterday. Read More

LAST CHANCE

Friday, September, 29 2017    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jason Mohammed will take over as captain of West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international against England in Southampton, it was announced yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: LAST CHANCE

Friday, September, 29 2017    

Jason Mohammed will captain West Indies in the fifth and final One-Day International against England today. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Oval defeat a hard one to take, says Holder

Friday, September, 29 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said losing the fourth One-Day International had been a bitter pill to swallow, especially following the outstanding performances of Evin Lewis and Alzarri Joseph. Read More

Stokes suspended by England, puts Ashes spot in danger

Friday, September, 29 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Ben Stokes's Ashes hopes were in the balance yesterday after England suspended him from international matches “until further notice” after a video emerged apparently showing him fighting outside a nightclub. Read More

Lewis, skipper Holder out of final ODI

Thursday, September, 28 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) – Opener Evin Lewis has been ruled out of Friday's fifth One-Day International (ODI) against England after picking up a hairline fracture of his ankle during his superb hundred in the fourth game here yesterday. Read More



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