Cricket

Recovering Powell wants to make impact with Scorpions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 1 2019    

ALMOST back to full fitness after an injury setback during the Caribbean Premier League weeks ago, side-lined West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell is anxious to make an impact during the Regional Super50 cricket tournament. Read More

Emerging Players squad crucial aspect of development – Adams

Friday, November, 1 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Director of cricket Jimmy Adams believes the West Indies Emerging Players squad's inclusion in the Regional Super50 is a crucial development initiative. Read More

Ambitious Maloney anxious to make his mark with Volcanoes

Friday, November, 1 2019    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Windward Islands Volcanoes latest batting recruit Desron Maloney is champing at the bit to make his mark in regional domestic competition. Read More

Dillon eyes return of confidence, winning culture to Red Force

Friday, November, 1 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — New Head Coach Mervyn Dillon is on a quest to help Red Force rediscover their trademark confidence and winning culture, and hopes the Regional Super50 starting next week can be the starting point for this revival. Read More

Last Windies players leave for tough Afghanistan series

Thursday, October, 31 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The last batch of West Indies players left the Caribbean on Tuesday to join their teammates in India, ahead of the limited overs series against Afghanistan set to bowl off next week. Read More

Warner and Smith on fire as Australia thump Sri Lanka

Thursday, October, 31 2019    

Brisbane , Australia (AFP) — David Warner and Steve Smith each smashed half-centuries as Australia hammered Sri Lanka by nine wickets to win the second Twenty20 in Brisbane yesterday and wrap up the series. Read More

Dunn: Westmoreland Oval now St Mary's number one

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

Member of Parliament (MP) for St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn yesterday declared the Westmoreland Oval in Annotto Bay, part of the constituency, as the premier sporting facility in the north eastern Jamaica parish. Read More

Matthews set to return after completing eight-match ban

Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Hayley Matthews is set to return to the West Indies Women side for the third One-Day International (ODI) against India next week Wednesday after completing an eight-match ban, Cricket West Indies (CWI) has belatedly announced. Read More

Suspended Shakib vows to come back stronger

Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — Suspended Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan yesterday pleaded for support from the cricketing fraternity and expressed his determination to return after he completes his ban. Read More

Bangladesh captain Shakib banned for two years for graft — ICC

Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh Captain and star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was banned yesterday from all cricket for two years, with one year suspended, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. Read More

Titans' head coach hails players, support staff for continued dominance of JCA competitions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

CENTRAL Titans Head Coach Milton Thomas praised the technical staff and players after his team continued its dominance of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) franchise-based competitions. Read More

Sir Viv says long-term planning by CWI now key to revival

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Sir Vivian Richards says West Indies cricket has reached a “crossroads” and believes strategic, long-term planning by the Ricky Skerritt-led administration will be paramount if the sport is to rebound in the region. Read More

Starc pulls out of Sri Lanka T20 for brother's wedding

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

ADELAIDE, Australia (AFP) — Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has decided his brother's wedding is more important than a game of cricket, pulling out of the second Twenty20 against Sri Lanka to witness him tie the knot. Read More

Corruption claim deepens Bangladesh cricket crisis after strike

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — A former Bangladesh cricket chief said yesterday that match fixing was widespread in the country, deepening a crisis sparked by a strike by top players over wages. Read More

Invaluable experience for us says Bermuda's captain

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Bermuda captain Rodney Trott says despite losing all six of the matches in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier, the experience had been invaluable for the team going forward. Read More



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