Cricket

Scorpions all-rounder Allen ready to keep sting going

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

JAMAICA Scorpions all-rounder Fabian Allen says he is ready to pick up where he left off in the regional four-day cricket competition, as the home team prepares to take on Windward Islands Volcanoes in the fifth round at Sabina Park. Read More

Superstar opener Gayle fizzles but Riders win again

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (CMC) — Superstar opener Chris Gayle mis-fired but his Rangpur Riders did not, easing to a handsome, four-wicket win over Andre Fletcher's Sylhet Sixers in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday. Read More

Ferguson drafted into Test squad to face Windies

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has been called into the Black Caps squad to face West Indies in the opening Test on Friday, joining wicketkeeper Tom Blundell who will replace injured... Read More

On the rise!

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies' latest batting recruit Sunil Ambris has been praised for the way he has transformed his game in order to make the rise to the international level. Read More

Coley plays down his knowledge of Sabina pitch

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

Jamaican Andre Coley, the Windward Islands Volcanoes head coach, says he does not believe his familiarity with Sabina Park provides an edge as his team faces Jamaica Scorpions in Thursday's start of the fifth round of the regional four-day... Read More

Brathwaite among runs in New Zealand 'A' draw

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — Leading West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite warmed up for next weekend's first Test with a half-century, as the Caribbean side earned a tame draw against New Zealand A in their three-day match here yesterday. Read More

Ashwin breaks record as India crush Sri Lanka in 2nd Test

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

NAGPUR, India (AFP) – Spin wizard Ravichandran Ashwin played down comparisons with Dennis Lillee after his record-breaking feat yesterday helped India crush Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test. Read More

Seam attack key to series result, says Estwick

Monday, November, 27 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — Assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes West Indies fast bowlers will have a critical role to play if the Caribbean side are to make an impact in the two-Test series against the Black Caps starting next month. Read More

Windies bowlers shine as NZ A struggle

Monday, November, 27 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies were in an excellent position to push for a win today's, after their bowlers earned them a healthy, first innings lead on the second day of their three-day match against New Zealand A. Read More

Ambris, Hope plunder Kiwis with hundreds

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — Sunil Ambris wasted little time in pressing his claim for a spot in the West Indies Test side with an exhilarating, better than run-a-ball hundred against New Zealand A here yesterday. Read More

Smith's masterful ton as England crack in Ashes battle

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — Steve Smith produced a defiant, unconquered century and Josh Hazlewood claimed two wickets to leave England reeling as Australia cracked open the first Ashes Test at the Gabba yesterday. Read More

Matthews remaining with Hurricanes for Big Bash

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — Teenaged West Indies Women stroke-maker Hayley Matthews will spend a third-consecutive season with Hobart Hurricanes in the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) after penning a new contract for the upcoming season with the Tasman side. Read More

Windies relishing NZ conditions after Zimbabwe struggles — Law

Friday, November, 24 2017    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Head Coach Stuart Law is expecting a tough challenge from the Black Caps in the upcoming two-Test series, but believes the conditions here will still favour the West Indies brand of cricket as they look to spring a surprise on the home... Read More

Skipper Holder backs Windies preparation for Black Caps test

Friday, November, 24 2017    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says West Indies are under no illusions about the massive threat posed by the powerful Black Caps side, but stressed the Caribbean side would be looking to execute their game plan clinically in the two-Test series starting here... Read More

Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes

Friday, November, 24 2017    

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — England's James Vince was left kicking himself after he was spectacularly run out close to an Ashes debut century, as Australia struck late to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one yesterday. Read More



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