Cricket

de Grandhomme record hundred breaks Windies spirits

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — Colin de Grandhomme smashed the fastest-ever maiden Test century and the second-fastest by a New Zealander to put West Indies to the sword and leave them with little chance of saving the opening Test at the Basin Reserve. Read More

Old habits die hard as Windies struggle in Wellington

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies struck two vital blows but were still reeling after being bundled out cheaply, as old habits returned to haunt them on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand here yesterday. Read More

Law: Windies collapse 'just one of those things'

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand(CMC) — West Indies Head Coach Stuart Law is not reading too much into his side's spectacular collapse on day one of the opening Test against New Zealand yesterday. Read More

Scorpions cruise into lead against Volcanoes

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, December, 2 2017    

Jamaica Scorpions steadily built a handy, 61-run, first-innings lead against Windward Islands Volcanoes in the regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park, despite the visitors' spinner Shane Shillingford claiming five wickets yesterday. Read More

Pride hit back against Jaguars

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC) — A cluster of wickets in the final session brought Barbados Pride back into their key contest with current leaders and reigning three-time champions Guyana Jaguars, following half-centuries from openers Chanderpaul Hemraj and Tagenarine Chanderpaul in the... Read More

Miller magic lifts Scorpions in face of Smith hundred

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 1 2017    

Spinner Nikita Miller's five-wicket haul helped Jamaica Scorpions seize the upper hand against Windward Islands Volcanoes yesterday, even as opening batsman Devon Smith scored his 32nd first-class hundred to guide the visitors at Sabina Park. Read More

Samuels, Bravo propel Victorians top of league

Friday, December, 1 2017    

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies star Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo both starred as Comilla Victorians stunned Dhaka Dynamites by 12 runs to storm to the top of the Bangladesh Premier League standings here Wednesday. Read More

Roach urges consistency as Windies seek to shock Kiwis

Friday, December, 1 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — Fast bowler Kemar Roach has warned against inconsistency as West Indies gear up for their two-Test series against New Zealand. Read More

Bishoo makes strides as opening Test looms

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo will have the chance to break into the top 20 of the International Cricket Council's bowling rankings if he suits up for the opening Test against the Black Caps in Wellington starting tomorrow. Read More

Desperate times

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

After last weekend's break, regional four-day cricket returns with Jamaica Scorpions hosting Windward Islands Volcanoes in the fifth round at Sabina Park. Read More

Windies in a good place, says pleased Holder

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder believes his side's outing in the lone tour match against New Zealand A last weekend, has left them in a good place for tomorrow's opening Test at the Basin Reserve. Read More

Windies stronger following tough Zimbabwe tour — Brathwaite

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies vice-captain Kraigg Brathwaite believes the difficult recent tour of Zimbabwe served as excellent preparation for the two-Test series against the Black Caps starting here Friday. Read More

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



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