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What happened here?

with Garfield Myers | Friday, January, 31 2020    

At the end of the 41st over with New Zealand 165-8, still needing 74 from 54 balls, I sat back in my chair confident the West Indies Under-19s were about to claim a deserved semi-final spot at the ICC Under-19 World Cup. Read More

Almost there

Thursday, January, 30 2020    

BENONI, South Africa (CMC) — West Indies dropped four catches, missed a vital run out while conceding 38 runs from the last three full overs, as they squandered a winning position to crash to a shock two-wicket defeat to New Zealand, and miss out on a spot in the final four of the... Read More


Thursday, January, 30 2020    

West Indies batsman, Jamaican Kirk McKenzie, celebrates his half-century in a knock of 99 inthe ICC Under-19 World Cup quater-final match against New Zealand in South Africa, yesterday. New Zealand won by two wickets. (Photo: 2020ŠIBC/Getty Images) Read More

Windies primed

Wednesday, January, 29 2020    

BENONI, South Africa (CMC) — Head Coach Graeme West says West Indies are primed and ready for their crucial quarter-final against New Zealand today, as they chase a spot in the final four of the ICC Under-19 World Cup. Read More

Scorpions Coach Coley laments batting display in loss to Pride

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

AFTER Jamaica Scorpions went down by 119 runs to Barbados Pride with a day to spare in the low-scoring regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park, both teams agreed that the batsmen had failed to apply themselves on a testing pitch. Read More

Joseph, Berridge deal Volcanoes innings defeat

Tuesday, January, 28 2020    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Test pacer Alzarri Joseph struck a cavalier half-century and enterprising seamer Sheeno Berridge captured a devastating five-wicket haul as Leeward Islands crushed Windward Islands Volcanoes by an innings and 165 runs on the final day of their... Read More

Champions Guyana Jaguars back at summit

Monday, January, 27 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Five-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars have returned to the summit of the regional four-day standings following their emphatic victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force last weekend. Read More

Unlucky! ... Dominant Palmer falls to injury

Monday, January, 27 2020    

Former St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) captain Paul Palmer was sorely missed by the Jamaica Scorpions against Barbados Pride in the third round of the regional 4-day cricket championship, which ended on the weekend at... Read More

Pride hand Scorpions first defeat of regional four-day tournament

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions succumbed to their first loss of the 2019-20 regional four-day cricket tournament, going down by 119 runs to the Chemar Holder-inspired Barbados Pride yesterday at Sabina Park. Read More

Big clashes in Sandals St Mary 35 Overs cricket

Sunday, January, 26 2020    

The inaugural Sandals St Mary/Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League Competition continues today with three competitive matches across the parish. Read More

Unbeaten Windies crush Nigeria to book quarter-final spot

Saturday, January, 25 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — Captain Kimani Melius and Matthew Patrick struck half-centuries as West Indies crushed hapless Nigeria by 246 runs to storm into the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with an unbeaten record here Thursday. Read More

Smith wrecks Red Force to give Jaguars advantage

Saturday, January, 25 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Rookie fast bowler Nial Smith snatched his second five-wicket haul in three outings to trigger a sensational Trinidad and Tobago Red Force collapse, as champions Guyana Jaguars took a firm hold of their third-round encounter here... Read More

Pride still in command against Scorpions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 25 2020    

BARBADOS Pride stayed in command of the third-round regional four-day cricket match against Jamaica Scorpions despite losing two crucial wickets in late afternoon at Sabina Park. Read More

Politics will not dictate venues, says Grave

Saturday, January, 25 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive, Johnny Grave, believes territorial politics should have no bearing on the regional governing body's allocation of international matches. Read More

Holder's spell leaves Scorpions wobbly on day one

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 24 2020    

YOUNG fast bowler Chemar Holder unleashed a fiery late afternoon spell to leave Jamaica Scorpions floundering on 53-6 in response to Barbados Pride's 219 on the opening day of the regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More


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