Cricket

Edwards efforts unable to save Hampshire

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Former West Indies speedster Fidel Edwards shone yet again but Hampshire failed to produce with the bat and slumped to a heavy 139-run defeat to Surrey in their County Championship match here yesterday. Read More

Hope warms up for Sri Lanka series with domestic hundred

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies batting star Shai Hope continued his preparation for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, lashing a stroke-filled hundred in the domestic Twenty20 Championship here on Sunday. Read More

Melbourne, UWI advance to Senior Cup final

Monday, April, 23 2018    

INNSWOOD, St Catherine — The University of the West Indies (UWI) and perennial finalists Melbourne CC advanced to next week's championship match of the 2018 Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup after a pair of favourable drawn results yesterday. Read More

Collie Smith statue unveiled at Boys' Town

Monday, April, 23 2018    

The mood was festive at Boys' Town, Trench Town, on Wednesday, March 21 as the community welcomed another landmark in its history with the unveiling of a statue of their best known cricketer, O'Neil Gordon “Collie” Smith. Read More

Cricket remembers STETHS legend Paul Palmer

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Even as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) celebrated their 23rd hold on the all-island Spalding Cup cricket title last Thursday, there was a sombre, muted undertone. Read More

STETHS dedicate Spalding Cup triumph to late Paul Palmer Sr

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Clive Ledgister lifted the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup cricket title for the ninth time as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) head coach when his side took first-innings honours against Innswood High in the drawn three-day match last week in Santa... Read More

Melbourne, UWI take control in Senior Cup semis

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Last year's beaten finalists Melbourne CC are well on their way to contesting another final of the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup competition as they took first-innings honours over St Catherine CC on day one of their semi-final clash at Chedwin... Read More

Windies players “bored” with Tests, says Streak

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Coach Heath Streak believes West Indies players are “bored” with Test cricket, resulting in their increasing numbers in the multiple Twenty20 leagues across the world. Read More

Gayle again

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle uncorked another gem of a half-century as Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets, under Duckworth/Lewis, to storm to the top of the Indian Premier League standings here... Read More

Gordon laments another Spalding Cup flop

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

The Innswood High Head Coach Kirk Gordon pointed to his team's untidy fielding effort and loss of focus with the bat as main reasons for failing in yet another ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup title bid. Read More

Photo: GAYLE AGAIN

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle (right), who plays for Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 Indian Premier League, goes on the attack as Kolkata Knight Riders captain and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik looks on during the match at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata yesterday. (Photo:... Read More

St Catherine, Melbourne in Senior Cup blockbuster

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

The expected blockbuster between the pair of many-time champions St Catherine CC and Melbourne CC at Chedwin Park will take much of the spotlight in today's start of the semi-finals of the Jamaica Cricket Association's two-day Senior Cup... Read More

Gayle's sixth IPL hundred deals Sunrisers first defeat

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MOHALI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle dispelled any lingering notions his powers were on the wane by lashing an imperious hundred to fire Kings XI Punjab to a 15-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Thursday. Read More

Sir Viv backs Caricom's position in efforts to reform West Indies cricket

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Legendary former Test captain Sir Vivian Richards has thrown his weight behind CARICOM's efforts at governance reform in West Indies cricket. Read More

Lean times

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — For all his immense talent, West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite will have to make do with a bit-part role for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. Read More



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