Cricket

Seals take early lead in JCA Super League

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

It may not have been the desired result for Northern Panthers or Combined Universities and Colleges in their opening Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League contest, but considering the circumstances, a point was good enough. Read More

Plunkett up for Gayle contest

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Chester-le-Street , United Kingdom (AFP) — England fast bowler Liam Plunkett is excited by the prospect of facing West Indies' big-hitter Chris Gayle in an upcoming One-Day International series. Read More

Kohli praises Pandya after India opening win

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Chennai, India (AFP) — Skipper Virat Kohli hailed Hardik Pandya's game-changing performance yesterday after the all-rounder powered India to a 26-run win over Australia in the rain-hit first o ne- d ay ... Read More

Rain plays key role as JCA Super League bowls off

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

The chances of Northern Panthers or the Combined Universities and Colleges grabbing the early ascendancy in the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League was dampened as yesterday's first day of their two-day contest was called off without a ball being bowled. Read More

Brathwaite's 8,000-mile trip pays off as Windies beat England

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies c aptain Carlos Brathwaite was rewarded for making an 8,000-mile round trip to Chester-le-Street as the tourists beat England by 21 runs in a lone Twenty20 ... Read More

Windies star Gayle forecasts big future for Lewis

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Chester-le-Street , United Kingdom (AFP) — Chris Gayle said opening partner Evin Lewis was “one to look out for” after the West Indies duo combined to good effect in a Twenty20 i nternational against England... Read More

World Cup-winning experience gave Gibson the edge, says Simons

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CMC) — Ottis Gibson prevailed over other candidates for the South Africa head coaching job due to his 2016 World Twenty20 victory with West Indies. Read More

Convincing players to tour Pakistan will be challenging, says CWI boss

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) p resident Dave Cameron said West Indies players will get to decide whether they tour Pakistan for a series of three Twenty20 Internationals in November. Read More

Local players welcome 'elite' Super League

Friday, September, 15 2017    

Players have welcomed the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) new Super League, which will provide the platform for them to impress national selectors and help to hone their skills for the regional cricket season. Read More

Comeback trail

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 15 2017    

Jamaican fast bowler Reynard Leveridge relishes the chance to set the record straight after injury abruptly curtailed his run on the West Indies 'A' tour of Sri Lanka last October. Read More

Qualifier not an embarrassing route, argues Holder

Friday, September, 15 2017    

BELFAST, Ireland (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder does not believe West Indies having to play in a qualifying tournament to reach the 2019 World Cup in England is an embarrassment for the Caribbean side. Read More

Holder laments missed opportunity

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

BELFAST, Ireland (CMC) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder has rued the washed out One-Day International against Ireland, which robbed the Caribbean side of valuable match practice ahead of the upcoming five-match series against England. Read More

Groundbreaking Windies series confirmed — PCB chairman

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies set for Lahore in late November. Read More

Aguilleira hails sacked management team, keen to work with interim unit

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) —Former West Indies Women's Captain Merissa Aguilleira said she was “a bit saddened” by the sacking of the entire management unit following the recent failed Women's World Cup campaign, but says she is excited by the prospect of working... Read More

Windies face tough World Cup challenge after washout

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

Belfast, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies will need to smash hosts England in the upcoming One-Day International series to avoid the ignominy of being forced to qualify for the World Cup after a washout against Ireland yesterday. Read More



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