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Campbell, Bonner proud of match-saving efforts against Volcanoes

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions batsmen John Campbell and Nkrumah Bonner enter today's start of the regional four-day cricket match against Barbados Pride exuding confidence after registering hundreds in their last outing. Read More

Scorpions search for first win against Pride

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be gunning for their first win of the regional four-day cricket season when they entertain Barbados Pride in the third-round contest at Sabina Park in Kingston, starting today.First ball is scheduled to be bowled at 10:00 am. Read More

Dottin returns for T20 World Cup

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Fit-again all-rounder Deandra Dottin is poised to play her first international in 12 months after being recalled to the Caribbean side for next month's Women's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. Read More

Bangladesh appoint Gibson as new pace bowling coach

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new pace bowling coach, replacing South African Charl Langeveldt who resigned in December. Read More

King, Powell named in Scorpions squad

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

West Indies players Brandon King and Rovman Powell have been included in the Jamaica Scorpions squad for the regional four-day match against Barbados Pride. Read More

Windies hand over autographed bat for charity fund-raiser

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — West Indies have made a special donation to the Paediatrics Assistance League of St Kitts & Nevis (PALS), a long-standing charity which oversees the well-being of children on the island here. Read More

Windies set to tour Sri Lanka for white-ball series

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) — West Indies will clash with Sri Lanka in a white-ball series for the first time in nearly 4 years when they arrive here next month for five limited overs matches. Read More

Tendulkar, Walsh to coach Aussie bush fire relief match

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh will coach star-studded teams in a charity match to raise funds for victims of Australia's bush fires, organisers said yesterday. Read More

Volcanoes Coach Richardson regrets enforcing follow-on in Scorpions draw

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

WHILE praising the standard of the pitch that facilitated a high-quality contest, Windward Islands Volcanoes Head Coach Andrew Richardson conceded that they might have erred in opting to enforce the follow-on against Jamaica Scorpions. Read More

Simmons fireworks earns Windies share of series

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Lendl Simmons flirted with a maiden Twenty20 International hundred as West Indies crushed Ireland by nine wickets, in the final match here Sunday night, to earn a share of the three-match series. Read More

Forever 'Young'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young became the first West Indian and only the fourth player of all time to hit a half-century and take five wickets at an ICC Under-19 World Cup, as a clinical West Indies trounced England by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern... Read More

Photo: FOREVER 'YOUNG'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

West Indies all-rounder and Man of the Match Nyeem Young hits the ball towards the boundary as England wicketkeeper Jordan Cox reacts during the ICC Under-19 WorldCup match in Kimberley South Africa, yesterday. West Indies won by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern. (Photo:... Read More

Green backs Scorpions to eradicate first-innings blues

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

PACE bowler Derval Green is convinced that Jamaica Scorpions will eradicate the first-innings woes which left them in desperate positions before recovering in the opening two rounds of the regional four-day cricket tournament. Read More

South Africa on brink of humiliating defeat after Root Test best

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Port Elizabeth, South Africa (AFP) — England Captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Clinical India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Bangalore , India (AFP) — A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International yesterday. Read More



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