Cricket

U-15 tourney a success despite loss of T&T valuables, says JCA

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 10 2018    

O'neil Cruickshank, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) operations manager, says the country staged a “successful” 2018 West Indies Regional Under-15 tournament, despite the overall mood being tainted after the Trinidad and Tobago team lost valuables including... Read More

Narine leaves troubles behind in match-winning fifty

Monday, April, 9 2018    

KOLKATA, India (CMC) — Sunil Narine cast aside the recent troubles over his action to blast a sensational half-century in a man-of-the-match performance as Kolkata Knight Riders stunned Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here... Read More

Service credits youngsters' spirit, but faults batting, fielding

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 8 2018    

JAMAICA'S Under-15 cricket Head Coach Philip Service lauded the spirit his players showed during the just- ended West Indies Regional 50-over tournament, but said fielding and batting frailties denied them the title. Read More

Narine ready to start for KKR despite woes over action

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) believe beleaguered West Indies spin wizard Sunil Narine will be ready for the start of their campaign in the Indian Premier League after returning home recently to undertake remedial work on his action. Read More

Walsh happy to continue as Bangladesh interim coach

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Fast- bowling legend Courtney Walsh says he is happy to continue as Bangladesh head coach in the interim, until a full-time replacement is found. Read More

Hinds hails Caribbean side's role in Pakistan resurgence

Friday, April, 6 2018    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies Players Association president Wavell Hinds says he is proud of the role West Indies cricket has played in returning international cricket to Pakistan. Read More

Windies coach Law gives Pakistan security high marks

Friday, April, 6 2018    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies head coach Stuart Law has praised security arrangements for the series against Pakistan, labelling them as “outstanding”, following the safe conclusion of the three-match tour. Read More

Barbados rebound to retain Regional U-15 cricket title

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Barbados put in a steely all-round performance yesterday to defeat Guyana by four wickets at Kensington Park in the fifth and final round, and retain the West Indies Regional Under-15 cricket title. Read More

West Indies succumb to Pakistan T20 whitewash

Wednesday, April, 4 2018    

KARACHI, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan produced another imperious performance to beat the West Indies by eight wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International in Karachi yesterday, completing a 3-0 clean sweep of the series. Read More

Sodhi, Wagner 'heroes' as gritty draw gives N Zealand series

Wednesday, April, 4 2018    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner were hailed as heroes yesterday after their gritty 188-ball stand secured a second Test draw and series win for New Zealand against England. Read More

Guyana, Barbados square off for U-15 title

Wednesday, April, 4 2018    

Title holders Barbados and leaders Guyana are set to square off today at Kensington Park in the fifth and final round to decide the 2018 West Indies Regional Under-15 champions. Read More

Ball-tampering scandal had big effect, says Paine

Wednesday, April, 4 2018    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — The fallout from Australia's ball-tampering scandal had a major effect on the performance of the team, new Captain Tim Paine said after his team were thrashed by 492 runs in the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium yesterday. Read More

Mohammed blames historic low on lack of application

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — Captain Jason Mohammed has blamed a lack of application for West Indies' poor showing in the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series against Pakistan here on Sunday. Read More

Title hopes dashed as Jamaica collapse to Guyana

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Hosts Jamaica saw their title hopes dashed after crashing to a four-run defeat to Guyana in their crucial Regional Under-15 cricket match at Port Esquivel Sports Club yesterday. Read More

Prolific 'keeper/batsman Desmond Lewis dies

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Desmond Lewis, a steady wicketkeeper/batsman who played three Test matches for the West Indies, died on March 25 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 72. Read More



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