Cricket

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

Amla, Perera lead World XI T20 win over Pakistan

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera hit a towering six off the penultimate ball to steer the World XI to a thrilling seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 yesterday. Read More

Policy change

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has introduced a flagship competition that will change the process by which players are selected for regional tournaments. Read More

Cooper returns as World Cup squad survives failed campaign

Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket West Indies may have dumped the entire West Indies Women's management team, but selectors have retained all 17 players from the failed World Cup campaign for a 10-day training camp ahead of the upcoming series against Sri Lanka... Read More

Holder hoping Brathwaite break paves way for Windies players

Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Test Captain Jason Holder hopes Yorkshire's acquisition of Kraigg Brathwaite for the two final games of the County Championship can lead to a breakthrough on the circuit for other West Indies players. Read More

Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener

Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — Former West Indies Captain Darren Sammy blasted a late cameo, but it proved in vain as the World XI went down to Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 International of the Independence Cup here yesterday. Read More

Windies bringing A-game against Irish, warns Estwick

Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

BELFAST, Ireland (CMC) — Bowling Coach Roddy Estwick has warned Ireland that West Indies will be playing at full throttle when the two teams meet in the one-off One-Day International here today. Read More

Ballance backs Windies opener Brathwaite to fire

Wednesday, September, 13 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Yorkshire Captain Gary Ballance expects West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite to excel during his brief stint with the club in the English County Championship. Read More

CWI confirms management team axing

Tuesday, September, 12 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Cricket West Indies has belatedly confirmed the sacking of the West Indies Women's management team which oversaw the Caribbean side's wretched campaign at the recent Women's World Cup in England. Read More

Shamsi fined for dissent in CPL final

Tuesday, September, 12 2017    

South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee after admitting to a Level 2 breach of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) code of conduct during the tournament's final on Saturday while playing for St Kitts & Nevis Patriots against Trinbago Knight... Read More

Fresh Hope for West Indies after England Tests

Tuesday, September, 12 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Given West Indies' decline as a Test force has been 20 years in the making, it may be unwise to say that Saturday's 2-1 series loss in England means they have “turned a corner”. Read More



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