Cricket

Tridents sign banned Smith for T20 campaign

Thursday, July, 26 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Deposed Australia captain Steve Smith will turn out for Barbados Tridents in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League, organisers announced yesterday. Read More

Ocho Rios High gets Sandals cricket boost

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

Members of the Sandals Jamaica Under-19 Cricket Academy donated a cache of cricket gear to Ocho Rios High School on behalf of Sandals Resorts International on Monday. Read More

Windies take aim at crucial ODI win

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — West Indies are eyeing improvement as they look to avoid a series defeat and force a decider at the weekend when they face Bangladesh in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match series here today. Read More

Taylor in line to face Surrey after penning Somerset contract

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

LONDON (CMC) — West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor will make his debut for Somerset on Friday against Surrey after signing up for the last nine group stage matches of the county's T20 Blast campaign. Read More

Holder urging shotgun Hetmyer to bat deeper

Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — West Indies captain Jason Holder has backed young batting star Shimron Hetmyer to start notching big scores soon, and has encouraged him to spend more time at the crease in order to achieve this. Read More

Windies beaten!

Monday, July, 23 2018    

Providence, Guyana (AFP) — A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies ,in their opening One-day International yesterday. Read More

Patterson, Gayle honoured by UWI for contribution to regional cricket

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

The University of the West Indies on Thursday recognised two Jamaican cricket legends for their contribution to the “region's game”. Read More

Fakhar hits record double ton as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan player to hit a double century in one-day internationals as Pakistan cruised to a massive 244-run win over Zimbabwe in the fourth ODI at Queens Sports Club yesterday. Read More

Powell upbeat despsite Vice Chacellor's XI's four-wicket loss to Bangladesh

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

Despite failing to fire at his full potential in The University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor's XI's four-wicket loss to Bangladesh on Thursday, West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell remains in a positive frame of mind ahead of the One-day International (ODI) series against the South... Read More

South Africa bounce back with Maharaj's eight-for

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch yesterday, after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka. Read More

Former West Indies batsman King gets Graves support after being thrown out of Britain

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves has waded into the controversy surrounding great former West Indies batsman Collis King's deportation from Britain, offering to lend his assistance to ensure the “colossus” was able to return... Read More

Morris cops U-17 cricket MVP award

Friday, July, 20 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados' Antonio Morris took home the highly coveted Most Valuable Player (MVP) award when Cricket West Indies (CWI) held the awards ceremony for the just-concluded Regional U-17 competition on Tuesday. Read More

Archer in sight of 100 wickets after bowling Sussex to victory

Friday, July, 20 2018    

CHELTENHAM, England (CMC) — Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer finished with an eight-wicket match haul as he bowled Sussex to a 28-run victory over Gloucestershire here yesterday to move within striking distance of a hundred first-class wickets. Read More

Gayle, Patterson to be honoured during Bangladesh/Vice Chancellor's XI Tour Match

Thursday, July, 19 2018    

Following their recent 2-0 Test series defeat to the West Indies, Bangladesh will be hoping for a positive result against a University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor's XI in a one-off day/night 50-over clash at Sabina Park today. Read More

Finally, it's all coming together for Jason Holder

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 19 2018    

It came as no surprise when West Indies Captain Jason Holder won the player of the match award after his career-best haul of 11-103 in the second Test against Bangladesh at Sabina Park gave the home side a 166-run win inside three days. Read More



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