Cricket

Photo: Taking aim

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

West Indies Captain Jason Holder (left) receives treatment to his bowling arm during a team training session at Lord's cricket ground in London on Tuesday, ahead of the third international Test match against England today. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Lord's 'splodge' presents inviting target

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Forget the Lord's slope — Thursday's Test between England and the West Indies could feature the Lord's 'splodge'. Read More

Opener Brathwaite joins Yorkshire for last two matches

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) —Prolific West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has been signed by English County Yorkshire for the last two games of the County Championship. Read More

Ready to pounce!

Wednesday, September, 6 2017    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Brian Lara revealed this week that Sachin Tendulkar had sent him a text message saying the West Indies' victory over England in the second Test at Headingley was “a success the entire world needed”. Read More

Windies hearts with Caribbean as Hurricane Irma threatens

Wednesday, September, 6 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies were busy here yesterday preparing for the decisive third Test at Lord's starting Thursday, but also anxiously keeping an eye on Hurricane Irma back home in the Caribbean. Read More

Lewis fireworks sink hapless Tridents

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Opener Evin Lewis stroked the fastest half-century of this year's Caribbean Premier League but missed out on three figures in controversial circumstances as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots crushed Barbados Tridents by 10 wickets, in the final preliminary... Read More

Samuels hails Test side's fightback, says eligibility rule has caused 'damage'

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Veteran stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has praised the West Indies side for their dramatic comeback in the ongoing Test series against England, and has also defended them against unfair criticism from pundits in the media. Read More

Sri Lanka to play first day-night Test

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Colombo , Sri Lanka (AFP) — Sri Lanka will play their first day/night Test match later this month when they meet Pakistan for a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates, the cricket board said yesterday. Read More

Stokes, Moeen rested for T20 but named in ODI squad

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — All-rounder Ben Stokes has been rested for the solitary Twenty20 International against West Indies later this month, scuppering the anticipated renewed rivalry with West Indies star Carlos Brathwaite. Read More

Weather cuts short Windies' warm-up ahead of England finale

Monday, September, 4 2017    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — The West Indies' hopes of meaningful match practice in the field ahead of next week's deciding third Test against England were curtailed as rain and bad light cut short their two-day match against... Read More

Parnell's heroics keep Tridents hopes alive

Monday, September, 4 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — South African Wayne Parnell turned in a strong all-round performance as Barbados Tridents kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 16-run victory over leaders Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) here Saturday night. Read More

Kohli steers India to 5-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka

Monday, September, 4 2017    

Colombo , Sri Lanka (AFP) — Virat Kohli hit his second century in a row as India thrashed Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth One-Day International yesterday to inflict a humiliating 5-0 series defeat on the beleaguered hosts. Read More

Sangakkara, Emrit await fate, as rematch looms

Sunday, September, 3 2017    

The nine-wicket assault by Guyana Amazon Warriors on defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs on Friday night was certainly breathtaking, so much so that it took both captains by surprise. Read More

Photo: Humiliation!

Sunday, September, 3 2017    

Jamaica Tallawahs Andre McCarthy attempts a flicked shot during his knock of 44.(Photo: Michael Gordon) Read More

Warriors' Walton, Ronchi stun Tallawahs

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 3 2017    

It is Murphy's Law which states that “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”. Read More



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