Cricket

Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Paris , France (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt said Sunday he hopes to still see his dream of becoming a professional footballer come true, when he undergoes a trial at German top flight club Borussia Dortmund. Read More

Windies brush aside PNG in opening warm-up

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies warmed up for the defence of their ICC Under-19 world Cup title by brushing aside minnows Papua New Guinea by eight wickets, in their first official warm-up match here yesterday. Read More

Skipper Johnson hails fitness, teamwork as key to four-peat

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Captain Leon Johnson has hailed the achievement of Guyana Jaguars after they wrapped up their fourth-straight Regional Four-Day Championship title with two rounds to spare. Read More

Sixers banking on Brathwaite to lift fortunes

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) – Sydney Sixers have signed West Indies Twenty20 Captain Carlos Brathwaite for their four remaining games of the Australian Big Bash. Read More

Brooks, Moseley fill trough as Pride draw with Volcanoes

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Pride, led by half-centuries from Shamarh Brooks and Shayne Moseley, chose discretion as the best part of valour and settled for a draw with Windward Islands Volcanoes in the Regional 4-Day Championship on Sunday here. Read More

Dottin gets better of Windies teammate in Heat win

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

HOBART, Tasmania (CMC) — Deandra Dottin won the battle of the West... Read More

Batting carnage as South Africa blast India aside

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Cape Town, South Africa (AFP) — Eighteen wickets fell in a day as South Africa beat India in the first of three battles between Test cricket's two leading teams at Newlands yesterday, with both captains hailing the pitch's contribution to the batting... Read More

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney yesterday. Read More

Disappointed Miller commends gallant Scorpions' bowling effort

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 8 2018    

Amidst the disappointment of a narrow two-wicket defeat to the Guyana Jaguars in their eighth round Regional Four-Day Championship, Jamaica Scorpions captain Nikita Miller heaped praises on his side for a gallant display, especially in the bowling... Read More

Nerveless Campbell helps Hurricanes stun Red Force

Monday, January, 8 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Jason Campbell held his nerve to blast leg-spinner Imran Khan for a straight six and propel Leeward Islands Hurricanes to an exciting one-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force inside three days here Saturday. Read More

Brothers-in-arms

Monday, January, 8 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Nathan Lyon was hailed as Australia's “key” bowler as the team closes in on an emphatic victory in the final Ashes Test after beleaguered England unravelled on a torrid day in Sydney yesterday. Read More

Late umpire Cumberbatch praised for 'impeccable integrity'

Sunday, January, 7 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Prominent jurist and former national cricketer Prakash Moosai has described late former international umpire Clyde Cumberbatch as a man of “impeccable integrity”. Read More

Khawaja leads the way as Australia pull away from England

Sunday, January, 7 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Usman Khawaja plundered a big century as Australia roasted England's bowlers yesterday to open up a 133-run lead with two days to play, in the final Ashes Test in Sydney. Read More

Campbell, Fudadin shine

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 6 2018    

Contrasting half centuries from left-hand openers Assad Fudadin and John Campbell yesterday pulled Jamaica Scorpions back into contention against league leaders Guyana Jaguars in the eighth-round regional four-day game at Sabina Park. Read More

Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead

Saturday, January, 6 2018    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continued to torment England and Usman Khawaja neared a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test in Sydney on Friday. Read More



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