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Africa rises

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) —Senegal coach Aliou Cisse warned World Cup rivals that the West Africans had added tactical expertise to their enormous talent yesterday after they opened their campaign with a convincing 2-1 win over Poland. Read More

2018 FIFA WORLD CUP STANDINGS as at June 20

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

Group ARussia 2 2 0 0 8 1 6Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0 3Egypt 2 0 0 2 1 4 0Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 Group BIran 1 1 0 0 1 0 3Portugal 1 0 1 0 3 3 1Spain 1 0 1 0 3 3 1Morocco 1 0 0 1 0 1 0  Read More

Illness forces Hetmyer out of series, Paul to replace him

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Illness has forced Shimron Hetmyer out of the current series between West Indies and Sri Lanka, with Keemo Paul being named as his replacement. Read More

Windies A rebound to win second match

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

WORCESTER, England (CMC) — Captain Jason Mohammed notched his second consecutive century and Jermaine Blackwood added another as West Indies 'A' notched the first win of their England tour by defeating Worcestershire by 21 runs yesterday. Read More

Photo: AFRICAN DELIGHT

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

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Windies skipper refuses to be drawn into ball-tampering controversy

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — In the wake of ball tampering allegations against Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal, West Indies Test captain Jason Holder is keeping his focus on winning the ongoing three-match Test series. Read More

Holder eyes win in historic day/night Caribbean Test

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — The West Indies are just one match away from a historic win over Sri Lanka, and captain Jason Holder says the regional side will be gunning for victory in the final Test. Read More

Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal suspended for Oval Test

Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was suspended for one Test match and fined 100 per cent of his match fee after he was found guilty of altering the condition of the ball during the just-concluded second Test match against the West... Read More

Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Sochi , Russia (AFP) — Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game yesterday. Read More

Colombia fret over James as embattled Japan loom at World Cup

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Saransk , Russia (AFP) — Despite sacking their coach just 71 days before the World Cup, Japan will attempt to prove their doubters wrong today against a Colombia side sweating on the fitness of star midfielder James Rodriguez. Read More

Salah declared fit for Egypt, but Russia confident they can stop him

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Saint Petersburg , Russia (AFP) — Mohamed Salah has been declared fit ahead of Egypt's crunch game against Russia today and coach Hector Cuper is optimistic his star striker will play. Read More

Jamaica edge Barbados to lift CWI Regional Women's T20 crown

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica hoisted the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 crown after putting in a dogged team effort to defeat Barbados by four runs in yesterday's nail-biting fifth and final-round match at Sabina Park. Read More

UCT Steppas step away with Everyone's A Winner Top prizes

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

UCT Steppas Track Club swept most of the top awards at Sunday's staging of the Everyone's A Winner/Best Dressed Chicken 5K & 10K road races held at the Hope Botanical Gardens. Read More

Gabriel's performance pushes him to 12th in ICC Test rankings

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Shannon Gabriel's historic wicket-taking performance has propelled him to number 12 in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings.The burly West Indies fast bowler ended with the astounding match figures of 13 for 121 in the drawn second Test match... Read More

#WC2018: Russia sour Salah's return to close in on last 16

Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn't prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 today.An own goal by Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy opened the floodgates on a sodden night in Saint... Read More



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