Cricket

Windies to tangle with dangerous Irish in World Cup qualifiers

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies will go head to head with nemeses Ireland in their quest to reach the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup, after being installed in Group A of the World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting in March. Read More

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa
CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Indian Captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday.... Read More

Scorpions strike
HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park.... Read More

Photo: Scorpions strike
Jamaica Scorpions bowler Damion Jacobs (on the ground) goes forward to hold a return catch from Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Sheeno Berridge (out of picture) as Hurricanes nonstriker Jeremiah Louis (right) looks on during play yesterday in the regional four-day match at Sabina...... Read More

PHOTO: On the drive!

Monday, January, 15 2018    

After a lean spell with the West Indies team in recent months, former Holmwood Technical High School cricket captain and batting star Jermaine Blackwood returned to form with a bang late last week. Blackwood, a 26-year-old native of eastern Westmoreland, had polished, attacking knocks of 81 and... Read More

Homing in

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be looking to complete victory on today's final day of their ninth-round regional four-day game against Leeward Islands Hurricanes, after rain interrupted their progress on yesterday's penultimate day at Sabina Park. Read More

Photo: HOMING IN

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Shane Burton (centre) is dismissed during yesterday's play in the regional four-day match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park. Looking on are the Scorpions players Fabian Allen (left) and wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton. (Photo: Bryan... Read More

Ramdin, Jangoo prop up Red Force as Volcanoes eye win

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Test discard Denesh Ramdin continued to press his case for a recall to the regional side, stroking his third half-century of the season here yesterday to move to the brink of 700 runs. Read More

Young Chanderpaul bats Jaguars into superior position

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Tagenarine Chanderpaul hit a half-century that put the grind on a listless Barbados Pride attack to tighten the grip of newly crowned champions Guyana Jaguars on their Regional 4-Day championship match yesterday. Read More

Windies U-19s lose opener despite Simmons, Melius fifties

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC) — Openers Keagan Simmons and Kimani Melius carved out contrasting half-centuries, but reigning champions West Indies Under-19s suffered a disappointing start to their title defence when they went down to hosts New Zealand Under-19s by eight... Read More

Shepherd jolts Pride, after newcomer Holder stars

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — An aggressive spell from Romario Shepherd trumped a memorable debut for Chemar Holder to leave Barbados Pride on the ropes against recently minted champions Guyana Jaguars, in the Regional 4-Day championship yesterday here. Read More

Red Force stumble despite St Clair career-best

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Kavem Hodge struck a career-best hundred but left-arm quick Daniel St Clair answered with a personal best of his own, yet Trinidad and Tobago Red Force found themselves against the ropes in their ninth-round Regional Four-Day match here... Read More

Jacobs, Blackwood shine

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions spinner Damion Jacobs finished with season's best figures of 7-74, as the regional four-day cricket match against Leeward Islands Hurricanes appears destined for an outcome on today's penultimate day. Read More

Hodge, Mayers put Volcanoes in control

Friday, January, 12 2018    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Kavem Hodge was eyeing a second first-class hundred and Kyle Mayers his first, as both struck unbeaten half-centuries to ensure Windward Islands Volcanoes dominated the opening day of their penultimate round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship... Read More

BATTING PAINS

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 12 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions' batsmen were again found wanting as Leeward Islands Hurricanes dismissed the hosts for 197 in the first innings of the ninth-round regional four-day game at Sabina Park. Read More



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