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Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions secured their first win in three attempts in the Regional Super50 Cup following a 97-run win over the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) in Basseterre, St Kitts. The Jamaica Scorpions batsmen were asked to bat better by the...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A new era in Jamaica’s cricket starts today as the Jamaica Scorpions begin their quest for the Super50 Cup when they face arch-rivals Barbados in a Day/Night encounter starting at 12:30 p.m. Jamaica time at Warner Park in St Kitts. With a fresh,...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Grenadian wicketkeeper batsman Denis Smith was all smiles as he gathered with the rest of the Jamaica Scorpions squad as they jetted off yesterday to St Kitts to participate in the 46th edition of the Regional Super50 limited-overs competition...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh has been appointed an assistant coach to the West Indies senior women’s team for the ongoing series against India Women. Walsh, who previously held the role of bowling coach with the Bangladesh...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Newly appointed Jamaica Scorpions head coach André Coley has been mandated by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hierarchy to bring home the Super50 Cup and end the national team’s eight-year limited-over trophy drought. Speaking at a press...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

This season’s ISSA Champions Cup is set to kick off with a bang tomorrow at 4 p.m. as the Xavier Gilbert-coached Dinthill Technical is set to square off with Excelsior High in the opening match of a double-header at the Stadium East field. Gilbert...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 1:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Kingston College (KC) had to work hard to fend off a stubborn challenge from the pesky Vauxhall High, however, the famed purples came away with a 3-1 win in their first leg second-round Manning Cup encounter at the Stadium East...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 1:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Enigmatic Jamaica and West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has shrugged off any notion of retirement as the right-hander has been drafted to play in season three of the Abu Dhabi T10 league, which is scheduled to bowl off on November 15. Samuels will...

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies cricket legends Clive Lloyd and Michael Holding are urging Caribbean fans to be patient with new head coach Phil Simmons and captain Kieron Pollard as the regional side begins yet another era of leadership, starting with an away series...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:53 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica national cricket coach and current chief selector Junior Bennett believes that the selection of Jamaican batsman Brandon King to the West Indies One Day International (ODI), and T20 squad is merited and expects him to do well at the...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The 13th annual Couples Resorts Negril Charity Golf Tournament did their philanthropic best to help the hurricane-ravaged islands in The Bahamas as US$30,000 was raised towards the worthy cause. The majority of that funds came via an online raffle...

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High had to settle for an away point as they were held to a 0-0 draw by St Jago High in their Group A ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup encounter at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Holy Trinity entered the contest joint top of the group...

Published:Friday | September 27, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College (KC) continued their goal-scoring exploits in this year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition after completing a 5-1 win over Dunoon Technical High School in their rescheduled Group ‘G’ encounter. The famed purples, who were...

Published:Friday | September 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs have brought in Bangladeshi batsman Liton Das and Guyanese opener Trevon Griffith for their must-win Caribbean Premier League (CPL) clash against the St Lucia Zouks in Gros Islet today. The Jamaican franchise, who are at the...

Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica and Windies youth captain, Ramaal Lewis, has been receiving rave reviews from his coach and players in the Jamaica Tallawahs set-up since the 23-year-old made his debut for his home franchise against the Trinbago Knight Riders. The...

Published:Wednesday | September 18, 2019 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs better be in the mood to face lots of spinners this evening when they meet the Guyana Amazon Warriors in match number 15 of the Caribbean Premier League at Sabina Park. The unbeaten Amazon Warriors are expected to field an...

Published:Tuesday | September 17, 2019 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Donovan Miller is keeping his fingers crossed that all-rounder André Russell will get a passing grade when he is assessed by the medical panel ahead of their crucial home Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match against the...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs finally got the monkey off their backs and chalked up their first win of the Caribbean Premier League following a four-wicket win over the Barbados Tridents in Match 12 at Sabina Park yesterday. The home side’s victory was led...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Rovman Powell will feature in no more Caribbean Premier League matches this season. This is because of an injury that the 26-year-old picked up at the crease against the Trinbago Knight Riders in what turned out to be...

Published:Friday | September 13, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs will be hoping to return the favour to the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) when the teams clash for the second time this season at Sabina Park tonight. The Tallawahs came out on the losing end when the teams met in Port-of-Spain...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Stand-in captain Rovman Powell is urging the Jamaican fans not to panic despite the Jamaica Tallawahs losing their opening two games in the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. Speaking at a press conference at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-arm spinner Christopher Lamont says that the Jamaica Tallawahs are eager for redemption following their 22-run opening Caribbean Premier League loss to the Trinbago Knight Riders last Friday as they play away to the winless St Kitts and Nevis...

Published:Friday | September 6, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Donovan Miller says his troops are ready and raring to kick-start their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign when they take on the Trinbago Knight Riders at the Queen’s Park Oval tonight at 7 p.m. Miller, who...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies interim coach Richard Pybus has said that he had the building blocks put in place to develop the current West Indies team into a world-­beating unit once again had he been able to carry on. In April, new Cricket West Indies (CWI...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies players Ian Bishop, Daren Ganga, and renowned cricket commentator Barry Wilkinson believe there is much work to be done if the West Indies will ever return to a point where they can compete against the best teams in the world....

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