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Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Despite half-centuries from opener John Campbell and Brandon King, the Jamaica Scorpions could not replicate the same bowling performance from previous encounters and succumbed by six wickets to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in their Regional...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

As part of the efforts to develop Caymanas Park into a first-world racing destination, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) is pulling out all the stops with the sweetening of the pot for the Road to the Triple Crown, and the...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The first semi-final in the 2021 Regional Super50 Cup gets under way today at 12:30 p.m., with the Jamaica Scorpions taking on arch-rivals Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. Both teams have had contrasting runs...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 8:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Ricky Skerritt famously ousted Dave Cameron in his run to the presidency of Cricket West Indies, but with just one term under his belt, maybe his administration is coming apart at the seams with challenges springing up with the claim he has not...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says the fight and character shown by the team following their come-from-behind win over the Barbados Pride will be needed again, and some, when they face the unbeaten Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

— Former West Indies fast bowler Tino Best wants regular captain Jason Holder to return but has concerns for the batting order. “I think [Nkrumah] Bonner, [Kyle] Mayers, and [Joshua] Da Silva have done enough to keep their place, but that number-...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions avoided elimination from the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 tournament with a six-run win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes yesterday. A fine performance with both the bat and ball from rookie Jeavor Royal won him the...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2021 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will be going all out to avoid elimination from the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 tournament when they take on the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua today at 8 a.m. Jamaica time....

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cricket Association is not quite ready to show its hand, but former West Indies wicket-keeper batsman Jeffrey Dujon has come out in support of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) presidency bid put forward by CWI Director and Guyana Cricket...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2021 | 5:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions put in yet another poor showing with the bat, this time against the Windward Islands Volcanoes, to go down by 92 runs in their Regional Super50 encounter at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. It was the third straight...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2021 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies contingent, who will be returning home this week, will all have broad smiles on their faces when they touch down in their respective territories, following their Test series win away to Bangladesh. No smile will be broader than that...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2021 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team will need to have better clarity at the moment and execute when they come up against the Windward Islands Volcanoes, in their Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 encounter at the Coolidge...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite has dedicated the 2-0 Test series win over Bangladesh to the people of the Caribbean. The Windies completed the sweep with a 17-run win over the hosts in Dhaka yesterday. Brathwaite, who was filling in for...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2021 | 6:24 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Double Olympic gold medal winner and four-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, is calling on the authorities to rethink the idea of holding off on issuing permits for the resumption of sports locally. Following the announcement by the...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Despite a half-century from middle-order batsman Brandon King, the Jamaica Scorpions went down by five wickets to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in their opening encounter of the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 tournament at the Sir Vivian...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies middle-order batsman Nkrumah Bonner says consistency with the bat will be key for the regional side in the ongoing second Test match against Bangladesh in Dhaka. The visitors closed day-one of the first Test on 225/5 after captain...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2021 | 5:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will bow into action in the 2020 Regional Super50 Cup, when they square off with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua today, starting at 8 a.m. Jamaica time. The Andre Coley-coached...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2021 | 3:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman Nkrumah Bonner says the regional side won’t be taking Bangladesh lightly when the teams meet again in the second Test which starts tonight (Jamaica time) in Dhaka. Bonner and the West Indies will be hoping for...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Memorable, historic, and inspiring are some of the adjectives that were used to describe the record-breaking performance from debutant Barbadian Kyle Mayers and the West Indies team, who pulled off an unlikely win in the first Test against...

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2021 | 1:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Jermaine Blackwood continued his good showing with the bat at the international level, as the right-hander was once again among the runs for the West Indies on day three of the ongoing first Test match against Bangladesh. Blackwood scored...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 4:05 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

She has been described as a woman of substance with the tenacity to get the job done, whether it be in varying roles in Jamaican politics, music, sports or women’s affairs. Olivia Grange, aka ‘Babsy’, has stood the test of time,...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell says that the Jamaica Scorpions can give a good account of themselves in the Regional Super50 tournament and challenge for the title despite the franchise having less than ideal preparations going into the tournament....

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite says building solid partnerships and putting up a big first-innings total will be crucial for the regional side, if they are to get a positive result from the ongoing first Test against Bangladesh in Chattogram...

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons hinted that he will be fielding two spinners in the line-up when the side faces Bangladesh in the first Test in Chattogram tonight. With a slow low wicket expected at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, off-...

Published:Monday | February 1, 2021 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies interim captain Kraigg Brathwaite says the team needs to trust its plans and execute them when the first Test match against Bangladesh gets under way on Wednesday. Brathwaite was speaking after the team played to a draw against a...

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