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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 | 12:18 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 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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....

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

For many, it was only a matter of time, and predictably, the West Indies suffered a huge 257 run defeat to India on Day 4 of the second Test, which was played at Sabina Park. The result meant the visiting Indians had a clean sweep in all the...

Published:Monday | September 2, 2019 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Windies fast bowler Kemar Roach continued his impressive showing with the ball; however, the Windies face a daunting task to save the second Test match against India following Day three action at Sabina Park in Kingston yesterday. After wrapping up...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Windies captain Jason Holder put in a workmanlike performance with the ball to snare three wickets to put the skid on India, who closed day one of the second Test on 264 for five. Hanuma Vihari is unbeaten on 42, and with him is wicketkeeper...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:48 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies coach Floyd Reifer has made it clear that his team will need to put in a much-improved batting performance if they are to get a positive result in the second Test against India, which bowls off on Friday at Sabina Park. Reifer, who...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican fast-bowler Oshane Thomas was voted West Indies Emerging Player of the Year Monday’s at the 7th Annual Cricket West Indies/West Indies’ Players Association Awards ceremony held in Antigua. Thomas, who made his One-Day International (ODI)...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Head curator at Sabina Park Michael Hylton says West Indies and India players can expect a green-top pitch for their second Test, which bowls off at the venue on August 30. Hylton and the ground staff have been putting in a lot of work on the strip...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

World-renowned Jamaican track and field coach Glen Mills recounted the 2009 World Athletics Championships as the defining moment in his career. Being the handler for the world’s fastest man for over 12 years, Mills says he has witnessed many...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Renowned Jamaican track and field coach and administrator Maurice Wilson say he has witnessed almost all there is to see in the sport of track and field, but very little compares to the astounding performance from Usain Bolt at the 2009 World...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In about three weeks, new national senior cricket coach Andre Coley will take full control of the Jamaica Scorpions Franchise team, as his three-year contract comes into full effect on September 1. The former Windward Islands coach made it clear...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On March 10, 2019, Nikita Miller played his 100th and final regional first-class game for Jamaica at Sabina Park. The left-arm orthodox spinner wasted little time in making the transition into coaching, as the former captain has been appointed by...

Published:Wednesday | August 7, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

National golfer Sean Morris put in a workmanlike performance over two days to emerge champion of the Jamaica Golf Association Independence Classic, which was held at the Sandals Golf and Country Club. Playing in the 0-6 category, veteran Morris...

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