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Stories by Orville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:17 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Melbourne are the 2019 Senior Cup champions after taking first-innings points in their drawn two-day final against the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at Sabina Park yesterday. Resuming on 102 for two in reply to JDF’s first-innings score of 113,...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:17 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The two-day Senior Cup final between the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and Melbourne Cricket Club, set to start today at Sabina Park, is expected to produce a riveting contest. The teams are relatively evenly matched, and the game could go right...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:13 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

When the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) meet Melbourne in this weekend’s Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup final, one man they will be banking on is their 26-year-old captain, Leighton Leslie. The all-rounder has had an up-and-down season,...

Published:Monday | April 8, 2019 | 12:31 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will meet in next weekend’s Senior Cup final after getting the better of St Thomas and Kingston, respectively, in the semi-finals at the weekend. At Up Park Camp, JDF scored 299 in...

Published:Friday | March 15, 2019 | 12:44 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) presidential candidate Richard “ Ricky” Skerritt has promised to bring some solutions to the challenges now facing West Indies cricket. Skerritt is challenging current president Dave Cameron, who is seeking a fourth term...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:51 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

In one of the most exciting Regional Four-Day games seen at Sabina Park in many moons, the Barbados Pride carved out a narrow two-wicket win over the Jamaica Scorpions. Chasing 158 to win, the visitors closed on 161 for eight. It was effectively...

Published:Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 12:20 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Visitors Barbados Pride held the upper hand at stumps on yesterday’s second day against the Jamaica Scorpions in their Regional Four-day Championship game at Sabina Park. Replying to the home team’s first-innings score of 250, the visitors will...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:14 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

A brilliant sixth-wicket stand of 169 between Nkrumah Bonner and Paul Palmer Jr spared the blushes of the Jamaica Scorpions and has left their Regional Four-day Championship game against the Barbados Pride fairly evenly poised going into today's...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:21 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Leeward Islands Hurricanes will enter today’s third day against the Jamaica Scorpions with a slight advantage in Regional Four-Day Championship cricket action at Sabina Park. The visitors are 171 for three in their second innings, an...

Published:Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 12:22 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions eked out their third win in the Regional Four-day tournament after pulling off an impressive come, from behind eight-wicket win over the defending champions and tournament leaders the Guyana Jaguars at Sabina Park yesterday....

Published:Friday | February 22, 2019 | 12:45 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The ball dominated the bat on yesterday’s opening day of the Regional Four-day game between the Jamaica Scorpions and the Guyana Jaguars at Sabina Park. At close of play the Jaguars held the slight advantage, with the Scorpions reaching 108 for...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:14 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

For 23-year-old offspinner Akim Fraser, all is well and right with the world. The former Jamaica College standout has earned his first call-up to the Jamaica Scorpions squad for their regional-four day clash against defending champions the Guyana...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:46 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

“One swallow doth not a summer make,” but it came as a huge sigh of relief to the players and management of the team when the Jamaica Scorpions finally came away with something in the ‘W’ column, a tense four-wicket win away...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions suffered the ignominy of being soundly beaten in their first three games in the Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day competition after the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force completed the formalities to...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Nikita Miller of Jamaica Scorpions and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force's Anderson Phillip shared individual honours on the day but the Red Force held a distinct advantage over the hosts at stumps on day two of their WICB Professional Cricket League...

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions hold the advantage at the end of an interesting and quite unusual first day against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional Four-day match at Sabina Park yesterday.Trinidad and Tobago...

Published:Tuesday | January 8, 2019 | 12:36 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Windward Islands Volcanoes beat the Jamaica Scorpions by five wickets in their Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional Four-Day competition game at Sabina Park, Kingston yesterday. Resuming on the final day on 176 for 4, needing...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

Derval Green is enjoying life as a cricketer playing for the Jamaica Scorpions at the moment.Green, 30 years old, made the Jamaica Scorpions Regional Super50 team in 2015 and eventually forced his way into the side for the Regional four-Day team as...

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