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Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs are facing elimination from the Caribbean Premier League, this after they went down by 46 runs to the Guyana Amazon Warriors in match 26 of the Caribbean Premier League. The Tallawahs were not able to chase down the 170 runs...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Fast bowlers Kemar Roach and Jayden Seales continued their good showing with the ball by grabbing two wickets each, to restrict Pakistan to 160 for five, batting a second time, which is a lead of 124 runs heading into today’s fourth day of the...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

FORMER NATIONAL player Jodi Munn-Barrow stroked her way into the record books of golfing annals, after she was elected as the first female president of the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) at the annual general meeting on Friday. Munn-Barrow, who has...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:35 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DESPITE A blistering half-century from wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran, the West Indies left it a little too late and succumbed to Pakistan by seven runs in the second T20 International cricket match in Guyana yesterday. The left-handed vice-...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 12:53 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He was described as a man that worked hard and played hard. Alva Anderson, the 83-year-old businessman and sports enthusiast, passed away on Thursday after ailing for some time. Outside of his early professional life and astute business dealings...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The West Indies once again showed that their batting unit still needs a lot of improvement, as they could not come up with the goods, going down by 25 runs in the fifth and final T20 in Grenada to South Africa, who claimed the series 3-2. Chasing...

Published:Sunday | June 27, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard says his side wanted to hit the first punch, and they did just that, following a comprehensive eight-wicket win in the opening T20 against South Africa in Grenada yesterday. Man of the Match Evin Lewis was the...

Published:Sunday | June 13, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons made it clear that his team has to hit their straps from the get-go, if they are to salvage anything from the two-match Test series, following their demoralising innings and 63-run defeat by South Africa in the...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He is known to be one of the best Twenty20 bowlers in the world, having taken his talents from the senior West Indies team, to as far as the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Krishmar Santokie, who to this day possesses some of the best...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Middle-order batsman Paul Palmer Jr and fast bowler Marquino Mindley are among six Jamaicans who have been invited as part of a 30-man high-performance red-ball training camp in St Lucia starting today. This is in preparation for the upcoming Test...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2021 | 12:45 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

There have been a lot of good things that have been happening with regard to West Indies cricket in the last couple of months. A Test series win in Bangladesh, coupled with the T20 and One Day series wins against Sri Lanka, seemed to have...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Coolidge Cricket Ground is set to come alight this afternoon when the West Indies and Sri Lanka square off in the series decider in the third and final T20 International in Antigua starting at 5 p.m. Jamaica time. The visitors on Friday came...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions and the Barbados Pride will square off today at 12:30 p.m. Jamaica time at the Coolidge Cricket Ground to decide who will secure the last semi-final spot in the Regional Super50 tournament. Both teams are on four points with...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions captain Rovman Powell says his side will have to quickly shrug off the defeat to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force and come good against Guyana in today’s Regional Super50 encounter at the Coolidge Cricket ground, starting at 12:...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, while lamenting the team’s poor showing in Bangladesh so far, is hoping to secure at least 10 points and put their first numbers up on the ICC ODI Super League table. Following back-to-back defeats and...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican slow left-arm bowler Dennis Bulli could not hold back his excitement when he got the call from lead selector Junior Bennett, that he was in the Scorpions squad for the Super50 tournament. It has been months since the former Kensington and...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican batsman Jermaine Blackwood said his recent exploits with the bat has given him the confidence to go on to score more centuries following decent returns in 2020. Blackwood scored his second Test hundred for the West Indies against New...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Ricky Skerritt, is upbeat about the regional side’s prospects and is confident that the entity will have an exciting and entertaining 2021. Skerritt, the former West Indies team manager, who was appointed...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Renowned track and field analyst Hubert Lawrence says double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah can take heart from her performances this season, despite not winning the female World Athlete of the Year award. Thompson Herah, who was one...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) will be undertaking a ‘bubble style’ format for this year’s staging of the Jamaica Open, which is slated to get under way with the Pro-Am event on Saturday, December 12. Similar to the protocols being undertaken...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican UK-based coach Donovan Miller is among three coaches reported by ESPN Cricinfo as being shortlisted for the head coaching job at English County side Warwickshire. Miller, the former Jamaica Tallawahs head coach, is set to undergo a second...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:26 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

National Junior Champion Rocco Lopez was in scintillating form on the opening day of the two-day Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament, following his two-under-par 70 at the Caymanas Golf Course. Lopez, was the only golfer in red numbers in...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons believes the return of batsmen Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer to the Test squad will bring healthy competition to the team’s batting unit, as the side get ready to square off with New Zealand in a two-match...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the country continues to fight with the deadly coronavirus disease, sports in Jamaica has been at a virtual standstill, with only horse racing and golf getting the green light to go ahead under strict protocols to host events. With the community...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the region continues to grapple with the effects brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Caribbean’s cricket authorities have had to find innovative ways to keep the sport going. As such, the region’s limited overs competition, the Super50,...

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