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Published:Tuesday | July 12, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Elishama Beckford was in excellent form over the weekend as he secured top honours in the fourth event of the Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) National Open Series at the Lighthouse Beach in Kingston. Beckford, who was taking part in just his...

Published:Monday | July 11, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Defence Force are the 2022 Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) 50-over champions following a two-wicket win over St Mary in the final at Sabina Park last Saturday. The defending champions St Mary were asked to take the first strike and...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-19 women’s team secured their first win of the Cricket West Indies Rising Stars Women’s Under-19 tournament following an 18-run victory over Guyana at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. The win saw the...

Published:Friday | July 8, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman John Campbell is set to return on July 19 for the continuation of an anti-doping disciplinary hearing. The left-hander, along with his lawyer Mark-Paul Cowan, a representative from the West Indies Players...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES white-ball captain Nicholas Pooran says he hopes his team can put in another commanding performance and wrap up the T20 series against Bangladesh in today’s third and final match in Guyana starting at 12:30 p.m. The home side is coming...

Published:Wednesday | July 6, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S UNDER-19 women were no match for a well-oiled United States, who came away with a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the opening match of the 2022 Cricket West Indies Rising Stars T20 tournament at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy (BLCA) in...

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

History was created at the 34th Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships in Puerto Rico last weekend as Jamaica secured its first-ever individual female title. It wasn’t just one title that Jamaica secured after the three-day event, but two, as...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2022 | 12:37 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The rain certainly stayed away for the second T20 International between the West Indies and Bangladesh in Dominica, and the home side ensured that they went one-nil up in the three-match series following a 35-run win. Following Saturday’s...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2022 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions St Mary will get another chance to retain the Jamaica Cricket Association 50-over title following a narrow eight-run semi-final victory over Kensington Cricket Club on Saturday. St Mary will face the Jamaica Defence Force in the...

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The finalists for the Jamaica Cricket Association 50-over competition will be decided today, as defending champions St Mary Cricket Association face Kensington CC while the Jamaica Defence Force oppose Kingston CC in semi-final action across at two...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says the team’s 10-wicket victory in the second Test against Bangladesh could be the catalyst for the regional side to harness a winning culture. The West Indies secured a 2-0 win against Bangladesh to claim back...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Title favourites Kingston Cricket Club secured one of the biggest victories in the quarterfinals of the Jamaica Cricket Association 50 overs competition following a 117-run win over Clarendon CC in their encounter at Port Esquivel on Saturday. The...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2022 | 5:03 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All-rounder Kyle Mayers played a mature innings by scoring an unbeaten century to help the West Indies to a formidable position over Bangladesh at stumps on day two of the second Test in St Lucia. When stumps were drawn, the left hander was not out...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2022 | 3:19 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Bangladesh bowlers snared three quick wickets to erase the West Indies good start on the second morning of the second Test in St Lucia. When the players left the field for lunch, the home side were 137 for four, still trailing by 97 runs on first...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2022 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On a day when the bowlers showed their mettle, the West Indies shifted gears in the latter part of day one of the second Test to claim top honours against Bangladesh in St Lucia. The regional side will start today’s second day in a healthy position...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2022 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica women’s head coach Shane Brooks said his team will have to hold their nerve and be consistent with both bat and ball if they are to beat Barbados and secure the Women’s Super 50 title today in Guyana. Both sides scored convincing victories...

Published:Friday | June 24, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite says his side will be looking to maintain the pressure and “stay on the gas” against Bangladesh when the sides meet in the second Test starting today at 9 a.m. Jamaica time at the Daren Sammy Stadium in St...

Published:Wednesday | June 22, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA WOMEN’S opening batter Rashada Williams was the standout player as the team booked its place in the semi-final of the CG United Women’s Super50 Cup following their rain-affected eight-wicket victory via the Duckworth Lewis method over the...

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2022 | 5:24 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Fast bowler Kemar Roach claimed his 10th five-wicket haul, as the West Indies dismissed Bangladesh for 245 run sin their second innings on day three of the first Test in Antigua. When stumps were drawn, the home side were 49 for three, chasing 84...

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2022 | 2:44 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan hit an unbeaten half century while wicket-keeper Nurul Hasan is not out on 49, as Bangladesh go into tea on 210 for six, for a lead of 48 runs on day two of the first Test in Antigua. The pair has, so far, added...

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2022 | 11:54 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies medium pacer Kyle Mayers struck a double blow, picking up two quick wickets to leave Bangladesh reeling at 115 for six at lunch on day three of the first Test in Antigua. The visitors who resumed the day on 50 for two, added 16 runs in...

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The two leaders in the West Indies team showed their mettle on day two of the first Test against Bangladesh to maintain the advantage for the hosts heading into today’s third day in Antigua and Barbuda. Captain Kraigg Brathwaite scored 94 while...

Published:Friday | June 17, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was a day when the West Indies bowlers worked well together to first restrict the Bangladesh team, and then captain Kraigg Brathwaite was his usual sedate self at the crease to help the regional side take day one honours in the first Test at the...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

AFTER DIGESTING a couple of weeks of white-ball cricket, the West Indies red-ball Test team will get some much-needed action as they take on Bangladesh in the first match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua starting at 9:00 a.m. this...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA SENIOR women’s head coach Shane Brooks says the team’s championship-winning campaign in the West Indies Women’s T20 Blaze is dedicated to former coach Cleon Smith, who passed away in 2020. Jamaica were crowned champions following a massive...

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