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Published:Friday | February 11, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions bowlers were made to work on day two of their first-round West Indies Championship clash against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force who secured a first-innings lead at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy yesterday. The hosts will...

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

AFTER A full season was eliminated due to the pandemic, regional four-day cricket will mark a return starting today with three matches across two countries. The Jamaica Scorpions will bow into action against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the...

Published:Monday | February 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Women’s head coach Courtney Walsh says he is pleased with what he has seen from his team, despite the ladies going down by six wickets to South Africa in the fourth One-Day International to surrender the series 2-1. With regular captain...

Published:Monday | February 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph, the top performers for the West Indies in their losing effort against India in the first One Day International (ODI), are convinced that the team is capable of being very competitive against India and can put up a...

Published:Tuesday | February 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It took a super over to separate the West Indies from South Africa in the second One Day International (ODI), with the visitors coming out on top in their rain-affected encounter in Johannesburg. With the rain reducing the contest to a 41 overs per...

Published:Monday | January 31, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder joined Ireland’s Curtis Campher, Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga, and Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan as the only bowlers to claim four wickets in four balls in international cricket as the West Indies won the fifth and...

Published:Monday | January 31, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Batsmen Brad Barnes, Leroy Lugg and Kirk McKenzie are the three new faces in the Jamaica Scorpions squad that will contest the first two matches in the 2022 West Indies Championship, slated to bowl off on February 9. Kensington Cricket Club opener...

Published:Saturday | January 29, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Deandra Dottin’s career-best unbeaten century highlighted what was a no result, as the West Indies took on South Africa in the first Day/Night One-Day International (ODI) in Johannesburg. The diminutive right-hander stroked a masterful 150 not out...

Published:Friday | January 28, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) top brass are expected to meet today at 8 a.m. Jamaica time to discuss issues relating to alleged victimisation and player relationships within the current senior men’s team...

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2022 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

AFTER A nail-biting one-run loss to England in the second T20, the West Indies are buoyed by the fight and determination shown by their batting unit, as they look for an advantage headed into game three of their five-match series at Kensington Oval...

Published:Saturday | January 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has urged regional cricket fans to put last week’s poor performance against Ireland behind and focus on today’s first of five T20s against England in Barbados. The match bowls off at 3 p.m. (Jamaica time). The...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Rookie West Indies all-rounder Odean Smith will have some big shoes to fill for the West Indies T20 side when they take on England in the first of five matches in Barbados this weekend. With the hard-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell absent from...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA AND West Indies batsman Brandon King is eagerly awaiting the start of the series between the regional side and England, having missed out on the opportunity to play in the lone T20 against Ireland on his home ground, Sabina Park. Due to...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

ONE CENTURY and seven half-centuries were scored over the three days of the Jamaica Scorpions trial game which ended on Monday at the Kensington cricket club. Jermaine Blackwood’s XI and John Campbell’s XI played out a draw in the third JCA...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2022 | 9:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Golfers Justin Burrowes and William Knibbs left the island on Monday for the Dominican Republic where the pair will represent the country at the seventh edition of the Latin America Amateur Golf Championship. Burrowes will be making his third...

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies’ batting woes continued at Sabina Park yesterday as the regional side succumbed to Ireland by two wickets in the third and final One-Day International at Sabina Park. The win enabled Ireland to come from behind and claim a 2-1...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Under-19 team succumbed by six wickets to Australia in their opening Group D ICC Under-19 World Cup encounter at the National Stadium in Providence, Guyana yesterday. The home side decided to take the first strike and could only...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies and Ireland are set to try once again to get some cricket under their belt after the second One-Day International in the CG Insurance series at Sabina Park in Kingston was rescheduled from Tuesday until today, following five COVID-...

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Scorpions are expected to enter the 2022 regional four-day season with quite a few familiar as well as new faces who will get a chance to don the national cap for the franchise team. Already, some of those new faces have got a taste of...

Published:Monday | January 10, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard gave the thumbs up to his team for a workmanlike performance against Ireland, which saw the regional side coming away with a 24-run win in the first One Day International at Sabina Park on Saturday. The Windies’...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It has been just under six months since the West Indies (WI) last played a One-Day International (ODI), and the regional side will get a chance to do so today when they take on Ireland in their first World Cup Super League match at Sabina Park,...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Young West Indies fast bowler Jayden Seales could not hold back the smile when asked if he would relish the opportunity to make his One-Day International debut against Ireland at Sabina Park this Saturday. The last time Seales played at Sabina Park...

Published:Thursday | January 6, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Led by an unbeaten half-century from captain Rovman Powell, the Jamaica Scorpions defeated a touring Ireland side by five wickets in a 50-over warm-up match at Sabina Park on Wednesday. The hard-hitting right-hander Powell was in an aggressive mood...

Published:Wednesday | January 5, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IF EVER a man could have been said to have dedicated his life to cricket, Ruddy Williams was that man. The former Jamaica Cricket Association chairman of selectors and Melbourne Cricket Club (CC) stalwart passed away at the age of 80 on January 1,...

Published:Tuesday | January 4, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE YEAR 2021 was once again dominated by the novel coronavirus, which impacted the world of sports, and cricket was no exception, with the phrases bio-secure bubble, isolation, and quarantine heard constantly as teams tried feverishly to fulfil...

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