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Published:Thursday | December 2, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies, for the first time in the series against Sri Lanka, were on the front foot at the end of day three, following some enterprising bowling on day two, backed up by some resolute batting, in the second Test in Galle. After restricting...

Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

UNTIL YESTERDAY, it had been six years since VeersammyPermaul bowled a ball in Test cricket for the West Indies. However, the little man from Berbice, Guyana, looked like he has not missed a beat following his career-best five-wicket haul against...

Published:Monday | November 29, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In what was a low-scoring but exciting final, Manchester’s Fairfield United claimed their first Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community T20 title with a four-wicket win over Race Course of Clarendon at the Noranda Sports Club in...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Fans who were expected to turn out to watch the big showdown between Race Course of Clarendon and Fairfield of Manchester in the Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community T20 Final tomorrow will have to read about it in The Gleaner, as...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

If everything goes according to plan, Jamaica and West Indies batsman Chris Gayle could get his wish of playing his final international match on home soil in the new year. Cricket West Indies (CWI) is said to be advanced in its plans to host...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES cricketer Nkrumah Bonner said the team was unhappy with its batting performance on the fourth day’s play of the first cricket Test match against Sri Lanka in Galle yesterday. Set a fourth innings victory target of 348, the Caribbean...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

AFTER BEING pipped to the Jamaica Open title last week, William Knibbs quickly got back to winning ways, claiming the men’s title at the two-day Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament, which culminated on Sunday at the Caymanas Golf Course....

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES (WI) men’s captain Kraigg Brathwaite says his side’s batsmen need to review how they take on the Sri Lankan spinners, following an underwhelming performance with the bat on yesterday’s second day of the first Test in Galle. The visitors...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It will be a Clarendon and Manchester affair in the final of the Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community T20 Cricket competition this season, following semi-final action at the Ultimate Sports Complex in St Ann on Saturday. In the...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

OVER THE last couple of days, the West Indies players have had to intersperse net sessions with time around the domino table as heavy rains in Sri Lanka have somewhat curtailed their preparations ahead of the first Test in Galle starting on...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Local pro Wesley Brown is keeping himself in the mix after the opening round at the 54-hole Jamaican Open Golf Championship at Tryall in Hanover, with an even-par round of 72, which is good for a tie for 11th place. Brown showed good form on the...

Published:Friday | November 12, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies senior men’s team have had a torrid time in recent weeks with white-ball cricket at the T20 World Cup, and head coach Phil Simmons is keen on getting back to winning ways with the Test side, which is set to resume red-ball action...

Published:Wednesday | November 10, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

LEGENDARY JAMAICAN golfer Jasper Markland will be this year’s honouree at the 54th staging of the Jamaica Open Golf Championship, which will take place from November 14 -17 at the Tryall Golf Club in Hanover. Markland, who won the Jamaica Open...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2021 | 6:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Following back-to-back defeats, India reminded the world how good they are in the shortest format of the game, following an emphatic 66-run win over Afghanistan to register their first win of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup yesterday. The powerhouse...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

PAKISTAN CONTINUED their red-hot form at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, notching a fourth straight to secure the first semi-final spot, following a 45-run win over Namibia in Abu Dhabi yesterday. The win keeps Pakistan atop Group Two with eight...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2021 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

FORMER JAMAICA and West Indies fast bowler, Jerome Taylor, says the regional side should go back to basic cricket if they are to reap any further success at the ongoing ICC World Cup T20 tournament. The West Indies are staring down the scenario of...

Published:Saturday | October 30, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies vice-captain Nicholas Pooran said he was happy that he could have performed for the team, which led to the regional side winning their first match by three runs against Bangladesh at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Sharjah, United Arab...

Published:Friday | October 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican right-handed opening batter Rashada Williams will be embarking on her second overseas tour with the West Indies senior team when they travel to Pakistan for a three-match One Day International (ODI) tour. Williams was named in a 15-member...

Published:Thursday | October 28, 2021 | 1:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies fast bowler Kenny Benjamin says naming Jason Holder as a replacement for the injured Obed McCoy at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup has come a little too late. The left-arm seamer McCoy was ruled out of the ICC tournament due to a...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2021 | 3:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES captain Kieron Pollard could not mask his disappointment yesterday, as the regional side went down by eight wickets to South Africa in their Group One ICC Men’s T20 World Cup encounter in Dubai. Another disappointing batting display...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies look to put the disappointment of their opening loss behind them today when they face South Africa who are also looking for their first win of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. If both team’s first match batting display is anything to go...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies and Guyana opening batsman Clayton Lambert says the West Indies can still go on to do well and defend their title in the upcoming ICC Men’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. This is in spite of the team losing...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

As the West Indies get their first taste of action in a warm-up match against Pakistan in Dubai today, captain Kieron Pollard says the regional side will not be shying away from their aggressive style of cricket at the ICC T20 World Cup in the...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies vice-captain Nicholas Pooran has come out in defence of the selection of Chris Gayle for the West Indies’ Twenty20 (T20) World Cup(WC) squad. Pooran, speaking from the team’s training base in Dubai, described Gayle as a special human...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies coach Phil Simmons says the team needs support and not what he sees as negative energy regarding player selection ahead of the ICC Twenty20 (T20) World Cup, which starts in just over a week. Simmons spoke to the media for the first time...

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