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

Jamaican left-handed batter Jordan Johnson was in scintillating form yesterday as he stroked an unbeaten century to lead West Indies U19 ‘B’ to an eight-wicket win over West Indies U19 ‘A’ in their Rising Stars warm-up 50 overs match at the...

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

The West Indies will be hoping that they can save some face and come out with a victory when they square off with Bangladesh in match 23 at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), starting at 5 a.m. Jamaica time. Both...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The Caribbean racing fraternity is mourning the passing of another stalwart, as Hilary Jardine passed away at the age of 91. The former president of the Jamaica Race Drivers Association, Jardine, died on Sunday, and this follows the passing of...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 4:29 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The West Indies lost to Pakistan by seven wickets in their ICC Twenty20 World Cup warm-up match in Dubai on Monday. The regional side, who opted to bat first, could only total 130 for seven on a slow track at the ICC Cricket Academy. The West...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The Jamaica Tallawahs exited the Caribbean Premier League, going down by 14 runs to the Guyana Amazon Warriors in their must-win rain-affected final game of the campaign yesterday. After a much-improved bowling performance that saw the Tallawahs...

Published:Thursday | August 19, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood has shrugged off any notion that he will be tapering his batting style any time soon. The right-hander was one of the heroes for the regional side in their one-wicket win in the first Test at Sabina Park in...

Published:Monday | August 16, 2021 | 12:48 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The West Indies sealed a nail-biting one-wicket win over Pakistan on the fourth day of the first Test at Sabina Park on Sunday. After dismissing Pakistan for 203 in their second innings thanks to a maiden five-wicket haul from Jayden Seales, the...

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite and Jason Holder led a brilliant West Indies fightback by scoring half-centuries, to give the home side the upper hand after yesterday’s day two of the first Test against Pakistan at Sabina Park. Before the...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 10:54 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

INCLEMENT weather once again proved to be the Achilles heel for the host West Indies, who had to surrender the T20 International cricket series to Pakistan after the fourth and final match was abandoned due to rain at the Guyana National Stadium....

Published:Monday | July 26, 2021 | 9:53 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The inconsistency of the West Indies batsmen was once again on show as Australia put in a workmanlike performance with the ball to secure a six-wicket win in the third and final One-Day International at the Kensington Oval, in Bridgetown, Barbados...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2021 | 4:31 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

All members of the West Indies cricket team and its support staff have returned a negative COVID-19 test on Friday. This follows the postponement of their second One-Day International match against Australia at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown,...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2021 | 9:40 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

Members of the West Indies and Australia cricket teams are today awaiting results from another round of COVID-19 testing, this after a member of staff within the bubble recorded a positive test, which forced the suspension of the second One-Day...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 5:55 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The West Indies lost their fourth Twenty20 (T20) International game against Australia by four runs in Gros Islet, St Lucia on Wednesday night. The series now stands at 3-1, with one game to go. Set 190 to win, the home side could only manage 185...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 10:25 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

With his back against the wall, Chris Gayle showed why he is the 'Universe Boss' as he played an out of this world innings to help guide the West Indies to a six-wicket win over Australia to claim an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match Twenty20...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 9:34 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

Opener Hayley Matthews stroked her second One-Day International (ODI) century, as the West Indies Women defeated Pakistan by eight wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series in Antigua on Monday. Matthews was not out on...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 11:09 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The West Indies put in a clinical performance with both bat and ball to secure a 56-run win over Australia, to go 2-0 up in the five-match Twenty20 (T20) International series, after game two in St Lucia on Saturday night. Shimron Hetmyer and Dwayne...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 1:40 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

Hayden Walsh Jr was one of the standout players for the West Indies in their resolute performance which saw them beat Australia by 18 runs in the opening Twenty20 match in St Lucia on Friday. The leg-spinner bagged three wickets to go along with...

Published:Friday | July 9, 2021 | 10:50 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

Seam bowler Obed McCoy bagged four wickets while Hayden Walsh Jr had career-best figures to help bowl the West Indies to an 18-run win over Australia in the opening T20 International on Friday night in St Lucia. The home side, who made 145...

Published:Tuesday | July 6, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) has put together 12 of the country’s most talented golfers to vie for top honours at the 64th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) which will be held in Puerto Rico from August 8 to 13. National amateur...

Published:Monday | July 5, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

West Indies Women’s captain Stafanie Taylor led from the front with both ball and bat to help her side come away with a six-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final Twenty20 International, which allowed the regional side to come away with a...

Published:Tuesday | June 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

With the T20 series all square at one game apiece, both the West Indies and South Africa have now had a decent look at each other's resources heading into today's third Twenty20 International game in Grenada starting at 1 p.m. Jamaica time. With...

Published:Monday | June 28, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

South Africa quickly shook off their opening defeat on Saturday to get the better of the West Indies by 16 runs in their second Twenty20 International in Grenada yesterday. South Africa captain Temba Bavuma said the team had some serious...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2021 | 10:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

Former champion Justin Burrowes signalled his intentions to fight for the National Amateur title this year, after taking a one-shot lead after day one of the Championships at the Caymanas Golf Course yesterday. Burrowes, who was runner up to...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 9:02 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

It was pitted to be an enthralling fifth and final day with West Indies needing 10 wickets to win the second Test and the series, while the Sri Lankans had to just survive to share the spoils in an evenly contested series. In the end, the visitors...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2021 | 7:35 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

If there was ever a time that the West Indies were in the driver seat of a Test match, it would be this one, as the hosts have put themselves in a commanding position against Sri Lanka after day-four action of the second Test at North Sound,...

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