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Published:Friday | August 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs will get their first taste of action in this year’s Caribbean Premier League when they take on the newly named St Lucia Kings in Basseterre, St Kitts, at 9 a.m. Jamaica time. Head coach Floyd Reifer made it clear that the team...

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA WILL head into today’s second round of the 64th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) in second place in the Hoerman Cup standings, following a team score of 21 over par 309 in the opening round of the tournament, which is currently...

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

DESPITE FIGHTING knocks from Jason Holder and captain Kraigg Brathwaite, the West Indies succumbed to a 109-run loss to Pakistan on the final day of the second Test at Sabina Park. Holder top-scored with 47, while Brathwaite batted a long time for...

Published:Tuesday | August 24, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was a day where Pakistan’s seamers, led by Shaheen Shah Afridi, had a field day, but when stumps were drawn on the fourth day, the home side will need 280 runs to win the second Test with nine wickets in hand, after going in at stumps at 49 for...

Published:Monday | August 23, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

ONCE AGAIN the West Indies top order could not cope with the pace and swing of Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi, who claimed two early wickets as the hosts closed the third day of the second Test on 39 for three, still trailing by 263 runs after...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

With more ICC Test Championship points up for grabs, the second-placed West Indies will be seeking to claim a series sweep against Pakistan in their second and final Test match at Sabina Park today. This would see them jump to the top of the...

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies pacer Kemar Roach describes the team’s one-wicket victory over Pakistan at Sabina Park on Sunday as the biggest one for him in Test cricket. Roach was the hero in the game, albeit with the bat, as he scored a brilliant unbeaten 30 to...

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

The fourth day of the first Test match at Sabina Park between the West Indies and Pakistan was not one for the faint-hearted, however, the home side managed to claw their way to a nail-biting one-wicket win, which puts the hosts 1-0 up in the two-...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies trail Pakistan by 215 runs after the opening day of their Test match at Sabina Park in Kingston yesterday. The Windies bowlers did their job admirably to restrict Pakistan to 217 runs, however, their batting proved to be the...

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

THE LAST time the West Indies defeated Pakistan in a Test match at Sabina Park, Clive Lloyd was at the helm when the regional side beat Mushtaq Mohammad’s team by 140 runs in 1977. In more recent memories at the venue, leg-spinner Yasir Shah bagged...

Published:Thursday | August 5, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers had to settle for a third-place finish in the team standings at the end of the 54-hole Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship in the Dominican Republic. The Jamaicans had a tough third and final day, where they could...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies cricket team will be hoping that the weather gods smile down on them today in Guyana as they look to get some action under their belt in the fourth and final T20 International against Pakistan at the National Stadium, starting at 10...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Olympian Maurice Wignall is confident that Jamaica’s male hurdlers can cop two medals after the dust is settled in the 110m hurdle event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The 2006 Commonwealth Games gold medallist believes the Jamaican...

Published:Monday | August 2, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers found conditions at the Punta Cana Golf course a little tougher than anticipated as the team currently lies third after the opening round of the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships in the Dominican Republic...

Published:Saturday | July 31, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S HEAD coach, Jonathan Newnham, is hoping that his team can find that extra gear and come up with the goods to crown themselves champions at the end of the 54-hole Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC), which tees off tomorrow...

Published:Saturday | July 31, 2021 | 12:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

After the no-result in the opening contest because of inclement weather, the West Indies and Pakistan will hope to complete their T20 fixture when the sides meet in the second game of the series in Providence Guyana, starting today at 10 am...

Published:Wednesday | July 28, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies and Pakistan will get a final chance to fine-tune their preparations ahead of the ICC Men’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup later this year. The teams meet in the first of four T20 International matches starting at the Kensington Oval in...

Published:Monday | July 26, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies and Australia will have their third and final game to claim all the marbles as the sides meet in the One-Day International series decider at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, today. The home side, on the back of a brilliant...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard wants his charges to give a better showing in their second One-Day International (ODI) game against Australian at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, today. Cricket Australia labelled the West Indies...

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard is hoping that the momentum gained from the Twenty20 (T20) series win against Australia recently will transcend into the One-Day Internationals (ODI) which bowl off today at 1:30 p.m. Jamaica time at the...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has been feeling much happier recently as he has begun to see his team put in the type of performances that reflect their status as World Twenty20 (T20) champions. The regional side is coming off a 4-1 T20 series...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Women’s ‘A’ team ended their series winless against their Pakistan counterparts, following a seven-wicket loss in the third and final One-Day International at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua yesterday. Asked to take first...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Despite a gritty half-century from Kyshona Knight, the West Indies Women’s team went down by four wickets to Pakistan in the fourth One Day International (ODI) at North Sound in Antigua yesterday. Knight stroked a brilliant 88 from 140 balls with...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies stand-in captain Nicholas Pooran says the team will continue to stand behind Andre Russell, despite the Jamaican not being able to get the team over the line in the fourth Twenty20 (T20) International against Australia in St Lucia on...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Hayley Matthews picked up where her skipper left off from the first One Day International by starring with both ball and bat in game two, to help the West Indies come away with a clinical eight-wicket win against Pakistan at Coolidge in Antigua....

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