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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...

Published:Friday | June 10, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Sol Rally Barbados has not been kind to Jamaican driver Jeffrey Panton and co-driver Mike Fennell Jr in recent years as for the second time in the past three outings, Panton failed to complete the two-day event. Back in 2019, Panton suffered a...

Published:Wednesday | June 8, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE HALF Moon Golf Course in Montego was filled with excitement over the past weekend, as the island’s top prospects battled it out for top honours at the Jamaica Golf Association National Senior Trials. When the dust settled, it was Justin...

Published:Tuesday | June 7, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

After an absence of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regional women’s cricket is slated to restart in Guyana today, weather permitting, as the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s T20 Blaze takes centre stage. The CG United Women’s Super50 Cup...

Published:Monday | June 6, 2022 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon Cricket Association maintained a slight lead over St Mary Cricket Association by net run rate in Pool Two as round five action in the Jamaica Cricket Association All-Island 50-over competition culminated on the weekend. Clarendon secured...

Published:Friday | June 3, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman Brandon King says he is hoping that he can continue to ride the purple patch he is currently in, following his Man of the Match performance against the Netherlands which saw the West Indies win the second One Day...

Published:Thursday | June 2, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

FORMER CAPTAIN Paul Palmer played a mature innings, scoring a career-best unbeaten century to guide the Jamaica Scorpions to 302 all out on the opening day of their fifth-round West Indies Championship match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2022 | 5:22 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Middle-order batsman Paul Palmer Jr stroked a brilliant and unbeaten century as the Jamaica Scorpions were all out for 302 at the close of day one against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in their fifth-round West Indies Championship match at the...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2022 | 2:21 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Paul Palmer has, been in a defiant mood, scoring an unbeaten half century as the Jamaica Scorpions have fought back against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at Tea on day one of their fifth-round West Indies Championship match at the Brian Lara...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2022 | 12:41 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions have found themselves in early trouble against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes on day one of their fifth-round West Indies Championship match at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba. At lunch, the Scorpions, who were sent...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES captain Nicholas Pooran commended his side’s batting approach against the Netherlands, following the regional unit’s seven-wicket win under the Duckworth Lewis Method in the first One-Day International in Amstelveen. Shai Hope led the...

Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2022 | 12:55 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies will officially start their white-ball era with new captain Nicholas Pooran at the helm today and the left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman is already talking up a game that will be different from his predecessor, Kieron Pollard. Pooran...

Published:Saturday | May 28, 2022 | 5:28 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions managed to stave off defeat by batting out the final day against the Guyana Harpy Eagles in their fourth-round West Indies Championship match at the Diego Martin Sports Complex in Trinidad. When the game was called off, the...

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