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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....

Published:Friday | July 9, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The memories of the series loss against South Africa still linger for West Indies captain Kieron Pollard, who is hoping that his troops can flip the script and find a winning formula against Australia in the first of five T20 International cricket...

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Captain Stafanie Taylor was in scintillating form, scoring her sixth One-Day International (ODI) century to guide the West Indies Women to a five-wicket win over Pakistan Women in the opening match of the five-match series at the Coolidge Cricket...

Published:Friday | July 2, 2021 | 8:24 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican seam bowler Chinelle Henry and batter Chedean Nation had to be transported to the hospital after it was reported both players passed out on the field of play as the West Indies hosted Pakistan in the second T20 international at the...

Published:Friday | July 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

They say when you want something done, you should do it yourself, and that is exactly what captain Kieron Pollard did as he and compatriot Dwayne Bravo guided the West Indies to a 21-run win over South Africa in the fourth Twenty20 (T20)...

Published:Thursday | July 1, 2021 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies will be looking to shrug off the disappointment of some mediocre batting performances with the aim of staying alive in their five- match T20 series when they clash with South Africa today in the penultimate encounter in Grenada,...

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

Barbadian fast bowler Shamilia Connell put in a spirited performance by claiming three crucial early wickets to help the West Indies Women hold on for a narrow 10-run win in the opening T20 International against Pakistan women in Antigua yesterday...

Published:Thursday | July 1, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Justin Burrowes’ imperious form continued, as the national amateur champion secured top spot following the 54-hole Jamaica Golf Association national trials, which were played at the Cinnamon Hill and Caymanas golf courses on Sunday. The diminutive...

Published:Wednesday | June 30, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Before the third T20 against South Africa, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard had called for his team to apply batting intelligence. However, all that talk seemed to have gone through the window, as the regional side fell short by one run against...

Published:Saturday | June 26, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

As the disappointing memories of the recent Test series still linger, the West Indies T20 side will be hoping to bring back a few smiles on the faces of Caribbean fans, when the regional side host South Africa in the first of five T20...

Published:Friday | June 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies vice-captain Nicholas Pooran says the Twenty20 (T20) team is confident and ready to face South Africa, starting with the first of five T20 Internationals in Grenada tomorrow. Pooran and other players are returning from stints in the...

Published:Tuesday | June 22, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Despite a gritty half-century from opener Keiran Powell, the West Indies’ fragile batting proved costly once more with a Test defeat to South Africa yesterday. The home side succumbed to some excellent spin bowling from Keshav Maharaj to go down by...

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