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Published:Friday | January 21, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Rookie West Indies all-rounder Odean Smith will have some big shoes to fill for the West Indies T20 side when they take on England in the first of five matches in Barbados this weekend. With the hard-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell absent from...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA AND West Indies batsman Brandon King is eagerly awaiting the start of the series between the regional side and England, having missed out on the opportunity to play in the lone T20 against Ireland on his home ground, Sabina Park. Due to...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

ONE CENTURY and seven half-centuries were scored over the three days of the Jamaica Scorpions trial game which ended on Monday at the Kensington cricket club. Jermaine Blackwood’s XI and John Campbell’s XI played out a draw in the third JCA...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2022 | 9:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Golfers Justin Burrowes and William Knibbs left the island on Monday for the Dominican Republic where the pair will represent the country at the seventh edition of the Latin America Amateur Golf Championship. Burrowes will be making his third...

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies’ batting woes continued at Sabina Park yesterday as the regional side succumbed to Ireland by two wickets in the third and final One-Day International at Sabina Park. The win enabled Ireland to come from behind and claim a 2-1...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Under-19 team succumbed by six wickets to Australia in their opening Group D ICC Under-19 World Cup encounter at the National Stadium in Providence, Guyana yesterday. The home side decided to take the first strike and could only...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies and Ireland are set to try once again to get some cricket under their belt after the second One-Day International in the CG Insurance series at Sabina Park in Kingston was rescheduled from Tuesday until today, following five COVID-...

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

THE JAMAICA Scorpions are expected to enter the 2022 regional four-day season with quite a few familiar as well as new faces who will get a chance to don the national cap for the franchise team. Already, some of those new faces have got a taste of...

Published:Monday | January 10, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard gave the thumbs up to his team for a workmanlike performance against Ireland, which saw the regional side coming away with a 24-run win in the first One Day International at Sabina Park on Saturday. The Windies’...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It has been just under six months since the West Indies (WI) last played a One-Day International (ODI), and the regional side will get a chance to do so today when they take on Ireland in their first World Cup Super League match at Sabina Park,...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Young West Indies fast bowler Jayden Seales could not hold back the smile when asked if he would relish the opportunity to make his One-Day International debut against Ireland at Sabina Park this Saturday. The last time Seales played at Sabina Park...

Published:Thursday | January 6, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Led by an unbeaten half-century from captain Rovman Powell, the Jamaica Scorpions defeated a touring Ireland side by five wickets in a 50-over warm-up match at Sabina Park on Wednesday. The hard-hitting right-hander Powell was in an aggressive mood...

Published:Wednesday | January 5, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IF EVER a man could have been said to have dedicated his life to cricket, Ruddy Williams was that man. The former Jamaica Cricket Association chairman of selectors and Melbourne Cricket Club (CC) stalwart passed away at the age of 80 on January 1,...

Published:Tuesday | January 4, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE YEAR 2021 was once again dominated by the novel coronavirus, which impacted the world of sports, and cricket was no exception, with the phrases bio-secure bubble, isolation, and quarantine heard constantly as teams tried feverishly to fulfil...

Published:Monday | January 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The inaugural Junior Pan American Games staged in Cali, Colombia, in late November saw 41 nations competing. Jamaica took 16 athletes to the Games and competed in nine of the 10 disciplines for which the country had qualified. The athletes in...

Published:Saturday | January 1, 2022 | 11:04 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Yesterday’s Zoom press conference with West Indies head coach Phil Simmons was always going to be an interesting one, as the Trinidadian faced the media to hear questions about the One-Day International (ODI) and T20 squads that Cricket West Indies...

Published:Thursday | December 30, 2021 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE T20 International between the West Indies and Ireland on January 16 was being touted as the grand farewell for Jamaica and the West Indies’ most prolific T20 batsman, Christopher ‘Henry’ Gayle, however, that reality will not materialise. The...

Published:Wednesday | December 29, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies Under-19 team put in a much-improved all-round performance which saw them defeating South Africa by eight wickets in their second Youth One-Day International (ODI) at the Arnos Vale in St Vincent on Tuesday. Following their 18-run...

Published:Friday | December 17, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Chief Executive Officer Johnny Grave is disappointed by the cancellation of the One-Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan. The ODI leg of the tour was postponed to June 2022 because of a COVID-19 outbreak in the...

Published:Tuesday | December 14, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES captain, Nicholas Pooran, said his team gave away more than enough runs in the field, which ultimately cost them, as they went down by 63 runs in the opening T20 International against Pakistan in Karachi yesterday. The left-hander said...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley is expecting his troops to be one of the fittest teams when the Cricket West Indies (CWI) regional four-day championships bowl off next February, as the squad continues to put in a great deal of work ahead...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

REEL MUSIC, captained by Gregory Mair, sang the sweetest tunes at the prize-giving ceremony, following their triumphant outing at the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club Fishing tournament held over the weekend. Mair and his team, which included Peter Cowan...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

FINALLY, there is relief for the West Indies Women’s cricket team, as they are scheduled to depart Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), tomorrow for the Caribbean. It has been well over a week since the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s...

Published:Saturday | December 4, 2021 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Test captain, Kraigg Brathwaite, wants his team to spend the next few months working on its batting. The skipper is unhappy after the West Indies batting collapsed yesterday for the fourth time in two Test matches against Sri Lanka. The...

Published:Saturday | December 4, 2021 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Perennial contenders Kingston College (KC) continued their march in this season’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup, following the efficient 5-0 beating of Papine High in their Group ‘C’ encounter at the Ashenhiem Stadium. KC coach, Ludlow Bernard, has been...

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