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Published:Thursday | February 11, 2021 | 5:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will bow into action in the 2020 Regional Super50 Cup, when they square off with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua today, starting at 8 a.m. Jamaica time. The Andre Coley-coached...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2021 | 3:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman Nkrumah Bonner says the regional side won’t be taking Bangladesh lightly when the teams meet again in the second Test which starts tonight (Jamaica time) in Dhaka. Bonner and the West Indies will be hoping for...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Memorable, historic, and inspiring are some of the adjectives that were used to describe the record-breaking performance from debutant Barbadian Kyle Mayers and the West Indies team, who pulled off an unlikely win in the first Test against...

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2021 | 1:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Jermaine Blackwood continued his good showing with the bat at the international level, as the right-hander was once again among the runs for the West Indies on day three of the ongoing first Test match against Bangladesh. Blackwood scored...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 4:05 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

She has been described as a woman of substance with the tenacity to get the job done, whether it be in varying roles in Jamaican politics, music, sports or women’s affairs. Olivia Grange, aka ‘Babsy’, has stood the test of time,...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell says that the Jamaica Scorpions can give a good account of themselves in the Regional Super50 tournament and challenge for the title despite the franchise having less than ideal preparations going into the tournament....

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite says building solid partnerships and putting up a big first-innings total will be crucial for the regional side, if they are to get a positive result from the ongoing first Test against Bangladesh in Chattogram...

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons hinted that he will be fielding two spinners in the line-up when the side faces Bangladesh in the first Test in Chattogram tonight. With a slow low wicket expected at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, off-...

Published:Monday | February 1, 2021 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies interim captain Kraigg Brathwaite says the team needs to trust its plans and execute them when the first Test match against Bangladesh gets under way on Wednesday. Brathwaite was speaking after the team played to a draw against a...

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2021 | 12:31 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood says a conversation with India captain Virat Kohli a couple of years ago helped to revolutionise his game, which has now begun to bear fruit. Blackwood and the West Indies are currently in...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2021 | 4:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach says he expects the Test side to put up a better fight against Bangladesh when the two teams meet in the two-match series, which bowls off on February 3 in Chattogram. Roach was quick to point out that the...

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says there much work to be done with the regional side after their 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series defeat to Bangladesh yesterday. The inexperienced regional side succumbed to a 120-run loss in the third...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies stand-in captain Jason Mohammed was a dejected man after the team’s loss in the second One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh yesterday. Another hapless batting display saw the regional side falter for another below-par score of...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies assistant coach Corey Collymore says Jamaican all-rounder Chinelle Henry can develop into something special in the international women’s game. Collymore, Henry, and the rest of the West Indies women’s squad are now in Antigua at a...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2021 | 7:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies One-Day International (ODI) vice captain Sunil Ambris says the news of teammate Hayden Walsh Jr’s positive COVID-19 test presents a sad situation, and that the scenario scared him. Walsh, a Leeward Islands leg-spinner, who is...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies One-Day International (ODI) captain Jason Mohammed says the preparation leading up to their first ODI against Bangladesh next week will be key to the team’s ambitions in the three-match series. Mohammed was speaking after the team had...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Test captain for the Bangladesh series, Kraigg Brathwaite, says he is expecting his opening partner, John Campbell, to show his true colours in the two-Test series, which bowls off on February 2. The right-handed Brathwaite, who is...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Head of the Jamaica Cricket Association selection panel, Junior Bennett, said it was difficult to come up with the right combination, as the Jamaica Scorpions named their 15-man squad for the Super50 limited-overs tournament, which bowls off in...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says the fringe players who are on the current tour of Bangladesh can cement their place permanently in the senior side if they show the right attitude and performance. Simmons made the statement following a...

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

Former Jamaica and West Indies Women’s cricketer and umpire Vivalyn Latty-Scott died on Sunday after ailing for some time. The 82-year-old Latty-Scott was said to have passed away in her daughter’s arms in Florida, where she had been living. The...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies fast bowler Franklyn Rose is disappointed that the team’s best players will not be on show on the tour of Bangladesh later this month. Cricket West Indies (CWI) says the Windies are set to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI)...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In a year when the global pandemic dominated the headlines, sports and in particular, cricket, took a major hit, with very little action on the pitch to speak about. Only 22 Test matches and 44 One-Day Internationals (ODI) were played in 2020, with...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The sport of golf was one of the very few activities that was able to manoeuvre through the global pandemic in 2020. Locally, the Jamaica Golf Association was able to stage several key tournaments despite the coronavirus, albeit under strict...

Published:Thursday | December 31, 2020 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The professional team held off a resolute amateur team to put their hands on the first-ever Rose Cup team match-play golf competition, following the final day of competition in the two-day event at the Caymanas Golf Club. With the match all squared...

Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2020 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican middle-order batsman Andre McCarthy is one of many new faces that will be touring with the West Indies for their three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and two Tests matches in Bangladesh next month. McCarthy has been named in the ODI squad,...

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