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Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions and the Barbados Pride will square off today at 12:30 p.m. Jamaica time at the Coolidge Cricket Ground to decide who will secure the last semi-final spot in the Regional Super50 tournament. Both teams are on four points with...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions captain Rovman Powell says his side will have to quickly shrug off the defeat to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force and come good against Guyana in today’s Regional Super50 encounter at the Coolidge Cricket ground, starting at 12:...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, while lamenting the team’s poor showing in Bangladesh so far, is hoping to secure at least 10 points and put their first numbers up on the ICC ODI Super League table. Following back-to-back defeats and...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican slow left-arm bowler Dennis Bulli could not hold back his excitement when he got the call from lead selector Junior Bennett, that he was in the Scorpions squad for the Super50 tournament. It has been months since the former Kensington and...

Published:Sunday | January 3, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican batsman Jermaine Blackwood said his recent exploits with the bat has given him the confidence to go on to score more centuries following decent returns in 2020. Blackwood scored his second Test hundred for the West Indies against New...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Ricky Skerritt, is upbeat about the regional side’s prospects and is confident that the entity will have an exciting and entertaining 2021. Skerritt, the former West Indies team manager, who was appointed...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Renowned track and field analyst Hubert Lawrence says double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah can take heart from her performances this season, despite not winning the female World Athlete of the Year award. Thompson Herah, who was one...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) will be undertaking a ‘bubble style’ format for this year’s staging of the Jamaica Open, which is slated to get under way with the Pro-Am event on Saturday, December 12. Similar to the protocols being undertaken...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican UK-based coach Donovan Miller is among three coaches reported by ESPN Cricinfo as being shortlisted for the head coaching job at English County side Warwickshire. Miller, the former Jamaica Tallawahs head coach, is set to undergo a second...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:26 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

National Junior Champion Rocco Lopez was in scintillating form on the opening day of the two-day Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament, following his two-under-par 70 at the Caymanas Golf Course. Lopez, was the only golfer in red numbers in...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons believes the return of batsmen Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer to the Test squad will bring healthy competition to the team’s batting unit, as the side get ready to square off with New Zealand in a two-match...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the country continues to fight with the deadly coronavirus disease, sports in Jamaica has been at a virtual standstill, with only horse racing and golf getting the green light to go ahead under strict protocols to host events. With the community...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the region continues to grapple with the effects brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Caribbean’s cricket authorities have had to find innovative ways to keep the sport going. As such, the region’s limited overs competition, the Super50,...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former national assistant coach Miguel Coley says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) must act quickly in building good relationships with clubs as the Reggae Boyz face a hectic 2021 football season. The Reggae Boyz will have a stacked schedule...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbadian Deandra Dottin continued her good form with the bat, and also for the first time contributed with the ball. However, her efforts weren’t good enough to prevent the West Indies from going down by 20 runs to England in the third T20...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:39 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies Women’s captain Stafanie Taylor says her team along with the England players will be taking the knee before all the games in the upcoming T20 series in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Taylor announced the news via a Zoom...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs will face the Trinbago Knight Riders in the semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Tuesday, following their seven-wicket loss to the Barbados Tridents yesterday. The defeat means the Tallawahs on seven points...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 1:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A fine momentum-building innings from New Zealander Glenn Phillips and some resolute bowling helped the Jamaica Tallawahs to bounce back to winning ways, as they defeated the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in their Caribbean Premier League encounter...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If you are a Tallawahs fan, you might not want to read much further, as the Jamaican franchise put in yet another hapless display with the bat to lose by 14 runs to the Guyana Amazon Warriors, in a low-scoring Caribbean Premier League encounter at...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:35 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman John Campbell has taken some time to reflect on what was a torrid tour of England recently with the regional side. The left-hander had a tour he would want to forget with the bat, as the opener made only 84 runs in...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

William Knibbs’ hot streak continues on the local golfing circuit as the recently crowned National Amateur Champion has seized the early lead on day one of the two-day Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Emancipendence Classic at the Caymanas Golf Club...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He is the dazzling batting all-rounder that has lit up franchise Twenty20 and international cricket for the West Indies in recent years. Fabian Allen’s meteoric rise in the shorter format of the game has many adoring fans wanting more from the...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Sebert Walker Jr stepped up his game on the second day of the National Amateur Golf Championship, as his even-par round pushed him to the top of the leaderboard in the 0-6 handicap category at the Half Moon Golf Course yesterday. Walker Jr, who was...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) is set to nominate outgoing English and Wales Cricket Board chief Colin Graves over former CWI President Dave Cameron for the International Cricket Council (ICC) chairmanship. The Sunday Gleaner understands that CWI...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Brandon Burke is creating waves on the women’s professional tennis circuit, as the former player has been elected as the World Tennis Association (WTA) player representative on the association’s board. Burke, whose appointment will take...

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