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Stories by Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2024 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) secured the ISSA Under-14 cricket title following a six-wicket win over Manchester High in the final played at the Sir P Oval in Clarendon. Manchester High, after winning the toss and electing to bat, could...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2024 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Junction Ballards Valley maintained their dominance in St Elizabeth after reclaiming the coveted Social Development Commission’s (SDC) National Community T20 Parish Champions title. Their stellar performance unfolded at the Manley Horn Sports...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2024 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WESTBURY, New York: WHILE THE atmosphere at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in Westbury, New York, has been impressive where a number of T20 World Cup games have been staged, the cricketers, batsmen in particular, are happy to see...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2024 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In a clash of contrasting cricketing cultures, the spotlight turns to the Providence Stadium in Guyana as the two-time champions West Indies host Uganda in an ICC T20 World Cup Group C encounter which is slated to bowl off at 7:30 p.m. Jamaica time...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2024 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IT WAS almost heart-in-the-mouth stuff from host West Indies who had to show nerves of steel to eventually carve out a comfortable five-wicket victory over a pesky Papua New Guinea (PNG) side in their opening match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2024 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

DESPITE DRY underfoot conditions and a conversely humid atmosphere at the Caymanas Golf...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IN A captivating showdown at Sabina Park, the West Indies secured a resounding eight-wicket victory over South Africa, clinching the third T20I and sweeping the series 3-0. The hosts’ formidable performance was spearheaded by an explosive batting...

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2024 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Regional cricket fans are bracing themselves for another exhilarating clash in the second T20 International between the West Indies and South Africa at the iconic Sabina Park. The match bowls off at 2 p.m. After a riveting opener that saw the...

Published:Friday | May 24, 2024 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies, on the back of some enterprising batting from captain Brandon King and a workmanlike effort with the ball, set up a 28-run win over the touring South Africans in their opening T20 clash at Sabina Park yesterday. King put his money...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE LAST time Sabina Park hosted an International T20 game was August 2022 when the regional side took on New Zealand. Starting today at 2 p.m. local time, the Mecca of cricket in the country will play host to the first of three T20 matches, with...

Published:Tuesday | May 21, 2024 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

After days of intense competition, Blaise Bicknell and Chandie James emerged as the overall champions in the Open and Amateur sections, respectively, at the Bounty-sponsored Invitational Classic, which culminated at the Couples Resorts Tower Isle...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2024 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s number one tennis player Blaise Bicknell and the nation’s top Davis Cup player Randy Phillips are set to grace the stage at the 2024 Bounty Invitational Tennis Tournament which got underway at the Couples Resorts Tower Isle and San Souci...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

TACKY HIGH School will lock horns with St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) for the ISSA/TVJ Super 8 T20 title following commanding semi-final victories at Sabina Park yesterday. The opening semi-final saw Tacky producing an efficient...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2024 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE FINAL four teams in this year’s ISSA/TVJ Super 8 T20 competition will battle today at Sabina Park to decide who will make it to the final at the Sir P Oval in Clarendon on Saturday. The opening semifinal at 9:30 a.m. will see Zone B winners...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2024 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

He is known as ‘Mr Dependable’ in the Mount Pleasant team, and Sue-La McCalla has been carrying his team’s load all season and has extended that streak into the playoffs. On Sunday, McCalla, as he has done in the past, stepped up in the 73rd minute...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In a game that saw both teams having just eight shots on target in total, Arnett Gardens and Cavalier will have it all to play for in their second-leg Jamaica Premier League (JPL) semi-final following their opening leg 1-1 draw at Sabina Park...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2024 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The final set of matches to determine the semifinalists in this year’s ISSA/TVJ Super 8 T20 cricket competition will be played across two venues today with the top-of-the-table zone clash between leaders Manchester and second-place Clarendon...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2024 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE SECOND set of matches in the ISSA/TVJ Super 8 T20 competition will bowl off today with doubleheaders at two venues across the island. In the opening game at Manchester High School, double champions Excelsior High will look to put their opening-...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2024 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It has been well over two decades since Kingston Cricket Club placed their hands on the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup, but yesterday, they broke that drought after securing first-innings honours in their drawn final against the Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2024 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kingston Cricket Club will contest their second straight Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup final when they take on resurgent former champions Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at Sabina Park today at 10 a.m. Kingston secured their spot in the final...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2024 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In a landmark partnership with the United States Professional Tennis/Pickleball Registry (USPTR), Munro College tennis team took a significant stride in the realm of pickleball tennis coaching by hosting a USPTR/USPPR (US Professional Pickleball...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), Dr Donovan Bennett, says it will be all about cricket during his tenure after his comprehensive victory at the polls over Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven following the election of officers...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2024 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

OFF-SPINNER BRYAN Charles completed a man-of-the-match performance, picking up 13 wickets to help the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to an emphatic innings and 125-run win over the Jamaica Scorpions on day three of their West Indies Championship...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2024 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Once again, the frailties in the Jamaica Scorpions batting came to the fore as they were exposed by spin from the Trinidad...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2024 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

CAPTAIN JOSHUA Da Silva showed class in scoring a belligerent century to guide the Trinidad...

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