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Stories by Jermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Superstar West Indies opener Chris Gayle says it feels good to have been recognised by the University of the West Indies (UWI) for his contribution to cricket and nation building.The big-hitting batsman, who holds several world and West Indies...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Young Windies batsman Shimron Hetmyer has expressed displeasure in falling short of recording his maiden Test hundred at Sabina Park, but remains confident that over time he will be able to achieve the feat.Hetmyer, brought into the Test team for...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

West Indies are in pole position to press for a series win against Bangladesh at the end of the first day of the second Test at Sabina Park yesterday.Guided by a defiant century from vice-captain Kraigg Brathwaite and a shot-filled unbeaten 84 from...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Jason Holder has identified clinching the series as their main objective heading into the second and final Test against Bangladesh at Sabina Park starting today.The regional side leads 1-0 after storming to a convincing innings-...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

High-riding Jamaica Women will go in search of their second win in the Cricket West Indies Super50 tournament when they square-off with Windward Islands Women in round two action at Kensington Park today.Guided by an unbeaten 98 from captain...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Women made a winning start in their quest to claim the regional double following a commanding seven wickets win over Trinidad and Tobago Women at Kensington Park yesterday in the opening round of the West Indies Women's Super50.Jamaica,...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Urban-area Grace Shield champions Innswood High, will attempt to gain their first hold on the ISSA Spalding Cup, when they face rural area Grace Headley Cup winners St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) at STETHS today.The three-day affair, which is set...

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Melbourne CC will seek to solidify their favourites tag in the two-day Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup, when they host Westmoreland at Melbourne Oval in quarter-final action starting today.The Andrew Richardson-coached Melbourne with a cadre...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Coach Phillip Service believes not being able to handle the pressure of having to score over five runs per over in the latter stages of their chase was one of the main reasons why Jamaica lost by four runs to Guyana in their crucial Cricket West...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Undefeated Jamaica will attempt to move one step closer to securing their first Cricket West Indies Under-15 title since 2011 when they play defending champions Barbados in the third round at Chedwin Park today.The Phillip Service-coached Jamaicans...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Coach of St Catherine Cricket Club Milton Thomas has described as satisfying the result of his team claiming first innings over Kingston CC in their drawn top-of-the-table Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup clash at Sabina Park yesterday.St...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Perennial title contenders St Catherine CC will look to maintain their unbeaten record in the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup when they host Police at Chedwin Park today.The Milton Thomas-coached unit, which has current and former national...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Champions Ricardo Perry and Steve Richards have credited hard work and self-belief as the main reasons for their success at the recent 17th annual Couples Resorts Charity Golf Tournament at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios.The two, who...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Sidelined Jamaica off-spinner Jamie Merchant is hopeful that his recent five-wicket haul performance against England Lions will encourage the national selectors to re-invite him to the national programme.Merchant, who was dropped from the national...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Multiple-time RJRGleaner National Sportsman of the year nominee Christopher Gayle, in 2017 maintained his status as the best-ever Twenty20 batsman in history by again blasting hundreds of runs and setting records in the Bangladesh Premier League and...

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