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The Iconic Kensington Oval Is In Its Best Condition In Over A Decade

That is according to chairman of the local National Organising Committee (NOC), Noel Lynch, who today revealed that work at the ‘Mecca’ was fully completed, with the venue ready to welcome the thousands of spectators for next month’s ICC T20 World Cup. Kensington Oval is scheduled to host nine matches in the June 1 to 29 tournament, including the semifinals […]

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West Indies Squad Announced for T20I Series Against South Africa

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced the squad for the upcoming T20 International (T20I) Series against South Africa. This significant series, preceding the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, starts on Thursday, 23 May, at the iconic Sabina Park.  The squad has been gearing up for this exciting and highly anticipated series with a training camp held at […]

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Ricketts Makes Triple Jump Win In Opener

Jamaica’s Shanieka Ricketts opens season with 14.50m to win the triple jump at Jamaica Athletics Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. She lifted her home fans’ spirit with a a bold and beautiful performance to take home the triple jump crown showing her class at the inaugural meet. The two-time World Championships silver medalist produced a best […]

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Ace Windies’ Pacer Continues To Show Excellent Form

West Indian young fast bowler Jayden Seales is making his presence count as he continues his rich spell of form for Sussex CCC in this season’s County Championship Division Two with another five-wicket haul, this time against Glamorgan at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Seales has, so far, taken 5-101 in 23 overs as Glamorgan have advanced to 411-9 off 102 […]

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Jamaica’s Reggae Girls, Set To Play Two International Friendly Games

Jamaica’s Senior Women’s National Team, the Reggae Girls, will play two international friendly games against South American giants, Brazil, in the upcoming FIFA Match Window. The first game will be played in the city of Recife on June 1, while the second will be played in the city of Salvador on June 4. Brazil are in preparation for the Olympic […]

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WI Women Begin T20 World Cup Campaign vs South Africa On October 5

WEST INDIES women will begin the October 3-20 International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty/20 women’s World Cup in Bangladesh with a clash against last year’s runners-up South Africa in Dhaka on October 5. Winners of the 2016 T20 World Cup, the West Indies women have been placed in group B alongside the Proteas women, Bangladesh, England and Scotland, who sealed their […]

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Windies — The Unslaughtered Lambs

WIndies 311 & 193: McKenzie 41, Athanaze 35 Australia 289-9d & 207: Smith 91*; S Joseph 7-68 West Indies won by eight runs Ooh yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yea-a-ah, ye-yeah, yeah, yeahOoh yeah, yeah They got so much things to say right nowThey got so much things to sayThey got so much things to say right (now)They got so much things to say […]

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JCA Receives Cricket Gears From India

The Government of the Republic of India has handed over 90 sets of cricket kits, valued at approximately US$50,000, to the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) towards the sustained development of the sport locally. Included in the kits are cricket bats, batting pads, gloves, cricket balls, helmets, guards (abdominal, thigh, arm, and leg), cricket bats, grip, grip cone, kit bags, stumps, […]

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Jamaica’s Khadija Shaw In No-Nonsense Mood

Khadija Shaw was in a no-nonsense mood scoring a hat-trick as Manchester City came from behind to rout Liverpool 5-1 and maintain their quest for leadership in the league. Taylor Hinds had given the visitors a 15th-minute lead at the Joie Stadium when she lobbed retreating keeper Khiara Keating, but Gemma Bonner’s own goal saw City restore parity within three […]