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Reggae Girlz Play Second Fiddle

The Reggae Girlz missed out on automatic qualification for next year’s inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup following a 1-1 draw with Panama in their qualification match at the National Stadium in Kingston on Wednesday night. After going behind through a Marta Cox penalty in minute 30, the Jamaicans equalized in the 45th minute, thanks to a Shaneil Buckley volley. However, the […]

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Dominica Abort Plan To Host T20 World Cup Matches

ST. JOHN’S – Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed that the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has advised that they are no longer able to host matches in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which takes place in June 2024. Dominica had been initially selected as a host venue for the highly anticipated tournament, along with six […]

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Shane Dowrich Announces International Retirement

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced that Shane Dowrich, the experienced wicket-keeper/batsman has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect and has withdrawn from the West Indies squad for the upcoming CG United One-Day International (ODI) Series against England.  Dowrich made his international debut against Australia in Dominica in 2015. He played 35 Tests where he scored 1,570 runs including three […]

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Hallgrimsson Rues Lapse In Concentration As Canada Edge Boyz 2-1 In Opening Quarter-Final Leg

Jamaica’s senior Reggae Boyz Head Coach Heimir Hallgrimsson rued his team’s missed opportunities along with a lapse in concentration that proved their undoing, as they will have to overturn a one-goal deficit if they intend to progress to the Concacaf Nations League semi-final, as well as next year’s Copa America, after they went down 1-2 to Canada in their opening quarter-final leg at […]

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Two-Time World 200m Champion Shericka Jackson Awarded Honorary Doctor Of Law By UTECH

Congratulations are in order for reigning two-time world 200m champion Shericka Jackson as she was awarded with an honorary Doctor of Law Honoris Causa by the University of Technology (UTECH) at their graduation ceremony on Saturday. Jackson, the second-fastest woman of all time over 200m, won her second World 200m title in Budapest in August, breaking her own championship record […]

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Australia Set Up World Cup Final With India

KOLKATA, India (AFP) -Travis Head starred with bat and ball as Australia set up a “special” World Cup final clash with India after a tense three-wicket win over South Africa in Kolkata on Thursday. Chasing a tricky 213 for victory, Australia wobbled after Head hit 62 but Steve Smith (30) and Josh Inglis (28) helped the five-time champions reach their […]

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Viv Richards Heaps Praise On Virat Kohli

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has heaped praise onto Indian superstar Virat Kohli after his stunning performances, so far, in this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in India. While highlighting a number of stars at the tournament so far, including the likes of Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra and South Africa’s Quinton De Kock and Aiden Markram, […]

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West Indies Women’s “A” Team Bows Out Of T20 Series 2-1 Against Pakistan

The West Indies women’s “A” team lost their triangular T20 series finale to Pakistan “A” following an eight-wicket defeat on Wednesday in Lahore. Batting first, the Caribbean women could only muster 97-6 with Qiana Joseph leading the way with 35 and captain, Jamaica’s Rashada Williams getting 18. Omaima Sohail and Rameen Shamim picked up two wickets each.  In pursuit of 98, […]