Worldwide News 2007
Leverock named Bermuda sports personality of the year
Bermuda Sun selects Dwayne Leverock as its male sports personality of 2006.
Afghan Army beat Royal Marines
Afghanistan's army have beaten the Royal Marines cricket team.
Europeans take on the world
2007 promises to be the most significant year in the history of European cricket.
EAP start with a win and a loss
The East Asia/Pacific team have started their campaign in the Australian Country Championship with a defeat and a win.
"WCL is what ICC is all about"
ICC President says World Cricket League is vital to cricket's development.
EAP succumb to Queensland in round 3 of ACCC
The East Asia – Pacific (EAP) team have succumbed to reigning Champions Queensland in Round 3 of the Australian Country Cricket Championships (ACCC) being held in Mildura, Victoria.
Japan - First official primary schools cricket match
The first official match between two Japanese primary schools has been played in Shizuoka City.
Huge sponsorship for Nepal
The Cricket Association of Nepal lands a five year deal worth US$275,000.
EAP fall short of SA in round 4 of ACCC
The East-Asia Pacific team has fallen just short of beating South Australia in the Australian Country Championships
ICC U15 Cricket 8's Tournament - New Venue, New Dates
The East Asia/Pacific Under-15 8s tournament has been moved from Fiji to Samoa due to the political unrest in Fiji.
First schools tournament held in Myanmar
The first schools cricket tournament has been held in Yangon, the capital of Myanmar.
Hair returns to international cricket
Darrell Hair will umpire in the World Cricket League and Tri-series in Kenya.
Change to Uganda tour
A change has been made to Uganda's tour of Kenya.
Cricket expanding in the Americas
Two Americas region teams are applying for ICC affiliate membership, and a third has formed its first cricket association.
Indian Club win Bahrain knock-out tournament
Indian Club have beaten Awali CC in the final of Bahrain's 25 over knock-out tournament.
ten Doeschate is Player of the Year
The Dutch allrounder finishes well clear in the CricketEurope annual poll.
Canada v Kenya ODI called off
Illness hits Canadian camp.
India and Australia to play in New York?
It is being reported that India and Australia are planning to play a series in New York.
Tanzania name squad for Kenya trip
Tanzania have named their squad for their brief tour of Kenya.
Canada lose another squeaker in Mombasa
Scotland prevail by 2 wickets as Canada's frustration mounts.
To avoid a precedent
The reason why the points from the abandoned game went to Kenya.
Two defeats for Tanzania
Tanzania lose their first two games on their tour of Kenya.
Uganda beaten by Bermuda
Uganda have lost by 55 runs to Bermuda in Nairobi as Bermuda warm-up for the WCL.
Uganda beat Kenya A in close game
Uganda have beaten Kenya A by just four runs in a friendly at Sir Ali Muslim Club in Nairobi.
Malaysia lose in tri-series opener.
Malaysia's Under 19 cricketers have lost to Sri Lanka in the first match of a tri-series.
Malaysia U19s thumped by England
Malaysia Under-19s have been thrashed by their English counterparts in the second match of the tri-series.
Taibu stars as Namibia draw
Tatenda Taibu stars for Namibia as they draw against Easterns in their return to the South African provincial competition.
Canada beat Uganda in warm-up match
Canadians get Bhatti back and perform well in final tune up
Snyman leads the way as Namibia win again
Gerrie Snyman scores a great century as Namibia beat Easterns.
Malaysia U19s thrashed by Sri Lanka
In the Under-19 tri-series in Kuala Lumpur Sri Lanka have beaten the hosts by ten wickets.
European hopefuls head to India
Irish and Scots youngsters head to Mumbai for eight days.
Malaysia U19s thrashed again
Malaysia Under-19s have lost again, but showed some promise this time.
Malaysia lose again
Malaysia lose again, but also show some promise again.
Malaysia sign off with a defeat
Malaysia have lost their final match in the first Under-19 tri-series.
Tendulkar and Ponting for Belfast
Stormont is confirmed as the venue for three one-day internationals between India and Australia.
Set for September in South Africa
Scotland and Kenya qualify for the ICC Twenty20 World Championships.
Canadian World Cup squad named
John Davison will captain with Ashish Bagai as vice-captain in St Lucia.
Friends Provident announced as trophy sponsor
The FTSE100 life and pensions company sponsors the ECB domestic one-day competition.
Asian tournaments for 2007 announced
The line-up of ACC tournaments for 2007. Newcomers to the list are the first Twenty20 tournament and the first women's tournament.
Two heavy defeats for Malaysia
Malaysia Under-19s start their second tri-series with two heavy defeats.
WCL puts Associates' cricket in context
The Nairobi First Division tournament highlights achievements and limitations - on and off the field.
CricketEurope Rankings - February
Ashish Bagai of Canada and Kenya's Peter Ongondo move to the top of the latest ranking lists.
Malaysia crash to yet another heavy defeat.
Malaysia U19s lose heavily to England.
Pakistan to host Women's World Cup qualifier
Event to be played in Lahore between 18 and 24 November.
Gerraint Jones goes home with the MCC
Gerraint Jones is the big name in the MCC squad for their tour to Papua New Guinea.
The CricketEurope Interview
John Elder answers questions about CricketEurope and Associates nations' cricket.
Namibia wipe the floor with North West
Namibia win their latest South African Provincial three-day match in fine style.
Youngsters descend on Samoa
Samoa is all set to host the EAP Under-15 Cricket 8's.
Malaysia humiliated in final match
Malaysia's second Under-19 tri-series campaign ends with a thumping win for India.
North West gain revenge
Namibia have lost their one-day game against North West, and will have to wait for a semi-final spot.
Jersey prepare to tour Italy
Jersye name their squad for their important tour of Italy.
Canada warm up with win
Defeat Antigua by 5 wickets as they start their West Indian campaign.
Canada start with win in Antigua
Canada eased home by 3 wickets in their opening Tri-series match against Bermuda.
Canadian publishes World Cup book
Canada's cricket book collection expands with an entertaining read on the Cricket World Cup by Faraz Sarwat.
Americas boss calls for ‘All-Star' team
The ICC Americas development manager has suggested a combined Americas team.
PNG & Vanuatu undefeated
A report from day one of the EAP U15 8s.
Host nation gets first win!
A report from the morning matches of day two from the EAP U15 8s.
Great Upsets 1: Scotland v Australia 1882
As the World Cup approaches we relive some of the victories of Associate nations over the Test countries.
Vanuatu take the points against PNG
A report from the afternoon's matches on Day Two of the EAP U15 8s.
Bangladesh top Canada
13 run victory secures top spot in the tri-series in Antigua.
Day Three Round Up - Grey Skies Clear
A report on the day three matches in the EAP U15 8s.
ICC suspends USA
USACA fails to adopt new constitution and to hold elections. USA relegated from WCL Division 3.
Day Four - Final Positions Decided in the last round
A report from the final round of pool matches at the EAP U15 Cricket 8s.
Greenidge stands up for minnows
How are these teams going to improve if we don't give them a chance?
Gail Mackie appointed Africa Project Officer
The ICC announce a new Africa Project Officer.
Great Upsets 2: Philadelphia v Australia
The Philadelphians recorded three wins over Australia between 1893 and 1912.
Namibia lose final three-day match
Namibia lose their final South African provincial challenge match against Northerns.
PNG win back to back U15 titles
PNG secure their second consecutive title in the EAP Under 15 8s.
Great Upsets 3: West Indies lose to Ireland again
Details of a third win for Ireland over the West Indies in 2004.
Canada fall to Pakistan in warm-up
Pakistan eases to 76 run victory after valiant Canadian effort.
Match Report: Canada v Pakistan
Canada gave Pakistan a few scares but eventually lost by 77 runs.
Match Report: Canada v Ireland
Canadian batsmen collapse in a comprehensive Irish victory.
What chance a World Cup upset?
Do any of the six associate countries have a chance of causing an upset in this World Cup?
Nepal wins Asian Premier League
Nepal win the Asian Cricket Council's Premier League title after UAE fail to gather enough points against Singapore and Malaysia.
Nepal secure ACC Premier League title
Nepal have won the 2006 ACC Premier League after the final two games were played recently.
Woolmer supports Associates
Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer champions the Associates' cause.
Caribbean carnival needs to deliver
Jon Coates provides an extensive preview on the eve of the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Associates' batting the surprise weak spot?
Analysis of last week's warm-up matches suggests that the Associates' batsmen – and not the bowlers – could be the problem.
Great Upsets 4: The World Cup
Andrew Nixon on the victories of Associate countries over Test nations at the Cricket World Cup.
Let the action begin: West Indies v Pakistan preview
The preliminaries are over, the teams and their supporters are on four islands throughout the Caribbean, let the action begin.
Match Report: Canada v Kenya
Captain Steve Tikolo leads Kenya to a 7 wicket victory.
Canada set for opening match with Kenya
Kenya and Canada launch Pool C on Wednesday in St Lucia with both sides expecting to beat the other.
Canada v Kenya: Post-match quotes
Canadian captain John Davison was clearly disappointed with his side's defeat in their opening match.
Match Report: West Indies v Pakistan
The West Indies gave their fans the perfect start to the Caribbean Cricket World Cup.
England v New Zealand: match quotes
Post-match quotes following New Zealand's comprehensive victory over England.
Match Report: England v New Zealand
After the loss of three early wickets,New Zealand cruised to victory over England.
Pakistan fined for slow over rate
Inzamam-ul-Haq fined total of 90 per cent of match fee after his side is four overs short of target against Ireland.
Super Saturday sets World Cup alight
Shock victories for Ireland and Bangladesh are of more than local significance.
ICC pays tribute to Bob Woolmer
“An outstanding human being who loved the game. ICC and cricket owes him huge debt for his development role”
Inzaman retires
Pakistan's captain retires from one day international cricket in the aftermath of the defeat by Ireland.
Death of Bob Woolmer casts a dark cloud
The death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer has cast a cloud over the World Cup finals.
Twenty 20 World Championship groups
Scotland draw India and Pakistan; Kenya face New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
Match Report: West Indies v Zimbabwe
West Indies became the first team to reach the Super 8s with a victory over Zimbabwe.
Intercontinental Cup Final arrangements announced
The Intercontinental Cup final between Ireland and Canada will take place at Chelmsford in England on 21-24 May.
Match Report: Canada v England
England's experience sees them home in a 51 run win against Canada.
Boom time on the way for European cricket
Research shows numbers of participants has doubled in just five years.
Preview: Canada v New Zealand
Canada looks for a good showing against the Blackcaps.
Playing for and against Ireland
Ed Joyce - 50 caps for Ireland but now playing for England.
Uganda and Canada the big winners in ICC Development Program Annual Awards
Canada and Uganda are the main winners in the ICC's development awards.
Associates' performances show value of experience
Most of the leading batsmen in the World Cup were current or past first-class players.
Mission accomplished
Jersey's tour of Italy proves to be a successful one.
Rhodes still follows Ireland
Eight years after playing for Ireland, Jonty Rhodes still follows their fortunes closely.
Gibbs has made his name
The South African who became the first player to hit six sixes in an over in the World Cup.
Gambia to host North West African tournament
Gambia is set to host the first North West African tournament next month.
Why not Ireland?
News of Ireland's World Cup exploits reaches Germany … and Bollywood!
Fiji whitewash Vanuatu
Reports from the recent Fiji v Vanuatu series.
Argentina to play in WCL Division Three
Argentina will replace the USA in Division Three of the World Cricket League.
Guyana Masters win South American Championship
Guyana Masters have won the South American Championship, beating Argentina A in the Final.
Svanholm find the going tough in Amsterdam
Danish champions Svanholm open their season with a visit to Amsterdam.
Ireland qualifies for LG ICC ODI Championship
Following its 74-run victory over Bangladesh, Ireland takes its place on the LG ICC ODI Championship table.
A long winter's journey to success
Eddie Norfolk reviews the months of intensive preparation that have culminated in a place among cricket's elite nations.
Canadian international programme 2007
A preview of Canada's international schedule for the rest of this year.
Revised WCL Division 3 details
ICC announces revised groupings for next month's World Cricket League Division 3 tournament.
Bagai to captain Canada in Intercontinental Cup Final
Ashish Bagai replaces John Davison as skipper for the final against Ireland.
Ireland moving ahead of Scotland?
Jon Coates on how Ireland has surged ahead of Scotland in the race for elite international cricket.
Season opens in Western Canada
This weekend sees the opening round of competitive matches in Victoria, British Columbia.
The end for Hoffmann and Hamilton?
Gavin Hamilton and Paul Hoffmann may be overlooked as the Scotland selectors pick the squad to face Yorkshire.
Cayman Islands name WCL squad
The Cayman Islands have named their squad for next months World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Australia.
Intercontinental Cup Final set for Leicester
The final of the Intercontinental Cup between Canada and Ireland will take place at Grace Road, Leicester, from 22-25 May.
Haq hits out at Cricket Scotland's foreign policy
Scotland allrounder makes strong criticism of Cricket Scotland's employment of overseas players.
Hayward to sign for Ireland
Nantie Hayward should be named as an Ireland's overseas player tomorrow.
Denmark lose twice in Amsterdam
Dutch champions VRA Amsterdam beat the Danish side with margins of three and six wickets.
Homecoming turns into a wake
Barely 500 spectators turned up for Ireland's first home match after their World Cup heroics and the players responded in kind.
Phil Simmons interview
The new Ireland coach speaks with Ewan McKenna of the Sunday Tribune .
India v Pakistan in Glasgow?
Preparations are underway for a possible ODI between India and Pakistan in Glasgow in July.
"Surplus to requirements"
Second Irish selector resigns in the space of three days.
Cricket exhibitions in Toronto
In May 2007, the City of Toronto is curating a series of exhibitions across the city on cricket.
Not a good first week for Simmons
To lose one Ireland selector may be deemed unfortunate, to lose two must be considered careless.
Uganda Cricket Association taken over by fleas
As Uganda prepare for the World Cricket League Division Three tournament, their cricket association's offices are taken over by fleas.
Ireland to be thrown out of Friends Provident?
Ger Siggins on how the ECB aren't happy with Ireland hosting the India v South Africa tri-series.
Canada name new skipper ahead of hectic schedule
Ashish Bagai has succeeded John Davison as skipper of Canada.
Richard Gillis Column
Richard Gillis of the Irish Times begins his weekly columns by going to England with the Irish side.
Cricket to be in 2010 Asian Games
Cricket will feature in the Asian Games for the first time in 2010.
PNG warm up in fine style
Papua New Guinea have warmed up for Division Three of the World Cricket League with a whitewash of the Queensland Academy in a three match series.
Scotland to meet West Indies?
Scotland are likely to take part in a quadrangular series in Ireland in July.
Non-test players dominate African women's team
Eight players from non-test countries are named in the Africa squad for a Twenty20 match against their Asian counterparts.
The difference between amateurs and professionals
It is set to become even more pronounced in the Ireland cricket squad.
Gambia and Nigeria win on opening day
Gambia and Nigeria win on the opening day of the North-West African Championship in Gambia.
Domestic season begins in Toronto
The domestic cricket season has begun for two of the leagues in the Greater Toronto area.
Semi Final teams confirmed
The teams in the semi-finals are confirmed after day two of the North West Africa Championship.
Jersey to host World Cricket League Division 5
The hosts of WCL Division Five are confirmed as well as an expansion of teams.
Ireland and Canada prepare for Intercontinental decider
Ireland will be looking to add another chapter to its fairytale year of 2007 when it takes on Canada in the ICC Intercontinental Cup final.
Simmons relishes return to Grace Road
New Ireland coach wants to build on success of ICC World Cup.
European Twenty20 Challenge cancelled
ICC Europe has cancelled its inaugural ICC European Twenty20 Challenge scheduled for Belfast in July.
Bagai has Intercontinental Cup in his sights
New Canadian skipper wants to begin his time at the helm with victory in first-class final.
India to meet Pakistan in Glasgow
Two rivals will clash on July 3, while Pakistan will meet Scotland two days earlier.
Renewed sponsorship a 'major coup'
Scotland's major cricket sponsor stays on board for another two years.
Intercontinental Cup ideal for Associates to hone skills
ICC's High Performance Manager says players must not neglect longer form of game.
Intercontinental Cup another step in development of Ireland and Canada
Ireland boss Phil Simmons says next step is for players to be paid.
Ireland dominate Day 1
Canadian bats fail, Irish bats flourish on first day at Grace Road.
Birrell to lead Europe into battle against MCC
Ireland's outgoing coach Adrian Birrell has been selected to coach an all-star European line-up.
Ireland take charge in Leicester
Canada outplayed by Ireland on Day 1 of the Intercontinental Cup final.
Nigeria win easily
Nigeria easily win the first North-West Africa Championship.
Singapore win Saudura Cup
Singapore win the annual Saudura Cup three-day match against Malaysia in a close and exciting match.
Ireland wins InterContinental Cup
Ireland retains InterContinental Cup against Canada inside two days at Leicester.
Fiji lose warm-up.
Fiji lose their first warm-up match for the World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Darwin.
Hoffmann returns … again
Paul Hoffmann has won another recall to the Scottish Saltires squad.
Botswana to host Under-15 tournament
Botswana is to host a four team Under-15 tournament this weekend.
Fiji lose second warm-up.
Fiji lose their second WCL Division Three warm-up.
Kratzmann out to inspire Hong Kong to glory
Former Australia Davis Cup tennis star lines up in Darwin for World Cricket League Division 3.
Hoffmann sits out Greenock match
Paul Hoffmann has been told he cannot play against Greenock in the Lloyds TSB Scotland League.
WCL Division 3 - Day One
A fine all-round performance by Joel Olweyni, a thumping win for the Cayman Islands and two games going down to the wire are the highlights on Day One in Darwin.
Not the best day at the office
Ian Moran looks back on his return to a Saltire shirt.
Italy and Papua New Guinea record heart-stopping victories
While Cayman Islands' openers slam unbeaten centuries on opening day of World Cricket league 3 in Darwin.
Belgium beat France
Belgium beat France by five wickets in Saumur.
Uganda and Caymans reach WCL Division 3 semi-finals
The ball dominates the bat on the second day of competition in Darwin.
Low scoring second day in Darwin
Day Two of the World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Darwin sees low scores in all but one of the games, as Argentina and the Cayman Islands pull off upsets.
Ryder's non-show "not acceptable"
Irish coach Phil Simmons will not play the overseas professional from New Zealand again.
Ireland to replace Ryder?
Irish coach and CEO discuss bringing in a new overseas player for Ireland's final two Friends Provident matches.
Post World Cup depression!
It's reported that several Bermuda national team members are not showing up for training.
Johnston to captain Europe
Five Scots and four Irishmen have been included in the Europe XI to meet the MCC at Lord's on 7 June.
Argentina and Papua New Guinea go through
Argentina and Papua New Guinea complete the World Cricket League Division 3 semi-final line up in Darwin.
Impressive series win for Guernsey Cricket Board XI
The Guernsey Cricket Board XI earn an impressive series win over the Flamingo Netherlands A side.
The Ryder Story
Richard Gillis of the Irish Times on the events surrounding the non-appearance of Jesse Ryder for Ireland last weekend.
Stormont glamour ties stumped?
India versus South Africa ODI's look set to be cancelled.
Argentina and Uganda qualify for WCL 2
Uganda and Argentina reach the final of World Cricket League Division 3 and earn promotion.
Canada announce home international schedule
Visits from the Netherlands and UAE over 2 week span.
ICC Cricket Committee meeting
Recommendations of new committee include the inclusion of Zimbabwe in the Intercontinental Cup.
India and South Africa to go ahead in Belfast
The Irish Cricket Union receive confirmation that the India v South Africa series scheduled for Stormont is back on again.
Zimbabwe problems ahead for Scotland?
ICC Cricket Committe recommendation could plunge Scotland into a political minefield over playing against Zimbabwe.
Uganda lift Division Three title
Uganda have beaten Argentina in the final of the WCL Division Three tournament in Darwin.
Molins still as keen as ever
Former captain Jason Molins has not given up hope of playing for Ireland again.
Threat of legal action hangs over SNCL
Scottish cricket chiefs threatened with legal action over refusal to allow a player to switch clubs in mid-season.
Nsubuga and Ochan lead Uganda to WCL Division 3 title
Frank Nsubuga and Patrick Ochan produce brilliant all-round performances to help Uganda beat Argentina in Darwin.
Bascome and Hall inspire St. George's
A round up of Saturday's two 50-over league Premier Division Games.
Lovell leads the way as Bay overpower Bridge
A round up of Sunday's 50-over league first division games.
Rangers made to sweat by battling Under-19s
Reports on all the action in Sunday's 50-over league premier division matches.
Ugandan players go missing
Two Ugandan players don't fly home from Australia after the WCL tournament.
History to be made in Shenzhen
History will be made later this month as the Hong Kong and China women's cricket teams meet in a one-day match.
Mixture as before for MCC at Lord's
MCC's side to face the European XI on Thursday has a familiar look.
End of term report
How players from Associate countries have been performing for the various English UCCE sides.
MCC to help US cricket?
The MCC are set to step in to help cricket in the USA.
Europe defeat MCC at Lord's
Europe recover from 33 for five to defeat the MCC by 2 wickets in their challenge match at Lord's.
Time to bring back Molins
Richard Bullick on why he thinks a recall for Jason Molins is long overdue.
BELCO Cup played this weekend
Bermuda's top four teams contest the BELCO Cup this weekend.
So Woolmer was not murdered after all
The cloud over the Ireland v Pakistan game on St Patrick's Day can be at last lifted.
Batting is a concern for Scotland
The Saltires have lost their way with the bat on the way to six defeats in seven county assignments.
Quebec wins the Atholstan Cup
Ontario fight back in the second innings in Montreal but still lose by 44 runs.
Under-19s get better of St. George's
Bermuda Under-19s secure a win in the weekend's only premier division contest.
Bermuda First Division round-up
A round up of Saturday's first division action on the island.
Sluggo leads Rangers to glory
Dwayne Leverock stars with the ball as Southampton Rangers win Bermuda's BELCO Cup for the third year running.
Upbeat Logie determined to focus on the positives
Bermuda coach Gus Logie refuses to join the downbeat mood around the island's cricket.
Canada announce squad for home internationals
13-man squad will face Netherlands and UAE in Toronto.
Bermuda player in English schools final
Bermuda's Stefan Kelly is set to take part in the final of a Twenty20 schools tournament.
Blakeney out of the wilderness
Bermuda's Glenn Blakeney is thinking about making a comeback to the national side.
Lack of player commitment ‘unbearable'
The chairman of St. George's CC in Bermuda is considering leaving his post due to player apathy.
Opinion: Why Ireland should not pick Morgan
Andrew Nixon on whether Ireland should pick Eoin Morgan for future internationals.
Dutch begin to regroup, but Denmark struggle
Saturday's win by the KNCB Invitation XI confirmed the gap between the two Associates.
Yorkshire reach final in Canada
Yorkshire defeated Waterloo Sunrise Browne to reach Canada's John Ross Robertson (Eastern) Trophy final.
Chris Gayle to lead West Indies
Chris Gayle has been confirmed as the West Indies captain for the quadrangular series against Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland next month.
Argentina women make debut
Argentina's women play their first match against a local development XI.
Finland name squad
Finland have named their initial squad for the European Division Three tournament.
Reliving the Dream
Ireland allrounder Andrew White releases his book recounting the story of Ireland's amazing World Cup experiences.
Youngsters are Star-struck
Bermuda's Under-19s fail to make it three Premier Division wins in a row as they lose by 8 runs to Western Stars.
Simmons must be worried
Only seven of the Irish World Cup heroes available as he prepares to face India and South Africa.
ICC umpires in Belfast given suspension
Billy Bowden and Aleem Dar are standing in Belfast but have been suspended for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
SNCL players banned
Three players have been banned for two matches after a bust-up in a recent League match.
Why no cricket on RTE?
Irish TV companies are reported to have turned down free highlights packages of the Future Cup series.
Hong Kong women demolish China
Hong Kong Women beat China by ten wickets in Shenzhen.
Guyana beats Canadian Guyanese
Visiting Guyanese team beats Canadian Guyanese in Independence celebrity match in Ontario.
Ayr captain faces disrepute charge
Grange thwarted in farcical finish to the Scottish National League Premier Division match.
Bray holds out for better deal from ICU
Ireland's World Cup centurion is deeply unimpressed with the ICU's 'joke' efforts to move towards a professional footing.
Scotland starts to name and shame
Cricket Scotland publishes a list of the first nine miscreants to have been reported by umpires in this season's National Cricket League.
Social delight at Counties success
Social Club seize Bermuda's Central Counties Cup from defending champions Devonshire Rec.
Sluggo stars with unbeaten century
A round-up of this week's Premier League action in Bermuda.
Drinnen's position in doubt?
The knives appear to be out for Scotland's coach after 17 months in the post.
Intercontinental Cup preview: Canada v Netherlands
Netherlands coach Bakker pledges to play positive cricket in Toronto.
Players voice support for Drinnen
Scotland coach Peter Drinnen receives an uprising of support from within an increasingly divided playing pool.
New-look Bermuda squad to be announced
Selectors set to unveil a new squad for the European tour in August.
First blood to South Africa in Belfast
Tendulkar makes 99 but India go down by 4 wickets in the opening Future Cup match at Stormont.
Namibia to continue in South African provincial cricket
Namibia are again to take part in South Africa's second tier domestic competitions.
New members for the ICC
The ICC expands past 100 members as four new countries are given affiliate membership.
The yawning gap between cricket's haves and have-nots
Kyle Coetzer has to stay with Durham rather than represent Scotland against Pakistan on Sunday.
India level the series in Belfast
The sun shone at Stormont but there was nothing brighter than Sachin Tendulkar's sparkling innings as India beat South Africa by six wickets.
Manders: We won't scrap two-day cricket
The director of cricket development in Bermuda rejects calls for the two-day league to be scrapped.
Interview with Shoaib Akhtar
Pakistan's cricketers are preparing to meet Scotland, and they are talking.
Preview: Scotland v Pakistan
Scotland's preparations have not been ideal ahead of the one-day international date with Pakistan in Edinburgh.
$1.5 million for Asian countries
Asia's non-Test countries get a 1.5 million dollar boost.
Sluggo does the business as Rangers claim two-day title
Dwayne Leverock leads Southampton Rangers to their second trophy of the season in Bermuda's two-day league.
Singh leads India to victory
An unbeaten 59 from Yuvraj Singh helps India to a 6 wicket win in the 3rd ODI.
India v Pakistan preview
Cricket's bitterest rivalry resumes this morning at the Titwood ground on the south side of Glasgow.
Quadrangular series umpires named
ICC announces umpires and match referees for next week's quadrangular series in Ireland.
Jersey granted Associate status
Jersey has become the 33rd country to be granted ICC Associate membership.
Hong Kong beat China again
Hong Kong women have beaten China again in a rematch of last weeks historic encounter.
‘Political claptrap'
ICC pitch expert Andy Atkinson launches an attack on opponents of plans to introduce foreign soil to end Bermuda's NSC pitch fiasco.
Stand-in skipper upbeat despite loss of key players
Sunil Dhaniram will lead a weakened Canadian side against the UAE in their Intercontinental Cup meeting.
Bhairahawa are Nepalese champions
Bhairahawa defeated Kathmandu to win Nepal's one day national title for the first time.
Bermudian umpire accused of provocation
Reports two Bermuda World Cup players for unsportsmanlike conduct after giving them out.
Tucker sacked as Cup Match skipper
Bermuda's Janeiro Tucker will not playing in the annual "Cup Match" this year.
Two new nations for Stanford 20/20
Cuba and the Turks and Caicos Islands will play in the next Stanford 20/20 tournament.
ACC Women's Tournament
A preview of the forthcoming ACC Women's Tournament in Malaysia.
Frustrated Logie bemoans Island's cricketing turmoil
Bermuda coach Gus Logie has a lot on his mind...
Worcester rule Nel out of two one-dayers
Doubts over fast-bowling contingent as Scotland prepare for next week's quadrangular series in Ireland.
Canada v UAE: Day 1 Report
Steven Welsh takes seven wickets in leading Canada to a first-innings lead.
'Devastated' Drinnen is forced out
Peter Drinnen is removed as Scotland's national coach six months before the end of his contract.
Canada v UAE: Day 2 Report
Sunil Dhaniram's century powers Canada to a 338 run first innings advantage.
Canada v UAE: Day 3 Report
Welsh and Soraine finish strong as Canada win in less than three days.
Ayr captain accepts his punishment
Craig Hunter captain of Ayr has decided not to appeal against his one match ban in the SNCL.
Thailand lose warm-ups
Thailand lose their warm-up matches for the ACC Women's Tournament against Bangladesh.
Castle League to get underway
Uganda's Castle Cricket League gets underway this weekend.
Bray may be available for Intercontinental Cup
Ireland batsman appeared not to know that the quadrangular tournament was taking place this week.
Back to work for Scotland
Against a background of the recent off-the-field upheaval, Scotland head for the quadrangular series in Ireland.
Lawson puts himself in the frame
"Devastated" by Peter Drinnen's axing, Andy Lawson is interested in succeeding him as Scotland coach.
Bollywood filmmakers to shoot Woolmer movie
Plan to cast Irish actors as the players who knocked Pakistan out of the World Cup.
Predators take JRR Western title
Alberta Provincial champions Predators won the John Ross Robertson Trophy Western championships over the Canada Day weekend.
Wade the hero as Rangers lift title
Southampton Rangers prove too much for Bermuda Counties' cup holders Somerset Bridge to handle.
As expected on first day
Day One at the ACC women's tournament goes as expected with huge wins for Bangladesh and Hong Kong.
Tennant fills the gap for now
Former international spin bowler Andy Tennant supervises Scotland's one-day international campaign in Ireland.
Countdown to Under 19 World Cup begins in Vanuatu
Over next two months, 30 teams from five regions will vie for remaining places in next year's finals tournament in Malaysia.
China and Nepal start with wins
Day Two of the ACC Women's Tournament sees wins for China and Nepal.
Consolation win for UAE
UAE wind up their trip to Toronto with a six wickets victory over Ontario.
Canadian individual record score
Irfan Rabbani scores 304 in 50 overs in a Toronto league match.
Scots must hope West Indies lose form
Ryan Watson's Scotland are the next team up for scrutiny in the quadrangular series in Ireland.
Ireland squad explain media silence
The Ireland squad explain their media silence after beating The Netherlands by 1 run.
Ireland come back from the dead
An Irish perspective on the one run victory over The Netherlands in Belfast.
Bangladesh and Hong Kong win again
Bangladesh and Hong Kong both win again in the ACC Women's Tournament.
Scotland v West Indies post match reaction
The views of Chris Gayle, Majid Haq and Ryan Watson.
Irish players get their money
Ireland's World Cup players face the West Indies with an extra £3,500 in their pockets.
Tough weekend ahead for Ireland
A preview of Ireland's matches against West Indies and Scotland which conclude the quadrangular tournament.
Scots to clash with England next August
England and Scotland will meet next summer for the first time in an ODI after a deal was struck between the two governing bodies.
China win again, Nepal and Malaysia tie
Day four's matches in the ACC Women's Tournament see China secure a semi-final spot and Nepal and Malaysia tie in a thriller.
BCB face revolt
The Bermuda Cricket Board faces a vote of no confidence at a meeting later this month.
Board ‘utterly appalled' at rebels' claims
The Bermuda Cricket Board responds to the possible vote of no confidence.
Club representatives claim they were misled
Two of the 13 club "rebels" in Bermuda withdraw their support for the potential vote of no confidence.
Semi final line up confirmed
The semi final line up in the ACC Women's Tournament is confirmed as Bangladesh beat China and Nepal upset Hong Kong.
Group stage comes to an end
Malaysia and Singapore win on the final day of the group stage of the ACC Women's Tournament.
Papua New Guinea favourites for EAP Under 19 title
The winners of the forthcoming East Asia Pacific championship will go to the World Cup in Malaysia next year.
Cann's the man as he knocks double century
Bermuda's Lionel Cann blasts 207 from 116 balls in a 50-over league match.
Bermuda touring squad announced
Bermuda announce the squad for August's European tour.
ECB to seek ICU TV rights agreement
ECB are aiming to have effective control of all televised cricket in the British Isles.
Canadian Colleges event opens
The first day of the Canadian colleges and universities 20/20 cricket tournament in King City.
Bangladesh and Nepal to meet in final
Bangladesh and Nepal will meet in the final of the ACC Women's Tournament after winning today's semi finals.
Doubts over Stormont as Ireland venue?
Does the Northern Ireland cricketing public deserve so many big games to be staged at Stormont?
Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu hand out cricket lessons
Bowlers dominate day one of the East Asia Pacific Under 19 World Cup qualifier in Vanuatu.
Bangladesh win ACC Women's Tournament
Bangladesh have won the ACC Women's Tournament in what was very much an anti-climatic final.
Powerful scoring in universities tournament
There was some heavy scoring on the second day games of the Canadian University and Colleges 20/20 championships.
European under 19 tournament breaks new ground
The inaugural European Under 19 2nd Division tournament in Jersey will be novel in various ways.
Mansale destroys Japan
Vanuatu captain stars as Japan are crushed by 347 runs in the East Asia Pacific Under 19 World Cup qualifiers.
"It's politics not merit"
Jason Molins speaks out on his continued omission from Ireland's international teams.
Papua New Guinea hit top gear
Hosts Vanuatu will met Papua New Guinea to decide who qualifies from East Asia Pacific for the Under 19 World Cup.
Ryerson is tops in Canadian universities
Ryerson University wins by 7 wickets on a long, shambolic day at King City.
Women cricketers join fight against breast cancer
The Bermuda women's team will be raising money towards the fight against breast cancer at the Americas Women's Championship next month.
Dill and Douglas get Cup Match
Local umpires Roger Dill and Steven Douglas are set to umpire Bermuda's annual "Cup Match".
Papua New Guinea bound for Malaysia
Papua New Guinea defeated Vanuatu to qualify for the 2008 Under 19 World Cup.
SNCL Competitions Committee under fire
The committee who are responsible for the running of the SNCL have been criticised.
Wins for Belgium, Israel and Jersey on day one
Belgium, Israel and Jersey win on day one of the European Under-19 Division Two championship.
Isle of Man and Gibraltar win on day two
The Isle of Man and Gibraltar win on day two of the European Under-19 Division Two Championship, with rain affecting the Belgium v Guernsey match.
Newcomers through to finals
Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man all win their first round groups at the European Under 19 Division 2 tournament.
Greater Toronto Area Cricket Leagues
A mid-season update on progess in some of the domestic Canadian cricket leagues.
Royal Cup to return
The Royal Cup Cricket Challenge is to take place in Toronto from August 31 to September 9.
Jersey get one hand on the trophy
Jersey have moved within one step of the European Under-19 Division Two title after beating the Isle of Man.
Minister out as cricket grant features in audit report
Ontario Immigration and Citizenship Minister resigns after the Auditor General's report highlights a million dollar cricket grant.
Guernsey set up Channel Islands decider
Guernsey beat the Isle of Man in the European Under-19 Division Two Championship to set up a Channel Islands decider.
Jersey triumphant
The hosts win the European Under-19 Division Two championship after beating Guernsey.
Ontario Government may want its money back
The Ontario Government is looking to recover, if it can, most of the grant money it gave to the Ontario Cricket Association.
de Grooth and Blain share opening day spoils
The first day of the Intercontinental Cup match between Scotland and The Netherlands in Aberdeen.
Cup match - 1st day's summary
St George's are on top after day one of Bermuda's Cup Match.
Spoils shared as St. George's retain Cup after rain-hit draw
St George's CC retain Bermuda's Cup Match trophy after a rain affected draw.
The Ger Siggins Column
Jason Molins - Trent Johnston is talking “absolute rubbish”.
Scotland lose more players
A spate of call-offs threatens to undermine this week's pivotal Intercontinental Cup trip to Ireland.
Can Denmark get revenge?
Denmark take on Bermuda in two one-day games, looking to avenge their ICC Trophy defeat.
Associate players making their mark?
A look at players from Associate nations who have been trying to make their way in English cricket in 2007.
Canada names squads
The Canadian Under 19 and women's squads to compete in their respective ICC Americas tournaments.
Johnston savouring clash with Scots
The Ireland captain looks forward to the holders' opening Intercontinental Cup clash beginning Thursday.
Guernsey v Jersey 50th anniversary inter-insular
Nothing to choose between the two sides for big match.
Cann's 35 in vain as Bermuda fall to Danes
Bermuda crash to a five wicket defeat in their first tour match.
Celestine hits 78 but Bermuda lose again to Denmark
James Celestine's knock of 78 is not enough to win Bermuda their match against Denmark.
Six sixes in an over
Canadian Barry Ganese hits a maximum against Trinidadian tourists.
4-run win for Jersey in inter-insular thriller
Jersey are triumphant in a thriller of an inter-insular match.
Canada start as favourites
Hosts Canada will start as favourites for the Americas Under-19 Championship with holders USA suspended.
Scotland side to play India
Scotland have called up all their available English county players for the ODI against India.
Bermuda, Cayman Islands draw first blood
Bermuda and the Cayman Islands win their first games at the Under 19 World Cup Qualifier in Toronto.
Second day washout
Day two of the European Under-23 2nd Division Championship has been washed out.
Canada and Bermuda roll on day 2
Canada crushed Argentina and Bermuda handled the Cayman Islands on the second day of the U19 WCQ in Toronto.
France and Gibraltar win on opening day
France and Gibraltar win on day one of the European Under-23 2nd Division Championship.
Favourites flying in Toronto
Canada and Bermuda continued their dominance on day 3 of the U19 World Cup Qualifier.
Hearing scheduled over Cann's verbal clash
The ICC are ton investigate a clash between Lionel Cann and Edgar Schiferli in the Intercontinental Cup.
Channel Islands both win - but Guernsey just miss the final
Jersey and Guernsey both win their final first round matches.
Jersey win another tournament
Jersey add to their Under-19 Division Two title, and win the European Under-23 Division Two title.
Canada power through Cayman Islands
Canada remain perfect heading into final clash with Bermuda, while Argentina topped Bahamas.
Bermuda tops in Americas
Bermuda tops Canada by 13 runs to claim Under 19 Americas Championship.
European Division Three - Day One report
The top two ranked sides both lose on Day One in Belgium.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day One report
Two very close matches are the highlights of day one in Malaysia.
Bermuda captain says the future is bright
Bermuda captain is optimistic as his team prepares for a tough ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Ireland.
Brazil women's team to take bow
Brazil's women's team will play Argentina next month.
Americas Women's Championships - Day 1
Opening day wins in Toronto for Bermuda and Trinidad.
Problems in Canadian Cricket?
Eddie Norfolk expresses doubts about the effectiveness of the Canadian Cricket Association.
The Scandal of the ICC Global Development Programme
The top-performing countries and ICC regions get a disproportionately small share of the funding of this programme.
European Division Three - Day Two report
Rain ruins the second day's play in Belgium, though all four matches do get results.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day Two report
Day two in Malaysia sees wins for Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UAE.
European Division Three - Day Three report
Croatia beat Finland in the only match not rained off.
Canada and Bermuda meet for Americas' title
It's a winner-takes-all meeting in the Americas Women's Championship.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day Three report
Malaysia and Nepal win on day three in Kuala Lumpur.
Canadian women are Americas champions
Canada's women won the inaugural Americas Women's title with a 5 wickets win over Bermuda.
Four Canadians in Americas XI
Four members of the Canadian women's team that won the inagural Americas Championship are named in the Americas XI for the closing exhibition match.
European Division Three - Semi finals
Rain again dominates the day at the European Division Three Championship in Belgium.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day Four report
Rain dominates in Malaysia too...
Guten tag, herr Warne?
Could Shane Warne be German?
European Division Three - Semi final report
Spain will meet Croatia in the Division Three final.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day Five report
Afghanistan are confirmed for the semi-finals, but the rest of the spots are still open after the fifth days play in Malaysia.
ACC Under-19 Championship - Day Six report
The semi-final line-up is confirmed in Malaysia.
Croatia - Division Three champions
Croatia are the European Division Three champions after beating Spain in the final.
African Under-19 Championship - Day One report
Wins for Kenya, Zambia, Botswana and Uganda on day one in Benoni.
Van Schoor hits scintillating century for Namibia in Africa U/19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Benoni
A report from day two's play in Benoni.
European Under-15 Division Two Championship - Day One report
Wins for Spain, Guernsey, Italy and Jersey on the first day in La Manga.
New Associate ODI Player of the Year award
18 Associates players are nominated for new award; Irishwoman on Women Player of the Year list.
European Under-15 Division Two Championship - Day Two report
A report from day two in La Manga.
African Under-19 Championship Semi-finals confirmed
Botswana stuns Uganda but both join Kenya and Namibia in semi-finals of Africa U/19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Benoni.
Just the final left.
The 3rd, 5th and 7th place play-offs are all finished, with just tomorrows final to go.
Afghanistan v Nepal in final
Afghanistan will meet Nepal in the final of the ACC Under-19 Championship.
South Pacific Games underway
The South Pacific Games cricket tournament is underway.
Logie: We have to get fitter to compete
Coach Gus Logie is planning changes after Bermuda's disastrous European tour.
Nepal move one step closer
Nepal move one step closer to the Under-19 World Cup after beating Afghanistan in the ACC Under-19 Championship final.
Kenya v Namibia in the final.
Kenya will play Namibia in the final of the African Under-19 Championship after both teams won their semi-finals in Benoni today.
European Under-15 Division Two Championship - Day Three report
The wides continue on day three as Jersey, Guernsey, Belgium and the Isle of Man pick up wins.
Contrasting matches in Samoa
Day Two in the South Pacific Games saw two contrasting matches, with one close match and one anything but close.
The race for gold continues
The South Pacific Games continues, with big wins for Papua New Guinea and Tonga on day three.
European Under-15 Division Two Championship - Day Four report
Wins for Guernsey, Germany, Jersey and Spain on day four in La Manga.
Is the ICC in a Parallel Universe?
Recent comments about Zimbabwe and China by the President and CEO seem to ignore human and cricketing reality.
Nepal qualify for Under 19 World Cup
Scotland are forced to withdraw from the play-off match for the remaining place for financial reasons.
Labour Day Weekend highlights in Canada
The Labour Day weekend sees some special competitions and finals.
Canadian domestic round-up
The latest state of all the league competitions across Canada.
New York cricket team on tour
A cricket team from New York is touring Bermuda.
Papua New Guinea run riot
Papua New Guinea score 572/7 and beat New Caledonia by 510 runs in a record-breaking match.
Uganda crushed by Pakistan
Uganda lose to Pakistan by 148 runs in a Twenty20 match.
Guernsey break Jersey's run
Guernsey beat Jersey in the final of the European Under-15 Second Division championship to end Jersey's dominance of second division youth tournaments.
Papua New Guinea take home the gold
Papua New Guinea have again won South Pacific Games gold in cricket after beating Fiji in the final group game.
Uganda lose to Bangladesh
Uganda lose to Bangladesh in their final quadrangular match.
Dassanayake new Canadian National Coach
The Canadian Cricket Association has named Pubudu Dassanayake as Canada's new National Cricket Coach.
Short-lists announced for ICC Awards 2007
No Ireland player is short-listed for Associate ODI Player of the Year.
Scotland depart for Twenty20
No expense spared by ICC as Scotland's party of 23 set off for South Africa.
Odoyo wins ICC Associate ODI award
Kenyan allrounder becomes the first winner of the Associate ODI Player of the Year Award.
Brazil women play first series
Brazil women lose their first series 2-1 to Argentina.
USA fall at first hurdle
The USA are knocked-out in their first Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup match.
Championship deciders across Canada
League title deciders are set for Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.
Meraloma wins BC Mainland League
Meraloma defeated Richmond to win the playoffs of the British Columbia (Canada) Mainland Cricket League.
Procter hails generosity towards Uganda
Bangladesh and Pakistan teams in the recent quadrangular tournament in Kenya gave some of their prize money to Uganda.
Hemp gives Bermuda tour boost
David Hemp will return to the Bermuda team for their winter tours.
Brampton Masters powers to Toronto Championship
Cowichan and Millwoods win in Victoria and Edmonton.
An Associates Twenty20 XI
With Scotland and Kenya both disappointing in the ICC World Twenty20, Andrew Nixon picks his best team from the Associate countries.
Adastrians win Quebec Championship
Adastrians beat Pak-Can by 98 runs to retain the Quebec Cricket Federation Championship.
European play-off to go ahead
Israel are to host Croatia in a European Division Two play-off in November.
Ten Doeschate CricketEurope's ODI Player of the Year
The Dutch allrounder narrowly defeats Ireland's Trent Johnston in our readers' poll.
Malaysia Under-19s to host Australia
Malaysia Under-19s will play Australia Under-19s later this week.
Africa trip for MCC tourists
The MCC name their squad for their tour of Tanzania and Malawi.
Malaysia Under 19s lose to Aussies
Malaysia Under 19s have lost their first match against Australia.
The Chasing Pack
A look at some of the countries who may mount a challenge at the 2009 World Cup qualifying tournament.
Guernsey win inaugural Twenty20 inter-insular
Guernsey win the inaugural Twenty20 insular against Jersey in front of a large home crowd.
Malaysia Under-19s lose yet again
Australia Under-19s beat their Malaysian counterparts by ten wickets in the second match of their series.
Ireland to host European Championships
Signficant changes in the format of the various European championship tournaments in 2008.
Finland to host European Indoor Championship
Finland will host the 10th ICC Europe Indoor Championship in February 2008.
Guernsey and Jersey to take on Europe's best
Guernsey and Jersey are to take part in Division 1 of next season's European Under 17 and Under 15 championships.
Hemp promoted to vice-captain for Kenya tour
David Hemp is made Bermuda's vice-captain.
Harper appointed Turks coach
Former Bermuda coach Mark Harper is the new coach of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Heartlake take Etobicoke title
Heartlake won Ontario's Etobicoke League title with a 5 wicket win against Elmbank.
Apollo secures Canadian Commonwealth Premiership
Apollo beat Georgetown to secure the Canadian Commonwealth Cricket Association of Toronto's Premier Division title.
Canadian squad set for Kenya and Namibia
Canada set off to face Intercontinental Cup and ODI action in Kenya and Namibia.
Success for Japan Women's team at Coca Cola Shanghai International Sixes
Japan and China women have played in the Shanghai Sixes, as well as a Twenty20 match against each other.
Test pair arrive to help Island team prepare for 20/20
Viv Richards and Curtly Ambrose arrive in Bermuda to launch their Stanford 20/20 campaign.
Bermuda announce women's squad
Bermuda announce their squad for the Women's World Cup qualifier.
Holdsworth hits out for MCC in Cyprus
ICC Europe Development Manager Richard Holdsworth is touring Cyprus with the MCC.
Afghans to play first-class cricket
Five Afghanistan players will be playing first-class cricket in Sri Lanka and Pakistan this winter.
Namibia draw first three-day match
Namibia draw their first three-day challenge match against North West.
Namibia win a close one
Namibia win their first one-day match by three runs.
Hurdle helps Bermuda to first win in eight months
Bermuda beat Uganda to record their first international win in eight months.
Bermuda go down to Uganda
The upper order flops as the islanders fall to Uganda by 43 runs.
Canada wins warm-up in Namibia
Canada beat Namibia A by 6 wickets in a warm-up game in Windhoek
Canada and Namibia prepare for Intercontinental Cup match
Coach Pubudu Dassanayake hopes for change of fortunes as Canada try to keep their Intercontinental Cup hopes alive.
CricketEurope poll results
William Porterfield and Majid Haq top our Irish and Scottish player polls for 2007.
Namibia recover against Canada
After a poor start Namibia ended the first day of their Intercontinental Cup match against Canada in a strong position.
Nepal has high hopes
The Nepali side leaves for the inaugural ACC Twenty20 Cup with hopes high of returning with the title.
Namibia have the edge in Windhoek
A great not-out 163 from Bjorn Kotze sets his side up, but Mohammad Iqbal fights back for Canada.
Namibians take charge on Day 3
With Canada just 41 runs ahead with four second-innings wickets left, Namibia seem on the brink of victory.
A great start for Namibia
A fine all-round performance by Gerrie Snyman makes sure of full points in Windhoek.
Asia Twenty20 - Day One report
The first day of the Asia Twenty20 sees some big hitting and some close matches.
Namibian captain praises his bowlers
However, some of his key players may miss the next Intercontinental Cup away games.
Kenya win nailbiter against Bermuda
Kenya's narrow one-wicket win in Nairobi completed a whitewash over a fighting Bermuda side.
All still to play for in Kuwait
With two days play left in the group stage, only one team can't reach the semi-finals.
Two match ban for Bermuda's Cann
Lionel Cann has been banned for two ODIs after being found guilty of "serious dissent" during Bermuda's defeat by Kenya.
Prodigies and Protégés
A look at some of the leading players in the current rich seam of young talent in the associate world.
2009 World Twenty20 draw is made
Scotland and Ireland face the possibility of taking on the old enemy, England, in their own back yard.
Bermuda make promising start
David Hemp ends his slump in form with 95 on the first day in Nairobi.
Afghanistan and Oman in the final
Afghanistan are on the brink of their first tournament win as they reach the final of the ACC Twenty20 Cup.
Thrilling tie a fitting climax in Kuwait
The final of the Asian Twenty20 Cup finishes in a tie between Oman and Afghanistan.
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed
The state of emergency in Pakistan has led to the tournament's postponement.
UAE goes head-to-head with Bermuda
UAE meets Bermuda in the Intercontinental Cup with one eye on the forthcoming WCL Division 2 tournament.
Bermuda come good at last
Bermuda finally show some spark on the first day of their Intercontinental Cup match against the UAE.
Bermuda lose in Abu Dhabi
After a promising start, Bermuda slump to a 138 run Intercontinental Cup defeat against the UAE.
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Fleming's MCC mission to Afghanistan
Former Kent and England player Matthew Fleming is to visit Afghanistan on a fact-finding mission for the MCC.
Two defeats for Namibia
Namibia lose both their three-day and one-day matches against Griqualand West.
Tony Cozier joins the nay-sayers
The veteran West Indian commentator turns reality on its head in an extraordinary attack on the ICC's global development program.
Croatia take a thriller in Tel Aviv
A final-over win against Israel earns Croatia a place in the European Second Division.
Croatia promoted
Croatia have beaten Israel in the Europe Division Two play-off challenge match in Tel Aviv.
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Book review: Encyclopedia of World Cricket
Roy Morgan's book treats associates' and affiliates' cricket with a level of seriousness that is long overdue.
World Cricket League Division 2
Six teams prepare to battle in Namibia for four places in the World Cup Qualifier in 2009.
WCL Division 2 preview
A look at the six teams that are taking part in Windhoek.
Mexico win Central American Championship
Mexico have won the second Central American Championship over Costa Rica and El Salvador.
Namibia steamroller Denmark
Oman and the UAE also win on day one of World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek.
Niall O'Brien on the ICL
The Ireland wicket-keeper talks about the build up to the Indian Cricket League in the first of a regular series of articles.
Oman, UAE and Namibia all win again
Day two in Windhoek sees Oman, the UAE and Uganda all pick up their second wins.
Runs galore in Windhoek
The UAE and Oman secure their places in the World Cup qualifier with wins today, whilst Denmark get their campaign back on track.
Book Review: Raiders of the Caribbean
An opportunity for those who were stirred by Ireland's World Cup achievements to relive something of those extraordinary seven weeks.
UAE disqualified
The UAE has been disqualified from the Asia Under 15 Elite cup for fielding ineligible players.
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Huge Snyman innings in vain after remarkable UAE run chase
Gerrie Snyman's 196 is not enough to beat the UAE, while Oman and Uganda also win today in WCL Division 2.
ICL set to get under way
The second instalment from Niall O' Brien as he brings us up to date with happenings in the ICL.
Argentina and Uganda go straight back
Argentina and Uganda will be back in WCL Division 3 of the WCL after losing to Denmark and the UAE.
Mass disqualifications in ACC Under-15 Cup
All but two teams are disqualified from the ACC Under-15 Cup after ACC age verification checks.
UAE are WCL Division 2 champions
The UAE have beaten Oman in the final to win the World Cricket League Division 2 title.
HKCA protests to ACC about Under-15 disqualification
The Hong Kong Cricket Association protests about their disqualification from the ACC Under-15 Elite Cup
ICC European Cricket Academy 2008
14 of Europe's finest young talents will travel to Mumbai in February to take part in the ICC European Cricket Academy.
WCL Division 2 is "a great success"
Windhoek tournament emphasizes the value of the ICC World Cricket League, according to ICC Global Development Manager.
Non-Test batting highlights
Gerrie Snyman's one-day 196 for Namibia prompts a look at some of the outstanding batting performances below Test level over the years.
Book Review: A History of Senior Cricket in Ulster
The authoritative history of Ulster cricket in both the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union.
Trott to lead Bermuda into World Cup
Bermuda captain is interviewed as his team prepares for the forthcoming Under 19 World Cup.
Green Wickets
Ireland's Adventures at the 2007 Cricket World Cup - another book chronicling Ireland's World Cup campaign is launched.
Non-Test bowling highlights
Following on from our on some top batting performances, we look at some of the top bowling performances in non-Test cricket.
Ireland to host Twenty20 Qualifier?
Ireland are in line to host another major international tournament next summer, the qualifiers for the second Twenty20 World Championship in England in 2009.
Japan win EAP Trophy
Japan have won the EAP Trophy, qualifying for Division Five of the World Cricket League along with Vanuatu.
It's time for the ICC to act
ICC needs to strengthen its Associate player release regulations as English counties refuse to operate within the spirit of the current rules.
European teenagers selected for Centre of Excellence
28 of Europe's most promising young cricketers will travel to La Manga next April to take part in the ICC European Centre of Excellence.
ICC announces 2008 Associates' schedule
Ireland to host inaugural ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast.
World Cup format to change?
The hosts of the 2011 World Cup have proposed a new format for the tournament, including a reduction in the number of countries.
Bart King - swing bowler supreme
The first in an occasional series looking at important historical figures in the history of non-Test cricket nations.
Chennai Superstars win ICL
Niall O'Brien brings us up to date in his final instalment from the Indian Cricket League.
Canada's international matches in 2008
A look at the schedule for 2008 and how Canadian cricket is preparing for these games.
USA block Cuba from Stanford 20/20
Cuba will not be able to take part in the Stanford 20/20 due to the US trade embargo.
Cricket in the Olympics?
Some of the pros and cons of cricket's recognition this month by the International Olympic Committee.
Steindl is surprise choice as Scotland coach
Cricket Scotland's promotion of its community development manager to head coach will surprise many Scottish fans.
Harper is hopeful of a 20/20 win
Turks and Caicos Islands coach Mark Harper discusses preparations for the Stanford 20/20.
The Wright brothers
Two US professional cricketers who made it all the way to baseball's Hall of Fame.
Bermuda name Stanford squad
Bermuda have named their provisional squad for the Stanford 20/20 tournament.
Peter Kirsten to coach Jersey
Former South African skipper Peter Kirsten is named as the new coach of Jersey.
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