CricketEurope News Archive 2008
Women's World Cup Qualifier moved to South Africa
The tournament has been moved from Lahore to Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.
Busy MCC touring programme in 2008
The MCC will tour six associate and affiliate countries in 2008.
Busy year ahead for European Associates
Europe's Associate countries are looking forward to a busy and crucial phase in the four-year international cycle.
Uneven punishment sends wrong message
Hall of Fame cricketer Clarence Parfitt says the Bermuda Cricket Board should not have included disgraced batsman Lionel Cann in their 20/20 squad.
ACC Under-19 Challenge underway
The first non-Test tournament of the year gets started in Thailand with wins for Saudi Arabia and Bhutan.
Disappointing start for Namibia
Namibia's 2008 got off to a disappointing start with a loss to Zimbabwe Provinces.
Wins for Saudi Arabia and Maldives
Saudi Arabia and the Maldives win on day two of the ACC Under 19 Challenge Cup in Thailand.
ICC Intercontinental Cup matches rescheduled
Kenya's forthcoming match against Namibia has been moved from Nairobi to Sharjah.
Saudi Arabia to play Bhutan in final
Saudi Arabia will play Bhutan in the final of the ACC Under-19 Challenge Cup after both won their semi-finals.
Saudi Arabia top after group stage
Saudia Arabia top the table after the group stage of the ACC Under-19 Challenge Cup.
Saudi Arabia win final
Saudi Arabia have beaten Bhutan in the final of the ACC Under-19 Challenge Cup in Thailand.
Kenya unchanged for Intercontinental Cup trip
Kenya start their 2008 international season with an unchanged squad despite the late arrival of Kennedy Obuya and Tanmay Mishra to training.
Namibia look to go top
Victory over UAE in their Intercontinental Cup clash in Sharjah will move Namibia up to joint first place in the table.
UAE edge it on opening day
UAE had just the better of Namibia on a low-scoring first day of their Intercontinental Cup match in Sharjah.
Finely balanced in Sharjah
Saqib and Botha ensured honours were even after day two of UAE's Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia.
Sri Lanka offer to host Asia Cup
Sri Lanka offer to host the Asia Cup in light of the current situation in Pakistan.
Cricket in Singapore to benefit from Formula One?
The Singapore Cricket Club could benefit from providing facilities for the first Singapore Grand Prix this year.
Nepal Under-19s beaten by Bangladesh
Nepal Under-19s lose to Bangladesh Under-19s by 111 runs as they prepare for the World Cup.
Invites out for Zonal League players
Cricket Kenya have sent out invites to 85 players as part of the preparations to get the Zonal League underway in February.
Let the star spotting begin
The sixteen squads are announced for the forthcoming Under 19 World Cup in Malaysia.
Namibia moves within sight of victory
Botha hits a century for Namibia while UAE's Khurram records his best bowling figures on day three of the Intercontinental Cup clash.
Namibia triumph in Sharjah
Namibia makes it two wins from two matches in the Intercontinental Cup but UAE goes down fighting.
Tikolo confident Kenya can overcome Namibia
The Intercontinental Cup match in Sharjah will be another test for Namibia after their defeat of the UAE.
Steve Tikolo Interview: Part 1
The Kenyan captain spoke with CricketEurope prior to his team's Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia.
Kenya confident of defeating Namibia and UAE
It was a confident Kenyan team that jetted out from Nairobi on Saturday for their two Intercontinental Cup matches in Sharjah.
Kenya set for first innings points
Kenya held the advantage after dismissing Namibia for 183 on the opening day of the Intercontinental Cup match in Sharjah.
Hong Kong come up dry against Bangladesh Academy
Hong Kong fail to win a game in a three-match series against the BCB Academy.
Improvement for Nepal Under-19s in second game
Nepal Under-19s showed an improvement in the final match of their Bangladesh tour, but still couldn't win.
Bermuda players fail drugs test
Three of Bermuda's players have failed drug tests prior to the Stanford 20/20.
Amazing innings from Snyman
Namibia's Gerrie Snyman scores an unbeaten 194 out of Namibia's 241-8 on the second day of the Intercontinental Cup match against Kenya.
Big loss for Turks and Caicos Islands
Montserrat easily beat the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Stanford 20/20.
Argentina and MCC squads confirmed
The MCC and Argentina confirm their squads for the upcoming tour of Argentina.
Namibia go top in the Intercontinental Cup
Namibia recover from a first innings deficit to defeat Kenya by 101 runs in Sharjah.
Snyman in the record books again
Gerrie Snyman has again entered the record books after his innings of 230.
Afghanistan cash in
Cricket in Afghanistan is considerably wealthier thanks to their Twenty20 success last year.
Odoyo leads Kenyan recovery against UAE
All-rounder makes an unbeaten 79 as Kenya ends the first day in a strong position.
Bermuda crushed by Jamaica in 20/20 warm-up
Jamaica thrashed Bermuda by 156 runs in a 20/20 warm-up match yesterday.
Kenya to make amends in Sharjah?
Kenya will try to rebound from their defeat against Namibia as they take on UAE in this week's Intercontinental Cup match.
Kenya set for lead over UAE
A Thomas Odoyo century and five wickets from spinner Hiren Varaiya enable Kenya to take control of their Intercontinental Cup match.
UAE still in with a chance
UAE will need a further 256 to win with nine wickets remaining on the final day of their Intercontinental Cup match against Kenya.
Bahamas thrashed by Jamaica
The Bahamas crash to a 118 run defeat against Jamaica.
Kenya defeat UAE by 81 runs
Peter Ongondo takes a five wicket haul as Kenya defeat UAE in the InterContinental Cup.
Weather wins in Windhoek
Rain ruins Namibia's matches against Free State.
Irish and Dutch under 15s head for the Caribbean
Two European Associates will take part in a new international tournament at under 15 level.
Dalrymple leads MCC to Uganda
The MCC are sending a strong side to Uganda.
Bermuda crushed as they record tournament's lowest-ever score
Bermuda is thrashed by Guyana in the Stanford 20/20.
Bermuda humbled by Nepal
Nepal Under-19s beat Bermuda Under-19s by 188 runs in a World Cup warm-up
A national embarrassment
A former player says that the Bermuda Cricket Board needs a major shake-up after the national team's performance in the Stanford 20/20.
'The most pathetic performance'
Many in Bermuda are angry over the Stanford 20/20 performance.
Chile in sensational start to Division 3 tournament
Americas Championship Division Three starts with wins for Chile and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
UAE confirm Ireland and Netherlands dates
The UAE announce ICup dates, plus details of Ireland's tour of Bangladesh emerge.
Chile roll on with second consecutive victory
Belize win – but Chile now strong favourites for the title.
Another European indoor title for Denmark
Denmark won the European Indoor Championship for the fourth time in 5 years, defeating Portugal in a thrilling final in Kuortane, Finland.
Brave Peru fail to halt Chile title quest
Chile are one match away from the Division Three title.
Sahara Elite League starts this weekend
Cricket Kenya announce the squads and fixture list for the long awaited zonal league.
Brazil shatter Chilean title hopes
Belize and Turks and Caicos Islands set to meet in probable championship decider.
MCC off to winning start
The MCC got their Uganda tour of to a winning start by beating Uganda A by 85 runs.
Turks and Caicos Islands win title in thrilling finale
Final delivery of the Americas Division 3 Championship had the hopes of three countries on the line.
Action begins for Dutch, Irish and Scottish women
A preview of the opening round of matches in the Women's World Cup qualifying competition in South Africa.
Associates all lose
All four associate countries go down to heavy defeats on the opening day of the Under 19 World Cup.
Chiefs, Aces start Elite Leagues in emphatic fashion
The Western Chiefs and Eastern Aces record 9 wicket wins as the Sahara National 20-20 Elite League gets underway in Nairobi.
No surprises on second day in Kuala Lumpur
Comfortable wins for New Zealand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and South Africa in the Under 19 World Cup.
Bad day for Bermuda cricket
It's a bad day for Bermuda cricket after heavy defeats for the Under-19 and Women's teams.
MCC win one and lose one
On the MCC's tour of Uganda, they beat the Under-19s, but lose to the senior side.
Pakistan women shock Ireland
The opening day of the Women's World Cup qualifying tournament saw victories for Pakistan, South Africa, Netherlands and Zimbabwe.
Another ten wicket win for England
Wins also for India, Pakistan and Australia as the Under 19 World Cup groups groups begin to take shape.
Irish women record easy victory over Scotland
Day two saw wins for South Africa, Netherlands, Ireland and Pakistan in the Women's World Cup qualifying tournament in Stellenbosch.
ICC Chief Executives want a 14 team World Cup
The ICC Chief Executives' Committee meeting has recommended a reduction in the number of teams for the 2011 World Cup.
Malaysia causes first major upset of Under 19 World Cup
Hosts overcome Zimbabwe as Sri Lanka and Bangladesh advance to the Super League.
Under 19 team for MCC matches finalised
Cricket Kenya release the final squad for the two matches against the MCC in Uganda.
West Indies' fate is in their own hands
West Indies must defeat India to reach the Super Eight stage of the Under 19 World Cup; New Zealand go through with a win over Malaysia.
Joyce stars again as Ireland gain semi-final spot
Ireland defeat Zimbabwe to join The Netherlands in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup qualifying tournament.
Easts chase consecutive victories
A preview of the Sahara Elite League 20-20 second round match between Eastern Aces and Southern Stars.
Irish and Dutch fail in World Cup bid
South Africa and Pakistan go through to the Women's World Cup after comprehensive victories in the qualifying tournament semi-finals.
Ireland and Scotland displeased with ICC recommendation
CEOs feel that it is a backward step and the ICC's mission to expand the game has been effectively disregarded.
Chiefs look to the North to extend dominance
A Preview of the Sahara Elite League 20-20 second round match between Western Chiefs and Northern Nomads.
Obuya, Luseno lead Nomads resurgence
Northern Nomads bounce back with a 62 run win over Western Chiefs in the Sahara 20-20 Elite League.
Tikolo shines as Aces win again
Kenya's captain makes 108 off 57 as his team win their second consecutive match in the Sahara Elite League.
South Africa victorious in Women's World Cup qualifier
A fantastic display from all-rounder Alicia Smith helps South Africa win the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier.
ICC chief hails Bermuda's Under 19 victory
ICC Americas development manager Martin Vieira pays tribute to Bermuda's historic win at the Under 19 World Cup.
Improved Stars still lose final match
Southern Stars lose the closest game of the tournament to the Northern Nomads as they take the wooden spoon in the Sahara Elite League 20-20.
On fire Tikolo helps Aces clinch title
Eastern Aces captain, Steve Tikolo, fires with the bat once again as his side make a clean sweep of the Sahara Elite League 20-20 tournament.
Nepal and Namibia in plate semis
Nepal and Namibia reach the semi-finals of the Under-19 World Cup Plate competition.
Nepal adds Zimbabwe to its scalps
India outclasses England and South Africa accounts for Bangladesh in the Under 19 World Cup quarter-finals while Namibia and Nepal win through in the Plate.
Ireland defeat Dutch for third place
Ireland finish third while Scotland has to settle for sixth in the Women's World Cup qualifiers.
Uganda draws three-day game
The MCC's tour of Uganda continued with a draw against the national side in a three-day match.
Large increase in Associate and Affiliate playing numbers
The number of people actively participating in cricket outside the Test countries increased 17 per cent in 2007, according to an ICC report.
Pakistan and New Zealand complete semi-final line-up
Australia and Sri Lanka bow out of the Under 19 World Cup; West Indies and Papua New Guinea register Plate wins .
Nepal through to Plate final again
Nepal wins a thriller against Namibia; Zimbabwe gets its revenge on Malaysia.
India reaches second successive Under 19 final
Brave New Zealand pushes them all the way; West Indies through to face Nepal in Plate final.
Kenya Under 19s taught a lesson by MCC
Kenya Under 19s lose both their One Day matches against the MCC in Uganda.
RVCA look to the future as peace returns
The Kofi Annan brokered peace deal in Kenya see the Rift Valley Cricket Association finally able to focus on cricket after two months of insecurity and curfews.
Forthcoming Asian tournament dates announced
China are scheduled to play their first international matches next year.
Aces favourites, but all to play for
Eastern Aces are favourites to win the 50 Over Elite League after sweeping the board in the 20-20s, but may not have it all their own way.
West Indies takes Under 19 Plate title from Nepal
Australia v England game is abandoned while Ireland takes 13th place play-off against Zimbabwe.
Northerns rip through Aces
An inspired opening spell from Josephat Ababu sets the Northern Nomads up for a 5 wicket win in their first 50 over match of the Sahara Elite League.
Its Coach Kirtsen
South African Andy Kirsten is endorsed by the Cricket Kenya Executive as the new coach for the Kenyan national team.
India takes Under 19 crown in a thrilling finale
A brave South African effort falls 12 runs short of victory in a rain-interrupted final.
Southern Stars clinch nailbiting maiden victory
Kennedy Obuya and Nehemiah Odhiambo help the Southern Stars beat the Western Chiefs by 8 runs in their opening Sahara Elite League One Day match.
European Championships schedule
Six countries will compete for this year's European 1st Division title in Dublin.
All Square in Sahara Elite League
Chiefs and Aces both bounce back with wins to level the table going into the final round of the One Day competition.
Fresh Faces pose a challenge
A look back at the story told by the statistics of the Sahara Elite League 20-20 competition.
Bermuda takes two ICC Development Awards
This year's ICC Development Program Annual awards have been announced.
UAE lose to Essex in close match
A four wicket burst from Ryan ten Doeschate prevents the UAE from upsetting Essex.
An Open Letter to the ICC Board
A plea to next week's ICC Board meeting to reject the move to reduce the number of teams in the next World Cup from 16 to 14.
UAE can't match Ireland
A fine all-round performance from Saqib Ali wasn't enough for the UAE to match Ireland as they went down to Lancashire.
Nomads clinch title with win over Stars
Thomas Odoyo takes 4-10 as the Northern Nomads beat the Southern Stars by 4 wickets to clinch the Sahara Elite League 50 over title.
Big win needed to take title
Big wins are needed today to ensure the Sahara Elite League 50 Overs title.
Dutchman helps South of Argentina beat the North
Argentina's annual North v South match goes the way of the South thanks to a fine all-round performance from Atse Buurman.
Canadian national championship schedule announced
The Canadian Cricket Association has announced the schedule for this year's national championship.
France anounce squad
France announce their European Championship squad.
World Cup reduction is confirmed
The ICC Board has decided upon a 14-team format for the 2011 World Cup.
Hong Kong Women crash to defeat
Hong Kong Women lose heavily to Bangladesh.
Somerset easily beat UAE
Somerset ease to a six wicket win over the UAE in Abu Dhabi.
Mohammad Nabi in the runs
Afghanistan international Mohammad Nabi has been in the runs in Pakistan.
Improvement for Hong Kong Women
Bangladesh Women beat Hong Kong by 109 runs in Chittagong.
Rain postpones Elite 3 Day Tournament
Heavy rain in Nairobi forces Cricket Kenya to postpone the third and most eagerly awaited leg of the Sahara Elite League.
Hong Kong Women give Bangladesh a scare
Hong Kong Women give Bangladesh a little scare with some good bowling, but are let down by their batting.
Hong Kong Women crash to another embarrassing defeat
Eight Hong Kong players are out for ducks as they lose by 115 runs.
Gale blows through the desert
Andrew Gale leads Yorkshire to victory over the UAE.
ICC welcomes back USA
The USA Cricket Association is reinstated as an ICC associate member following its year-long suspension.
ICC suspend two Nepali Under-19 bowlers
Two of Nepal's bowlers in the Under-19 World Cup have been suspended due to suspect actions.
Americas Division 2 Championship: Day 1
Favourites Bahamas crush Turks & Caicos Islands while hosts Surinam go down to Panama.
Winter report
A look back at the activity of associate and affiliate players and teams in Test playing nations over the Northern Hemisphere winter.
Americas Division 2 Championship: Day 2
Bahamas all but clinch title with win over Panama.
Bermuda national team players go missing again
Seventeen players miss training for the Bermuda national side.
BCB to launch 20/20 tourney
The Bermuda Cricket Board is launching a Twenty20 competition.
Surinam shock Bahamas to claim title
Surinam stun the Bahamas to lift the Americas Division 2 title and secure promotion to Division 1 for the first time.
Canadian women to tour Trinidad & Tobago
Canada's women are to play away from home for the first time as they visit Trinidad & Tobago next week.
Namibians have eyes on first Intercontinental Cup final
Captain Louis Burger reflects on a "very special" win over Scotland in Windhoek.
UAE targets World Cup Qualifier 2009
Shifts its attention to the World Cup Qualifier in 2009 after its ICC Intercontinental Cup campaign produced five defeats in seven matches.
Malaysia replaces Zimbabwe
Malaysia is to replace Zimbabwe in the forthcoming Under15 international tournament in the West Indies.
Nigeria and Sierra Leone set for final showdown
Nigeria and Sierra Leone both unbeaten leading in to final North-West Africa group match.
Nigeria win North West Africa Championship
Nigeria beat Sierra Leone in a close match to win the North West Africa Championship.
India A to tour Israel
India A will tour Israel to play an Israel Invitation XI in a three match one-day series.
Top female cricketers attend European Academy
Young European female cricketers will attend the second Women's Academy in La Manga this week.
Scottish league cricketer is new Fiji coach
Watsonians off-spinner Colin Siller is to be the new coach of Fiji.
Nepal probables for WCL Division 5 announced
Nepal announce an 18 member training squad as they prepare for next month's World Cricket League tournament in Jersey.
USA announce squad for WCL Division 5
The USA announce their squad for their return to international cricket.
Young Americas side reaches CLICO semis
The ICC Americas Under 15s beat Kenya to advance to a semi-final against the West Indies.
ICC clarifies player eligibility rules
A letter to member countries could work in favour of leading Associates players - and the Associates.
No room for Europe's MCC fixture this season
The attractive representative match falls victim of a hectic international schedule.
Malaysia bounce back
Malaysia beat the Americas in the CLICO Under-15 International tournament.
Bangladesh and Ireland set for CLICO clash
Bangladesh Under 15s will meet Ireland on Tuesday to decide the other semi-final qualifier from the Trinidad group.
Bright start for Guernsey in early friendlies
Guernsey get their season off to a good start with two friendly wins over neighbours Jersey.
Ireland and Americas to meet for CLICO 5th place
Bangladesh reach the semi-finals of the international Under 15 tournament with a victory over Ireland.
West Indies and Pakistan in CLICO decider
West Indies and Pakistan will meet in the final of the CLICO International Under-15 tournament.
Countdown to ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 begins
12 countries shape up for the World Cricket League Division 5 tournament in Jersey.
Spring camps foster Dutch and German youth
Youth camps in Amsterdam and Deventer give players of both sexes a chance to develop their cricket.
Bangladesh storms to 3rd place
Bangladesh beat Malaysia by 9 wickets to secure third place in the CLICO International Under 15 tournament.
Domestic cricket underway in Canada
Details of the 2008 Canadian domestic and international programmes which began last week.
Singapore player hits Twenty20 200
Singapore batsman Sagar Kulkarni hits a double century in a Twenty20 game.
BVI to apply for ICC membership
The British Virgin Islands are set to break away from the West Indies and join the ICC.
Bermuda 20/20 final off due to threat of gale-force winds
Bermuda's Twenty20 finals day is postponed due to bad weather.
PCB Academy registers easy win over Nepal
The Pakistan Cricket Academy team eases to a seven wicket win over Nepal.
Weekly round-up
The first in a weekly look at some of the stories you may have missed from around the cricket world.
Rift Valley prepares for 20-20 Tournamnet
A progress report on goings on in Rift Valley Province courtesy of the RVCA.
Amazing victory for CAN XI
A Cricket Association of Nepal XI register an upset win over the Pakistan Cricket Academy.
Singapore whitewash Malaysia
Singapore have won the Stan Nagaiah Trophy, beating Malaysia 3-0 in the one-day series.
Canadian Twenty20 championship
The various Canadian provinces have named their squads for this weekend's Scotiabank National Championship.
Weekly round-up 2
Our second weekly look at some of the stories you may have missed from around the cricket world.
BC and Ontario undefeated in group play
British Columbia and Ontario A each won their three matches in the group phase of the Scotiabank Canadian T20 Championship.
St. David's crush Somerset in Bermuda's maiden Twenty20 final
St. David's CC race to an eight wicket win over Somerset in the final of Bermuda's first ever Twenty20 tournament.
Quebec and Ontario A reach semi-finals
Rain interferes with the quarter-finals of the ScotiaBank Twenty20 in Toronto.
Ontario B take Canadian Twenty20 trophy
Ontario B won the inaugural Scotiabank competition, beating Quebec by 8 runs in the final.
Nepal beat Bahamas by 201 runs in pre-WCL friendly
Nepal ease to a big win over the Bahamas in Guernsey.
Guernsey beat Bahamas by 158 runs
The Bahamas get thrashed by Guernsey in a WCL5 warm-up.
Nepal beat Guernsey in warm-up
Nepal have beaten Guernsey by 73 runs in their latest WCL Division Five warm-up.
Colin Siller interview
An interview with Fijian coach Colin Siller.
Svanholm win Danish Cup
Despite winning eight championships in the last 10 years Svanholm finally land the Danish Cup that has eluded them.
Danish championship an open affair
After this weekend's matches there's no clear favourite for the Danish Championship.
Associates name Asia Cup squads
Hong Kong and the UAE have named their squads for next month's Asia Cup tournament.
Weekly round-up #3
Our latest round-up of some of the stories you may have missed from around the cricket world.
World Cricket League to continue and expand
A look at the future of the World Cricket League.
CricketEurope tops the million in Jersey
CricketEurope has been setting new records daily with its coverage of the WCL Division 5 tournament in Jersey.
Weekly round-up #4
Our latest look at some of the stories you may have missed from around the associate and affiliate world.
New national team rankings
The latest CricketEurope rankings show some significant leaps and falls for the 12 nations which participated in the WCL Division 5 tournament.
Twelve to Watch: how they did
A look back at how the 12 players we nominated before the WCL Division 5 tournament actually performed.
Denmark win a thrilling encounter over the Netherlands
Denmark take the last Dutch wicket with 4 balls and 7 runs to spare.
World Cup trio missing from new Bermuda squad
Bermuda have named their squad for the tour of Canada.
Netherlands outshine Denmark at Twenty/Twenty
Denmark's lack of experience was evident as The Netherlands comfortably won both matches on Friday
Guernsey to play Kenya
Guernsey are to play Kenya at Hove next month.
Weekly round-up #5
Our latest look at some of the stories from around the cricketing world that you may have missed.
World Twenty20 Qualifier schedule announced
Details of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier to be held in Belfast from 2 to 4 August.
Bahamas players suspended
Four players in the Bahamas are suspended after taking part in a brawl in a league match.
Weekly round-up #6
Our latest look at some of the stories from around the cricketing world you may have missed.
A two horse race?
Svanholm's surprise defeat to Esbjerg means the Danish Championship is a battle between Skanderborg and Glostrup.
Who's gonna play?
Scotland and Ireland remain in the dark as to which of their county players will be available for the triangular series with New Zealand.
Canada name squad to face Bermuda
Zubin Surkari will captain Canada in their three ODIs against Bermuda later this month.
MCC win one, lose three, in Germany
The MCC return from their tour of Germany with a losing record.
Bermuda clubs under fire
Major problems are plaguing club cricket in Bermuda.
Thrilling tie in Under-12 inter-insular
The Under-12 Guernsey v Jersey inter-insular ended in a tie last weekend.
Asia Cup preview
A look at the Asia Cup campaigns of the two associates playing in the event.
Pakistan survive Hong Kong scare
Pakistan survive a mini collapse against Hong Kong to record a 155 run win.
Ashraful century leads Bangladesh to win
Mohammad Ashraful's 109 leads Bangladesh to a win over the UAE.
Hong Kong crash to heavy defeat
Hong Kong crash to a 256 run defeat to India in the Asia Cup.
Bermuda put faith in youthful energy
A young Bermuda squad heads to Canada for three ODI's and an Intercontinental Cup match.
UAE beaten by Sri Lanka
A fine 77 from Amjad Ali is not enough as the UAE go down to Sri Lanka by 142 runs.
Bermuda and Canada set for series
Bermuda and Canada prepare for 3 ODIs and an Intercontinental Cup match in Toronto.
Bermuda beat Canada at the wire
Bermuda win in the last over in a rain-shortened match at King City.
Bermuda win another close one
Bermuda clinch the ODI series with an 11-run triumph at King City.
New Zealand in determined mood
Jacob Oram says there will be no complacency on the part of the Kiwis when they face Scotland and Ireland in Aberdeen.
Canada gains consolation ODI win
Canada won the third match of the ODI series against Bermuda following their two defeats in the opening matches.
Scotland are too strong for the Irish
Aberdonians were treated yesterday to a Gavin Hamilton century in all but name as Scotland defeated Ireland by 5 wickets.
Showdown time
Saturday sees the meeting of Skanderborg and Glostrup, both undefeated, in their bids for the Danish Championship.
Denmark's squad announced
Denmark's squad for the European Championship and matches against MCC is announced.
Associates may gain as Zimbabwe pulls out
Zimbabwe's withdrawal from next year's World Twenty20 Cup may leave room for another qualifier.
Canada take first day honours
Canada are in the driver's seat after the first day of the Intercontinental Cup match against Bermuda in King City.
European countries step up in Dubai
As Guernsey gain Associate status, three more European countries become Affiliate members of the ICC.
Good financial news for Associates
ICC will treble their annual support to the leading Associate nations starting in 2009.
Canada nose in front in the evening
Bermuda claimed first innings points, but Canada has the advantage again after 2 days in King City.
Captain gives Bermuda control
Irving Romaine's knock gave Bermuda the edge going into Day 4.
Glostrup move clear in Denmark
Glostrup are now favourites for the Danish title after defeating Skanderborg in a tight match.
Canada collapse hands Bermuda easy win
Bermuda slash through the Canadian order to carry their side to an easy victory in King City
ICC to pump US$300m into Associate and Affiliate cricket
New ICC CEO hails "biggest investment in global development by any sport outside football".
Honours even in Rotterdam before rain intervenes
Rain interrupted an Irish fightback in Rotterdam after Mudassar Bukhari gave the Dutch an early edge
MCC unbeaten in Denmark
Victory over Denmark means MCC are unbeaten so far after three matches on their tour.
A long wait, but Ireland press ahead
With only 19 overs possible, Ireland progressed to 296 for four in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Ireland firmly in command in Rotterdam
After taking first-innings points, Ireland are seven wickets away from a thumping outright win.
Clean sweep for the MCC
With victory over Denmark in the final encounter the MCC kept an unbeaten record for their visit.
Aga returns to national colours
Rageb Aga is the only change to the Kenyan squad to tour Europe.
Schedule for rest of 2008 released
17 One Day Internationals, 3 Intercontinental Cup matches and plenty of other action for the Kenya National team between now and Christmas.
Connell hat-trick wraps it up
Ireland won by an innings and 67 runs in Rotterdam on Saturday, with Peter Connell ending some solid Dutch resistance.
Canada to host Twenty20 quadrangular
Canada is to host a four nation Twenty20 tournament next month.
France surprise Dutch A side in Monday rematch
Taking advantage of a spectacular batting collapse, France beat Netherlands A in Amstelveen on Monday.
Estonia win twice in a day
Estonia win twice on day two of the Carmel Euro Twenty20.
A round-up of recent cricket news you may have missed.
European Twenty20 underway
A Twenty20 tournament for emerging European nations is underway in Wales.
Outerbridge says maiden ton 'well worth the wait'
Bermuda's Stephen Outerbridge talks about his maiden first-class century and Bermuda's upcoming fixtures.
NSC pitch defies the critics
The president of the Bermuda Cricket Board is confident that the ICC will allow Bermuda to play more matches at home.
Hemp returns for Twenty20 qualifiers
Glamorgan skipper David Hemp will return to Bermuda colours for the World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast next month.
Semi-final line-up confirmed
The semi-final line-up for the Euro Twenty20 Invitational tournament has been confirmed after the final group matches.
Cricket Kenya press release re: Aga Selection
The following press release has been issued by Cricket Kenya after criticism in The Daily Nation over the selection of the national team to tour Europe.
Revised schedule for ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Includes third and fourth place play-off to cater for possibility of a third team going forward to World Twenty20.
Scotland complete the destruction
Canada show little resistance as Scotland romp to an innings victory in 3 days.
Is Second better than First?
Could the final of the World Twenty20 Qualifier be ruined by a perception that second prize is more attractive than first?
Umpires get set to celebrate 50th Anniversary
Kenya Cricket Umpires & Scorers Association is all set to celebrate Its Golden Anniversary in Nairobi on 9th November 2008.
Estonia take home the trophy
Estonia have won the Carmel CC invitational Euro Twenty20 after beating the Czech Republic in the final.
ACC Trophy preview
UAE clear favourites, but second place is wide open in Kuala Lumpur.
ICC and ECB reaffirm support of mandatory release of Associate players
ICC and ECB reaffirm their support for the mandatory release of top Associate players from county cricket duty to take part in international matches.
West Indies domestic one-day competition to be played in USA
USA and Canada also to return as the KFC Cup is set to be played in Fort Lauderdale.
Italy defeated by Leinster
Ben Dunk hits 131 as Leinster beat Italy by 127 runs.
Guernsey push Kenyans hard
An impressive performance from the Channel Islanders against Kenya at Hove.
Logie not bothered by underdog label
Bermuda coach Gus Logie shrugs off the Twenty20 Qualifier underdog label.
Saudis stun champions
Saudi Arabia upset defending champions UAE on day one of the ACC Elite Trophy.
UAE bounce back
The UAE bounce back by beating Afghanistan, whilst Saudi Arabia crash to a heavy defeat against Bahrain. Kuwait and Nepal also win on day two.
Some hiccups as batsmen struggle in England
Mixed results from Kenya's English tour as they prepare for the 20-20 World Cup Qualifiers.
Afghanistan and Hong Kong win on day three
Afghanistan and Hong Kong beat Malaysia and Kuwait respectively on day three in Kuala Lumpur.
Odoyo happy for Kenya to stay under the radar
“It's good to be thought of as a team to be reckoned with but that can bring pressure too,” says experienced all-rounder.
Nepal get one foot in semis
Nepal beat Singapore to put one foot in the semi-finals whilst Hong Kong and the UAE beat Qatar and Bahrain respectively on Day Four of the ACC Elite Trophy.
Semi-final line-up begins to take shape
Today's results in the ACC Trophy Elite confirm Nepal and the UAE as two of the semi-finalists.
Group stage ends as Afghanistan and Hong Kong reach semis
Afghanistan and Hong Kong reach the semi-finals of the ACC Trophy Elite after wins over Bahrain and Singapore.
Cup Match day one summary
A report from day one of Bermuda's annual Cup Match.
Tucker sets new record
Janeiro Tucker becomes the all time Bermuda Cup Match run scorer as this year's contest ends in a draw.
Afghans finish third
Afghanistan finish third in the ACC Trophy after beating Nepal. Play-offs for seventh and ninth also contested.
Nepal miss out again
The UAE and Hong Kong qualify for the Asia Cup as Nepal lose yet another semi-final.
Hong Kong break UAE domination
After four consecutive wins for the UAE, Hong Kong are the new ACC Trophy champions.
Winning without scoring more runs and no rain
New rule came into use in the Danish League at the weekend
Three favourites dominate first day U15 action
The three pre-tournament favourites showed dominant form on the first day of the ICC Americas U15 Championship in Bermuda with comprehensive victories.
Little time to turn around a troubled tour
Kenya take on Scotland in the International Cup tomorrow in desperate need of a win after the 20-20 batting debacle.
No surprises for top three on day two, but Bahamas win hearts
Bermuda, Canada and USA continue their winning form with comfortable victories on day two of the Americas U15 Championships.
Canada win battle of North American giants
Canada and the two Bermuda teams all win on day three.
Canada close in on Americas U15 title after thrilling win over Bermuda
Canada beat Bermuda to stay on track for the title, Bahamas and Cayman Islands in thrilling tie, USA thrashed by Bermuda Development XI.
Canada take Americas Under 15 title
Canada demolished the Cayman Islands to secure the Americas Under 15 Championship in Bermuda.
Jersey win tight 2008 senior inter-insular
Ryan Driver sees Jersey over the line in 2008 inter-insular.
Wake up call for Glostrup
Championship leaders Glostrup nearly lost in last weekend's matches in the Danish League
Kenya looks to set up showdown with Ireland
Kenya's quest for its first Intercontinental Cup title continues against the Netherlands.
Drugs rap rules out Bermuda's Foggo
Bermuda international Chris Foggo's career is in the balance after he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis yesterday.
Bermuda to play at home again
Bermuda's Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia has been moved to Hamilton.
Canada draw first blood in King City
25 run win over Bermuda puts Canada tops in the Scotiabank ODI Tri-Series table.
Zimbabwe confirms non-participation in WT20
Zimbabwe Cricket has confirmed its decision not to participate in the ICC World Twenty20 2009.
West Indies roll over Bermuda
Bermuda put up a fight early, but it ends up an easy win for West Indies in the Scotiabank ODI Tri-series.
Kenya back on track in ICC Intercontinental Cup
Thrashing of Netherlands lifts it to top of table BUT it could still miss out on finals spot
West Indies tops heading into final
Rizwan Cheema starred for Canada, but Xavier Marshall's 157 led West Indies to a 49-run win in King City.
West Indies romp over Canada to claim the trophy
Gayle century propels West Indies to claim the Scotiabank ODI Series trophy.
Ouma reprimanded as Kenyan batting fails again
Kenya once again threw away the hard work done by their bowlers as they went down by 33 runs in the first ODI.
Afghanistan player killed
Former Afghanistan international Rahmat Wali is reportedly killed in a coalition raid.
WT20 ticket availability for Associates
The ECB is working to ensure that as many tickets as possible for the World Twenty20 2009 get to the fans of the three Associate teams.
American international in Stanford Superstars squad
Lennox Cush has been named in the Stanford Superstars squad for the $20 million match against England.
Namibia on the verge
Namibia can take a decisive step towards its first Intercontinental Cup final if it wins in Bermuda.
Burger gives Namibia the edge
Bermuda's bowlers fight hard to stay in touch on the first day of the Intercontinental Cup match in Hamilton.
Bermuda batsmen in control before the rain
Rain brings an end to day two in Hamilton with Bermuda in a good position.
19 wickets fall in Hamilton
Namibia strengthens its grip on an Intercontinental Cup final spot.
Burger spins Namibia to victory
Victory in Bermuda all but guarantees Namibia a place in the Intercontinental Cup final.
ICC World Cup qualifier to move to Bangladesh?
Reports that the ICC is considering shifting next year's tournament to Bangladesh set alarm bells ringing.
Championship curse lies over Glostrup
Glostrup had the Danish Championship in their grasp but it slipped away again as in the last few years.
Ten Doeschate ICC Associate Player of the Year
The Netherlands and Essex allrounder Ryan ten Doeschate has been voted the outstanding player from the Associate countries this year.
Play-off time in Canada
Play-offs in the Toronto, Hamilton and Victoria (BC) leagues are scheduled for this weekend.
Details on Pakistan Academy and Zimbabwe-Ireland Tri series announced.
Cricket Kenya press release on Kenya's forthcoming series.
Bermuda squad to play in Argentina
Bermuda are to tour Argentina in December.
Tikolo and Ouma lead Kenyan fightback after early wickets
Kenya finish day 1 of the first 4 day match in a good position against the Pakistan Academy after fighting out of early trouble.
Manzoor century not enough to prevent Kenya taking big first innings lead
Kenya finish day 2 against the Pakistan Academy with a lead of 110 runs with 9 second innings wickets remaining.
Tikolo again in the runs as Kenya look for victory on day four
Kenya go into the final day of their match against the Pakistan Academy needing 8 wickets to win.
The curse is broken …
Glostrup came back and won the Danish Championship for the first time after a tense playoff.
Alam and Manzoor take Pakistan Academy to victory
Pakistan Academy continued their unbeaten run on African soil with a 4 wicket win over Kenya.
Bermuda cricket season ending in chaos
Bermuda's domestic season is ending in chaos as all seven league matches are abandoned.
MCC overhauls tours policy
The MCC is to overhaul its overseas tour policy, providing more funding for all tours.
Fiji suffer major blow
Neil Maxwell pulls out of Fiji's WCL Division Four squad with an injury.
Six to watch in Dar
CricketEurope's six players to watch in the forthcoming ICC Pepsi World Cricket league Division 4 tournament in Tanzania.
St Catharines retains Hamilton title
In Canada St Catharines beat Hamiltonby 7 wickets to retain the Hamilton and District championship.
Hemp on lookout for new county
Bermuda's David Hemp talks about his future following his release by Glamorgan.
Ireland anxious to end Namibian streak
Captain Porterfield confident of victory with Johnston and Rankin back in the fold.
Namibia confirms Intercontinental Cup final place
The home side leads Ireland after the first innings in Windhoek as 25 wickets fall on day one.
Rankin shepherds Ireland to 8 run victory
Namibia crumbles chasing a low total but theor place in the final is still secure.
York Central wins Etobicoke League
York Central defeated United to claim the Etobicoke Premier League title in Canada.
Canadian T20 Thanksgiving Tournament
Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe join hosts Canada in the Toronto tourney that runs from October 10 to 13.
South Africa venue for Intercontinental Cup final
Venue and date depends on result of last group match between Kenya and Ireland.
Africa Division 2: Day 2
The second day of the ICC Africa Division 2 tournament in Benoni produced three good first innings totals.
Africa Division 2: Day 3
Botswana defeat Nigeria to top the table while there are wins also for Zambia and Mozambique.
Tikolo ready to wake from nightmare
Memories of losing to Ireland in 2005 still haunt the Kenya skipper as his team prepares to exact revenge.
Africa Division 2: Day 4
Wins for Nigeria, Botswana and Ghana on day four as Botswana creep closer to the Division Two title.
Botswana lift Division Two title
Botswana win the WCL Africa Division Two title in South Africa.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka open Canadian T20 with wins
Pakistan beat hosts Canada by 35 runs, after Sri Lanka opened the event with a 5 wicket win over Zimbabwe.
O'Brien ton gives Ireland a solid start
Ireland is in a strong position after day one of the crucial ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Kenya.
Records tumble as Ireland turns the screw
Centuries from Kevin O'Brien and Andre Botha gave Ireland a record first innings total in Nairobi.
Two nail-biting finishes in the T20 Canadian Thanksgiving sun
Pakistan edge home with a ball to spare after Zimbabwe pip hosts in tie-breaker.
Christ Church take Ottawa title
Christ Church Cathedral won the Ottawa Valley's Challenge Cup Final in Canada.
South Africa to host World Cup Qualifiers
ICC confirm World Cup Qualifier to be switched to South Africa as UAE are unable to host.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Al Barakah T20 Final
Plucky Thanksgiving effort by Canada as thjey go down to Sri Lanka.
Draw made for 2009 Friends Provident Trophy
Ireland and Scotland have learnt their group stagings for 2009.
Porterfield proud of Irish effort
Porterfield and McCallan delighted with victory over Kenya.
WCL Division 4 Team of the Tournament
Following last week's Division 4 tournament in Tanzania, CricketEurope selects a team of the outstanding players on show.
MCC tourists' 100% record in Pacific
The MCC are unbeaten after the Samoa leg of their Pacific tour.
A change of roles for Joe Scuderi
As he retires as a player, the Italian captain faces a new challenge as technical director.
Kenya could rise to ninth in Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Championship
Big points swings possible as the bottom three teams fight it out in Nairobi
Uganda stun Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe have lost to Uganda as they prepare for the Nairobi tri-series.
Canada involved in Stanford warm-up
Trinidad & Tobago will play Canada on Saturday as they warm up for the Stanford Super Series.
Namibia lose in one-day match
Namibia lose the one-day game against Western Province after their big win in the three-day game.
Burgers lead Namibia to Western Province win
The four Burgers in Namibia's side star in their heavy win over Western Province.
From Dar to Buenos Aires for Afghanistan, Hong Kong
Distinctly the best sides in WCL Division 4, Afghanistan and Hong Kong will now tackle the challenge of Division 3.
Saudara Cup drawn as Singapore retain
The annual Saudara Cup match between Malaysia and Singapore is drawn, with Singapore retaining the trophy.
Fiji rain on MCC tourists' parade
The MCC's 100% tour record ends with rain and a defeat in Fiji.
Williams century not enough to prevent defeat
A maiden first-class century from Craig Williams is not enough to prevent Namibia losing to North West by 10 wickets.
Kenya's Ongondo moves into top 20 bowlers
Tikolo, Utseya and O'Brien all move up as Ireland retains 10th place in Reliance Mobile ICC ODI table.
Politicians in Ireland and Namibia get behind their teams
Political leaders send their respective national cricket teams good-luck messages.
Guernsey and Jersey to launch Channel Islands league
A Channel Islands wide league is set to start next year.
ICC launch investigation into Fiji incident
The ICC have launched an investigation into an incident involving Fiji players during WCL Division 4.
Namibia bounce back with big one-day win
Namibia beat North West by 8 wickets in their one-day match on Sunday.
Intercontinental Cup Team of the Tournament
Six countries represented in the ICC selection with Ireland providing the most players.
Namibia coach says his team must believe
Johan Rudolph tells his players they belong in top division of Associates. Ireland's Phil Simmons declares: “The cup is ours and we're not letting go”.
Ireland just about on top but Namibia fight hard on day one
Louis Burger hits unbeaten 72 to leave his side on 241-9 at stumps.
Burger leads Namibia fightback
Namibia launch a fightback to end the day on 241 for 9 against Ireland.
Snyman strikes but Cusack saves Ireland 's blushes
Intercontinental Cup final is finely balanced after day two with Namibia losing two wickets before the close.
Ireland on the brink of defending title
Just 67 runs are needed to beat Namibia with nine wickets in hand heading into day four.
Three in a row for victorious Ireland
Porterfield's team prevail over Namibia in an Intercontinental Cup final that swung back and forth.
American earns $160,000 without doing anything
USA international Lennox Cush gets a share of the Stanford millions despite not playing in the match.
Romaine upbeat ahead of Americas title defence
Bermuda captain Irving Romaine looks ahead to the Americas Division One tournament.
USA to host first ODI
The USA will host its first ODI later this month.
Canada names squads
Canadian squads announced for this month's West Indies one day tournament and ICC Americas championship.
Hemp backs skipper Romaine
Bermuda's David Hemp backs Irving Romaine as captain as he looks ahead to the Americas Championship.
Canada crash to heavy defeat
The Leeward Islands beat Canada by 184 runs in the West Indies one-day tournament.
USA easily defeated
The USA crash to a 109 run defeat on their return to the West Indies domestic scene.
Lower divisions take shape
Divisions Six and Seven of the World Cricket League begin to take shape after a recent ICC meeting.
Washout in Guyana
Canada and the USA both see their matches washed out in Guyana.
WCL Divisions 6 and 7 confirmed
An ICC statement has confirmed the composition and likely venues of next year's tournaments.
Fine keeping performance prevents Canada win
A fine wicket-keeping performance from Keith Hibbert leads to defeat for Canada.
Fine Wright innings not enough for USA
An innings of 90 from Carl Wright is not enough to secure a USA win over Trinidad & Tobago.
USA lose to students
The USA lose to the Combined Campuses & Colleges in the West Indies one-day competition.
Canada end campaign with a loss
Canada lost to Guyana in their final match of the West Indies one-day competition.
Afghanistan lift farcical Under-17 Challenge Cup
Player eligibility problems, some huge mismatches and an embarrassing Chinese performance mar the ACC Under-17 Challenge Cup.
Rain ends Carl Schubert trophy match in a draw
Rain ends the annual three-day match between the Under-23 sides of Malaysia and Singapore in a draw.
Americas Championship - Day One
Big win for the USA, Argentina almost upset Canada and Bermuda beat the Caymans on day one in Florida.
Americas Championship - Day Two
Bermuda, Canada and USA all record big wins on day two in Fort Lauderdale.
Americas Championship - Day Three
Canada and the USA are on top heading into the rest day.
Americas Championship - Day Four
The USA get one hand on the trophy after surprising Canada. Wins also for Bermuda and the Caymans in Florida.
USA are Americas Champions
The USA are Americas Champions for the first time since 2002 after beating the Cayman Islands yesterday.
Amjad Khan called up by England
Former Denmark international Amjad Khan has been called up to the England Test squad.
Ireland and Scotland prepare to contract players
We talk with the man charged with making sure they spend the money wisely. And his message is loud and clear.
World Cup Qualifier groups become known
Ireland and Scotland are paired together, while the Dutch are in the other group with Kenya.
Bermuda A off to winning start in Argentina
Bermuda A get their tour of Argentina off to a winning start.
Tucker on song as Bermuda dominate
Tamauri Tucker has a good weekend on Bermuda A's tour of Argentina.
European hopefuls selected for South Africa trip
Thirteen of Europe's finest young cricketers will travel to South Africa for the annual ICC European Academy.
ICC Europe announces 2009 schedule
At least 28 European nations will compete in 11 tournaments in 2009.
Bermuda crash to humiliating first Argentina defeat
Bermuda A lose to Argentina by 43 runs on their tour.
Friends Provident Trophy dates
The ECB have released the dates for Ireland and Scotland's FPT games.
Bermuda bounce back
After Wednesday's defeat, Bermuda A bounced back yesterday with a win over Argentina in a Twenty20 contest.
World Cricket League Division 3 schedule
6 teams compete in Buenos Aires for the remaining two places in April's World Cup qualifier.
Bermuda A clinches Baimax Cup after close battle
A fine innings from Hamish Barton is not quite enough to secure another Argentina win.
Uganda retain East Africa Women's Championship
Uganda have retained the East Africa Women's Championship after beating Kenya by 10 runs in the final.
Nepal win ACC Under-19 Women's Championship
Nepal won the ACC Under-19 Women's Championship after beating Malaysia by 7 wickets in yesterday's final.
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