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Getting close to the action
Irish Times journalist James Fitzgerald donned the whites as 12th man for Ireland in the 2001 ICC Trophy.
Uganda go head over heels
Uganda's Arthur Kyobe showcased his gymnastics ability at the 2009 WCL Division 3 tournament in Buenos Aires.
Timber!
There can be few better sights for a fast bowler than the stumps getting disturbed as another wicket is claimed.
The goodbye kiss
The 2013 European Division 1 tournament was a bitter-sweet one for the teams and indeed for ICC Europe employee Phil Hudson.
Ronnie Sacco
While doing some research on Malta's latest exploits I discovered that Ronnie Sacco had died in 2020 at the age of just 45.
When Ntini won a lawnmower!
As Man of the Match awards go, a lawnmower is certainly near the top of the strange prizes offered to cricketers.
Rapid response
For Affiliate and Associate sides, the service of professional medics at matches is usually a luxury that simply isn’t affordable.
Tariq Ali at the double
Tariq Ali scored two centuries in a day at the 2012 European Division 2 tournament in Corfu.
A Family Affair
At the 2005 Affiliates Division 3 tournament Malta had three members from the same family playing, plus a fourth was scorer.
Beer tastes better when you win
Over a few beers the post mortems can be held, shots relived, catches admired, and umpires' decisions reviewed.
Run rabbit run …
Ole Mortensen played for Denmark and Derbyshire before becoming the coach of Germany in 2004.
Baby, baby
Argentina and Brazil Women met in back-to-back T20 matches in Buenos Aires back in February 2009.
Take cover
Rain is never too far away in this part of the world, and that was certainly the case during many European tournaments.
The best of rivals
Record-breaking umpire Aleem Dar and Ireland manager Roy Torrens developed a great friendship and rivalry.
Five star Armitage
Before he became a pivotal figure in the administration of Finnish Cricket, Andrew Armitage was a fine opening bowler for his country.
Brothers in Arms
Slovenia fielded three brothers in matches at the 2012 ICC Europe Division 3 tournament in Tallinn.
Respect for Ralph
Ralph Dellor was a familiar figure in the early days of European tournaments.
No Greek Tragedy
Greece proved very adept at the indoors game, reaching the European final five times.
Rock of Gibraltar
Gibraltar at the 2004 European Division 2 tournament in Belgium.
Italy stun Dutch as lightning strikes twice
Twice Italy have stunned The Netherlands in European Championship clashes.
Joy of six for Aftab
It’s not often a bowler takes six wickets in a T20 game. Denmark's Aftab Ahmed did so in 2012.
The Flying Scotsman
John Blain bowling to Ed Joyce in the final of the 2005 ICC Trophy.
Superman leaps
Craig Hepburn taking a spectacular catch for Falkland against Freuchie in the Scottish section final of the Village Cup in 2018.
Oh man!
The 2016 T20 World Cup group stage opener pitted Ireland against Oman at Dharamsala in the foothills of the Himalayas.
From Zero to Hero
Arbroath United's Fraser Burnett went from zero to hero over the course of a weekend back in August 2015.
The Jersey Boys
In the 2015 T20 World Cup Qualifiers, Peter Gough's brilliant unbeaten 81 led his Jersey side to a shock but totally deserved win over Hong Kong.
Who would be a coach?
Scotland under 15 coach Steve Paige despairs of his team's bowling against Yorkshire in 2009.
Perfect Ten for Mahaboob
The Nepal left-armer took all 10 Mozambique wickets in a World Cricket League match in Jersey in 2008.
The Agony and the Ecstasy
In a crucial Scottish league game Meigle's last man Iain Stewart was at the crease with two runs to win.
Myburgh destroys Ireland
The 2014 T20 World Cup match between Ireland and The Netherlands produced one of the most amazing run chases in history.
Scotland win the ICC Trophy 2005
A triumphant Scotland team in full voice on their bus after winning the ICC Trophy for the first time in 2005.
The $250,000 mistake
Ireland had cause to be aggrieved when Scotland's Craig Wright got the benefit of a run out decision at the WCL tournament in 2007.
World Cup League 2
Namibia beat Scotland by 3 wickets.
Windhoek, 5 December.
Scotland 208 (50 overs; B McMullen 56, G Munsey 51; R Trumpelmann 4-73)
Namibia 210-7 (44 overs; JN Loftie-Eaton 67*, P Ya France 52*; M Watt 328)

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