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Finance Professional by day & Emerging Cricket Writer by night. Passionate cricket fan and advocate of the Global Game!
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Azzurri legend Vieri considers cricket return in Italy

Italian football hero Christian Vieri was recently quoted by TuttoSport as saying that he harbours a desire of playing club cricket in Italy.

No grounds, no problems: How Russian cricket is fighting against the odds

The gentleman’s game of cricket has found an unlikely foothold in the vast, cold expanse of Russia. Russian cricket prospects looked grim when...

Indian Government partners with Maldives to build stadium in Hulhumalé

In news sure to excite cricket fans in Maldives and the emerging world, the Indian Government has announced that they are providing assistance...

Cricket in Europe’s richest country: Interview with Luxembourg team manager Graham Cope

Universal T20 status & the introduction of global rankings has had a truly transformative impact on cricket, ever since their introduction by the...

Opinion: For cricket to grow globally, the power of BCCI needs to be challenged: Part 2

In Part 2 of this article, Shounak looks at the dark clouds of corruption surrounding N Srinivasan, and his reported fresh attempts at...

Five rings. Five hundred grand: How Olympic inclusion will turbo-charge cricket’s development in Brazil and beyond

Speaking on the Emerging Cricket Podcast that aired on 31st July, Matt Featherston, the former Kent representative and now Cricket Brazil President renewed...

Opinion: For cricket to grow globally, the power of BCCI needs to be challenged – Part 1

“Cricket is a great game. It deserves to have governance, including management and ethics, worthy of the sport. This is not the position...

Cricket the perfect integration tool for Italian migrants

Cricket is at the forefront of a special project running in the Italian city of Udine helping integrate migrants from Pakistan & Afghanistan...

Full membership & World Cup dream beckons for Tajik Cricket Federation

A lot of keen cricket observers would have noted with bemusement, the recent announcement of a new Betbarter sponsored T10 cricket tournament in...

Investigating the Free to Air vs Paid service provider TV conundrum

As COVID-19 keeps wreaking havoc worldwide, putting entire countries under severe economic and healthcare stress; it has also brought much of the sporting...

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Lalit Bhandari’s case raises insurance policy issues in Nepal cricket

On the evening of September 13th, unexpected news broke out from the far-western side of Nepal. Lalit Singh Bhandari, the left-arm medium-pacer...

Promising news from Kenya, Tanzania & Namibia as cricket slowly reawakens in Africa

Promising news from Kenya, Tanzania and Nambia all present that cricket in Africa is not only waking up from its enforced hibernation...

Bermuda ‘All-Star’ matches wrap

On the 12th of September 2020, the inaugural Bermudan ‘Twenty20 All-Star Classic’ matches were played at White Hill Field.

Four new Minor League teams set for exhibition debuts

Four Minor League Cricket teams will make their debuts on Saturday, September 19, in the second weekend of Minor League Cricket’s inaugural...

High stakes as European Cricket League beckons

A number of clubs will battle it out for ECL qualifcation this weekend, as seasons conclude across Europe.

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