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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...

Cricket in the midnight sun – a potted update on Iceland cricket’s sagas

Storytelling is integral to the Icelandic tradition. Peculiar accounts of the human experience are described as key to Iceland’s oral history, serving...

Ghana’s drive towards development

With a recent appearance at the men's T20 World Cup Qualifier and a maiden U19 World Cup ticked off it would be...

Thailand – on the future

If you watched Beyond the Boundary, a new Netflix documentary about the highest profile International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World T20 World...

Belgium: Back on track and aiming high

Cricket has a long history in Belgium. The first recorded match in the lowland nation was played in 1815 during the Napoleonic...

Wir Schaffen Das: Forced migration and cricket in Germany

In August 2015, Germany made a bold decision. Chancellor Angela Merkel mandated that Syrians already seeking protection in...

Cricket in Nigeria: More than just the players

With participation numbers increasing almost fivefold in the ten years until 2018, cricket in Nigeria is developing at a rapid rate and...

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...

Camila Oyarce: from being the only girl in school coaching group to the Chile national side

Following Cricket Chile recently winning a regional award from the ICC for their 'Mothers and Daughters' initiative; Emerging Cricket spoke to national...

Cricket Builds Hope breaking down barriers in Rwanda

Rwanda Cricket recently won the 100% Cricket Female Participation Programme at the annual ICC Development Awards, in recognition of their 'women in...

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Thanks to the dedicated work of EC patron Ben Stinga, we've compiled this simple emerging cricket calendar so you can track the...

Jersey Fairway Super Series: Matchday 1 round-up

Sunday saw Jersey’s young cricketers take to FB Fields as the Fairway Super Series got underway. Each of the four teams played...

Bulgaria set to host Malta for men’s T20 series

The Malta national men's team visit Bulgaria this week to play eight T20 matches against their hosts between 23 and 29 September....

Uruguay’s greatest football club Peñarol rediscovers cricket roots

Life has come full circle for cricket at Club Atlético Peñarol in Uruguay. It is an extraordinary development...

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...

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