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Simba Premier League Team Draft Review

Following the announcement of the Simba Premier League and the completion of the subsequent draft, fans of African cricket have now learned...

Cricket Uganda partners Sanjay Farm upgrade Cranes’ ‘second home’ ground in Gujarat

The Shri Mohanlal Manilal Desai Cricket Ground, Sanjay Farm in Gujarat may seem an unlikely place for Cricket Uganda to refer as...

EquitySport looking to close the gap between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ using sports science

Cricket Uganda through a partnership with equitysport now have access to a sports psychologist who will be working with their national teams....

Emerging Players to Watch Under 21: Women Part 1

Record-breakers and game changers. The women's game is flooded with both of these, though what is perhaps most...

South Africa U19 World Cup coach recruited by Uganda on three-year contract

Following the departure of Steve Tikolo from his role in January, taking up a post in Tanzania, Uganda Cricket Association have announced...

ICC postpones Ugandan leg of Challenge League B series

The International Cricket Council have announced that Cricket World Cup Challenge League B will be rescheduled to a future date due to...

Kwibuka Tournament postponed to 2021

Sports is one of many activities that have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many international tournaments postponed by the...

EC weekly roundup: Thailand women headline a feast of Asian cricket

There was Asian cricket aplenty this week in the Emerging Cricket world, as the Thailand women continued their T20 World Cup campaign,...

Qatar and India tours test Uganda ahead of a busy year

Ahead of a very busy 2020 for the Cricket Cranes, the tours to Qatar and India have tested the extended playing squad....

EC weekly roundup: Thailand’s debut, Nepal central contracts, and more

Thailand’s women headline this EC weekly review, as they stepped onto the storied turf of the WACA ground to make their T20...

Interim Uganda coach Davis Turinawe takes charge for Qatar and India tour

Speaking to the press at the team flag off ahead of their tour to Qatar and India interim Uganda men's coach Davis...

Tikolo leaves Uganda post

Stephen Tikolo has chosen not to renew his contract as Head Coach of the Ugandan men's team today after three and a...

CWC Challenge League B – points table, schedule, previews & match reports

Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy Jersey, Kenya, and Uganda began their long road to World Cup Qualification when they squared off in Group...

Wins for Hong Kong and Italy as Challenge League B in Oman draws to a close

The last round of matches of the 1st leg of the ICC Challenge League Group B at the Oman Cricket Academy produced...

Uganda completes the slam as Jersey downs Bermuda

CWC Challenge League B: Uganda 150 for 14 (Otwani 66*, Nakrani 57*, Aizaz 2-16) defeated Hong Kong 144 ( Barkat 27, Aizaz...

Africa 2: Europe 0, as Kenya and Uganda triumph on Day 6 in Muscat

Day 6 of the ICC Challenge League B saw Africa sweep Europe with Kenya chasing down a sub par Jersey total and...

Emphatic wins for Jersey & Uganda on Day 4 of CWC Challange League B

CWC Challenge League B Day 4: Uganda 211 for 3 (Ukani 86, R Patel 72*, Hodsoll 1-23) defeated Bermuda 208 (Manders 59,...

Status and statistics – cricket’s hegemonic nonsense

Republished and updated after the Maldives were defeated by 249 runs against Bangladesh during the South Asian Games in Nepal. They were...

Kinchit Shah and Ronak Patel inspire Hong Kong and Uganda to second victory

CWC Challenge League B: Hong Kong 177 for 6 (Shah 59*, Gorawara 37, Stevens 3-28) defeated Jersey 173 (42.5) (Watkins 31, Stevens...

East African Derby – Uganda v Kenya Challenge League Preview

Kenya is the godfather of cricket in the region in that they have played in the semi-final of a World Cup in...

Stubborn Uganda sort out Jersey job

CWC Challenge League B: Uganda 248 for 8 (Nakrani 79*, Ukani 47, Sumeraurer 3-51) defeated Jersey all out 223 in 49.1 overs...

CWC Challenge League B, Round 1, Oman – team previews

Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy Jersey, Kenya, and Uganda began their long road to World Cup Qualification when they squared off in Group...

Rwanda cricket closing the gaps on its East African neighbours

The last time I was in Rwanda was in 2017 for the official opening of the Gahanga Cricket stadium but even with...

Tanzania continue to impress with unbeaten run at Kwibuka Peace Tournament

Most of the news in the mainstream media has been about the record-breaking runs conceded and low totals scored by Mali so...

25 years on, Rwanda to host 4 team memorial women’s T20I event

(Updated 13 June after Kenya withdrew from the event due to lack of funds). Between April and July in...

Namibia and Kenya complete next step toward men’s T20 World Cup

The ICC T20 World Cup Africa Region Final ended on Friday in Kampala with Namibia and Kenya earning the right to represent...

Associates at the World Cup, Part 1: 1975 & 1979

Thanks to the International Cricket Council’s retrograde decision to reduce the number of the teams at the World Cup, the 12th edition of the...

Zimbabwe, Namibia dominate Africa Women’s Qualifiers.

* Skipper Etim grabs hattrick as Nigeria down Mozambique* Mayers stars again as Zimbabwe stroll to victory* Van Zyl’s four for 7...

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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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