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Western Warriors get off the mark at the Malaysia T20 Super Series

An unbeaten 50 from skipper Shafiq Sharif on the back of a team bowling effort helped Western Warriors gun down a target...

Nepal: Women to receive inaugural central contracts, all cricketers to be insured

The board meeting of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) held on Tuesday, with women's national players on central contracts for 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....

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...

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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...

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...

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A ‘Test’ by any other name would smell as sweet?

It’s fourteen years since Dave Richardson, then ICC general manager, floated an imaginative scheme for a three-tier, 20-team structure for Test cricket.

Cricket: lost in translation?

As cricket seeks to extend its reach to wider communities, to expand in countries where English is not the first language, the...

Does Masakadza hold the key for Zimbabwe?

Hamilton Masakadza is a name that is synonymous with Zimbabwean cricket. After being an active player for his county over a 19-year-period,...

Do players from Associate nations gain deserved respect?

Steve Tikolo, one of Africa’s greatest ever players, averages 14.00 with the ball in T20Is, has taken 94 ODI wickets, and has...

Quality over Quantity and Associate Cricket Reporting

While still not getting the deserved attention, it can be said that there are more articles being written about the fascinating and...

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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...

MiLC Covid-19: player tests positive, 5 games postponed

A member of Minor League Cricket's DC Hawks has tested positive for Covid-19, according to an announcement by USA Cricket.

Jessy Singh and Shayan Jahangir bring CPL experiences to Minor League Cricket

Two of the CPL ICC Americas players joined their Minor League Cricket teams for inaugural games this weekend. Jessy Singh of Guyana...

American cricketers eager for weekend exhibitions, Minor League Cricket partner announced

The 2020 exhibition edition of Minor League Cricket now has a primary presenting partner, according to a release by USA Cricket on...

EC Rewind

Revisiting a Franco-German cliffhanger

Be it France’s 6-3 win at the 1958 World Cup, or West Germany’s victorious penalty shootout in the semifinal of the 1982 edition, the Franco-German fixture...

The first ODI on Scottish soil

The third-place playoff of the 1997 ICC Trophy (as the World Cup Qualifier was then known) in Malaysia saw Scotland beat Ireland by 51...

When Kenya defended 134 in an ODI

It is well known that Kenya defended a modest total of 166 in their famous 1996 World Cup victory against the West...

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ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Leagues 2019-21

Teams ranked 14-20: CWC league 2 (ODI) | 21-32: CWC CHALLENGE LEAGUE (List A)

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League A postponed again

After already having been pushed from its original dates in March the second of three ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Challenge A...

CWC Super League: Impure, not impotent

“We construct a philosophy of failure, which finds in defeat a form of justification and a proof of the purity of our...

ODI Super League: the format’s saviour?

Let’s do an experiment. Looking back at the last five years, how many classic Full Member ODI series can...

The World Cup Super League: Only the ignorant can be surprised

On the face of it, the fact that well-established cricket commentators should apparently be shocked by the qualifying system for the 2023...

Two African ICC qualifying events postponed due to COVID-19

Only a few days after announcing the rescheduling of the 2020 Men's T20 World Cup, The ICC has today announced the postponement...

The Cricket World Cup Super League: context and promise it could deliver

Back in 2017, ICC made the announcement of introducing the 'ODI Super League' - an ODI league post the 2019 World Cup...
Team M W L PT NRR
Oman^^ 10 8 2 16 0.177
USA 11 6 6 12 -0.318
Scotland 8 4 3 9 0.139
Namibia^ 7 4 3 8 0.008
UAE^ 7 3 3 7 0.004
Nepal 4 2 2 4 0.982
PNG 8 0 8 0 -0.458
Team M W L P NRR
Canada 4 4 0 8 2.718
Singapore 4 3 1 6 0.424
Denmark 5 2 3 4 0.343
Qatar 4 2 2 4 -0.725
Malaysia 5 1 4 2 -0.836
Vanuatu 4 1 3 2 -1.211
Team M W L NR PT NRR
Uganda 5 5 0 0 10 0.743
Hong Kong 5 3 1 1 7 0.100
Italy 5 2 2 1 5 -0.362
Jersey 5 2 3 0 4 0.759
Kenya 5 1 3 1 3 -0.202
Bermuda 5 0 4 1 1 -1.722

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Jonty Rhodes calls on Full Members to support the emerging game

South African legend and recently-appointed coach of Sweden Jonty Rhodes has called on Full Members to support their Associate cousins in a...

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