Our Contributors

A number of contributors offer their services to bring you Emerging Cricket.

You’ll find articles on our site from these writers:

Alasdair Belling
A professional music journalist and freelance writer based in Sydney, who's passionate about cricket, having contributed to The Roar, Sportskeeda and ABC Cricket Magazine. Co-host of the 'State of Play' cricket podcast.
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A budding journalist, Dan is a self-confessed cricket tragic with a passion for writing. Dan first fell in love with the associate game during his teenage years at the 2015 World Cup and has not looked book since.
Daniel Beswick
Daniel has been a member of the stats department at Fox Sports Australia since November 2016, supporting commentators and on-air talent for the network’s coverage of the BBL/WBBL. Daniel commentated action at World Cricket League 2, calling both USA vs PNG and Namibia vs Oman ODI matches on the same day.
Denis Musali
Denis is digital communications manager for Cricket Uganda and also writes for Kawowo Sports. If it isn't cricket he spends his time working on his ridesharing startup. On a Sunday he captains his club side Wanderers Cricket club as a wicket-keeper batsman.
Isaac Lockett
Isaac has an undergraduate degree in sports psychology with a passion for the development of cricket into a completely global sport. He is furthering his academic study through the completion of a Masters degree in Sports Business Management and Policy which aims to further understand sporting globalisation.
Jake Perry
Most of Jake's writing is about Scottish cricket for Cricket Scotland and others - he's also currently writing a book about the Scottish club game. Living in Penicuik, just outside Edinburgh, Perry is very interested in all aspects of Associate cricket, particularly in the development of the women's game.
Jay Dansinghani
A professional technical writer with a passion for the emerging game, Jay was born and raised in Hong Kong
Neil Joynson
Accountant by day, budding cricket writer by night, Neil follows the game from his beautiful island exile in the middle of the Atlantic.
Nick Skinner
Born into a family of cricket tragics in Canada and Tri-lingual across English, French and Spanish, Nick has broad experience providing descriptive and entertaining match coverage for multiple events across three continents involving emerging cricket teams. Nick’s personal blog is helicentcric.blogspot.com and tweets as @HeliocentCric, where he tirelessly proselytises the emerging game.
Nishadh Rego
Nishadh is a policy and advocacy professional with a keen interest in sport, migration, and politics. A passionate follower of emerging cricket, and ex-Thailand player, he also served as the media manager at the recent T20 World Cup as part of a partnership between Emerging Cricket and the Cricket Association of Thailand.
Rod Lyall
Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
Rustom Deboo
Rustom Deboo is a cricket aficionado and freelance writer from India. He is a staunch supporter of Associate cricket, and has an insatiable hunger for the history, snippets and statistics surrounding the game. He blogs at the Cricket Cauldron, and is also a contributor to various other websites.
Russ Degnan
Russell Degnan writes on cricket governance, finance, statistics and Associate cricket at Idle Summers, and hosts the Associate cricket podcast with Andrew Nixon.
Steve Menary
Regular contributor on sport and business to magazines and newspapers including World Soccer, websites such as playthegame.org and sportingintelligence.com and the BBC World Service radio programme, World Football.
Tim Brooks
Tim Brooks is Associate correspondent for Wisden and Head of Cricket at QTV Sports. Focusing on global development of cricket and tweets as Cricket Atlas.
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Former CEO of Cricket Hong Kong and self-confessed emerging cricket nerd, Tim is a tenacious advocate for the growth of the sport and is a pundit, commentator and writer on cricket’s emerging world especially on events, strategy and funding.
Tom Grunshaw
Graduate chemist, motorsport fanatic, below average cricketer, music lover, hobby photographer.

Beyond the list above, a number of additional contributors offer organisational support, photographs, IT know-how, insight, banter, and other assistance:

Andrew Leonard – Dublin, Ireland
Abhinav Singh Bhal – Singapore
Adam Morehouse – Canberra, Australia (ACT Cricket Stats here)
Bertus de Jong – Amsterdam, Netherlands
David Ager – London, England
Eddie Gibbs – Edinburgh, Scotland (Liberty Shield VPN here)
Greig Hopcroft – Edinburgh, Scotland (Check out Jaggy Edge Group here)
Innocent Muliro – Nairobi, Kenya
Kudzayi Chipdza – Johannesburg, South Africa
Milinda Dias – Sri Lanka
Mojahidul Islam Miftah – Chittagong, Bangladesh (Check out Miftah’s digital services here)
Peter Della Penna – UK / USA
Sidhant Garg – Mumbai, India

More About EC

Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of individuals brought together in their passion for the growth of the game outside its traditional centres.

Our growing community of volunteer contributors and ambassadors provides news, insight and opinion on the game beyond the boundaries of mainstream cricket coverage.

By providing meaningful content from those at the coalface; players, coaches, administrators and fans – where every corner of cricket’s new world is represented and celebrated – our mission is to be the trusted voice of the emerging cricket world, the go-to place for cricket fans to be informed and inspired by stories from the Associates and beyond.

This will not be possible without harnessing the collective passion of people around the globe to contribute to the cause. Revenue generated from our Patreon creator page will allow us to continue to broaden the scope of our coverage across our website, podcast and more – while also providing exclusive content and experiences those who support us financially.

If, in addition to – or in lieu of – your financial contribution, you would like to be part of EC please drop us an email.