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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.
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Of Eligibility and Expats

The ICC’s eligibility criteria - which determine under what circumstances a player is allowed to represent a given country in international cricket -...

EC weekly roundup: Dane Piedt’s USA signing raises questions about American approach

In a week where cricket grounds the world over remained locked, it was the off-field happenings which drew attention from a sport-starved public....

EC weekly roundup: mass cancellations, a wrap of Namibia’s domestic league, and a series in Singapore?

Another round of cancellations bit into what little cricket remained this week, as both Namibia and Hong Kong announced their domestic seasons were...

EC weekly roundup: Ireland break T20I drought against Afghanistan; more coronavirus cricket cancellations

In a week when the global coronavirus outbreak worsened, with the World Health Organisation officially labelling it a pandemic, the main cricket action...

EC weekly roundup: Precipitation and postponements, runfests and retirement

The Thai women this week wrapped up their T20 World Cup campaign with a frustrating washout, as Sydney rain denied them their best...

Live Blog: Thailand v Pakistan, Women’s T20 World Cup

17:50 local time - we've just had confirmation from the ICC that the match is abandoned. Bitterly disappointing for Thailand, who powered to...

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, their...

Live Blog: Thailand v England – Women’s T20 World Cup

Well that's that. England simply too good, as Heather Knight's brilliant century propelled them to an insurmountable 176/2. In response, the Thai batters...

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 World...

EC weekly roundup: 35 all out and other stories

Nepal grabbed the Emerging Cricket headlines this week, trouncing the USA in the final match of their Cricket World Cup League 2 leg...

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