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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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T20 World Cup – What’s happened since qualifying: Namibia

It’s been almost exactly two years since Namibia booked their place at the T20 World Cup, and they’ve spent much of the intervening time experimenting...

T20 World Cup – How Namibia got there

From exile when I returnI’m going to beg someoneto introduce the newly-born babieshelp me identify those grown-upsand lead me to the cemeterywhere friends and playmates...

Namibia T20 World Cup – who takes the final spots in the XI?

After powering through the qualifiers in 2019, and enduring a fallow period during the pandemic in 2020, Namibia’s young team has spent the better part...

Namibia T20 World Cup Squad Packs Punch

Namibia's squad named this month would shock nobody who has kept an eye on the Eagles in recent times, with a core of ten from...

Afghanistan: cricket must show moral leadership, not hollow posturing

There has been much consternation in the cricket world since Taliban spokesman Ahmadullah Wasiq told Australian broadcaster SBS last week that the militants, who seized...

Namibia: Richelieu T20 concludes after coronavirus delay

Namibia’s long-interrupted domestic T20 competition resumed this weekend, with the round-robin stage wrapping up on Saturday and the finals played on Sunday. The Gerhard Erasmus-led...

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 principles. Certainly, the...

Super Over: 6 great women’s games with emerging stars

While Daniel Beswick runs an eye over a host of exciting young women's cricketers, Nick Skinner takes a look at 5 classic matches involving just...

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 - are among...

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. South African...

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