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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 and tweets as @HeliocentCric, where he tirelessly proselytises the emerging game.
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Nepal grabbed the Emerging Cricket headlines this week, trouncing the USA in the final match of their Cricket World Cup League 2 leg...

Ambitious Canadians fly South for the winter

While the senior Canada teams (both men's and women's) have experienced a decade-long drought of global tournament appearances, the youth side has been...

PNG into the final as Namibia squeezed out

2nd semi-final: PNG 130/5 (Bau 40*, Amini 31; Smit 2/29) defeated Namibia 112/5 (Baard 34, Kotze 30; Vanua 2/16) by 18 runs.

Netherlands qualify as pace attack blows away UAE

First semi-final playoff: UAE 80/9 (Raza 22; Glover 4/12, van Meekeran 2/13, van der Gugten 2/10) lost to Netherlands 81/2 off 15.1 overs...

Canada fade away to hand UAE qualification

Group B: UAE 154/5 (Usman 89*; Zafar 3/21, Siddiqui 1/24) defeated Canada 140/5 (Dhaliwal 41, Kirton 37*; Waheed 3/21) The...

My (Irish) Eyes Adored You – Jersey Boys do Ireland a favour by knocking Oman off top spot

Group B: Jersey 141/7 (Ferraby 41, Greenwood 22; Nadeem 4/18) defeated Oman 127/9 (Maqsood 56; Miles 3/22, Blampied 3/27) by 15 runs.

Canada Oman-handled as qualification hopes dealt a blow

Group B: Canada 144/9 (Wijeyeratne 56, Kumar 22; Maqsood 3/25, Khawar 2/18) lost to Oman 145/2 off 14.5 overs (Jatinder 68*, Ilyas 60;...

Improved Nigeria still no match for embattled UAE

Group B: Nigeria 111/3 (Adedeji 51*, Onwuzulike 46*; Siddique & Raza 1/15) lost to UAE 112/5 off 12.3 overs (Farid 55; S. Okpe...

Oman boost run rate with crushing victory over Nigeria

Group B: Nigeria 71 off 19.5 overs (Ajekun 16; Kaleem 4/14, Bilal 3/7) lost to Oman 72/3 off 7.0 overs (Singh 48; Runsewe...

Ireland bounce back to hand Oman first defeat

Group B: Ireland 183/3 off 20.0 (G. Delaney 89*; Khawar Ali 1/28) defeated Oman 148/9 off 20.0 (Khawar Ali 50; Dockrell 2/24, G....

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