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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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A Sunday Kind of Love for Canada as Jersey Boys outmatched

Group B: Canada 176/5 off 20.0 overs (Kumar 83, Dhaliwal 36; Perchard 2/21) defeated Jersey 123 off 17.0 overs (Jenner 56; Gordon 3/14,...

Scratchy Netherlands see off lone hand from Collins Obuya

Netherlands 166/4 off 20.0 overs (O’Dowd 53, Cooper 36; Obuya 2/16) defeated Kenya 136/8 off 20.0 overs (Obuya 63; van Meekeren 3/27, Klaassen...

Out of the wilderness? Canada T20 World Cup Qualifiers preview

A power-packed batting lineup and an experienced team of spin bowlers provide Canada’s best chance at qualifying for an ICC global event in almost a decade.

OPINION: Zimbabwe suspension highlights double standards and warped priorities of ICC board

As the dust settles on the ICC’s decision to suspend Zimbabwe, the situation remains far from certain. Players’ careers have been thrown into...

Of Upsets and Unpredictability: an in-depth analysis of ODI competitiveness

This is the comprehensive analysis of competitiveness in men's ODIs. A condensed version is available here. The Cricket World Cup’s...

The World Cup “competitive games” fallacy

This article serves as a rebuttal of the argument justifying the ICC’s decision to reduce the CWC to 10 teams on the basis...

Japan qualify for first world cup, PNG forfeit after 10 players questioned for shoplifting

(UPDATED 0130, 0930 AEST) There was drama aplenty, a shroud of mystery and a touch of the ridiculous at Sano...

USA brush aside Canada to progress through ICC Americas Women’s Qualifier

Less than a month after the USA men’s team claimed ODI status at WCL2 in Namibia, the women provided more good news for...

Captain Kaia takes PNG past Samoa to qualify; Vanuatu and Indonesia sign off with victories.

Papua New Guinea today booked their place in both the 2019 Women’s World T20 Qualifier, and the 2020 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier....

PNG and Samoa victories set up defacto final; Vanuatu delights home crowd in thriller.

Frontrunners Papua New Guinea and closest rivals Samoa both continued their impressive unbeaten runs at the EAP Women’s Qualifier yesterday, with the results...

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