Rod Lyall - Page 1

Retired academic, now a journalist and commentator, mainly covering Dutch international and domestic cricket.
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KNCB hoping to resume Dutch national competitions July 4

Following the Dutch government’s further softening of its lockdown restrictions this week the KNCB is now looking at a possible resumption of national...

Loaded dice in the zero-sum game

Back in 2013 I had a lively argument with Tim Anderson, who was at the time the ICC’s Global Development Manager.

The germs of change?

Increasingly, economic and social commentators are observing that the world on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic will be very different from...

The ICC fails another test

In a characteristically thoughtful and broadly-visioned article last weekend, Gideon Haigh wrote about the immediate effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on club cricket...

In the gutter, looking at the stars

Let us conduct a thought experiment. I want you to join me in imagining a governing body of a global sport...

Associates driving global growth? Up to a point . . .

In April 2018 the ICC took a bold, and on the face of it, rather surprising step: it decided that as from 1...

The Intercontinental Cup must not die

With the ICC, where the Associates are concerned, there’s always a sting in the tail. So last autumn, when they announced...

UAE take T20I series with two more wins

With two more victories on Monday and Tuesday the United Arab Emirates secured an irreversible 3-0 lead in their four-match T20 International series...

The UAE go one up in Amstelveen

The United Arab Emirates went one-up in their four-match T20 International series against the Netherlands on Saturday with a mature performance at the...

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CPL Draft Wash-up: Sandeep gets paid, Ali Khan lowballed

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Denmark’s Klokker calls for greater European opportunities in Irish First-Class cricket

Danish international player and high-performance coach Freddie Klokker has suggested the inclusion of a European XI in the Irish Interprovincial Championship, Ireland’s...

Zambia T10 League opening weekend roundup

This weekend saw franchise T10 cricket arrive in Zambia. The first two matchdays of the tournament have now been concluded and indications...

Full membership & World Cup dream beckons for Tajik Cricket Federation

A lot of keen cricket observers would have noted with bemusement, the recent announcement of a new Betbarter sponsored T10 cricket tournament...

EC Cricket Calendar

Thanks to the great work of EC patron Ben Stinga, we've compiled this simple emerging cricket calendar so you can track the...

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