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Bermuda’s maiden First-class match

The first time Bermuda took on an international team was when they played the touring Australians, led by Syd Gregory, at Hamilton in 1912-13....

When the Dutch walloped South Africa

The English summer of 1994 was a significant one in the history of the game, as it saw the first tour by a South...

Namibia’s super Sunday at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup

Unheralded Namibia produced one of the greatest shocks in youth cricketing history when they toppled defending champions South Africa by two wickets in a...

When Namibia held their own against England

Namibia played their first ODI in more than 16 years when they squared off against Oman in the final of the ICC...

When Kenya stunned India at Port Elizabeth

When India beat South Africa by 73 runs at St. George’s Park in Port Elizabeth in February 2018, it was their first...

When Bermuda triumphed on ODI debut

A fourth-place finish at the 2005 ICC Trophy (as the World Cup Qualifier was then known) in Ireland handed Bermuda a historic spot at...

Scotland’s first One-Day International

In 1992, Scotland broke away from the Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB), thus creating their own cricketing identity separate from England. They gained...

Netherlands v UAE: The first ODI between two Associates | EC Rewind

Rustom Deboo takes us back in time with his new regular "EC Rewind" column. Some articles will be republished from his blog...

The final chapter? Associate nations at the World Cup: Part 5 (2011 & 2015)

The 16-team format used for the 2007 World Cup proved to be short-lived, as the tournament reverted to a two-group structure of...

The Kenyan miracle and a St. Patrick’s Day for the ages: Associates at the World Cup, Part 4 (2003 & 2007)

Bangladesh’s elevation to Test status in 2000, coupled with the increase in the number of participating teams by two on previous editions,...

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