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New ground, more players: Kaduna State continues to grow cricket in Nigeria

The cricketing infrastructure in Nigeria is growing at an exciting rate, with new facilities being build across the country. But there is...

Uruguay’s greatest football club Peñarol rediscovers cricket roots

Life has come full circle for cricket at Club Atlético Peñarol in Uruguay. It is an extraordinary development...

Lalit Bhandari’s case raises insurance policy issues in Nepal cricket

On the evening of September 13th, unexpected news broke out from the far-western side of Nepal. Lalit Singh Bhandari, the left-arm medium-pacer...

No grounds, no problems: How Russian cricket is fighting against the odds

The gentleman’s game of cricket has found an unlikely foothold in the vast, cold expanse of Russia. Russian cricket prospects looked grim...

Cricket in the midnight sun – a potted update on Iceland cricket’s sagas

Storytelling is integral to the Icelandic tradition. Peculiar accounts of the human experience are described as key to Iceland’s oral history, serving...

Ghana’s drive towards development

With a recent appearance at the men's T20 World Cup Qualifier and a maiden U19 World Cup ticked off it would be...

Thailand – on the future

If you watched Beyond the Boundary, a new Netflix documentary about the highest profile International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World T20 World...

Belgium: Back on track and aiming high

Cricket has a long history in Belgium. The first recorded match in the lowland nation was played in 1815 during the Napoleonic...

Wir Schaffen Das: Forced migration and cricket in Germany

In August 2015, Germany made a bold decision. Chancellor Angela Merkel mandated that Syrians already seeking protection in...

Cricket in Nigeria: More than just the players

With participation numbers increasing almost fivefold in the ten years until 2018, cricket in Nigeria is developing at a rapid rate and...

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Northern Strikers impress during Malaysia T20 Super Series

This week's Malaysian Super Series action started with the Northern Strikers batting first against the Southern Hitters. Both teams were coming off...

USA Women’s Talent ID resumes in North Carolina, Texas to come

USA Cricket resumed their nationwide women’s talent ID events in North Carolina last weekend. After initially starting this past winter, the events...

EC Cricket Calendar

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

First purpose built cricket ground in western Japan opens its doors

The first purpose-built cricket ground in western Japan is all set to open its doors this coming weekend, on 4th October 2020....

Cricket Malawi – Actions, not words

Building on the recent interview with Arjun Menon which provided an insight into the development of cricket in Malawi, Emerging Cricket now...

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