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A ‘Test’ by any other name would smell as sweet?

It’s fourteen years since Dave Richardson, then ICC general manager, floated an imaginative scheme for a three-tier, 20-team structure for Test cricket.

Cricket: lost in translation?

As cricket seeks to extend its reach to wider communities, to expand in countries where English is not the first language, the...

Does Masakadza hold the key for Zimbabwe?

Hamilton Masakadza is a name that is synonymous with Zimbabwean cricket. After being an active player for his county over a 19-year-period,...

Do players from Associate nations gain deserved respect?

Steve Tikolo, one of Africa’s greatest ever players, averages 14.00 with the ball in T20Is, has taken 94 ODI wickets, and has...

Quality over Quantity and Associate Cricket Reporting

While still not getting the deserved attention, it can be said that there are more articles being written about the fascinating and...

CWC Super League: Impure, not impotent

“We construct a philosophy of failure, which finds in defeat a form of justification and a proof of the purity of our...

Opinion: For cricket to grow globally, the power of BCCI needs to be challenged: Part 2

In Part 2 of this article, Shounak looks at the dark clouds of corruption surrounding N Srinivasan, and his reported fresh attempts...

The slope of the playing field – FM v AM ODI matches

‘All we’re really sayin’,’ sing the wonderful Irish duo the Duckworth Lewis Method, ‘is it doesn’t really feel / Like we’re all...

ODI Super League: the format’s saviour?

Let’s do an experiment. Looking back at the last five years, how many classic Full Member ODI series can...

Can county cricket benefit from an Associate player spot?

2020 has seen sport change in a dramatic way with many sporting tournaments and competitions affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Cricket...

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New indoor tournament set to thrill Jersey’s young cricketers

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Switzerland re-apply for ICC membership

Eight years after being suspended by the ICC, Cricket Switzerland has made its first steps in rejoining the ICC with an intent...

Ireland, Scotland Women to play series in Spain

Ireland and Scotland’s women’s teams will return to action next month when they meet for a five‑match series in Spain. The series...

Sterre Kalis interview: A mission to ‘inspire women in Holland to pick up cricket’

With the English domestic season recently coming to a conclusion, Netherlands cricket star Sterre Kalis' successful adventure in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint...

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