USAC, MiLC, MLC and ensuring chances for homegrown American cricketers

Minor League Cricket: A pathway, but for whom?  Minor League Cricket (MiLC) provides an opportunity for young domestic cricketers to exhibit their talent on a...

‘I have always been an outsider’ – The expat native binary in Associate cricket

In a recent interview with Emerging Cricket, Cricket Russia’s CEO Ashwani Chopra argued ‘unless we popularise cricket among native Russians and no longer remain as...

Why Imran Khwaja is the best choice for ICC Chairperson

We have reached an historic moment: for the first time in the 111-year existence of the International Cricket Council, we have a candidate for...

Opinion: The Trailblazers are wasting Chantham’s talent

Natthakan Chantham hasn’t faced a single ball during the Women’s T20 Challenge. The Trailblazers aren't using her properly and it's frustrating

Commonwealth Games: An Associate Opportunity?

Cricket returns to the Commonwealth Games at the 2022 edition in Birmingham. When teams take to the field at the imposing Edgbaston ground, the...

All we are saying is, give youth a chance!

On 20 July 2003 a youngster named Paul Stirling made 65 not out as Ireland beat the Netherlands by seven wickets in Copenhagen. Also playing...

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. There would be...

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 issue of...

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, scoring over...

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 a first-class...

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