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ICC reveals Commonwealth Games Qualifying process

The ICC and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CWF) have revealed the qualifying criteria for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The eight-team women’s tournament...

Ireland versus Scotland postponed

The planned women’s series between Scotland and Ireland, to be played at La Manga later this month, has been postponed. Cricket Scotland made the...

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 will be...

Heriot’s win Edinburgh 40 Over League in a 1-wicket thriller

Just over a year after being threatened with the destruction of their iconic home ground, Edinburgh club Heriot’s CC have capped off a remarkable...

MacLeod joins Sussex for the T20 Blast

Scotland’s Calum MacLeod has signed with Sussex Sharks for the remainder of the Vitality T20 Blast. The top-order batsman will link up with the...

Associate player roundup from Round 4 of the Bob Willis Trophy

The final round of the Bob Willis Trophy before a break in the schedule, due to the Vitality Blast starting on the 27th August,...

Associate player roundup from Round 3 of the Bob Willis Trophy

Round three of the Bob Willis Trophy means that the English counties are around the halfway mark in the competition. With there being three...

Associate player roundup from Round 2 of the Bob Willis Trophy

With the second round of fixtures of the Bob Willis Trophy concluding, there is another opportunity to look at the performances of Associate Member...

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 you recall your favourite team hosting? Unless...

Associate player roundup from Round 1 of the Bob Willis Trophy

This week saw the first round of fixtures take place in the Bob Willis Trophy, a one-off competition replacing the County Championship. With all...

The first ODI on Scottish soil

The third-place playoff of the 1997 ICC Trophy (as the World Cup Qualifier was then known) in Malaysia saw Scotland beat Ireland by 51 runs on...

Netherlands announce men’s internationals against Denmark, Scotland

Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB) has announced* provisional men’s international fixtures against Denmark and Scotland. The fixtures are the Netherlands' first to follow the...

Cricket for a New Decade Part II – A Global T20 Championship?

Originally posted by Tom Grunshaw on May 13, 2020 What to do about bilateral cricket? When you sit down and think about it, bilateral tours are...

Super Over: 6 great women’s games with emerging stars

While Daniel Beswick runs an eye over a host of exciting young women's cricketers, Nick Skinner takes a look at 5 classic matches involving...

Emerging Players to Watch Under 21: Women Part 1

Record-breakers and game changers. The women's game is flooded with both of these, though what is perhaps most exciting is that many of its...

Scotland matchup with Australia cancelled due to COVID-19

The highly anticipated T20 international between Scotland and Australia has been cancelled today due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Australia was scheduled to take...

Cricket World Cup League 2 postponed amidst Covid-19 uncertainty

The next round of Cricket World Cup Cricket League Two was postponed by the ICC indefinitely as travel restrictions between the participating countries made...

Cricket in Scotland is the awkward middle child, but this needs to change

"All Scotland need now is a bit more recognition and a pro-European plan with its emerging counterparts in Netherlands and Ireland." In a recent Emerging...

WG Grace and his first match in Scotland

Back in 1863, the gentlemen of Edinburgh’s St Bernard’s Literary and Debating Society had agreed to form a cricket club to provide a suitably...

Scotland announces delayed start to the domestic season, cancel regional competitions for 2020

Cricket Scotland has announced the delay of their domestic competition to the 1st of July 2020, alongside the cancellation of the regional cricket competitions...

EC weekly roundup: 35 all out and other stories

Nepal grabbed the Emerging Cricket headlines this week, trouncing the USA in the final match of their Cricket World Cup League 2 leg in...

CWC League 2 – points table, schedule, previews & match reports

The seven-team Cricket World Cup (CWC) League 2 will see each side play 36 ODIs over 9 double round-robin tri-series. It will run from...

Under 19 Cricket World Cup Associate Review

With the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup reaching its conclusion the tournament caps off a list of firsts for Associate cricket nations, with Japan...

Nepal catapulted into global qualifiers as ICC announces 2021 men’s T20 World Cup pathway

Despite not proceeding beyond the Asia regional finals in qualification for this year's T20 World Cup after finishing behind Singapore and Qatar, Nepal is...

Scotland spinning to win in eighth appearance at U19 World Cup

Scotland begin their eighth appearance at an U19 World Cup on Saturday, as their tournament opens with a match against Pakistan in the South...

Scotland to host Australia and New Zealand in June

Scotland will welcome Australia and New Zealand next year for a total of three matches in June, as both begin tours in the north...

UAE collects first CWC League 2 win after Scotland squanders century opening stand in final match of Round 3

CWC League 2: UAE 224 for 3 (Suri 67, Hameed 63*, Budge 1-21) defeated Scotland 220 all out (Coetzer 95, Cross 53, Mustafa 3-35,...

Scotland prevent USA Sweep in UAE

A 58-run stand for the 7th wicket between Safyaan Sharif and Josh Davey took Scotland home in another scrappy win, ending the USA’s hopes...

USA go 4 points clear after dual wins in UAE, Scotland another first-up series loss.

CWC League 2: USA 282 for 8 (Patel 82, Jones 74, Watt 4-42, Sharif 3-55) defeated Scotland 247 (47.2 overs, Macleod 86, Jones 52,...

CWC League 2: All 6 Scotland, UAE and USA ODIs to be live streamed

Emerging Cricket can reveal all six ODIs being played between Scotland, USA and hosts UAE during round three of the ICC CWC League 2...

T20WCQ Team of the Tournament

The T20 World Cup Qualifiers are over with the Dutch taking home the title overnight in the final over Papua New Guinea. With the...

The six qualifiers for the 2020 Men’s T20 World Cup

Fourteen teams travelled to the UAE for the global qualifiers hoping to pick up one of the six places on offer at the 2020...

Scotland cruise past deflated UAE into T20 World Cup

2nd Qualifying playoff: Scotland 198/6 (Munsey 65, Berrington 48; Mustafa 2/38) defeated UAE 108 off 18.3 overs (Rameez 34; Watt & Sharif 3/21) by...

Netherlands beat Scotland, but fall short of topping group

Group A: Scotland 130/8 (Cross 52; Seelar 2/12) lost to Netherlands 131/6 off 17.0 (ten Doeschate 51*, Ackermann 22; Watt 3/18) by 4 wickets...

Ready Reckoner: Group A Permutations & Possibilities

First and foremost, here are the standings at the end of Day 9 in Group A: TeamPlayedWinsLossPointsNRRPNG54182.099Netherlands54181.891Namibia64281.08Scotland53260.55Kenya5234-0.931Singapore6234-0.765Bermuda6060-2.839 At this stage of the tournament: Namibia have played their...

Namibia capitalise on Scotland stumbles to record first win

Group A: Namibia 159/6 (Smit 43, Erasmus 37, Davey 2-29) defeated Scotland 135/8 (Macloed 39, Berrington 23, Frylinck 2-15) by 24 runs. Although considered one...

Day 5 T20 World Cup Qualifier podcast special, tables and reports

Here’s our second T20WCQ special as Tim Bes & Nick being you up to speed on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier...

Papering over the cracks? Scotland sneak past Papua New Guinea

Group A: Scotland 146/6 (Coetzer 54, Cross 40, Ravu 1-11) defeated Papua New Guinea 142/9 (Vanua 33, Siaka 31, Tahir 3-24) by four runs. A...

Day 3 T20 World Cup Qualifier podcast special, tables and reports

Five teams remain unbeaten after Day 3. On the other side, Namibia, Hong Kong, Bermuda and Kenya face an uphill battle, all sitting 0-2. Tim,...

Day 2 wrap: UAE, Scotland & PNG back in the hunt, Dutch strong, Ireland wobbly.

On Saturday, a bumper Day 2 of five matches gave us more pulsating cricket as the Netherlands won their second in two days, sending...

Berrington helps Scotland bounce back against brave Kenya

Group A: Scotland 170/6 (Sole 33, Berrington 27, Obuya 2-12) defeated Kenya (Karim 51, Gondaria 26, Berrington 3-17, Davey 2-25) 139/8 by 31 runs....

Day 1 wrap. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 got underway under the blazing sunshine of the UAE across Abu Dhabi and Dubai on Friday. With...

Singapore stun Scotland…and a leading cricket website that shall not be named

Singapore 168/6 (Chandramohan 51, Dutta 32, Davey 2-26) defeated Scotland 166/9 (Munsey 46, Macleod 44, Selladore 3-16) by 2 runs. Singaporean skipper Amjad Mahboob defended...

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 Associate membership...

Ready to Emerge: Scotland T20 World Cup Qualifier preview

Since their last appearance at a major ICC event, the World T20 in 2016, Scotland have built a new reputation as being one of the strongest associate sides.

Day 2 (warm-up matches) wrap. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

Tuesday saw the second and final round of warm-up games for the T20 World Cup Qualifier in the UAE. There were some eye-catching performances...

Day 1 (warm-up matches) wrap. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

The wait is almost over for the highly anticipated T20 World Cup Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates which will decide the six teams...

14 players to watch at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

Rustom Deboo hones in on one name from each of the teams competing in the UAE as players to watch out for at the...

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier – Group A: squads and draw

Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier - Group B. Full draw here. Group B squads here. Group matches 18 - 27 October. Play-offs 29 - 31...

Boards of Scotland and Namibia announce new CEOs

Consecutive days have seen two leading Associate members announce new CEOs. Replacing Peter Forster in Namibia is Johan Muller who joins from South Africa's Northerns...

Scotland to host Blackcaps for Men’s ODI in June 2020, CEO announcement imminent

For the first time in over a decade, the senior men’s cricket team of New Zealand will venture to Scotland and will play the...

Historic Scottish club faces an uncertain future

When Heriot’s captain Keith Morton held aloft the Citylets Scottish Cup after his side’s four-wicket victory over Edinburgh rivals Carlton in the showpiece finale of the Scottish...

Terrific Thailand qualify for first World Cup

Thailand have continued their remarkable year in T20s by booking themselves a place in the 2020 Women's T20 World Cup in Australia, their first...

Six teams still in contention going into final day of round robin action in Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

On Monday the PNG Lewas came agonisingly close to achieving the country's first ever win over a Full member - in men's or women's...

Bangladesh favourites for women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, as Namibia makes maiden appearance

Two years ago in the Netherlands Bangladesh qualified for the 2018 T20 World Cup in West Indies as winners of the global qualifier. They...

Richie Berrington’s six sixes take Scotland out of PNG’s reach

Scotland 242/7 (Berrington 81 Coetzer 62 Pokana 2-40) defeated Papua New Guinea 204/9 (Vala 48 Ravu 38 Watt 2-43) by 38 runs Scotland finish their...

Hamza Tahir leads Scotland’s spin squad to a comfortable victory

Coming into their third match in the inaugural Cricket World Cup League Two, Scotland were already finding the pressure of their bookies’ favourites tag....

Coetzer leads Scotland to victory over PNG

Scotland 207-7 (KJ Coetzer 96, N Pokana 3 for 25) beat Papua New Guinea 205-9 (TP Ura 46, H Tahir 4 for 37) by 3 wickets Scotland recorded...

Oman shocks Scotland in CWCL2

Oman 169-2 (Khawar Ali 79*, A Neill 1 for 24) beat Scotland 168 (KJ Coetzer 56, Khawar Ali 4 for 23) by 8 wickets The first round...

EXCLUSIVE – Euro T20 Slam 2019 cancellation; franchise fees unpaid, players and suppliers furious at ‘unprofessional’ organisers

The Euro T20 Slam - the first T20 franchise event to be co-sanctioned by three boards; Full member Ireland, and Associates Netherlands and Scotland...

Preview – Cricket World Cup League 2, Round 1: Scotland, Oman & PNG

The road to the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup begins in Aberdeen this week as Scotland, Oman and Papua New Guinea meet in...

Under 19 European World Cup Qualifiers Review

The 2020 Under 19 World Cup qualification wrapped up last week with the completion of the European contingent of qualifying for the tournament. With...

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 14 teams...

Women’s T20 World Cup European Qualifiers Review

As the men’s qualification for the T20 World Cup begins to heat up, so too does the women’s as the European qualification for the...

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, led to...

Euro T20 slams door on Associates

The Euro T20 Slam yesterday announced details of their upcoming players draft, to be held in London on July 19. The owners of the...

No Associate overseas slots in Euro T20 Slam after London draft confirmed

The draft for the inaugural Euro T20 Slam will take place in London on 19th July, and after announcing that around 700 players from 22 nations have...

Lions, Tigers & flair: 1996 & 1999. Associates at the World Cup, Part 3.

As seen in Part 2, Zimbabwe became the ninth Test nation in 1992, thus opening up further opportunities for the Associates to partake...

Towards Full Membership: an interview with Malcolm Cannon

Of all the lines which divide international cricket, no team has done more to head-butt that which separates its Full and Associate members than...

Afridi, Duminy, Tahir added to Slam roster, registrations open for overseas players

Overnight it was announced that registrations for overseas players wanting to be drafted for the inaugural Euro T20 Slam are open. Interested players must...

Kyle Coetzer named as first Emerging Cricket Ambassador

Emerging Cricket is happy to announce Kyle Coetzer as its first Ambassador. The Scotland men's captain will provide exclusive insight to fans of the...

Men’s and women’s T20 World Cup Europe Finals to be live streamed

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019 will be hosted in Guernsey between 15th – 20st June (Six teams - single round robin) ICC...

TU Ground to host Nepal’s first home ODIs in February 2020

Five days ago we reported on the CWC League 2 draft matchups after they were seemingly posted by mistake on Cricket Namibia's Facebook page....

Cricket World Cup League 2 draft schedule released

In what appears to be a misstep by Cricket Namibia, the draft matchups for CWC League 2 were released yesterday on the official CN...

ICC T20I Rankings Released

The International Cricket Council has rolled out an 80-team rankings list for men's T20 Internationals, with 52 members making up the women's rankings. Dubbing T20I...

Euro T20 Slams into reality

The details of the Euro T20 Slam have finally been unveiled to the public. Featuring two teams each from Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands,...

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