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WCWC Qualifier Day 2, Group A: De Leede, Kalis give Sri Lanka a fright; West Indies overpower Ireland

Day 2 of the Women's Cricket World Cup (WCWC) Qualifier saw the Netherlands Women’s side show admirable fighting qualities at Harare Sports Club, only...

Namibia soar as the Dutch hit rock bottom

Namibia turned their dream into reality on Sharjah’s greyish, baked-mud-looking surface on Friday with a perfectly-paced chase of Ireland’s 125 for eight, winning by...

Namibia win Wiese-ly as Dutch crash out

The Netherlands’ hopes of progressing to the tournament proper (a.k.a. the Super 12) were brutally crushed at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi...

Campher laurels as Sri Lanka and Ireland share box seat

The opening matches in Group A followed remarkably similar trajectories, seven-wicket victories propelling Ireland and Sri Lanka into very strong positions on the group...

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Group A preview: A forecaster’s nightmare

Predicting the outcome of a T20 match is a mug’s game at the best of times, but this 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup...

Bat for a Chance gears up for 2021

Following Emerging Cricket’s recent interview with founder Will Gaffney, the good news keeps coming from Bat For A Chance as the charity gears up...

World Cup winning Sri Lankan appointed Nigeria head coach

Asanka Gurusinha, the hard-hitting left-hander who was part of Sri Lanka's World Cup-winning team in 1996, will be the new Nigeria head coach and...

Former Sri Lankan international Tony Opatha dies

Tony Opatha, the former Sri Lankan seam bowler who died on Friday at the age of 73, played a significant part in the development...

U-19 Asia Cup wrap and our team of the tournament

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-19 Asia Cup is a rare gift to the emerging cricket world. Every year – for the last three...

The Zimbabwe years: ’83, ’87, ’92. Associates at the World Cup, Part 2.

Having revisited the fortunes of Associate nations at the first two World Cups in 1975 and 1979 in Part 1 of this five-part series,...

Associates at the World Cup, Part 1: 1975 & 1979

Thanks to the International Cricket Council’s retrograde decision to reduce the number of the teams at the World Cup, the 12th edition of the showpiece event,...

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