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All Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2024 Squads

The sixth edition of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier in UAE sees 10 teams vie for the final two spots in this...

Curious ‘draw’ gives The Netherlands another opportunity at T20 World Cup

On 14 June, the same day that the USA will take on Ireland at Lauderhill in the Men’s T20 World Cup, New Zealand play...

Engelbrecht and Van Beek’s record-breaking stand is not enough against Sri Lanka

Coming down both literally and metaphorically from the heights of their Dharamsala triumph, the Dutch camp will doubtless ask themselves some serious questions about...

Sri Lanka overpower the Dutch to win the Qualifier

After so many highs it was indeed disappointing that the Dutch campaign in Zimbabwe should end in such an unequivocal low, as the batting...

Battling Dutch take Sri Lanka (almost) all the way

You might reasonably suppose that if anyone asked an AI program to produce a report on a random match involving the Netherlands and an...

Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 10: Sri Lanka spin through Scotland, Ireland win

Sri Lanka put themselves in a commanding position to qualify for the Cricket World Cup after a battle of spin against Scotland. In a dead-rubber...

Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 6 – Sri Lanka crush Oman, Scotland fight back

Day 6 of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe saw Sri Lanka crush Oman by 10 wickets, whilst Scotland hit back from an...

Cricket World Cup Qualifier Day 2 – Oman stun Ireland while Sri Lanka dominate

Day 2 of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier saw Oman pulled off the first upset of the tournament to defeat Ireland by 5 wickets,...

Team news ahead of Cricket World Cup Qualifier

The Cricket World Cup Qualifier will determine the final two spots at the 2023 Cricket World Cup, held in India in October and November. All...

Japan host Sri Lanka Emerging Squad in Sano

Japan's preparation for their East Asia-Pacific T20 World Cup Regional Final begins today, hosting a Sri Lanka Emerging squad for five T20 matches at...

Indoor Cricket News: Team DBMSC UAE Crowned Inaugural Club World Series Champions

The Big Picture The first Indoor Cricket Club World Series tournament concluded at the UPro Sports Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, last night and...

Harsh Test lessons for Ireland against dominant Sri Lanka

Hopes were high after a spirited finish to Ireland's only Test against Bangladesh a few weeks ago. Lorcan Tucker's incredible test century on debut, and...

Dutch fall short despite Van Meekeren and O’Dowd heroics

There was a definite air of inevitability about events at Kardinia Park on Thursday, as Sri Lanka asserted their historic superiority over the Netherlands...

Sri Lanka restore order as UAE crumble

If the batters had until now found conditions on Kardinia Park’s drop-in pitches less than ideal, Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka showed on Tuesday...

Namibia smash Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup opener

Namibia pulled off perhaps their greatest ever victory with a dominant win over Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup opener. Jan Frylinck, JJ...

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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