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Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka at Under-19 Asia Cup
Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets, but it isn't a good day for the other associates in the Under-19 Asia Cup.
Whereto the ICC global development programme?
Meaningless participation figures now seem to be more important than performance standards, competitions and aspiration.
Jersey appoint new coach
Neil MacRae will be Jersey's new National/High Performance coach from the start of January.
So close for Afghanistan
Afghanistan take Pakistan to the last over in a Twenty20 International at Sharjah.
The Numbers Game: never mind the quality, feel the width
ICC may trumpet increased participation figures but the reality in Associate and Affiliate cricket is very different as countries are thrown out of international tournaments.
Flawed ICC system costs Stirling yet again
Outdated and flawed points based system costs Paul Stirling the Player of the Tournament award in the T20 World Cup qualifiers.
T20 World Cup preliminary groups and fixtures
The first round fixtures of the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh have been confirmed following the conclusion of the qualifying tournament.
Umar Gul has been an inspiration and great help
Afghanistan bowling star Hamid Hassan gives an exclusive interview to PakPassion.net following his country's qualification for the World Twenty20.
Malaysia win first Stan Nagaiah Trophy match
Malaysia go one up after a 90 run win over Singapore in the first 2013 Stan Nagaiah Trophy match.
MCC tour spurs on Uganda, Rwanda cricket
A look at the MCC's recent tour of Uganda.
Kenya bounce back with T20 win
Kenya have beaten Afghanistan in the second T20 International at Sharjah.
Namibia end three year wait
Namibia win their first South African provincial match in almost three years.
Easy Icup victory for Afghanistan
Defending champions Afghanistan defeated Kenya by eight wickets in the final match of the league phase of the Intercontinental Cup.
Afghanistan secure World Cup qualification
Afghanistan qualify for their first World Cup after a second big win over Kenya at Sharjah.
Hapless Kenya crash to defeat
Afghanistan beat Kenya by 8 wickets to put one foot in the 2015 World Cup.
Afghanistan thrash Kenya in first T20 International
Kenya are bowled out for the lowest ever T20I total as Afghanistan record a 106 run win.
UAE on brink of automatic World Cup qualification
Afghanistan must wins both of the forthcoming matches against Kenya while The Netherlands can no longer qualify automatically.
UAE edge closer to World Cup 2015
Another win against Namibia will end The Netherlands' hopes of automatic qualification.
King City shambles reveals problems with scheduling
The problems in King City reveal a wider problem with how the ICC deals with scheduling in the event of rain.
Canada needs wins against the Netherlands
The curtain comes down on Canada's 2011-2013 efforts in the first-class Intercontinental Cup and the 50-over World Cricket League with the visit of the Netherlands.
UAE make semi-finals in Singapore
The UAE reach the semi-finals of the ACC Emerging Nations Championship whilst Afghanistan beat India Under-23s.
Nepal throw away golden chance to beat Afghanistan
A late order collapse stops Nepal from beating Afghanistan and Singapore lose to Bangladesh Under-23s at the ACC Emerging Nations Championship.
Afghanistan secure second win after Namibia collapse
After Namibia lose 7 wickets for 19 runs, Afghanistan cruise to victory in the World Cricket League Championship.
All-round Nabi helps Afghanistan crush Namibia
A fine all-round performance by Mohammad Nabi helps Afghanistan record a big win over Namibia.
UAE make it two from two
The UAE make it two wins from two against Canada in the World Cricket League Championship.
Afghanistan get one foot in Intercontinental Cup final
Afghanistan have almost secured their spot in the Intercontinental Cup final after beating Namibia in Windhoek.
Anwar century wins it for UAE
The UAE beat Canada in the World Cricket League Championship.
UAE escape with draw
UAE bat out final day to secure draw in King City.
Netherlands women one step close to World Twenty20
The Netherlands reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier despite a loss to Pakistan.
Predictable draw for Auty Cup
The Auty Cup two-day match ends in a draw, with Canada retaining the trophy.
Canadian cricket enters crucial phase with USA series
A look at an important few weeks for Canadian cricket.
Thailand upset Netherlands, Japan crash to heavy defeat
Thailand record an upset win over the Netherlands whilst Japan are heavily beaten by Sri Lanka.
Netherlands beat Zimbabwe whilst Canada and Thailand crash to defeat
The Netherlands beat Zimbabwe but Canada and Thailand are outclassed by Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the Women's World T20 qualifier.
Mark Chapman raring to go for Hong Kong
Mark Chapman will return for Hong Kong at the World Twenty20 Qualifier in November.
In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch
Edward Liddle went to New Road to watch the Yorkshire Bank 40 meeting of Worcestershire and The Netherlands.
ICC mistakenly give donation to right organisation
The ICC give $8000 to the USYCA - but take it back after saying it was a mistake.
America and ICC Neo-Colonialism
Jamie Harrison of the United States Youth Cricket Association is increasingly concerned at the role of the ICC in developing cricket in the USA.
Look at 2019 World Cup qualifying raises questions
A recent article on the proposed qualifying system for the 2019 World Cup raises more questions than it answers.
If variety is the spice of life...
...then cricket among the full members certainly doesn't provide it.
Afghanistan retain ACC Twenty20 title
Afghanistan win their fourth ACC Twenty20 Cup, beating Nepal in the final.
Hong Kong thrash the Maldives, Kuwait beat Oman
Wins for Hong Kong and Kuwait on day four of the ACC Twenty20 in Nepal.
Afghanistan and Malaysia win on day three of ACC T20
Afghanistan and Malaysia win in the two games on day three in Nepal.
Surprise win for Maldives on day two in Nepal
The Maldives record a surprise win over Singapore. Wins also for Kuwait, UAE and Hong Kong.
All as expected on day one in Nepal
Day one in Nepal sees wins for the UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal and Afghanistan.
First win for Bahamas; USA still unbeaten
The Bahamas record their first win, whilst the USA win again.
USA continue winning ways
The USA continue their 100% record at the Americas Championship in Florida.
USA and Bermuda remain unbeaten
The USA and Bermuda remain unbeaten after day two of the Americas Championship in Florida.
USA open with two wins
The USA have started the Americas T20 Division One qualifier with two wins in Florida.
Easy win for Kenya in Dubai
Kenya secure a straightforward win over Canada at the ICC Global Cricket Academy in Dubai.
Kenya wins title, Uganda qualifies
Kenya and Uganda qualify for the World Twenty20 global qualifier from ICC Africa Division One.
MCC depart for Argentina tour
Former Ireland player and international rugby union referee Alan Lewis leads an MCC team to Argentina.
Welcome Darren Beazley
David Mutton looks at the problems facing new USACA CEO Darren Beazley.
Bahamas secure Americas Division Two title
The Bahamas gain promotion to Americas Division One with a match to spare.
Papua New Guinea remain kings of EAP cricket
Papua New Guinea win the EAP Twenty20 Qualifier after beating Vanuatu in the final.
Bahamas make it two from two, Turks & Caicos start with a win
The Bahamas win their second match of the tournament, whilst the Turks & Caicos Islands win their first match.
Papua New Guinea secure World T20 Qualifier place
Papua New Guinea have secured one of the two EAP places in the World Twenty20 Qualifier, with Fiji and Vanuatu set to play off for the second.
Bahamas and Panama win on day one of Americas Division Two
Hosts the Bahamas and Panama are the winners on the opening day of Americas Division Two Twenty20 qualifying.
Asad Vala blitz the highlight on day two of EAP T20 qualifying
An amazing display of hitting by Asad Vala as Papua New Guinea thrashed Indonesia was the highlight of day two of EAP T20 qualifying in Auckland.
EAP qualifying underway
East Asia Pacific qualifying for the global World Twenty20 Qualifier has got underway in New Zealand.
Associates to face extra World Twenty20 hurdle
The six qualifiers for the World Twenty20 will have to go through a preliminary round before playing the top sides.
USYCA reveals plans for 2013
The United States Youth Cricket Association has revealed its plans for 2013.
Where have all the fast bowlers gone?
PakPassion presents the latest blog entry from Ian Pont, the former fast bowler who has spent more than a decade researching and developing his knowledge of the mechanics of quick bowling.