Worldwide News 2015
Shahzad century leads to Afghan win ()
Afghanistan go 2-0 up in their ODI series against Zimbabwe thanks to a Mohammad Shahzad century.
Afghanistan win low scoring ODI against Zimbabwe ()
Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in Sharjah despite being bowled out for 131.
Internationals not internationals, eleven not equalling eleven ()
England's match against the UAE last night continued the tradition of farcical warm-up matches and unfair treatment of associates.
Chapman shines in Hong Kong defeat ()
A Mark Chapman 50 is the sole bright spot as Hong Kong lose to Pakistan.
Anwar fifty leads to UAE win ()
UAE record their first win of the November associate internationals by beating Oman.
Oman beat Hong Kong in low scoring T20I ()
Oman have beaten Hong Kong in the first of three T20Is between the two sides in the UAE.
Namibia's Raymond van Schoor dies after stroke ()
Namibian international Raymond van Schoor has died aged 25.
Afghanistan and Oman draw in three-day match ()
Afghanistan draw with Oman in last Intercontinental Cup warm-up match.
Oman pick up first tour win ()
Oman record the first win of their UAE tour by beating Nepal in Abu Dhabi.
PNG edge high scoring game at ICC Academy ()
Papua New Guinea beat Oman in a high scoring close game in Dubai.
Oman draw in multi-day bow ()
Oman's first multi-day international ends in a draw against the UAE.
Nepal lose to Pakistan ()
Nepal's 50 over match against Pakistan ends in a 121 run defeat.
Hong Kong warm up for Intercontinental Cup with defeat to England ()
Hong Kong are defeated by England as preparations for their next Intercontinental Cup match continue.
T20 All-Stars Series underway in New York ()
A look at the first T20 All-Stars match at Citi Field in New York.
Hong Kong and Nepal draw two-day game ()
Hong Kong just have the edge in a drawn two-day match against Nepal in Abu Dhabi.
Busy month in UAE for associates ()
Six associates to play matches in all three formats during busy November in the UAE.
Hong Kong A win East Asian T20 Championship ()
Hong Kong A win the East Asian Men's T20 Championship after beating Japan and China on the final day.
Double Dragons on day three of East Asia Championship ()
Hong Kong Dragons play twice on day three of the East Asian Men's T20 Championship.
Easy win for Japan over China ()
Japan cruise to a nine wicket win over China as the East Asian Men's T20 Championship continues.
East Asia Men's T20 Championship underway ()
Hong Kong A start the East Asia Men's T20 Championship with a win over the Hong Kong Dragons.
Successful Zimbabwe tour for Afghanistan ()
Afghanistan win both the ODI series and T20I series on their tour of Zimbabwe.
Afghanistan lose in 3rd Zimbabwe ODI ()
Afghanistan go down 2-1 in the third ODI against Zimbabwe with two games still to play.
Eligibility of Suriname squad members called into question ()
The ICC is understood to have received a dossier alleging that as many as six players who saw their side to victory in WCL Division 6 should never have been allowed to take part.
Afghanistan level Zimbabwe ODI series ()
A Mohammad Nabi century leads Afghanistan to a win in the second ODI against Zimbabwe.
Uganda send Papua New Guinea crashing out ()
A comprehensive win for Uganda eliminates Papua New Guinea from contention for Under-19 World Cup qualification.
Nepalese attack again runs riot ()
Another outstanding performance from the Nepalese bowlers, coupled with a century by captain Raju Rijal, gave their side a 171-run win over Uganda on Friday.
First blood to Nepal and USA in Malaysia ()
Nepal's demolition of Papua New Guinea and a comfortable win for the USA were the features of the opening day of the Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Kuala Lumpur.
China win East Asia Women's Cup ()
China win the first East Asia Women's Cup tournament.
Inaugural women's East Asian Cup set for this month ()
Four teams to contest event in South Korea.
First Asia Twenty20 Cup to feature one associate ()
The first Asia Twenty20 Cup will take place in March, and will feature one associate.
ICC holds US cricket meeting in Chicago ()
ICC has held a "town hall" meeting to bring together various stakeholders of US cricket.
New documentary rattles cricket skeletons ()
A stunning new documentary has the potential to rattle a few of the skeletons that blight the top level of world cricket.
We would love to play against Pakistan or India at the World T20 ()
Captain of the Oman team which recently became the lowest ranked team to qualify for the 2016 World T20 tournament, the Pakistan born Sultan Ahmed can rightly be proud of his team's achievement.
No excuses - but there is hope for the future ()
If there is any comfort to be drawn from Kenya's performance in the recent T20 WCQs it is that two teams from their group shared the trophy.
The achievement of an idiot with an idea ()
Patrick Demaerschalk's dream of a combined Continental Women's XI came to fruition in Utrecht this weekend.
Richardson offers little hope for Associates ()
THE head honcho of the International Cricket Council was in town yesterday and all but confirmed that the next ICC World Cup would be a 10-team event.
England PD to play in Newcastle T20 Series ()
NUSC's preparation for hosting Guernsey's ICC World League warm up tour given a boost.
Vanuatu well out in front after day two ()
Vanuatu have four wins from four matches as the Pacific Games men's tournament continues in Port Moresby.
Vanuatu on top after day one in Port Moresby ()
Vanuatu are the only unbeaten team after day one of the men's Pacific Games tournament.
Canada qualify for Under-19 World Cup ()
Canada have qualified for the Under-19 World Cup after beating the USA in Bermuda yesterday.
Samoa win first ever women's cricket Pacific Games gold ()
Samoa are the first ever women's cricket gold medallists at the Pacific Games after beating Papua New Guinea in the final today.
PNG secure place in gold medal match ()
Papua New Guinea beat Samoa to secure a place in the gold medal match as the women's cricket tournament at the Pacific Games continues.
A day for the bowlers as Bermuda narrowly beat USA ()
In a very low scoring game, Bermuda sneak past the USA at the Americas Under-19 Championship.
Switzerland take triangular series win ()
A look at a recent tri-series between Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
PNG and Samoa progress in World Twenty20 Qualification ()
Papua New Guinea and Samoa secure their places in the next stage of qualification for the 2018 Women's World Twenty20 as the Pacific Games continues in Port Moresby.
Canada beat USA in close game ()
The match between Canada and the USA at the Americas Under-19 Championship goes down to the wire with Canada emerging as winners.
Samoa and PNG still unbeaten after day two ()
Samoa and Papua New Guinea are both unbeaten after three games each at the Pacific Games women's cricket tournament.
Second defeat for hosts as Canada win easily ()
Canada beat Bermuda by 71 runs as the Americas Under-19 Championship continues in Bermuda.
Papua New Guinea out in front after day one ()
Papua New Guinea win two from two on the opening day of the first women's cricket tournament at the Pacific Games.
Hosts thrashed as Americas Under-19s gets underway ()
USA get off to a flyer with a 136 run win over Bermuda at the Americas Under-19 Championship.
Pacific Games cricket underway this weekend ()
The Pacific Games cricket tournaments start on Sunday, with a women's tournament being played for the first time.
A real worldwide World Cup ()
Ger Siggins puts a proposal to revolutionise the 50 over event
White slams myopic ICC ()
AS soon as it was known that the decision to make the next World Cup in England a 10-team event was not even discussed at last week's ICC Annual conference, the tweets started to come in from ëangry of Ireland'.
Poland retain Central Europe Cup title ()
A look at the recent Central Europe Cup tournament in the Czech Republic.
Shane Warne announces plans for cold weather cricket ()
Shane Warne announces plans for three all star T20 matches in November at baseball stadiums in the US, including in cities where the temperatures are usually in single figures and snow is a possibility.
The good news and the bad news of cricket in America ()
Will having the Caribbean Premier League play matches in the US help popularise the sport there? Jamie Harrison thinks otherwise.
Guernsey join Gateshead International Cricket Series ()
Guernsey to visit North East of England as part of WCL6 preparation.
Kenya announce squad for Uganda tour ()
Kenya will tour Uganda as they prepare for the World Twenty20 Qualifier.
Norway qualify for WCL Division 6 ()
Norway secure their place in Division Six of the World Cricket League after beating France.
Easy win for Namibia on final day ()
Namibia start their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a win over Hong Kong.
Hong Kong face tough chase on final day ()
Hong Kong need 301 more runs on the final day to win their Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia.
Namibia on top after second day ()
Hong Kong are 70 runs behind Namibia with one wicket left in their first innings after day two in Windhoek.
Canada win Americas Championship ()
Canada win the Americas Championship after beating USA in the final match, whilst Suriname surprise Bermuda.
Intercontinental Cup underway in Namibia ()
The Intercontinental Cup kicks off in Windhoek as Namibia host Hong Kong.
USA earn global qualifier spot ()
Hosts USA beat Suriname in Indianapolis to secure their place at the World Twenty20 Qualifier.
Canada through to global qualifier, USA close ()
Canada book their ticket to the World Twenty20 Qualifier as the Americas Championship resumes.
Canada move clear at top ()
Canada beat the USA to move out on top of the table on their own, whilst Bermuda record their first win of the tournament.
Canada and USA remain unbeaten after day two ()
Canada and the USA win again on day two of the Americas Championship in Indianapolis.
Canada and USA take honours on day one in Indianapolis ()
Day one of the Americas Championship in Indianapolis sees wins for Canada and the hosts.
A lack of information in the information age ()
Why is the ICC so bad at providing information on associate & affiliate tournaments?
Namibia & Kenya invited to Africa T20 Cup ()
Cricket South Africa launches the Africa T20 Cup, with Namibia & Kenya invited.
Mohammad Nabi steps down as Afghanistan captain ()
Mohammad Nabi resigns as Afghan captain to focus on his performance as a player.
Implications for associates after ICC meetings ()
Nepal to host Under-19 qualifier, decisions on USACA deferred, changes to structures in Asia.
Asian Cricket Council to be dissolved? ()
The Asian Cricket Council may no longer operate as an independent organisation.
Namibia win ICC Africa T20 ()
Namibia beat Kenya to win the ICC Africa T20. Both teams will play in July's global qualifier.
Kenya secure World Twenty20 Qualifier place ()
Kenya are in the World Twenty20 Qualifier after beating Tanzania, whilst Uganda surprise Namibia.
ICC take the world out of the world cup ()
Richardson and Srinivasan offer little hope for associate countries in their media briefings at World Cup final.
Namibia still out in front ()
Namibia are still on top - with Kenya close behind - after day three of the ICC Africa Twenty20.
Kenya & Namibia remain unbeaten ()
Kenya and Namibia are out in front after day two of the ICC Africa T20 Championship
Kenya, Uganda clash stirs the blood ()
A look at tomorrow's Kenya v Uganda match.
Africa T20 qualifier underway ()
Wins for Kenya, Namibia and Uganda on day one in South Africa.
Why isn't Zimbabwe fighting the 10 team World Cup? ()
The 10 team World Cup is as damaging to Zimbabwe as it is to Ireland and yet, there isn't much noise coming from their camp.
Afghanistan fight back, but are still defeated ()
Afghanistan are beaten by New Zealand and are out of running for the quarter finals.
Fourth defeat for UAE ()
The UAE crash to a fourth consecutive defeat in the World Cup.
Record breaking defeat for Afghanistan ()
Australia beat Afghanistan by 275 runs, the biggest win by runs in World Cup history.
ICC threat to suspend USACA no empty one ()
A strongly worded letter sent to USACA president Gladstone Dainty threatens to suspend the organisation "with immediate effect".
UAE crash to heavy defeat ()
India defeat the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in Perth.
Afghanistan triumph a victory for development programme ()
Afghanistan's first World Cup win is a victory for those who support global development. But that development is now under threat.
Afghans give Sri Lanka a scare, but batting lets them down ()
Afghanistan come remarkably close to a win over Sri Lanka at the World Cup, but are let down by some ropey batting.
UAE get close against Zimbabwe ()
UAE push Zimbabwe close in their opening World Cup match.
Afghanistan World Cup debut ends in defeat ()
Afghanistan are defeated by Bangladesh on their World Cup debut.
Kuwait close in on qualification ()
Kuwait are the only unbeaten team after three rounds of matches in the ACC Twenty20 Cup.
The good - and the not so good - of the ICC announcement ()
Afghanistan and Ireland on ODI rankings table, Nepal and Kenya in WCLC. But is the announcement all good news?
Kuwait and Oman unbeaten in ACC T20 ()
Kuwait and Oman remain unbeaten after day two of the ACC Twenty20 Cup.
ACC Twenty20 Cup underway ()
The ACC Twenty20 Cup has begun in the UAE.
Book review - Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts ()
A thoroughly researched and well written book that is a must have for any cricket lover.
Change in ICC rules could open door for ACF ()
A change in the ICC membership criteria could pave the way for the American Cricket Federation to replace USACA as ICC member in the USA.
Zimbabwe A edge second Canada match ()
Zimbabwe A win the second match against Canada by one wicket in the last over.
Canada easily beaten in first Zimbabwe tour match ()
Canada's first match in almost a year ends in a 111 run defeat to Zimbabwe A.