Worldwide News 2019
Johnston appointed Hong Kong Coach Johnston appointed Hong Kong Coach ( ) ZZZZ9:57 amZZZZ
Former Ireland international Trent Johnston has been appointed Head Coach of Hong Kong.
Grant Morgan appointed Scotland Assistant Coach Grant Morgan appointed Scotland Assistant Coach ( ) ZZZZ6:56 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland has announced the appointment of Grant Morgan as Menís National Team Assistant Coach.
Cannon resigns as Scotland CEO Cannon resigns as Scotland CEO ( ) ZZZZ3:36 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland is seeking a new Chief Executive following the resignation of Malcolm Cannon who will leave in mid-September.
Zimbabwe avoid Dutch whitewash Zimbabwe avoid Dutch whitewash ( ) ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
Zimbabwe arrive in Northern Ireland from Holland where they squared the T20 series in Rotterdam last night with a Super Over victory in the second match.
Trio battle for World Cup qualification Trio battle for World Cup qualification ( ) ZZZZ2:32 amZZZZ
The stakes could not be higher for Germany, Netherlands and Scotland as three nations prepare to fight it out in the ICC Womenís Qualifier Europe 2019.
How do you solve a problem like Mali? How do you solve a problem like Mali? ( ) ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
The Mali women's team made their T20I debut last week. They weren't very good. What to do about it?
Viljoen given four-match ban Viljoen given four-match ban ( ) ZZZZ10:05 amZZZZ
Namibia player Christoffel Viljoen has been suspended for four matches after accepting that he was in breach of the ICCís Anti-Racism Code for Participants following two incidents that occurred during aT20 World Cup Africa Qualifier match last month.
Japan qualify for Under-19 World Cup in bizarre fashion Japan qualify for Under-19 World Cup in bizarre fashion ( ) ZZZZ3:27 amZZZZ
Japan qualify for the Under-19 World Cup after PNG forfeit the final match.
Kyle Coetzer Awarded MBE for Services to Cricket Kyle Coetzer Awarded MBE for Services to Cricket ( ) ZZZZ1:10 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland Chair Tony Brian today paid tribute to Kyle Coetzer after the menís national team captain was awarded an MBE in the Queenís Birthday Honours List.
Scotland A name strong squad for Irish clashes Scotland A name strong squad for Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ12:01 amZZZZ
Scotland have included nine senior players in their 15-man squad for six clashes with Ireland Wolves at Oakhill this week.
Ackermann boost for Netherlands Ackermann boost for Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ7:51 amZZZZ
28 year-old South African Colin Ackermann has become available to the Dutch national side and will be included in their squad which will play in the T20 World Cup Qualifiers in Dubai this October.
Scotland name squad for Women's Qualifiers Scotland name squad for Women's Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland has announced a 14-strong squad to travel to Spain at the end of June for the ICC Women's Qualifier Europe 2019 between Germany, Netherlands and Scotland.
Denmark Dublin bound Denmark Dublin bound ( ) ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
Denmark will warm up for next month's European T20 tournament in Guernsey by playing five matches against Leinster Lightning Bolts at Trinity College Park.
Cricket returns to Aberdeen Cricket returns to Aberdeen ( ) ZZZZ10:04 amZZZZ
Scotlandís fixtures in ICC Menís Cricket World Cup League 2 have been announced for and they include Scotland hosting PNG and Oman in Aberdeen
World League 2 fixtures World League 2 fixtures ( ) ZZZZ4:22 amZZZZ
Dates for the first eight series of the new World Cup League 2, beginning in August 2019.
Scotland announce squad for Afghan clashes Scotland announce squad for Afghan clashes ( ) ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
A 14-strong squad has been selected for Scotlandís two-match One-Day International series against Afghanistan to be played at The Grange, Edinburgh.
Women's regional qualifiers get under way Women's regional qualifiers get under way ( ) ZZZZ6:42 amZZZZ
Six teams competing in EAP Qualifier and nine teams taking part in Africa Qualifier as Road to Australia 2020 and New Zealand 2021 continues. The top side in each tournament will secure a place in both ICC Womenís T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 and ICC Womenís Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2020.
Namibia and PNG secure ODI status Namibia and PNG secure ODI status ( ) ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
Namibia and Papua New Guinea join the ODI club after a remarkable day in Windhoek.
Why ODI status for the USA is so important Why ODI status for the USA is so important ( ) ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
The USA's ascension to ODI status could well bring about change in international cricket.
ODI status secured for Oman & USA ODI status secured for Oman & USA ( ) ZZZZ7:59 amZZZZ
Oman and the USA have secured their ODI status after today's play at WCL2 in Windhoek.
Oman close in on ODI status Oman close in on ODI status ( ) ZZZZ7:35 amZZZZ
With three wins from three games, Oman are now almost certain of a top four finish at WCL2.
Munsey hits 6 sixes in an over Munsey hits 6 sixes in an over ( ) ZZZZ10:59 pmZZZZ
George Munsey has emulated cricketing great Sir Garfield Sobers by hitting six sixes in an over.
Namibia-USA thriller highlights day two in Windhoek Namibia-USA thriller highlights day two in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ8:36 amZZZZ
A closely fought match between USA and Namibia is the highlight of day two of WCL2. Oman and Papua New Guinea also win.
Low scoring first day as WCL2 kicks off Low scoring first day as WCL2 kicks off ( ) ZZZZ8:11 amZZZZ
The final World Cricket League tournament is underway in Windhoek.
Death of Con de Lange Death of Con de Lange ( ) ZZZZ12:26 amZZZZ
Former Scotland international Con de Lange has died at the age of 38.
Scotland A beat England Development XI Scotland A beat England Development XI ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Scotland A have beaten an England Development XI by 66 runs in the first match of their short tour of England.
Carlton sign Corne Dry Carlton sign Corne Dry ( ) ZZZZ11:28 pmZZZZ
Carlton have signed Knights Franchise All-Rounder Corne Dry for their 2019 Eastern Premier Division campaign.
Poloc sign Chris Ngoepe Poloc sign Chris Ngoepe ( ) ZZZZ11:19 pmZZZZ
Poloc have signed South African all-rounder Chris Ngoepe as their overseas player for the 2019 campaign.
All to play for in WCL 2 All to play for in WCL 2 ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
ODI status and a place in World Cup League 2 will be decided this month, as six teams compete in the last World Cricket League Division 2 in Namibia.
Asia U19 Qualifiers set for tough battle Asia U19 Qualifiers set for tough battle ( ) ZZZZ2:04 amZZZZ
Following Nigeriaís success in claiming an ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 spot, the battle for the four remaining places heads to the Asia Qualifier in Malaysia, with six teams vying for the top spot.
Europe's Summer of Cricket Europe's Summer of Cricket ( ) ZZZZ11:11 pmZZZZ
The Menís T20 World Cup European Final, the U19 World Cup Europe Qualifier and Womenís Qualifier Europe will take place this summer.
Ferguslie sign Nkosana Mpofu Ferguslie sign Nkosana Mpofu ( ) ZZZZ8:16 pmZZZZ
Ferguslie have signed Zimbawean Nikosana Mpofu.
Ramage retires from international duty Ramage retires from international duty ( ) ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
The 60 year-old enjoyed a stellar career during his 12 years in the middle, officiating in no fewer than 35 One-Day Internationals and seven T20Iís.
Aberdeenshire announce two signings Aberdeenshire announce two signings ( ) ZZZZ4:30 amZZZZ
Aberdeenshire have confirmed details of their two overseas players for the forthcoming season.
Glenrothes return for Greaves Glenrothes return for Greaves ( ) ZZZZ4:19 amZZZZ
Glenrothes have confirmed that Chris Greaves is returning to the club as Head Coach.
Netherlands name summer squad Netherlands name summer squad ( ) ZZZZ4:01 amZZZZ
The Netherlands have confirmed their summer playing squad ahead of clashes with Scotland and Zimbabwe, and with a view to the T20 World Cup qualifying campaign in the UAE next October.
Salland return for Dalton Polius Salland return for Dalton Polius ( ) ZZZZ10:37 pmZZZZ
Salland have re-signed their West Indian star Dalton Polius for their 2019 Hoofdklasse campaign.
PNG qualify for the Men's T20 WC Qualifier PNG qualify for the Men's T20 WC Qualifier ( ) ZZZZ9:30 amZZZZ
PNG overcome Philippines and Vanuatu to cement qualification spot with PNG captain, Assadollah Vala stating: ďThe big picture for us is to qualify for the ICC Menís T20 World CupĒ
Nigeria reach first U19 World Cup final Nigeria reach first U19 World Cup final ( ) ZZZZ11:25 pmZZZZ
Nigeria secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after they beat Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia.
Flawless Nigeria on brink of history Flawless Nigeria on brink of history ( ) ZZZZ2:15 amZZZZ
Nigeria's young side is one victory away from qualifying for the 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, after yet another commanding performance in the African qualifying tournament in Namibia.
Nigeria take big step towards World Cup dream Nigeria take big step towards World Cup dream ( ) ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
Not content with stunning Namibia on the first day of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier, Nigeria held their nerve to beat Uganda, and take a big step towards the 2020 World Cup in South Africa.
Namibia bounce back thanks to Wilmot hundred Namibia bounce back thanks to Wilmot hundred ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Ramon Wilmot scored the first century of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier in Windhoek, as he helped the hosts bounce back immediately from a loss to Nigeria on day one.
Nigeria spring first surprise Nigeria spring first surprise ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
Nigeria got the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier 2019 off to a thrilling start, as they outlasted hosts Namibia on the opening day.
Plenty of surprises in store in Namibia Plenty of surprises in store in Namibia ( ) ZZZZ12:10 amZZZZ
Although there are those teams that will be regarded as favourites in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier 2019 tournament this week in Namibia, there are also several dark horses to consider.
African U19 WCQ set for exciting week African U19 WCQ set for exciting week ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament will take place in Windhoek, Namibia, over the next week, with a high standard of cricket anticipated.
Cricket's momentum builds across Europe Cricket's momentum builds across Europe ( ) ZZZZ5:11 amZZZZ
ĎLead the game like it has never been led beforeĎ was the action call in Munich this week, as 30 cricketing nations of the ICC joined forces to continue to build momentum for the sport across the continent.
Drumpellier sign Sri Lankan professional Drumpellier sign Sri Lankan professional ( ) ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
Drumpellier have confirmed the signing of Sri Lankan top order batsman Gayan Maneeshan as their professional for the 2019 season.
Boards confirm European T20 league Boards confirm European T20 league ( ) ZZZZ1:57 amZZZZ
A new European T20 cricket league has been sanctioned by Cricket Scotland to be held from 30 August to 22 September 2019, following an agreement between the boards of Cricket Scotland, Cricket Netherlands and Cricket Ireland.
Scotland to host Womenís T20 Global Qualifier Scotland to host Womenís T20 Global Qualifier ( ) ZZZZ5:25 amZZZZ
Scotland will host the ICC Womenís T20 World Cup Global Qualifier from 31 August to 7 September.
Scotland and UAE to host T20 World Cup Qualifiers Scotland and UAE to host T20 World Cup Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ10:53 pmZZZZ
Scotland will host the womenís event from 31 August to 7 September 2019 whilst UAE will host the menís event from 11 October to 3 November 2019.
Euro T20 gets green light Euro T20 gets green light ( ) ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland, the KNCB and Cricket Ireland have given the go-ahead for the T20 European League to launch later this summer.
Thailand through to global qualifiers Thailand through to global qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Thailand are through the global qualifiers for the women's 50 over and T20 World Cups after beating the UAE today.
Thailand put one foot in global qualifiers Thailand put one foot in global qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ2:37 amZZZZ
Thailand are still unbeaten as the Asian Women's Qualifier continues.
Thailand move out in front Thailand move out in front ( ) ZZZZ2:49 amZZZZ
Hosts Thailand are still unbeaten in the Asian Women's Qualifier in Bangkok.
Munsey blitzkrieg clinches series for Scotland Munsey blitzkrieg clinches series for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:38 pmZZZZ
George Munsey's brutal assault set up a 15-run series decider win for Scotland against Oman.
Nepal end UAE unbeaten run Nepal end UAE unbeaten run ( ) ZZZZ2:04 amZZZZ
UAE's unbeaten run comes to an end at the Asian Women's Qualifier but Thailand's continues.
What a difference a day makes What a difference a day makes ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
24 hours after being humiliated by Scotland, Oman bounced back with a resounding 93-win to level the three match series.
UAE and Thailand still unbeaten in Asian Women's qualifier UAE and Thailand still unbeaten in Asian Women's qualifier ( ) ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
After the third round of matches, the UAE and Thailand remain unbeaten in Bangkok.
Oh Man! Oh Man! ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
Oman were skittled today for just 24 as Scotland's bowlers wreaked havoc amongst the beleaguered hosts weak batting.
Two from two for UAE Two from two for UAE ( ) ZZZZ3:07 amZZZZ
The UAE make it two wins from two matches in the Asian Women's Qualifier.
Asian Qualifier underway in Thailand Asian Qualifier underway in Thailand ( ) ZZZZ2:24 amZZZZ
Malaysia, Thailand and UAE all win on the opening day of the Asian Women's Qualifier.
Scotland clinch Quadrangular Series Scotland clinch Quadrangular Series ( ) ZZZZ11:21 pmZZZZ
Scotland leapfrogged The Netherlands to clinch the Quadrangular Series on NRR after the pair and Ireland finished on four points.
Impressive Netherlands win again Impressive Netherlands win again ( ) ZZZZ12:45 amZZZZ
The Netherlands made it two wins from two after beating hosts Oman by eight wickets in a textbook run chase in Muscat.
Campbell delight as Netherlands start tournament with win Campbell delight as Netherlands start tournament with win ( ) ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
Netherlands coach Ryan Campbell was clearly happy as his side brushed off the winter cobwebs with a seven-wicket win over Scotland in the opening match of the Quadrangular tournament in Muscat.
Thailand hosts World Cup qualifiers Thailand hosts World Cup qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ10:23 pmZZZZ
The Womenís Qualifier Asia 2019 is the start of the qualification journey for China, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and the UAE for a place in both the T20 and 50 over World Cup Qualifiers.
Visee rockets Netherlands to win over Scotland Visee rockets Netherlands to win over Scotland ( ) ZZZZ1:17 amZZZZ
A T20 international career best 71 by Dutch opener Tobias Visee led his team to a seven-wicket win against Scotland in the opening match of the Quadrangular Series in Oman.
Bray signs contract extension with Denmark Bray signs contract extension with Denmark ( ) ZZZZ7:22 pmZZZZ
Danish coach Jeremy Bray has extended his contract with the Danish Cricket Federation, and will take on additional responsibilities.
Ich bin ein Berliner Ich bin ein Berliner ( ) ZZZZ9:35 pmZZZZ
Middlesex all-rounder Ollie Rayner could be in line to help Germany qualify for the 2020 T20 World Cup.
Scotland confirm T20 Euro League interest Scotland confirm T20 Euro League interest ( ) ZZZZ9:26 pmZZZZ
Cricket Scotland have confirmed that talks are progressing on the formation of a European T20 League which could be begin as early as this summer.
Finland and Spain agree reciprocal T20 series Finland and Spain agree reciprocal T20 series ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Spain and Finland have agreed reciprocal T20 international series to take place this year and next.
Guernsey to host European T20 final Guernsey to host European T20 final ( ) ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
The Guernsey Cricket Board have announced that they have been chosen by the ICC to host the ICC Menís T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019.
Grange to play Minor Counties Grange to play Minor Counties ( ) ZZZZ1:43 amZZZZ
Scottish champions Grange CC have announced a 40-over game against Shropshire in July, with plans for two additional matches against other Minor Counties opposition.
Shaiman Anwar leads UAE to victory Shaiman Anwar leads UAE to victory ( ) ZZZZ10:48 amZZZZ
Hosts UAE go 1-0 up in their T20I series against Nepal.
Germany announce dates for first T20Is Germany announce dates for first T20Is ( ) ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
Germany are set to play Belgium and Italy in T20Is in May.
Nigeria women win T20I series Nigeria women win T20I series ( ) ZZZZ5:26 amZZZZ
Nigeria beat Rwanda 3-2 in a women's T20I series.
Khadka century secures series win Khadka century secures series win ( ) ZZZZ6:28 amZZZZ
A maiden ODI century for Paras Khadka leads Nepal to a series win in Dubai.
Kami and Lamichhane bowl Nepal to victory Kami and Lamichhane bowl Nepal to victory ( ) ZZZZ4:22 amZZZZ
Nepal level their ODI series against the UAE in Dubai.
Double delight for Corstorphine Double delight for Corstorphine ( ) ZZZZ12:01 amZZZZ
The Scottish club has confirmed Majid Haq will skipper the side for the 2019 season, plus they have unveiled Pakistani Mohammad Saad as their professional.
UAE win low scoring first ODI UAE win low scoring first ODI ( ) ZZZZ9:32 amZZZZ
UAE beat Nepal by three wickets in the first ODI in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia win ACC Western T20 tournament Saudi Arabia win ACC Western T20 tournament ( ) ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Saudi Arabia have won the ACC Western Region T20 tournament in Qatar.
MacLeod wins ICC Associate Player of the Year MacLeod wins ICC Associate Player of the Year ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
Scotland's Calum MacLeod has been named the ICC Associate Player of the Year award.
Glenrothes switch to SPCU league Glenrothes switch to SPCU league ( ) ZZZZ12:02 amZZZZ
Glenrothes CC have confirmed their first XI will be switching from the ESCA to the SPCU for the 2019 season.
Pete Steindl to coach Carlton Pete Steindl to coach Carlton ( ) ZZZZ10:40 pmZZZZ
Carlton have appointed Pete Steindl as their Head Coach for the 2019 season.
Mark Jonkman retires Mark Jonkman retires ( ) ZZZZ10:39 pmZZZZ
Mark Jonkman has retired from domestic cricket in The Netherlands.
2019 Scottish Cup draw 2019 Scottish Cup draw ( ) ZZZZ10:26 pmZZZZ
The draw has been made for the 2019 Scottish Cup, with holders Grange starting their defence with a home tie against Greenock.
Burger appointed Scotland Coach Burger appointed Scotland Coach ( ) ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Shane Burger as Menís National Head Coach from March 2019.
Scots name squad for Oman Tour Scots name squad for Oman Tour ( ) ZZZZ4:23 amZZZZ
Scotland has announced a 14 strong squad for their first ever tour to Oman.
Michael English leaves Ferguslie Michael English leaves Ferguslie ( ) ZZZZ10:06 pmZZZZ
Michael English has signed for Ribblesdale Wanderers as their professional, while Joe Kinghorn-Gray has left RH Corstorphine to become the new player/coach at Heriots.
World Cricket League Division Two fixtures confirmed World Cricket League Division Two fixtures confirmed ( ) ZZZZ9:54 pmZZZZ
The fixtures for World Cricket League Division 2, set to take place in Namibia in April, have been confirmed.
USA becomes 105th member of the ICC USA becomes 105th member of the ICC ( ) ZZZZ7:17 pmZZZZ
The ICCwelcomed USA Cricket as its 105th Member, in what is a historical milestone for the governing body established in 2017 to unify and develop the cricket community in the USA following the expulsion of USACA.