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A year interrupted A year interrupted ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
A look back at associate cricket in 2020.
Scotland at the double in ICC Awards Scotland at the double in ICC Awards ZZZZ5:40 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer and Kathryn Bryce have been named as the ICC Associate Cricketers of the Decade.
HBS swoop for two South Africans HBS swoop for two South Africans ZZZZ3:42 amZZZZ
HBS Craeyenhout will have not one but two talented South African cricketers in their ranks after confirming a double swoop this week.
Mujeeb back at Middlesex Mujeeb back at Middlesex ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
Middlesex have announced that following a successful period with the club in 2019, young Afghanistan international spinner, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, will be returning to Lordís.
Shane Deitz appointed Netherlands womenís coach Shane Deitz appointed Netherlands womenís coach ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
Shane Deitz, current Vanuatu CEO, will be the coach of the Dutch womenís team from March.
Teams find out European Cricket League opponents Teams find out European Cricket League opponents ZZZZ1:42 amZZZZ
The draw and tournament format for the 2021 European Cricket League has been announced.
Snater rocks Tuskers Snater rocks Tuskers ZZZZ8:40 pmZZZZ
It was a winning return for Southern Rocks who beat Tuskers in the Logan Cup, with Shane Snater taking eight wickets.
Election of Associate Member Directors Election of Associate Member Directors ZZZZ9:41 pmZZZZ
Imran Khwaja and Mahinda Vallipuram have been re-elected as ICC Associate Member Directors and will be joined on the ICC Board by Neil Speight following an election process.
USA recruitment drive raises questions USA recruitment drive raises questions ZZZZ2:05 amZZZZ
USA Cricket's recruitment of players from around the world raises questions about the ICC's eligibility rules.
Whatmore appointed Nepal Coach Whatmore appointed Nepal Coach ZZZZ9:04 amZZZZ
The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) have unveiled Dav Whatmore as their new Head Coach.
USA delight at return of international action USA delight at return of international action ZZZZ8:43 amZZZZ
The USA Menís and Womenís National Team Captains have spoken of their joy at the return of international cricket in 2021.
2023 World Cup qualifier details 2023 World Cup qualifier details ZZZZ2:33 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the 20 rescheduled series in the pathway to the 2023 World Cup and the dates for the World Cup Qualifier.
2022 T20 World Cup qualification pathway 2022 T20 World Cup qualification pathway ZZZZ7:42 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the qualification pathway for the ICC Menís T20 World Cup in Australia which is set to take place in October and November 2022.
Dutch Super League series against West Indies cancelled Dutch Super League series against West Indies cancelled ZZZZ1:12 amZZZZ
There was further bad news for Dutch cricket fans at the weekend when it was revealed that their Super League series against the West Indies has been postponed until 2022.
U19 World Cup Qualifier details unveiled U19 World Cup Qualifier details unveiled ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the 2022 U19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, where 33 teams will compete for five World Cup spots.
Associates set to be hit by new age restrictions Associates set to be hit by new age restrictions ZZZZ4:37 amZZZZ
A ban on Under-15s playing international cricket will have a big impact on associate cricket.
2023 Women's T20 World Cup details 2023 Women's T20 World Cup details ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
The ICC have released details of the qualification pathways for the 2023 Women's T20 World Cup.
Anderson and Aslam USA bound Anderson and Aslam USA bound ZZZZ3:15 amZZZZ
Pakistan international Sami Aslam and New Zealander Corey Anderson are USA bound.
Sole signs for Oxford Downs Sole signs for Oxford Downs ZZZZ5:58 amZZZZ
Tom Sole has joined Oxford Downs CC. who play in Division Two of the Home Counties Premier League.
Knight Riders invest in Major League Cricket Knight Riders invest in Major League Cricket ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
American Cricket Enterprises has announced that the Knight Riders Group, owners of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), has agreed to a significant long-term investment in the future of American cricket as they become stakeholders in Major League Cricket.
Greaves signs for Whitburn Greaves signs for Whitburn ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
Chris Greaves has signed for Whitburn for the 2021 season.
Netherlands series against England postponed Netherlands series against England postponed ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
The Netherlands World Cup Super League series against England has been postponed to May 2022.
Associate Cricketers of the decade Associate Cricketers of the decade ZZZZ4:28 amZZZZ
The ICC is giving fans to vote for their Associate cricketers of the last decade.
Nisarg Patel action confirmed illegal Nisarg Patel action confirmed illegal ZZZZ4:07 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced that an independent reassessment has found the bowling action of USAís Nisarg Patel to be illegal and, as such, the bowler remains suspended from bowling in international cricket.
KNCB appoint new CEO KNCB appoint new CEO ZZZZ5:53 amZZZZ
The KNCB have appointed Milena van Not as their new CEO, replacing Jap Wals.
Snater signs new contract with Essex Snater signs new contract with Essex ZZZZ3:25 amZZZZ
Netherlands seamer Shane Snater has signed a new one-year deal with Essex.
USA to develop new stadium by 2022 USA to develop new stadium by 2022 ZZZZ10:04 amZZZZ
Major League Cricket has received approval from the City of Grand Prairie to begin extensive redevelopment of AirHogs Stadium as the organizationís first major cricket stadium.
Qualification process for 2022 Commonwealth Games Qualification process for 2022 Commonwealth Games ZZZZ3:23 amZZZZ
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the ICC have announced the qualification process for cricket at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 August.
Scotland cancel Ireland series Scotland cancel Ireland series ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
After careful consideration, Cricket Scotland has regretfully announced the postponement of the 5-match series versus Ireland which was to be held in La Manga next week.
Van Meekeren signs for English club Van Meekeren signs for English club ZZZZ5:14 amZZZZ
Netherlands opening bowler Paul van Meekeren will be staying in the UK after signing for Cuckney CC for the 2021 season.
Death of David Kelso Death of David Kelso ZZZZ6:35 amZZZZ
Scottish journalism has been plunged into sadness following the death of David Kelso, one of the countryís most distinguished reporters, at 63.
Romanian teenager sets new record Romanian teenager sets new record ZZZZ7:05 amZZZZ
Romanian teenager Marian Gherasim has become the youngest men's T20 international player making his debut earlier this month against Bulgaria.
USA announce youth coaches USA announce youth coaches ZZZZ10:14 amZZZZ
USA Cricket has announced the appointment of a Menís and Women's Youth Coach starting next month.
Switzerland plan ICC reinstatement Switzerland plan ICC reinstatement ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
Cricket Switzerland has notified the ICC of their intention to submit an application for Associate Membership before the end of the year.
Scotland to play Ireland in Spain Scotland to play Ireland in Spain ZZZZ5:01 amZZZZ
Scotlandís national womenís squad will travel to Spain in November to play a series of 50-over and T20I matches against Ireland.
Netherlands on look out for new coach Netherlands on look out for new coach ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
The Netherlands are looking for a new Head Coach for their Women's side.
Women's qualifiers expanding in Asia and Americas Women's qualifiers expanding in Asia and Americas ZZZZ3:51 amZZZZ
The regional qualifiers for the women's T20 world cup are being expanded.
Romania win Balkan Cup series against Bulgaria Romania win Balkan Cup series against Bulgaria ZZZZ3:07 amZZZZ
Romania beat Bulgaria in a four match T20I series to win the Balkan Cup.
KNCB name winter and Academy squads KNCB name winter and Academy squads ZZZZ10:10 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands have named both their winter and Academy squads, and are hoping - Covid-19 withstanding - to tour Namibia during the close season.
Guernsey Cricket hold awards night Guernsey Cricket hold awards night ZZZZ9:54 pmZZZZ
The Guernsey Cricket Board have held their annual awards night at the St Pierre Park Hotel.
USA targets Full Membership USA targets Full Membership ZZZZ9:38 amZZZZ
The USA Cricket Foundational Plan articulates a long-term vision for cricket to be established as a leading sport in the United States and USA Cricket to become a Full Member of the ICC by 2030.
Punjab Lions win Cyprus T20 Trophy Punjab Lions win Cyprus T20 Trophy ZZZZ7:14 amZZZZ
Punjab Lions won their first Cyprus T20 Trophy beating Riyaan by 36 runs in the decider.
Tom Sole released by Northants Tom Sole released by Northants ZZZZ7:06 amZZZZ
Scotland off-spinner Tom Sole has been released by English county Northants.
Ten Doeschate extends Essex deal Ten Doeschate extends Essex deal ZZZZ11:52 amZZZZ
Ryan ten Doeschate has extended his deal with Essex and will remain at the club until the end of the 2021 campaign.
Morgan leaves Scotland role Morgan leaves Scotland role ZZZZ10:18 amZZZZ
Grant Morgan has resigned as Scotland menís assistant coach and has returned to South Africa due to personal reasons.
Scotland to support Lloyd Scottís Ben Nevis climb Scotland to support Lloyd Scottís Ben Nevis climb ZZZZ6:00 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland CEO Gus Mackay and menís Head Coach Shane Burger will this Sunday show their support for Lordís Taverners as legendary fundraiser Lloyd Scott starts his final fundraising challenge at Ben Nevis.
Bryce sisters named in team of the tournament Bryce sisters named in team of the tournament ZZZZ3:21 amZZZZ
Scottish international sisters Kathryn and Sarah Bryce have been named in The Cricketer team of the tournament following the conclusion of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy.
Cyprus T20 Cup reaches semi-final stage Cyprus T20 Cup reaches semi-final stage ZZZZ11:55 amZZZZ
The Cyprus T20 cup has reached the semi-final stages with two mouth watering clashes set for decision this weekend.
Kalis stars but Diamonds lose final Kalis stars but Diamonds lose final ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
Dutch international Sterre Kalis scored a half century in the final of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy but it was in vain as her Northern Diamonds side lost to Southern Vipers by 39 runs.
Charity begins at home for Associate cricketers Charity begins at home for Associate cricketers ZZZZ1:20 amZZZZ
Cricketers in Gibraltrar, Scotland and Jersey are doing their bit for charity over the close season.
Malta to visit Bulgaria for T20Is Malta to visit Bulgaria for T20Is ZZZZ5:17 amZZZZ
Malta are set to visit Bulgaria for a T20I series this week.
Mixed fortunes for Celtic and Associate stars in Blast Mixed fortunes for Celtic and Associate stars in Blast ZZZZ1:23 amZZZZ
There were mixed fortunes for the array of Scottish, Irish and Dutch cricketing stars playing in the T20 Blast.
Scotland cancel Regional Series Scotland cancel Regional Series ZZZZ1:06 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland have made a decision to cancel the remainder of the Regional Series for both their men's and women's teams.
Western Warriors name squad for Scottish Regional Series Western Warriors name squad for Scottish Regional Series ZZZZ10:50 amZZZZ
The Western Warriors have named a 15-man squad for their T20 Blitz double-header against Caledonian Highlanders at Titwood this Sunday.
Central Europe Cup cancelled Central Europe Cup cancelled ZZZZ2:28 pmZZZZ
The planned Central Europe Cup tournament scheduled to be held later this month in the Czech Republic has been cancelled.
Honours even on opening day of Scottish T20 Blitz Honours even on opening day of Scottish T20 Blitz ZZZZ2:45 amZZZZ
The spoils were shared on the opening day of Scotland's T20 Regional Series with the Highlanders and Knights recording wins in contrasting matches.
Two UAE players face charges Two UAE players face charges ZZZZ6:35 amZZZZ
United Arab Emirates (UAE) players Amir Hayat and Ashfaq Ahmed have been charged with five counts of breaching cricketís anti-corruption rules and provisionally suspended with immediate effect.
Siller hoping Eagles soar high Siller hoping Eagles soar high ZZZZ5:32 amZZZZ
Well travelled coach Colin Siller is taking charge of the Eagles in the Scottish Women's Regional Series which gets under way this weekend, and he will have former Scottish and current NZ international Leigh Kasperek as his assistant.
Kamal delighted by Luxembourg success Kamal delighted by Luxembourg success ZZZZ4:45 amZZZZ
Former Malahide CC player Atif Kamal reports that Belgium won the recent T20 Tri Series (ICC approved) in Luxembourg.
Jonty Rhodes appointed Head Coach of Sweden Jonty Rhodes appointed Head Coach of Sweden ZZZZ1:27 amZZZZ
Sweden have appointed Jonty Rhodes as Head Coach in a real statement of intent by the European country.
Calum MacLeod signs for Sussex in T20 Blast Calum MacLeod signs for Sussex in T20 Blast ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
Scotland top-order batsman Calum MacLeod has joined Sussex for the remainder of this yearís T20 Blast.
Rachel Hawkins retires Rachel Hawkins retires ZZZZ1:06 amZZZZ
Rachel Hawkins (nťe Scholes) is retiring from international cricket with Scotland.
Turmaine the hero as VRA win Dutch T20 Turmaine the hero as VRA win Dutch T20 ZZZZ1:36 amZZZZ
VRA edged out Sparta in a tense T20 final with Leon Turmaine playing a key role, following up another Man of the Match display in the semi-finals.
Hairs raising stuff Hairs raising stuff ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
Ollie Hairs was certainly a man in a hurry as he helped Scotland A to a clean sweep of wins against the Performance Academy this week.
Scotland to play Regional Series matches Scotland to play Regional Series matches ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland have revealed details of both the Men's and Women's Regional Series matches which will take place later this month.
Central Europe Cup set for late September Central Europe Cup set for late September ZZZZ2:22 amZZZZ
Six teams will compete in the Central Europe Cup this month, which will be a T20I event for the first time.
Hilditch guides HCC to Topklasse title Hilditch guides HCC to Topklasse title ZZZZ12:53 amZZZZ
Although there will no trophy presented this year, that matters little to HCC and their inspirational coach James Hilditch who made sure of pole position after their win against Punjab.
Mini Revolution in Italian Cricket Rankings Mini Revolution in Italian Cricket Rankings ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
With this in mind, only Bologna, last placed in last year's Serie A, made it from the top flight.
Double success for Scotland A Women Double success for Scotland A Women ZZZZ7:32 amZZZZ
Scotland A Women returned to competitive action at the weekend with back-to-back T20 wins against North East Warriors at Hipsburn in Northumberland.
CWC Challenge League A postponed again CWC Challenge League A postponed again ZZZZ6:15 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the postponement of the second event of the Cricket World Cup Challenge League A due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
HCC finish top of league HCC finish top of league ZZZZ7:24 amZZZZ
HCC finished top of the Dutch league but won't get the trophy with no prizes for the champions in this strangest of abbreviated seasons.
Munsey delight at Hampshire deal Munsey delight at Hampshire deal ZZZZ1:27 amZZZZ
Scottish international George Munsey has been signed by Hampshire for their T20 Blast campaign.
Trouble at t'(wind)mill lad Trouble at t'(wind)mill lad ZZZZ5:02 amZZZZ
A Dutch T20 Cup game was abandoned following an incident between two players.
Easy win for Guernsey as menís T20Is resume Easy win for Guernsey as menís T20Is resume ZZZZ11:20 amZZZZ
After womenís T20Is resumed in Austria last week, the first menís T20I since March was played today in Guernsey as the hosts took on the Isle of Man in what was the first T20 International for the Manx side.
Scotland appoint first woman President Scotland appoint first woman President ZZZZ4:51 amZZZZ
Sue Strachan has entered a two-year term as President of Cricket Scotland following a virtual AGM held on Thursday.
Denmark tri-series cancelled Denmark tri-series cancelled ZZZZ10:46 pmZZZZ
A planned tri-series between hosts Denmark, Germany and Finland has been cancelled.
Scotland to play North East Warriors Scotland to play North East Warriors ZZZZ1:28 pmZZZZ
Scotland A Women will play their first fixtures of 2020 with two T20 matches against North East Warriors at Alnmouth & Lesbury Cricket Club on Sunday.
Munsey set for Hampshire deal Munsey set for Hampshire deal ZZZZ4:10 amZZZZ
Scottish international George Munsey is set to be unveiled by Hampshire for their T20 Blast campaign.
Record breaking Germany crush Austria Record breaking Germany crush Austria ZZZZ3:30 amZZZZ
Germany showed no mercy to a country that often measures itself against them in many sports, putting in a dominating performance that saw them set a slew of records.
Campbell happy with Dutch workout Campbell happy with Dutch workout ZZZZ6:32 amZZZZ
While their planned international matches may have fallen by the wayside, Dutch coach Ryan Campbell got a good look at both established and potential stars during the first three of eight scheduled regional matches.
2021 T20 World Cup to be held in India 2021 T20 World Cup to be held in India ZZZZ1:11 pmZZZZ
The ICC has confirmed that the Menís T20 World Cup 2020 that was postponed due to COVID-19 will be held in Australia in 2022. India will host the 2020 T20 World Cup as planned.
Brilliant Bukhari lights up Dutch top flight Brilliant Bukhari lights up Dutch top flight ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
He may be in his 37th year but Mudassar Bukhari showed he still has plenty of fire and talent as he was the day's top scorer in the latest round of matches in The Netherlands.
ICC Development Awards ICC Development Awards ZZZZ2:03 amZZZZ
Cricketís emerging nations are today celebrated through the ICC Development Awards where the outstanding achievements accomplished by Associate Members in 2019 are recognised.
Dutch to face Denmark (and Scotland?) Dutch to face Denmark (and Scotland?) ZZZZ7:37 pmZZZZ
August is starting to fill up with international fixtures as the KNCB announces series against traditional European rivals.
Marvellous Myburgh lights up Dutch top flight Marvellous Myburgh lights up Dutch top flight ZZZZ6:17 amZZZZ
Stephan Myburgh's brilliant century was the highlight of the third week of top flight action in The Netherlands.
ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 postponed ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 postponed ZZZZ7:23 amZZZZ
ICC confirms postponement of 2020 tournament to 2021.
Denmark set for T20I tri-series Denmark set for T20I tri-series ZZZZ7:17 amZZZZ
Denmark will host a T20I tri-series next month.
KNCB to part company with CEO Jaap Wals KNCB to part company with CEO Jaap Wals ZZZZ6:07 amZZZZ
The Board informed club delegates at the general meeting on Thursday that the CEO's contract would not be renewed when it expires in January.
T20 World Cup postponement makes sense T20 World Cup postponement makes sense ZZZZ2:48 amZZZZ
Scotland Head Coach Shane Burger has told the BBC that it makes sense to postpone the T20 World Cup.
Young guns fire in Dutch league Young guns fire in Dutch league ZZZZ5:44 amZZZZ
It was the turn of the young guns in the Dutch league to show their class after the old hands had taken centre stage on the opening week.
Windmills, Dykes and Wides Windmills, Dykes and Wides ZZZZ10:12 pmZZZZ
History is written by the victors, but in the case of Windmills, Dykes and Wides, it also to its credit records the losses, and glorious failures.
Damian Crowley excited by new challenge Damian Crowley excited by new challenge ZZZZ2:28 amZZZZ
Damian Crowley speaks to CricketEurope about a new challenge at HCC in The Netherlands, where he has settled with his wife.
Crowley makes winning start in Netherlands Crowley makes winning start in Netherlands ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Italian international Damian Crowley made a dream start to his club career in The Netherlands with a match winning run-a-ball 74 to steer his HCC side to victory over ACC.
Leverock to go back to Bermuda Leverock to go back to Bermuda ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
Kamau Leverock is returning to his native Bermuda to recuperate and gain match fitness ahead of the Australian domestic season.
Rehman smashes records in Cyprus Rehman smashes records in Cyprus ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
Rehman Ali hit 22 sixes and 24 fours in a record-breaking score of 251 in the Cyprus T20 cup.
Luxembourg to host T20I tri-series in August Luxembourg to host T20I tri-series in August ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Luxembourg will host a T20I tri-series in August as cricket returns across the continent.
Dutch competitions to start this weekend Dutch competitions to start this weekend ZZZZ5:34 pmZZZZ
With just days to go, the KNCB has finally confirmed that its 50- and 40-over competitions will begin on 4 and 5 July.
German international Craig Meschede retires German international Craig Meschede retires ZZZZ4:39 amZZZZ
German international Craig Meschede has retired from cricket due to a shoulder injury.
Dutch competitions get the green light Dutch competitions get the green light ZZZZ5:19 pmZZZZ
The Dutch government's latest announcement on the Covid-19 pandemic appears to have cleared the way for a speedy launch of national competition.
Contracts boost for Bryce sisters Contracts boost for Bryce sisters ZZZZ4:50 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland has announced that Kathryn Bryce and Sarah Bryce have signed summer retainer contracts with the East Midlands Regional Hub.
League cricket resumes in Guernsey League cricket resumes in Guernsey ZZZZ11:31 pmZZZZ
Guernsey Cricket has announced the commencement of the domestic cricket season on Tuesday 30 June with the chase for the Rozel Shield and Evening League title getting underway.
Tale of three centuries in Danish league Tale of three centuries in Danish league ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Three centuries ensured there were plenty of fireworks in the Danish league on Sunday as Nicolaj Damgaard, Aftab Ahmed and Delewar Khan reached the batting landmarks.
Scotland provide update on cricket activity Scotland provide update on cricket activity ZZZZ2:32 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland has welcomed the First Ministerís announcement to move through the route map process which will allow the return of cricket activity as part of revised exercise and physical activity guidelines.
Hermes-DVS also runs internal league Hermes-DVS also runs internal league ZZZZ7:22 pmZZZZ
Schiedam Hoofdklasse club Hermes-DVS is the latest to set up a competition to get its players back onto the field.
Mixed results for Reykjavik in Icelandic Premier League Mixed results for Reykjavik in Icelandic Premier League ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
There were mixed results for Reykjavik in the second round of the Icelandic Premier League at the weekend.
No Scotland visit for Australia No Scotland visit for Australia ZZZZ2:43 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland have confirmed the complete cancellation of their scheduled T20I clash against Australia at The Grange.
Moles fightback after losing leg Moles fightback after losing leg ZZZZ9:09 pmZZZZ
Andy Moles has always been a battler and after having had his lower leg amputated is using the set-back to raise funds for the Professional Cricketers Trust.
Dutch clubs go it alone Dutch clubs go it alone ZZZZ6:24 pmZZZZ
There may be no sign as yet of a KNCB competition, but at least four Dutch clubs have launched internal leagues to fill the gap.
Two more ICC events postponed Two more ICC events postponed ZZZZ12:26 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the postponement of series nine of the Cricket World Cup League 2 and the second Cricket World Cup Challenge League B due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong emerge from lockdown Hong Kong emerge from lockdown ZZZZ11:45 pmZZZZ
The former British dependency, now under Chinese control, has emerged virtually unscathed from the ongoing pandemic, despite being one of the most densely populated places on the planet as Head Coach Trent Johnston told CricketEurope.
Netherlands getting back in the swing of things Netherlands getting back in the swing of things ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
Despite the lack of domestic and international cricket in The Netherlands this summer, Ryan Campbell and his Dutch squad have resumed training over the past few weeks.
Cricket resuming across Europe Cricket resuming across Europe ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
Cricket comes out of its extended hibernation across Europe.
Croatia and Greece sign up for European Cricket League Croatia and Greece sign up for European Cricket League ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
Croatia and Greece have signed up to be part of the 2022 European Cricket League.
Illingworth mentors German umpires Illingworth mentors German umpires ZZZZ1:15 amZZZZ
Elite Panel umpire Richard Illingworth has been passing on his extensive knowledge to a group of German umpires.
Plunkett USA bound? Plunkett USA bound? ZZZZ6:53 amZZZZ
England international Liam Plunkett has admitted that he would give serious consideration to a future playing and coaching role with USA cricket.
Lord's remembered - Defiant Dutch stun England Lord's remembered - Defiant Dutch stun England ZZZZ6:13 amZZZZ
On this day in 2009 The Netherlands stunned the hosts England on the opening day of the T20 World Cup at Lord's. Rod Lyall was there and we reproduce his match report and analysis from the game.
Latter delight at Guernsey return Latter delight at Guernsey return ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
Guernsey CEO Mark Latter has spoken of his delight after the first cricket match in the British Isles was played on the island last weekend.
Brazil's Featherstone elected as Global Representative Brazil's Featherstone elected as Global Representative ZZZZ3:34 amZZZZ
Brazilís Matt Featherstone has been re-elected as the Global Representative of the Non-Voting Associate Members to ICCís Development Committee.
Scotland games against New Zealand off Scotland games against New Zealand off ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
Scotlandís upcoming One Day International and T20 International against New Zealand at The Grange, Edinburgh in June have been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
League and cup cricket cancelled in Scotland League and cup cricket cancelled in Scotland ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland also announces, with the agreement of the Regional Associations, that no league cricket or national cup competitions in Scotland will take place this season.
ICC put more events on hold ICC put more events on hold ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the postponement of two further qualifying events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Womenís Cricket World Cup Qualifier and the U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Europe Division 2.
Few questions and a few answers Few questions and a few answers ZZZZ2:50 amZZZZ
The KNCB Board defends its proposal to transfer $US300k. to its events subsidiary Cricket Nederland BV in the face of some searching questions from a handful of clubs.
The Dutch approach to safe junior training The Dutch approach to safe junior training ZZZZ4:00 pmZZZZ
The KNCB has published guidelines for clubs on Covid-19-safe practices as youth cricket training resumes.
Covid-19, the KNCB and the democratic deficit Covid-19, the KNCB and the democratic deficit ZZZZ4:14 amZZZZ
The cancellation of the KNCB's spring general meeting has led to an extrordinary procedure, undermining the clubs' power of scrutiny over the Board.
Czech Republic's Scott Page dies aged 52. Czech Republic's Scott Page dies aged 52. ZZZZ5:02 amZZZZ
Former Czech Republic international Scott Page has died after an accident.
All international matches in the Netherlands postponed All international matches in the Netherlands postponed ZZZZ3:56 pmZZZZ
In response to Tuesday's announcement by the Dutch government, the KNCB announces the postponement of its entire summer international programme.
Dutch men's squads announced Dutch men's squads announced ZZZZ8:04 pmZZZZ
Anticipating the eventual resumption of international cricket, the KNCB has announced its senior men's and academy squads for the coming summer.
KNCB floats some possibilities KNCB floats some possibilities ZZZZ4:09 pmZZZZ
The Dutch governing body has sketched three scenarios for the 2020 domestic season, dependent on the government's next moves.
ICC cancel more tournaments ICC cancel more tournaments ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
Eight qualifying tournaments have been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.
KNCB wrestles with Covid-19 KNCB wrestles with Covid-19 ZZZZ1:51 pmZZZZ
A memorandum from the KNCB to the clubs on Wednesday outlines the current state of planning for the 2020 season.
Scotland takes strict coronavirus measures Scotland takes strict coronavirus measures ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland today announced a number of measures for staff and international, regional, age group and domestic cricket following the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the recent governmental advice.
McKechnie calls it a day with Hong Kong McKechnie calls it a day with Hong Kong ZZZZ11:42 pmZZZZ
Hong Kong wicket-keeper batsman Scott McKechnie has retired from international cricket.
Netherlands Women confirm squad for Thailand Quadrangular Netherlands Women confirm squad for Thailand Quadrangular ZZZZ8:14 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands have named their squad to Thailand in April for a quadrangular series against Ireland, Zimbabwe and the hosts.
Peter Borren to coach Dutch A side Peter Borren to coach Dutch A side ZZZZ12:38 amZZZZ
Former international captain Peter Borren has been appointed to coach the A team and under-18 squad, the KNCB has announced.
China withdraw from Asia Cup qualifying China withdraw from Asia Cup qualifying ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak causes China to withdraw from Eastern region qualifying.
Hong Kong series against Malaysia cancelled Hong Kong series against Malaysia cancelled ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
Hong Kong's upcoming five-match T20I series against Malaysia has been cancelled.
Belgium announce busy warm-up plans for T20 qualifiers Belgium announce busy warm-up plans for T20 qualifiers ZZZZ4:10 amZZZZ
Cricket Belgium announce three home T20I series as part of preparation for their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Germany women whitewash Oman Germany women whitewash Oman ZZZZ3:47 amZZZZ
Germany women win all four T20Is on their tour of Oman.
Four Scots and Dutch to play in Pakistan Four Scots and Dutch to play in Pakistan ZZZZ3:07 amZZZZ
Two Scottish and two Dutch players will be in the MCC squad which travels to play in Pakistan next month.
Experience and promise again the blend in Dutch squad for Namibia Experience and promise again the blend in Dutch squad for Namibia ZZZZ2:18 pmZZZZ
Ryan Campbell's strategy of developing young Dutch players is again evident in his 14-man squad.
Netherlands name squad for Namibian tour Netherlands name squad for Namibian tour ZZZZ12:32 amZZZZ
The Netherlands have named a 14-man squad for their six-match tour against Namibia in March.
24 teams set for European qualifiers 24 teams set for European qualifiers ZZZZ8:52 pmZZZZ
The road to the ICC Menís T20 World Cup 2021 for 24 European teams has been confirmed, as an expanded regional qualification process for the Menís T20 World Cup is set to begin in May 2020.
T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed ZZZZ3:38 amZZZZ
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Menís T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India.
Oman player charged under Anti-Corruption Code Oman player charged under Anti-Corruption Code ZZZZ3:34 amZZZZ
Oman player Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi has been charged with breaching cricketís anti-corruption rules and has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect.
Bryce picked for Trent Rockets Bryce picked for Trent Rockets ZZZZ10:57 pmZZZZ
Kathryn Bryce has been announced as one of Trent Rocketsí domestic players in The Hundred Ė the new 100-ball competition launched by the England & Wales Cricket Board to take place this summer.
Namibia announce series against Netherlands Namibia announce series against Netherlands ZZZZ5:12 amZZZZ
Cricket Namibia have unveiled a six-match series against The Netherlands in March.
Kyle Coetzer awarded ICC Menís Associate Cricketer of the Year Kyle Coetzer awarded ICC Menís Associate Cricketer of the Year ZZZZ9:18 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer, captain of Scotlandís men, has been chosen as the 2019 ICC Menís Associate Cricketer of the Year.
Norway's BjÝrvika heading ECL way Norway's BjÝrvika heading ECL way ZZZZ9:16 amZZZZ
Norwegian champions will join the European Cricket League ranks in 2020.
The Dutch women find the going tough The Dutch women find the going tough ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
In the second of a series of articles reviewing Dutch cricket in the 2010s, Rod Lyall looks at the performances of the national womenís team.
A decade of qualified success, and a wobble A decade of qualified success, and a wobble ZZZZ9:19 amZZZZ
The Dutch menís side achieved much in the 2010s, but not without a moment where it all threatened to come apart.