Worldwide News 2020
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.