Newsroom: International News 2023
Scotland WCQ games confirmed ( ) ZZZZ3:01 amZZZZ
Scotland will face great rivals Ireland and 1996 World Cup winners Sri Lanka in Group B of the ICC Men’s World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe in June.
WCQ schedule released ( ) ZZZZ2:58 amZZZZ
The schedule for the World Cup Qualifier has been released, following the confirmation of the 10 teams that will feature at the event hosted in Zimbabwe from 18 June – 9 July 2023.
Scotland name squad for World Cup Qualifier ( ) ZZZZ9:18 amZZZZ
The Scotland squad has been confirmed today ahead of the ICC World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe, which runs from June 18 until July 9.
Cricket gold again for Cambodia at South East Asian Games ( ) ZZZZ4:23 amZZZZ
Another win over Malaysia, this time in the men's T20, secures another gold. Meanwhile, Indonesia take gold in the women's sixes.
Scotand announce player contracts ( ) ZZZZ9:06 amZZZZ
In total, fourteen men’s contracts and nine women’s contracts have been issued for the current season, with varying bands recognising the needs of players and organisation.
Sri Lanka Emerging Team touring Japan ( ) ZZZZ2:29 amZZZZ
Five T20 matches to be played on the tour, forming part of Japan's preparations for T20 World Cup qualifiers.
First ever T20Is in Gibraltar highlight busy weekend of European international cricket ( ) ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
Gibraltar host men's T20Is against Malta & Portugal, French women play in Austria and Italy hosts a men's T10 tournament.
Cambodia stun Malaysia to win men's 50-over gold at South East Asian Games ( ) ZZZZ2:59 amZZZZ
An inexperienced Cambodia team beat the tournament favourites in the 50-over final at the South East Asian Games.
Grounds for optimism in Luxembourg ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
There is lot going on down Grand Duchy way – cricket wise that is
Nepal qualify for Asia Cup ( ) ZZZZ1:06 amZZZZ
Nepal beat UAE in a damp final of the ACC Premier Cup and will play India & Pakistan in the Asia Cup.
Thailand win T20I series against Zimbabwe ( ) ZZZZ11:46 pmZZZZ
A 2-1 series win in Bangkok to follow their 3-0 ODI series win.
Scotland appoint CEO ( ) ZZZZ9:58 pmZZZZ
Cricket Scotland has announced a series of key senior appointments within the organisation, including the arrival of Pete Fitzboydon as Interim Chief Executive.
Uganda and Tanzania share Victoria T20I series ( ) ZZZZ5:35 amZZZZ
A washout in the final of the five nation T20I series sees the title shared.
Thailand sweep ODI series against Zimbabwe ( ) ZZZZ4:22 amZZZZ
A 3-0 series sweep in Bangkok.
T20 WCQ fixtures confirmed ( ) ZZZZ11:54 pmZZZZ
Cricket Scotland and the ICC have confirmed the fixture schedule for the T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier, which takes place in Edinburgh across nine days in July.
ICC Award winners ( ) ZZZZ10:02 pmZZZZ
Coinciding with the United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, the ICC has revealed the outstanding programmes and performances that have been unveiled as the Regional Winners.
UAE and Canada win on final day in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
Wins over Jersey and Papua New Guinea; though USA lift trophy.
Erasmus criticises umpiring at qualifier play-off ( ) ZZZZ11:31 pmZZZZ
The Namibian captain is not happy with the standard of umpiring or the lack of TV umpires.
USA and UAE through to qualifier; Canada regain ODI status ( ) ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
Ali Khan takes 7 as Jersey beaten; Canada secure ODI status despite heavy defeat
USA and UAE out in front, as qualifier play-off nears conclusion ( ) ZZZZ10:58 amZZZZ
Papua New Guinea set to lose ODI status but all still to play for in Windhoek.
Record breaking partnership for Jersey in first ODI victory. ( ) ZZZZ11:32 amZZZZ
Josh Lawrenson and Asa Tribe break a 20-year-old record as Jersey beat PNG, whilst Canada beat UAE.
Jersey beaten again in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
A big defeat against the hosts, whilst USA beat UAE.
Namibia and Canada win in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Wins over Papua New Guinea and USA as World Cup Qualifier play-off continues.
Jersey beaten in ODI bow ( ) ZZZZ8:26 amZZZZ
A loss to Canada in the channel islanders first ODI, whilst UAE beat Papua New Guinea.
Qualifier play-off underway in Namibia ( ) ZZZZ9:46 amZZZZ
Hosts lose to USA on opening day.
Kyle Coetzer retires ( ) ZZZZ10:30 amZZZZ
One of Scotland’s greatest players, Kyle Coetzer, has today announced his retirement from playing cricket with immediate effect.
Former West Indian quick to coach Scotland bowlers ( ) ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
Scotland’s cricketers will receive West Indian experience during their historic Antigua training camp, with the presence of former international fast bowler Winston Benjamin as a coach.
Nepal complete remarkable comeback to secure qualifier spot ( ) ZZZZ10:44 amZZZZ
The fourth fastest ODI century from UAE's Asif Khan isn't enough as Nepal win in front of a raucous home crowd.
Nepal one win away from capping remarkable comeback ( ) ZZZZ2:54 amZZZZ
A rapid nine wicket win over Papua New Guinea as Nepal close in on the World Cup Qualifier.
Hong Kong go unbeaten to win quadrangular series ( ) ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
A 39 run win over Malaysia as international cricket returns to Hong Kong for the first time since 2018.
Nepal crush UAE, retain ODI status ( ) ZZZZ3:21 amZZZZ
A 177 run win keeps Nepal's qualifier dreams alive.
Scotland heading to Antigua ( ) ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
Eight Scottish internationals will face off against each other in this year’s Cool and Smooth T20 in Antigua
One down, three to go for Nepal ( ) ZZZZ3:23 amZZZZ
Nepal keep top three hopes alive with a win over Papua New Guinea.
Nepal beat UAE as CWC League 2 nears conclusion ( ) ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
A 42 run win keeps Nepal's hopes of a top three finish alive, but ends those of the UAE.
Doug Watson to coach Scotland ( ) ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland announce Doug Watson as the Interim Head Coach of the Scotland Men’s squad
Papua New Guinea play spoilsport for UAE again ( ) ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
A second win in two games as Papua New Guinea reduce UAE's chances of qualifying directly for the World Cup Qualifier.
Bermuda, Cayman Islands & Panama reach Americas final qualifier ( ) ZZZZ5:59 amZZZZ
The teams will join Canada after a successful tournament in Argentina.
Bahrain and Saudi Arabia progress in Asia Cup qualifying ( ) ZZZZ5:33 amZZZZ
The Saudis win the final of the ACC Men's Challenger Cup, but both teams progress to the Premier Cup.
Nepal qualify for Under-19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ5:05 amZZZZ
Nepal are the first associate to book their ticket to the 2024 tournament in Sri Lanka.
European Cricket League underway ( ) ZZZZ4:14 amZZZZ
Hornchurch and Farmers through after week one in Spain.
Netherlands win first women's T10 international tournament ( ) ZZZZ3:52 amZZZZ
Italy beaten in final of four-nation tournament that also involved Sweden and Gibraltar.
Isle of Man out for 10, lose series 5-0. ( ) ZZZZ2:53 amZZZZ
A record low total for the Manxmen to end a disappointing tour of Spain.
Another big chase for Nepal in CWC League 2 ( ) ZZZZ3:11 amZZZZ
A three wicket win against Namibia as Nepal chase 270+ for the third time in a week.
Scotland beaten by Nepal in latest CWC League 2 match ( ) ZZZZ7:16 amZZZZ
Michael Leask scores his maiden ODI century but Scotland lose by three wickets.
Scotland thump Namibia to secure CWC League 2 title ( ) ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
George Munsey's maiden ODI century the highlight as Scotland win by ten wickets.
Lamichhane set for controversial inclusion in ODI tri-series squad ( ) ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
The 22 year old leg-spinner is currently on bail awaiting trial for the alleged rape of a minor.
Scotland to host World Cup qualifier ( ) ZZZZ12:55 amZZZZ
Scotland will host the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup European Qualifier in July.
India claim U19 crown as England batting crumbles ( ) ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
England saved their worst two batting performances of the Tournament for the semi-final and Final and there was no ‘Great Escape - The Sequel’ today for them as India dominated the Final throughout.
Scotland name squad for Nepal tour ( ) ZZZZ7:43 amZZZZ
Jack Jarvis is the new name in Shane Burger's squad for their tour of Nepal where they will face the hosts and Namibia.
ICC awards for Erasmus and Oza ( ) ZZZZ5:31 amZZZZ
Namibia’s influential leader Gerhard Erasmus claims the ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year award, and the UAE’s all-round starlet Esha Oza secures the ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year award.
Australia too strong for UAE ( ) ZZZZ1:42 amZZZZ
A convincing, six-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates saw Australia hang on to their spot in the top two of the Super Six log in the ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup.
Early start to European international season ( ) ZZZZ3:40 amZZZZ
Spain to host Isle of Man in T20I series next month.
Rwanda stun West Indies ( ) ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
Having beaten Zimbabwe in the Group stage, the East Africans accounted for the West Indies on Sunday, to claim their biggest victory to date.
South Africa edge out Bangladesh ( ) ZZZZ5:34 amZZZZ
South Africa continued picking up form at the ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup with a well-judged, five-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Super Six League stages in Potchefstroom.
Australia claim important win over India ( ) ZZZZ5:43 amZZZZ
Australia put themselves squarely in the hunt for an ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup semi-final spot, after they defeated India by seven wickets.
Battling Rwanda beaten by New Zealand ( ) ZZZZ5:31 amZZZZ
New Zealand were forced to work hard for their victory, but they eventually prevailed by four wickets, defeating plucky Rwanda in their opening Super Sixes fixture.
Indonesia claim historic win over Zimbabwe ( ) ZZZZ11:00 pmZZZZ
The celebrations that followed each wicket were matched in ecstasy and energy by the eruption of joy when Ni Made Suarniasih claimed the winning run by three wickets.
Fraser stars as Scotland beat USA ( ) ZZZZ10:57 pmZZZZ
A remarkable, all-round performance by Scotland captain, Katherine Fraser, guided her side to a tense, five-wicket win over the USA in the Under19 Women’s T20 World Cup fourth place playoff in Benoni.
Clinical New Zealand dismantle West Indies ( ) ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
A clinical bowling display, followed by ruthless batting, saw New Zealand blow West Indies away and secure top spot in Group C of the ICC Under19 Women’s T20 World Cup at the JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom.
England overpower Rwanda ( ) ZZZZ9:50 amZZZZ
England powered into the Super Six League stage of the inaugural ICC Under19 Women’s T20 World Cup with a massive, 138 run win over Rwanda in their third and final Group B match in Potchefstroom.
Zimbabwe well beaten by Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
A comprehensive, 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe assured Pakistan of a second-place finish in Group B.
Indonesia knocked out by Ireland ( ) ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
Ireland sealed their place in the Super Sixes of the ICC Under19 Women’s T20 World Cup with a 49-run victory over Indonesia.
Rwandan Geovanis Uwase suspended for illegal bowling action ( ) ZZZZ11:47 amZZZZ
Rwanda’s Geovanis Uwase has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the Event Panel of the ICC Under19 Women’s T20 World Cup confirmed that she uses an illegal bowling action.
Bangladesh given scare by USA ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
Bangladesh survived a mighty scare by a proud United States of America (USA) team, as the Group A frontrunners eventually prevailed to maintain their unbeaten start.
South Africa beat UAE ( ) ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
South Africa held their nerve in defending a low score for the second match in a row in their 45-run victory over the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
India too strong for Scotland at U19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
India confirmed their spot at the top of Group D, as they overpowered Scotland by 85 runs.
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