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The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion. Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly. The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth. Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond. From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!

The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion. Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly. The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth. Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond. From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!

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The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion. Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly. The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth. Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond. From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!

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English


Episodes

Sandeep's Visa, Nepal Match Fees, Kwibuka, All-conquering Kathryn Bryce, T20 WC News and Covid Arrests!?

6/18/2021
In a jam-packed week of news and events in the Emerging world, we wrap the Kwibuka Tournament where Kenya shocked Namibia, we discuss Sandeep's visa frustrations and the disparity in pay across the men's and women's game, news on the T20 World Cup to Oman (!?), and much more!

Duration:00:56:52

Dutch ODI Super League start with Ryan Campbell

6/11/2021
Following two wins from three to begin their 2023 World Cup qualification campaign, we sit down with Dutch men's Coach Ryan Campbell to break down the action.

Duration:00:34:24

World Cup Format News, Ireland v Scotland Women's Series, Kwibuka Tournament + Chad Soper (P2)!

6/4/2021
The World Cup is no longer ten teams (from 2027)! We outline the news from the ICC, go in-depth to wrap the women's T20 series between Ireland and Scotland, preview the Kwibuka Women's Tournament and chat again to PNG All Rounder Chad Soper!

Duration:00:50:44

Dutch Super League Issues + PNG Barramundi Chad Soper (Part 1)!

5/28/2021
With The Netherlands facing a selection issue surrounding no mandatory release for English-based players, the boys discuss the red tape faced by Associates in their series preview with Ireland. We also catch up with PNG all rounder Chad Soper to discuss his unique cricket story, qualifying for a T20 World Cup, the infamous red jacket and what it means to represent one of the countries he has been able to call home. For our patrons, there's an extended Patreon special of this week's show.

Duration:00:37:24

Asian and Omani Cricket with Pankaj Khimji

5/21/2021
In the Associate and the Asian game, Pankaj Khimji is a name you're only going to hear more of. Now chairman of the Oman Cricket Board, from July 1 he'll also be the Vice President of the Asian Cricket Council under Jay Shah. In an open chat, Khimji outlines his plans for the region and talks about Oman's aspirations in the game.

Duration:00:24:16

Deep Point: ICC tournament formats with Bertus de Jong

5/18/2021
With rumblings in the media of an expansion in the number of teams at the Cricket World Cup in the next broadcast cycle, we decided to take a deeper look into what makes a good competition format. To learn more, Nick talks to Dutch cricket journalist and flowchart master Bertus de Jong about the principles of tournament design, as well as the tradeoffs involved in creating a tournament that's exciting, inclusive, and profitable.

Duration:00:37:06

'New' 14-team World Cup format, T20WC Qualifier Cancellations + Andy Moles P2!

5/14/2021
Out-of-quarantine Tim joins Bes and Nick once again to give an update from his new home, before discussing the 'new' 14-team World Cup format thrown about and the winners/losers of T20 World Cup Qualifying Cancellations. We're joined again by Andy Moles to discuss Kenya's demise and other issues in the emerging game.

Duration:00:37:16

Afghanistan's rise, Uzbekistan's birth with Andy Moles (Pt. 1) plus news from around the world!

5/7/2021
With a long and esteemed resume in the game, Andy Moles has seen a lot of emerging cricket. From close encounters with extremist groups and player revolts, and that's before his team's achievements on the field! In part one of our chat we discuss Afghanistan's meteoric rise on the international stage, and the emergence of Uzbekistan, neighbours with similar lofty ambition. Bes also wraps news around the world!

Duration:00:44:23

Namibia shine, Cricket's ESL reality, Thai changes, Comm Games + News!

4/30/2021
Death, taxes and Gerhard Erasmus making runs: life's three certainties. Bes, Tim and Nick discuss Namibia's strong showing against South Africa Emerging, and look at what cricket could possibly learn from Football's ESL condemnation. There's a new skipper for the Thai women's team, and we take a look at the challengers for the final spots up for grabs at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Duration:00:38:12

Bonus Pod: Nepal tri-series review

4/27/2021
We review the recently-concluded tri-nations series hosted by Nepal, as host Nick Skinner is joined by three members of the EC roster who've been watching each of the participating teams - Rod Lyall of the Netherlands, Nishadh Rego for Malaysia, and Dipesh Pandit, who was on the ground in Nepal.

Duration:00:28:14

Olympics, ICC Development Awards, Nepal tri-series stream and more!

4/23/2021
Tim, Nick and Bes discuss progress in the cricket Olympic movement this week, the ICC Development Awards for 2020, and discuss issues in Nepal as the T20I tri-series nears its conclusion. EC Patrons get an extended show this week! To sign up to our patreon, visit patreon.com/emergingcricket!

Duration:00:53:00

Deep Point: USA U19s nationals post-tournament review

4/16/2021
In this follow-up episode to our preview of the U19s national championships in Houston, our USA correspondent Nate Hays reflects on the tournament (which wrapped up last weekend) and the cricket on show. He is joined for a short interview by U19s player Gautam Ravindran, then for an extended discussion with ESPNCricinfo journalist Peter Della Penna and longtime US cricket observer Dave Jagernauth.

Duration:00:58:19

News around the world + Irene van Zyl in Namibia!

4/15/2021
After Bes wraps up the news in the emerging game, Tim and Nick sit down with Namibian women's captain Irene van Zyl to discuss the game in the country and the challenges of the women's game.

Duration:00:37:44

Deep Point: KNCB general meeting with Rod Lyall

4/11/2021
With the Dutch governing body (KNCB) hosting its general meeting this week, Emerging Cricket talked to Netherlands correspondent Rod Lyall for a deep dive into the tenure of outgoing Chair Betty Timmer, as well as other administrative issues set to be discussed.

Duration:00:38:59

Namibia v Uganda T20I series and Nepal with Dipesh Pandit

4/9/2021
Bes, Tim and Nick wrap the T20I series between Namibia and Uganda, before catching up with EC's Nepal Correspondent, Dipesh Pandit, to preview Nepal's upcoming home T20I tri-series and the state of the game in the country.

Duration:00:38:04

Deep Point: USA U19s national championships preview

4/5/2021
In this episode of Deep Point, we hear more from our USA correspondent Nate Hays as he is joined by ESPNCricinfo journalist Peter Della Penna and longtime US cricket observer Dave Jagernauth to discuss the upcoming U19s national championships in Houston.

Duration:01:01:41

Nepal Tri-Series Preview with Pieter Seelaar, Namibia v Uganda and ICC News!

4/2/2021
To preview the upcoming tri-series against Nepal and Malaysia we're joined by Dutch Men's Captain Pieter Seelaar, we discuss Uganda's tour to Namibia and wrap the week of Emerging Cricket news

Duration:00:49:30

The USA Cricket Tangle + Namibia News and Sandeep to County Cricket with Nate Hays

3/26/2021
We're joined by EC USA Correspondent Nate Hays (@CricFanUSA) to discuss the politics and struggles of cricket in the country, plus we wrap a big week of news, including Sandeep Lamichhane to Worcestershire, Joe Dawes resigning as PNG Coach and the return of Kenya's African Premier League.

Duration:00:51:05

ICC CEO Movement, 8-year Bans, Auty Cup Return and Tim's Vanuatu Gig!

3/18/2021
In a big week in the emerging game, we congratulate Tim on his appointment of Vanuatu CEO, discuss the rumblings from the ICC and their own CEO, highlight the punishment for those involved with fixers and celebrate the return of the Auty Cup, the game's oldest international rivalry.

Duration:00:51:38

EC Breaking News + Kevin O'Brien (Part 2)

3/12/2021
At the top of the show, we're excited to deliver some breaking news on one of our very own, before sitting down again with Kevin O'Brien to discuss Ireland's Full Membership, their friendly rivalry with Afghanistan and his future plans post-career.

Duration:00:43:30