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Ireland v Zimbabwe, Nepal v Malaysia, Pacific Games, USA Shuffles and more with Tasneem-Summer Khan

The boys are joined by Tasneem-Summer Khan (@summeryael on Twitter), who was part of the commentary team for the Ireland/Zimbabwe series. Despite the thrilling World Cup final the group bemoan the tournament format, before discussing Zimbabwe's tour of Ireland, Nepal's visit to Malaysia, Americas U19 World Cup Qualifying and the Pacific Games in Samoa, where scorecards have been tough to uncover. The group also look at Denmark's two T20s against Finland, USA admin changes and the Criiio...


The European Cricket League, with Daniel Weston

In a not-to-be-missed chat Daniel Beswick (@dgbeswick1) sits down with ex-tech founder, global macro hedge fund manager, German men’s national team member and founder of the European Cricket League, Daniel Weston. Weston explains the process of founding the ECL, as well as starting up German Cricket TV and the European Cricket Network. From buying 18 Go Pros to broadcast action of the national team, to the explosive growth of German clubs around the country, Weston details his elaborate...


Women's Euro T20 Qualifiers, Ireland v Zimbabwe, Euro T20 Slam and ECL snippet with Daniel Weston

The boys wraps up the Women's Euro T20 World Cup qualifier, where the last entrant for the Global qualifier was locked up. We review Ireland's 'greensweep' of Zimbabwe, and discuss two separate European competitions coming up - the Franchise Euro T20 Slam and the European Cricket League, where 8 of Europe's domestic champions battle it out in La Manga. For our ECL chat, we play a snippet of our chat with Daniel Weston, the founder of the league.


Episode 13 Part 2 with Peter Della Penna

Part 2 of our two-part special with ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna. The team and Peter discuss Afghanistan's World Cup campaign, the Global Canadian T20 and round up other news bits and pieces from the Emerging Cricket world.


Episode 13 Part 1 with Peter Della Penna

Part 1 of a two-part special with ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna. The team and Peter discuss Men's European T20 Qualifiers, Zimbabwe's Tour of the Netherlands, the Kwibuka Women's Tournament and more.


Netherlands coach Ryan Campbell on beating Zimbabwe & the Euro T20 Slam

New recruit Dan Kelly (@djkelly0) chats with Netherlands head coach Ryan Campbell after their successful ODI and T20I series against Zimbabwe, building the next generation of Dutch stars and what the Euro T20 Slam means for cricket in the nation


Japan in the U19 CWC, USA T20 Lawsuit and Afghanistan's poor World Cup

In a bumper episode, we cover the sensational events in Japan where the PNG U19 team forfeited their last match, Afghanistan's winless World Cup, the T20 World Cup Europe Finals and the upcoming Netherlands v Zimbabwe ODI & T20I series. We also speak to Japan head coach Dhugal Beddingfield after the country qualified for its first global ICC event after the Sano-hosted East Asia Pacific U19 Qualifier.


8. Cricket in Mexico, with Craig White, Central American Championships and the effect of T20I status

Nick (@HeliocentCric) speaks with Craig White (@YourManInMexico) who is secretary of the Mexico Cricket Association. He talks about developing cricket in the country, the time Fred Trueman played in Mexico, and the work that went into organising the recent Central American Championships, where Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and the MCC travelled to Reforma Athletic Club. Both men's and women's events were run concurrently.


CWC League 2, CPL draft list, another Sandeep rant, Women's qualifiers and a tournament in Mexico.

The team looks at the all-ODI Cricket World Cup League 2 draw and the CPL draft. Rashid Khan looks to be triple booked. There have been ICC Women's Qualifiers completed in Africa and East Asia Pacific, and the men's Africa T20 World Cup Qualifier has started in Uganda. The Central American Championship were played in Mexico last month and Ireland & Scotland are both hosting some full member fixtures, including a match against England that Ireland could've won. ...and Bes has another rant...


7. Cricket in Uganda, with Denis Musali

We continue our series of chats to those growing cricket in the sport's new world with Daniel Beswick (@dgbeswick1) speaking to Denis Musali, Head of Digital Communications of Cricket Uganda. Denis represented Uganda at two U19 World Cups, playing against a golden age of youth international cricketers, with many taking part at the upcoming Cricket World Cup. While bemoaning the smaller 2019 World Cup, Denis discusses the state of Ugandan cricket and shares stories of playing some of the...


The Barramundi Miracle | Final Round Wrap. Namibia and PNG clinch the last two ODI spots.

We wrap the last day of consequential action from Windhoek, and what a day it was! PNG came from a seemingly insurmountable position to qualify, thanks to a huge win over Oman and an obdurate finish from USA against their neighbours to the north, denying Canada ODI status by four runs.


WCL2 match day four wrap with Bertus de Jong

From the balcony of Wanderers, the team review the World Cricket League Division Two action after four of five completed rounds where Oman and USA have secured ODI status and their spots in Cricket World Cup League 2. There is a four-way fight for the last two berths; Namibia has a win and NRR advantage over Hong Kong, Canada and PNG - all three sides on a solitary victory. The last round sees all sides in the top half up against those in the danger zone of the bottom three, setting up a...


Windhoek LIVE WCL2 with special guest Bertus de Jong

Join the EC team live - well, uncut - from Windhoek after day two of the crucial World Cricket League Division 2. Joined by special guest, Bertus de Jong, we analyse the first two days of action where we've seen Oman climb to an early lead on the points table, four teams 1-1 and Canada languishing in sixth without a victory. We saw one of the best Associate cricket (if not all international cricket) tournaments here last year, but this year has even more on the line.


Part 2 - Victoria Tri-series. UAE in Zimbabwe. EC Mailbag debuts

We close out EC Pod 7 with a review of the Uganda-Kenya-Zimbabwe women's "Victoria Tri-series", we talk about the first ODI between UAE & Zimbabwe and answer your questions from the EC Mailbag for the first time!


Our World Cricket League Two preview & prediction pod. Part 1 of 2 of a bumper edition.

Bes, Nick & Cuts take a deep dive into the final World Cricket League event: WCL2 gets underway in a week's time from Namibia's capital Windhoek. Canada, Hong Kong, Oman, PNG, USA and the hosts will fight out for the final four places in the ICC's new all-ODI "Cricket World Cup League 2". The bottom two will slot into the new CWCQ Challenge League. Hear the team's take on each of the teams and the players to look out for as well as everyone's final placings predictions.


Asghar sacked as Afghan skipper. The disappearing cricket event. Women's cricket events in Africa & La Manga hosts a joint Scottish men's / women's training tour.

We digest the shock sacking of Afghanistan's longstanding skipper Asghar Afghan (form. Stanikzai). We try to solve the case of the disappearing Kenya T20 tournament. There's a lot of women's cricket happening in Africa as Namibia hosts Botswana - and Kenya & Zimbabwe play the Lady Cricket Cranes in Uganda. La Manga hosts the Scottish men and women for a joint training tour as well as an Estonia, Malta, Spain T20 series. We also touch on the NZ-Asia indoor champs in Singapore.


The Beswick Sandeep Rant. Nigeria in the World Cup. PNG win EAP qualifier. USA continue to fire. Cricket expanding in west Japan.

Bes gets his chance to have his rant about Delhi not picking Sandeep - and was vindicated when he was finally selected after the podcast was recorded. We also dissect the EAP T20 World Cup qualifier, Nigeria's U19s make the country's first global cricket event and the USA close out their UAE tour with more impressive performances across the squad. Nick speaks to Dhugal from Japan Cricket Association about the expansion of the game in Kaizuma in partnership with the government to develop a...


Afghanistan v Ireland series wrap. USA in the UAE & Sandeep’s PSL.

The EC team give their thoughts on Afghanistan’s maiden Test victory in their just concluded series with Ireland; Team USA continues to impress in the UAE; and rain threatens the EAP T20 World Cup Qualifer. They also review Sandeep’s PSL; and look forward to WCL2 next month in Namibia. And kids, don’t oil your bat before you sand it!


The Loop #7 | Afghanistan first win. USA in UAE. EAP T20 under threat. New Namibia skipper.

All you need to know in under two minutes! - Afghan Test win - USA first win on UAE tour - PNG rain - Erasmus appointment


The Loop #6 - Irish draw ODI series with Afghanistan & USA's T20I debut.

Get your update on the emerging cricket world in less time than an ad break. We spoke with Ireland men's captain William Porterfield leading into today's Test and Bes also gives you an update on the East Asia Pacific Region T20 World Cup Qualifiers next week and USA T20I debut later today against UAE.