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Emerging.Cricket's podcast brings you news and views from beyond the Test world.




Oman series, South American Champs, Malaysia-Vanuatu T20Is; interviews with Jeanette Garcés González and Tim Wigmore

The boys take off with a film review for Ad Astra before landing the EC spaceship back on topic as they discuss the 5-way T20I series in Oman, with the hosts joined by Ireland, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Nepal. The team then moves on to the recently-concluded South American Championships, where Argentina took out the men's competition and Brazil were the women's champions. Nick also has an interview with Chile women's captain Jeanette Garcés González. Conversation shifts to the...


BONUS: T20 cricket with Tim Wigmore

Tim Cutler speaks to Tim Wigmore of The Telegraph on his new book Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, co-authored with Freddie Wilde. The pair discuss the potential of short format cricket in building the game, and the success stories of emerging players in T20 cricket. For more content make sure to join our Patreon cause at, where you can help us build the emerging game for as little as $2 a month.


Singapore Tri-Series, Challenge League and T20WCQ with Russ Degnan

The boys are joined by Russ Degnan (@Idlesummers) to discuss on-field action and the new tournament formats in the emerging game. After wrapping the Challenge League leg in Malaysia, the group discusses Singapore's tri-series with Nepal and Zimbabwe, where Singapore made headlines by beating Zimbabwe - their first triumph over a Full Member. The boys look forward to the T20WCQ and give predictions and wrap with news to end the show!


Tri-series galore, Women's East Asia Cup & Challenge League with Bertus de Jong + Cricket in Peru with Samantha Hickman

Bertus de Jong makes his return to the EC Podcast, giving thoughts on the multiple tri-series around the world. BdJ sticks around for Challenge League and Women's East Asia Cup chat, and Dan Kelly chats with Samantha Hickman about cricket in Peru and the South American region (full version coming soon to Patreon).


Anshy's Indian dream, more Hong Kong troubles, positive Nepal news and ACC U19s

In two Hong Kong stories broken at Emerging Cricket last week by Tim Cutler, the boys meet to discuss Anshuman Rath's quest to crack Indian cricket, as well as the revolt within the national team, leaving their T20 World Cup Qualifier campaign in disarray before a ball is bowled. After Tim gives us his pearls of Hong Kong wisdom, we turn our attention the Asia Cup U19s where UAE, Nepal and Kuwait all competed. Finally the boys look at Nepal in depth, discussing the new EPL TV rights deal,...


Terrific Thailand in first World Cup, Ryan Campbell talks Dutch cricket and Afghanistan's Test triumph in Bangladesh

While most had predicted that Thailand would proceed from the global play off, the EC team are no less excited to wrap the event which saw the emergence of Sornnarin Tippoch's side from world record holders to World Cup qualifiers. Firstly though, Ryan Campbell joins us to talk about the recent selections made for the men's T20 World Cup qualifier. Afghanistan's victory in the one-off Test in Bangladesh is also touched on and we preview the USA hosted CWC League 2 tri-series with Namibia...


Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier preview, European Continental Cup and cricket in Bermuda with Neil Joynson

The Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier draw has been released so the team dissects the group match ups and makes their predictions for the UAE hosted event which runs from 18 OCT - 2 NOV. Bermuda correspondent Neil Joynson (@OpeningStatsman) joins the podcast (in his Bermuda shorts) from the North Atlantic island to give us his perspective on the recent T20WC Qualifiers there and how he thinks the team will fare in the global T20 World Cup qualifier. With more countries taking advantage of...


Life Bans for HK Players, Namibia v Botswana, Women's T20 Qualifiers Predictions & News (Ep 21 Part 2)

Part 2 of our huge show this week. The boys look at Namibia's emphatic T20 series win over Botswana, and the bans of Hong Kong brothers Irfan and Nadeem Ahmed for life and Haseeb Amjad's five-year sit out. The trio also make their predictions for the Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier, where the Thailand looks to continue their meteoric rise in the game. Stay tuned for news on our full length chat with ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna.


Americas T20 World Cup Qualifier with Peter Della Penna (Ep 21 Part 1)

In part one of a bumper show this week, the boys discuss the Americas Qualifier for the T20 World Cup, where Bermuda upstaged a more-fancied American side to steal a Global Qualifier spot, with Canada finishing in top spot. ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna stops by to give his thoughts from being on hand in Bermuda, in a snippet of his chat with us (our full conversation with him is coming soon so stay tuned).


Euro T20 Slam ends before it begins, Scotland ODI Tri Series, Women's T20 Qualifying and Finland v Spain T20 Series

Another cracker of a show where Nick, Tim and Bes start proceedings by conducting a post-mortem of the dead 2019 Euro T20 Slam. The team then wraps the first tri-series of Cricket World Cup League 2 between Scotland, Oman and PNG, where Scotland and Oman both claimed three wins from their four matches. We also hear from Kyle Coetzer to give us his thoughts on the series. The group then look to the Women's T20 World Cup global qualifier in Scotland, where two of the eight competing teams...


Canada GT20, Scotland Tri-series, EPL and more with Anshy Rath and Kyle Coetzer

The boys are joined by Hong Kong captain Anshy Rath and Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer as they discuss the goings on in Canada where both played in the Global T20 in Brampton. We talk to Kyle as he prepares for their home tri-series with Oman and PNG this week and get Anshy's prediction, before we discuss the Americas men's T20 World Cup qualifier and the Everest Premier League, which has been moved to February and March, and both players have played in. Bes then rounds up the show with...


Continued Zimbabwe fallout, U19 European Qualifiers, Women's T20Is in France, North American Tribulations and Bermuda's Cup Match

A jam-packed episode this week as the boys discuss a range of goings on all over the Emerging world. We continue to cover the fallout of Zimbabwe's suspension, where their loss is Nigeria's and Namibia's gain, as they enter the global T20 World Cup Qualifiers in the men's and women's competitions respectively. We take a look at Scotland's win at the European U19 World Cup Qualifiers, and both UAE/Netherlands and Czech Republic/Hungary T20 series. The boys also discuss issues at the...


Asia T20 WC Qualifier wrap, Gallant Ireland, European Cricket League and the death of the HK SIxes

The boys tackle a range of cricketing action, from Ireland's effort against England in their Test match, to the action at the European Cricket League, where eight domestic champions of Europe captured the hearts of many around the world. No one stole the show more than new fan-favourite Romanian Pavel Florin, who we hear interviewed at the tournament. We also wrap the Asian T20 World Cup Qualifier, where Singapore did their homework to beat out Nepal and others for a spot at the Global...


Zimbabwe suspended, Euro T20 Slam draft, HK T20 Blitz to be scrapped

We talk about the ICC’s decision to suspend Zimbabwe cricket, its effect on the sport in the nation, and globally The Euro T20 Slam squads are dissected, and again, the team bemoans the lack of Associate overseas players. Our GT20 Canada previews covers off the teams and the challenges at a new facility in Brampton. And what was once described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of HK Cricket, then HK T20 Blitz is set to be axed. We also speak to Mexico Cricket Association Secretary Craig White...


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