Tag Archives: ICC

Test Status and the next Big Thing

Unless you’ve been living in a cave this past week, you’ll know that the ICC have confirmed Full Member status for Ireland and Afghanistan, making them the 11th and 12th Full Members and the first since Bangladesh in 2000. For … Continue reading

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Striking a Balance

As regular readers of ths blog will know I have been a strong critic of the ICC’s decision to reduce the number of teams at the 50 over World Cup to 10 from 2019.  This does nothing to grow the … Continue reading

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The Olympic Argument

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last couple of weeks you will know that the Olympics have just concluded in Rio. Now when it comes to the sports that should be included, I have to admit I’m … Continue reading

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Florida Rising

In the next 24 hours the Caribbean Premier League will be playing the first of six matches at the Broward Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This set of matches, the culmination of the group stages of the tournament, will be … Continue reading

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Inching Towards Context

As regular readers of this blog will know (if there are any), my consistent and main gripe with the cricket world is the lack of context with regards to Test Matches and ODIs. The latter has a World Cup every … Continue reading

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Mankad Mayhem – U19 World Cup Review

The recently concluded Under 19 World Cup was full of surprises, major upsets and a piece of controversy that made headlines and reopened the somewhat tiresome ‘spirit of cricket’ debate which everyone seems to be obsessed with. More of that … Continue reading

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Mixed News from the ICC Annual Conference

So the ICC Annual Conference took place in Barbados last week. You may be forgiven for not realising as the ICC are not forthcoming with details about what goes on at such conferences. The paucity of their media releases are … Continue reading

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