WT20 review; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast
Russell Degnan

As the World T20 winds down, Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss how each of the associate teams performed, opportunities taken and missed, men (0:23) and women (16:14). There is news from Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan (21:30). A preview of Afghanistan vs Namibia in the I-Cup (25:50), a summary of the mess that is Nepal cricket and preview of their matches against Namibia (29:40), and previews of the Africa Div2 T20 (33:30), and tournaments in Belize and North West Africa.

Direct Download Running Time 37min. Music from Martin Solveig, "Big in Japan"

The associate and affiliate cricket podcast is an attempt to expand coverage of associate tournaments by obtaining local knowledge of the relevant nations. If you have or intend to go to a tournament at associate level - men`s women`s, ICC, unaffiliated - then please get in touch in the comments or by email.

Idle Summers 30th March, 2016 14:51:21   [#] [1 comment] 

WT20 preview, Vanuatu with Mark Stafford; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast
Russell Degnan

We are gearing up for a big couple of weeks of cricket. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss second half of the under 19 World cup (0:30), world T20 qualifier preview of the men (9:30) and women (16:09), and the Stan Nagaiah trophy (18:44). In news, the ICC has announced that Suriname has withdrawn from WCL5 after an eligibility investigation, and we chat to Mark Stafford from the Vanuatu Cricket Association about their promotion (20:48). We review the ICC board meeting and proposals for Test championship and bilateral structures (28:09). Russell is currently conducting a survey to submit to the ICC on these issues. Please contribute your say to the future of the Test cricket here. US cricket is seeing some investment from the CPL and Times oF India, and is potentially in line to host for WCL4 (35:30). And in regional cricket, East Asian cricket will have amen's and women's tournaments on a biannual cycle, starting in Japan in 2016. (39:30)

Direct Download Running Time 42min. Music from Martin Solveig, "Big in Japan"

The associate and affiliate cricket podcast is an attempt to expand coverage of associate tournaments by obtaining local knowledge of the relevant nations. If you have or intend to go to a tournament at associate level - men`s women`s, ICC, unaffiliated - then please get in touch in the comments or by email.

Idle Summers 6th March, 2016 21:49:21   [#] [0 comments]