WCL2, ACC T20 and QTV Sports with Tim Brooks; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast
Russell Degnan

World Cricket League Division 2 concluded with an epic final day that saw Netherlands over-take Nepal and Kenya surpass Canada to survive relegation. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss what happened and the repercussions (7:20). We also look back at the Dubai Triangular (0:32) and the Asian T20 qualifier won by Oman (3:45). Some of the repercussions were shortly over-turned by an ICC about face. We go through that and the various bits of news from the ICC meeting (37:00), the tournament schedule for the coming year (52:00), and an apparent end-game for USACA. Finally we preview the cricket world cup, and the associate prospects there-in. (60:00).

Prolific writer on associate cricket and newly appointed head of cricket for QTV sports, Tim Brooks (@cricketatlas) also comes on the show to discuss some of their initiatives and the challenges of providing tv coverage in the associate world (20:00). Some technical difficultes mean the sound quality isn't great, but it is worth a listen.

Direct Download Running Time 66min. 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 February, 2015 20:45:29   [#] 

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