Africe Div 2, women's qualifier and ICC meeting; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast
Russell Degnan

Africa played host to two tournaments this month, with the men's division two (8:01) and the women's T20 and/or World Cup qualifier (10:49) being played. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss them. Namibia played both Afghanistan (0:30), in the I-Cup, and Nepal (3:40) in the WCLC. In news, we mark the passing of the inspirational Tony Munro, editor of Beyond the Test World (16:29) before moving on to development matters. Amongst several issues covered are: women's development, particularly in Afghanistan (13:40); match-fixing at associate level (18:20); Nepal's suspension by the ICC (21:00); the complexities of having an independent chairman (24:10); ongoing discussions about context and structure (25:30); the ODI fund for Ireland and Afghanistan (28:50); and the Hong Kong blitz and their new sources of funding (39:35). And as usual there is bits of news from Italy, Germany, UAE, Kenya, Afghanistan, the Americas and Asia.

Direct Download Running Time 45min. 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 4th May, 2016 23:28:17   [#] 

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