The Emerging Cricket Podcast
Japan‘s success and heartbreak with Alan Curr + news around the world!

Japan‘s success and heartbreak with Alan Curr + news around the world!

September 17, 2021

After wrapping a smorgasbord of emerging cricket action, Bes, Nick and Tim chat to Alan Curr, Head of Operations at the Japan Cricket Association. Discussing the rise of the game in his country, culminating in an U19 World Cup experience, Alan laments the decision of PNG progressing to the next tournament after the cancellation of East Asia Pacific Qualifying 

Deep Point: climate change and player health with Dr. Liz Hanna

Deep Point: climate change and player health with Dr. Liz Hanna

September 14, 2021

Following our interview with the ACF's Paul Sinclair, Nick Skinner talks to Dr. Liz Hanna in more detail on some of the science around climate change and the implications for player health as the planet warms. Dr. Hanna is Honorary Senior Fellow at the ANU's Climate Change Institute, as well as Co-Chair of the Environmental Health Working Group in the World Federation of Public Health Associations.

CWCL2 preview, Women‘s T20WC, Rankings and Qualification, SIX SIXES and Paul Sinclair on Climate Change

CWCL2 preview, Women‘s T20WC, Rankings and Qualification, SIX SIXES and Paul Sinclair on Climate Change

September 10, 2021

Hope you like cricket, because there is plenty of it! We preview upcoming League 2 action to come, African T20WC qualifying and discuss the infinitesimal figures denying Vanuatu a spot through to the next T20WC Qualifier PLUS we talk to Paul Sinclair on climate change's effect on cricket. 

Some resources from Paul and the ACF:

More information on the UN's Sports for Climate Action initiative.

More information on the impact of climate change on cricket.

How clubs can help by installing solar panels.

The Hit For Six Report.

Afghanistan and its cricket with Shafiq Stanikzai

Afghanistan and its cricket with Shafiq Stanikzai

September 3, 2021

In a special #ECPod, the boys are joined by former Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai. Shafiq sheds light on the current political happenings in the country, and outlines the immediate future of Afghan cricket during the uncertainty.

Women‘s T20WC Europe Qualifier Wrap, Thailand tour of Zimbabwe + News

Women‘s T20WC Europe Qualifier Wrap, Thailand tour of Zimbabwe + News

September 3, 2021

It's a #ECPod double act this week, with two shows! Nick and Bes wrap up the recent Europe Qualifier where Scotland prevailed, and review Thailand's T20I series win over Zimbabwe. We also look at Sweden's series with Norway, where Nick thinks we may have seen a first in the women's T20I game!

Liam Plunkett interview on his signing for USA‘s Major League Cricket

Liam Plunkett interview on his signing for USA‘s Major League Cricket

September 1, 2021

The 2019 Men's World Cup-winning fast bowler, Liam Plunkett has announced that he will be relocating permanently from the UK to the USA where he has signed a contract with Major League Cricket.

EC USA Correspondent Nate Hays talks to Plunkett about the reasons behind the move, and asks him about his future in the game, as well as what he sees on the horizon for cricket in the United States and beyond.

Women’s T20WC Qualifying, U19WC News, Thailand Tour, Emerging Player Franchise Signings and More!

Women’s T20WC Qualifying, U19WC News, Thailand Tour, Emerging Player Franchise Signings and More!

August 27, 2021

Huge week in the emerging game! Bes and Nick tackle stories from all over the world, with a Europe T20WC Qualifier beginning, Thailand on tour, changes to the U19 Cricket World Cup, and a number of Associate players making waves across cricket's domestic leagues!

Deep Point: On and off the field in the Netherlands with Rod Lyall

Deep Point: On and off the field in the Netherlands with Rod Lyall

August 26, 2021

Full episode on Patreon! Nick speaks to EC's Netherlands correspondent Rod Lyall about the weekend's upcoming action at the pointy end of the Dutch domestic season. There's the T20 semis and grand final, as well Topklasse semi-finals - though a cloud hangs over the Topklasse matches with some acrimonious drama over an alleged incident of racial abuse on the field. 

T20WC First Round, Namibia’s Charge, News + ICC Politics with Tristan Lavalette

T20WC First Round, Namibia’s Charge, News + ICC Politics with Tristan Lavalette

August 20, 2021

The boys run the magnifying glass over the First Round T20WC groups (and the finishing spot technicalities), before discussing Namibia's chances after obliterating a Zimbabwean Emerging Team at home.

Bes wraps the news before Nick sits down with Tristan Lavalette of Forbes to discuss ICC politics.

Cricket’s Olympics bid, Thailand’s WC plans, News plus Anuradha Doddaballapur Part 2!

Cricket’s Olympics bid, Thailand’s WC plans, News plus Anuradha Doddaballapur Part 2!

August 13, 2021

As the Olympics draws to a close, the ICC has put forward its bid to be included in all the fun, and Bes, Nick and Tim discuss its chances. The boys look at Thailand's bold bid to qualify for the upcoming World Cup, wrap news, plus hear again from Germany all-rounder Anuradha Doddaballapur!

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