Rohan Mustafa not on the T20WC plane!? We dissect all the squad news, plus Namibia's late League 2 push and a final reflection of the EAP Sub-Regional Qualifier A and the potential of cricket in the Pacific, with thoughts from a partner of the EC crew who almost loved the cricket more than Tim and Bes!
Women’s U19s Africa qualifiers, Women’s T20WC qualifiers, CWC League 2 in PNG + Vanuatu host EAP T20 qualifiers
Nick is joined this week by Tom Grunshaw, and the pair discuss Rwanda's qualification to the women's U19s world cup (making it out of a tough Africa group), and the upcoming women's T20 world cup qualifiers. They also dissect the start of PNG's CWC League 2 tri-series in Port Moresby (their first cricket at home since 2019), and then it's over to Tim and Bes, who recorded a special mini-episode in Port Vila as they watched Vanuatu's successful campaign at home in the EAP T20WC qualifiers.
With Tim and Bes in Vanuatu, Nick is joined by Emerging Cricket's USA correspondent Nate Hays to talk about the week's events. There's the upcoming T20 subregional in Vanuatu, the U19s women's qualifier in Botswana, a retirement during Namibia's home series, and of course a USA update from Nate. Then the pair wrap Nepal's 3-match one-day series against Kenya and touch on the serious allegations against Sandeep Lamichhane.
Hong Kong Asia Cup dreams, Tim David, PNG coach ’departs’, Nepal v Kenya, Dutch women make ODI return and more!
What a week! Hong Kong earn India and Pakistan matches, while we discuss the departure of Singapore's Tim David to Australia. Carl Sandri's left PNG, while Nepal are in Kenya trying to boost their T20I ranking. In Europe, the Dutch women make a long-awaited return to ODI cricket!
After we broke the news of UAE's captaincy decision last week, Bes and Nick go in detail on the decision, before a wrap of Pakistan's tour of the Netherlands, Asia Cup Qualifiers, and the chances of Associate players making teams in T20 Leagues!
Band is back together! After a developing story from UAE, the boys wrap Challenge League, Indonesia and Scotland's incredible rise to global events and pay tribute to Kevin O'Brien following his retirement!
Tim and Nick review the third day's play from Canada at the second Challenge League A series, a day where Denmark flattened Vanuatu and Canada cruised to victory over Singapore. Nick also speaks to Danish allrounder Nicolaj Damgaard.
Nick and Tim are in Canada on the Vanuatu team bus after their thrilling win over Malaysia, and are joined by match hero Jarryd Allen and commentator Andrew Leonard to discuss everything going on in King City!
Bes meanwhile wraps the news elsewhere, including the World Record feats of Gustav McKeon of France!
A lot going on! Nick on his travels meets up with EC American Correspondent Nate Hays in North Carolina, while Bes wraps up news around the world. Tim is on assignment in Canada with Vanuatu ahead of Challenge League, fulfilling both Team Manager and CEO roles!