The Emerging Cricket Podcast

ICC development Awards, News + Cricket in Brazil with Matt Featherstone Part 1!

July 31, 2020

This week's pod celebrates 6 stories from around the cricketing world, as the ICC announced its annual development awards (3:00). The boys discuss gongs awarded to Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Japan, Namibia, Finland, and Thailand, as well as taking a quick look at the rain-affected Japan Premier League (15:05). Then it's a news roundup (16:22), and Cricket Brazil's Matt Featherstone (17:36) joins the show. The interview covers a range of topics, including the origins of cricket development (19:50), their famous black t-shirts programme (24:40), the women's team (28:25), the potential benefits of Olympic participation (33:00), the challenges of growing into a mainstream sport (43:00), and cricket's unique language and culture translates to the Brazilian context.

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