The Emerging Cricket Podcast

T20WC Postponement, news + Kimber Pt 2!

July 24, 2020

Tim, Nick and Bes return to react to the news of the T20 World Cup (02:10), among other ramifications in the global game as we still battle a pandemic. The boys take a look at two more South Africans signed to deals in the USA (09:15), before Bes wraps news (17:25) with updates from Rod Lyall and Craig White. Following that Tim and Nick talk to Jarrod Kimber (21:50) in part two of their chat!

 

Our picks of Jarrod's best articles:

 

Tim's picks:

 

The Shahid Afridi of Kansas: Mohebullah Archiwal's story of how cricket took him from war-torn Afghanistan to middle America (2017):

http://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/1118422/the-shahid-afridi-of-kansas

 

Emma Lai Walks on the grass: The story of the cricket-club waitress who was playing for her national team within a year of picking up a bat for the first time (2017):

https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/18731161/jarrod-kimber-emma-lai-waitress-turned-cricketer

 

Nick's favourites:

 

Borren's Boys: A profile on the Dutch captain completed after his team's fighting win over Hong Kong (2017):

https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/18710103/jarrod-kimber-peter-borren-netherlands

 

Wild Thing: Shaun Tait bowled to the left, he bowled to the right, and nearly a decade ago, he bowled a frightening spell with all his might (2015):

https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/920605/wild-thing

 

Point fielders with gloves: Wicketkeepers are batting better than ever before, but it's time for them to go back to what they were best at (2015):

https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/1083622/point-fielders-with-gloves

 

Jarrod's selections:

 

The master of Mombasa: From a small city in a cricketing backwater emerged Aasif Karim, a taker of big wickets (2015):

https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/900135/the-master-of-mombasa

 

Sreesanth: the story of a fall: How the clown prince of Indian cricket is fighting his way back after a jail sentence and a ban for spot-fixing (2019):

https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/1204180/sreesanth--the-story-of-a-fall

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