September 30, 2021
In the third of our four-part #ECPod special, we take a look back at Namibia's 2003 World Cup campaign, as reflected on by players, staff members, and budding young cricketers at the time who would go on and play for the country.
Taking on the force of India (and having the chance to claim Tendulkar's wicket early!), The Eagles then faced the bowling force of Australia, before a final match against fellow Associates the Netherlands with bragging rights on the line.
September 28, 2021
In the second of our four-part #ECPod special, we take a look back at Namibia's 2003 World Cup campaign, as reflected on by players, staff members, and budding young cricketers at the time who would go on and play for the country.
In episode two, we hear from players preparing for the pace of Shoaib Akhtar, facing an opposition protesting against their own country, and pushing an England outfit in a potential boilover.
September 27, 2021
In the first of a four-part #ECPod special, we take a look back at Namibia's 2003 World Cup campaign, as reflected on by players, staff members, and budding young cricketers at the time who would go on and play for the country.
In episode one, we re-visit Namibia's qualification campaign, soul-searching after the 1997 disaster, thrown into the B group, locked out of their rooms before the tournament finished, and travelling to matches in a yellow school bus in their quest for a World Cup ticket.
September 24, 2021
LOADS OF CRICKET! This week Bes, Tim and Nick look at action from the recent Nepal-USA-Oman tri-series, Maeve Douma's exploits and Zimbabwe's win in Africa, the new European Cricket Championship in Spain by our friends at the ECN, and U19 World Cup Qualifying!
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
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.
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.
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!
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.