The Emerging Cricket Podcast
CWCL2 series abound in the UAE

CWCL2 series abound in the UAE

March 18, 2022

With Bes still busy working the women's world cup, Tim and Nick wrap the recently concluded Cricket World Cup League 2 tri-series in the UAE involving the hosts and Namibia and Oman. They also look ahead to the next series (now underway) with UAE, Nepal and PNG. Then the news of Michael Rippon's selection for the Dutch team in New Zealand prompts Tim to reminisce about a potential repeat of an incident from 1995. 

UAE-Oman-Namibia tri-series, ECL update, MCC Law changes

UAE-Oman-Namibia tri-series, ECL update, MCC Law changes

March 11, 2022

The trio are back together and start with a look at the ongoing CWCL2 tri-series in the UAE. Then it's time to take stock of the European Cricket League as it approaches its finals week, before moving on to discuss the MCC's changes to the Laws announced this week.

CWCL2 tri-series, Ireland board meeting, Ukraine and sport’s response to crises + USA update with Nate Hays

CWCL2 tri-series, Ireland board meeting, Ukraine and sport’s response to crises + USA update with Nate Hays

March 4, 2022

This week with Bes on Women's World Cup duties, Tim and Nick meet to chat about the upcoming CWCL2 tri-series in the UAE, with the hosts joined by Oman and Namibia, and starting on 5th March. They also discuss some points coming out of Ireland's recent board meeting, and start the show by addressing the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how sports should think about responding to political crises. Then, Nick is joined by Nate Hays for an update on the board elections at USA Cricket, as well as some facilities news from Seattle.

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A wrap: the good, the bad and the ugly

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A wrap: the good, the bad and the ugly

February 25, 2022

Tickets for Australia booked for Ireland and UAE! We wrap the entire Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A and run through all the teams and other big news out of the event.

ICC Men’s T20WCQ A Preview + Dieter Klein and Venkat Ganesan of Germany!

ICC Men’s T20WCQ A Preview + Dieter Klein and Venkat Ganesan of Germany!

February 18, 2022

The global tournaments come thick and fast with the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A beginning in Oman. Tim, Nick and Bes break down the two groups before Nick sits down with Venkat Ganesan and Dieter Klein ahead of Germany's campaign!

CWCL2 matches and a thrilling tie (for most of us!) + T20WC A Qualifier and more!

CWCL2 matches and a thrilling tie (for most of us!) + T20WC A Qualifier and more!

February 11, 2022

Oman posting their highest ODI score ever only for it to be chased down, plus a thrilling tie? We were treated to some excellent League 2 cricket, if only the man on the mic thought the same. We assess the League 2 state of play and look to the first of two T20 World Cup Qualifiers, with the 'A' tournament beginning next week, also at Al-Amerat.

Comm Games Qualifier wrap, U19WC, Associates in the IPL, Nepal news and more!

Comm Games Qualifier wrap, U19WC, Associates in the IPL, Nepal news and more!

February 4, 2022

Trio reunited at last! Bes, Tim and Nick wrap a bumper period of cricket in the emerging world, looking at the Commonwealth Games Qualifier, Associates at the Under 19 World Cup, plus the men in the IPL auction and job shuffles in Nepal!

Holiday Special: Ahmed Raza

Holiday Special: Ahmed Raza

January 22, 2022

With Tim and Bes out of action, Nick is joined by EC contributor Tom Grunshaw as they interview UAE men's captain Ahmed Raza to discuss the year gone by and take stock of the game in the Emirates. Raza talks about the challenges of staying sharp in a quiet year for the national team, enthuses about the young prospects coming through men's and women's development pathways, and give his thoughts on how his side could benefit more from the cricket that is often played in the UAE. 

Tom and Nick also chat about the year gone by, and go through some highlights and lowlights from 2021.

Peter Della Penna‘s cricketing journey

Peter Della Penna‘s cricketing journey

December 17, 2021

As we approach the end of the year, this week we've delved into the interview archive to bring you a full-length chat with Cricinfo's USA correspondent and friend of the show, Peter Della Penna. Recorded last year, in this episode we hear Peter's journey discovering the game while on exchange in Australia and the winding path he took to becoming a professional cricket writer in America.

Deep Point: Dutch governance crisis (with Rod Lyall)

Deep Point: Dutch governance crisis (with Rod Lyall)

December 13, 2021

In the wake of an extraordinary general meeting of the KNCB (Dutch cricket board) called by its member clubs, Nick chats with EC's Netherlands correspondent Rod Lyall to understand the drama behind the moves and countermoves in the boardroom.

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