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Ireland
Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (1) Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (1) ZZZZ1:13 amZZZZ
In the first of a two part series, we ask leading Irish cricket experts which 15 they would take to the World Cup.
Ryder returns for New Zealand Ryder returns for New Zealand ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Jesse Ryder is recalled to international cricket for games in the UAE next month.
Irish Senior Cup revamp on the cards Irish Senior Cup revamp on the cards ZZZZ7:53 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland met yesterday to discuss radical plans to transform the countryís leading club competition.
Ireland hopes for Rankin return look doomed Ireland hopes for Rankin return look doomed ZZZZ1:26 amZZZZ
Ireland's hopes of securing Boyd Rankin's return for the World Cup look to be over after he was named in the England Lions squad to visit South Africa.
Ralph Coetzee - never played on a losing Ireland side Ralph Coetzee - never played on a losing Ireland side ZZZZ1:01 pmZZZZ
An outstanding all round cricketer. His powerful left handed batting in the upper middle order could take a game away from the opposition in the space of a few overs, while his accurate orthodox slow left arm tested the best batsmen.
Larkin to make NSW debut Larkin to make NSW debut ZZZZ11:56 amZZZZ
Ireland and North Down player Nick Larkin to make debut for New South Wales.
Ireland to play double header against New Zealand A Ireland to play double header against New Zealand A ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Ireland's cricketers will play two games against New Zealand A in the UAE next month.
A look back at the career of Jack Short A look back at the career of Jack Short ZZZZ1:38 pmZZZZ
Jack Short was an aggressive, yet stylish, opening batsman. Likened by former Irish Times cricket correspondent, the late Sean Pender, to Graham Gooch or Colin Milburn, he resembled, to bring the analogy up to date, a right handed version of the great Australian opener Matthew Hayden.
Ireland taught harsh lesson Ireland taught harsh lesson ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
IRELANDíS players got a taste of what they can expect at next yearís World Cup finals as their acclimatisation tour ended with a third straight defeat.
Wilson positive despite nightmare tour Wilson positive despite nightmare tour ZZZZ7:14 pmZZZZ
GARY Wilson will tomorrow complete two visits to New Zealand and he has yet to play a game of cricket. The Surrey professional has been the forgotten man on Irelandís pre-WorldCup acclimatisation tour, so badly affected by injuries and withdrawals.
Scotland
Dabengwa returns to Ferguslie Dabengwa returns to Ferguslie ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
Ferguslie Cricket Club have re-signed Keith Dabengwa as their professional for next season.
John Blain appointed Grange coach John Blain appointed Grange coach ZZZZ3:19 pmZZZZ
Former Scotland internationalist John Blain has been appointed as player/coach of Mazars Grange Cricket Club for next season.
Cricket Memory Project Cricket Memory Project ZZZZ7:39 amZZZZ
The Memories Cricket Club held its first meeting at The Tryst in Stenhousemuir on October 28.
Scotland lose final tour match Scotland lose final tour match ZZZZ9:24 amZZZZ
A century by Kyle Coetzer is in vain as Scotland lost to Otago by 67 runs in their final tour match.
Scotland defeat Wellington by 91 runs Scotland defeat Wellington by 91 runs ZZZZ8:35 amZZZZ
Scotland easily defeated Wellington by 91 runs in the penultimate match of their tour to Australia and New Zealand.
Cricket in the East Cricket in the East ZZZZ8:54 amZZZZ
A history of ESCA cricket from 1953 to 2014 written by well-known author and cricket enthusiast David W Potter.
Battling Scotland lose to Canterbury Battling Scotland lose to Canterbury ZZZZ4:06 pmZZZZ
Scotland lose high scoring affair against Canterbury in latest game of the acclimatisation tour.
Scotland lose in final ball thriller Scotland lose in final ball thriller ZZZZ9:05 amZZZZ
Scotland lost by one run against New Zealand as the match went down to the final delivery at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.
Scotland returns to New Zealand Scotland returns to New Zealand ZZZZ3:49 pmZZZZ
Scotland has returned to Christchurch, the scene of its historic ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2014 victory, as it continues its preparation down under for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Scotland bounce back to defeat Tasmania Scotland bounce back to defeat Tasmania ZZZZ11:49 amZZZZ
Matthew Cross hit an unbeaten 64 as Scotland defeated Tasmania by ten runs in a tense match to record their first tour victory and square the series.
Cricket Scotland Womenís awards night Cricket Scotland Womenís awards night ZZZZ10:42 amZZZZ
The Cricket Scotland Womenís awards night took place on Saturday 27th September at Stirling County Cricket Club.
Smith resigns as CEO of Cricket Scotland Smith resigns as CEO of Cricket Scotland ZZZZ5:22 pmZZZZ
RODDY Smith claimed a consistently successful national team is the key to the long-term health of Scottish cricket.
Netherlands
Topklasse Season Review [Part 1] Topklasse Season Review [Part 1] ZZZZ9:22 pmZZZZ
Ashwin Kumar reviews this seasonís Topklasse beginning with the top four.
Calls for revised Topklasse format gain little traction Calls for revised Topklasse format gain little traction ZZZZ6:45 pmZZZZ
Calls for a return to a ten team Topklasse and Sunday senior cricket gained little traction at last week's meeting. Bertus de Jong argues that this is no bad thing.
Van Eck looks to reopen Topklasse debate Van Eck looks to reopen Topklasse debate ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
Former Chairman Henk van Eck has penned an open letter to the KNCB reopening the debate on the format and scheduling of the Topklasse.
Quick retain Topklasse Title Quick retain Topklasse Title ZZZZ6:43 pmZZZZ
Quick Haag claimed their second consecutive national championship with a thrilling home victory over Dosti Amsterdam on Saturday.
Quick go one up in see-saw first final Quick go one up in see-saw first final ZZZZ5:03 pmZZZZ
Quick Haag won the first of the best-of-three Topklasse finals series away at Dosti, with two home games to play.
50 years agoÖ 50 years agoÖ ZZZZ10:51 pmZZZZ
50 years ago today the Netherlands recorded their first win over a full member. Bertus de Jong looks back on a famous victory.
Hermes send HCC down as HBS best VCC to secure promotion Hermes send HCC down as HBS best VCC to secure promotion ZZZZ12:33 amZZZZ
HBS beat Voorburg to secure promotion, whilst HCC's loss to Hermes sees them relegated from the Topklasse.
World Cricket League Division 2 World Cricket League Division 2 ZZZZ5:13 pmZZZZ
The ICC has chosen Namibia to host the World Cricket League Division tournament between 17 and 24 January 2015.
Rain-affected penultimate round sets up decisive weekend Rain-affected penultimate round sets up decisive weekend ZZZZ5:35 pmZZZZ
The Topklasse's penultimate Sunday saw wins for Quick Haag and Hermes DVS in Schiedam and two rained-off games in Amsterdam.
Ugly Sunday reignites discipline debate Ugly Sunday reignites discipline debate ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
The on-field indiscipline on display at last week's ill-tempered Topklasse games has stirred up still more controversy.
Chairman speaks out on umpiring standards Chairman speaks out on umpiring standards ZZZZ6:30 pmZZZZ
KNCB Chairman Jaques Mulders responds to suggestions of a decline in umpiring standards.
Minute of silence for MH17 victims Minute of silence for MH17 victims ZZZZ3:06 pmZZZZ
A minute of silence will be observed before all games played this weekend and flags flown at half-mast in memory of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
CE Worldwide
Afghanistan Under-19s win Pakistan series Afghanistan Under-19s win Pakistan series ZZZZ2:48 pmZZZZ
Afghanistan Under-19s complete a series win over Pakistan Under-19s in Lahore.
Nepal win World Cricket League Division Three Nepal win World Cricket League Division Three ZZZZ10:57 amZZZZ
Nepal have won WCL Division Three for the second consecutive time after beating Uganda in today's final.
Uganda and Nepal secure promotion Uganda and Nepal secure promotion ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
Uganda and Nepal are promoted to Division Two of the World Cricket League, whilst USA and Bermuda are relegated.
Afghan Under-19s thrash Pakistan counterparts Afghan Under-19s thrash Pakistan counterparts ZZZZ11:42 amZZZZ
Afghanistan Under-19s beat Pakistan Under-19s by 10 wickets in Lahore.
Nepal edge out USA and move closer to promotion Nepal edge out USA and move closer to promotion ZZZZ9:42 amZZZZ
Nepal beat the USA in a rain affected game and move closer to WCL2. Singapore also win.
Rain spoils day four in Kuala Lumpur Rain spoils day four in Kuala Lumpur ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
A rain hit day in Malaysia sees just one match completed at WCL Division Three.
WCL Division 3
Latest Scores from Kuala Lumpur
Nepal v Uganda at Kinrara Oval.
Nepal won by 62 runs
FINAL. Nepal won the toss.
 Nepal 223 (49.5 overs)
S Pun 64, NB Budayair 51, G Malla 56; RG Mukasa 6-27
 Uganda 161 (44.1 overs)
RG Mukasa 51; B Karki 4-39
Malaysia v Singapore at Bayuemas Oval.
Malaysia won by 7 wickets
3rd place play-off. Malaysia won the toss
 Singapore 169 (48 overs)
C Janik 63; Pavandeep Singh 3-43
 Malaysia 172-3 (32.3 overs)
SK Alagaratnam 101, Ahmed Faiz 46
Bermuda v USA at Selangor Turf Club.
USA won by 10 wickets
5th place play-off. Bermuda won the toss.
 Bermuda 113 (19.3 overs)
JA DeSilva 39; Usman Shuja 3-30, Adil Bhatti 3-29
 USA 118-0 (15.2 overs)
Adil Bhatti 52*, Fahad Babar 43*
Scorecards Statistics Finals Report
Gyanendra Malla btting for Singapore in their victory over Malaysia (IDI/Peter Lim)
                        P  Pts     NRR
Nepal                   5    8     1.99
Uganda                  5    8     0.15
Singapore               5    6    -0.35
Malaysia                5    4     0.20
USA                     5    2     0.17
Bermuda                 5    2    -2.13
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WCL Division 3 Latest
Nepal v Uganda at Kinrara Oval.
Nepal won by 62 runs
FINAL. Nepal won the toss.
 Nepal 223 (49.5 overs)
S Pun 64, NB Budayair 51, G Malla 56; RG Mukasa 6-27
 Uganda 161 (44.1 overs)
RG Mukasa 51; B Karki 4-39
Malaysia v Singapore at Bayuemas Oval.
Malaysia won by 7 wickets
3rd place play-off. Malaysia won the toss
 Singapore 169 (48 overs)
C Janik 63; Pavandeep Singh 3-43
 Malaysia 172-3 (32.3 overs)
SK Alagaratnam 101, Ahmed Faiz 46
Bermuda v USA at Selangor Turf Club.
USA won by 10 wickets
5th place play-off. Bermuda won the toss.
 Bermuda 113 (19.3 overs)
JA DeSilva 39; Usman Shuja 3-30, Adil Bhatti 3-29
 USA 118-0 (15.2 overs)
Adil Bhatti 52*, Fahad Babar 43*
Idle Summers Podcast
Andrew Nixon Russ Degnan Russell Degnan and Andrew Nixon on associate and affiliate cricket.

The recent ICC TV deal and its likely effect on associate funding; why the problems of the West Indies are also a problem at lower levels. Women's cricket, with Monika Loveday of the Deutscher Cricket Bund; recent tournaments in South America; news from Nepal, Kenya and the USA (not all of it bad); preview of WCL Division 3.

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