Editor Anne Harris presented the Sunday Independent Aengus Fanning Emerging Player of the Year to Craig Young, the strapping fast bowler who battled chronic injury to force his way into the World Cup squad.
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 4-39Malaysia 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 46Bermuda 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*
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.