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Tag Archives: Intercontinental Cup

For your eyes only

With all the ICC’s talk about the sheer importance of the Intercontinental cup, the walk (as assen here) is something entirely different. With the tournament onec again being rejigged. A whole new division created for the associates ranked 8-12? in the recent World Cup qualifiers), space being made for Zimbabwe’s attempts to justify a return [...]

The axe has fallen

A blog by Andruid The long journey to determine which four associates will take their place among the greats of the game is finally over. Ireland, Canada, Kenya and The Netherlands booked their ticckets to India in the last round of the Super 8s. Also winning out were Scotland and Afghanistan who earned ODI status [...]

Meaningful Victory?

A blog by Andruid After One year of sweat and toil in locations all over the cricketing world, and some scarily close moments along the line, Ireland finally claimed their third consecutive Intercontinental Cup  with a 9 wicket win over a very stubborn Namibia in the final in South Africa. With that they moved further [...]

Kenya forced to grind to regain initiative

Kenya after 4 days of unusually difficult and to some extent self inflicted labour finally ground out a win against a stubborn and a t times plucky UAE in the second of their two intercontinental cup matches in Sharjah. Having been undone by the superhuman efforts of a certain Gerry Snyman only a few days [...]

Snyman rampage takes Namibia top.

When Kenya and Namibia took to the field in Sharjah on Tuesday morning it marked the first time that these two leading African associate cricket nation were meeting in senior competition since 2006 in which resulted in a draw, this match however right from the off looked like it would be a different affair all [...]

Easy, but not so easy…

The Intercontinental Cup, returns to the fore of non-test cricket with the curtain raiser for this year’s fixtures featuring one team was sat at the top of the table after two comfortable wins while the other was effectively already out of contention with only one win, a rained out draw and an innings defeats to [...]