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Tag Archives: Kenya

An Ill Wind…

  They say an ill wind blows no one any good, so when I woke up to see this splashed across the headlines of just several major cricket websites, I could not help but sense more than just a draft of bad vibes coming from the general direction of the ICC towards its associates and [...]

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 [...]

World Cup Qualifiers: almost there…almost

A blog by Andruid After going through several legs of World Cricket league in all sorts of varying locations, from the little island of Jersey in the English Channel to the sunny savannahs of Tanzania, the bandwagon to determine which 4 lowly Associates will dine at the High table of the ICC’s Cricket World Cup [...]

On Test Status and Full Membership

A blog by Andruid on Bangladesh: This morning Bangladesh take to the field against South Africa in an attempt  to gain only their second ever win in the test arena in 50? attempts. If things take to their normal course it is likely that not only will that attempt fail miserably but so will the [...]

Growing domestic cricket: then and now

  -a blog by andruid: On the 6th of June* in Kenya, a country that is considered by many among the leading nations in the game outside that test world, two 3 day matches will begin between four franchise teams known respectively the Northern Nomads, The Southern Stars, The Western Chiefs, and the Eastern Aces. [...]

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 [...]