The Emerging Cricket Podcast
Terrific Thailand in first World Cup, Ryan Campbell talks Dutch cricket and Afghanistan’s Test triumph in Bangladesh

Terrific Thailand in first World Cup, Ryan Campbell talks Dutch cricket and Afghanistan’s Test triumph in Bangladesh

September 14, 2019

While most had predicted that Thailand would proceed from the global play off, the EC team are no less excited to wrap the event which saw the emergence of Sornnarin Tippoch's side from world record holders to World Cup qualifiers.

Firstly though, Ryan Campbell joins us to talk about the recent selections made for the men's T20 World Cup qualifier.

Afghanistan's victory in the one-off Test in Bangladesh is also touched on and we preview the USA hosted CWC League 2 tri-series with Namibia and PNG and the Malaysia leg of CWC Challenge League A.

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Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier preview, European Continental Cup and cricket in Bermuda with Neil Joynson

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier preview, European Continental Cup and cricket in Bermuda with Neil Joynson

September 6, 2019

The Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier draw has been released so the team dissects the group match ups and makes their predictions for the UAE hosted event which runs from 18 OCT - 2 NOV.

Bermuda correspondent Neil Joynson (@OpeningStatsman) joins the podcast (in his Bermuda shorts) from the North Atlantic island to give us his perspective on the recent T20WC Qualifiers there and how he thinks the team will fare in the global T20 World Cup qualifier.

With more countries taking advantage of universal T20 International status the challenge of maintaining accurate stats from all these events - who aren't all necessarily using Cricinfo - is also talked about, as the the Continental Cup finished up with the Austrian team taking home the winner's trophy.

Life Bans for HK Players, Namibia v Botswana, Women’s T20 Qualifiers Predictions & News (Ep 21 Part 2)

Life Bans for HK Players, Namibia v Botswana, Women’s T20 Qualifiers Predictions & News (Ep 21 Part 2)

August 30, 2019

Part 2 of our huge show this week. The boys look at Namibia's emphatic T20 series win over Botswana, and the bans of Hong Kong brothers Irfan and Nadeem Ahmed for life and Haseeb Amjad's five-year sit out. The trio also make their predictions for the Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier, where the Thailand looks to continue their meteoric rise in the game.

Stay tuned for news on our full length chat with ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna.

Americas T20 World Cup Qualifier with Peter Della Penna (Ep 21 Part 1)

Americas T20 World Cup Qualifier with Peter Della Penna (Ep 21 Part 1)

August 30, 2019

In part one of a bumper show this week, the boys discuss the Americas Qualifier for the T20 World Cup, where Bermuda upstaged a more-fancied American side to steal a Global Qualifier spot, with Canada finishing in top spot. ESPN Cricinfo's Peter Della Penna stops by to give his thoughts from being on hand in Bermuda, in a snippet of his chat with us (our full conversation with him is coming soon so stay tuned).

 

Euro T20 Slam ends before it begins, Scotland ODI Tri Series, Women’s T20 Qualifying and Finland v Spain T20 Series

Euro T20 Slam ends before it begins, Scotland ODI Tri Series, Women’s T20 Qualifying and Finland v Spain T20 Series

August 23, 2019

Another cracker of a show where Nick, Tim and Bes start proceedings by conducting a post-mortem of the dead 2019 Euro T20 Slam.

The team then wraps the first tri-series of Cricket World Cup League 2 between Scotland, Oman and PNG, where Scotland and Oman both claimed three wins from their four matches. We also hear from Kyle Coetzer to give us his thoughts on the series.

The group then look to the Women's T20 World Cup global qualifier in Scotland, where two of the eight competing teams will qualify for Australia 2020.

The trio also wrap a T20I series between Spain and Finland, where the Spaniards claimed a 2-1 win in Kerava.

 

Canada GT20, Scotland Tri-series, EPL and more with Anshy Rath and Kyle Coetzer

Canada GT20, Scotland Tri-series, EPL and more with Anshy Rath and Kyle Coetzer

August 16, 2019

The boys are joined by Hong Kong captain Anshy Rath and Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer as they discuss the goings on in Canada where both played in the Global T20 in Brampton. We talk to Kyle as he prepares for their home tri-series with Oman and PNG this week and get Anshy's prediction, before we discuss the Americas men's T20 World Cup qualifier and the Everest Premier League, which has been moved to February and March, and both players have played in.

Bes then rounds up the show with news, including Thailand's World Record effort and their quad series win over Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands, as well as the cancellation of the Euro T20 Slam.

 

Continued Zimbabwe fallout, U19 European Qualifiers, Women’s T20Is in France, North American Tribulations and Bermuda’s Cup Match

Continued Zimbabwe fallout, U19 European Qualifiers, Women’s T20Is in France, North American Tribulations and Bermuda’s Cup Match

August 9, 2019

A jam-packed episode this week as the boys discuss a range of goings on all over the Emerging world.

We continue to cover the fallout of Zimbabwe's suspension, where their loss is Nigeria's and Namibia's gain, as they enter the global T20 World Cup Qualifiers in the men's and women's competitions respectively.

We take a look at Scotland's win at the European U19 World Cup Qualifiers, and both UAE/Netherlands and Czech Republic/Hungary T20 series.

The boys also discuss issues at the Canadian Global T20, and the shifting of USA's ODI tri-series next month to Florida.

We also hear from French women's captain Emmanuelle Brelivet after their quadrangular series win, as well as EC contributor and Bermuda correspondent, Neil Joynson, who paints a picture of Cup Match festivities there on the island.

Asia T20 WC Qualifier wrap, Gallant Ireland, European Cricket League and the death of the HK SIxes

Asia T20 WC Qualifier wrap, Gallant Ireland, European Cricket League and the death of the HK SIxes

August 2, 2019

The boys tackle a range of cricketing action, from Ireland's effort against England in their Test match, to the action at the European Cricket League, where eight domestic champions of Europe captured the hearts of many around the world. No one stole the show more than new fan-favourite Romanian Pavel Florin, who we hear interviewed at the tournament.

We also wrap the Asian T20 World Cup Qualifier, where Singapore did their homework to beat out Nepal and others for a spot at the Global Qualifier. We discuss the first week of the Canadian Global T20, the death of the Hong Kong Sixes, and discuss action from Bermuda, where they and the Bahamas played out three matches.

Zimbabwe suspended, Euro T20 Slam draft, HK T20 Blitz to be scrapped

Zimbabwe suspended, Euro T20 Slam draft, HK T20 Blitz to be scrapped

July 26, 2019

We talk about the ICC’s decision to suspend Zimbabwe cricket, its effect on the sport in the nation, and globally  

The Euro T20 Slam squads are dissected, and again, the team bemoans the lack of Associate overseas players. 

Our GT20 Canada previews covers off the teams and the challenges at a new facility in Brampton. 

And what was once described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of HK Cricket, then HK T20 Blitz is set to be axed. 

We also speak to Mexico Cricket Association Secretary Craig White about their ongoing process to have the sport appointed as a 'federation' within Mexico which will then cricket better access to government support and facilities across the country.

Ireland v Zimbabwe, Nepal v Malaysia, Pacific Games, USA Shuffles and more with Tasneem-Summer Khan

Ireland v Zimbabwe, Nepal v Malaysia, Pacific Games, USA Shuffles and more with Tasneem-Summer Khan

July 19, 2019

The boys are joined by Tasneem-Summer Khan (@summeryael on Twitter), who was part of the commentary team for the Ireland/Zimbabwe series. Despite the thrilling World Cup final the group bemoan the tournament format, before discussing Zimbabwe's tour of Ireland, Nepal's visit to Malaysia, Americas U19 World Cup Qualifying and the Pacific Games in Samoa, where scorecards have been tough to uncover.

The group also look at Denmark's two T20s against Finland, USA admin changes and the Criiio Cup, before rounding up the week in Emerging Cricket news.