ICC Americas May 4, 2008

Bangladesh beat plucky Malaysia

Bangladesh romped to a nine-wicket win over Malaysia in the third-place play-off in the CLICO International Under-15 tournament in Trinidad

Bangladesh romped to a nine-wicket win over Malaysia in the third-place play-off in the CLICO International Under-15 tournament in Trinidad. Ireland defeated ICC Americas by two wickets to secure fifth place, while Netherlands thumped Kenya to take seventh.

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Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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  • Arjun Chaudhuri on May 7, 2008, 10:12 GMT

    The number of extras, especially in the form wides and no balls, contributed by the young players of the emerging cricketing nations is alarming. Such indisciplined bowling points at the lack of proper training, that the bowlers of non-Test playing nations are known to suffer from constantly. The ICC should be more pro-active in utilizing qualified coaches for imbibing in such cricketers a keen sense of adhering to the basics. Implementation of merely reactive measures as awarding free hits to the batsman for each overstepped delivery is definitely not enough to curb bowler’s extras.

  • Arjun Chaudhuri on May 7, 2008, 10:12 GMT

    The number of extras, especially in the form wides and no balls, contributed by the young players of the emerging cricketing nations is alarming. Such indisciplined bowling points at the lack of proper training, that the bowlers of non-Test playing nations are known to suffer from constantly. The ICC should be more pro-active in utilizing qualified coaches for imbibing in such cricketers a keen sense of adhering to the basics. Implementation of merely reactive measures as awarding free hits to the batsman for each overstepped delivery is definitely not enough to curb bowler’s extras.

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  • Arjun Chaudhuri on May 7, 2008, 10:12 GMT

    The number of extras, especially in the form wides and no balls, contributed by the young players of the emerging cricketing nations is alarming. Such indisciplined bowling points at the lack of proper training, that the bowlers of non-Test playing nations are known to suffer from constantly. The ICC should be more pro-active in utilizing qualified coaches for imbibing in such cricketers a keen sense of adhering to the basics. Implementation of merely reactive measures as awarding free hits to the batsman for each overstepped delivery is definitely not enough to curb bowler’s extras.