Tim Wigmore

Tim Wigmore is working on a collaborative book on Associate cricket, out in January 2015

George Dockrell rejoices after having Solomon Mire caught for 11

Why this year's Associate crop is the best ever

The ICC deserves credit for helping weaker teams prepare better for this World Cup - though the Big Three are threatening to undo all the good work that has been put in

Graeme Cremer was the most economical of Zimbabwe's bowlers

Zimbabwe news

Cremer return can give Zimbabwe lift

Zimbabwe have received some uplifting news after a disappointing World Cup campaign with the decision of their former legspinner Graeme Cremer to return to international cricket

Eoin Morgan celebrates his hundred

Fringe Benefits: Eoin Morgan and William Porterfield

The tiny club that produced two World Cup captains

Just outside Dublin is eight-decade-old Rush CC, which honed the skills of Eoin Morgan and William Porterfield

Varun Chopra kisses the NatWest Blast trophy

England's T20 future

Birmingham experiment in the balance

After 132 years, Warwickshire were suddenly known in Twenty20 cricket as the Birmingham Bears. Tim Wigmore reflects whether one of county cricket's most unusual moves has been a success

England's T20 Debate

Franchises are not the answer

England needs to learn the right lessons from the Big Bash and not turn to a franchise system that would freeze our thousands of committed fans

Gavin Hamilton celebrates his fifty against Pakistan

Scotland's wasted chance

Participation in 1999 was an opportunity to boost cricket's profile in the country - one the cricket board didn't take, leading to a long period in the wilderness

Ben Cooper and Wesley Barresi exult as Netherlands confirm their passage to the Super 10 stage

The case of the shrinking horizons

Even as the ICC claimed to envision a bigger, more global game, the decisions it took in 2014 further stifled even the overachievers among the Associates

Lega Siaka acknowledges the crowd after reaching a maiden century

Meet Hanuabada's latest flagbearer

The rise of Papua New Guinea batsman Lega Siaka has shown fellow young players in his country that they can dream big

Papua New Guinea celebrate a wicket

The Barramundis' big break

Papua New Guinea have impressed, despite their limited resources and talent. Now, as they head into their first ODI, they're hoping for a brighter future

Geraint Jones played three Championship matches for Gloucestershire in 2014

County news

Old dog Jones ready for new tricks

Moving to a new county to take up captaincy at the age of 38 would be a challenge for most. But Geraint Jones, once of England now of Papua New Guinea, is keen to stay fresh