Lessons from three T20 games

Context trumps ranking; wickets matter; and it's still a contest between batsman and bowler

Afghanistan cricket

More than a sport in Afghanistan

Claire Stewart, in the Sydney Morning Herald, presents a looking glass into cricket in Afghanistan and how it serves a greater purpose than sporting pleasure

Japanese cricket

Youtube, Shizuka Miyaji's first coach

Carly Adno in Australia's Telegraph explores the origins of Japan's captain and allrounder Shizuka Miyaji

Ireland cricket

Business is booming

Sport for business reveals despite Ireland's loss to England in the only ODI at Malahide, cricket in the region has lots to benefit from such a grand debut for international-standard stadium

Kenya cricket

The chronicles of Karim

Aditya Iyer of the Indian Express caught up with former Kenya captain Aasif Karim, who recalled some unforgettable highs in his career, including his side's shock win over West Indies in the 1996 World cup

European Division One

Big prize on offer for European sides

The ICC European Division One Championship gets underway on July 8 in Sussex with the prize for the finalists being a trip to the UAE for the World Twenty20 Qualifier in November

The unluckiest cricket fan? Think again

When your team is a minnow, the players you support are your older brothers, trying to dish out punches to the playground bullies

A big series for Zimbabwe and Bangladesh

Test cricket's basement battle is not the most high-profile series this year, but it could produce some significant cricket

World Twenty20 2012

Ireland, you will be back

Ireland leave the tournament soggy and sick. In their must win game, they never bowled a ball. Ireland cricket has had far better tournaments than this