Beyond the Test World


Belize: Brilliant And Wicked Eleven advance to finals
Belize: Brilliant And Wicked Eleven advance to finals

Brilliant Cricket Club of Crooked Tree has advanced to the finals of the Belize National Cricket championships by winning two of the three-game semifinals against the Surprise Cricket club of Lemonal

ICC Trophy Final: They share World Cup berths, mutual respect and abilities, Nambia and Netherlands won't concede the Final
ICC Trophy Final: They share World Cup berths, mutual respect and abilities, Nambia and Netherlands won't concede the Final

In a match where the two teams adopt a similar approach and play to more or less the same strengths, it is hardly a surprise that the captains of the combatants in today's final of the ICC Trophy at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club,

Big month for Filipino Cricket
Big month for Filipino Cricket

The staging of the annual Manilla Sixes and the annual 'Test' match between Bahrain's Gulf Air and Manilla's Nomads Rugby Club, made March a big month for Filipino cricket

The MCC beats itself at Chiang Mai Sixes
The MCC beats itself at Chiang Mai Sixes

As an official ICC Cricket Week event, the Chiang Mai Sixes enjoyed perhaps its highest profile ever

Ireland: Mark Waugh's arrival eases NatWest pain
Ireland: Mark Waugh's arrival eases NatWest pain

It takes a lot to douse the spirits of the Irish and Mark Waugh's arrival to play for the national team is just the tonic after its loss in the NatWest Trophy

PNG Cricket Board challenged
PNG Cricket Board challenged

The administration of cricket at the national level in Papua-New Guinea is under scrutiny following calls by its two strongest associations, Lae and Port Moresby, for the PNG Cricket Board to urgently convene its first Annual General Meeting in over

The return of the Limavady Slaughterman
The return of the Limavady Slaughterman

Desmond 'Dekker' Curry, the slaughterman from Limavady, is likely to make his reappearance in the Irish national team at April's ICC Emerging Nations tournament in Zimbabwe after an absence of almost three years

The Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands

What is arguably the world's most southerly cricket club, (with due respect to Kim Wellens' excellent email in the last edition) the Stanley CC, came out of its 12 month hiberation for annual 'South Atlantic Ashes' match in the Falkland Islands

It's time to get serious
It's time to get serious

Cricket in the windswept Falkland Islands used to consist of an annual pre-Christmas encounter between teams representing the Governor of the colony and the Commander of the British Forces

 Annual South Atlantic Ashes match ends in tragedy
Annual South Atlantic Ashes match ends in tragedy

The match was played on Saturday 27th January with the Governor, Donald Lamont, and the Commander British Forces, Brigadier Geoff Sheldon, both playing

Danish coach Mortensen cautious about tour to Zimbabwe
Danish coach Mortensen cautious about tour to Zimbabwe

Danish national coach, Ole Mortensen, sees the strength of the opposition and adjusting to turf wickets as his main concerns for Denmark's tour of Zimbabwe which starts in Harare next week

A chat with Ole Mortensen
A chat with Ole Mortensen

The other countries who have gone down to Africa have more or less said results weren't a bit deal - just finding out what parts of their game needed sorting out and developing harmony

Cricket comes to Paramaribo
Cricket comes to Paramaribo

Welcome to the latest edition of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

From Oaxtepec to Kaohsiung
From Oaxtepec to Kaohsiung

Welcome to the latest edition of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

Ugandans prepare for Under-19 World Cup
Ugandans prepare for Under-19 World Cup

Welcome to the latest edition - the second of two this week - of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

Hectic times for Chile
Hectic times for Chile

Welcome to the latest edition - the first of two this week - of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

Myanmar to join ICC, and West Africa show promise
Myanmar to join ICC, and West Africa show promise

Welcome to the latest editon of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

Japan's breakthrough, and sub-zero cricket in Russia
Japan's breakthrough, and sub-zero cricket in Russia

Welcome to the latest editon of 'Beyond the Test World', our look at cricket's new frontiers

Punch-up in paradise
Punch-up in paradise

We have the latest on the fall-out from the punch-up during Bermuda's Cup Match, meet one of Uganda's rising stars, Roger Makassa, report on changes to the Intercontinental Cup format and announce the champions of the Panamanian league

Shanghai Surprise
Shanghai Surprise

CricInfo's look at our game's new frontiers