Beyond the Test World


Italy and Denmark head to Dubai
Italy and Denmark head to Dubai
Big prize on offer for European sides
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

Teams eye place in World Cup qualifier
Teams eye place in World Cup qualifier

Six teams in the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 are aiming to take another step in their aim to qualify for 2015 World Cup when the latest tournament begins in Bermuda at the weekend

Aga and Wesonga recalled by Kenya
Aga and Wesonga recalled by Kenya

Kenya have recalled seamer Ragheb Aga and batsman Dominic Wesonga for the Africa Twenty20 qualifiers in Uganda which start next week and form the route to the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

PNG gain WT20 Qualifier slot
PNG gain WT20 Qualifier slot

Papua New Guinea have secured a place at the World Twenty20 Qualifiers in Dubai later this year after winning the ICC East Asia-Pacific Championship in Auckland with victory over Vanuatu.

Canada to tour Trinidad & Tobago
Canada to tour Trinidad & Tobago

Canada have announced a short tour of Trinidad and Tobago to begin their season

Netherlands to play ODI against South Africa
Netherlands to play ODI against South Africa

South Africa will play Netherlands in a one-day international as part of their preparations for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy.

Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed for second time
Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed for second time

The controversial Cricket Wars tournament which was due to take place this weekend at Nairobi Gymkhana has been postponed for a second time

Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed again?
Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed again?

There is growing uncertainty over the planned Cricket Wars tournament due to take place this weekend (February 1 to 3) at Nairobi Gymkhana with organisers still unwilling to confirm which cricketers are taking part or how to buy tickets in advance.

Six nations recognised in ICC Europe awards
Six nations recognised in ICC Europe awards

Scotland have been recognised by the ICC for their work in promoting the game north of the border by being awarded “Best Overall Development” for 2012

East Asia Pacific awards announced
East Asia Pacific awards announced

The ICC East Asia-Pacific (EAP) Region has announced the winners of the 2012 Pepsi ICC EAP Development Programme Annual Awards.

ICC European Division 1 heading to England
ICC European Division 1 heading to England

ICC Europe has today announced the tournament schedule for 2013.

Cricket Kenya refuses to sanction unauthorised event
Cricket Kenya refuses to sanction unauthorised event

Cricket Kenya's new chairman Jackie Janmohammed is facing the first challenge of her tenure with her board refusing to sanction a planned three-day tournament in Nairobi

Ireland secure Pakistan matches
Ireland secure Pakistan matches

Ireland have secured more valuable game-time against Full Member opposition, confirming a two-match one-day series against Pakistan in May as part of the visitors' preparations for the Champions Trophy.

Scotland set up Pakistan ODIs
Scotland set up Pakistan ODIs

Scotland will host Pakistan for two ODIs in Edinburgh in May 2013, shortly before the Champions Trophy in England

South Africa supreme as Kenya's slide continues
South Africa supreme as Kenya's slide continues

South Africa won the African Qualifiers for the ICC Twenty20 Women's World Cup played in Tanzania and will be joined by Zimbabwe at the 2014 tournament in Bangladesh.

More problems for under-fire USACA
More problems for under-fire USACA

A proposed Twenty20 league in the USA, headed by the USA Cricket Association and New Zealand Cricket, may be on the verge of collapse after USACA president Gladstone Dainty allegedly informed stakeholders at the annual general meeting on December

Nepal wicketkeeper Shahi dies aged 40
Nepal wicketkeeper Shahi dies aged 40

Ganesh Shahi Thakuri , who represented Nepal as a wicketkeeper-batsman in the ICC Trophy, has died in hospital in India

Brooks appointed to Guernsey board
Brooks appointed to Guernsey board

Dave Brooks, Sussex's outgoing chief executive, has been appointed to the board of Guernsey Cricket, which will strengthen links between the county and the Channel Island.

Japan and the Woodpecker
Japan and the Woodpecker

Cricket associations and New York advertising agencies usually do not have much in common, however it's the love of cricket that has brought together the Japan Cricket Association and ad agency Imperial Woodpecker.