The main event of the Falkland Islands season is the three-match series for the South Atlantic Ashes played between the Governors XI and the Commander British Forces XI. This commences on January 26 and the final match is on February 23. There will also be a new competition – a Twenty20 knockout series which will be held on January 20 and March 8, with a Twenty20 league running throughout March.

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