While Associate nations ponder a future that may not include being part of the World Cup some of the game's least well-known nations take their first steps towards the World Twenty20
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Africa needs to look hard at itself and ask this question: why are there only two teams from the continent going to New Zealand for the Under-19s World Cup in January
Next week's ICC annual get-together promises to have more than its fair share of politicking, posturing and controversy
The number of people actively participating in cricket outside the Test-playing countries increased 17% in 2007, according to the ICC.
As the ICC family expands to 101 countries, Cricinfo looks at the four newest Affiliate members - Cameroon, The Falkland Islands, Peru and Swaziland
Jersey became the 33rd country to be granted Associate membership at the ICC Annual Conference held last week at Lord's .
Jersey became the 33rd country to be granted Associate membership, while Cameroon, The Falkland Islands, Peru and Swaziland were awarded Affiliate membership
It's perhaps unlikely to imagine cricket making much of an impact in a football-crazed country such as Cameroon
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