While all attention is on Afghanistan and their seemingly relentless progress towards the 2011 World Cup, their success story has served to inspire others around globe.
The 11-team Jakarta Cricket League reaches the business stage of the season this weekend when eight sides contest the quarter-finals.
Papua New Guinea are the East Asia-Pacific Under-19 champions after they beat Vanuatu by 172 runs in the final at Amini Park, Port Moresby.
Papua New Guinea continued their dominance in Apia with another convincing win to take the World Cricket League section of the East Asia Pacific (EAP) Trophy.
The Indonesian cricket board has announced an ambitious US$200,000 three-year development programme aimed at spreading the game outside its traditional base of expats.
Japan, Cook Islands and Samoa recorded strong wins in the opening round of the ICC EAP Cricket Trophy in Auckland.
The number of people actively participating in cricket outside the Test-playing countries increased 17% in 2007, according to the ICC.
Associate Member Bermuda picked up two prizes in the ICC Development Program Annual awards, making them the winners in this year’s competition
Next week's ICC annual get-together promises to have more than its fair share of politicking, posturing and controversy
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