U-19 Qualifiers and ICC News; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast
Russell Degnan

The podcast returns with a little cricket and a lot of news. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss the under-19 World Cup qualifiers (0:23), the Ireland (1:50) and Afghanistan (7:20) tours of Zimbabwe, the Africa T20 Cup (9:58), and the South American championship in Chile (13:11). There are lots of news topics to digest, including player eligibility issue for Suriname at WCL6 (17:17). From the ICC meeting there were mooted changes to the world cup qualification process (20:46) , the women`s world cup format (24:23), the formalisation of changes to funding for associates and affiliates (26:06), a renewed look at the Olympics (29:19), administrative problems in Nepal (34:18) and the end of WCL6? (37:52). There is more news from the Americas with the ICC team and the Warne-Tendulkar All-Star series (39:38), and globally: associate involvement in the WBBL (52:05) amongst some previews for WCL and Hong Kong`s tour of the UAE.

Direct Download Running Time 55min. Music from Martin Solveig, "Big in Japan"

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Cricket - Associate - Podcast 29th October, 2015 08:25:16   [#]