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The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion.

Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly.

The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth.

Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond.

From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!

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The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion.

Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly.

The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth.

Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond.

From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!

    Jonty Rhodes & Benn Harradine Part 2 Plus Ali Khan's IPL dream, Nepal, Malaysia and More!

    Jonty Rhodes & Benn Harradine Part 2 Plus Ali Khan's IPL dream, Nepal, Malaysia and More!

    We pick up on our chat with Jonty Rhodes and Benn Harradine (13:00) to discuss Sweden's plans for cricket, the game's power for people in a new home, cricket's Olympic potential and how Full Members can help the emerging game.
    Before part two, the boys discuss Ali Khan's move to the IPL, action in Malaysia, Lalit Bhandari's accident in Nepal and other news in the Associate World!

    • 41 min
    Jonty Rhodes' FIRST interview after signing with Sweden and Performance Director Benn Harradine (Part 1)

    Jonty Rhodes' FIRST interview after signing with Sweden and Performance Director Benn Harradine (Part 1)

    This. Is. HUGE. South African great Jonty Rhodes is moving to Sweden and bringing all his experience with him! We sit down with the man himself, as well as Swedish Cricket Federation Performance Director and Australian Discus champion, Benn Harradine, to discuss the decision in Part 1 of our exclusive.
    Bes starts the show with a news wrap-up (1:00), before jumping into our chat (1:50). Jonty starts by explaining the motivations and logistics behind his relocation (4:20), then we hear from Benn as he talks about his own journey to Sweden (4:20), as well as some of his personal story as an athlete and an indigenous Australian (9:20). Benn also explains his role with the SCF and the exciting growth of club cricket in Sweden (17:46). Jonty then discusses his philosophy as a coach, and what he hopes to do on the ground in Sweden (21:29), as well as some of his background in cricket and how it shaped his interest in development work (24:40). We also look back on some of the more obscure moments in Jonty's career with South Africa (27:44), and of course the fielding brilliance which made his name (29:53). Benn then rounds out the show with a chat about SCF's task of communicating the game to Swedes (37:47), the school and club pathway (41:48), and the impact of ECL participation on the game in Sweden (46:13)

    • 48 min
    Sandeep stars, Bryces and Belgium brilliant, Nepal, Maldives, PNG, Netherlands & More!

    Sandeep stars, Bryces and Belgium brilliant, Nepal, Maldives, PNG, Netherlands & More!

    Action all over the world this week, starting with Belgium overcoming the Czechs and Luxembourg (4:30) as well as the ever-important chat around stats and status nonsense (7:45) with rants inbound! We chat PNG domestic action (13:10), Sandeep, the Bryce sisters and other emerging stars in T20 Franchise action (17:40), and a new stadium initiative in the Maldives with the assistance of the Indian Government (30:45). News wrap at 41:17 including new job postings in Nepal and Rod Lyall's Dutch wrap!

    • 46 min
    Sensational Sandeep and Ali Khan at CPL, Emerging T20 Blast Pickups, Minor League Cricket and a Sneak Peek!

    Sensational Sandeep and Ali Khan at CPL, Emerging T20 Blast Pickups, Minor League Cricket and a Sneak Peek!

    Action aplenty this week in the emerging game with Guernsey hosting Isle of Man (2:05), George Munsey and Irish talent picked up in the T20 Blast (8:10), Colin Graves' ICC funding comments (15:15) and a Kenya T20 League re-structure (21:45).
    From there the boys discuss Sandeep Lamichhane and Ali Khan flourishing in the CPL (24:15), news from Nepal and player insurance (30:20), a news wrap including Nate Hays discussing Minor League Cricket (34:32) and in a SNEAK PEEK (37:08), we play a snippet of Nick's upcoming series on the Namibian 2003 World Cup team.

    • 43 min
    Minor League Cricket, Women's Action + ICC ACU's Steve Richardson Part 2!

    Minor League Cricket, Women's Action + ICC ACU's Steve Richardson Part 2!

    Women's cricket returns! The team review "Beyond the Boundary" (2:45), the ICC's retrospective on the women's T20WC earlier in the year (available on Netflix), then look at the T20I series hosted by Austria against Germany (6:50). The visitors dominated the series 5-0 with a series of records tumbling. This week also saw the unveiling of team names and owners in the USA's Minor League Cricket (12:27). Then it's a news roundup and the second half of our interview with ICC anti-corruption coordinator Steve Richardson (17:10). We dig into some big topics including their investigations process (17:30), the organisation of fixing networks (20:10), the ACU's approach to Associate cricket and the proliferation of tournaments in Associate nations (26:00), the ethics of gambling sponsorships (32:30), corruption in non-ICC members (38:05), and of course Steve's views on which law in cricket he'd like to change (43:45).

    • 47 min
    World Cup shuffles and ICC Anti-Corruption Unit's Steve Richardson Part 1

    World Cup shuffles and ICC Anti-Corruption Unit's Steve Richardson Part 1

    Some more movement at the ICC this week, as the team discuss the decision to switch the 2021 Men's T20 World Cup to India, push the Australian edition back to 2022, as well as shifting the 2021 Women's World Cup to 2022. Then it's news updates, and another Dutch Topklasse report from Rod Lyall. This week's interview is the first half of an informative conversation with Steve Richardson of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit. He answers a range of question on the ACU's work, from his personal background in joining the team, the ACU's day-to-day workings, its structures and accountability within the ICC, procedures in how they investigate unethical behaviour, as well as measures to protect players from corrupt operators. Steve also gives his thoughts on the efficacy of amnesties, and the effects of gambling's legality on ACU work

    • 47 min

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