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Planet Cricket – At last! Ireland and Afghanistan pass the Test

(Photo: Getty Images) Tim Wigmore on the remarkable rise of Ireland and Afghanistan after both nations were granted Full Member Test..

June 28, 2017 with 0 Comments

Afghans have edge now but don’t write off Irish

Tim Wigmore focuses on the top end of the Tier Two game where two teams have dominated For eight years, dating back to Afghanistan’s..

April 11, 2017 with 0 Comments

Thakur’s exit could pave the way for a better game

Tim Wigmore on how the Supreme Court’s decision to remove two of cricket’s most powerful men can herald a positive change Cricket..

January 10, 2017 with 0 Comments

Tim Wigmore – 2016 Associate awards

Afghans land my top prize … but Ireland must shape up 2016 was another engrossing year of Associate cricket, even if those beyond..

January 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

Associates – Why it’s time for the emerging nations to follow baseball’s lead

Tim Wigmore’s weekly look at the game below the Test-playing nations If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it..

November 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Rankin to miss rest of season with leg injury

Warwickshire bowler Boyd Rankin will miss the rest of the season after fracturing his leg in training. Rankin, 32, fractured his left tibia..

August 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

International one-day cricket set for new league set-up

International one day cricket could be a completely different scenario in three years time with the ICC proposing a new format. The plans,..

June 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

Niall O’Brien set to be out until end of July

Leicestershire could be without wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien until the end of July with the Irishman suffering a calf muscle tear...

June 13, 2016 with 0 Comments

Associates column – Cricket can enjoy its own Leicester City moment…

By Tim Wigmore From 5,000-1 outsiders to title winners. No wonder the tale of Leicester City has resonated far beyond football. At its core..

May 10, 2016 with 0 Comments

Ireland’s growth has been superb but next step awaits

Tim Wigmore looks at how Ireland are trying to change the face of the game in order for growth in the Emerald Isle On Tuesday, Cricket..

May 4, 2016 with 0 Comments

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