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Notes from Outside the System for August 20

American Cricket Federation President, Jamie Harrison, has a go at USACA in his CricketEurope column: “The fiasco that unfolded this weekend at Lauderhill was the direct result of choices and systemic failures that have long come to typify the actions … Continue reading

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The Founders

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.  – Margaret Mead ** Cricket. It gets in your blood. It gets under your skin. It sinks its teeth … Continue reading

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Notes from Outside the System for August 13

In the world of Women’s Cricket, the big news this week is the upcoming India vs. England Test at the historic Wormsley Ground in England. Worthwhile reads on the match can be found at The Telegraph, Wisden India and The Cordon. (That … Continue reading

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ACF Champions League – Weekend Update – August 9 & 10

** Massachusetts State Cricket League vs Southern Connecticut Cricket Association Massachusetts won by five wickets Scorecard Recap via Terry Coffey “As Southern Connecticut Cricket Association played host to Massachusetts State Cricket League Saturday, each team was looking for a boost. Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Notes from Outside the System for August 6

Your friend and mine, Peter Della Penna from Cricinfo, has the latest from the USA: “The West Indies Cricket Board and the ICC have teamed up to recruit former USA Cricket Association member leagues in an effort to get them … Continue reading

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ACF Champions League – Weekend Update – August 2 & 3

Editor’s note: Along with several other USA based cricket bloggers, I have been writing match recaps for the brand new ACF (American Cricket Federation) Champions League. Going forward, I will be providing score updates on the matches from the previous … Continue reading

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On time zones and the 2015 World Cup

I love the Australian summer. Every cricket follower based in the USA does. The matches are brilliantly timed and we all get to enjoy cricket during the prime time viewing hours. Test cricket especially is a joy. You can watch … Continue reading

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Notes from Outside the System for July 30

The big news from outside the System this past week was Afghanistan’s defeat of Zimbabwe by 100 runs, which leveled their four ODI series at two-a-piece. The series was Afghanistan’s first bi-lateral ODI series against a Full Member, and they ended … Continue reading

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Notes from Outside the System for July 23

Editor’s note: I will now be including a weekly column on news and notes from around the non-Test playing cricket world – mostly women and Associate stuff, plus some affiliates and USA cricket when I have time. This should publish … Continue reading

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Five Days in July

July 17, 2014 At 11 o’clock in the morning on July 17th, in the steamy cauldron of Lord’s Cricket ground in the heart of St. John’s Wood, London, a coin was flipped, and 22 players in white – 11 from England … Continue reading

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