Idlesummers Previews EAP WCL Qualifer & More

Desert T20 review, Women’s WC Qualifier Preview Russell Degnan   The associate and affiliate cricket podcast begins its fifth year much as it ended with Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) and Russell Degnan (@idlesummers). The Desert T20 is featured (0:20) with a full wrap of the eight teams involved, and the tri-series that followed (12:50). We touch briefly on the ICC Americas team playing in the West Indies (14:40), the ICC development…

February 16, 2017
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WCL5 and ICC Annual Meeting

WCL5 and ICC Annual Meeting; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast Russell Degnan   After an extended break, Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss World Cricket League Division 5 (0:20) including interviews with Neil MacRae, Anthony Hawkins-Kay and Ben Kynman. Also reviewed are Ireland’s matches against Sri Lanka (15:49), PNG’s victories over Kenya in the WCLC (19:13) as well as various tournaments on the European continent (22:53) and…

July 12, 2016
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Preview World Cricket League Division Five; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast

ICC governance with Tim Anderson; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast Russell Degnan In this episode, Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) interviews Tim Anderson, Head of Global Development at the ICC, on a range of topics: reform of the WT20 qualifying process and affiliate cricket (11:10), the changes to World Cricket League, and restructure of regional pathways (24:02), the ascension of Ireland and Afghanistan and present focus on greater context for full member…

May 20, 2016
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Africa Div 2, women’s qualifier and ICC meeting; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast

Africa Div 2, women’s qualifier and ICC meeting; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast Russell Degnan   Africa played host to two tournaments this month, with the men’s division two (8:01) and the women’s T20 and/or World Cup qualifier (10:49) being played. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss them. Namibia played both Afghanistan (0:30), in the I-Cup, and Nepal (3:40) in the WCLC. In news, we mark the…

May 5, 2016
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WT20 review; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast

WT20 review; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast Russell Degnan As the World T20 winds down, Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss how each of the associate teams performed, opportunities taken and missed, men (0:23) and women (16:14). There is news from Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan (21:30). A preview of Afghanistan vs Namibia in the I-Cup (25:50), a summary of the mess that is Nepal…

April 5, 2016
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WT20 preview, Vanuatu with Mark Stafford; Associate and Affiliate Podcast

Russell Degnan The Latest Associate and Affiliate Podcast from Idle summers featuring the WT20 preview, Vanuatu with Mark Stafford We are gearing up for a big couple of weeks of cricket. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss second half of the under 19 World cup (0:30), world T20 qualifier preview of the men (9:30) and women (16:09), and the Stan Nagaiah trophy (18:44). In news, the ICC has…

March 8, 2016
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WCL, I-Cup and the U19 WC; Associate and Affiliate Cricket Podcast

Russell Degnan The Latest Associate and Affiliate Podcast from Idle summers featuring the WCL, I-Cup and the U19 WC. “The Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket League championship returned albeit without much play in Hong Kong, and in a series of one-sided encounters between the Netherlands and UAE. Andrew Nixon (@andrewnixon79) joins Russell Degnan (@idlesummers) to discuss the recent round of matches, and the ongoing Ireland-PNG series (0:20). The U-19 world cup is…

February 5, 2016
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