2015 World T20 Qualifier Preview

By Llewelyn Hoy On the eve of the World T20 Qualifier I thought I’d do an analysis of the teams competing to help me predict the outcome of the tournament. My analysis of three rating and ranking systems (A modified ICC ranking, Shane Booth’s and Alistair Gordon’s) left me with these possibilities: Ranking Analysis Prediction 1. Ireland 2.    2. Netherlands 3.    3. Afghanistan/Scotland 4.    4. Afghanistan/Scotland 5.    5. Nepal/UAE/Namibia 6.    6. Nepal/UAE/Namibia…

July 4, 2015

Vanuatu Women Go For Gold

By Llewelyn Hoy 3rd of July 2015 The Vanuatu Women’s National Cricket Team departed on Tuesday 30th of June for the 2015 Pacific Games.  In a first for the Pacific Games in its 15th edition both men’s and women’s cricket will be played at the Games. However Vanuatu are one of the few teams to enter both a Men’s and Women’s side with only New Caledonia and hosts Papua New…

July 3, 2015

From the Shadows into the Light, Vanuatu seek Gold in Moresby

By Llewelyn Hoy 30th of June 2015 Vanuatu a country a quarter of the size of Papua New Guinea will look to force their way out PNG’s shadow in the 2015 Pacific Games. Vanuatu have finished second to Papua New Guinea in the ICC EAP Trophies of 2011, 2013 and 2014 and finished 3rd in the last pacific games in 2011. The Vanuatu Men’s team depart Port Vila for Port…

June 30, 2015