138/7 (20.0) RR:6.9
139/3 (18.1) RR:7.72
Tim Brooks is a writer and commentator specialising in cricket beneath test level and the global development of the game. He has written extensively for Wisden and All Out Cricket and is Head of Cricket for QTV Sports. He contributed a chapter on Nepal to the recently published book 'Second XI:Cricket in its Outposts' and can be found on Twitter at @cricketatlas.
In the short term denying associates a place may lead to a bigger pay cheque, but in the longer term it will deprive cricket of emerging and potentially lucrative markets.