Recent Matches Rejected for ListA status

The list contains matches and events starting from the 2009 season


CountryEvent/MatchReason

AustraliaCricket Australia Emerging Players Tournament 2009Some matches played 12 a side and development/academy sides not counted as List A, even though they were almost all first-class players (both 50 and 20 over matches)
Maharashtra Cricket Association XI in Australia 2009Australian sides were not first-class
Otago in Australia 2009/10Pre-season tour matches
Australia Prime Minister's XI v West Indians in 2009/10Festival type match although played more seriously in some seasons than others but excluded as it is more practical to exclude all matches of this type
Cricket Australia Emerging Players Tournament 2010Some matches played 12 a side and development/academy sides not counted as List A, even though they were almost all first-class players (both 50 and 20 over matches)
Maharashtra Cricket Association XI in Australia 2010Australian sides were not first-class except Tasmania played 13/14 a side
New Zealand in Australia 2010Warm-up matches for New Zealand's tour of Sri Lanka played 12 a side
Cricket Australia Emerging Players Tournament 2011Matches played 12 a side and development/academy sides not counted as List A, even though they were almost all first-class players (both 50 and 20 over matches)

BangladeshICC World Twenty20 2009Bangladesh played Bangladesh A in three matches as warm-up before the team left for England
Maharashtra Cricket Association XI in Bangladesh 2009Cricket Association XI sides from the teams who play in the Ranji Trophy in India are not counted as List A as not being exactly equivalent to the full Maharashtra side (both 50 and 20 overs, as well as four day games not counted as first-class)
Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI in Bangladesh 2009Matches all against Bangladesh Academy side and development/academy matches not counted as List A, even though they were almost all first-class players (50 overs, and also four day matches not counted as first-class)
Dhaka Premier Division T20 Tournament 2009/10The local club sides are not of first-class standing although there are some overseas players
Ispahani Tea Dhaka Premier Division 2009/10The local club sides are not of first-class standing although there are some overseas players
South Asian Games 2009/10Under-21s tournament involving five countries (three of them Test countries)
South Africa Academy in Bangladesh 2010Academy sides not counted as List A even though almost all the players had appeared in first-class cricket (50, 20 over and 4 day matches).
South Africa Academy in Bangladesh 2010/11Academy sides not counted as List A even though almost all the players had appeared in first-class cricket (50, 20 over and 4 day matches).

CanadaCricket Canada Summer Festival 2010Bermuda, Canada and Sagicor High Performance Centre (West Indies Academy) played a series of 20 and 50 over matches
Etihad Summer Festival 2011USA matches not counted as List A (USA not in top two Divisions of the ICC World Cricket League at the time)

ChinaAsian Games Men's Cricket Competition 2010/11Twenty20 cricket played as part of the Asian Games so not under ICC jurisdiction - the Test countries did not pick full sides although all were first-class players

IndiaBangladesh A in India 2009/10Maharashtra Cricket Association XI not regarded as a first-class side (50 and 20 over, and four day game)
India Cements v New Zealand A in 2009/1050 over match arranged 12 a side after the New Zealand were knockout out of the Buchi Babu (a tournament of 2 day matches so not first-class) not counted as List A as Indian corporate sides not counted as major domestic teams although they had all played first-class cricket.
Sahara BCCI Corporate Trophy 2009/10Start of season tournament involving only corporate teams (two from the same organisation contesting the final) not counted as List A as Indian corporate sides not counted as major domestic teams and in previous seasons some of these teams contested pre-season tournaments. Unlike those tournaments this was organised by the BCCI and most of the teams did have all first-class cricketers including some Test players.
Kenya in India 2010/11Local sides were Cricket Association XIs not full sides
Rajsingh Dungapur Corporate Trophy 2010/11Start of season tournament involving only corporate teams not counted as List A as Indian corporate sides not counted as major domestic teams and in previous seasons some of these teams contested pre-season tournaments. Unlike those tournaments this was organised by the BCCI and most of the teams did have a large majority of players who had played first-class cricket but not so many as in the first season.
Rajsingh Dungapur Corporate Trophy 2011/12Start of season tournament involving only corporate teams not counted as List A as Indian corporate sides not counted as major domestic teams and in previous seasons some of these teams contested pre-season tournaments. Unlike those tournaments this was organised by the BCCI and most of the teams did have a large majority of players who had played first-class cricket but not so many as in the first season.

KenyaKenya Tri-Series 2010Pre-season tour for Indian Cricket Association sides not counted as List A (also four day games)

New ZealandSri Lanka Under-21s in New Zealand 2009/10Matches were against New Zealand Under-19 sides as part of NZ's preparation for the Under-19 World Cup

PakistanICC World Twenty20 2009Pakistan played three warm-up matches before the team left for England)
Other matches in Pakistan 2009Five trial matches (50 and 20 overs) played more than 11 a side
Pakistan Day Twenty20 Challenge Trophy 2009/10Not counted as List A as the two matches were to celebrate Pakistan Day and had Pakistan Under-19s won the first match they would have played in the second.

South AfricaWarriors v England XI in 2009/10Warriors played 12 players v England so not counted (in England's other games before the internationals both sides played 11).
Lions v South Africa in 2009/10Played 12 a side two weeks before the Champions Trophy
Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy in South Africa 2011Academy sides not counted as List A even though almost all the players had appeared in first-class cricket (50, 20 over and 4 day matches).

United Arab EmiratesEmirates T20 Arch Trophy 2010Pre-season warm-up matches for the English counties not counted as List A.
Emirates Airline Forty 40 Trophy 2010Pre-season warm-up matches for the English counties not counted as List A.
Emirates Airline Twenty20 2011Pre-season warm-up matches for the English counties not counted as List A.
Caribasian Tournament 2011/12West Indies, Sagicor High Performance Centre (West Indies Academy), Afghanistan and United Arab Emirates played a series of 20 and 50 over practice matches - the West Indies were preparing for their tour of Bangladesh, and Afghanistan and UAE preparing for their ICC Inter-Continental Cup matches

United States of AmericaPearls Cup 2010USA v Jamaica matches not counted as List A (USA in World Cricket League Division Four at the time)

West IndiesUniversity of West Indies Vice-Chancellor's XI v Bangladeshis in 2009Practice match home side not counted as a major team even though Combined Campuses and Colleges do now play in the West Indies domestic competition
England Counties Cricket Cup Twenty20 2009/10Pre-season tournament for the English counties (with two local sides) not counted as List A.
England Counties Cricket Cup Pro40 2009/10Pre-season tournament for the English counties not counted as List A.
University of West Indies Vice-Chancellor's XI v Zimbabweans in 2009/10Practice match home side not counted as a major team even though Combined Campuses and Colleges do now play in the West Indies domestic competition
Trinidad Cricket Festival Twenty20 Series 2010/11Trindad and Tobago, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago A, Trinidad and Tobago Academy played practice matches to prepare the first two teams for the Caribbean T20

 

Shopping Cart