Cricket Scotland chief executive Roddy Smith spoke to Jim White, looking back on a packed 2010 season for Scotland, which ended when they finished as runners-up to Afghanistan in the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Dubai...
2011 World Cup co-hosts Bangladesh have named their 30-man provisional squad for the tournament, including batsmen Alok Kapali and Nazimuddin in the squad.
Kapali, the first man to score a century in the unofficial Indian Cricket League, has not played a One-Day International since 2008, while Nazimuddin also last played in 2008.
The 2012 Asia Cup will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has confirmed, with the 11th edition of the tournament being held in Mirpur.
Defending champions India, who won the tournament in 2010, will join hosts Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as four qualifiers from the ACC Associate and Affiliate nations.
Tamim Iqbal blasted a belligerent half-century as Bangladesh swept to a series-clinching six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the fifth and final One-Day International in Chittagong.
Iqbal hit 95 in 96 balls as Bangladesh passed Zimbabwe's score of 188 for six with seven overs to spare, Junaid Siddique also making 56 not out.
India's spinners shared seven wickets as they dismissed New Zealand for just 103 on their way to a crushing eight-wicket victory in the fifth and final One-Day International in Chennai.
New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat before slumping to their lowest score in ODI cricket against India, who then raced to 107 for two in 21.1 overs to seal a 5-0 series clean sweep.
The fourth One-Day International between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Chittagong was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to heavy rain.
After a number of inspections by the umpires, the match was called off around four hours after the scheduled start time.
New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has praised Yusuf Pathan after the all-rounder's aggressive unbeaten century helped India move into a 4-0 One-Day International series win in Bangalore.
Pathan smashed an unbeaten 123 in 96 balls - his maiden ODI century - as India chased down 316 to win with seven balls to spare as New Zealand's improved batting effort proved to be in vain.
Cricket Scotland has signed a five-year agreement with Surridge, which will see the Burnley-based manufacturer become Scotland's official kit supplier.
From 1st January 2011, Surridge will supply all casual, training and teamwear to Scotland sides from age-group right up to the senior team, which recently reached the final of the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Dubai.
Afghanistan players are given a warm welcome following their victory over Scotland in the ICC Intercontinental Cup earlier this week, as well as their silver-medal winning performance in the Asian Games in China last month.
Yusuf Pathan hammered a 79-ball century before India won the fourth One-Day International against New Zealand by five wickets in Bangalore.
James Franklin smashed an unbeaten 98 in 69 balls as New Zealand posted 315 for seven but with Pathan in stunning form, India were able to surpass that and move into a 4-0 series lead with Pathan unbeaten on 123 in 96 balls.
Bangladesh moved into a 2-1 series lead over Zimbabwe after a 65-run win in the third One-Day International in Mirpur after a solid all-round performance saw them outplay their opponents.
Batting first, half-centuries from Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim saw them post 246 for seven and four wickets apiece for Abdur Razzak and Shafiul Islam bowled Zimbabwe out for 181 in reply.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced plans to expand the Intercontinental Cup to eight teams with the result that the Intercontinental Shield will no longer exist.
The Shield, won by Namibia in the first running of the competition as they beat the United Arab Emirates by six wickets in Dubai, was set up to allow four more Associate teams first-class experience.
Afghanistan overturned a first-innings deficit of 41, going on to bowl Scotland out for 82 in their second innings on their way to a seven-wicket victory in the final of the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Dubai.
Mohammad Shahzad's unbeaten 56 steered them past their victory target in the final innings of the match as Afghanistan added another title to their growing honours list.
Gautam Gambhir's rich vein of form continued as his unbeaten century steered India to a series-clinching nine-wicket win over New Zealand in the third One-Day International in Vadodara.
Gambhir closed unbeaten on 126 as India chased down a target of 225 to go 3-0 up with two matches to play with ten overs and three balls to spare.
Bangladesh put their series-opening loss to Zimbabwe behind them as they comprehensively won the second One-Day International between the two sides by six wickets in Mirpur.
Zimbabwe were dismissed for 191 as Abdur Razzak returned a five-wicket haul including a hat-trick but they were powerless to prevent Bangladesh motoring to victory with more than ten overs to spare.
Fast bowlers Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar are to return to India's line-up for the final three One-Day Internationals against New Zealand.
Meanwhile, senior players Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh will continue to be rested for the remainder of the series.
Indian captain Gautam Gambhir led his side to an emphatic eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in the second One-Day International with a fluent unbeaten century in Jaipur.
Half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Scott Styris boosted New Zealand as they posted a score of 258 for eight before Gambhir's 138 saw India power home with seven overs to spare.
Zimbabwe held on to win the first One-Day International against Bangladesh by nine runs as the two sides' five-match series got off to an entertaining start in Mirpur.
Although Zimbabwe were dismissed for just 209 after being invited to bat first by Bangladesh, they hit back to dismiss their hosts for 200 and claim victory.