The Board of Control for Cricket in the Maldives became the first national cricket association in the world to host a blog on its official website, "The aim is to bring players, fans and stakeholders of Maldivian cricket together and to share in the development of cricket," says the website.

CCBM Vice-Chairman Ahmed Hassan Didi elaborates, "We are here together to develop cricket in the Maldives. Come with your ideas and queries Together we can make wonders for Maldives cricket. Your participation is our success. Come with your views and help us enjoy the game in the Maldives."

Broadband internet is the norm across the islands.

Filed June 18 2007