A Run Down of the Super Sixes and ODI Qualification Play-Offs

Following on from the World Cup Qualifiers Group stage that finished on Monday, six teams will compete for the two spots available at the 2019 World Cup. By virtue of qualifying for this stage, Scotland and the UAE have achieved ODI status for the next international cycle. The six teams all finished in the top … Continue reading A Run Down of the Super Sixes and ODI Qualification Play-Offs

Hong Kong Shock Afghanistan; Wins for UAE and West Indies as Scotland Qualify for Super Sixes

The 3rd Round of the Cricket World Cup Qualifiers proved just as dismal for Afghanistan as the previous two, while the West Indies survived an early wobble to beat Papua New Guinea, the UAE overcame the Netherlands and Scotland became the first team to qualify for the Super Sixes by beating Nepal.   Hong Kong … Continue reading Hong Kong Shock Afghanistan; Wins for UAE and West Indies as Scotland Qualify for Super Sixes

Wins for Ireland, West Indies, and Scotland, as Zimbabwe Beat Afghanistan in 2-run Thriller

Scotland and Ireland maintained their perfect records after wins in Round 2 of the World Cup Qualifier, whilst the West Indies won their first game while a classic encounter played out between Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.   Zimbabwe 196 ao (43 overs): Taylor 89, Raza 60; Rashid 3-38, Mujeeb 3-49 Afghanistan 194ao (49.3 overs): Shah 69, … Continue reading Wins for Ireland, West Indies, and Scotland, as Zimbabwe Beat Afghanistan in 2-run Thriller

Wins for Ireland, UAE, and Zimbabwe, as Scotland Overcome Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifiers

The first round of World Cup Qualifiers were played today, with Ireland, the UAE, Zimbabwe, and Scotland all winning their opening matches.   Afghanistan 255 ao (50 overs): Nabi 92, N Zadran 67; Wheal 3-36, 3-42 Berrington Scotland 256-3 (47.2 overs): MacLeod 157*, Berrington 67; M Zadran 2-47 Scotland win by 7 wickets Scotland comfortably … Continue reading Wins for Ireland, UAE, and Zimbabwe, as Scotland Overcome Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifiers