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WCL2 Preview: Namibia

Missing out on a spot for last year’s World Cup Qualifier, Namibia’s fourth place at World Cricket League 2 in their own backyard was a frustrating result. Losing to UAE on the last day, they fumbled the...

WCL2 Preview: Oman

Despite their incredible World T20 run in 2016, Oman has been slow to emulate their short-format success in the fifty over game. Once languishing in Division Six three years ago, Oman continued a slow climb to reach...

WCL2 Preview: PNG

Just over a year ago, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong faced off for the 4000th ODI. With both sides already relegated to WCL2 (and stripped of the ODI status they’d gained at the 2014 qualifier), two...

WCL2 Preview: Canada

Canada return to Namibia after a good showing at last year’s event, with only a Karan KC-inspired epic against Nepal in the final group match denying them a place in the CWCQ tournament in Zimabwe. The wafer-thin...

WCL2 Preview: USA

For a team that had for years been little more than a punchline thanks to the chaotic antics of its so-called administrators, “we will play ODIs and the World Cup” seems a lofty ambition. But those are...

WCL2 Preview: Hong Kong

Seven months ago Nizakat Khan and skipper Anshuman Rath's record-breaking opening stand of 174 put their team in the box seat to chase down India’s 259. Hong Kong’s chase was strangled by a combination of accurate bowling...