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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Reducing 2019 event to 10 teams reflects global body's lack of vision
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Reducing 2019 event to 10 teams reflects global body's lack of vision

In reality, the ICC remains, in institution-theoretic terms, and intergovernmental (or rather inter-board) forum rather than a truly supranational organisation, and is still largely bereft of real agency.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: For resurgent Afghanistan, there's no looking back after fairytale ending as they prepare for road ahead
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: For resurgent Afghanistan, there's no looking back after fairytale ending as they prepare for road ahead

Looking back, Afghanistan got lucky in the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018. But looking back is exactly the thing that they won't be doing from hereon.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai says his side will target winning tournament
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai says his side will target winning tournament

Both Afghanistan and West Indies had already made sure of their places in the 2019 World Cup by topping the 10-team qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan thrash West Indies by seven wickets to win tournament
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan thrash West Indies by seven wickets to win tournament

Both Afghanistan and West Indies had already made sure of their places in the 2019 World Cup by topping the 10-team qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Scotland face lonely path towards uncertainty after heart-breaking ouster
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Scotland face lonely path towards uncertainty after heart-breaking ouster

Scotland’s schedule after the Qualifier comprises a sole ODI game against England on 10 June and two T20I matches with Pakistan two days later. The future of cricket in the nation looks beak.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer describes 3-run loss to UAE as 'very painful'
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer describes 3-run loss to UAE as 'very painful'

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer rued his team’s missed opportunities for World Cup qualification after their three-run defeat to United Arab Emirates saw them all but drop out of the running for next year’s event.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Kyle Coetzer blames controversial LBW decision for Scotland's ouster from mega event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Kyle Coetzer blames controversial LBW decision for Scotland's ouster from mega event

Scotland lost the match to West Indies by five runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method after rain arrived in Harare with them 125 for five chasing 199 to win.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies scrape through to 2019 mega event, but can they address lingering doubts?
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies scrape through to 2019 mega event, but can they address lingering doubts?

At the ICC World Cup in 2019, Jason Holder and Co will need to justify their qualification with resounding performances.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies sneak past Scotland, book their spot for next year's event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies sneak past Scotland, book their spot for next year's event

The two-time World Cup winners were bowled out for just 198 batting first, but rain forced an early finish with the game in the balance and Scotland on 125-5 with 14.4 overs remaining.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan insists Afghanistan can still make it to the 2019 event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan insists Afghanistan can still make it to the 2019 event

"Anything can happen," said Rashid. "In the Super Six, it's quite difficult for anyone to go directly (into the final).

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to 5-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to 5-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates

Rashid returned figures of 5 for 41 as the UAE, after electing to bat, were bowled out for 177 in 43 overs. Afghanistan, in their run-chase, initially faltering at 54/5, chased the target with 5 wickets to spare

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Jason Holder was outstanding against Zimbabwe, says West Indies coach Stuart Law
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Jason Holder was outstanding against Zimbabwe, says West Indies coach Stuart Law

West Indies are now top of the Super Six table ahead of their final match against Scotland when victory would secure a spot for next year's tournament.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies edge past Zimbabwe to stay on course for mega event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies edge past Zimbabwe to stay on course for mega event

Chasing 290 to win, the two-time champions reached their target with six balls to spare after surviving a worrying mid-innings collapse.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Zimbabwe thrash Ireland to move step closer to 2019 mega event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Zimbabwe thrash Ireland to move step closer to 2019 mega event

Zimbabwe battled hard to make 211 for 9 batting first in Harare, before bowling out Ireland for just 104 to move top of the Super Sixes table.

Nepal captain Paras Khadka continues to be team's rock, but it's the youngsters who helped them achieve ODI status
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Nepal captain Paras Khadka continues to be team's rock, but it's the youngsters who helped them achieve ODI status

After months, arguably years, of conservative and stagnant selection, persisting with an established but ossified old guard, Nepal took a chance on youth.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Nepal secure ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea by six wickets
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Nepal secure ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea by six wickets

Nepal made history on Thursday as they gained ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea (PNG) by six wickets in the World Cup Qualifier play-off at the Old Hararians Sports Club.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan beat West Indies by three wickets, keep World Cup hopes alive
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan beat West Indies by three wickets, keep World Cup hopes alive

Mujeeb was the most successful bowler with three for 33, while Nabi bagged two for 43, including the wicket of Marlon Samuels for his 100th ODI scalp.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Struggling Afghanistan take on West Indies in Super Sixes stage; Zimbabwe face Ireland
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Struggling Afghanistan take on West Indies in Super Sixes stage; Zimbabwe face Ireland

Afghanistan arrived in Zimbabwe with high hopes of making the finals in England and Wales in 2019, but they will carry no points into the next stage.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018 group stage wrap: From wobbles and wins for West Indies to Afghanistan's escape act
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018 group stage wrap: From wobbles and wins for West Indies to Afghanistan's escape act

Afghanistan stumbled into the Super Sixes off the back of just a single win, while Windies topped the group via a roller-coaster ride. This and more in the group stage wrap of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Evin Lewis powers West Indies into Super Six; Afghanistan scrape through to next round
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Evin Lewis powers West Indies into Super Six; Afghanistan scrape through to next round

Afghanistan still have a slim chance of reaching a second successive World Cup, after Nepal's win sends the Afghans through from Group B on net run rate.