Friday, March 22, 2013

ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship 5th round wrap-up


Ireland are in verge of qualifying for  the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 after winning its fifth round 50-over matches in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship against UAE at Sharjah .Ireland now has six-point lead over second-placed Scotland and Afghanistan, who are both sitting on 11 points.Three other teams  Netherlands, Kenya and the UAE are also in contention for the 2nd qualifying spot , just one point behind. Namibia and Canada are virtually out of the qualifiers with 4 and 3 points respectively and will merely serve to create difference for other contending teams.

Here's points table after 5th round


Teams----------Played-----------Points
Ireland-----------10-----------------17
Scotland---------10-----------------11
Afghanistan-----10-----------------11
Netherlands------8-----------------10
Kenya-----------10-----------------10
UAE-------------10-----------------10
Namibia----------8-------------------4
Canada----------10------------------3


The exciting and competitive 6th round is all set to be held on July/ August. The other two teams qualifying for the world cup will be decided by  ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, which will be staged in New Zealand in 2014.

Here's how to watch matches of WCL championship live stream

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