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Results
Play-offs
  • Scorecard Final: Ireland beat Canada by 9 wickets, Centurion, 19 April.
  • Scorecard 3rd-4th Place: Netherlands beat Kenya by 6 wickets, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 19 April.
  • Scorecard 5th-6th Place: Afghanistan beat Scotland by 89 runs, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 19 April.
  • Scorecard 7th-8th Place: UAE beat Namibia by 4 wickets, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 19 April.
Relegation Play-offs
Semi-Finals
  • Scorecard Bermuda beat Oman by 8 wickets, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 11 April.
  • Scorecard Uganda beat Denmark by 62 runs, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 11 April.
9th Place Playoff
  • Scorecard Bermuda beat Uganda by 8 wickets, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 13 April.
11th Place Playoff
  • Scorecard Oman beat Denmark by 5 wickets, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 13 April.
Super Eights
            P   W   L   Pts     NRR
Ireland     7   5   2   10     0.689
Canada      7   4   3    8     0.687
Kenya       7   4   3    8     0.035
Netherlands 7   4   3    8     0.025
Scotland    7   3   4    6    -0.140
Afghanistan 7   3   4    6    -0.209
UAE         7   3   4    6    -1.080
Namibia     7   2   5    4    -0.079
  • Scorecard Canada beat Kenya by 7 wickets, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 11 April.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Ireland by 22 runs, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 11 April.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Netherlands by 26 runs, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 11 April.
  • Scorecard Namibia beat UAE by 49 runs, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 11 April.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Namibia by 2 wickets, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 13 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat UAE by 8 wickets, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 13 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat Scotland by 24 runs, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 13 April.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 13 April.
  • Scorecard UAE beat Canada by 5 wickets, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 15 April.
  • Scorecard Namibia beat Kenya by 201 runs, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 15 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Netherlands by 6 wickets, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 15 April.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Scotland by 42 runs, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 15 April.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Canada by 6 wickets, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 17 April.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Namibia by 22 runs, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 17 April.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat UAE by 122 runs, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 17 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat Ireland by 6 wickets, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 17 April.
Group A
GROUP A       P   W   T  NR   L Pts     NRR
Ireland       5   5   0   0   0  10    1.492
Canada        5   4   0   0   1   8    1.490
Scotland      5   3   0   0   2   6   -0.32
Namibia       5   1   0   0   4   2   -0.51
Uganda        5   1   0   0   4   2   -0.93
Oman          5   1   0   0   4   2   -1.14
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Scotland by 7 wickets, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 1 April.
  • Scorecard Uganda beat Namibia by 6 wickets, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 1 April.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Oman by 103 runs, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 1 April.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Namibia by 72 runs, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 2 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Oman by 116 runs, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 2 April.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Uganda by 5 wickets, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Uganda by 6 wickets, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Oman by 9 runs, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Namibia by 141 runs, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Uganda by 45 runs, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 6 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Canada by 6 wickets, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 6 April.
  • Scorecard Namibia beat Oman by 119 runs, Stan Friedman Oval, Krugersdorp, 6 April.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Scotland by 148 runs, Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 8 April.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Namibia by 7 wickets, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 8 April.
  • Scorecard Oman beat Uganda by 1 wicket, LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 8 April.
Group B
GROUP B       P   W   T  NR   L Pts     NRR
Kenya         5   4   0   0   1   8    1.68
Netherlands   5   4   0   0   1   8    0.56
UAE           5   4   0   0   1   8   -0.13
Afghanistan   5   2   0   0   3   4   -0.28
Bermuda       5   1   0   0   4   2   -0.44
Denmark       5   0   0   0   5   0   -1.34
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Kenya by 7 wickets, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 1 April.
  • Scorecard UAE beat Bermuda by 4 wickets, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 1 April.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Denmark by 5 wickets, Isak Steyl Stadium, Vanderbijlpark, 1 April.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Bermuda by 60 runs, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 2 April.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Denmark by 7 wickets, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 2 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat UAE by 9 wickets, Isak Steyl Stadium, Vanderbijlpark, 2 April.
  • Scorecard UAE beat Netherlands by 2 wickets, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Bermuda beat Denmark by 9 wickets, Isak Steyl Stadium, Vanderbijlpark, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat Afghanistan by 107 runs, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 4 April.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets, Isak Steyl Stadium, Vanderbijlpark, 6 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat Bermuda by 7 wickets, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 6 April.
  • Scorecard UAE beat Denmark by 112 runs, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 6 April.
  • Scorecard Kenya beat Denmark by 9 wickets, Absa Puk Oval, Potchefstroom, 8 April.
  • Scorecard UAE beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets, Isak Steyl Stadium, Vanderbijlpark, 8 April.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Bermuda by 64 runs, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, 8 April.
Warm up Match Results
  • Ireland beat UAE by 8 wickets.
    29 March.
    UAE 132 (43.1 overs, R West 4-21)
    Ireland 134-2 (34.3 overs, G Wilson 83*, N O'Brien 21*)
  • Uganda beat Denmark by 2 wickets.
    29 March.
    Denmark 172-5 (49 overs, C Pedersen 85*, M Andersen 44*)
    Uganda 173-8 (47.5 overs, J Kwebiha 39, J Olweny 30, R Ssemanda 27*, M Andersen 2-24, B Chawla 3-40)
  • Netherlands beat Canada by 6 wickets.
    28 March.
    Netherlands 305-8 (50 overs, R ten Doeschate 72, A Kervezee 63, B Zuiderent 63, R Cheema 5-57)
    Canada 267 (44.4 overs, S Dhaniram 69, J Davison 48, H Baidwan 41, P Seelaar 3-48)
  • Namibia beat Bermuda by 6 wickets.
    28 March.
    Bermuda 219-8 (50 overs, J Tucker 54, D Hemp 45*, L Cann 36, L van der Westhuizen 3-43)
    Namibia 221-4 (46.4 overs, S Burger 54, L van der Westhuizen 51, C Williams 42, G Snyman 36*)
  • Afghanistan beat Oman by 4 wickets.
    28 March.
    Oman 223 (49.1 overs, N Parmar 67, Syed Hussain 42, S Shinwari 3-30)
    Afghanistan 224-6 (45.1 overs, Narooz Mangal 89*, Shafiqullah Shafaq 51, Syed Hussain 3-56)
  • Tuks Academy lost to Bermuda by 170 runs.
    Tuks Academy, Pretoria, 26 March.
    Bermuda 237/9 (50 overs, I Romaine 59)
    Tuks Academy 67 (26.4 overs, D Leverock 4/11, R Trott 3/14)
  • Western Province XI beat Netherlands by 2 runs.
    The Vineyard, Cape Town, 26 March.
    Western Province XI 172 (40.2 overs, J Kuiper 35, B Bennett 35)
    Netherlands 170 (44.2 overs, M Mahlombe 5/17)
  • Pretoria University lost to Kenya by 64 runs.
    LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria, 26 March.
    Kenya 253/7 (50 overs, T Odoyo 70, K Otieno 45, C Obuya 47*)
    Pretoria University 189 (40.4 overs, H Coetzee 64, H Varaiya 3/34)
  • Gauteng Lions beat Scotland by 7 wickets.
    26 March.
    Scotland 137 (C Wright 38)
    Gauteng Lions 140/3
  • Easterns lost to Canada by 113 runs.
    26 March.
    Canada 267/4 (50 overs, G Barnett 107, A Bagai 77)
    Easterns 154 (U Bhatti 3/29)
  • Boland XI lost to Uganda by 74 runs.
    Goodwood Oval, Cape Town, 26 March.
    Uganda 218 (49.3 overs, J Olweny 88, Abraham 3/36)
    Boland XI 144 (35.2 overs, K Kamyuka 4/17, F Nsubuga 3/45)
  • Afghanistan lost to Ireland by 6 wickets.
    Willomoore Park C Field, Benoni, 26 March.
    Afghanistan 86 (33.4 overs, R West 4/11, P Connell 3/24)
    Ireland 88/4 (22.2 overs, Noor Ali 3/22)
  • Western Province XI beat Uganda by 13 runs.
    25 March.
    Western Province XI 194/7 (45 overs)
    Uganda 181/9 (45 overs, A Kyobe 65, B Musoke 50, E van Wyk 3/40)
  • Pretoria University lost to Scotland by 100 runs.
    Pretoria, 25 March.
    Scotland 286/6 (50 overs, C Smith 97, N McCallum 93)
    Pretoria University 186 (J Stander 3/23)
  • Ireland lost to Zimbabwe A by 7 wickets.
    Willowmoore Park Main Oval, Benoni, 25 March.
    Ireland 118 (38.5 overs, G Wilson 56, T Chisoro 3/26)
    Zimbabwe A 120/3 (28 overs, M Mabuza 46*, C Zhuwawo 45)
  • Afghanistan lost to Oman by 5 wickets.
    Lord's Cricket Ground, Benoni, 25 March.
    Afghanistan 102 (37.1 overs, Hasti Gul 47, Farhan Khan 3/22, Awal Khan 3/26)
    Oman 103/5 (28.1 overs, Noor Ali 3/45)
  • Western Province CC lost to Netherlands by 6 wickets.
    The Vineyard, Cape Town, 24 March.
    Western Province CC 188 (39.5 overs, D Barnes 49, M Richardson 47, Mohammad Kashif 4/34, E Schiferli 3/41)
    Netherlands 189/4 (35 overs, T de Grooth 66*, B Zuiderent 47, A Kervezee 37)
  • Titans B beat Kenya by 48 runs.
    LC de Villiers No2 Oval, Pretoria, 24 March.
    Titans B 292/7 (50 overs, D Wiese 90*, M Sekhoto 57, P Malan 54)
    Kenya 244/9 (50 overs, J Kamande 62, M Ouma 47, C Obuya 38, S Novak 3/33)
  • Canada lost to Zimbabwe A by 6 wickets.
    Willowmoore Park Main Oval, Benoni, 24 March.
    Canada 143 (48.1 overs, Garwe 3/23)
    Zimbabwe A 145/4 (M Mabuza 61*)
  • Pretoria University lost to Scotland by 6 wickets.
    Pretoria, 23 March.
    Pretoria University 170 (J Booysen 39, D Pretorius 38, J Stander 3/40)
    Scotland 172/4 (31.5 overs, R Watson 73, C Smith 49*)
  • Glamorgan lost to Netherlands by 2 wickets.
    PP Smit Stadium, Bellville, Cape Town, 23 March.
    Glamorgan 267/5 (50 overs, G Rees 60, J Dalrymple 55, B Wright 52, E Schiferli 3/38)
    Netherlands 268/8 (47.2 overs, E Szwarczynski 98, D van Bunge 95, D Harrison 3/45, D Cosker 3/49)
  • Easterns XI lost to Oman by 101 runs.
    Willowmoore Park C Field, Benoni, 23 March.
    Oman 232/6 (50 overs, Awal Khan 59*, A Sampat 55)
    Easterns XI 131 (M Mosehle 62, Maqsood Hussain 3/18)
  • Northerns XI lost to Bermuda by 71 runs.
    LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria 22 March.
    Bermuda 173/8 (50 overs, F Crockwell 43, G Blakeney 39, J Mangle 3/23)
    Northerns XI 102 (37.2 overs, P Selowa 38, S Outerbridge 5/27)
  • Easterns XI beat Ireland by 1 wicket.
    22 March.
    Ireland 309/8 (50 overs, W Porterfield 97, A Poynter 62)
    Easterns XI 310/9 (49.4 overs, M Mosehle 102, T Bodibe 60, J Mooney 3/72)
  • Boland Academy lost to Netherlands by 29 runs.
    Brackenfall Sports Fields, 20 March.
    Netherlands 311/6 (50 overs, Mudassar Bukhari 128*, P Borren 74, D Reekers 51)
    Boland Academy 282/9 (50 overs, K Julius 81, M Jonkman 3/47)
  • Hampshire beat Netherlands by 23 runs.
    The Vineyard, Cape Town, 18 March.
    Hampshire 225/8 (50 overs, C Benham 78*)
    Netherlands 202 (48.2 overs, E Szwarczynski 37, D Reekers 35, B Taylor 3/25, J Adams 3/30)
  • Eastern Province Invitation XI beat Denmark by 4 wickets.
    St Georges Park No2 Ground, Port Elizabeth, 12 March.
    Denmark 263/8 (50 overs, Rizwan Mahmood 68, M Pedersen 56, F Klokker 47)
    Eastern Province Invitation XI 267/6 (49.5 overs, A Nel 106, C Venske 75, L Vaalltyn 46, B Chawla 3/45)
  • Grahamstown lost to Denmark by 98 runs.
    Pollock Field, Grey High School Ground, Port Elizabeth, 10 March.
    Denmark 248/8 (50 overs, L Andersen 64, M Pedersen 51, Nqowana 3/41)
    Grahamstown 150 (39.4 overs, Bashir Shah 3/30)
  • Eastern Province Invitation XI lost to Denmark by 4 wickets.
    Aberdare Sports Ground, Port Elizabeth, 9 March.
    Eastern Province Invitation XI 190 (46 overs, W Bell 77, A Stevens 35, Bashir Shah 3/4)
    Denmark 194/6 (M Pedersen 79, F Klokker 40, M Lund 35, N Parshotum 3/27)
Reports & Articles
World Cup Qualifier review: (2) The also-rans
Bermuda's loss of ODI status comes as a blow to the island's cricketers, but for all the bottom six there's much work to be done.
World Cup Qualifier review: (1) The top six
Ireland's pre-eminence was confirmed, but the rise of Afghanistan and Scotland's lapses made headlines as well.
CricketEurope's Team of the ICC World Cup Qualifying Tournament
The inclusion of five Irishmen reflects the Emerald Isle's dominant position in a hard-fought competition.
Nine-wicket victory over Canada gives Ireland the trophy
On the last day of tournament there were play-off wins for Netherlands, Afghanistan and UAE.
Edgar Schiferli named man of the tournament
Dutch opening bowler was the leading wicket-taker and also had a batting strike-rate of 169.
Four World Cup qualifiers decided
Ireland, Canada, Kenya and Netherlands take the four World Cup places; Afghanistan and Scotland earn ODI status.
Bermuda boss slams players for lack of national pride
Bermuda Cricket Board president blames complacency as well as lack of national pride and fitness for the island's fall from grace over the past four years.
UAE thumps sub-par Canada
UAE cashed in on a poor performance from Canada to win by 5 wickets with almost 19 overs to spare.
Scotland on the brink of elimination
Afghanistan defeat the Scots as Ireland becomes the first team to qualify for 2011 World Cup. Surprise wins for Namibia and UAE.
Match Day 7 round up
Defending champion is in danger of failing to qualify as it fails against Kenya. Afghanistan loses to Canada while Ireland and The Netherlands win.
Uganda bowlers fail again to defend huge total
David Hemp scores an unbeaten 170 as Bermuda defeats Uganda by 8 wickets to claim ninth place.
Match Day 6 round up
Super Eight wins for Afghanistan, Scotland, Namibia and Canada throw the competition wide open.
Uganda cruises home against Denmark
Uganda relegated Denmark to Division 3 status with an emphatic win in the relegation play-off.
And then there were eight (or six, or maybe five)
The Super Eight phase holds some terrific matches in prospect, as the battles for World Cup qualification and ODI status reach boiling point.
Uganda throws it away
Uganda loses out on Super Eight place as they fail to defend 298 against Oman.
Match Day 5 round-up
The last eight are determined as Afghanistan's World Cup dream stays alive for a little longer.
Afghans found guilty of breaching code of conduct
Karim Sadiq receives one-match ban; official reprimand for Mohammad Shehzad.
All to play for in final group matches
Eleven teams still in with a chance of qualification for the 2011 World Cup.
The curse of the batting collapse
Once gain Uganda's middle order let it down in the defeat by Scotland.
Match Day 4 round up
O'Brien and Morgan rescue Ireland; McCallum scores third century as Scotland wins; victories for Netherlands, UAE, Kenya and Namibia.
Canada into Super Eights
Now faces a big game against Ireland which will determine Group A leadership.
Uganda v Scotland preview
Scotland's performance against Oman must give Uganda hope.
Match Day 3 round-up
UAE shock the Dutch, Canada thrash Namibia and Scotland just scrape home against Oman; wins also for Ireland, Bermuda and Kenya.
Ireland too strong for Uganda
Ugandans are taught a lesson in cricket basics as Ireland win easily.
Dutch - and Afghans - look to make it three in a row
The Netherlands take on the UAE on Saturday in a bid to maintain their unbeaten record, while Afghanistan must face Kenya.
Big challenge for Uganda
Uganda make changes for their game against Ireland.
Second day round-up
Afghanistan surprises Bermuda; wins also for Scotland, Canada, Ireland, Netherlands and Kenya.
A missed opportunity
Uganda rue their missed chances as they go down to a five wicket defeat against Canada.
Bermuda's bid in tatters
Bermuda must rely on others if it is to progress to the next phase of the tournament.
Defeat leaves Bermuda's dream hanging by thread
Bermuda's qualifying bid got off to the worst possible start as they crashed to a four-wicket defeat at the hands of UAE.
First day round-up
Ireland defeats Scotland, Netherlands overcomes Kenya and wins for Afghanistan, UAE, Canada and Uganda.
Last ball victory for Uganda
Uganda just took the points an incredibly tense and hard fought match against Namibia in Krugersdorp.
Four remaining World Cup places set to be filled
Trent Johnston, Steve Tikolo and John Davison talk of what it was like to play at World Cups past and why they want another shot at glory.
Crunch time for Uganda
The many months, even years, of preparation are over and done for the Ugandan cricket team.
Group B top seeds face a vital battle
Kenya and The Netherlands meet in an ODI in Potchefstroom on Wednesday as the tournament gets off to a tantalising start.
Denmark looks to perpetuate the stereotype
Captain Klokker says underdog status could work to his team's advantage
Oman won't be left out in the cold
Hemal Mehta dreams of a first appearance for his country in any sporting World Cup.
Tikolo still keen to prove Kenya is the best
Captain Steve still has the hunger to make it to another World Cup.
Uganda looks to join top African Associates
WCQ performance could have a profound effect on development of cricket in Uganda.
Lessons of 2005 can help UAE
Khuram Khan says young blood and new coach can take his team to the World Cup.
Afghanistan not fazed by the latest challenge
Captain is not worried about facing Ireland, Scotland or even Pakistan.
Canada still to realise its potential
Canada's cricketing growth comes with its celebration of diversity.
Ireland ready to conquer the Associate world
Captain Porterfield says main threat will come from old foe and defending champion Scotland.
Scotland trying to stay ahead of the bunch
Captain Ryan Watson is out to retain the title but argues Ireland is favourite this time.
Bermuda hoping to go up a level
Captain Romaine says World Cup qualification will boost the game in Bermuda even further.
Namibia must learn to adapt to the 50-over game
Captain insists that success in the ICC Intercontinental Cup can be transferred to the shorter format.
World Cup Qualifier venues revised
The ICC has announced that several changes have been made to the ground allocations for next month's World Cup Qualifying tournament in South Africa.
Borden pays a heavy price for walking out
Bermuda all-rounder Delyone Borden is dropped from Bermuda's WCQ squad after a refusal to play in Grenada.
Porterfield delighted with squad composition
Ireland captain William Porterfield confident ahead of World Cup Qualifiers.
Namibia name WCQ squad
Namibia name their World Cup Qualifier squad, but two key men are missing.
"Bermuda good enough to earn Cup spot"
West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy believes Bermuda have what it takes to qualify for a second World Cup.
"Scotland are probably our main competition"
Ireland's Andre Botha savours the prospect of taking on fierce rivals Scotland in the opening match of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
Venues and schedule confirmed for World Cup Qualifier
Twelve teams to fight it out over 19 days for four remaining places at the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.