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Play-offs

  • Scorecard 1st-2nd: Ireland beat Scotland by 6 wickets, VRA Amsterdam, 10 July.
  • Scorecard 3rd-4th: Afghanistan beat Netherlands by 5 wickets, VOC Rotterdam, 10 July.
  • Scorecard 5th-6th: Canada beat Kenya by 3 wickets, Excelsior Schiedam, 10 July.

League Phase

                    P   W  NR   L   Pts     NRR
Ireland             5   5   0   0    10    0.918
Scotland            5   4   0   1     8    0.178
Afghanistan         5   3   0   2     6   -0.105
Netherlands         5   2   0   3     4    0.312
Canada              5   1   0   4     2   -0.449
Kenya               5   0   0   5     0   -0.915
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Kenya by 7 wickets, VOC Rotterdam, 1 July.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Netherlands by 1 wicket, VRA Amsterdam, 1 July.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Canada by 6 wickets, VCC Voorburg, 1 July.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Canada by 69 runs (DL), VRA Amsterdam, 3 July.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Kenya by 117 runs, VCC Voorburg, 3 July.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Afghanistan by 39 runs, VOC Rotterdam, 3-4 July.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Scotland by 5 wickets, VCC Voorburg, 5 July.
  • Scorecard Netherlands beat Canada by 7 wickets, VOC Rotterdam, 5 July.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Kenya by 1 wicket, VRA Amsterdam, 5 July.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Canada by 5 wickets, VRA Amsterdam, 7 July.
  • Scorecard Afghanistan beat Netherlands by 6 wickets, VCC Voorburg, 7 July.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Kenya by 6 runs, VRA Amsterdam, 7 July.
  • Scorecard Canada beat Kenya by 6 wickets, Excelsior, Schiedam, 9 July.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Netherlands by 39 runs, VRA Amsterdam, 9 July.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets, VOC Rotterdam, 9 July.

Warmup matches, 29 June

  • Scorecard Kenya beat Netherlands by 5 wickets, Excelsior, Schiedam, 29 June.
  • Scorecard Scotland beat Afghanistan by 65 runs, Deventer, 29 June.
  • Scorecard Ireland beat Canada by 6 wickets, Kampong, Utrecht, 29 June.
Reports & Articles
Ireland crowned WCL champions
Ireland confirm their position as top Associate country with six wicket win against Scotland.
Wins for Afghanistan and Canada
Mohammed Shahzad leads Afghanistan to five wicket win, while Canada defeat Kenya in last over thriller.
O'Brien and White bat Ireland to comfortable victory over Scotland
A 160-run fourth wicket partnership between Kevin O'Brien and Andrew White set up a comfortable six-wicket victory for Ireland over traditional rival Scotland.
ICC names WCL Division 1 team of the tournament
Ireland's Trent Johnston appointed captain in a side selected by an ICC-appointed panel.
Tom Cooper wins Player of the Tournament award
Tom Cooper named as ICC World Cricket League Division 1 player of the tournament
Mohammed Shahzad receives reprimand breach
Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has received an official reprimand after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct.
Wins for Scotland and Canada
Scotland set up final with Ireland, while Canada defeat Kenya.
Loots keen to claim World Cup opportunity
Loots impresses on debut for Netherlands.
Watts and Johnston look forward to final
Pair anticipate tough clash between Celtic rivals in WCL final.
Dutch collapse hands Ireland clean sweep
At VRA in Amstelveen Irish spinners Paul Stirling and George Dockrell recorded career-best figures to overshadow a dream debut by Netherlands fast bowler Bernard Loots (3-16) and bowl their side to a stunning 39-run victory.
Ireland make it five out of five
Ireland go into today's World Cricket League final with a 100% record and their best available team.
Parker to the fore
Man-of-the-match Matty Parker revealed being the straight man helped bring smiles to Scottish faces
Loots replaces Maurits Jonkman in Dutch squad
A persistent injury has finally forced seamer Maurits Jonkman out of the Dutch squad, to be replaced by his HCC clubmate, Bernard Loots.
Scotland make hard work of victory over Kenya
Forfarshire's Matty Parker claimed his best one-day international figures as Scotland rekindled their World Cricket League hopes with a thrilling six-run win against Kenya.
Afghanistan overpower lacklustre Dutch
A splendid maiden ODI century by Tom Cooper was not enough to give his side victory over a determined Afghan side at Voorburg on Wednesday.
Mooney and O'Brien lead Ireland to victory
Solid display ensures Ireland reaches World Cricket League final.
Ireland reach the final after a comprehensive win over Canada
A fourth succesive victory ensures that Ireland will play in Saturday's final.
Scotland survives late scare to defeat Kenya
A last wicket partnership of 51 for Kenya almost denied Scotland victory in Rotterdam.
No final place for the Dutch
Cooper's maiden ODI century is in vain as Afghanistan knock the Netherlands out of the final race.
Matches moved from Voorburg to Schiedam
Problems with the surface at Voorburg cause organisers to move two matches to the Excelsior ground.
Pitch ruins Ireland versus Scotland encounter
It was never pretty, but for Ireland yesterday's low-scoring five wickets victory against Scotland has put them in pole position to retain their World Cricket League title.
Afghanistan shows nerves of steel to beat Kenya by one wicket off last ball
Wins for Afghanistan, Ireland and The Netherlands.
Johnston upbeat after Irish victory
Ireland skipper pays tribute to his team after win over Afghanistan.
Ireland gain revenge over Afghanistan
Poynter and Cusack star as Ireland defeat Afghanistan in Rotterdam.
Five-star Cusack bowls Ireland to 39-run victory over Afghanistan
Ireland claim second win in the tournament thanks to fine bowling display from Alex Cusack.
Kervezee in supreme form as Dutch beat Kenya
A magnificent 92 from Alexei Kervezee was the springboard for a comprehensive 117-run Dutch victory over Kenya in Voorburg on Saturday.
Ireland benefit from poor Afghanistan fielding
A series of dropped catches help Ireland to 237 before rain intervened.
Scotland ride their luck for victory
Captain Courageous Gordon Drummond said Scotland got out of jail to launch their World Cricket League campaign with a win.
Dutch bounce back with victory over Kenya
The Netherlands shrugged off the disappointment of their loss to Scotland with a 117-run victory over Kenya.
Scotland win again
Neil McCallum starred with the bat as Scotland overcame Canada easily in a rain-shortened match at Voorburg.
Scotland edge out Netherlands in thriller
Opening day wins for Scotland, Afghanistan and Ireland.
Scotland squeeze home as Dutch throw win away
Two missed chances in the final over enabled Scotland to beat their Dutch hosts by one wicket in Amstelveen on Thursday.
Stirling performance by Ireland
Ireland hit the ground running in yesterday's World League opener in Rotterdam with the almost perfect performance to dismiss the challenge of Kenya.
Johnston insists more to come from Ireland
Ireland hoping to peak against their nemesis Afghanistan on Saturday.
Ireland receive timely boost
Ireland received a big boost ahead of the defence of their WCL title in the Netherlands as they beat Canada by six wickets.
Simmons expects Afghans to triumph
Ireland National coach Phil Simmons says that Afghanistan are favourites to win the World Cricket League
Canada confident of WCL success
Canadian captain Ashish Bagai believes his side can win the tournament.
Replacements confirmed for WCL Division One
Event technical committee approves replacements for Ireland, The Netherlands and Scotland.
Dutch aiming to win on home soil
Dutch captain Peter Borren believes his side is ready to step up and win the World Cricket League Division 1 title.
Afghanistan preparing for the future
The tournament in the Netherlands is to be the launching pad for their "unfulfilled dreams".
Kenya must overcome recent poor results
Kenya will require solid performances from its experienced players if they are to challenge for the WCL Division 1 title.
Kenya face player strike
Kenya's players are on strike, threatening their participation in WCL Division One.
Drummond aims for consistency
Scotland skipper Gordon Drummond wants all round improvement during WCL Division One next month.
ICC announces WCL 1 match officials
The referee and umpire appointments have been finalised for the warm-up and group stage.
WCL Division 1 squads confirmed
ICC has released the squad lists for all six teams that will compete for the trophy in The Netherlands.
World Cricket League dates and venues
Hong Kong, UAE and Botswana will host various WCL divisions in 2011.
Squads
AFGHANISTAN
  • Nowroz Khan Mangal (captain)
  • Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil
  • Karim Khan Sadiq
  • Mirwais Ashraf
  • Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi
  • Hamid Hassan
  • Samiullah Shenwari
  • Noor Ali Noori
  • Asghar Stanikzai
  • Shahpoor Zadran
  • Shabir Ahmad Noori
  • Aftab Alam
  • Khalid Dad Noori
  • Dawlat Ahmadzai
  • Mohammad Jawed Ahmadi
CANADA
  • Ashish Bagai (captain)
  • Trevin Bastiampillai
  • Rizwan Cheema
  • Usman Limbada
  • Nitish Kumar
  • Sunil Dhaniram
  • Khurram Chohan
  • Umar Bhatti
  • Parth Desai
  • Zubin Surkari
  • Calvert Hooper
  • Sandeep Jyoti
  • Hiral Patel
  • Jeremy Gordon
  • Amarbir Hansra
IRELAND
  • Trent Johnston (captain)
  • James Hall
  • Alex Cusack
  • George Dockrell
  • Phil Eaglestone
  • Nigel Jones
  • Rory McCann
  • John Mooney
  • Kevin O'Brien
  • Andrew Poynter
  • Paul Stirling
  • Albert van der Merwe
  • Andrew White
  • Andrew Balbirnie
  • Craig Young
KENYA
  • Maurice Ouma (captain)
  • James Kamande
  • Collins Obuya
  • Dominic Wesonga
  • Alex Obanda
  • Elijah Otieno
  • Hiren Varaiya
  • Rakep Patel
  • Alfred Luseno
  • Nehemiah Odhiambo
  • Thomas Odoyo
  • James Ngoche
  • Shem Ngoche
  • Nelsen Odhiambo
  • Francis Ndege
NETHERLANDS
  • Peter Borren (captain)
  • Tom de Grooth
  • Mark Jonkman
  • Pieter Seelaar
  • Eric Szwarczynski
  • Mudassar Bukhari
  • Atse Buurman
  • Tom Cooper
  • Adeel Raja
  • Maurits Jonkman
  • Muhammad Kashif
  • Alex Kervezee
  • Bradley Kruger
  • Wesley Barresi
  • Bas Zuiderent
SCOTLAND
  • Gordon Drummond (captain)
  • Richie Berrington
  • Ewan Chalmers
  • Moneeb Iqbal
  • Gordon Goudie
  • Majid Haq
  • Omer Hussain
  • Neil Laidlaw
  • Douglas Lockhart
  • Ross Lyons
  • Neil McCallum
  • Gregor Maiden
  • Preston Mommsen
  • Matthew Parker
  • Fraser Watts
Best Performances

Top Run Aggregates
Mts Inn NO Ct St 50s 100s HS Avg Runs
1 TLW Cooper NED 6 6 - 4 - 3 1 101 68.00 408
2 A Bagai CAN 6 6 1 3 2 3 - 82 56.80 284
3 Mohammad Shahzad AFG 6 6 - 6 2 3 - 82 41.67 250
4 PR Stirling IRE 6 6 - 5 - 1 - 87 38.33 230
5 KJ O'Brien IRE 6 6 3 4 - 1 - 98* 75.33 226
6 Nowroz Mangal AFG 6 6 3 3 - 2 - 70* 68.33 205
7 DF Watts SCO 4 4 - 1 - 2 - 98 50.50 202
8 Asghar Stanikzai AFG 6 6 1 2 - 1 - 64 37.60 188
9 NFI McCallum SCO 6 6 1 3 - 1 - 89* 36.00 180
10 CO Obuya KEN 6 6 - 4 - 1 - 60 29.50 177
11 B Zuiderent NED 6 6 2 2 - 1 - 55* 37.00 148
12 TM Odoyo KEN 6 6 1 1 - 1 - 52* 28.00 140
13 AR White IRE 6 5 - 2 - 1 - 79 27.00 135
14 JF Mooney IRE 6 5 3 2 - 1 - 54 66.00 132
15 W Barresi NED 6 6 1 - - 1 - 51* 25.80 129

Highest Individual Scores
Date Opposition Ground Runs
1 TLW Cooper NED 07-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Westvliet, Voorburg 101
2 KJ O'Brien IRE 10-Jul-2010 Scotland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 98*
3 DF Watts SCO 10-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 98
4 TLW Cooper NED 10-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 96
5 AN Kervezee NED 03-Jul-2010 Kenya Westvliet, Voorburg 92
6 NFI McCallum SCO 03-Jul-2010 Canada VRA Ground, Amstelveen 89*
7 TLW Cooper NED 01-Jul-2010 Scotland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 87
8 PR Stirling IRE 01-Jul-2010 Kenya Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 87
9 ES Szwarczynski NED 05-Jul-2010 Canada Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 84*
10 A Bagai CAN 01-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Westvliet, Voorburg 82
11 Samiullah Shenwari AFG 05-Jul-2010 Kenya VRA Ground, Amstelveen 82
12 Mohammad Shahzad AFG 10-Jul-2010 Netherlands Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 82
13 PL Mommsen SCO 10-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 80

Top Strike Rates
Mts Inn NO Runs Balls S/Rate
1 Umar Bhatti CAN 6 5 1 85 84 101.19
2 Mohammad Nabi AFG 6 5 2 95 109 87.16
3 Mohammad Shahzad AFG 6 6 - 250 298 83.89
4 W Barresi NED 6 6 1 129 157 82.17
5 Nowroz Mangal AFG 6 6 3 205 254 80.71
6 PR Stirling IRE 6 6 - 230 302 76.16
7 TM Odoyo KEN 6 6 1 140 191 73.30
8 AA Obanda KEN 6 6 - 127 174 72.99
9 AR White IRE 6 5 - 135 190 71.05
10 H Patel CAN 6 6 - 120 170 70.59
11 JF Mooney IRE 6 5 3 132 192 68.75
12 TLW Cooper NED 6 6 - 408 594 68.69
13 KJ O'Brien IRE 6 6 3 226 332 68.07
14 ES Szwarczynski NED 6 6 1 126 189 66.67
15 NFI McCallum SCO 6 6 1 180 272 66.18

Top Wicket Takers
Mts Overs Maids Runs Wd NB 5I 10M BBowl Econ Avg Wkts
1 Hamid Hassan AFG 6 53.0 2 230 7 3 - - 3-32 4.34 23.00 10
2 AR Cusack IRE 5 37.0 5 127 1 - 1 - 5-20 3.43 12.70 10
3 G Dockrell IRE 6 52.0 7 186 4 - - - 4-35 3.58 18.60 10
4 MBS Jonkman NED 5 43.5 6 180 9 - - - 3-28 4.11 18.00 10
5 TM Odoyo KEN 6 47.2 7 172 8 1 - - 3-43 3.63 19.11 9
6 G Goudie SCO 6 44.5 5 205 5 1 - - 3-18 4.57 22.78 9
7 Samiullah Shenwari AFG 6 55.0 1 234 1 - - - 3-43 4.25 29.25 8
8 DT Johnston IRE 5 46.0 7 126 7 - - - 2-18 2.74 15.75 8
9 KJ O'Brien IRE 6 46.0 4 182 4 - - - 2-21 3.96 22.75 8
10 HS Baidwan CAN 4 38.0 7 106 2 - - - 3-24 2.79 13.25 8
11 GD Drummond SCO 6 50.0 8 139 - 2 - - 2-23 2.78 17.38 8
12 JO Ngoche KEN 6 56.0 7 167 3 - - - 3-18 2.98 20.88 8
13 MA Parker SCO 6 48.0 5 219 12 2 - - 4-33 4.56 27.38 8
14 N Odhiambo KEN 6 46.4 3 256 5 1 - - 3-53 5.49 36.57 7
15 RT Lyons SCO 6 36.0 6 130 5 - - - 3-21 3.61 18.57 7
16 RD Berrington SCO 6 40.1 5 137 4 1 - - 2-14 3.41 19.57 7
17 Shahpoor Zadran AFG 5 31.5 7 158 2 12 - - 2-19 4.96 22.57 7
18 Mudassar Bukhari NED 5 43.0 3 160 - 1 - - 3-31 3.72 22.86 7
19 Khaliq Dad Noori AFG 6 36.0 4 125 6 2 - - 3-30 3.47 17.86 7

Best Bowling Performances
Date Opposition Ground Figures
1 AR Cusack IRE 03-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 5-20
2 PR Stirling IRE 09-Jul-2010 Netherlands VRA Ground, Amstelveen 4-11
3 MA Parker SCO 07-Jul-2010 Kenya Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 4-33
4 G Dockrell IRE 09-Jul-2010 Netherlands VRA Ground, Amstelveen 4-35
5 JK Kamande KEN 03-Jul-2010 Netherlands Westvliet, Voorburg 4-36
6 BP Loots NED 09-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-16
7 G Goudie SCO 03-Jul-2010 Canada VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-18
8 JO Ngoche KEN 07-Jul-2010 Scotland Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 3-18
9 BP Kruger NED 05-Jul-2010 Canada Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 3-21
10 RT Lyons SCO 09-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 3-21
11 HS Baidwan CAN 09-Jul-2010 Kenya Thurlede, Schiedam 3-24
12 MBS Jonkman NED 09-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-28
13 Khaliq Dad Noori AFG 07-Jul-2010 Netherlands Westvliet, Voorburg 3-30
14 Mudassar Bukhari NED 01-Jul-2010 Scotland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-31
15 Hamid Hassan AFG 05-Jul-2010 Kenya VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-32
16 PA Desai CAN 07-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 3-35
17 MBS Jonkman NED 05-Jul-2010 Canada Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 3-39
18 Rizwan Cheema CAN 10-Jul-2010 Kenya Thurlede, Schiedam 3-39
19 Samiullah Shenwari AFG 01-Jul-2010 Canada Westvliet, Voorburg 3-43
20 TM Odoyo KEN 07-Jul-2010 Scotland Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 3-43

Top Economy Rates
Mts Overs Maids Runs Wkt's BBowl Econ
1 DT Johnston IRE 5 46.0 7 126 8 2-18 2.74
2 GD Drummond SCO 6 50.0 8 139 8 2-23 2.78
3 HS Baidwan CAN 4 38.0 7 106 8 3-24 2.79
4 JO Ngoche KEN 6 56.0 7 167 8 3-18 2.98
5 Adeel Raja NED 5 36.0 3 110 5 2-3 3.06
6 RD Berrington SCO 6 40.1 5 137 7 2-14 3.41
7 AR Cusack IRE 5 37.0 5 127 10 5-20 3.43
8 Khaliq Dad Noori AFG 6 36.0 4 125 7 3-30 3.47
9 G Dockrell IRE 6 52.0 7 186 10 4-35 3.58
10 RT Lyons SCO 6 36.0 6 130 7 3-21 3.61
11 TM Odoyo KEN 6 47.2 7 172 9 3-43 3.63
12 Mudassar Bukhari NED 5 43.0 3 160 7 3-31 3.72
13 KJ O'Brien IRE 6 46.0 4 182 8 2-21 3.96
14 PA Desai CAN 6 51.0 6 202 6 3-35 3.96

Top Partnerships
Wk Date Opposition Ground Runs
1 AR White KJ O'Brien 4 IRE 10-Jul-2010 Scotland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 162
2 PL Mommsen DF Watts 1 SCO 10-Jul-2010 Ireland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 141
3 PR Stirling AR Cusack 2 IRE 01-Jul-2010 Kenya Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 127
4 RD Berrington NFI McCallum 4 SCO 03-Jul-2010 Canada VRA Ground, Amstelveen 124
5 AN Kervezee TLW Cooper 2 NED 03-Jul-2010 Kenya Westvliet, Voorburg 123
6 Nowroz Mangal Asghar Stanikzai 5 AFG 07-Jul-2010 Netherlands Westvliet, Voorburg 93*
7 Mohammad Shahzad Asghar Stanikzai 4 AFG 10-Jul-2010 Netherlands Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 93
8 TLW Cooper ES Szwarczynski 2 NED 05-Jul-2010 Canada Hazelaarweg, Rotterdam 91
9 H Patel A Bagai 3 CAN 01-Jul-2010 Afghanistan Westvliet, Voorburg 88
10 ZE Surkari A Bagai 6 CAN 10-Jul-2010 Kenya Thurlede, Schiedam 85
11 Karim Sadiq Mohammad Shahzad 3 AFG 07-Jul-2010 Netherlands Westvliet, Voorburg 84
12 A Bagai ZE Surkari 5 CAN 09-Jul-2010 Kenya Thurlede, Schiedam 83*
13 W Barresi TLW Cooper 3 NED 01-Jul-2010 Scotland VRA Ground, Amstelveen 83
14 Asghar Stanikzai Nowroz Mangal 4 AFG 01-Jul-2010 Canada Westvliet, Voorburg 82
15 Noor Ali Nowroz Mangal 3 AFG 01-Jul-2010 Canada Westvliet, Voorburg 80

Top Catches by Fieldsmen
Mts Catches
1 PW Borren NED 6 6
2 PR Stirling IRE 6 5
3 Mohammad Nabi AFG 6 4
4 CO Obuya KEN 6 4
5 KJ O'Brien IRE 6 4
6 G Dockrell IRE 6 4
7 AD Poynter IRE 6 4
8 TLW Cooper NED 6 4

Top Wicket Keeping
Mts Byes Catch Stump Total
1 AF Buurman NED 6 23 7 2 9
2 Mohammad Shahzad AFG 4 4 6 2 8
3 RD McCann IRE 6 8 7 - 7
4 MA Ouma KEN 5 14 6 - 6
5 A Bagai CAN 6 7 3 2 5
6 DR Lockhart SCO 6 9 3 1 4
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