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Results
                    P   W  NR   L   Pts      NRR
Nigeria             5   4   0   1     8     0.56
Kuwait              5   3   1   1     7     1.47
Germany             5   3   0   2     6     0.36
Botswana            5   3   0   2     6    -0.44
Norway              5   1   0   4     2    -0.19
Japan               5   0   1   4     1    -1.59
  • Final: Kuwait beat Nigeria by 72 runs.
    Scorecard 8 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • 3rd-4th: Germany beat Botswana by 25 runs.
    Scorecard 8 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • 5th-6th: Norway beat Japan by 56 runs.
    Scorecard 8 May, Lobatse.
  • Nigeria beat Norway by 5 wickets.
    Scorecard 1 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • Kuwait beat Botswana by 3 wickets.
    Scorecard 1 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • Germany beat Japan by 9 wickets.
    Scorecard 1 May, Lobatse.
  • Botswana beat Japan by 8 wickets.
    Scorecard 2 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • Kuwait beat Norway by 7 wickets.
    Scorecard 2 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • Nigeria beat Germany by 2 wickets.
    Scorecard 2 May, Lobatse.
  • Botswana beat Germany by 2 wickets.
    Scorecard 4 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • Norway beat Japan by 43 runs.
    Scorecard 4 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • Kuwait beat Nigeria by 9 wickets.
    Scorecard 4 May, Lobatse.
  • Germany beat Kuwait by 11 runs.
    Scorecard 5 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • Nigeria beat Japan by 90 runs.
    Scorecard 5 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • Botswana beat Norway by 8 wickets.
    Scorecard 5 May, Lobatse.
  • Nigeria beat Botswana by 8 wickets (DL).
    Scorecard 7 May, BCA Oval 1.
  • Germany beat Norway by 18 runs (DL).
    Scorecard 7 May, BCA Oval 2.
  • Japan v Kuwait - match abandoned.
    7 May, Lobatse.
Reports
Kuwait wins WCL 7 final
Kuwait beat Nigeria by 72 runs in the final of the World Cricket League Division 7 tournament in Gaborone.
Nigeria and Kuwait promoted to WCL Division 6
Norway and Japan are relegated as Botswana and Germany remain in Division 7 following a rain-affected final round of matches.
Botswana records stunning victory in WCL Division 7
Botswana chased 278 to beat Norway by 8 wickets in the fourth round of matches, while table leaders Kuwait fell to a surprise defeat against Germany.
Kuwait goes top of the table in WCL Division 7
Kuwait cruised to victory over Nigeria while Norway and hosts Botswana also recorded wins in the third round of matches in Gaborone.
Disappointing day for Europe at WCL Division 7
Both Germany and Norway lost on day two in Botswana as Kuwait and Nigeria won for the second time.
Mixed day for Europeans as WCL Division 7 begins
The opening day of World Cricket League Division 7 in Botswana saw Germany defeat Japan but Norway went down to Nigeria and Kuwait rallied to beat the hosts.
Returning Vohra important for Germany says Captain Asif
Germany captain Asif Khan believes the return of all-rounder Rajiv Vohra is an important addition to his side for WCL Division 7.
Chand confident with mixture of youth and experience
Botswana captain Akrum Chand is confident that the hosts will win WCL Division 7.
Captain Kobayashi ready for WCL Div. 7 challenge
Japan's captain Masaomi Kobayshi is more than ready for WCL Division 7.
Endurance ready for the long haul
Nigeria captain Endurance Ofem believes his side has what it takes to go all the way at WCL Division 7.
Squads
Botswana
  • Akrum Chand (captain)
  • Karabo Modise
  • Omar Ali
  • Tshepo Mhozya
  • Mosa Gaolekwe
  • Segolame Ramatu
  • Karabo Motlhanka
  • Waseem Tajbhay
  • Aslam Chand
  • Denzil Sequeira
  • James Moses
  • Faisal Rana Rasheed
  • Abdul Patel
  • Noor Ahmad
Germany
  • Asif Khan (captain)
  • Rana Javed Iqbal
  • Rajeev Vohra
  • Ehsaan Latif
  • Farooq Ahmed
  • Srinivas Satyanarayana
  • Milan Fernando
  • Kashif Halder
  • Rishi Pillal
  • Shakeel Hassan
  • Tarun Rawat
  • Andre Leslie
  • Ashwin Prakash
  • Khalid Butt
Japan
  • Masaomi Kobayashi (captain)
  • Munir Ahmed
  • Gavin Beath
  • Tatsuro Chino
  • Patrick Giles-Jones
  • Takuro Hagihara
  • Ko Irie
  • Prashant Kale
  • Raheel Kano
  • Naoki Miyaji
  • Naotsune Miyaji
  • Satoshi Nakano
  • Kazuyuki Ogawa
  • Tomoki Ota
Kuwait
  • Hisham Mirza (captain)
  • Saud Qamar
  • Azmatullah Nazeer
  • Abdullah Akhudzada
  • Mohammad Murad
  • Muhammad Akhudzada
  • Haroon Shahid
  • Mohammed Naseer
  • Saad Khalid
  • Irfan Bhatti
  • Sabtain Raza
  • Jagath Rosantha
  • Midhun Varma Pakalapati
  • Abid Mushtaq
Nigeria
  • Endurance Ofem (captain)
  • Adenkule Adegbola
  • Ademola Onikoyi
  • Saheed Akolade
  • Olalekan Awolowo
  • Olajide Bejide
  • Joshua Ogunlola
  • Akabogu Okwudili
  • Segun Olayinka
  • Temitope Olayinka
  • Oluseye Olympio
  • Femi Oduyebo
  • Ramit Gill
  • Sean Philips
Norway
  • Damien Shortis (captain)
  • Iram Dawood
  • Suhail Iftikhar
  • Sheraz Khalid
  • Babar Shahzad
  • Usman M.Saeed
  • Ehtsam Ul Haq
  • Shahid Ahmad
  • Muhammad Shabbaz Butt
  • Shahid Mahmood
  • Muhammad Waseem Gill
  • Adeel Ibrar
  • Gulfam Butt
  • Umran Shahza
Statistics
Top Run Aggregates
Mts Inn NO Ct St 50s 100s HS Avg Runs
1 Faisal Rana Botswana 6 6 1 2 - - 1 158* 46.00 230
2 S Philips Nigeria 6 5 2 5 - 2 - 75 76.33 229
3 MA Khan Germany 5 5 1 3 - 1 1 100 55.00 220
4 Shahbaz Butt Norway 6 6 1 1 - 2 - 98 43.80 219
5 Irfan Bhatti Kuwait 5 5 1 - - 3 - 83* 51.75 207
6 MMK Fernando Germany 6 6 - - - 2 - 82 34.00 204
7 PJ Giles-Jones Japan 5 5 2 3 - 2 - 68* 52.33 157
8 Hisham Mirza Kuwait 5 4 2 - - 2 - 64* 78.00 156
9 Sabtain Raza Kuwait 5 4 1 3 - 2 - 77* 50.33 151

Highest Individual Scores
Date Opposition Ground Runs
1 Faisal Rana Botswana 05 May Norway Lobatse 158*
2 MA Khan Germany 08 May Botswana Oval 2, Gaborone 100
3 Shahbaz Butt Norway 04 May Japan Oval 2, Gaborone 98
4 D Shortis Norway 05 May Botswana Lobatse 91
5 Akrum Chand Botswana 05 May Norway Lobatse 84*
6 Irfan Bhatti Kuwait 04 May Nigeria Lobatse 83*
7 MMK Fernando Germany 02 May Nigeria Lobatse 82
8 Sabtain Raza Kuwait 02 May Norway Oval 2, Gaborone 77*
9 S Philips Nigeria 04 May Kuwait Lobatse 75
10 Noor Ahmad Botswana 08 May Germany Oval 2, Gaborone 74
11 Shahbaz Butt Norway 02 May Kuwait Oval 2, Gaborone 72*
12 S Philips Nigeria 02 May Germany Lobatse 71*

Top Wicket Takers
Mts Overs Maids Runs Wd NB 5I 10M BBowl Econ Avg Wkts
1 Javed Iqbal Germany 6 53.4 10 176 17 1 2 - 6-25 3.28 9.78 18
2 Mohammad Murad Kuwait 5 44.2 5 154 6 2 1 - 6-39 3.47 10.27 15
3 Saad Khalid Kuwait 5 34.4 4 128 12 1 1 - 5-24 3.69 11.64 11
4 MA Ali Botswana 5 34.4 2 188 25 - - - 3-42 5.42 18.80 10
5 Ehsan Latif Germany 5 37.2 7 152 14 - - - 4-26 4.07 16.89 9
6 JO Ogunlola Nigeria 6 41.0 4 164 5 2 - - 2-18 4.00 18.22 9
7 Shahbaz Butt Norway 6 59.0 11 230 5 1 - - 4-41 3.90 28.75 8
8 S Philips Nigeria 6 42.1 1 153 5 1 - - 3-10 3.63 19.12 8
9 PJ Giles-Jones Japan 5 39.0 3 150 7 - - - 4-48 3.85 21.43 7
10 R Vohra Germany 6 36.2 1 162 11 1 - - 3-48 4.46 23.14 7
11 Shakeel Hassan Germany 5 44.4 3 174 9 - - - 3-58 3.90 24.86 7
12 Abdullah Akhunzada Kuwait 5 40.0 3 139 3 - - - 2-19 3.48 19.86 7
13 Babar Shahzad Norway 6 56.2 7 215 13 - - - 2-33 3.82 30.71 7

Best Bowling Performances
Date Opposition Ground Figures
1 Javed Iqbal Germany 01 May Japan Lobatse 6-25
2 Mohammad Murad Kuwait 02 May Norway Oval 2, Gaborone 6-39
3 Saad Khalid Kuwait 04 May Nigeria Lobatse 5-24
4 Javed Iqbal Germany 05 May Kuwait Oval 1, Gaborone 5-25
5 K Modise Botswana 02 May Japan Oval 1, Gaborone 4-9
6 OJ Bejide Nigeria 08 May Kuwait Oval 1, Gaborone 4-20
7 Mohammad Murad Kuwait 08 May Nigeria Oval 1, Gaborone 4-20
8 Ehsan Latif Germany 07 May Norway Oval 2, Gaborone 4-26
9 Shahbaz Butt Norway 04 May Japan Oval 2, Gaborone 4-41
10 PJ Giles-Jones Japan 04 May Norway Oval 2, Gaborone 4-48
11 R Kano Japan 05 May Nigeria Oval 2, Gaborone 4-52

Top Partnerships
Wkt Date Opposition Ground Runs
1 Faisal Rana Akrum Chand 3 Botswana 05 May Norway Lobatse 211*
2 Ehtesham ul Haq Shahbaz Butt 5 Norway 02 May Kuwait Oval 2, Gaborone 155
3 Farooq Ahmed MA Khan 3 Germany 04 May Botswana Oval 1, Gaborone 148
4 MA Khan R Pillai 5 Germany 08 May Botswana Oval 2, Gaborone 146
5 Irfan Bhatti Saud Qamar 2 Kuwait 04 May Nigeria Lobatse 128*
6 Suhail Iftikhar Shahbaz Butt 6 Norway 04 May Japan Oval 2, Gaborone 125
7 Sabtain Raza Hisham Mirza 4 Kuwait 02 May Norway Oval 2, Gaborone 124*
8 Ehtesham ul Haq D Shortis 3 Norway 05 May Botswana Lobatse 101
9 DK Sequeira K Modise 4 Botswana 04 May Germany Oval 1, Gaborone 87
10 PJ Giles-Jones R Kano 10 Japan 08 May Norway Lobatse 86*
11 A Leslie MMK Fernando 1 Germany 05 May Kuwait Oval 1, Gaborone 84

Top Wicket Keeping
Mts Byes Catch Stump Total
1 AA Onikoyi Nigeria 5 13 12 1 13
2 S Satyanarayana Germany 5 20 12 - 12
3 DK Sequeira Botswana 6 8 4 2 6
4 T Chino Japan 5 8 3 1 4
5 Suhail Iftikhar Norway 4 5 3 1 4

Top Catches by Fieldsmen
Mts Catches
1 R Pillai Germany 6 7
2 A Leslie Germany 6 6
3 Munir Ahmed Japan 5 5
4 S Philips Nigeria 6 5
5 JWN Moses Botswana 6 4
6 Abdullah Akhunzada Kuwait 5 4
7 RS Gill Nigeria 6 4