ICC World Cricket League Division Five 2008

Winner - Afghanistan

Steve Massiah

Lack of preparation blamed for USA failure

Steve Massiah, the USA captain, has said that his side's lack of preparation was the reason they did not reach the final for the ICC World Cricket League Division Five

World Cricket League Division 5

Afghanistan claim title in Jersey

A fine all-round performance from Hasti Gul guided Afghanistan to the World Cricket League Division 5 title, with a tense two-wicket victory, in a low-scoring thriller against hosts Jersey

World Cricket League Division Five

Afghanistan and Jersey into final

Afghanistan and Jersey qualified for the World Cricket League Division Four when they convincingly won their World Cricket League Division Five semi-finals

Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Nepal 5 4 0 0 1 9 +3.039
U.S.A. 5 4 0 0 1 9 +2.104
Germany 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.675
Mozambique 5 1 3 0 1 3 -2.159
Norway 5 1 4 0 0 2 -0.545
Vanuatu 5 0 4 0 1 1 -3.520

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Jersey 5 4 0 0 1 9 +2.464
Afghanistan 5 3 1 0 1 7 +1.626
Singapore 5 3 1 0 1 7 +0.218
Botswana 5 1 3 0 1 3 -0.724
Japan 5 0 3 1 1 2 -1.354
Bahamas 5 0 3 1 1 2 -2.655

Statistics

ICC World Cricket League Division Five, 2008 (in Jersey Other one-day/limited-overs matches)

An Afghan man celebrates Afghanistan's triumph in the World Cricket League Division 5
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Afghanistanis celebrate their side's triumph in the World Cricket League Division 5
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Hasti Gul with his Man-of-the-Match award
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Afghanistan's Dawlat Ahmadzi is carried off after seeing his side home
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The victorious Afghanistan team after claiming Division 5 of the World Cricket League
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Anish Param celebrates a wicket
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Squads

Abdul Patel (c) Manan Barot
David Buchanan Mosa Gaolekwe
Karan Kapoor Tshepo Mhozya
Karabo Modise Saad Mohyuddin
James Moses Omar Ali
Indika Perera Denzil Sequeira (wk)
Shah Zaib Khan Nadeem Tajbhay
Tournament Results
Bahamas v Vanuatu at St Brelade - May 31, 2008
Bahamas won by 6 wickets (with 88 balls remaining)
Botswana v Singapore at St Clement - May 31, 2008
Singapore won by 15 runs
Germany v Mozambique at St Helier - May 31, 2008
Germany won by 2 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Japan v Norway at St Brelade - May 31, 2008
Norway won by 7 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
Jersey v Afghanistan at St Saviour - May 31, 2008
Afghanistan won by 2 wickets (with 74 balls remaining)
Nepal v U.S.A. at St Martin - May 31, 2008
Nepal won by 96 runs
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