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3dPeter Della Penna

The painfully small margins in Associate cricket

Nepal has gained ODI status for the first time winning absolute nail-biters, but the teams that lost by such small margins also deserve a shot at more funding and better recognition

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8dThe Report by Sreshth Shah

Lewis 84 puts Netherlands out of Super Sixes

A 113-run stand between Wesley Barresi and Ryan ten Doeschate kept Netherlands in the hunt in their chase of 310, but a string of run outs pegged them back and left them well short of the DLS par score when rain brought the contest to a premature halt

Peter Della Penna
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Mustafa, Suri power UAE past Netherlands

UAE retained their third spot in Group A, behind Ireland and West Indies, while Netherlands are fifth after two successive defeats

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Why is the ICC not streaming the World Cup qualifier?

Given the presence of four Full Members and the high-stakes nature of the tournament, good viewership figures can be expected, but bringing it to that audience might not yet be a cost-effective undertaking

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17dLiam Brickhill

Test-nation gravitas spices up World Cup Qualifier

This tournament will ask existential questions of almost every team: what would it mean for West Indies, winners of the inaugural World Cup in England more than 40 years ago, to miss out?

Peter Della Penna
17dESPNcricinfo staff

What is the World Cup Qualifier?

The tournament begins in Zimbabwe on Sunday and will continue across Harare, Bulawayo and Kwekwe until March 25. Here is everything you need to know about it

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Peter Della Penna
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Netherlands' WCL triumph paves way for ODI prominence

With 24 ODIs scheduled against Full Members from 2020-22 as part of the ODI League for 2023 World Cup qualification, Netherlands have the chance to stake a claim for more than just sufficient opportunities

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102dESPNcricinfo staff

How the WCL affects places for World Cup 2019

Netherlands, the champions, have gained entry into the newly-proposed ODI league. They also join Hong Kong, Scotland and Papua New Guinea to play the qualifying tournament of the 2019 World Cup

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111dThe Preview by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Afghanistan, Ireland prepare for Associate swansong

With the final round of matches in the Intercontinental Cup set to kick off on November 29, it will be the last time these two new Test teams will feature in Associate cricket's most important multi-day tournament

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143dPeter Della Penna

Netherlands a step away from redeeming ODI status

Netherlands, currently first on the WCL Championship table, will take the final spot in the newly-proposed 13-team ODI League if they remain on top at the end of the last round of matches in December

2018 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier (ICC Trophy)

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Group A
Group B