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33dESPNcricinfo staff

Four takeaways from the World Cup Qualifiers

As one of the most competitive ICC tournaments in recent times comes to a close, we take a look at four big talking points from the World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe

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33dThe Report by Liam Brickhill in Harare

Afghanistan pull off the great escape to make World Cup

Afghanistan lost their group games to Scotland, Zimbabwe and Hong Kong and entered the Super Six with no points, but victories over West Indies, UAE and Ireland - as well as helpful results in other games - meant that Friday's win took them to the 2019 Wo

Peter Della Penna
40dPeter 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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41dThe Report by Deivarayan Muthu

Sikandar Raza and spinners subdue Ireland

Sikandar Raza overcame a slower-than-usual Harare pitch to rally Zimbabwe from 139 for 7 to 211 for 9, and put them on top of the Super Sixes table

Irish wunderkind to England captain: the Eoin Morgan story (1:11)
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53dNagraj Gollapudi

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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54dLiam 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
54dESPNcricinfo 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

All you need to know about the World Cup Qualifiers (1:41)
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92dESPNcricinfo staff

Young's late blast steers WI to four-wicket win

Young, aided by significant contributions from Bhaskar Yadram, Emmanuel Stewert and Kirstan Kallicharan, helped West Indies beat Ireland by four wickets in Lincoln

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