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World Cricket League Division 2 (Windhoek, 17-24 January)
Renascent Dutch roll Namibia in Final Renascent Dutch roll Namibia in Final ZZZZ8:49 amZZZZ
A resurgent Netherlands comfortably bested the hosts to claim the WCL Division 2 title.
Kenya secure third place after another win over Nepal Kenya secure third place after another win over Nepal ZZZZ3:14 pmZZZZ
Kenya finish third at World Cricket League Division 2 after a second win over Nepal in as many days.
Uganda take fifth place Uganda take fifth place ZZZZ2:46 pmZZZZ
Uganda ended a miserable week for Canada with a crushing eight wicket victory in the 5th place decider.
Resurgent Netherlands claim final spot Resurgent Netherlands claim final spot ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
A Dutch side finally firing on all cylinders blazed past a hapless Uganda to claim promotion and a spot in the final.
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                        P  Pts     NRR
Namibia                 5    8    1.025
Netherlands             5    6    0.642
Nepal                   5    6    0.388
Kenya                   5    4   -0.197
Canada                  5    4   -0.317
Uganda                  5    2   -1.599
The victorious Dutch team with the WCL Division 2 trophy after defeating Namibia in the Final
The victorious Dutch team with the WCL Division 2 trophy after defeating Namibia in the Final ©ICC/H Schutz
Latest News
Ireland
O'Brien extends Leicestershire deal O'Brien extends Leicestershire deal ZZZZ12:01 amZZZZ
Niall O'Brien extends contract to stay with the Foxes until 2016.
Desert wash-out sees Ireland clinch series Desert wash-out sees Ireland clinch series ZZZZ10:59 amZZZZ
Ireland clinched the tri-series in Dubai after their game with Scotland was abandoned without a ball bowled.
Ireland batting toils continue Ireland batting toils continue ZZZZ8:22 amZZZZ
Irelandís batting toils continued in Dubai in the penultimate game of the Tri-series and this time there was no way back as Afghanistan kept the tournament alive with a comfortable 71 runs success.
Ireland well beaten by Afghanistan Ireland well beaten by Afghanistan ZZZZ2:17 pmZZZZ
Ireland's unbeaten start to 2015 came to an abrupt end in Dubai on Saturday as a disappointing batting display saw them beaten by 71 runs against Afghanistan in the ongoing tri-series.
Edward Liddle profiles Tim Murtagh Edward Liddle profiles Tim Murtagh ZZZZ8:42 amZZZZ
Tim Murtagh, one of the leading opening bowlers in the County Championship, swings the ball disconcertingly at a fast medium pace.
Scotland
Suresh Fernando joins Drumpellier Suresh Fernando joins Drumpellier ZZZZ11:50 amZZZZ
Drumpellier Cricket Club have signed Sri Lankan Gumge Sudesh Umayanga Fernando as their professional for this season.
SPCU NE Championship fixtures released SPCU NE Championship fixtures released ZZZZ9:04 amZZZZ
The Strathmore and Perthshire Union have released the fixture list for the SPCU NE Championship.
Scotlandís final match washed out Scotlandís final match washed out ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
The final match in the Dubai Triangular Series between Scotland and Ireland was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
ESCA Championship fixtures 2015 ESCA Championship fixtures 2015 ZZZZ4:48 pmZZZZ
ESCA have released the 2015 fixture list for the ESCA Championship.
Western Union First Division fixtures Western Union First Division fixtures ZZZZ1:12 pmZZZZ
The WDCU have issued the 2015 fixture list for the Western Union First Division.
Netherlands
Cox quits as CEO Cox quits as CEO ZZZZ12:26 amZZZZ
Richard Cox announced his resignation as KNCB CEO today.
CE Worldwide
Book review - Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts Book review - Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
A thoroughly researched and well written book that is a must have for any cricket lover.
Zimbabwe A edge second Canada match Zimbabwe A edge second Canada match ZZZZ2:49 pmZZZZ
Zimbabwe A win the second match against Canada by one wicket in the last over.
Change in ICC rules could open door for ACF Change in ICC rules could open door for ACF ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
A change in the ICC membership criteria could pave the way for the American Cricket Federation to replace USACA as ICC member in the USA.
Canada easily beaten in first Zimbabwe tour match Canada easily beaten in first Zimbabwe tour match ZZZZ3:07 pmZZZZ
Canada's first match in almost a year ends in a 111 run defeat to Zimbabwe A.
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Netherlands won by 8 wickets
Namibia 212 all out (49.2 overs)
Netherlands 213-2 (41.0 overs)
 
WCL Division 2 Latest
Nepal v Kenya at United Ground, Windhoek.
Kenya won by 15 runs
3rd/4th play-off. Nepal won the toss
 Kenya 208-9 (50 overs)
NK Patel 44, NM Odhiambo 48; S Kami 3-41
 Nepal 193 (47 overs)
B Bhandari 73, G Malla 48; EA Otieno 4-45, LN Oluoch 3-30
Canada v Uganda at Affies Park, Windhoek.
Uganda won by 8 wickets
5th/6th play-off. Canada won the toss
 Canada 140 (46 overs)
J Ssebanja 3-26, HK Ssenyondo 3-21
 Uganda 144-2 (25.2 overs)
AN Mutyagaba 36*, PM Selowa 48*
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