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Peter Della Penna
6dESPNcricinfo staff

Netherlands chase down 159 for second straight win

A day after clinching a four-run win against Ireland, Netherlands went on to chase 159 with an over to spare against the same opponents in the second match of the tri-series in Rotterdam

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7dESPNcricinfo staff

How the World Cup became a 10-team affair

Every time an Associate team beats a Full Member, as Scotland did England, talk turns to why the cricket World Cup has reduced the number of its participants. Here's a history of the debate

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12dESPNcricinfo staff

Three new faces as Netherlands begin post-Borren era

Fast bowlers Shane Snater and Frederick Klaassen, who were part of the World Cup qualifier campaign, have broken in along with Bas de Leede, the 18-year old who made a fifty on first-class debut

Peter Della Penna
18dESPNcricinfo staff

Four new teams in the ICC's ODI rankings

Scotland, UAE, Netherlands and Nepal, the four latest teams to gain ODI status, have been integrated into the ranking system

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62dPeter Della Penna

Borren calls time on Netherlands career

Allrounder Pieter Seelaar takes over the captaincy, while Jeroen Smits, the former Netherlands wicketkeeper, has been appointed the new team manager

'Associate cricket is getting stronger' - ten Doeschate (1:38)
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88dESPNcricinfo 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

Peter Della Penna
95dPeter 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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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
103dESPNcricinfo staff

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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108dNagraj 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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109dLiam 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
109dESPNcricinfo 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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