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Windies, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Ireland filled the bottom four spots ninth to 12th in the ICC ODI Championship on September 30 last year, meaning they missed out on automatic qualification for the World Cup, which has been trimmed to 10 teams. He seemed to praying after the strike. It is the top-level Twenty20 competition in England and Wales. Hong Kong v Nepal; Zimbabwe v Scotland. Cricket is the heartbeat of the West Indies and we want to show case all these offerings during the tournament.

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Les Bleus has an impressive squad with the perfect blend of young and experienced players, and definitely a decent chance of repeating Denmark came back strong in their qualification campaign with massive wins over Poland and Montenegro but had to settle for the second position due to poor performances earlier.

They beat Ireland away from home to seal their spot in the World Cup. Denmark has improved magnificently in the past couple of years. Next is Peru who reached the World Cup after a long wait of 36 years. A very similar story like the Danes, Peru started off poorly and changed their fates by winning some crunch games against Uruguay and Ecudaor.

With the help of some other results in the confederations, they got a play-off spot against the Kiwis and they surely didn't disappoint their fans. The Australian Team struggled in the Asian qualification finishing third in the group setting up a clash against Syria.

France definitely has an edge over the other three teams all qualifying via play-offs , so a tight finish for the second spot is expected. Our site uses cookies to deliver a better experience. Please click accept to agree with the use of all cookies. You can change the cookie settings here.

Contact Us Advertise with Us. We are now playing at home and it would be even better to win again, this time in front of our supporters at home. We know the grounds, the pitches and most importantly, we know what is required. Australia captain Meg Lanning: The group is always looking forward to World Cups and this time around is no different.

The World Cup last year did not go as well as we would have liked to, so we are very hungry to become world champions again. We know it is a very open competition and you need to be consistent and be brave with how you play but we are in a very good space to go down that path and see that when the time comes we are playing really good cricket.

England captain Heather Knight: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur: Naturally, expectations will be high from our team after our World Cup final appearance last year and we aim to be at our best during the tournament. New Zealand captain Suzie Bates: Always, the goal for the side is to get to the semifinals and then making sure we can play our best cricket in the knockout stage.

Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof: Our players are looking forward to the tournament with great anticipation and will give it our best shot as the league phase kicks off on 9 November. South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk: I think we have a very dynamic side. We have hitters, we have runners, we have variation in the bowling attack as well.

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