Namibia to Host the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 for the second time. The long anticipated event will commence in less than a month. This is regarded as the first step to getting closer to the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019.
Namibia first hosted this event in 2015, not being a stranger at hosting this type of event Cricket Namibia can comfortably say that they have it under control and are excited to have been chosen to host this event again. All teams will arrive in Namibia on the 6th February 2018 and the tournament is set to commence on the 8th February 2018 and the final on the 15th February 2018.
The top two teams in this tournament will advance to the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier that will take place in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe the winners and the runner ups of the ICC WCL.Div2 will join two groups (Group A & Group B), Group A- West Indies, Ireland, Netherlands, PNG and the winners of the ICC WCL.Div2 and the 2nd runner ups of the ICC WCL.Div2 will join Group B – Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Scotland and Hong Kong. The top 5 teams at the qualifiers, will than advance to the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019 which takes place in less the 500 days.