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2007 ICC World Cricket League Division Three

Winning Captain Joel Olweny proudly displays the trophy after Uganda's victory
Argentina Captain Estaban MacDermott was named Player of the Tournament
The celebrations begin for the victorious Uganda team

The 2007 ICC World Cricket League Division Three was a cricket tournament played in Darwin, Australia between 27 May and 2 June 2007. The tournament formed part of the qualification structure for the 2011 World Cup as well as part of the wider ICC World Cricket League.

At the end of the tournament, the teams were distributed in the divisions of the ICC World Cricket League as follows:

Contents

TeamsEdit

USA, Papua New Guinea and Uganda qualified due to their participation in the 2005 ICC Trophy. The other five teams are the next best qualifiers from their respective ICC Development Regions.

USA[1] were suspended by the ICC and withdrawn from the tournament, with Argentina taking their place.[2]

Group A Group B
  Papua New Guinea (1)   Uganda (2)
  Fiji (3)   Hong Kong (4)
  Italy (6)   Cayman Islands (5)
  Argentina (8)   Tanzania (7)

(Seedings indicated in brackets)

SquadsEdit

  Argentina
Coach: Hamish Barton
  Cayman Islands
Coach: Theo Cuffy
  Fiji
Coach: Steve Mulally
  Hong Kong
Coach: Sameer Dighe
  Italy
Player-coach: Joe Scuderi
  Papua New Guinea
Coach: Api Leka, Sr.
  Tanzania
Coach: Zully Rehemtulla
  Uganda
Coach: Sam Walusimbi

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
  Argentina 3 2 0 1 0 4 1.200
  Papua New Guinea 3 2 0 1 0 4 0.176
  Italy 3 2 0 1 0 4 -0.139
  Fiji 3 0 0 3 0 0 -1.361

27 May 2007
scorecard
Fiji  
138 all out (46.4 overs)
v
  Papua New Guinea
142/9 (49.5 overs)
Josefa Rika 33
John Ovia 2/13
Christopher Amini 71*
Vuiyasawa Mateiwaqa 3/20
Papua New Guinea won by 1 wicket
Power Park, Darwin
Umpires: JK Brookes and SS Prasad
Player of the match: Christopher Amini

27 May 2007
scorecard
Italy  
175/9 (50 overs)
v
  Argentina
174 all out (50 overs)
Joe Scuderi 35
Gary Savage 2/18
Donald Forrester 66
Din Alaud 3/29
Italy won by 1 run
Gardens Oval, Darwin
Umpires: BNJ Oxenford and Shahul Hameed

28 May 2007
scorecard
Papua New Guinea  
91 all out (40.1 overs)
v
  Argentina
92/5 (40.3 overs)
Mahuta Kivung 19
Esteban MacDermott 4/22
Donald Forrester 44*
Jamie Brazier 2/20
Argentina won by 5 wickets
Gardens Oval, Darwin
Umpires: ND Harrison and TP Laycock
Player of the match: Esteban MacDermott

28 May 2007
scorecard
Italy  
186/9 (50 overs)
v
  Fiji
149 all out (45.4 overs)
Din Alaud 39*
Iniasi Cakacaka 3/30
Vuiyasawa Mateiwaqa 31
Din Alaud 3/13
Italy won by 37 runs
Marrara Oval No 1, Darwin
Umpires: SD Fry and L Oala

30 May 2007
scorecard
Italy  
134/9 (50 overs)
v
  Papua New Guinea
135/2 (33.1 overs)
Joe Scuderi 30
Jamie Brazier 3/18
Arua Uda 58
Andy Northcote 1/23
Papua New Guinea won by 8 wickets
Nightcliff Oval, Darwin
Umpires: ND Harrison and BNJ Oxenford
Player of the match: Arua Uda

30 May 2007
scorecard
Fiji  
44 all out (21.2 overs)
v
  Argentina
46/0 (5 overs)
Vuiyasawa Mateiwaqa 16
Estaban Nino 4/16
Lucas Paterlini 25*
Grant Dugmore 17*
Argentina won by 10 wickets
Marrara Oval No 2, Darwin
Umpires: SD Fry and SS Prasad
Player of the match: Estaban Nino

Group BEdit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
  Uganda 3 3 0 0 0 6 1.493
  Cayman Islands 3 2 0 1 0 4 1.030
  Tanzania 3 1 0 2 0 2 -0.767
  Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 0 0 -1.926

27 May 2007
scorecard
Uganda  
220/5 (50 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
129 all out (36.5 overs)
Joel Olweny 60
Afzaal Haider 2/31
Irfan Ahmed 34*
Joel Olweny 3/15
Uganda won by 92 runs
Kahlin Oval, Darwin
Umpires: SD Fry and ND Harrison
Player of the match: Joel Olweny

27 May 2007
scorecard
Tanzania  
206/6 (50 overs)
v
  Cayman Islands
210/0 (45.4 overs)
Athumani Kakonzi 82*
Ronald Ebanks 3/40
Steve Gordon 104*
Hamisi Abdallah 0/30
Cayman Islands won by 10 wickets
Tracy Village Oval, Darwin
Umpires: TP Laycock and L Oala

28 May 2007
scorecard
Tanzania  
64 all out (24.1 overs)
v
  Uganda
70/6 (22.1 overs)
Benson Mwita 13
Charles Waiswa 3/7
Junior Kwebiha 13
Benson Mwita 4/23
Uganda won by 4 wickets
Nightcliff Oval, Darwin
Umpires: BNJ Oxenford and SS Prasad
Player of the match: Benson Mwita

28 May 2007
scorecard
Hong Kong  
67 all out (24.5 overs)
v
  Cayman Islands
70/2 (9.3 overs)
Irfan Ahmed 21
Franklin Hinds 4/22
Keniel Irving 29*
Irfan Ahmed 2/25
Cayman Islands won by 8 wickets
Power Park, Darwin
Umpires: JK Brookes and Shahul Hameed
Player of the match: Franklin Hinds

30 May 2007
scorecard
Uganda  
153 all out (48.3 overs)
v
  Cayman Islands
127 all out (48.2 overs)
Arthur Kyobe 37
Michael Wight 4/30
Steve Gordon 37
Junior Kwebiha 4/11
Uganda won by 26 runs
Marrara Oval No 1, Darwin
Umpires: JK Brookes and L Oala
Player of the match: Junior Kwebiha

30 May 2007
scorecard
Hong Kong  
161 all out (47.2 overs)
v
  Tanzania
165/5 (46.1 overs)
Rahul Sharma 43
Bhavesh Govind 3/31
Abhik Patwa 44
Najeeb Amar 2/16
Tanzania won by 5 wickets
Tracy Village Oval, Darwin
Umpires: TP Laycock and Shahul Hameed
Player of the match: Abhik Patwa

SemifinalsEdit

31 May 2007
scorecard
Cayman Islands  
102 all out (39.3 overs)
v
  Argentina
103/6 (34.2 overs)
Steve Gordon 37
Estaban MacDermott 4/20
Alejandro Ferguson 25*
Franklin Hinds 3/11
Argentina won by 4 wickets
Gardens Oval, Darwin
Umpires: JK Brookes and ND Harrison
Player of the match: Estaban MacDermott

31 May 2007
scorecard
Papua New Guinea  
203/6 (50 overs)
v
  Uganda
204/9 (49.2 overs)
Mahuru Dai 86
Charles Waiswa 2/17
Kenneth Kamyuka 43*
Jamie Brazier 4/17
Uganda won by 1 wicket
Tracy Village Oval, Darwin
Umpires: SD Fry and Shahul Hameed
Player of the match: Kenneth Kamyuka

FinalEdit

2 June 2007
scorecard
Uganda  
241/8 (50 overs)
v
  Argentina
150 all out (46.3 overs)
Patrick Ochan 56*
Estaban MacDermott 3/56
Alejandro Ferguson 41
Frank Nsubuga 4/27
Uganda won by 91 runs
Gardens Oval, Darwin
Umpires: BNJ Oxenford and L Oala
Player of the match: Frank Nsubuga
Player of the Tournament: Estaban MacDermott

PlateEdit

31 May 2007
scorecard
Hong Kong  
195 all out (50 overs)
v
  Italy
146 all out (45 overs)
Courtney Kruger 50
Andy Northcote 3/35
Andy Northcote 47
Ilyas Gull 3/37
Hong Kong won by 49 runs
Marrara Oval No 2, Darwin
Umpires: L Oala and BNJ Oxenford
Player of the match: Andy Northcote (Italy)
  • Plate Semi Finals

31 May 2007
scorecard
Fiji  
173 all out (48.5 overs)
v
  Tanzania
174/7 (43.4 overs)
Iniasi Cakacaka 43
Benson Mwita 3/25
Athumani Kakonzi 59
Rajeev Patel 4/21
Tanzania won by 3 wickets
Marrara Oval No 1, Darwin
Umpires: TP Laycock and SS Prasad
Player of the match: Athumani Kakonzi
  • Plate Semi Finals

2 June 2007
scorecard
Papua New Guinea  
263/6 (50 overs)
v
  Cayman Islands
240/9 (50 overs)
Mahuru Dai 102*
Franklin Hinds 2/29
Steve Gordon 74
Rarua Dikana 5/37
Papua New Guinea won by 23 runs
Marrara Oval No 1, Darwin
Umpires: SD Fry and SS Prasad
Player of the match: Mahuru Dai
  • Playoff 3rd/4th

2 June 2007
scorecard
Hong Kong  
242/6 (50 overs)
v
  Tanzania
113 all out (33.1 overs)
Rahul Sharma 85
Hamisi Abdallah 2/47
Kassim Nassoro 37
Nadeem Ahmed 3/12
Hong Kong won by 129 runs
Power Park, Darwin
Umpires: JK Brookes and Shahul Hameed
Player of the match: Rahul Sharma
  • Playoff 5th/6th

2 June 2007
scorecard
Fiji  
123 all out (47.4 overs)
v
  Italy
124/4 (31.2 overs)
Iniasi Cakacaka 30
Thusahara Kurukulasuriya 4/16
Italy won by 6 wickets
Nightcliff Oval, Darwin
Umpires: ND Harrison and TP Laycock
Player of the match: Thusahara Kurukulasuriya (Italy)
  • Playoff 7th/8th

Final PlacingsEdit

Pos Team Promotion/Relegation
1st   Uganda Promoted to 2007 Global Division Two
2nd   Argentina
3rd   Papua New Guinea Remain in 2009 Global Division Three
4th   Cayman Islands
5th   Hong Kong Relegated to 2008 Global Division Four
6th   Tanzania
7th   Italy
8th   Fiji

StatisticsEdit

Most Runs Most Wickets
  Steve Gordon 253   Estaban MacDermott 12
  Mahuru Dai 203   Charles Waiswa 11
  Athumani Kakonzi 158   Jamie Brazier 11
  Irfan Ahmed 153   Gary Savage 10
  Donald Forrester 148   Franklin Hinds 10
  Rahul Sharma 131   Benson Mwita 10

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Withdrawn from the World Cricket League division 3 ... and relegated from that division due to suspension of the membership of the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-12. Retrieved 2007-03-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Argentina to play in WCL Division Three Archived May 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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