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West Indies qualify for World Cup in 2019


WEST INDIES have qualified for next year's World Cup. The West Indies snatched a spot at next year´s World Cup by edging to a five-run victory over Scotland on DLS method in Harare on March 21.

The two-time World Cup winners were bowled out for just 198 batting first, but rain forced an early finish with the game in the balance and Scotland on 125-5 with 14.4 overs remaining. West Indies captain Jason Holder: "I'm extremely pleased to get through to the World Cup. We've been through a lot in the last two years.

"We had to play to expectation - there was pressure in every game and the guys really put their hands up. I'm really pleased to get over the line but my thoughts go out to Scotland for how they've played in this tournament."

West Indies were forced to secure their spot at the 2019 in England and Wales after dropping out of the automatic ranking spots.

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