The rain turned water on the hopes of Ireland, the. Africa’s open lottery, 8 teams got direct tickets to the World Cup


Ireland-Bangladesh first ODI washed out in rain
South Africa benefited from the cancellation of the match, directly cut the ticket for the World Cup

New Delhi. The first match of the 3-ODI series played between Ireland and Bangladesh at Chelmsford was washed away due to rain and with this the hopes of the hosts Ireland to qualify directly for the ODI World Cup to be held in India this year also ended. Now Ireland will have to play qualifiers. At the same time, South Africa’s lottery opened and they became the 8th team to qualify directly for the ODI World Cup. Now South Africa does not need to play qualifiers. At the same time, Ireland will have to play the qualifiers to be held in Zimbabwe in June.

After winning the toss in the first ODI, Ireland elected to bowl first and Bangladesh scored 246 runs at the loss of 9 wickets. Chasing the target, Ireland scored 65 runs in 16.3 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. But, then it started raining and further play could not take place and the match was cancelled. It caused loss to Ireland. While South Africa’s lottery opened.

South Africa qualified for the World Cup
South Africa’s hope of qualifying directly rested on the 3-ODI series being played between Ireland and Bangladesh. If Ireland had won this series 3-0, then it would have got equal points to South Africa. To decide the last place, then there would have been talk on net runrate. But, due to rain in Ireland’s first ODI against Bangladesh, South Africa escaped from the situation of agar-but and qualified directly for the ODI World Cup.

South Africa defeated the Netherlands in their last ODI series. Both the matches were won by the host South Africa. With this series win, South Africa had overtaken the West Indies in the points table and reached the eighth and final position in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League points table.

8 teams have qualified directly
Which teams have qualified – India (host), New Zealand, England, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and South Africa. This tournament will be played from June 18 to July 9.

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Which teams will play the World Cup qualifiers?
West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Oman, Nepal, USA, UAE. Out of these 10 teams, 2 top-2 teams will qualify for the World Cup.

Tags: Bangladesh, Irish, ODI World Cup, south africa

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