ICC World Cricket League Division Two

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WCL Division Two
Administrator ICC
Format 50 overs (List A)
First tournament 2007
Tournament format Round robin, playoffs
Number of teams 6
Current champion  UAE
Most successful  UAE (3 titles)

ICC World Cricket League Division Two forms part of the World Cricket League (WCL) system. Like all other divisions, WCL Division Two is contested as a standalone tournament rather than as an actual league. Unlike lower divisions, however, matches in Division Two hold list-A status.

The inaugural Division Two tournament was held in 2007, hosted by Namibia and featured six teams, the top four of which progressed to the 2009 World Cup Qualifier. The 2011 tournament, played in Dubai, similarly qualified the top four teams for the 2014 World Cup Qualifier, but also promoted the top two teams to the Intercontinental Cup and the WCL Championship. The 2015 Division Two event, again hosted by Namibia, served only to qualify teams for the Intercontinental Cup and WCL Championship. The top two teams at the 2018 event were promoted to the 2018 World Cup Qualifier.

Overall, 13 teams have participated in the four Division Two tournaments that have so far been held. This has included both teams that previously held One Day International (ODI) status before being demoted (Bermuda, Canada, Kenya, Namibia, and the Netherlands), and teams that would go on to qualify for ODI status (Hong Kong, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and the United Arab Emirates).


Year Host(s) Venue(s) Final
Winner Result Runner-up
2007  Namibia Windhoek  UAE
347/8 (50 overs)
UAE won by 67 runs
280 (43.2 overs)
2011  UAE Dubai  UAE
201/5 (45.3 overs)
UAE won by 5 wickets
200 (49.3 overs)
2015  Namibia Windhoek  Netherlands
213/2 (41.0 overs)
Netherlands won by 8 wickets
212 (49.2 overs)
2018  Namibia Windhoek  UAE
277/4 (50 overs)
UAE won by 7 runs
270/8 (50 overs)

Performance by team[edit]

  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • Q – Qualified
  •     — Hosts
Team Namibia
United Arab Emirates
2019 Total
 Argentina 6th 1
 Bermuda 6th 1
 Canada 6th 3rd Q 3
 Denmark 4th 1
 Hong Kong 4th Q 2
 Kenya 3rd 6th 2
 Namibia 3rd 2nd 2nd 4th Q 5
 Netherlands 1st 1
   Nepal 4th 2nd 2
 Oman 2nd 5th 2
 Papua New Guinea 3rd Q 2
 Uganda 5th 5th 5th 3
 UAE 1st 1st 1st 3

Player statistics[edit]

Year Most runs Most wickets MVP Ref
2007 Namibia Gerrie Snyman (588) United Arab Emirates Arshad Ali (17) Namibia Gerrie Snyman
2011 Namibia Craig Williams (335) Namibia Louis Klazinga (14)
Namibia Kola Burger (14)
Namibia Craig Williams
2015 Namibia Stephen Baard (249) Netherlands Ahsan Malik (17) Nepal Paras Khadka
2018 Nepal Paras Khadka (241) Nepal Sandeep Lamichhane (17)
Oman Bilal Khan (17)
Nepal Sandeep Lamichhane


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