2015 Cricket World Cup Qualification Procedure Explained

Colin Gibson, the official spokesman of ICC, explained the qualification procedure for the 2015 Cricket World Cup at a press conference in Dubai.

“The Board approved the new Associates and Affiliates qualifying system that would determine four teams to join the 10 Full Members in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015,” he said.

He also added “The top two teams in the current eight team Associates and Affiliates ODI 50-over League played until October 2013 will progress automatically to the World Cup while the remaining six teams will join four other teams from the World Cricket League (i.e. teams placed 3rd and 4th in Division 2 and teams placed 1st and 2nd in Division 3) in a ten team qualifying event. The two finalists from this qualifying event will progress to the World Cup.”

India, Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Pakistan, West Indies and Zimbabwe are the full time member of International Cricket Council.

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