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2016 ICC World Cricket League Division Four

The 2016 ICC World Cricket League Division Four was an international limited-overs cricket tournament held in Los Angeles from 29 October – 5 November 2016.[1] It was the fifth edition of WCL Division Four, and the first World Cricket League tournament played in the United States. All matches were played at the Leo Magnus Cricket Complex.[2]

The tournament was won by the United States, who defeated Oman in the final by 13 runs.[3] Both the finalists were promoted to the 2017 Division Three tournament.[4] The bottom two teams, Jersey and Italy, were relegated to Division Five.[5] Jersey's Corey Bisson was the leading run-scorer, while Denmark's Aftab Ahmed and American pace bowler Timil Patel were the equal leading wicket-takers. Oman's Khawar Ali, an all-rounder, was named player of the tournament.

After the conclusion of the tournament, the United States captain Steven Taylor said that "this victory means a lot to us, especially as it came with the home crowd behind us".[6] The United States coach Pubudu Dassanayake said "I wouldn't have settled for runner-up in the final" and that he was "very happy how things went in the final".[7]

Teams

The following teams qualified:

Venue

All matches were played at Leo Magnus Cricket Complex in Van Nuys, Los Angeles.

VenueCityCountryCapacityMatches
Leo Magnus Cricket ComplexLos AngelesUnited Statesn/a

Preparation

Bermuda prepared for the tournament by playing four exhibition games in Toronto against club teams and a High Performance XI.[8] Canada traveled to Bermuda to play three 50 over matches.[9] The United States held a five-day camp in Indianapolis between 17 and 21 September. This included two 50 over matches against a Marylebone Cricket Club side.[10] The United States also played Canada in the Auty Cup on 13, 14 and 16 October 2016 in Los Angeles.[11]

Squads

 Bermuda[8]
Coach: Clay Smith
 Denmark[12]
Coach: Jeremy Bray
 Italy[13]
Coach:
 Jersey[14]
Coach: Neil MacRae
 Oman[15]
Coach: Duleep Mendis
 United States[16]
Coach: Pubudu Dassanayake
  • Srini Santhanam was originally named in the U.S. squad, but was replaced by Ravi Timbawala after suffering a pre-tournament injury.[17]
  • Terryn Fray was originally named in Bermuda's squad, but was replaced by Janeiro Tucker after breaking a finger in a warm-up match.[18]
  • Denmark's captain Michael Pedersen left the tournament on 1 November to attend to a family emergency, with Amjad Khan standing in as captain in his absence.[19]
  • Due to several members of the squad suffering injuries during the tournament, Tony Carlyon, Jersey's 46-year-old team manager, was called into the team for the final match of the tournament.[20]

Round-robin

Points table

TeamPldWLTNRPtsNRRStatus
 Oman541008+0.177Promoted to 2017 Division Three
 United States532006+0.897
 Denmark532006+0.308Remain in 2018 Division Four
 Bermuda523004–0.067
 Jersey523004–0.598Relegated to 2017 Division Five
 Italy514002–0.651

Fixtures

All times are given in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
29 October
10:00
Scorecard
Bermuda 
201 (48.3 overs)
v
 United States
202/2 (32.4 overs)
United States won by 8 wickets
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Timil Patel (US)

29 October
10:00
Scorecard
Denmark 
214/8 (50 overs)
v
 Italy
100 (21.1 overs)
Denmark won by 114 runs
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Carl Sandri (Italy)

29 October
10:00
Scorecard
Jersey 
203/5 (50 overs)
v
 Oman
204/4 (46.4 overs)
Oman won by 6 wickets
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Swapnil Khadye (Oman)

30 October
10:00
Scorecard
Bermuda 
173/9 (40 overs)
v
 Oman
174/6 (34 overs)
Oman won by 4 wickets
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Jatinder Singh (Oman)

30 October
10:00
Scorecard
Jersey 
158 (36.4 overs)
v
 Denmark
159/4 (32.1 overs)
Denmark won by 6 wickets
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Saif Ahmad (Den)

30 October
10:00
Scorecard
Italy 
185/5 (41 overs)
v
 United States
186/9 (37.2 overs)
United States won by 1 wicket
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Timroy Allen (US)

1 November
10:00
Scorecard
Bermuda 
221/7 (50 overs)
v
 Denmark
183 (48.1 overs)
Bermuda won by 38 runs
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Jordan DeSilva (Ber)

1 November
10:00
Scorecard
Italy 
235 (49.5 overs)
v
 Jersey
236/7 (49.3 overs)
Jersey won by 3 wickets
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Nathaniel Watkins (Jer)

1 November
10:00
Scorecard
Oman 
163 (49.2 overs)
v
 United States
165/2 (29.3 overs)
United States won by 8 wickets
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Steven Taylor (US)

2 November
10:00
Scorecard
Bermuda 
312/8 (45 overs)
v
 Jersey
227 (37.2 overs)
Bermuda by 85 runs (DLS method)
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Kamau Leverock (Ber)
  • The match was reduced to 45 per side after time was lost due to wind that brought the sightscreens down during Bermuda's innings.[21]

2 November
10:00
Scorecard
United States 
261/9 (50 overs)
v
 Denmark
262/6 (48.3 overs)
Denmark by 4 wickets
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Zameer Khan (Den)

2 November
10:00
Scorecard
Italy 
205/9 (50 overs)
v
 Oman
208/5 (40.3 overs)
Oman by 5 wickets
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Zeeshan Siddiqui (Oman)

4 November
10:00
Scorecard
Italy 
228/8 (50.0 overs)
v
 Bermuda
203/9 (50.0 overs)
Italy won by 25 runs
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Charanjeet Singh (Italy)

4 November
10:00
Scorecard
Oman 
189 (46.4 overs)
v
 Denmark
146 (34.0 overs)
Oman won by 43 runs
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Khawar Ali (Oman)

4 November
10:00
Scorecard
Jersey 
249 (48.2 overs)
v
 United States
248/8 (50.0 overs)
Jersey won by 1 run
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Nathaniel Watkins (Jer)

Playoffs

Fifth-place playoff

5 November
10:00
Scorecard
Jersey 
250/6 (50.0 overs)
v
 Italy
208 (46.4 overs)
Jersey won by 42 runs
Wong Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Corey Bisson (Jer)

Third-place playoff

5 November
10:00
Scorecard
Denmark 
269/8 (50 overs)
v
 Bermuda
225/8 (50 overs)
Denmark won by 44 runs
Wright Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Taranjit Bharaj (Den)

First-place playoff

5 November
10:00
Scorecard
United States 
208 (49.4 overs)
v
 Oman
195/9 (50 overs)
United States won by 13 runs
Severn Field, Leo Magnus Cricket Complex
Player of the match: Jasdeep Singh (US)

Statistics

Most runs

The top five run-scorers are included in this table, ranked by runs scored and then by batting average.

PlayerTeamRunsInnsAvgHighest100s50s
Corey Bisson Jersey242680.6654*02
Kamau Leverock Bermuda236639.3313710
Nathaniel Watkins Jersey223544.607702
Alex Amsterdam United States213553.2510211
Steven Taylor United States209641.80124*11

Source: ESPNcricinfo

Most wickets

The top five wicket-takers are listed in this table, ranked by wickets taken and then by bowling average.

PlayerTeamOversWktsAveEconSRBBI
Aftab Ahmed Denmark46.41414.424.3220.04/30
Timil Patel United States52.31415.504.1322.55/22
Bashir Shah Denmark36.11312.614.5316.64/18
Charles Perchard Jersey51.21315.533.9323.64/22
Khawar Ali Oman43.01316.384.9519.85/37

Source: ESPNcricinfo

References

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  6. ^ "USA, Oman elated after booking Division 3 berths". International Cricket Council. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  7. ^ "'I wouldn't have settled for runner-up' - Dassanayake". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  8. ^ a b "BCB National Squad Toronto Tour". Bermuda Cricket Board. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Canada National Senior Team to Tour Bermuda". Bermuda Cricket Board. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
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  11. ^ "Auty Cup to be contested as three-match 50-over series". ESPN Cricinfo. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
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  17. ^ "Timbawala replaces injured Santhanam in USA squad". ESPN Cricinfo. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
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  19. ^ "Denmark motivated to win for absent captain Pedersen". ESPN Cricinfo. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
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