Afghanistan has qualified for the 2015 Cricket World Cup after beating Kenya by seven wickets, writing another heartwarming chapter in the nation's cricketing story.
Afghanistan are on the cusp of historic qualification for their maiden cricket World Cup in 2015 to be jointly staged in Australia and New Zealand.
Afghanistan moved to within just one victory of a place in the World Cup 2015 after beating Kenya by eight wickets in the first of two one-day internationals
Afghanistan can reach the World Cup for the first time if they clinch back-to-back wins over Kenya in Sharjah on Wednesday and Friday.
Ireland on Tuesday qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 after a dramatic last-gasp tie with the Netherlands.
Porterfield and O'Brien brothers power Ireland beat Netherlands by 88 runs in ICC World Cricket League Championship clash at Amstelveen on Sunday.
Ireland and Netherlands will lock horns in a double header of the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) to ensure their qualification for the 50-over World Cup in 2015.
Afghanistan is on course for a place in the ICC World Cup 2015 after winning both its fifth round ODIs in the ICC World Cricket League Championship against Scotland.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday announced the squads for six of the eight teams to play in the fifth round of the World Cricket League (WCL) Championship which kicks off in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 6.
Kenya's upcoming Intercontinental Cup tie and one-day series against Namibia in Nairobi next month has been postponed due to fears over security, officials said on Friday.