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Top 5 teams we will miss in World Cup 2019

  • 10 team tournament has broken hearts of many aspiring cricket nations
  • Top 5 teams we will miss in the Cricket World Cup 2019
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Modified 26 Mar 2020, 15:55 IST

Cricket, of all the games, can be called the most unpredictable. This is one game where, on their day, any team can beat any team in the world.

Interestingly, the World Cup is the only stage where the minnows get a chance to fight against the big boys. Although these clashes can be dull at times, there have been numerous occasions where the underdogs have created huge upsets.

Let us look at the list of 5 nations we will miss in the upcoming World Cup.


#5 Scotland

Scotland was unlucky to not qualify for the world cup
Scotland was unlucky to not qualify for the world cup

The Scots have been a regular at World Cups.They qualified for 1999, 2007 and 2015 edition of the mega-event. Although their record at the mega-events hasn't been great, they have always put up a great fight.

Scotland is among the strongest of associates and many of its players play in the English county.

Recent Performances

Given their recent performance in ICC world cup qualifiers, they should have been a part of the next World Cup.

Scotland played some great cricket beating Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Nepal on the trot. Sadly, it was the average umpiring which cost them the match against Ireland and West Indies, thereby, shattering their world cup hopes.

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Published 26 Mar 2018, 12:20 IST
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