Kenya lose ODI status after loss in ICC World Cup qualifier

The 2003 World Cup semifinalists Kenya were beaten by Scotland in the ICC World Cup qualifier, due to which they lost their ODI status.

updated: January 31, 2014 09:15 IST
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Kenyan cricket suffered a double blow on Thursday following the national team's three-wicket loss to Scotland in their World Cup qualifier in New Zealand by losing their one-day international status.

Kenya, once regarded as one of the strongest associate members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) needed to win the final Super Six game to avoid losing its ODI status after failing to secure a place in the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

"It is sad for Kenya cricket but there is nothing we can do about the situation. We have to wait for the team to come back on Sunday before deciding the way forward," a top Cricket Kenya official told AFP.

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