Bermuda struggling in South Africa
Bermuda won their first game at the ICC World Cup Qualifiers
today in South Africa beating Denmark by 9 wickets
. However defeats in their opening games against UAE
and surprisingly war-torn Afghanistan
have left the island's hopes of qualifying hanging by a thread.
Defeats to underdeveloped cricketing nations like the UAE and Afghanistan, where the Taliban have banned the game and the team have to practice across the border in Pakistan has cause furore in the media here. A win today will help lift the gloom but with their hopes now practically out of their own hands, prospects of repeating their 2007 dream look unlikely.
Canada, the Netherlands and Ireland are all currently unbeaten. The current standings are here