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Ireland v Namibia ICC Intercontinental Cup match

The ICC Intercontinental Cup match due to start between Ireland and Namibia in Belfast tomorrow will not go ahead as planned.

Ireland v Namibia ICC Intercontinental Cup match - Cricket News
Gerrie Snyman of Namibia in action during I Cup 2008
The ICC Intercontinental Cup match due to start between Ireland and Namibia in Belfast tomorrow will not go ahead as planned.

Cricket Namibia failed to arrive in time to play the match citing difficulties in securing UK travel visas for its squad members. It is still hoped that the two 50-over international matches will go ahead as planned provided the Namibia team arrives in time for those fixtures.

As previously stated, while the ICC offers assistance where it can, it is the responsibility of each team's home board to arrange its own visas in advance of any tour.

Following due consideration and consultation, the ICC has given the two participating home boards the opportunity to propose an amicable agreement as to how best to deal with the I Cup fixture and any other relevant matters.

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