|ICC Cricket World Cup qualifier play-off, Windhoek|
|Canada 238-8 (50 overs): Wijeyeratne 63, Dutta 56; Perchard 3-38|
|Jersey 207 (48 overs): Lawrenson 66, Greenwood 59; Gordon 3-30, Zafar 3-51|
|Canada beat Jersey by 31 runs|
Half-centuries by Josh Lawrenson and Nick Greenwood weren’t sufficient as Jersey misplaced to Canada by 31 runs on the ICC World Cup qualifier play-off.
The island aspect restricted Canada to 238-8 in Windhoek, their first match to hold one-day worldwide standing.
Captain Charles Perchard took 3-38 and opener Greenwood then launched the run-chase with 59 off 70 balls.
Lawrenson top-scored with 66 off 101 however fell in the beginning of the fortieth over and so they have been bowled out for 207.
Jersey’s subsequent sport is on Thursday towards hosts Namibia, who misplaced to the USA by 80 runs of their opening fixture.
Papua New Guinea and the United Arab Emirates are the opposite groups concerned – the UAE gained by 21 runs of their match on Monday – and the highest two will progress to the ultimate stage of qualifying in India in October.
Having gained the toss, Jersey justified Perchard’s determination to area first by decreasing the Canadians to 52-4.
However a sixth-wicket stand of 70 between Srimantha Wijeyaratne (63) and Nikhil Dutta (56) helped them push on past 200 and Ravindepal Singh added a remaining flourish with an unbeaten 21 off 18 balls.
Harrison Carlyon (18) was caught within the ninth over of Jersey’s reply, however Greenwood hit two sixes – the second carrying him to 50 off 62 balls – and 5 fours in his aggressive knock.
His 81-run partnership with Lawrenson got here to an finish when he was caught behind off Pargat Singh from the ultimate ball of the twenty fourth over.
Jonty Jenner batted brightly for 20 earlier than being bowled by left-arm spinner Saad bin Zafar (3-51) however the important thing wicket was that off Lawrenson, stumped off Dutta in the beginning of the fortieth.
Jersey had the speed down beneath a run per ball at one stage however the activity of seeing them dwelling was past the tail because the final 4 wickets fell for 12 runs within the house of overs – with Perchard final to go, caught and bowled off Jeremy Gordon (3-30).