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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 April, 2003, 08:52 GMT 09:52 UK

Kotze: We were second best
Namibia captain says his side were second-best against Holland in their final 2003 World Cup match.

Minnows 'need pro status'
Namibia coach Dougie Brown says cricket's minnows must become professional to start challenging top sides.

Brett Lee in action against Namibia Kotze dazed by Aussie duo
Deon Kotze is 'blown away' by Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee's display in his side's record loss to Australia.


MORE STORIES

Woolmer defends underdogs
High performance coach Bob Woolmer defends the right of the game's lesser nations to play in the World Cup.

Namibia given masterclass
Namibian captain Deon Kotze wants his team to learn from the batting skills of India's Sachin Tendulkar.

Namibians delight coach
Namibian coach Dougie Brown claims his side had England rattled during their game in Port Elizabeth.

Van Vuuren plays it cool
Rudie van Vuuren celebrates becoming the first Namibian to take five wickets in a one-day international.

Kotze defends Namibian ambition
Namibia captain Deon Kotze defends his team's right to be at the World Cup after they are heavily beaten again.


MATCH REPORTS

Namibia outplayed by Dutch
Holland win their first ever World Cup match, defeating Namibia by 64 runs.

McGrath destroys Namibia
Glenn McGrath takes seven wickets as Australia crush Namibia by a record-breaking margin.

Tendulkar inspires India win
Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly both score tons as India thrash Namibia.

England survive Namibia scare
Namibia give England a real fright before eventually losing by 55 runs in Port Elizabeth.

Wasim shatters Namibia
Pakistan thrash Namibia by 171 runs as Wasim Akram takes five for 28.

Zimbabwe grab easy win
Zimbabwe storm to a 86-run victory over Namibia in a rain-shortened match in Harare.


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

Vintage Louw improves with age
Veteran bowler Lennie Louw is contributing experience and enthusiasm to a youthful Namibia team.

Van Vuuren revels in career high
Namibia's Rudolph van Vuuren describes hitting Wasim Akram for four as the highlight of his career.

Namibia's youthful hero
Teenager Burton van Rooi is hoping to make an impact in his country's first World Cup appearance.

Brown answers Namibia call
Namibia coach Dougie Brown is relishing the chance for the African minnows to prove themselves in the World Cup.

Namibia unmasked
All you needed to know about the young African nation making its Cricket World Cup debut.

Africa's surprise package
Cricket is growing in popularity in Namibia's World Cup debut has been long-awaited.



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