Coach Andy Cornford praises Guernsey's cricketers

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Guernsey have won all their games in World Cricket League Division Six

Guernsey cricket coach Andy Cornford says his side's promotion from World Cricket league Division Six is a testament to their hard work.

The island side maintained their perfect record with a five wicket win over Malaysia to top the group.

Cornford told BBC Guernsey: "It goes way back to February when we started our preparations for this tournament.

"Out here it's unbelievably hot and humid and the players have worked really hard."

Cornford said Guernsey were under pressure to succeed after their promotion from Division Seven two years ago.

"To come here and actually deliver, it's probably one of the first tournaments that we've really felt we were proper contenders.

"That adds a bit of pressure, so I'm really pleased that we've managed to handle that and come away with four wins from four games," he added.

The island are due to play Malaysia in the first-place play-off.

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