International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule for T20 world cup 2014 qualifiers. There will be 16 teams to play against each other to get their place in remaining 6 slots for next year’s icc world t20 tournament in Bangladesh. World twenty20 qualifiers round will be held from 15th November to 30th November 2013 in UAE.
This is 3rd occasion when United Arab Emirates are organizing this event. Last time UAE hosted t20 qualifiers in 2012 where Ire Land and Afghanistan secured their position for twenty20 world cup 2012 in Sri Lanka. In 2010 also UAE organized this tournament successfully.
These sixteen teams are divided into 2 groups i.e. Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. ICC has allocated 7 venues for 2014 T-20 qualifiers. Matches will be played in DICS (Dubai International Cricket Stadium), ICC Academy ground 1 and 2 in Dubai, The Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi Ovals 1 & 2 and Zayed Cricket Stadium.
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Tim Anderson (ICC’s Global Development Manager) says, “The time has come once again for important and prestigious event on the ICC calendar in which 16 leading members among the Associates and Affiliates will vie for the six available places in the ICC World Twenty-20 Bangladesh 2014.”
“This final qualifier is the last step of a pathway that comprised 11 regional tournaments during 2012 and 2013, this time we will see six teams gain the opportunity to be a part of the global tournament to be held next year. ”
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David East (Chief Executive of Emirates Cricket Board) exclaims with joy and says, “We are happy and excited to host the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers 2013 for the third successive year. ”
|Group ‘A’||Group ‘B’|
|Uganda||Papua New Guinea|
This 2013 twenty20 world cup qualifiers have given 6 teams (UAE, Ireland, Nepal, Hong-Kong, Afghanistan, Netherlands) for ICC World t20 2014 in Bangladesh.
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