World T20 Qualifier 2019
Ireland bowlers squeeze Namibia Ireland bowlers squeeze Namibia ( ) ZZZZ7:04 amZZZZ
Ireland's bowlers starred as they combined to ensure a modest total was defended with ease.
Netherlands win the trophy Netherlands win the trophy ( ) ZZZZ7:02 amZZZZ
Netherlands took the title as they beat Papua New Guinea by seven wickets.
Job-done but old concerns remain Job-done but old concerns remain ( ) ZZZZ5:34 amZZZZ
Ireland duly finished the World Cup Qualifier with a win, their fifth in eight games. The ticket for Australia was secured last weekend so the job-done box was ticked, but the old concerns refuse to go away, even in victory.
ICC name team of the tournament ICC name team of the tournament ( ) ZZZZ3:03 amZZZZ
The official team of the tournament below celebrates the top performers from the competition which includes the likes of Paul Stirling, Ryan ten Doeschate, Norman Vanua and Player of the Tournament Gerhard Erasmus.
The game no-one wants The game no-one wants ( ) ZZZZ3:01 amZZZZ
ITíS the match no one wants to play in, but Ireland have an incentive to win the third/fourth-place play-off against Namibia (10.10am GMT) at the T20 World Cup qualifiers ó they will probably avoid the Netherlands in their round-robin group at the finals in Australia next year.
Much room for improvement as Ireland beaten by Dutch Much room for improvement as Ireland beaten by Dutch ( ) ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
GARY WILSON was given another good indicator of just how much his young team will have to improve in the 12 months before the T20 World Cup finals as Ireland lost to the Netherlands by 21 runs in the semi-finals of the qualifiers in Dubai.
Ireland and Namibia fall in the semi-finals Ireland and Namibia fall in the semi-finals ( ) ZZZZ2:24 pmZZZZ
Captain Pieter Seelaar and all-rounder Roelof van der Merwe guided the Netherlands to the final where they will play Papua New Guinea.
Scotland and Oman on the way to Australia Scotland and Oman on the way to Australia ( ) ZZZZ9:12 amZZZZ
Scotland and Oman are through to the "first round" in Australia.
Adair relishing Dutch challenge Adair relishing Dutch challenge ( ) ZZZZ5:32 pmZZZZ
SCOTLAND and Oman completed the six qualifiers for next yearís T20 World Cup with victories in the final play-off games in Dubai.
Netherlands and Namibia qualify Netherlands and Namibia qualify ( ) ZZZZ12:04 amZZZZ
The Dutch and the Namibians are celebrating after securing their places in Australia.
Back on the global stage Back on the global stage ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
Ireland are back on the global stage after the unpredictable results at the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament continued until the end of the group games.
Dutch join the party Dutch join the party ( ) ZZZZ1:53 amZZZZ
Ireland will meet Netherlands in the first semi-final of the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament after the Dutch became the third team to make next yearís finals with an eight wickets win over UAE in Dubai.
McCarthy replaces Delany in Ireland squad McCarthy replaces Delany in Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ9:04 pmZZZZ
Pembroke all-rounder Barry McCarthy has been called up as a replacement for David Delany who suffered a knee injury during Ireland's win against Jersey on Friday.
Magnificent Adair makes his mark Magnificent Adair makes his mark ( ) ZZZZ8:51 pmZZZZ
Standing at the top of his run-up in early May, about to open the bowling against England on a bitter day in Malahide, Mark Adair must have considered himself a fortunate man.
Papua New Guinea and Ireland book tickets to Australia Papua New Guinea and Ireland book tickets to Australia ( ) ZZZZ8:44 amZZZZ
Papua New Guinea and Ireland have secured their place in the "first round" of the T20 World Cup.
Ireland crush Nigeria Ireland crush Nigeria ( ) ZZZZ12:39 amZZZZ
Ireland trounced Nigeria by 8 wickets in just 6.1 overs to boost their NRR and go top of Group B - if only for 24 hours.
Netherlands and Namibia secure play-off spots Netherlands and Namibia secure play-off spots ( ) ZZZZ11:46 amZZZZ
The Netherlands and Namibia are in the play-offs at the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
Ireland brush aside Nigeria Ireland brush aside Nigeria ( ) ZZZZ9:01 pmZZZZ
Ireland are one win away from confirming their place at the T20 World Cup in Australia next year after completing the formality of beating Nigeria in their last group game at the qualifying tournament in Abu Dhabi.
Group stage heads towards conclusion Group stage heads towards conclusion ( ) ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
The group stage of the T20 Qualifier continued today with wins for Papua New Guinea, Namibia and Oman.
Ireland in must-win territory now Ireland in must-win territory now ( ) ZZZZ4:09 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Gary Wilson has conceded that Ireland are in must-win territory if they are to qualify for next yearís T20 World Cup, starting with this morningís game against Jersey at the Abu Dhabi Oval.
Adair fires Ireland to win over Jersey Adair fires Ireland to win over Jersey ( ) ZZZZ1:22 amZZZZ
MARK ADAIR starred with the ball as Ireland thrashed Jersey by eight wickets in Abu Dhabi to ensure themselves of at least two chances of qualifying for the T20 World Cup finals in Australia next year.
Rollercoaster qualifier continues Rollercoaster qualifier continues ( ) ZZZZ11:13 amZZZZ
The unpredictable T20 World Cup Qualifier continues in the UAE, with Bermuda the first team eliminated from contention.
Bowling actions of Kumar, Sole and Abioye found to be illegal Bowling actions of Kumar, Sole and Abioye found to be illegal ( ) ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
Selladore Kumar of Singapore, Tom Sole of Scotland and Abiodun Abioye of Nigeria have been suspended from bowling in international cricket.
Bermudian receives suspension Bermudian receives suspension ( ) ZZZZ2:39 pmZZZZ
Deunte Darrell will miss Bermuda's next match after he was found guilty of breaching Level 2 of the ICC Code of Conduct.
Too close to call after day six Too close to call after day six ( ) ZZZZ11:28 amZZZZ
The T20 Qualifier is finely poised heading into the business end of the first round.
Ireland slump to Canada loss Ireland slump to Canada loss ( ) ZZZZ8:47 pmZZZZ
Ireland's hopes of topping the group look over after their second defeat, losing to Canada by 10 runs.
Ireland loss leaves no margin for error Ireland loss leaves no margin for error ( ) ZZZZ6:40 pmZZZZ
IRELAND will have to win all their remaining games in the UAE if they are to achieve captain Gary Wilsonís objective of winning the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.
Balbirnie returns for Ireland Balbirnie returns for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie resumes his place in the Ireland team which must beat Canada today if they are top Group B.
Jersey surprise hosts; Netherlands claim group A lead Jersey surprise hosts; Netherlands claim group A lead ( ) ZZZZ9:48 amZZZZ
Possibly the biggest win in Jersey's cricket history as they beat the UAE, whilst the Netherlands go top of Group A after beating Singapore.
Namibia stun Scotland Namibia stun Scotland ( ) ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
Namibia kept their qualification hopes alive with a fully deserved 24-run win over a Scotland side that began the competition as tournament favourites.
Delany delivers for Ireland Delany delivers for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ12:38 amZZZZ
GARETH DELANY smashed a career-best 89 from 49 balls in Abu Dhabi and followed up with 2-29 to claim the man-of-the-match award as Ireland thrashed bogey side Oman by 35 runs to get their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track.
Papua New Guinea and Canada top after day four Papua New Guinea and Canada top after day four ( ) ZZZZ10:52 amZZZZ
Papua New Guinea and Canada are top of their respective groups after four days play in the UAE.
Ireland need Oman win Ireland need Oman win ( ) ZZZZ7:41 amZZZZ
UNLESS Ireland defeat Oman in their third Group B game at the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament today they will almost certainly have to go through the play-off route next week to reach the finals in Australia.
Ireland get campaign back on track with Oman win Ireland get campaign back on track with Oman win ( ) ZZZZ8:46 pmZZZZ
IRELAND got their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track when they ended Omanís eight-match winning run in the shortest format with a convincing 35 runs victory.
Another Singapore thriller highlights day three Another Singapore thriller highlights day three ( ) ZZZZ8:41 amZZZZ
Another close Singapore win is the highlight of day three in the UAE. Papua New Guinea, Canada and Oman also win.
Jersey hammer Nigeria Jersey hammer Nigeria ( ) ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
Jersey got their campaign off to a winning start with an emphatic 69-run win against Nigeria at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Easy wins for PNG, Netherlands and Scotland Easy wins for PNG, Netherlands and Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:49 amZZZZ
Papua New Guinea, Netherlands and Scotland all record straightforward wins on day two in the UAE.
Ireland crushed by UAE Ireland crushed by UAE ( ) ZZZZ10:46 pmZZZZ
A superb all-round display by Rohan Mustafa saw hosts UAE trounce Ireland in a one-sided contest in Abu Dhabi.
Singapore surprise Scots; Dutch beat Kenya; hosts defeated Singapore surprise Scots; Dutch beat Kenya; hosts defeated ( ) ZZZZ9:56 amZZZZ
A roundup of the other action on the opening day of the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
Ireland cruise past Hong Kong Ireland cruise past Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ7:32 amZZZZ
Half centuries from Andrew Balbirnie and Paul Stirling helped Ireland to an emphatic eight-wicket win against Hong Kong in their opening clash in Abu Dhabi.
Group B prospects Group B prospects ( ) ZZZZ3:09 amZZZZ
Group B contains Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Nigeria, Oman and UAE.
Group A prospects Group A prospects ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Group A contains Bermuda, Kenya, Namibia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Singapore
All you need to know All you need to know ( ) ZZZZ2:31 amZZZZ
Here's a quick guide to the qualifying tournament.
UAE captain among four players charged under anti-corruption code UAE captain among four players charged under anti-corruption code ( ) ZZZZ6:43 amZZZZ
Mohammad Naveed is among four UAE cricketers charged with 13 counts of breaching anti-corruption rules and provisionally suspended.
Ireland take positives despite last-ball defeat Ireland take positives despite last-ball defeat ( ) ZZZZ8:20 amZZZZ
Ireland lost two wickets to the final two balls to go down by one run to Scotland in their final warm-up game ahead of the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.
Second day of warm-up matches Second day of warm-up matches ( ) ZZZZ2:53 pmZZZZ
There were wins for Namibia, Jersey, Canada, Oman, Scotland, Hong Kong and UAE.
Impressive warm-up from the Irish Impressive warm-up from the Irish ( ) ZZZZ5:35 amZZZZ
Ireland's victory over Netherlands was one of their most impressive for some time.
First day of warm-up matches First day of warm-up matches ( ) ZZZZ1:39 pmZZZZ
Jersey defeat Kenya, Ireland win against the Netherlands and Scotland go down to the UAE.
Group B captains speak of their chances Group B captains speak of their chances ( ) ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
The seven captains of the teams in Group B speak about their teams' prospects.
Group A captains enthusiastic ahead of tournament Group A captains enthusiastic ahead of tournament ( ) ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
The seven captains of the teams in Group A were interviewed in Dubai.
Ireland hoping Delany can deliver Ireland hoping Delany can deliver ( ) ZZZZ8:25 pmZZZZ
Having missed out on the last two Menís T20 World Cups, there is a certain urgency about Ireland as they kick off the qualifying tournament against Hong Kong in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Trophy unveiled in Abu Dhabi Trophy unveiled in Abu Dhabi ( ) ZZZZ10:18 amZZZZ
The captains of all 14 participating teams met the UAE Minister of Culture, Youth, and Social Development.
Top performances at previous T20 World Cup Qualifiers Top performances at previous T20 World Cup Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ4:05 amZZZZ
A look back at some of the outstanding individual performances from previous editions of the qualifiers.
Famous matches from past T20 World Cup Qualifiers Famous matches from past T20 World Cup Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ4:02 amZZZZ
The past five editions of the event have seen some exhilarating performances.
Ireland stick with winning squad Ireland stick with winning squad ( ) ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
THE Ireland selectors have backed the 15 players who won the recent Tri-Series to take them to T20 World Cup finals in Australia next year.
Bermuda to be led by Dion Stovell Bermuda to be led by Dion Stovell ( ) ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
The Bermuda Cricket Board has announced the squad for the World Cup Qualifier.
Hong Kong revise their squad Hong Kong revise their squad ( ) ZZZZ7:46 amZZZZ
Babar Hayat, Ehsan Nawaz, Tanveer Ahmed have made themselves unavailable for the tournament.
Jersey are 'strong, balanced, dynamic' Jersey are 'strong, balanced, dynamic' ( ) ZZZZ7:44 amZZZZ
Ben Stevens and Jake Dunford are included after missing the island's recent win over Guernsey.
Oman squad is named Oman squad is named ( ) ZZZZ7:43 amZZZZ
Six-hitters Muhammed Naseem Khushi and Mehran Khan return to the team.
Scotland to prepare in Durban Scotland to prepare in Durban ( ) ZZZZ7:42 amZZZZ
The national selectors have named Scotland's squad for the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
UAE announces side for T20 World Cup Qualifiers UAE announces side for T20 World Cup Qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ7:41 amZZZZ
Emirates Cricket Board has announced the team that will represent the UAE.
Ryan Campbell announces Dutch squad Ryan Campbell announces Dutch squad ( ) ZZZZ7:39 amZZZZ
Netherlands head coach Ryan Campbell has announced his 15-man squad.