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Warm-up Matches
Scorecard Ireland beat Netherlands by 6 wickets, 12 November.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea beat Ireland by 18 runs, 13 November.
  • Scotland beat USA by 7 wickets.
    12 November.
    USA 133-7 (20 overs, S Taylor 55, I Wardlaw 3-25)
    Scotland 134-3 (18.5 overs, C MacLeod 46, K Coetzer 35*)
  • Italy beat Bermuda by 2 runs.
    12 November.
    Italy 128-6 (20 overs, C Sandri 42)
    Bermuda 126-7 (20 overs)
  • Papua New Guinea beat Uganda by 6 wickets.
    12 November.
    Uganda 114-5 (20 overs, H Almuzahim 42*)
    Papua New Guinea 118-4 (18.4 overs, G Jones 38)
  • Nepal beat UAE by 5 wickets.
    12 November.
    UAE 138-7 (20 overs, Khuraam Khan 55)
    Nepal 142-5 (19.3 overs, P Khadka 85*)
  • Canada beat Afghanistan by 7 wickets.
    12 November.
    Afghanistan 128-5 (20 overs, Najibullah Zadran 48)
    Canada 129-3 (19.3 overs, A Bagai 53*)
  • Hong Kong beat Denmark by 140 runs.
    12 November.
    Hong Kong 200-4 (20 overs)
    Denmark 60 (14.2 overs)
  • 12 November.
  • Kenya beat Namibia by 37 runs.
    Kenya 160-5 (20 overs)
    Namibia 123 (18.3 overs)
Group A
                            P    W    T   NR    L  Pts     NRR
Ireland                     7    6    0    1    0   13     2.06
Hong Kong                   7    5    0    0    2   10     0.44
UAE                         7    5    0    0    2   10     0.27
Namibia                     7    4    0    0    3    8     0.20
Italy                       7    2    0    1    4    5     0.46
Canada                      7    2    0    0    5    4    -0.36
Uganda                      7    1    0    1    5    3    -1.49
USA                         7    1    0    1    5    3    -1.65
Scorecard Canada beat Italy by 5 wickets , 24 November.
Scorecard Namibia beat Uganda by 38 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard UAE beat USA by 14 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat Hong Kong by 85 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard Namibia beat Canada by 7 wickets , 23 November.
Scorecard Italy beat UAE by 67 runs, 23 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat Uganda by 48 runs, 22 November.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat USA by 67 runs, 22 November.
Scorecard UAE beat Canada by 36 runs, 22 November.
Scorecard Ireland v Italy - match abandoned without a ball bowled, 21 November.
Scorecard Uganda v USA - match abandoned without a ball bowled, 21 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat USA by 75 runs, 20 November.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat Namibia by 8 wickets, 20 November.
Scorecard Namibia beat Italy by 3 wickets, 19 November.
Scorecard UAE beat Hong Kong by 7 wickets, 19 November.
Scorecard Canada beat Uganda by 44 runs, 19 November.
Scorecard Uganda beat Italy by 1 wicket, 18 November.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat Canada by 53 runs, 18 November.
Scorecard Namibia beat USA by 35 runs, 17 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat UAE by 5 runs, 17 November.
Scorecard UAE beat Namibia by 5 wickets, 16 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat Canada by 2 runs, 16 November.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat Uganda by 4 wickets, 16 November.
Scorecard Italy beat USA by 6 wickets, 16 November.
Scorecard Uganda lost to UAE by 8 wickets, 15 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat Namibia by 32 runs, 15 November.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat Italy by 7 wickets, 15 November.
Scorecard USA beat Canada by 5 wickets, 15 November.
Group B
                            P    W    T   NR    L  Pts     NRR
Afghanistan                 7    6    0    0    1   12     1.21
Netherlands                 7    5    0    0    2   10     1.09
Nepal                       7    4    0    0    3    8    0.379
Scotland                    7    4    0    0    3    8    0.379
Papua New Guinea            7    3    0    1    3    7    -0.05
Kenya                       7    3    0    0    4    6     1.07
Bermuda                     7    2    0    0    5    4    -1.26
Denmark                     7    0    0    1    6    1    -3.22
Scorecard Scotland beat Denmark by 75 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Kenya by 34 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea beat Bermuda by 25 runs, 24 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Kenya by 29 runs, 23 November.
Scorecard Nepal beat Bermuda by 21 runs, 23 November.
Scorecard Scotland beat Netherlands by 15 runs, 22 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Nepal by 9 wickets, 22 November.
Scorecard Denmark v Papua New Guinea - match abandoned without a ball bowled, 22 November.
Scorecard Scotland beat Papua New Guinea by 84 runs, 21 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Denmark by 2 wickets, 21 November.
Scorecard Kenya beat Bermuda by 7 wickets, 21 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Bermuda by 8 wickets , 20 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Nepal by 5 wickets, 20 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Denmark by 7 wickets , 19 November.
Scorecard Kenya beat Scotland by 92 runs, 19 November.
Scorecard Nepal beat Papua New Guinea by 7 wickets, 19 November.
Scorecard Kenya beat Denmark by 8 wickets, 18 November.
Scorecard Scotland beat Nepal by 8 wickets, 18 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Papua New Guinea by 6 wickets (D/L), 17 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Bermuda by 8 wickets, 17 November.
Scorecard Bermuda beat Denmark by 9 wickets, 16 November.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea beat Netherlands by 52 runs, 16 November.
Scorecard Nepal beat Kenya by 6 wickets, 16 November.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Scotland by 27 runs, 16 November.
Scorecard Denmark lost to Nepal by 5 wickets, 15 November.
Scorecard Bermuda beat Scotland by 18 runs, 15 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Afghanistan by 7 wickets, 15 November.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea beat Kenya by 4 wickets, 15 November.
Play-offs
Group Winners
  • Winners qualify for Twenty20 World Cup 2014 and tournament semi-finals.
  • Group A: Ireland
  • Group B: Afghanistan
First Qualifying Finals
  • 2nd and 3rd teams in each group play in cross-over matches.
  • Winners qualify for Twenty20 World Cup 2014 and tournament semi-finals.
  • Losers go to Second Qualifying Finals.
Scorecard Nepal beat Hong Kong by 5 wickets, 27 November.
Scorecard UAE beat Netherlands by 10 runs, 27 November.
Elimination Finals
  • 4th and 5th teams in each group play in cross-over matches.
  • Winners qualify for Second Qualifying Finals.
  • Losers go to 9th-10th Place playoff.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea beat Namibia by 25 runs, 27 November.
Scorecard Scotland beat Italy by 7 wickets, 27 November.
Second Qualifying Finals
  • Losers in First Qualifying Finals play Winners from Elimination Finals.
  • Winners qualify for Twenty20 World Cup 2014 and 5th-6th Place playoff.
  • Losers go to 7th-8th Place playoff.
Scorecard Hong Kong beat Papua New Guinea by 29 runs, 28 November.
Scorecard Netherlands beat Scotland by 8 wickets, 28 November.
Ranking Matches

Final
Scorecard Ireland beat Afghanistan by 68 runs, 30 November.

3rd-4th Place
Scorecard Nepal beat UAE by 5 wickets , 30 November.

Semi-Finals

  • Group winners meet winners of First Qualifying Finals.
  • Losers go to 3rd-4th Place playoff.
Scorecard Afghanistan beat Nepal by 7 wickets, 29 November.
Scorecard Ireland beat UAE by 62 runs, 29 November.

5th-6th Place
Scorecard Netherlands beat Hong Kong by 7 wickets, 29 November.

7th-8th Place
Scorecard Scotland beat Papua New Guinea by 5 wickets, 29 November.

9th-10th Place
Scorecard Italy beat Namibia by 25 runs, 28 November.

11th-12th Place
Scorecard Kenya beat Canada by 21 runs, 26 November.

13th-14th Place
Scorecard Uganda beat Bermuda by 11 runs, 26 November.

15th-16th Place
Scorecard USA beat Denmark by 21 runs, 26 November.

Reports & Articles
Johnston turns in Oscar winning performance
Johnston bows out of Twenty20 arena In true Hollywood style with superlative Man of the Match performance.
Porterfield proud as Ireland prevail in pulsating contest
Irish skipper William Porterfield once again accepted the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier trophy following a tremendous final in which Ireland came out on top against the very dangerous Afghanistan.
Rampant Ireland win the Final
Ireland's domination of the tournament was sealed in sensational style as they easily accounted for Afghanistan after a sublime batting display.
Sorensen blitzkrieg demolishes UAE
Ireland's opening bowler Max Sorensen turned in a scintillating performance in the semi final taking 4 for 15 to blow away the UAE top order.
Cross seals Scotland win
It ended in thrilling fashion as Scotland sealed victory with two lusty blows by Matthew Cross from the final deliveries of their clash with Papua New Guinea in Abu Dhabi.
Nasir Aziz reported yet again for suspect action
Nasir Aziz has been reported for the third time in his career for a suspected illegal bowling action.
Moustachioed Murtagh helps Ireland beat UAE
Ireland's opening bowler Tim Murtagh was delighted that Ireland's seam bowling attack was called into action today to fire them into the World Cup Twenty20 Qualifying Tournament Final against old rivals Afghanistan.
Porterfield relishing Afghanistan clash
Irish Skipper William Porterfield is once again looking forward to renewing rivalries with Afghanistan in the final of the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifying Tournament.
Johnston, Mooney and O'Brien to the rescue
Once again Ireland's long serving talisman Trent Johnston came to the rescue today, helping to dig his team out of an early hole to post what proved to be a more than adequate 147 against UAE.
Ireland march on
Ireland marched into the final of the World T20 Qualifying Tournament today in Abu Dhabi with a comprehensive win over UAE by 62 runs.
Ireland reach final with emphatic win against UAE
Ireland have made it safely through to Saturday's World T20 Qualifying final after an emphatic 62-run win over hosts UAE in Abu Dhabi.
Change is needed by Scotland
Neil Drysdale looks back at the T20 qualifiers and suggests change is needed if Scotland are to progress.
Moner Ahmed reported for a suspect bowling action for the second time
Moner Ahmed of Hong Kong has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action.
Sorensen comes of age
It was this time last year that Max Sorensen came of age in Twenty20 cricket for Ireland.
Barresi delight as Netherlands crush Scotland
Netherland's Wesley Barresi looked delighted and relieved at the same time as his brilliant knock of 75 in 47 balls guided his country easily past Scotland's 147 with 13 balls to spare.
Stirling hoping history repeats itself
Paul Stirling is hoping for a repeat of his 2012 T20 World Cup qualifying heroics as Ireland prepare to face the United Arab Emirates in the semi-final in Abu Dhabi
Berg hat-trick finishes off Namibia
Italy secure ninth place after beating Namibia.
Hong Kong book ticket to Bangladesh
Hong Kong qualify for their first ICC world tournament after beating Papua New Guinea.
Scotland keep hopes alive
Scotland beat Italy to remain in the running for a World Twenty20 place.
Papua New Guinea one win away from first world tournament
Papua New Guinea beat Namibia to put themselves one win away from a historic first world tournament appearance.
UAE returns to the global stage
UAE became the fourth qualifier as a result of their 10 run victory over the Netherlands.
Nepal qualifies for its first World Twenty20
Nepal made history when it qualified for its maiden major ICC event by beating Hong Kong by 5 wickets
Tikolo stars as Kenya beat Canada
Kenya finish 11th after a fine all-round performance by Steve Tikolo.
Uganda finish 13th
Uganda beat Bermuda in a rematch of last year's 13th place play-off.
USA avoid wooden spoon
The USA beat Denmark by 21 runs in the 15th place play-off.
Shannon joins elite band
James Shannon joined an elite band of Irish cricketers who have taken a wicket with their first ball in international cricket.
Bagai and Sandri reprimanded
Ashish Bagai of Canada and Carl Sandri of Italy have been reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during their sides' match.
Match official appointments revealed
The ICC has announced the match official appointments for the cross-over and rankings stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013, to be played on 26, 27 and 28 November.
Scots bowled googly by dodgy ICC calculation
Scotland's cricketers were last night left with a bitter-sweet taste ñ despite qualifying for the knockout phase of the T20 World Cup qualifier.
Bludgeoning O'Brien batters Hong Kong
Ireland's power hitter was at his belligerent best bludgeoning 62 from 27 balls with 3 fours and 5 towering maximums.
Sublime Stirling wreaks havoc
Ireland's mercurial opener Paul Stirling saved his glorious best for the most important game so far in the Twenty20 World Cup qualifying competition.
Khurram Khan leads UAE to victory
Captain Khurram Khan scores 61 and takes three wickets as the hosts beat the USA.
Papua New Guinea into play-offs
Papua New Guinea beat Bermuda to reach the play-off stage of the World Twenty20 Qualifier.
Shenwari spins Afghanistan to World Twenty20
A five wicket haul for Samilluah Shenwari gets Afghanistan into the World Twenty20.
Stirling stars as Ireland crush Hong Kong to reach T20 World Cup
Paul Stirling produced a stunning Man of the Match performance to guide Ireland to automatic qualification for the ICC World Twenty20 finals in Bangladesh next March.
Scotland thump Denmark to secure play-off spot
Scotland have guaranteed themselves a place in the play-offs after a big win over Denmark.
Namibia on top against Uganda
Namibia beat their African rivals in Abu Dhabi.
Canada beat Italy in low scoring contest
Canada end the group stages with a win over Italy.
Knee injury rules out Hassan
Hamid Hassan of Afghanistan ruled out of T20 World Cup qualifiers with knee injury.
Crowley delighted with confidence boosting win against UAE
Italy's captain Damian Crowley was very happy with his team's performance today against the Host country UAE.
Nepal in play-offs after beating Bermuda
Nepal secure their place in the play-offs after beating Bermuda today in Dubai.
Italy surprise hosts
Italy almost certain of play-off spot after surprise win over UAE.
Netherlands win as Kenyan top order collapse
Kenya recover after a horror start to their run chase, but the Netherlands still end up as the winning team.
Namibia into play-offs after beating Canada
Canada's batting line-up fails again as they lose to Namibia.
Home board clears Nasir Aziz
Nasir Aziz of the UAE has been found to employ a legal bowling action after undergoing a Home Board Analysis of his action.
Scotland continue Houdini act
Scotland stepped-up their World Cup Houdini Act with a stunning victory over the Netherlands and now look poised to escape from Group B with their qualification hopes intact.
Spin king Dockrell back in the groove
Ireland's spin king George Dockrell was among the wickets again as Ireland wrapped up a relatively routine win today against Uganda on a wicket that helped the spinners.
On form Wilson stars as Uganda beaten
Ireland's Gary Wilson continued his good form in the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifiers with another fine knock today against Uganda.
Hong Kong thrash USA
Hong Kong win again with a 67 run win over the USA in Abu Dhabi.
Mohammad Shahzad wins it for Afghanistan
A quickfire 43 from Mohammad Shahzad gives Afghanistan the win in a reduced overs encounter.
UAE into play-offs after Canada win
The hosts secure their place in the play-offs after beating Canada in Abu Dhabi.
Wilson helps Ireland to easy win against Uganda
A Man of the Match performance from Gary Wilson helped Ireland to a comprehensive 48 run win against Uganda.
Dutch fall short against Scotland
Scotland inch closer to a play-off spot after beating the Netherlands in Dubai.
Tikolo stars again as Kenya beat Bermuda
Steve Tikolo scores 54 and takes 2 wickets as Kenya beat Bermuda.
Scotland bounce back with emphatic win
Scotland vastly improved their run rate in Group B with an 84 runs win over Papua New Guinea, but they are still outside the top five places needed to make the play-offs in Abu Dhabi next week.
Najibullah Zadran saves Afghans from embarrassment
Denmark almost cause the shock of the tournament as they come close to upsetting Afghanistan.
Uganda v USA lost to rain
A second washout in Abu Dhabi prevents any play in the Uganda v USA match.
Rain forces abandonment of Ireland match against Italy
There was real frustration for Ireland with heavy morning rain in Abu Dhabi meaning that their Group A game against Italy was abandoned without a ball bowled.
Dutch on top in low scoring game
The Netherlands come out winners in a low scoring game against Nepal.
Porterfield inspires Ireland to record breaking win
A record breaking unbeaten 127 from Irish skipper William Porterfield inspired his side to a crushing 75 run win against USA in the sweltering desert heat of Abu Dhabi.
Hong Kong back to winning ways
Namibia beaten heavily as Hong Kong show that UAE defeat was just a blip.
Mooney delighted with huge Irish win
Ireland's John Mooney hit a devastating 32 not out from 13 balls and bowled a tight spell to take two wickets.
Porterfield a Yankee Doodle Dandy
Irish captain William Porterfield hit a spectacular 127 not out from 67 balls in the win over the USA.
Easy win for Afghans
Afghanistan record a comfortable victory over Bermuda in Dubai.
Kenya humiliate Scotland
Steve Tikolo and Ragheb Aga star as Kenya thrash Scotland in Dubai.
Bhandari blitz beats Barras
Binod Bhandari hits 51 from 23 balls as Nepal beat Papua New Guinea.
Canada off the mark
Canada win their first game of the qualifiers by beating Uganda.
UAE end Hong Kong run
Hong Kong's unbeaten run comes to an end as they lose to the hosts in Abu Dhabi.
Italy lose another tight one
Italy have lost to Namibia in a game that went right down to the last ball.
Hapless Danes crash to another defeat
The Netherlands get a simple seven wicket win over Denmark in Dubai.
Scotland off the mark with win over Nepal
An innings of 82 from Calum MacLeod helps Scotland record their first win of the tournament.
Hong Kong remain unbeaten as Canada fall short
A century from Irfan Ahmed ensures that Hong Kong top group A after three rounds of matches.
Uganda win a thriller
Uganda beat Italy in a game that went right down to the last over.
Easy win for Kenya
Kenya get off the mark with an easy win over Denmark.
Ireland go top after last gasp win against UAE
Ireland came out on top in the battle of the unbeaten Group A sides on Sunday and are looking good to qualify for the latter stages of the tournament now after another last gasp win, this time over host side UAE.
Afghanistan beat PNG in rain affected match
Afghanistan beat Papua New Guinea in a shortened match - but it was a close one.
Wilson helps Ireland to vital win against UAE
Ireland's form batsman Gary Wilson once again came to the party with yet another fine innings. A well crafted 53 on a slow and low wicket and a vital stumping in a pulsating last over which won Ireland the game.
Johnston delighted as Ireland win another thriller
Ireland's Talisman Trent Johnston was full of praise for his bowling colleagues today, with a special mention for Max Sorenson who he praised for his excellent four overs into a strong breeze.
USA well short against Namibia
Namibia record their first win of the tournament by beating the USA in Abu Dhabi.
Ireland make it two from two
Ireland maintained their 100% record in the World T20 Qualifying Tournament when they defeated Canada by just 2 runs.
Nepal beat Kenya in high scoring thriller
Nepal chase down 182 as Patel's century isn't enough for Kenya.
Gareth Berg leads Italy to win over USA
Steven Taylor's 91 isn't enough as Middlesex's Gareth Berg wins it for Italy with 90.
Ireland hold nerve to beat Canada in thriller
Ireland are in a commanding position in Group A after recording their second straight win in as many days following Saturday's nail-biting two run verdict over Canada in Abu Dhabi.
Three players reported for suspect bowling actions
Three bowlers were reported by the match officials on the opening day of the tournament.
Disastrous start for Scotland
Scotland suffered a disastrous start to their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign when they were comprehensively outplayed by Bermuda.
Hong Kong on top in low scoring game
Hong Kong beat Uganda in a low scoring game in Abu Dhabi.
Mohammad Azam fifty gives hosts another win
The UAE pick up another win by beating Namibia in Abu Dhabi.
Bermuda make it two from two
Bermuda win their second game at the World Twenty20 Qualifier after beating Denmark.
Ireland stroll to Namibian win
Ireland had a comfortable 32 runs win against Namibia in their opening World T20 Qualifier in Abu Dhabi.
Borren leads Dutch to emphatic win over Afghanistan
The Netherlands opened their World Twenty20 Qualifier campaign in style with a resounding 7 wicket win over Afghanistan.
Dutch trounce Afghanistan
The Netherlands got their World T20 Qualifying campaign off to a solid start on Friday with a convincing 7-wicket win over Afghanistan in Sharjah.
Stirling to the fore as Ireland defeat Namibia by 32 runs
Paul Stirling's Man of the Match performance ensured Ireland got their defence of their T20 crown off to the perfect start as they beat Namibia by 32 runs in Abu Dhabi.
Timroy Allen wins it for the USA
A fine half-century from Timroy Allen helps the USA beat Canada.
Haseeb Amjad stars on debut as Hong Kong beat Italy
Hong Kong's Haseeb Amjad takes five wickets on debut as they beat Italy in Abu Dhabi.
Papua New Guinea record famous win over Kenya
Geraint Jones and Kila Pala help Papua New Guinea chase down 176 against Kenya.
UAE cruise to win over Uganda
The hosts get off the mark with an easy win over Uganda.
Unconvincing Nepal beat Denmark in opener
Nepal record a win over Denmark, but they're far from convincing.
Kenya catch the eye as Uganda go under
If the warm-up games were anything to go by, Uganda will be struggling while a formerly lacklustre Kenya will battle their way through to the finals.
Captain Coetzer confident of qualification
On the eve of Scotland's latest bid to qualify for an elite tournament, captain Kyle Coetzer has boldly declared that he has never been part of a stronger squad than the one currently on duty in the United Arab Emirates.
Simmons confident Ireland will deliver yet again
Phil Simmons has known nothing but success with Ireland and is confident his troops will deliver yet again on the big occasion when the T20 World Cup Qualifiers kick off in the UAE.
Wake up call for top teams
William Porterfield believes that Ireland's defeat by Papua New Guinea in their final warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20 Qualifiers in the UAE was a wake-up call for the all the top teams in the tournament.
Group A offers chance of upsets
Group A comprises Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Namibia, Uganda, USA and the UAE.
Group of death proves tough to call
Tough group sees Afghanistan, The Netherlands, Scotland, Kenya, Bermuda, PNG and Nepal scrambling for qualification.
MacLeod stars as Scotland thump Namibia
CALUM MacLeod stroked a superb half-century as Scotland completed their build-up for the WT20 qualifiers with a thumping win over Namibia.
Namibia awaits for Ireland
Ireland's T20 World Cup qualifying campaign kicks off on Friday with Namibia laying in wait.
Wilson confident of Ireland progression
Everyone expects to qualify for Bangladesh 2014. More than that, we are expected to win the competition over the next two weeks.
Teams ready for action
Sixteen teams will compete for the six available places in the tournament proper, to be staged in Bangladesh from 16 March to 6 April 2014.
Scotland claim morale boosting win
Scotland's cricketers claimed a morale-boosting win with victory over the USA in Dubai.
Disappointing Ireland receive timely reminder from Papua New Guinea
Gary Wilson looks back on Ireland's disappointing defeat by PNG.
Ireland slump to 18 run defeat against Papua New Guinea
Ireland's T20 World Cup Qualifying warm up preparations were dealt a jolt as they slumped to a shock 18 run loss against Papua New Guinea in the searing heat of Dubai.
Ireland continue winning run against Dutch
A six wickets win extended Ireland's unbeaten run against the Dutch to 15 games and the only disappointment for William Porterfield was that it was the fourth ball of the last over before they completed victory.
Scotland win first warm up match
Scotland's cricketers claim a morale-boosting win with victory over the USA in Dubai.
Porterfield happy with Irish win against Dutch
Irish show strength in depth with six wicket warm up victory over Netherlands
Porterfield leads Ireland to victory against Netherlands
William Porterfield led from the front scoring an unbeaten 75 as Ireland defeated The Netherlands by six wickets with two balls to spare in the desert heat of Abu Dhabi.
We are in it to win it says Bermuda captain
Janeiro Tucker targeting a top six finish and a trip to Bangladesh.
ìWe want to show people that we can play,î says Pedersen
Denmark captain hopes his team can gain popularity back home with its performances in the World T20 qualifiers.
Keep it simple, says Obuya
Kenya captain Collins Obuya wants to keep it simple and focus on each game as it comes.
Additional hurdles on road to Bangladesh
While most sports are happy with a four-year cycle between major events, the cash-hungry ICC has held four World Twenty20s since the first in 2007, and the fifth is due along in March.
Amini confident of PNG progression
PNG captain Chris Amini believes that his side has had the best preparation for the upcoming WT20Q.
Khadka hopes hard work pays off for Nepal
Nepal captain Paras Khadka says that his young Nepal side has been working hard on its fitness and skills ahead of the upcoming qualifying tournament.
Stirling soars as Ireland beat Wings
Paul Stirling's half century helped Ireland to a 14 runs win in their T20 friendly against a strong Wings XI in Dubai.
Coetzer confident about Scotland's chances
Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer is confident about the balance in the current side.
Dutch desperate to qualify
Captain Peter Borren says they have the players that can take them all the way.
Afghanistan confident of qualification
Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi believes his side will start as favourites to win the tournament.
Match officials announced
A team of 16 officials from a wide range of countries who will be officiating in the tournament.
ìIt's a chance to show the world our progressî
To qualify for Bangladesh would be a defining moment for Ugandan cricket, says Uganda captain Davis Arinaitwe.
Italy has the belief to go all the way
Captain Damian Crowley admits it would be a big achievement for Italian cricket if the side finishes in the top six of the World T20 qualifiers.
Hong Kong pushing for one of the six places
Hong Kong captain Jamie Atkinson says Ireland will be the toughest test for his ambitious side.
No complacency from Porterfield
Ireland captain William Porterfield believes that his side cannot afford be complacent going into the tournament.
Global qualifiers beckon for East African sides
East Africa's two top cricketing nations - Kenya and Uganda - are chomping at the bit to get started into the action.
Qualifying will be icing on the cake
42-year-old UAE captain Khurram Khan can do little else but dream of qualifying for Bangladesh 2014.
Preparation has been tough for USA
USA captain Neil McGarrell reckons that beating Canada first up will be a real morale boost for his side.
Youth and experience for Canada
After a brief spell out of the game Ashish Bagai returns to captain Canada in the UAE.
Confidence from Burger
Namibia captain Sarel Burger is confident of a strong showing in the UAE.
All 16 squads announced
Ex-England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones returns to play for PNG, while his former team-mate Paul Collingwood appointed assistant coach to Scotland
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Squads
Afghanistan flag Afghanistan
  • Mohammad Nabi (captain)
  • Merwais Ashraf
  • Hamid Hassan
  • Amir Hamza Hotak
  • Afsar Khan
  • Nawroz Mangal
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Mohammad Shahzad
  • Shafiqullah Shafaq
  • Karim Sadiq
  • Samiullah Shinwari
  • Najeebullah Zadran
  • Shapor Zadran
  • Dawlat Khan Zadran
  • Noor Ali Zadran
Bermuda flag Bermuda
  • Janeiro Tucker (captain)
  • Kamal Bashir
  • Derrick Brangman
  • Christian Burgess
  • Lionel Cann
  • Allan Douglas II
  • Christopher Douglas
  • Terryn Fray
  • David Hemp
  • Malachi Jones
  • Kamau Leverock
  • Tre Manders
  • Jacobi Robinson
  • Dion Stovell
  • Kwame Tucker
Canada flag Canada
  • Ashish Bagai (captain)
  • Havir Baidwan
  • Rizwan Cheema
  • Henry Onsinde
  • Damodar Daesrath
  • Abzal Dean
  • Jeremy Gordon
  • Ruvindu Gunasekera
  • Jimmy Hansra
  • Kenny Kamyuka
  • Usman Limbada
  • Hiral Patel
  • Raza Rehman
  • Junaid Siddiqui
  • Hamza Tariq
Denmark flag Denmark
  • Michael Pedersen (captain)
  • Aftab Ahmed
  • Christo Botma
  • Basit Javed
  • Carsten Pedersen
  • Yasir Iqbal
  • Frederik Klokker
  • Pawan Kumar
  • Kamran Mahmood
  • Rizwan Mahmood
  • Jakob Rubin
  • Kasper Rubin
  • Bashir Shah
  • Hamid Shah
Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
  • James Atkinson (captain)
  • Tanwir Afzal
  • Irfan Ahmed
  • Moner Ahmed
  • Nadeem Ahmed
  • Haseeb Amjad
  • Waqas Barkat
  • Mark Chapman
  • Babar Hayat
  • Aizaz Khan
  • Nizakat Khan
  • Roy Lamsam
  • Ali Skhawat
  • Kinchit Shah
  • Daljeet Singh
Ireland flag Ireland
  • William Porterfield (captain)
  • Alex Cusack
  • George Dockrell
  • Trent Johnston
  • Ed Joyce
  • Andrew McBrine
  • John Mooney
  • Tim Murtagh
  • Kevin O’Brien
  • Niall O’Brien
  • James Shannon
  • Max Sorensen
  • Paul Stirling
  • Stuart Thompson
  • Gary Wilson
Italy flag Italy
  • Damian Crowley (captain)
  • Alessandro Bonora
  • Gareth Berg
  • Dilan Fernando
  • Madupa Fernando
  • Tharindu Fernando
  • Gayashan Munasinghe
  • Dinidu Marage
  • Andy Northcote
  • Vincenzo Pennazza
  • Joy Perera
  • Peter Petricola
  • Mick Raso
  • Sujith Rillagodage
  • Carl Sandri
Kenya flag Kenya
  • Collins Obuya (captain)
  • Ragheb Aga
  • Duncan Allan
  • Dhiren Gondaria
  • Irfan Karim
  • Shem Ngoche
  • Alex Obanda
  • Thomas Odoyo
  • Nehemiah Odhiambo
  • Nelson Odhiambo
  • Elijah Otieno
  • Morris Ouma
  • Rakep Patel
  • Steve Tikolo
  • Hiren Varaiya
Namibia flag Namibia
  • Sarel Burger (captain)
  • Stephan Baard
  • Gerhard Erasmus
  • Shalako Groenewald
  • Louis Klazinga
  • JP Kotze
  • Bernard Scholtz
  • Nicolaas Scholtz
  • JJ Smit
  • LP Van Der Westhuizen
  • Raymond van Schoor
  • Toby Vervey
  • Christi Viljoen
  • Craig Williams
  • Pikkie Ya France
Nepal flag Nepal
  • Paras Khadka (captain)
  • Pradeep Airee
  • Binod Bhandari
  • Amrit Bhattarai
  • Mahesh Chhetri
  • Shakti Gauchan
  • Subash Khakurel
  • Avinash Karn
  • Gyanendra Malla
  • Anil Mandal
  • Jitendra Mukhiya
  • Sagar Pun
  • Basant Regmi
  • Sharad Vesawkar
  • Rahul Vishwakarma
Netherlands flag Netherlands
  • Peter Borren (captain)
  • Wesley Barresi
  • Mudassar Bukhari
  • Daan van Bunge
  • Atse Buurman
  • Ben Cooper
  • Tim Gruijters
  • Vivian Kingma
  • Ahsan Malik
  • Paul van Meekeren
  • Stephan Myburgh
  • Michael Rippon
  • Pieter Seelaar
  • Michael Swart
  • Eric Szwarczynski
Papua New Guinea flag Papua New Guinea
  • Chris Amini (captain)
  • Charles Amini
  • Mahuru Dai
  • Willie Gavera
  • Andrew Hicks
  • Geraint Jones
  • Chris Kent
  • Van Vagi Morea
  • Kila Pala
  • Pipi Raho
  • John Reva
  • Assad Vala
  • Norman Vanua
  • Jack Vare
  • Tony Ura
Scotland flag Scotland
  • Kyle Coetzer (captain)
  • Richie Berrington
  • Neil Carter
  • Matty Cross
  • Gordon Goudie
  • Majid Haq
  • Moneeb Iqbal
  • Michael Leask
  • Matt Machan
  • Calum MacLeod
  • David Murphy
  • Safyaan Sharif
  • Rob Taylor
  • Craig Wallace
  • Iain Wardlaw
Uganda flag Uganda
  • Davis Arinaitwe (captain)
  • Hamu Kayondo Bagenda
  • Arthur Solomon Kyobe
  • Brian Masaba
  • Roger Mukasa
  • Abram Ndhlovu Mutyagaba
  • Phillemon Selowa Mukobe
  • Frank Nsubuga
  • Richard Gideon Okia
  • Raymond Otim
  • Patrick Ochan
  • Jonathan Sebanja
  • Henry Senyondo
  • Almuzahim Hamza Saleh
  • Charles Waiswa
UAE flag UAE
  • Khurram Khan (captain)
  • Saqib Ali
  • Shaiman Anwar
  • Muhammad Azam
  • Nasir Aziz
  • Amjad Javed
  • Manjula Ansanka Guruge
  • Rohan Mustafa
  • Muhammad Naveed
  • Swapnil Patil
  • Ahmed Raza
  • Abdul Shakoor
  • Kamran Shahzad
  • Shadeep Silva
  • Muhammad Shafiq
USA flag USA
  • Neil McGarrell (captain)
  • Timroy Allen
  • Danial Ahmed
  • Imran Awan
  • Fahad Babar
  • Barrington Bartley
  • Orlando Baker
  • Akeem Dodson
  • Karan Ganesh
  • Muhammad Asad Ghous
  • Elmore Hutchinson
  • Japen Patel
  • Adam Sanford
  • Srinivasa Santhanam
  • Steven Taylor
Tournament Statistics

The overall tournament statistics include details of the Highest Individual Scores, Most Individual Runs, Best Bowling, Most Individual Wickets, Highest Partnerships and the bestest Individual Strike and Economy Rates.