Netherlands 81/2 beat UAE 80/9 by 8 wickets
In a dominant all-round performance the Netherlands beat the UAE to qualify for the T20 World Cup in 2020. An impressive display of fast bowling saw the Dutch run through the UAE top order. The Netherlands then clinically chased down the runs and with that securing a ticket to Australia.
The line-up for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2020 is complete after victories for Scotland and Oman saw them book their places through the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier. The two nations join Papua New Guinea, Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia in progressing through the Qualifier, with the six taking their place in the first round in October 2020.
Three of that sextet will join Sri Lanka in Group A of the first round, with the four teams embarking on a round-robin competition in Geelong from October 18-22. The remaining three will join Bangladesh in Group B, with their matches taking place from October 19-23 in Hobart. Following the conclusion of the round-robin, the highest-placed team in Group A and the second-placed team in Group B will join Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies in Group 1 of the Super 12s. Group 2 of the Super 12s phase will see India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan each face the highest-placed team in Group B and the second-placed team from Group A.