Men's T20 World Cup

Hong Kong selfie

A Cinderella story? Hong Kong thrash Nigeria, playoff spot within reach

Group B: Hong Kong 82/5 (Kinchit 25, Nizakat 21, Ajekun 1-5) defeated Nigeria 81/8 (Onkoyi 18, Aizaz 2-5, Ghazanfar 2-11) by 5 wickets with 77 deliveries remaining. In the midst of a storm of...
Group A PNG

Ready Reckoner: Group A Permutations & Possibilities

First and foremost, here are the standings at the end of Day 9 in Group A: TeamPlayedWinsLossPointsNRRPNG54182.099Netherlands54181.891Namibia64281.08Scotland53260.55Kenya5234-0.931Singapore6234-0.765Bermuda6060-2.839 At this stage of the tournament: Namibia have played their six...
Netherlands celebrate

Netherlands blast past Bermuda to set up Scotland showdown

Group A: Netherlands 206/3 (O’Dowd 58, Cooper 58, Ackermann 43*, Trott 1-31) defeated Bermuda (Leverock 31, van Meekeren 3-26, van der Merwe 2-23) by 92 runs Colin Ackerman’s quickfire 43* propelled the Dutch towards...
Group B Oman celebrate

Ready reckoner: Group B permutations & possibilities

Firstly, here's the Group B table after Day 9: GROUP BTEAM MWLPTNRRIreland*64281.591Oman*54181.388UAE53260.656Canada53260.433Jersey5234-0.039Hong Kong5234-0.383Nigeria5050-4.326 And here is the chat with Peter Della Penna between Abu Dhabi & Dubai:
Ireland Mark Adair

Craig Young takes four as Ireland restrict Nigeria to 66, go top of group

Group B: Ireland 67/2 (Obrien 32. Ajekun 1-10) defeated Nigeria 66/9 (Adedeji 19, Young 4-13, Adair 2-10) by 8 wickets with 83 deliveries. In their last Group B game, against the Yellow Greens of...
Group A PNG

PNG on cusp of automatic qualification after dismantling Singapore

PNG v Singapore Match Report GROUP A: PNG 180-4 (Doriga 43*, Amini 41*, Param 2-24) defeated Singapore 137-9 (David 44, Rangarajan 28, Ravu 4-18) by 43 runs Damien Ravu’s 4-18 propelled...
Namibia's Gerhard Erasmus sweeps a six

Namibia crush Kenya to build qualification case

Namibia 181-5 (Erasmus 52, Baard 51, Bhudia 1-6) defeated Kenya 94 all out (18.5) (Rakep Patel 30, Gandhi 22, Scholtz 4-12) by 87 runs. Namibia's pressed their case for T20 World Cup qualification in...
Stirling Qualifiers

Ireland eye top spot in Group B with crushing win over Jersey

Group B: Ireland 2/110 (Stirling 58*, Balbirnie 33, Perchard 1-16) defeated Jersey 105 all out (Stevens 25, Adair 3-10, Delany 2-12) by 8 wickets. Ireland have comfortably disposed of European compatriots Jersey by eight wickets in their...
Scotland's Calum MacLeod (ICC)

Scotland eliminate Bermuda in bludgeoning batting display

MacLeod’s T20I best leads Scotland to dominant win over Bermuda Scotland produced their first convincing performance of the qualifiers under the lights at Dubai as they made easy work of an out of depth Bermuda side....

Improved Nigeria still no match for embattled UAE

Group B: Nigeria 111/3 (Adedeji 51*, Onwuzulike 46*; Siddique & Raza 1/15) lost to UAE 112/5 off 12.3 overs (Farid 55; S. Okpe 2/22) by 7 wickets with 45 balls remaining. More turmoil within...