Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy Jersey, Kenya, and Uganda began their long road to World Cup Qualification when they squared off in Group B of the Cricket World Cup Challenge League in Al Amerat, Oman from December 2-12.
CWC Challenge League Group B (after Round 1)
It was the first of three round-robin legs with the next two rounds planned for July and August 2020 in Uganda, and sometime in 2021 at a location yet to be determined.
The winner after three rounds of CWC Challenge League B will be joined by the winner of Group A and the bottom four teams from CWC League 2 at the 2022 CWC Qualifier Play-of. The top two teams from the Play-off will advance to the World Cup Qualifier in 2022, a 10-team tournament that mirrors the Qualifiers played in 2018.
The top two teams from this final qualifying stage will progress to cricket’s showpiece event in 2023.
Round 1, Oman
|Day/Date||Al Amerat 1||Al Amerat 2|
|MON 2/12||Uganda beat Jersey||N/A|
|TUE 3/12||Italy beat Kenya||Hong Kong beat Bermuda|
|WED 4/12||REST DAY|
|THU 5/12||Hong Kong beat Jersey||Uganda beat Kenya|
|FRI 6/12||Uganda beat Bermuda||Jersey beat Italy|
|SAT 7/12||REST DAY|
|SUN 8/12||Italy v Hong Kong (n/r)||Bermuda v Kenya (n/r)|
|MON 9/12||Kenya beat Jersey||Uganda beat Italy|
|TUE 10/12||REST DAY|
|WED 11/12||Uganda beat Hong Kong||Jersey beat Bermuda|
|THU 12/12||Bermuda v Italy||Hong Kong v Kenya|