Five teams set for Singapore showdown to move one step closer to T20 World Cup

Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal and Qatar will contest ICC T20 World Cup Asia Final in Singapore from 22-28 July
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Five teams set for Singapore showdown to move one step closer to T20 World Cup

Five teams will go into battle in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Final knowing they are one step closer to a place at the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

  • Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal and Qatar will contest ICC T20 World Cup Asia Final in Singapore from 22-28 July
  • One qualification spot for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier is up for grabs for the side that finishes top of the standings following the round-robin competition
  • The winning nation will become one of 14 teams to play in the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates in October and November 2019, with the chance to qualify for the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup in Australia

One qualification spot for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier will be on the line when Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal and Qatar play in Singapore between 22-28 July.

The round-robin format will see all five teams play each other once, with the side that finishes at the summit becoming one of the 14 teams to play in the United Arab Emirates in October and November for the chance to make next year’s ICC T20 Men’s World Cup.

Nepal captain, Paras Khadka, who played for the MCC back in 2015, enjoys playing cricket for the life skills it can presents, he said: “Cricket helps you stay level headed. The ups and downs of life is similar to the highs and lows of a cricket match.

“The best thing about cricket in Nepal is the love and passion for the game among those who play and follow the game of cricket.

“It would be amazing. We have the most hardworking, determined players and the most passionate fans who support the game. It would mean everything to us if we made it through to the next stage.”


ICC T20 World Cup Asia Finals Schedule

  • 22 July: Singapore vs Qatar (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 22 July: Kuwait vs Malaysia (14h30 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 23 July: Qatar vs Nepal (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 23 July: Singapore vs Kuwait (14h30 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 24 July: Nepal vs Malaysia (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 26 July: Qatar vs Kuwait (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 26 July: Singapore vs Malaysia (14h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 27 July: Kuwait vs Nepal (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 27 July: Malaysia vs Qatar (14h30 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)
  • 28 July: Singapore vs Nepal (10h00 Indian Association Ground, Singapore)

Source: ICC

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