Africa Cricket Association (ACA) have announced the schedule for the inaugurual edition of ACA T20 Africa Cup finals, to be hosted by Cricket Kenya from Mar 20th – 28th, 2020 in Nairobi. All matches will be played with official T20I status and ranking points towards ICC Men’s T20I team rankings.
Host’s Kenya will be joined by Uganda (Eastern region) and top 3 teams qualifying from the regional tournaments (Western and Southern). Group A will comprise of Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria and Malawi, while Group B consist’s of Kenya, Botswana, Cameroon and Mozambique. The tournament group stage will be played in a single round-robin format, following which, the top 2 team’s from each group will advance to the semifinals.
The venues for the tournament will be updated by Cricket Kenya in due course of time. The tournament comes at a crucial point as the African sub-regional qualifiers for 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will also commence in 2020. Kenya and Nigeria were part of the global qualifiers for 2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup held in UAE in Oct/Nov 2019.
ACA T20 Africa Cup 2020 Schedule
22nd Mar 2020
Kenya vs Botswana Group B – Match 1 @ Venue 1 @9:30AM
Malawi vs Uganda Group A – Match 2 @ Venue 2 @9:30AM
Nigeria vs Ghana Group A – Match 3 @ Venue 1 @1:30PM
Cameroon vs Mozambique Group B – Match 4 @ Venue 2 @1:30PM
23rd Mar 2020
Uganda vs Nigeria Group A – Match 5 @ Venue 1 @9:30AM
Ghana vs Malawi Group A – Match 6 @ Venue 2 @9:30AM
Kenya vs Cameroon Group B – Match 7 @ Venue 1 @1:30PM
Mozambique vs Botswana Group B – Match 8 @ Venue 2 @1:30PM
25th Mar 2020
Malawi vs Nigeria Group A – Match 9 @Venue 1 @9:30AM
Botswana vs Cameroon Group B – Match 10 @Venue 2 @9:30AM
Ghana vs Uganda Group A – Match 11 @Venue 1 @1:30PM
Mozambique vs Kenya Group B – Match 12 @Venue 2 @1:30PM
26th Mar 2020
Semifinal#1: Group A 1st vs Group B 2nd – Match 13 @Venue 1 @9:30AM
Semifinal#2: Group B 1st vs Group A 2nd – Match 14 @Venue 2 @9:30AM
27th Mar 2020
Final: Winners (Semifinal#1 vs Semifinal#2) – Match 15 @Venue 1 @10:00AM