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The Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers will get underway from Oct 18th until Nov 02nd in UAE and as per the provisions for making every team match-ready for the tournament proper, ICC have announced the list of warm-up fixtures on Oct 14th and 15th, which will see each country play two warm-up games to acclimatize with the conditions.

The Qualifiers will see the team’s divided into 2 groups of 7 each, with Group A to comprise of Scotland, the Netherlands, PNG, Namibia, Singapore, Kenya and Bermuda, while Group B will have UAE, Ireland, Oman, Hong Kong, Canada, Jersey and Nigeria. The top team from each group will advance to the semi-final of the tournament and also securing their spots into the T20 World Cup, while three more teams from each group will feature in qualification play-offs to determine the other four qualifiers.

The warm-up fixtures will be the final preparatory steps for all the 14 participating countries, as none will be under-prepared or without game-time at the Qualifier venues before the start of the group stage matches from 18th Oct 2019.

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers Warm-up Schedule (Timings Local)

14th Oct 2019: Scotland vs United Arab Emirates @Dubai International Stadium @10:00AM

14th Oct 2019: Papua New Guinea vs Oman @ICC Academy @10:00AM

14th Oct 2019: Netherlands vs Ireland @Dubai International Stadium @14:10PM

14th Oct 2019: Namibia vs Hong Kong @ICC Academy @14:10PM

14th Oct 2019: Singapore vs Canada @ICC Global Cricket Academy #2 @14:10PM

14th Oct 2019: Kenya vs Jersey @Zayed Cricket Stadium @14:10PM

14th Oct 2019: Bermuda vs Nigeria @Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Nursery 1) @14:10PM

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15th Oct 2019: Namibia vs Nigeria @ICC Global Cricket Academy #2 @10:00AM

15th Oct 2019: Singapore vs Jersey @Dubai International Stadium @14:10PM

15th Oct 2019: Kenya vs Canada @ICC Global Cricket Academy #2 @14:10PM

15th Oct 2019: Netherlands vs Oman @Zayed Cricket Stadium @14:10PM

15th Oct 2019: Scotland vs Ireland @Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Nursery 1) @14:10PM

15th Oct 2019: Bermuda vs Hong Kong @Dubai International Stadium @19:30PM

15th Oct 2019: Papua New Guinea vs United Arab Emirates @Zayed Cricket Stadium @19:30PM

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