It’s a norm for ICC to provide warm-up matches to teams participating in ICC Global/Qualifier events and following the tradition, the warm-up matches schedule has been announced along with the draw for ICC World Cup Qualifiers.

The warm-up matches will be played on 27th Feb & 01st Mar, 2018 before the main qualifiers start from Mar 04th. Here is the full list for all the countries in the World Cup Qualifiers:

Afghanistan warm-up matches: vs West Indies (27th) & Netherlands (01st)

Ireland warm-up matches: vs Zimbabwe (27th) & Scotland (01st)

Netherlands warm-up matches: vs Hong Kong (27th) & Afghanistan (01st)

Scotland warm-up matches: vs Papua New Guinea (27th) & Ireland (01st)

Papua New Guinea warm-up matches: vs Scotland (27th) & Zimbabwe (01st)

West Indies warm-up matches: vs Afghanistan (27th) & WCL Division 2 winners (01st)

Hong Kong warm-up matches: vs Netherlands (27th) & WCL Division 2 runners-up (01st)

Zimbabwe warm-up matches: vs Ireland (27th) & Papua New Guinea (01st)

UAE warm-up matches: vs Nepal (27th) & West Indies (01st)

Nepal warm-up matches: vs UAE (27th) & Hong Kong (01st)

The warm-up matches will be the final opportunity for all the 10 teams to acclimatise themselves with weather and pitch conditions in Zimbabwe before the main tournament begins.

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