The tournament forms part of the qualifying process for ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka. The top three teams, other than Afghanistan should they finish in the top three, from this competition join the top six Associate and Affiliate teams with ODI status from 2009-2012 namely Afghanistan, Canada, Ireland, Kenya, Netherlands and Scotland in the 16-team ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier to be played in the UAE in early 2012. The other regional teams in the qualifier will be Europe (2), Africa (2), Americas (2) and East Asia – Pacific (1).
The top three teams (excluding Afghanistan should they finish in the top 3) will participate in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.
|Dates||:||3rd – 11th December|
|Teams||:||Afghanistan, Nepal, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Oman, UAE, Kuwait, Bhutan, Maldives, Saudi Arabia|
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
United Arab Emirates