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Nepal starts off against Denmark in T20 Qualifiers

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Nepal is set to start the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers against Denmark, the runners-up from the European qualifiers in ICC GCA 2 ground in United Arab Emirates from November 15.

International Cricket Council (ICC) officially published the draw of the tournament on Monday.

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Nov 12 – Nepal vs UAE (Global CricketAcademy 2, Dubai)
Nov 13 – Nepal vs USA (Abu Dhabi Oval 2)

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Nov 15 – Nepal vs Denmark (ICC GCA2)
Nov 16 – Nepal vs Kenya (ICC GCA2)
Nov 18 – Nepal vs Scotland (ICC GCA2)
Nov 19 – Nepal vs Papua New Guinea (Sharjah Stadium)
Nov 20 – Nepal vs Netherlands (Sharjah Stadium)
Nov 22 – Nepal vs Afghanistan (Sharjah Stadium)
Nov 23 – Nepal vs Bermuda (ICC GCA1)

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Nepal has been placed in Group B pool along with Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Scotland, Kenya, Bermuda, Papua New Guinea and Denmark.

Similarly, Top seeds Ireland have been drawn with Namibia, Canada, Uganda, United States, UAE, Hong Kong and Italy who won the European qualifying event over the weekend in pool A at November’s tournament.

Top five teams of a group will qualify for play-offs and the play-offs will decide six teams to reach the World T20 Cup ultimately.

Ireland are the defending champions having beaten Afghanistan in a thrilling encounter last year.

The tournament will runs from November 15-30 in the United Arab Emirates.

 

 

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