In the United Arab Emirates, the ICC T20I World Cup Qualifier 2019 is going on and through the qualifying round, a total of six teams will be qualified for the 2020 ICC T20I World Cup. As we know, a total of fourteen teams in the cricket world is taking part in the qualifying round where they were divided into two equal groups that consisted of seven teams. The group stage of the qualifying round has already finished and now, the play-off round is going on. The 2nd place-holder team of group A, the Netherlands, has faced the 3rd place-holder team in the United Arab Emirates earlier today and according to the report, Netherlands trash UAE to seal their place at the T20 World Cup in Australia.
If we look at the group level performance of the Netherlands, as like the other teams, they also played a total of six group level matches and managed five victories. As the 2nd team, they have been qualified for the next round. On the other hand, if we look at group B, the United Arab Emirates also played a total of six matches in the group and managed four victories. They are holding the 3rd position and now, played the first qualifier.
UAE finish their 20 overs on 80/9 – their second-lowest T20I total.
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) October 29, 2019
According to the report, the United Arab Emirates will get another chance to prove their worthiness and they are scheduled to play the 3rd qualifier and their opponent will be Scotland. And the winning team the Netherlands, they have been promoted to the semi-final already and there, they will play against Ireland.
Netherlands put in a stunning performance to seal their place at the T20 World Cup in Australia!
Report 👇 https://t.co/hB8xo5mrLK
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) October 29, 2019
Earlier today, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium the first qualifier between the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates took place where the local team UAE won the toss and decided to bat first. It was a T20I game but the home team faced the batting disaster against the Dutch. They failed to make a good start.
The top five players of the team could not touch the double-figure runs. If we look at their line up, four players scored two figures each where the highest score was 22. The captain of the team Ahmed Raza scored that. Scoring 80 runs in 20 overs, the UAE lost nine wickets so far. Brandon Glover took the highest four wickets for the Dutch team.
Later, the Netherlands chased the score quite easily. In 15.1 overs, they lost two wickets and scored 81 runs. Ben Cooper scored the highest 41 runs unbeaten for the Dutch.
“Going to Australia, it’s important to have a good seam attack.”
How do you think the Dutch quick bowlers will fare Down Under? pic.twitter.com/GngF9qtY9R
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) October 30, 2019