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The 2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier was played from 9–13 February 2010[1] in the United Arab Emirates and a part of ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier series. The top two teams progressed to play in the 2010 ICC World Twenty20, the international championship of Twenty20 cricket.

2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.jpg
Dates9 February–13 February
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatTwenty20 and Twenty20 International
Tournament format(s)Group Stage, Super Four, Final
Host(s) United Arab Emirates
Champions Afghanistan (1st title)
Participants8
Matches played17
Player of the seriesIreland Alex Cusack
Most runsIreland Niall O'Brien (188)
Most wicketsAfghanistan Mohammad Nabi (13)
Official websiteCricinfo tournament page
2008
2012

The eight competing teams were: Afghanistan, Canada, Ireland, Kenya, the Netherlands, Scotland, UAE and the USA.[2]

The groups were devised by virtue of seedings from the previous ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, which was won jointly by Ireland and the Netherlands and, for the teams not participating in that event (Afghanistan, UAE and USA) on latest one-day rankings.

The tournament winners go into Group C of the ICC World Twenty20 2010 along with South Africa and India while the runners up will join West Indies and England in Group D.[3] The tournament was won by Afghanistan who defeated Ireland by 8 wickets in the final. This was the first major tournament Afghanistan qualified for, while leading associates the Netherlands and Scotland failed to qualify this time.

Contents

SquadsEdit

  Afghanistan   Canada   Ireland   Kenya
  Netherlands   Scotland   United Arab Emirates   United States

Group stageEdit

[4]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L T NR NRR Pts
  Afghanistan 3 3 0 0 0 +0.933 6
  Ireland 3 2 1 0 0 +1.717 4
  United States 3 1 2 0 0 −1.684 2
  Scotland 3 0 3 0 0 −0.509 0
9 February
Scorecard
Scotland  
120/7 (20 overs)
v
  United States
121/4 (19.1 overs)
Gavin Hamilton 41 (53)
Kevin Darlington 2/19 (4 overs)
Carl Wright 62 (57)
Ryan Watson 2/10 (2 overs)
United States won by 6 wickets.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Eng) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Carl Wright (USA)
  • Scotland won the toss and elected to bat.

9 February
Scorecard
Afghanistan  
139/8 (20 overs)
v
  Ireland
126 (19.2 overs)
Mohammad Nabi 43* (25)
Trent Johnston 2/18 (4 overs)
William Porterfield 35 (23)
Karim Sadiq 3/17 (3 overs)
Afghanistan won by 13 runs.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Jeff Luck (Nam) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Mohammed Nabi (Afg)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to field.

10 February
Scorecard
Afghanistan  
131/7 (20 overs)
v
  Scotland
117/9 (20 overs)
Noor Ali 42 (37)
Kyle Coetzer 3/25 (4 overs)
Neil McCallum 38 (34)
Hameed Hasan 3/32 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 14 runs.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Ger) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Noor Ali (Afg)
  • Scotland won the toss and elected to field.

10 February
Scorecard
Ireland  
202/4 (20 overs)
v
  United States
124/6 (20 overs)
Niall O'Brien 84 (50 overs)
Timroy Allen 2/29 (3 overs)
Aditya Thyagarajan 72* (67)
Peter Connell 4/14 (4 overs)
Ireland won by 78 runs.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: PK Baldwin (Ger) and SR Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Niall O'Brien (Ire)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.

11 February
Scorecard
Afghanistan  
135/4 (20 overs)
v
  United States
106/7 (20 overs)
Nowroz Mangal 30 (27)
Lennox Cush 1/18 (4 overs)
Carl Wright 28 (38)
Hameed Hasan 3/14 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 29 runs.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Ger) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Hamid Hassan (Afg)
  • Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat.

11 February
D/N
Scorecard
Ireland  
136/7 (20 overs)
v
  Scotland
99 (18.3 overs)
Gary Wilson 19 (22)
Kyle Coetzer 2/14 (3 overs)
Kyle Coetzer 43 (39)
Trent Johnston 3/20 (4 overs)
Ireland won by 37 runs.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Ger) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Trent Johnston (Ire)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L T NR NRR Pts
  United Arab Emirates 3 3 0 0 0 +0.725 6
  Netherlands 3 2 1 0 0 −0.068 4
  Kenya 3 1 2 0 0 +0.779 2
  Canada 3 0 3 0 0 −1.441 0
9 February
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
165/5 (20 overs)
v
  Kenya
150/5 (20 overs)
Arfan Haider 59 (44)
Lameck Onyango 2/32 (4 overs)
Collins Obuya 42* (31)
Ahmed Raza 2/17 (4 overs)
United Arab Emirates won by 15 runs.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Eng) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Arfan Haider (UAE)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to bat.

9 February
D/N
Scorecard
Canada  
142/7 (20 overs)
v
  Netherlands
146/4 (19.1 overs)
Ian Billcliff 37 (30)
Pieter Seelaar 2/18 (4 overs)
Bas Zuiderent 43* (41)
John Davison 1/24 (4 overs)
Netherlands won by 6 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Bas Zuiderent (Ned)
  • Canada won the toss and elected to bat.

10 February
Scorecard
Canada  
138/9 (20 overs)
v
  Kenya
141/1 (14.5 overs)
Ashish Bagai 36 (36)
Nehemiah Odhiambo 3/16 (2 overs)
Alex Obanda 79 (48)
Sunil Dhaniram 1/17 (4 overs)
Kenya won by 9 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Jeff Luck (SA) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Alex Obanda (Ken)
  • Kenya won the toss and elected to field.

10 February
D/N
Scorecard
Netherlands  
164/8 (20 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
168/4 (18.5 overs)
Daan van Bunge 76 (48)
Qasim Zubair 5/24 (4 overs)
Naeemuddin Aslam 60* (48)
Ryan ten Doeschate 1/29 (3 overs)
United Arab Emirates won by 6 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Naeemuddin Aslam (UAE)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to field.

11 February
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
142/7 (20 overs)
v
  Canada
100 (15.5 overs)
Arfan Haider 46 (43)
Khurram Chohan 3/20 (3 overs)
Ashish Bagai 21 (31)
Shadeep Silva 2/7 (3 overs)
United Arab Emirates won by 42 runs.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: Jeff Luck (SA) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Saqib Ali (UAE)
  • Canada won the toss and elected to field.

11 February
Scorecard
Kenya  
130 (19.4 overs)
v
  Netherlands
133/3 (19.1 overs)
Jimmy Kamande 42 (33)
Pieter Seelaar 4/19 (4 overs)
Eric Szwarczynski 45 (47)
Lameck Onyango 2/17 (4 overs)
Netherlands won by 7 wickets.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Umpires: Jeff Luck (SA) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Pieter Seelaar (Ned)
  • Netherlands won the toss and elected to field.

Super FourEdit

Team Pld W L T NR NRR Pts
  Ireland 3 2 1 0 0 +1.233 4
  Afghanistan 3 2 1 0 0 +0.100 4
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 2 0 0 −0.244 2
  Netherlands 3 1 2 0 0 −1.105 2
12 February
Scorecard
Afghanistan  
128/9 (20 overs)
v
  Netherlands
132/6 (18.5 overs)
Raees Ahmadzai 23 (23)
Mark Jonkman 2/23 (4 overs)
Alexei Kervezee 39 (33)
Mohammad Nabi 3/23 (4 overs)
Netherlands won by 4 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Subhash Modi (Ken) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Ryan ten Doeschate (Ned)
  • Netherlands won the toss and elected to field.

12 February
Scorecard
Ireland  
152/7 (20 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
130 (19.1 overs)
Niall O'Brien 46 (43)
Qadar Nawaz 3/23 (4 overs)
Saqib Ali 63 (49)
Alex Cusack 3/19 (4 overs)
Ireland won by 22 runs.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Jeff Luck (SA)
Player of the match: Alex Cusack (Ire)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.

13 February
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
100/9 (20 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
101/6 (19.3 overs)
Saqib Ali 24 (33)
Mohammad Nabi 3/17 (4 overs)
Noor Ali 38* (47)
Shadeep Silva 2/14 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 4 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Eng) and Jeff Luck (SA)
Player of the match: Noor Ali (Afg)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to bat.

13 February
Scorecard
Ireland  
151/6 (20 overs)
v
  Netherlands
86 (15.3 overs)
Alex Cusack 65 (44)
Mark Jonkman 2/21 (3 overs)
Ryan ten Doeschate 32 (20)
George Dockrell 4/20 (3.3 overs)
Ireland won by 65 runs.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Subhash Modi (Ken)
Player of the match: Alex Cusack (Ire)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.

FinalEdit

13 February
D/N
Scorecard
Ireland  
142/8 (20 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
147/2 (17.3 overs)
Alex Cusack 28 (22)
Nawroz Mangal 3/23 (4 overs)
Mohammad Shahzad 65* (46)
Kevin O'Brien 1/16 (2 overs)
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets.
Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Eng) and Sarika Prasad (Sin)
Player of the match: Mohammad Shahzad (Afg)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.

Both finalists qualified for the 2010 ICC World Twenty20Afghanistan for Group C and Ireland for Group D.

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Important dates for Associate cricket". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  2. ^ "UAE to host expanded World Twenty20 Qualifiers". Cricinfo.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2009. Retrieved 27 June 2009.
  3. ^ "ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier". ICC. Archived from the original on 7 January 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2009.
  4. ^ "Fixture list". Cricinfo.com. Archived from the original on 20 December 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2009.