2021 Summer T20 Bash

The 2021 Summer T20 Bash was a series of Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket matches played in the United Arab Emirates in October 2021 between Ireland, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates.[1][2] The UAE played one match against Namibia and three matches against Ireland,[3] Scotland played one match against Namibia and one against Papua New Guinea,[4] and Papua New Guinea and Namibia played one match against each other.[5][6] The matches were used as preparation for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.[7][8]

2021 Summer T20 Bash
Dates5 – 10 October 2021
Administrator(s)Emirates Cricket Board
Cricket formatTwenty20 International
Host(s) UAE
Participants5
Matches7

Two non-T20I twenty-over matches were also played, with Scotland beating Ireland by five wickets,[9] and Namibia recording an 84 run victory over Papua New Guinea.[10]

SquadsEdit

  Ireland[11]   Namibia[12]   Papua New Guinea[13]   Scotland[14]   United Arab Emirates[15]

Warm-up matchesEdit

5 October 2021
12:00
Scorecard
Ireland  
176 (20 overs)
v
  Scotland
178/5 (17.5 overs)
Harry Tector 38 (33)
Safyaan Sharif 2/27 (4 overs)
George Munsey 67 (25)
Ben White 2/35 (4 overs)
Scotland won by 5 wickets
ICC Academy Ground 2, Dubai
Umpires: Aasif Iqbal (UAE) and Shiju Sam (UAE)
Player of the match: George Munsey (Sco)
  • Scotland won the toss and elected to field.

6 October 2021
09:30
Scorecard
Namibia  
249/3 (20 overs)
v
  Papua New Guinea
165/9 (20 overs)
Gerhard Erasmus 129* (60)
Nosaina Pokana 2/37 (4 overs)
Lega Siaka 33 (23)
Karl Birkenstock 4/33 (4 overs)
Namibia won by 84 runs
ICC Academy Ground 2, Dubai
Umpires: Akbar Ali (UAE) and Andrew Louw (Nam)
Player of the match: Gerhard Erasmus (Nam)
  • Papua New Guinea won the toss and elected to field.

FixturesEdit

1st T20IEdit

5 October 2021
09:30
Scorecard
Namibia  
159/8 (20 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
142/9 (20 overs)
Craig Williams 57 (37)
Zahoor Khan 4/29 (4 overs)
Muhammad Waseem 39 (36)
Jan Frylinck 6/24 (4 overs)
Namibia won by 17 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Iftikhar Ali (UAE) and Andrew Louw (Nam)
Player of the match: Jan Frylinck (Nam)

2nd T20IEdit

7 October 2021
09:30
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
123/7 (20 overs)
v
  Ireland
124/3 (18.5 overs)
Muhammad Usman 35 (32)
Curtis Campher 3/19 (4 overs)
Paul Stirling 53 (46)
Basil Hameed 3/20 (3.5 overs)
Ireland won by 7 wickets
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Akbar Ali (UAE) and Shiju Sam (UAE)
Player of the match: Curtis Campher (Ire)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Sanchit Sharma (UAE) made his T20I debut.

3rd T20IEdit

8 October 2021
09:00
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
163/4 (20 overs)
v
  Ireland
109 (18.4 overs)
Chirag Suri 51 (44)
Josh Little 1/24 (4 overs)
Curtis Campher 22 (16)
Karthik Meiyappan 4/25 (4 overs)
United Arab Emirates won by 54 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Iftikhar Ali (UAE) and Andrew Louw (Nam)
Player of the match: Karthik Meiyappan (UAE)

4th T20IEdit

8 October 2021
13:30
Scorecard
Papua New Guinea  
154/5 (20 overs)
v
  Scotland
156/2 (17.5 overs)
Assad Vala 55 (43)
Hamza Tahir 2/35 (4 overs)
George Munsey 50 (33)
Chad Soper 1/23 (2 overs)
Scotland won by 8 wickets
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Akbar Ali (UAE) and Shiju Sam (UAE)
Player of the match: George Munsey (Sco)
  • Papua New Guinea won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Kabua Morea (PNG) and Chris Greaves (Sco) both made their T20I debuts.

5th T20IEdit

9 October 2021
09:30
Scorecard
Scotland  
137/8 (20 overs)
v
  Namibia
138/5 (17.4 overs)
Richie Berrington 61 (46)
Ruben Trumpelmann 2/23 (4 overs)
Craig Williams 50 (37)
Mark Watt 2/11 (4 overs)
Namibia won by 5 wickets
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Iftikhar Ali (UAE) and Shiju Sam (UAE)
Player of the match: Craig Williams (Nam)
  • Namibia won the toss and elected to field.

6th T20IEdit

10 October 2021
09:00
Scorecard
Ireland  
134/5 (20 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
139/3 (16.1 overs)
Kevin O'Brien 54 (45)
Rohan Mustafa 3/23 (4 overs)
Muhammad Waseem 107* (62)
Craig Young 2/29 (4 overs)
United Arab Emirates won by 7 wickets
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Akbar Ali (UAE) and Andrew Louw (Nam)
Player of the match: Muhammad Waseem (UAE)

7th T20IEdit

10 October 2021
13:30
Scorecard
Namibia  
174/6 (20 overs)
v
  Papua New Guinea
160/6 (20 overs)
Craig Williams 57 (43)
Assad Vala 2/10 (2 overs)
Tony Ura 69 (43)
JJ Smit 2/24 (4 overs)
Namibia won by 14 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Iftikhar Ali (UAE) and Aasif Iqbal (UAE)
Player of the match: JJ Smit (Nam)
  • Papua New Guinea won the toss and elected to field.
  • Michael van Lingen (Nam) made his T20I debut.

ReferencesEdit

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