The Emirates Cricket Board will host 7 other nations in February for a chance to qualify for the 2010 Twenty/20 World Cup to be staged in the West Indies. The tournament will run from February 9-13. The matches will be held at the Dubai Sports City and Abu Dhabi stadiums.
Group A – Ireland, Scotland, Afghanistan, USA
Group B – Netherlands, Kenya, Canada, UAE
Feb 9th Canada vs Netherlands
Feb 11th Canada vs UAE
view the full schedule here
The top 2 teams in each group will then play in the ‘Super Four’ round. The 2 teams that reach the finals will qualify for the T20 CWC in April 2010.
Canada is the 5th ranked team in the tournament based on their finish in the 2008 event.