Everything you need to know about the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier
Tournament format and qualification
The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 in West Indies and USA will boast 20 teams for the first time with 12 sides having already secured their place for the showpiece event.
The 20 teams will be divided into four groups of five teams each.
The top two teams in each of the groups will move to a Super Eight phase, where the remaining teams will be split into two groups of four. The top two in each group will then make their way to the semi-finals.
The 20 teams are made up in the following way:
- Two host nations: USA and West Indies.
- Top eight teams at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022: Australia, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka.
- Top two best-ranked unqualified teams in the MRF Tyres ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings at 14 November 2022: Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
- Eight qualifiers through regional finals
The regional qualifiers include qualifiers from the America, Europe, Africa, Asia and East Asia-Pacific regions.
T20WC 2024 Qualifiers
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Regional Qualifier Finals
Europe (2 qualifying teams)
20-28 July 2023 - in Scotland
Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Scotland.
East Asia Pacific (1 qualifying team)
21-29 July 2023 - in Papua New Guinea
Japan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Vanuatu.
Americas (1 qualifying team)
30 September-7 October 2023 - in Bermuda
Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Panama.
Africa (2 qualifying teams)
20 November – 1 December 2023 - in Namibia
Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
Asia (2 qualifying teams)
Dates & location TBA
Bahrain, Hong Kong, Nepal, Oman, Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Winner of Sub Regional Qualifier A & Winner of Sub Regional Qualifier B.
Europe Qualifier Fixtures
Seven teams – Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jersey and Scotland – will play 21 matches over eight days in Edinburgh, across two venues, with two spots up for grabs in the biggest ICC Men’s T20 World Cup of all-time.
Jersey v Austria, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Italy v Ireland, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Scotland v Germany, Goldenacre, 15:30 local
Germany v Austria, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Denmark v Ireland, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Scotland v Jersey, Grange Cricket Club, 15:30 local
Austria v Ireland, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Italy v Jersey, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Denmark v Germany, Grange Cricket Club, 15:30 local
Denmark v Austria, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Scotland v Italy, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Jersey v Ireland, Goldenacre, 15:30 local
Italy v Denmark, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Scotland v Austria, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Germany v Jersey, Grange Cricket Club, 15:30 local
Scotland v Denmark, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Ireland v Germany, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Italy v Austria, Goldenacre, 15:30 local
Germany v Italy, Grange Cricket Club, 10:30 local
Denmark v Jersey, Goldenacre, 10:30 local
Scotland v Ireland, Grange Cricket Club, 15:30 local
Austria: Razmal Shigiwal (c), Mark Simpson-Parker, Shahil Momin, Armaan Randhawa, Ahsan Mirza, Umair Tariq, Aqib Iqbal, Iqbal Hossain, Amit Nathwani, Navin Wijesekera, Mehar Cheema, Jaweed Sadran, Adeel Tariq, Abdullah Akbarjan, Sahel Zadran
Denmark: Hamid Shah (c), Surya Anand, Taranjit Bharaj, Saud Munir, Abdul Hashmi, Oliver Hald, Jonas Henriksen, Shangeev Thanikatihasan, Nicolaj Lægsgaard, Saif Ahmad, Saran Aslam, Abdullah Mahmood, Eshan Karimi, Musa Mahmood, Lucky Ali Malik
Germany: Venkatraman Ganesan (c), Sahir Naqash, Harmanjot Singh, Vijayshankar Chikkannaiah, Abdul Shakoor, Sri Vishnu Elam Barathi, Muslim Yar Ashraf, Ghulam Ahmadi, Sachin Gangareddy, Zahid Zadran, Michael Richardson, Dieter Klein, Joshua van Heerden, Dylan Blignaut, Fasial bin Mubashir
Ireland: Paul Stirling (c), Andrew Balbirnie, George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Ross Adair, Mark Adair, Theo van Woerkom, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Benjamin White, Neil Rock, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Graham Hume
Italy: Gareth Berg (c), Marcus Campopiano, JP Meade, Harry Manenti, Justin Mosca, Ben Manenti, Anthony Mosca, Grant Stewart, Wayne Madsen, Crishan Kalugamage, Syed Naqvi, Manpreet Singh, Sukhwinder Singh, Stefano Di Bartolomeo, Jaspreet Singh
Jersey: Charles Perchard (c), Dominic Blampied, Elliot Miles, Rhys Palmer, Harrison Carlyon, Joshua Lawrenson, Charlie Brennan, Toby Britton, Asa Tribe, Julius Sumerauer, William Perchard, Zak Tribe, Jonty Jenner, Nicholas Greenwood, Benjamin Ward
Scotland: Richie Berrington (c), Henry Munsey, Michael Leask, Gavin Main, Chris Sole, Christopher Greaves, Safyaan Sharif, Jack Jarvis, Matthew Cross, Tomas Mackintosh, Hamza Tahir, Mark Watt, Brandon McMullen, Oliver Hairs, Bradley Currie
Where to follow the T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier?
All matches available to watch live on FanCode (India) and ICC.tv (UK and the rest of world). All six of Scotland’s fixtures will also be broadcast on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app (UK only).
How to watch on ICC.tv
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