Friday 15 November 2019

Ireland learn opponents for first round of T20 World Cup

Ireland will face Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea and Oman in the first round of next year's T20 World Cup in Australia.
Ireland will face Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea and Oman in the first round of next year's T20 World Cup in Australia.

Ireland will face Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea and Oman in the first round of next year's T20 World Cup in Australia.

The side which finishes top in Group A will face the Group B runner-up as well as Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies in the next round.

India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan await the winner of Group B and the Group A runner-up.

Scotland will face Bangladesh, Holland and Namibia.

The Scots were one of six teams who recently qualified for the tournament, which takes place Down Under next October and November, and the fixtures have now been confirmed.

Scotland take on Holland in Group B on October 19, Namibia two days later and then Bangladesh on October 23, with the top two advancing to the Super 12 phase.

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