|World Twenty20 Cup Qualifier: Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 2008|
ICC WT20 Qualifier is a “great success” ( )
ICC High Performance Manager Richard Done congratulates Cricket Ireland on their staging of the tournament.
Rain means Ireland and the Netherlands share trophy ( )
The final in Belfast was washed out without a ball being bowled.
Canada beats Bermuda in 5th-6th place play-off ( )
Canada defeated Bermuda by eight wickets in the penultimate match of the tournament.
Scotland beats Kenya to finish third ( )
Scottish openers Kyle Coetzer and Ryan Watson put on 102 runs for the first wicket.
Flawless Netherlands qualifies by beating Scotland ( )
The Netherlands coasted to a comfortable five-wicket success over Scotland to reach the final.
Ireland becomes the first qualifier ( )
Ireland laboured to a four-wicket victory against Kenya to gain their place in ICC World Twenty20 2009.
About the TournamentThe ICCWT20 Qualifier involves two groups of three teams playing a total of eleven matches over four days. Ireland, Scotland and Bermuda make up Group A while Kenya, the Netherlands and Canada will fight it out for supremacy of Group B.
Both finalists from this event, and possibly the third-placed team, will qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 2009 being staged in England next June.
Tournament GuideThe official ICC WT20 Media Guide includes