Namibia’s win might have made India’s World T20 road tougher

Sri Lanka’s defeat by the hands of Namibia could put the islanders in India’s pool within the Tremendous 12s. Regardless of the loss, they continue to be a formidable aspect and are prone to advance as one of many high two sides from the group. The Asia Cup champions ought to beat each the UAE and the Netherlands. In the event that they end runners-up in Group A, they are going to be pooled with India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa with solely two of the groups going by means of to the semi-finals.

Sunday’s upset has put Namibia in an important place to advance. One victory over both the Netherlands or the United Arab Emirates will in all probability do the needful.

The winners of Group A will be a part of Australia, England, New Zealand and Afghanistan in Group 1 of the Tremendous 12s.

The Netherlands beat UAE by three wickets with a ball to spare within the different Group A match of the day. UAE managed 111 for 8 in 20 overs, and diminished the Dutch to 76 for six by the 14th over. It was Scott Edwards (16 not out) and Logan Van Beek (4 not out) who stored their cool within the closing over to convey the workforce house. Transient Scores: UAE 111/8 (Muhammad Waseem 41; Bas de Leede 3/19, Roelof van der Merwe 1/19) misplaced to the Netherlands 112/7 (Scott Edwards 16, Tim Pringle 15; Junaid Siddique 3/24).

Group B options two-time champions West Indies, Zimbabwe, Eire and Scotland with the winners going to India’s group and the runners-up to Australia’s.

West Indies open their marketing campaign in Hobart on Monday, and must be favourites to beat Scotland.

Nevertheless it’s the opposite match of the day – Eire vs Zimbabwe – that will present a pointer to which workforce is extra prone to advance.

West Indies face Zimbabwe on Wednesday and Eire on Friday, and have to keep away from any slip-ups to progress.

Upcoming matches:

Oct 17: Scotland vs West Indies; Eire vs Zimbabwe

Oct 18: Namibia vs Netherlands; Sri Lanka vs UAE

Oct 19: Eire vs Scotland; West Indies vs Zimbabwe

Oct 20: Netherlands vs Sri Lanka; Namibia vs UAE

Oct 21: Eire vs West Indies; Scotland vs Zimbabwe


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