Fixtures for three ICC events announced beforehand of Europe’s ‘Summer of Cricket’
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final, the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier and ICC Women’s Qualifier Europe will take place.
* ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019 may be hosted in Guernsey between fifteenth – 20st June
* ICC Women’s Qualifier Europe 2019 can be hosted in Spain among 26th – thirtieth June
* ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019 may be hosted in the Netherlands among twenty-sixth July – 1st August
* Ed Shuttleworth, ICC Development Manager Europe, says “The 2019 European summer season of international cricket is right here to unite, encourage and empower groups through cricket.”
In the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019, six teams will contest for one qualifying spot inside the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier later inside the yr, where they will join fellow European Members Ireland, Netherlands, and Scotland for a hazard to compete in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia. Hosts Guernsey could be joined by Denmark, Germany, Italy, Jersey, and Norway in an unmarried spherical robin occasion to be held between 15 and 20 June. These suits will be performed as full T20 Internationals and will assist make a contribution to every Member’s T20I group rating.
On website hosting the event Mark Latter, CEO of Guernsey Cricket Board, said: “We are thrilled to all over again be given the possibility to welcome the ICC and fellow Associate Member groups to our super island, which we recognize may be a notable region to each play cricket and revel in our extremely good hospitality. We sit up for seeing all of the islands out helping the Greens and coming to observe some exceptional worldwide cricket. First and main, we are hoping that seeing the National team gambling on an worldwide stage, at home, will encourage more boys and ladies to take up our superb sport.”
Germany, Netherlands, and Scotland will tour to La Manga in Spain to compete within the ICC Women’s Qualifier Europe 2019, to take place among 26 and 30 June. Germany will be sending a ladies’ countrywide group to an ICC occasion for the primary time, worthwhile the significant boom of the game within us of a. They will face the installed sides of Netherlands and Scotland at La Manga in a double round robin event, with matches being played as full T20 Internationals.
This occasion offers a qualification direction to each the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier and the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier. As hosts of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, Scotland are guaranteed a place in the subsequent stage of the T20 World Cup pathway, leaving Germany and Netherlands to warfare it out for the one European spot to be had. However, Scotland still has plenty to play for, with all three aspects vying for one spot to the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
John Howden, General Manager of hosts Cricket Espana, stated: “We are thrilled to play host to the ICC Women’s Qualifier Europe 2019. We are lucky to have such first-rate facilities available with our companions at the La Manga Club Resort, and I am sure that collectively we can offer great surroundings for the 3 aspects to compete. The development of the ladies’ recreation is a priority for Cricket Espana and having the possibility to host an event that showcases the best of girls’ cricket in Europe will surely provide a high-quality impact on the game locally.”
In the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019, six groups will compete for one qualification spot to the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 in South Africa. The three qualifiers from the Division 2 occasion in 2018 – Netherlands, France, and Denmark – will be a part of Ireland, Jersey and Scotland to play in a single spherical robin event inside the Netherlands. This 50-over qualifier showcases the next era of European cricketing expertise from across the continent and could take place between 26 July and 1 August.
Betty Timmer, Chairperson of KNCB, is asking forward to website hosting a 3rd ICC event in the beyond years: “We are excited to be website hosting the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier. This event is very vital for the pinnacle European cricket nations and offers an possibility to qualify for the ICC 2020 U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa. We look forward to seeing the future stars of European Cricket inside the Netherlands this summer.”