Singapore has won the ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier 2019 after finsihing on top of the points table. Singapore's numero uno spot was confirmed following an impressive 82-run victory over Nepal. Singapore now qualifies for the ICC T20 World Cup Global Qualifiers to be held in UAE later this year. Qatar meanwhile finishes on second place while Nepal ends up on third. The ICC T20 World Cup Asia Region Final 2019 was contested between five teams for one qualification spot. Singapore Beat Nepal to Qualify for ICC T20 World Cup Global Qualifiers.
The ICC T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2019 is a five-team event which is currently underway in Singapore. The tournament will be held between July 22 to July 28 and all the matches will be held at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore. Malaysia, Singapore, Kuwait, Qatar, and Nepal are the teams participating in the tournament.
The winner of ICC T20 World Cup Asia Final will take the one qualification spot for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier to be held in the United Arab Emirates and move a step closer towards the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup 2020 in Australia. The winner of the ICC T20 World Cup Asia Final will be based on the team standings. The teams which will finish on top of the points table following the round-robin matches will qualify for the main qualifying tournament. ICC T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2019: Five Teams Battle it Out for One Spot.
ICC T20 World Cup Asia Region Final 2019 Points Table
The winner of a match will receive two points. In case the match is tied, the two points will be awarded to the team which wins the Super Over. If a match is abandoned the points will be shared between the teams. Net Run Rate (NRR) will determine the top spot in case teams finish with equal points.
Nepal (11) comes into the tournament as the highest-ranked side and are favourites to finish on top of the points table. Qatar (21) is the second best-ranked team in the tournament followed by home side Singapore (23), Kuwait (28) and Malaysia (35).