The Debut of the Desert T20 tournament introduced by the Emirates Cricket Board will commence on 14 January and will complete on 20 January 2017. The 2017 Desert T20 is an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that is scheduled to be held in Dubai. Below is the list of Desert T20 2017 Schedule & Fixtures.
The eight Associate countries that have T20I status were scheduled to take part, Namibia replaced Papua New Guinea who declined to participate in the tournament. The first match will be played between Scotland and Hong Kong in Abu Dhabi.
All the eight teams are divided into two groups. Afghanistan, Ireland, Namibia and the United Arab Emirates are in Group A and the remaining Netherlands, Scotland, Oman and Hong Kong in Group B. The semi-finals and final of the competition be on 20th January which will take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Eight countries will be participating in the competition including.
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
Desert T20 2017 Schedule
|Jan 14, 2017||Hong Kong vs Scotland, Group B||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 14, 2017||Afghanistan vs Ireland, Group A||7:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 15, 2017||Netherlands vs Oman, Group B||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 15, 2017||United Arab Emirates vs Namibia, Group A||7:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 16, 2017||Hong Kong vs Oman, Group B||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 16, 2017||United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan, Group A||7:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 17, 2017||Ireland vs Namibia, Group A||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 17, 2017||Netherlands vs Scotland, Group B||7:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Jan 18, 2017||United Arab Emirates vs Ireland, Group A||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|Jan 18, 2017||Hong Kong vs Netherlands, Group B||7:00 PM||Dubai|
|Jan 19, 2017||Afghanistan vs Namibia, Group A||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|Jan 19, 2017||Oman vs Scotland, Group B||7:00 PM||Dubai|
|Jan 20, 2017||TBC vs TBC, 1st Semi-final||10:00 AM||Dubai|
|TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi-final||2:30 PM||Dubai|
|TBC vs TBC, Final||7:00 PM||Dubai|