ACC Twenty20 Cup

Afghanistan the team to beat

ESPNcricinfo staff

November 1, 2011

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Pre-tournament favourites Afghanistan will open their ACC Twenty20 Cup campaign with a tough match against Hong Kong on December 3, according to fixtures announced by the Asian Cricket Council.

Group A consists of Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Oman, Kuwait and Maldives, while Group B features the fancied Nepal side along with Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Bhutan and Saudi Arabia.

The tournament forms part of the qualifying process for ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka. The top three teams from this competition, in addition to Afghanistan who have pre-qualified, join the Associate teams with ODI in the 16-team ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier to be played in the UAE in early 2012.

The other regional teams in the qualifier will come from Europe (2), Africa (2), Americas (2) and East Asia - Pacific (1).

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

Date and Time Match Weather The Weather Channel
Sat Dec 3
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Afghanistan v Hong Kong
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sat Dec 3
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group B - Nepal v Malaysia
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Sat Dec 3
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group A - Kuwait v Oman
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sat Dec 3
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group B - Bhutan v United Arab Emirates
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Sun Dec 4
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Afghanistan v Oman
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Sun Dec 4
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Kuwait v Maldives
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sun Dec 4
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group B - Bhutan v Saudi Arabia
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sun Dec 4
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group B - Nepal v United Arab Emirates
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Mon Dec 5
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Hong Kong v Maldives
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Mon Dec 5
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group B - Malaysia v Saudi Arabia
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Tue Dec 6
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Hong Kong v Oman
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Tue Dec 6
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group B - Nepal v Bhutan
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Tue Dec 6
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group A - Afghanistan v Kuwait
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Tue Dec 6
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group B - Malaysia v United Arab Emirates
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Wed Dec 7
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Afghanistan v Maldives
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Wed Dec 7
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group B - Nepal v Saudi Arabia
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Wed Dec 7
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group A - Hong Kong v Kuwait
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Wed Dec 7
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Group B - Bhutan v Malaysia
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Thu Dec 8
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group A - Maldives v Oman
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Thu Dec 8
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Group B - Saudi Arabia v United Arab Emirates
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Fri Dec 9
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
5th Place Play-off - TBC v TBC
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Fri Dec 9
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
Semi-Final - TBC v TBC (A1 v B2)
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Fri Dec 9
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
7th Place Play-off - TBC v TBC
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Fri Dec 9
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Semi-Final - TBC v TBC (A2 v B1)
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A

 

Sat Dec 10
03:45 GMT | 09:30 local
03:45 GMT
9th Place Play-off - TBC v TBC
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sat Dec 10
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
3rd Place Play-off - TBC v TBC
Engineering Campus Ground, Lalitpur
N/A

 

Sun Dec 11
07:15 GMT | 13:00 local
07:15 GMT
Final - TBC v TBC
Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
N/A
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Posted by   on (November 2, 2011, 18:18 GMT)

Afghans are the best and they can do it inshallah....

Posted by   on (November 2, 2011, 9:38 GMT)

Let's see the UAE as well... Afghanistan is the champion...

Posted by   on (November 2, 2011, 1:12 GMT)

Nepal will rock !!! We are the champion and we will win the title.

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 22:12 GMT)

here is the link http://www.espncricinfo.com/rankings/content/page/211271.html

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 22:08 GMT)

Guys If ICC Looking afghanistan as a tournament favorites why your taking this heavy , afghanistan is now among the world T20 Top 10 in 9th position (Take it easy son).

wait and watch.

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 22:00 GMT)

inshaallah afghanistan will win ...............................i love afghanistan cricket team..........

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 18:03 GMT)

Afghanistan RoCkXxX !! They're the champions of this cup and they will remain as champions Insha'Allah.

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 16:45 GMT)

Afghans have not been in the best form but should win their group, dark horses are UAE have some power hitters

Posted by   on (November 1, 2011, 11:33 GMT)

wow we will wait Afghanistan in our own turf ...........................let's see.....................

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