They were dancing in the streets - Hamid Hassan
Hamid Hassan is still soaking up the achievements of the weekend when he helped Afghanistan qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 as they won the qualifying event in Dubai
Afghanistan look to upset the big boys
After an astonishing run of victories in Dubai lifted them into this year's ICC World Twenty20, a jubilant Afghanistan team has now set their sights on upsetting some of the leading cricket nations in the Caribbean
Ireland rout Netherlands to reach World Twenty20
Tournament favourites Ireland have marched through to the World Twenty20 after thumping Netherlands by 65 runs
Afghanistan pip UAE to qualify for World Twenty20
With their fairytale mission resting on the game, Afghanistan held their nerve to overcome a tenacious UAE side in a low-scoring thriller and take their place in the World Twenty20 that starts in May
Afghanistan crowned qualifying kings
Afghanistan finished the tournament in style cantering to victory over Ireland in the final by eight wickets
Netherlands seal four-wicket win
Afghanistan's dream of a place at the World Twenty20 was placed on standby after their defeat to Netherlands at Dubai International stadium.
Cusack and O'Brien inspire Ireland win
UAE crashed to defeat against Ireland, losing five wickets for 14 runs to end their unbeaten record in the tournament and leave Ireland on the verge of qualifying for the World Twenty20
'We are the Rocky of world cricket' - Hamid Hassan
Afghanistan's battle against adversity during their rise up the cricket ranks has all the makings of a Hollywood script
Afghanistan beat USA to progress
Afghanistan continued their superb form in this tournament, sealing a 29-run victory over USA to maintain their unbeaten run and secure passage to the Super Fours
Ireland's team performance scuppers Scotland
Ireland completed a 37-run win to ensure their progress to the Super Fours stage after Scotland collapsed on either side of a threatening partnership between Kyle Coetzer and Gordon Drummond.
Superb UAE win three out of three
UAE had already qualified to the Super Fours before this match but there was no letting up in their final league game, whipping Canada by 42 runs to send them home winless
Netherlands through to Super Fours
Kenya's fall from Associate powerhouse to also-rans continued with their seven-wicket defeat to Netherlands at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
UAE progress after second win
Naeemuddin Aslam and Khurram Khan's perfectly-timed run chase took UAE to their second win in as many matches as they overcame a strong Netherlands total in the World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dubai to book a place in the Super Fours
Afghanistan secure second win
Afghanistan continued their seemingly inexorable march to the World Twenty20 with a 14-run win over Scotland at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
USA sink to 78-run defeat
After the jubilation of their unexpected win over Scotland, USA came crashing back down today with a 78-run defeat to Ireland.
Obanda leads Kenyan rout of Canada
Alex Obanda butchered 79 from 48 balls to lead Kenya to a resounding victory over Canada in the World Twenty20 Qualifiers in Dubai
Afghanistan meet USA in politically charged encounter
As a sporting nation, the USA sets itself apart from the rest of the world with its insular focus on homegrown pursuits such as baseball and American football. When it does venture outside its own sporting bubble, it often finds itself caught up in politi
Netherlands ease to six-wicket win
Netherlands began their campaign at the World Twenty20 Qualifiers with a six-wicket win over Canada at the Dubai International stadium.
Carl Wright leads USA to victory
A 97-run partnership between Carl Wright and Lennox Cush helped the USA to an unexpected six-wicket victory over Scotland in the opening game of the World Twenty20 Qualifiers.
Nabi's allround brilliance gives Afghanistan victory
Afghanistan continued their fairytale rise in international cricket with a tense victory over tournament favourites Ireland in the World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dubai
Batsmen lead UAE to victory
The UAE batsmen continued a day of upsets at the World Twenty20 Qualifiers, by setting up an unlikely victory against Kenya in Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
Lack of depth hinders progress - ten Doeschate
Netherlands showed one of the beauties of Twenty20 cricket when the famously beat England, at Lord's
Associate nations eye Caribbean prize
Two places are up for grabs the ICC World Twenty20 in West Indies when the qualifying tournaments gets underway in UAE on Tuesday.
Dockrell stars in Ireland victory
Ireland, Scotland, USA and Afghanistan all warmed up for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers with victories
UAE grab five-wicket win
United Arab Emirates completed a comfortable five-wicket victory over the United States of America in their World Twenty20 Qualifier warm-up game at Sharjah.