Hong Kong to battle it out with Scotland, Kenya for the final two positions.
England rises to second but India and South Africa drop following annual T20I rankings update.
Leg-spinner IMran Haider career-best 4 for 25 helps host get past Hong Kong in final league encounter of triangular tournament
Babar Hayat helps Hong Kong beat Scotland by 7 wickets in first match of UAE Tri-Nation Series.
Cricket Scotland have confirmed that Scotland will play two One Day Internationals in the UAE after the conclusion of the Desert T20 as part of a tri-series, featuring their hosts and Hong Kong.
Nizakat and Rath give Hong Kong first win of Desert T20 Challenge with emphatic display over the Netherlands in Dubai on Wednesday.