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Result: Afghanistan won the 2016/17 Desert T20 Challenge

Desert T20 Challenge 2017

Date & time Detail
Jan-2017
Sat 14
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
1st Match, Group B - Hong Kong vs Scotland
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Scotland won by 24 runs
Sat 14 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
2nd Match, Group A - Afghanistan vs Ireland
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sun 15
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
3rd Match, Group B - Netherlands vs Oman
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Netherlands won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Sun 15 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
4th Match, Group A - United Arab Emirates vs Namibia
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Mon 16
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
5th Match, Group B - Hong Kong vs Oman
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Oman won by 7 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)
Mon 16 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
6th Match, Group A - United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Afghanistan won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Tue 17
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
7th Match, Group A - Ireland vs Namibia
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Tue 17 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
8th Match, Group B - Netherlands vs Scotland
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Scotland won by 7 runs
Wed 18
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
9th Match, Group A - United Arab Emirates vs Ireland
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Ireland won by 24 runs
Wed 18 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
10th Match, Group B - Hong Kong vs Netherlands
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Hong Kong won by 91 runs
Thu 19
14:00 local | 10:00 GMT
11th Match, Group A - Afghanistan vs Namibia
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Afghanistan won by 64 runs
Thu 19 N
19:00 local | 15:00 GMT
12th Match, Group B - Oman vs Scotland
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Scotland won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Fri 20
10:00 local | 06:00 GMT
1st Semi-final - Afghanistan vs Oman
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Fri 20
14:30 local | 10:30 GMT
2nd Semi-final - Scotland vs Ireland
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Ireland won by 98 runs
Fri 20 N
19:30 local | 15:30 GMT
Final - Afghanistan vs Ireland
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Afghanistan won by 10 wickets (with 73 balls remaining)

The 2017 Desert T20 Challenge was an international Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tournament that was held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from 14 to 20 January 2017. The eight Associate Members that have T20I status were scheduled to take part, although Papua New Guinea declined to participate and were replaced by non T20I status team Namibia.

Afghanistan and Ireland qualified from Group A and Scotland and Oman qualified from Group B for the finals stage of the tournament. Afghanistan beat Ireland by 10 wickets in the final match to win the tournament.

The teams were split into two group of four teams, with Afghanistan, Ireland, Namibia and the United Arab Emirates in Pool A and Netherlands, Scotland, Oman and Hong Kong in Pool B.

Statistics
Host - UAE
Champions - Afghanistan
Participants - 8
Matches played - 15
Player of the series -  Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)
Most runs - Mohammad Shahzad (176)
Most wickets - Jacob Mulder (8)

Series Squad

United Arab Emirates squad (11-Jan-2017)

Amjad Javed (Captain), Zahoor Farooqi, Shaiman Anwar, Rohan Mustafa, Rameez Shahzad, Muhammed Shanil, Muhammad Usman, Mohammed Qasim, Mohammad Shahzad, Mohammad Naveed, Imran Haider, Ghulam Shabber (Wicket Keeper), Ahmed Raza, Adnan Mufti, Zahoor Khan

Namibia squad (11-Jan-2017)

Sarel Burger (Captain), Mika Mutumbe, Zane Green (Wicket Keeper), Jan Frylinck, Johannes Smit, Craig Williams, Louis van der Westhuizen, Gerrie Snyman, Bernard Scholtz, JP Kotze, Gerhard Erasmus, Christopher Coombe, Stephan Baard, Colin Peake

Scotland squad (10-Jan-2017)

Kyle Coetzer (Captain), Mark Watt, Craig Wallace, Chris Sole, Safyaan Sharif, George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Josh Davey, Matty Cross (Wicket Keeper), Richie Berrington, Con de Lange (Vice Captain), Bradley Wheal

Afghanistan squad (10-Jan-2017)

Asghar Stanikzai (Captain), Samiullah Shenwari, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Najibullah Zadran, Najeeb Tarakai, Mohammad Shahzad (Wicket Keeper), Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Fareed Ahmad, Dawlat Zadran, Amir Hamza, Nawroz Mangal

Hong Kong squad (10-Jan-2017)

Babar Hayat (Captain), Cameron McAuslan, Waqas Khan, Waqas Barkat, Tanveer Ahmed, Shahid Wasif, Nizakat Khan, Nadeem Ahmed, Muhammad Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Ehsan Khan, Christopher Carter, Anshy Rath, Aizaz Khan

Ireland squad (10-Jan-2017)

William Porterfield (Captain), Craig Young, Gary Wilson (Wicket Keeper), Stuart Thompson, Greg Thompson, Paul Stirling, Boyd Rankin, Kevin O'Brien, Jacob Mulder, Barry McCarthy, Andy McBrine, Joshua Little, George Dockrell, Andy Balbirnie, Stuart Poynter

Netherlands squad (10-Jan-2017)

Peter Borren (Captain), Roelof van der Merwe, Tobias Visee, Paul van Meekeren, Timm van der Gugten, Sikander Zulfiqar, Pieter Seelaar, Max O'Dowd, Stephan Myburgh, Vivian Kingma, Ben Cooper, Wesley Barresi (Wicket Keeper), Ahsan Malik, Michael Rippon

Oman squad (10-Jan-2017)

Sultan Ahmed (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Khurram Nawaz, Naseem Khushi, Aqib Ilyas, Arun Poulose, Zeeshan Maqsood, Sufyan Mehmood, Rajeshkumar Ranpura, Mohammad Nadeem, Mehran Khan, Ajay Lalcheta, Khawar Ali, Bilal Khan, Kaleemullah

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