Scotland are one of the co-hosts © Getty Images
Scotland are one of the co-hosts of the qualifiers © Getty Images

ICC World T20 qualifiers, currently going on in Scotland and Ireland have seen a series of excellent games played everyday. The matches will be played between July 9 to July 27 2015. A total of 14 teams are divided into Group A and Group B. Pool A consists of Ireland, Nepal United States of America (USA)Namibia, Jersey, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong. 14 Associates and Affiliates members of International Cricket Council (ICC) will be fighting for six spots in next years mega event in India, during the course of this 18-day event. Interestingly, this year ICC decided to reduce the number of teams in this event from 16 to 14. ICC World T20 Qualifier 2015: ICC announces broadcast schedule

Group A  
  M W L NR PTS NRR  
Ireland 6 4 2 8 +1.356 Q
Hong Kong 6 3 2 1 7 +0.614 Q
Namibia 6 3 2 1 7 +0.314  Q
Papua New Guinea 6 3 2 1 7 +0.113 Q
USA 6 3 3 6 -0.321  E
Jersey 6 2 4 4 -0.523  E
Nepal 6 1 4 1 3 -0.582 E
Group B  
  M W L NR PTS NRR  
Scotland 6 4 2 8 +1.205 Q
Netherlands 6 4 2 8 +1.151 Q
Afghanistan 6 3 1 2 8 +0.690 Q
Oman 6 3 2 1 7 +0.374 Q
Kenya 6 3 2 1 7 -0.645 E
UAE 6 1 4 1 3 -1.688 E
Canada 6 5 1 1 -1.295 E

The Duckworth-Lewis Factor (D/L Factor) is expected to play huge role in this tournament. Both Ireland and Scotland are experiencing rainfall for quite a few days and the warm-up games were affected. So expect few shorter games.