Kathmandu: Nepal received direct entry into the Global Qualifiers for the ICC T20 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2021. The global qualifiers will be held in India next year A total of 16 countries will take part in the global qualifying games. This year the T20 World Cup is taking place in Australia.
According to the statement ICC, the bottom four teams from the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup 2020 will join the regional qualifiers in the global qualification events along with the next four best T20 ranked teams as of 1 January 2020: Zimbabwe, Nepal, UAE and Hong Kong.
ICC stated that the 16-team Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will replace the eight pre-determined ICC Champions Trophy and 11 regional qualification events taking place across the five ICC regions (Africa, Asia, America, East Asia Pacific and Europe) with eight teams progressing to one of two global qualifying events.