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ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers: Jersey, Nigeria hope to make mark

ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers: Jersey, Nigeria hope to make mark
Jersey captain Charles Perchard said a qualification will be one of the biggest moments. - Photo by Ryan Lim

Abu Dhabi - Canada captain Navneet Dhaliwal, Hong Kong captain Aizaz Khan, Ireland captain Gary Wilson all hoped to have happy hunting in the UAE.



By Ashwani Kumar

Published: Sun 13 Oct 2019, 10:38 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Oct 2019, 12:40 AM

The UAE, Oman, Ireland, Hong Kong, Canada, Jersey and Nigeria are in the mix to qualify for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia, which skippers said will be 'massive achievement' during the press conference held in Abu Dhabi.
Jersey captain Charles Perchard said a qualification will be 'one of the biggest moments' for its sporting history. "For a small country like ours, it's fantastic to have reached so far.  It's a great opportunity as professionals to showcase talent on the world stage."
Nigeria captain Ademola Onikoyi hoped to the qualifiers were a 'great opportunity' to dream big.
"Our juniors qualified for the U19 World Cup. So if we manage to do the same, it will set the right tone for the development of cricket in Nigeria."
Canada captain Navneet Dhaliwal, Hong Kong captain Aizaz Khan, Ireland captain Gary Wilson all hoped to have happy hunting in the UAE.
Ashwani@khaleejtimes.com
 
 


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