Canada will go head to head against Nigeria in the 18th match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup qualifiers 2019 in Group B at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Canada are placed in second position of the table with two points. They have played only a single match so far, registering a 53 run win against Jersey. Meanwhile, Nigeria are placed in the bottom position losing the one match they played against Jersey.
Another big day at the #T20WorldCup Qualifier with FIVE games coming up today:— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) October 21, 2019
🏏 Scotland v PNG, Dubai (10am local time)
🏏 Hong Kong v UAE, Abu Dhabi (2:10pm)
🏏 Ireland v Oman, Abu Dhabi (2:10pm)
🏏 Kenya v Bermuda, Dubai (2:10pm)
🏏 Canada v Nigeria, Abu Dhabi (7:30pm) pic.twitter.com/mdglEeyFyH
Nigeria registered a 69 runs loss against Jersey in their previous encounter. Leke Oyede top-scored for the Nigerian side with a 44-ball-39. On the other hand, Canada, who registered a win in their last clash will be looking to keep their winning momentum going. Nitish Kumar top-scored with 36-ball-83 for Canada while skipper Navneet Dhaliwal scored a 26-ball-36. Jeremy Gordon and Dillion Heyliger scalped three wickets each for the winning side.
The qualifiers of the T20 World Cup to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium and Dubai International Stadium will be live-streamed on Hotstar. The matches will also be telecasted live on Star Sports Network. The highlights of the matches played at other venues will also be available on the official T20 World Cup website and its social media handles. The match starts at 9:00 PM IST.