Ireland, Afghanistan qualify for 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh

ANI| Last Updated: Nov 25, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

London: Ireland has secured qualification for next year`s World Twenty20 by extending their unbeaten record in Group A of the qualifiers with a win over Hong Kong, while Afghanistan have also secured their entry with a win over Kenya.

According to the BBC, Ireland will now play their semi-final in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Six of the 16 teams competing in the two groups will qualify for next year`s World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh , the report said.

The tournament is much awaited by the cricket fans across the world, the report added.