ICC confirms cup dates

THE International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the remaining fixtures in the Intercontinental Cup and Shield competitions which conclude in November 2010 in the United Arab Emirates.

The Cup competition includes the top six Associate nations as well as a Zimbabwe XI while the Shield is competed for by the four High Performance Programme Members — Bermuda, Namibia, UAE and Uganda.
The next round of Cup matches pit Afghanistan against reigning champions Ireland and Kenya against Scotland in late January.

ICC Intercontinental Cup fixtures 2009-10:
23-26 Jan — Afghanistan v Ireland, Sri Lanka
25-28 Jan — Kenya v Scotland, Kenya
17-20 Feb — Afghanistan v Canada, UAE
10-13 Jun — Netherlands v Scotland, Netherlands
11-14 Aug — Scotland v Afghanistan, Scotland
11-14 Aug — Ireland v Netherlands, Ireland
21-24 Aug — Canada v Zimbabwe XI, Canada
1-4 Sep — Canada v Ireland, Canada
1-4 Sep — Netherlands v Zimbabwe XI, Netherlands
2-5 Oct — Kenya v Afghanistan, Kenya
6-9 Oct — Zimbabwe XI v Ireland, Africa
13-16 Oct — Zimbabwe XI v Scotland, Africa.
25-29 Nov — FINAL (five days), UAE

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