The road for 2012 WT20 Qualification has started. A total of 102 Teams will take part in WT20 or through the qualification.
The 2012 WT20 will have 16 teams. 10 test nations and 6 Qualification spots.
In 2012 a qualifying tournament will take place for the 6 spots on grabs. A total of 16 teams will be taking part in the qualifying tournament. Like FIFA the spots have been reserved region wise
ODI Status Nations-6 (Afg, Can, Ire, Ken, Neth & Scot)
The various tournament to reach these spots are as follows
2009-10 (Various hosts):- ACC tournaments in Senior, U-19, U-15 to determine ACC rankings. Teams eliminated based on ranking:- China, Brunei, Singapore, Qatar, Iran, Bahrain, Myanmar & Thailand
ACC T20 (Nov, Nepal) :- Afghanistan, Nepal, UAE, Oman, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Bhutan, Kuwait, Maldives, Saudi Arabia
The top 3 teams besides Afghanistan will qualify for the WT20Q
ICC Africa Division 3 (Feb, Ghana):- Cameroon, Gambia, Lesotho, Mali, Morocco, Rwanda, Seychelles.
It was won by Rwanda defeating Seychelles and qualifying for Africa Div 2
ICC Africa Division 2 (Apr, SA):- Zambia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Nigeria, Botswana, Winner Africa Div 3(Rwanda)
ICC Africa (Premier League) (Jul, Ken):- Kenya, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa Emerging, Zimbabwe Emerging, Winner from ICC Africa Division 2
The 2 teams ranked highest besides SA, Zim & Ken will qualify for the qualifier
ICC Americas Division 3 (Mar, Costa Rica):- Belize, Chile, Peru, Mexico,Costa Rica, Falkland Islands
Belize defeated Peru to reach Americas Div 2
ICC Americas Division 2 (Apr, Suriname):- Bahamas, Belize (Winner Americas Div 3), Brazil, Panama, Suriname, Turks and Caicos Islands
Suriname Defeated Panama to qualify for Americas Div 1 & WCL Div 8.
ICC America Division 1 (Jul, Canada):- Argentina, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, USA, Winner Americas Div 2(Suriname)
Top 2 teams besides Canada will qualify for the WT20Q
ICC Europe Division 3 (May, Slovenia):- Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey
ICC Europe Division 2 (Jun, Belgium):- Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, Hellas, Isle of Man, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, winner of ICC Europe Division 3
ICC Europe Division 1 (Jul, Jersey/Guernsey):- Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Norway, Spain, Winner from ICC Europe Division 2
ICC EAP Division 2 (Apr, Samoa):- Indonesia, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, Philippines, South Korea
Samoa defeated new comers Philippines to qualify for EAP Div 1 and WCL Div 8
ICC EAP Division 1 (Jul, PNG):- PNG, Fiji, Japan, Vanuatu, Winner EAP Div 2(Samoa)
God nations AKA Test Nations:- Aus, BD, Eng, Ind, NZ, Pak, SA, SL, WI & Zim