The much awaited announcement for all cricket lovers is here. Today, ICC officially announced the groups and match schedules of ICC World T20 to be held 2016 in India. The matches will held in 8 venues across India from March 8, 2016 to April 3, 2016. Just before the World Cup, Masters Champions League is expected to start January 2016, Dubai.
Double excitement coming your way, right?
India winning ICC World T20 – 2007
Image Source: icc-cricket.com/world-t20
ICC World T20 2016
Total 58 tournament matches
– 35 men’s matches,
– 23 women’s matches
8 venues – Bengaluru, Chennai, Dharamsala, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Nagpur and New Delhi.
Semi – finals – New Delhi on March 30 and Mumbai on March 31
Final – Eden Gardens in Kolkata – April 3
Men’s World Cup: $5.6 million
Women’s World Cup: $400,000,
Here are the teams,
Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland, Oman
Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong, Afghanistan
Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, England
India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand
Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Ireland
England, West Indies, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh
Here’s the official tweet by ICC official Twitter account (@ICC)
— ICC (@ICC) December 11, 2015