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ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2016

The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 will be sixth edition of ICC World Twenty20 and it is scheduled to play in India from 8 March to 3 April. There will be 16 teams taking participation in 2016 T20 world cup and Sri Lanka cricket team will be the defending champion in competition.

ICC launch world t20 2016 logo.

Teams

16 countries from all over the world will be participating in this prestigious event. All 10 full members of International Cricket Council have qualified for the competition whereas 6 associated members team have entered in the ICC World T20 2016 through 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers. It will be first occasion when Oman’s national cricket team will be playing in twenty20 world cup.

There are two stages in the event. Top 8 teams according ICC T20I championship rankings have reached to Super 10 stage whereas rest eight nations will play in first round to get into super-10. Let’s have a look at the teams according group stage and super 10.

First Round / Group Stage

Second Round / Super – 10

Qualification Country Qualification Country
Full Members Bangladesh Host India
Zimbabwe Full Members Australia
Qualifier Scotland New Zealand
Ireland South Africa
Hong Kong England
Netherlands Pakistan
Afghanistan West Indies
Oman Sri Lanka
Qualified from first round TBA
TBA

Read more: All 16 teams squad for WT20

Groups

First Stage

Group A Group B
Bangladesh (Q2) Zimbabwe
Netherlands Scotland
Ireland Hong Kong
Oman Afghanistan (Q1)

Second round – Super 10

Group 1 Group 2
Sri Lanka India
South Africa Pakistan
West Indies Australia
England New Zealand
Afghanistan (Q1) Bangladesh (Q2)

Read more about group stage here.

Venues

Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) announced that 8 cities will be hosting T20 world cup 2016 cricket matches between 8 March and 3 April. Organization also declared that final match of championship will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Have a look at the list of venues for 6th ICC World Twenty20.

Venue City Capacity (Approx.)
Eden Gardens Kolkata 66,500
Vidarbha Cricket Stadium Nagpur 45,000
Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium New Delhi 41,000
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore 40,000
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai 38,000
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai 32,000
PCA Stadium Mohali 27,000
HPCA Stadium Dharamshala 23,000

Fixtures

The fixtures and schedule of ICC World T20 2016 released on 11 December 2015. Title defending champions Sri Lanka are placed in Group-1 along with West Indies, England, South Africa and one qualifier from Group B of first stage. Hosts India are placed in Group-2 of super 10 stage along with Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and winner of Group-A from first round.

Date Time (IST) Fixture Venue Result

First Stage

8 March 2016 15:00 Zimbabwe vs Hong Kong Nagpur Zimbabwe won by 14 runs
19:30 Scotland vs Afghanistan Nagpur Afghanistan won by 14 runs
9 March 2016 15:00 Bangladesh vs Netherlands Dharamsala Bangladesh won by 8 runs
19:30 Ireland vs Oman Dharamsala Oman won by 2 wickets
10 March 2016 15:00 Scotland vs Zimbabwe Nagpur Zimbabwe won by 11 runs
19:30 Hong Kong vs Afghanistan Nagpur Afghanistan won by 6 wickets
11 March 2016 15:00 Netherlands vs Oman Dharamsala Match abandoned due to rain
19:30 Bangladesh vs Ireland Dharamsala Match abandoned due to rain
12 March 2016 15:00 Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan Nagpur Afghanistan won by 59 runs
19:30 Scotland vs Hong Kong Nagpur Scotland won by 8 wickets
13 March 2016 15:00 Netherlands vs Ireland Dharamsala Netherlands won by 12 runs
19:30 Bangladesh vs Oman Dharamsala Bangladesh won by 54 runs

Super-10 Stage

15 March 2016 19:30 India vs New Zealand Nagpur New Zealand won by 47 runs
16 March 2016 19:30 West Indies vs England Mumbai West Indies won by 6 wickets
15:00 Pakistan vs Bangladesh Kolkata Pakistan won by 55 runs
17 March 2016 19:30 Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Kolkata Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
18 March 2016 15:00 Australia vs New Zealand Dharamsala New Zealand won by 8 runs
19:30 South Africa vs England Mumbai England won by 2 wickets
19 March 2016 19:30 India vs Pakistan Kolkata India won by 6 wickets
20 March 2016 15:00 South Africa vs Afghanistan Mumbai South Africa won by 37 runs
19:30 Sri Lanka vs West Indies Bengaluru West Indies won by 7 wickets
21 March 2016 19:30 Australia vs Bangladesh Bengaluru Australia won by 3 wickets
22 March 2016 19:30 New Zealand vs Pakistan Mohali New Zealand won by 22 runs
23 March 2016 15:00 England vs Afghanistan New Delhi England won by 15 runs
19:30 India vs Bangladesh Bengaluru India won by 1 run
25 March 2016 15:00 Pakistan vs Australia Mohali Australia won by 21 runs
19:30 South Africa vs West Indies Nagpur West Indies won by 3 wickets
26 March 2016 15:00 New Zealand vs Bangladesh Kolkata New Zealand won by 75 runs
19:30 England vs Sri Lanka New Delhi England won by 10 runs
27 March 2016 15:00 Afghanistan vs West Indies Nagpur Afghanistan won by 6 runs
19:30 India vs Australia Mohali India won by 6 wickets
28 March 2016 19:30 South Africa vs Sri Lanka New Delhi South Africa won by 8 wickets
30 March 2016 19:00 Semi-Final: England vs New Zealand New Delhi England won by 7 wickets
31 March 2016 19:00 Semi-Final: West Indies vs India Mumbai West Indies won by 7 wickets
3 April 2016 19:00 Final: England vs West Indies Kolkata West Indies won by 4 wickets

Check more: ICC Women’s World Twenty20 fixtures

Points Table

Top teams from Group-A and Group-B will go through to super-10. Best 2 teams in Group-1 and Group-2 of super-10 stage will make it through to semi-final. Find points table for wt20 2016 here.

Broadcasters

Star Sports will be the official broadcaster of International Cricket Council world t20 2016. Indian sub-continent viewers will be able to catch the live action on Star Sports network in English and Hindi commentaries.

Check the full list of TV channels and broadcasting networks here.

Statistics

Most Runs in WT20 .

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4 comments

  1. Nice Info Bhai, Excited to see this world cup happening in India. I wish I could watch any live action. Keep the good work continue… 🙂

  2. India are the favourites..

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