The sixth edition of ICC T20 cricket world cup is kicking off in India on 8th March and 16 nations are participating in the event including hosts India. All 10 full time International cricket council members and 6 associate members national teams will compete in the competition. Sri-Lanka cricket team will be the title defending champion in ICC World Twenty20 2016.
The opening match of tournament is scheduled to take place between Zimbabwe and Hong Kong cricket teams on March 8 in Nagpur. A total of 12 matches will be played in the first stage of WT20 2016 featuring 6 associate teams and two ICC full time member teams Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. Top 2 teams from this round will go through to Super-10 stage and compete with 8 top cricketing nations for semi-finals berth.
Check out: ICC World T20 2016 fixtures
In the first match of Super-10 round hosts India to face New Zealand on 15 March at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.
Let’s have a look at the complete team squads, players and coaches for all 16 national teams in World T20 2016.
Twenty20 World Cup 2016 Full Squads
|India||Ravi Shastri||MS Dhoni||Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi. Read more about team here.|
|Sri Lanka||Graham Ford||Angelo Mathews||Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal. Read more about team here.|
|Pakistan||Waqar Younis||Shahid Afridi||Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Khalid Latif, Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Sami. Read more about team here.|
|Australia||Darren Lehmann||Steve Smith||David Warner, Shane Watson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Ashton Agar, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Nevill, Andrew Tye, Mitchell Marsh, Adam Zampa. Read more about team here.|
|New Zealand||Mike Hesson||Kane Williamson||Grant Elliott, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson, Nathan McCullum, Henry Nicholls, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor. Read more about team here.|
|England||Trevor Bayliss||Eoin Morgan||Alex Hales, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Reece Topley, James Vince, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy, Chris Jordan, Sam Billings, Liam Dawson. Read more about team here.|
|South Africa||Russell Domingo||Faf du Plessis||AB de Villiers, Kyle Abbott, JP Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, Dale Steyn, Quinton de Kock, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Hashim Amla, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Chris Morris, David Wiese. Read more about team here.|
|West Indies||Phil Simons||Darren Sammy||Chris Gayle, Sulieman Benn, Dwayne Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor, Samuel Badree, Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse and Carlos Brathwaite. Read more about team here.|
|Bangladesh||Chandika Hathurusingha||Mashrafe Mortaza||Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman, Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Abu Hider. Read more about team here.|
|Zimbabwe||Dav Whatmore||Hamilton Masakadza||Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza, Chamu Chibhabha, Tinashe Panyangara, Donald Tiripano, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Sikandar Raza, Richmond Mutumbami, Tendai Chisoro, Tawanda Mupariwa, Malcolm Waller and Vusi Sibanda. Read more about team here.|
|Ireland||John Bracewell||William Porterfield||Andrew Balbirnie, Tim Murtagh, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Andrew Poynter, Stuart Poynter, Max Sorensen, Boyd Rankin, Gary Wilson, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Craig Young. Read more about team here.|
|Netherlands||Anton Roux||Peter Borren||Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Mudassar Bukhari, Ben Cooper, Timm van der Gugten, Vivian Kingma, Ahsan Malik, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Michael Rippon, Pieter Seelaar, Tom Cooper. Read more about team here.|
|Oman||Mazhar Khan||Sultan Ahmed||Aamir Kaleem, Syed Amir Ali, Munis Ansari, Jatinder Singh, Ajay Lalcheta, Mehran Khan, Rajesh Ranpura, Sufyan Mehmood, Vaibhav Wategaonkar, Zeeshan Ahmad Siddiqui, Zeeshan Maqsood, Bilal Khan, Adnan Ilyas, Aaqib Ilyas. Read more about team here.|
|Hong Kong||Simon Cook||Tanwir Afzal||Mark Chapman, Nadeem Ahmed, Aizaz Khan, James Atkinson, Waqas Barkat, Christopher Carter, Haseeb Amjad, Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Waqas Khan, Tanwir Ahmed, Ryan Campbell, Anshuman Rath, Babar Hayat. Read more about team here.|
|Scotland||Grant Bradburn||Preston Mommsen||Kyle Coetzer, Matt Machan, Gavin Main, Alasdair Evans, Con de Lange, Michael Leask, Mark Watt, George Munsey, Josh Davey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Safyaan Sharif and Rob Taylor. Read more about team here.|
|Afghanistan||Inzamam-Ul-Haq||Asghar Stanikzai||Noor Ali Zadran, Shahzad Mohammadi, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Sadiq, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Rashid Arman, Hamza Hotak, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Hamid Hassan, Mirwais Ashraf, Rokhan Barakzai, Najib Taraki, and Yamin Ahmadzai. Read more about team here.|