Get the full ICC World Twenty20 Experience with Sky Sports!

The action gets under way in India on Tuesday March 8, with Sky Sports bringing you live and exclusive ball-by-ball coverage of both the men’s and women’s tournaments. We’re on air from 9am and 1.30pm each match day in the first week.

How to watch 2016 World Twenty20 live on Sky Sports.

You can also follow the action online and via mobile and selected tablet devices. Here’s how…

Sky Sports 2 – watch every ball as the competitions unfold, plus match highlights, and get the best insight from Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd and Nick Knight out in India.

– A galaxy of T20 stars will join us at Sky Studios to provide expert analysis and demonstrations.

– Bob Willis and The Verdict team will be back, with seven shows covering England’s four group games, and the tournament’s two semi-finals and final. our new-look responsive section will bring you the latest news and player reaction, plus rolling reports and a live interactive blog from the biggest games.

Score Centre: get team line-ups, scorecards, commentary, photos and match stats on your desktop or mobile – plus international and domestic scores and the latest odds from Sky Bet.

Sky Go: don’t miss a ball if you’re on the move – stay across the action online, on iPhone, iPad or selected Android smartphones with the Sky Go app.

Now TV: watch Sky Sports 2 – plus our other Sky Sports Channels – online for 24 hours through your broadband connection with the Sky Sports Day Pass.

On Demand: catch up with all the best features, interviews and highlights.

Check more: World T20 2016 TV channels list

The Format

For the second time, the tournament features 16 teams. Ten full ICC members qualified automatically, joined by six associate members, Oman the only team making its World T20 debut. The six associate teams plus the two lowest ranked full members – Bangladesh and Zimbabwe – are split into two groups of four, with the two winners advancing to the Super 10s.

There they will join one of two groups of five filled by full member sides. This stage of the tournament begins on Tuesday 15th March, with two teams ultimately advancing from each group through to the semi-finals, the winners competing in the final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday 3rd April. For a full list of tournament fixtures, as well as when and where you can watch them on Sky Sports, click here.


Group A: Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland, Oman
Group B: Afghanistan, Scotland, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong

Super 10s

Group 1: South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka, England, Group B Winner
Group 2: India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, Group A Winner

Click here to see full squad lists for all 16 teams participating

Past Winners

2007: India
2009: Pakistan
2010: England
2012: West Indies
2014: Sri Lanka

Sky Sports is the only place you can watch all 35 games of the 2016 ICC World T20, starting with Zimbabwe v UAE on Tuesday 8th March at 9am on Sky Sports 2 HD.

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