The World Twenty20 journey that began on 8th March 2016 with an opening match between Hong Kong and Zimbabwe, is now heading towards the knockout matches and two semi-finals are scheduled to play on 30 and 31 March. Four teams for semi-finals are now confirmed out 16 original teams which take participation in the competition.

First team to qualify for semi-finals was team New Zealand who won their first three matches easily to retain first spot in knockouts. Later on they won fourth and last match in the group stage too. West Indies and England also qualified from group-1 to the semi-finals. Hosts India was the last team to be in the semis as they beat Australia in their last group match to confirm SF berth.

ICC World T20 2016 semi-finals schedule, timings, squads.

From qualified semi-finalists, India, West Indies and England have already won ICC World Twenty20 trophy once in previous editions. New Zealand have never won t20 world cup but will look to win this time.

World Twenty20 semi-finals schedule, timings and venue here

1st Semi-Final: 30 March, 2016 (Wednesday)

Fixture: New Zealand (Group-2 Winner) vs England (Group-1 Runner-up)

Venue: Firoz Shah Kotla (New Delhi)

Timings: 7:30 PM IST, 2:00 PM GMT and 3:00 PM BST

2nd Semi-Final: 31 March, 2016 (Thursday)

Fixture: West Indies (Group-1 Winner) vs India (Group-2 Runner-up)

Venue: Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

Timings: 7:30 PM IST, 2:00 PM GMT and 3:00 PM BST

WT20 SemiFinals Squads

New Zealand

Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Grant Elliott, Colin Munro, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

West Indies

Darren Sammy (captain), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Denesh Ramdin (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Jerome Taylor, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Johnson Charles.


Eoin Morgan (captain), Jason Roy, James Vince, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Reece Topley, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Liam Dawson.


Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi, Ashish Nehra, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane.

What do you think which two teams will qualify for final?

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