World T20 schedule, India vs Pak on 19 March 2016Cricket

December 12, 2015 05:46
World T20 schedule, India vs Pak on 19 March 2016},{World T20 schedule, India vs Pak on 19 March 2016

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Here is the schedule and venues of the World Twenty20 tournament that is scheduled to happen in 2016. The World Twenty20 is the 16-team tournament from 8 March to 3 April.

•    India and Pakistan will play their group match at the World Twenty20 on 19 March, in the hill city of Dharamsala.
•    New Delhi and Mumbai will host the semifinals.
•    Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the final.
•    Group 1 of the Super 10 stage include South Africa, England, the West Indies, and Sri Lanka.
•    Group 2 of the Super 10 stage include India, Pakistan, Australia, and New Zealand.
•    Two of the eight other teams competing in a qualifying competition will the groups.
•    Chennai not chosen as a venue as M.A. Chidambaram Stadium’s three stands are not in use due to legal issue with local authorities. It will host the Women's World Twenty20 matches, which would be played concurrently.
•    The men's tournament carries $5.6 million prize money.
•    India, Pakistan, England, the West Indies, and Sri Lanka have one each.
•    Defending champion Sri Lanka reached the final three times.

First Round (group winners to progress to second round):
Group A: Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland, Oman.
Group B: Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong, Afghanistan.

Second Round (Super 10):
Group 1: Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, England, winner of Group B (Q1B)
Group 2: India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, winner of Group A (Q1A)


First Round:
March 8: Zimbabwe vs Hong Kong, Nagpur; Scotland vs Afghanistan, Nagpur.
March 9: Bangladesh vs Netherlands, Dharamsala; Ireland vs Oman, Dharamsala.
March 10: Scotland vs Zimbabwe, Nagpur; Hong Kong vs Afghanistan, Nagpur.
March 11: Netherlands v Oman, Dharamsala; Bangladesh vs Ireland, Dharamsala.
March 12: Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan, Nagpur; Scotland vs Hong Kong, Nagpur
March 13: Netherlands v Ireland, Dharamsala; Bangladesh vs Oman, Dharamsala.

Second Round (Super 10):
March 15: India vs New Zealand, Nagpur.
March 16: West Indies vs England, Mumbai; Pakistan vs Q1A, Kolkata.
March 17: Sri Lanka vs Q1B, Kolkata.
March 18: Australia vs New Zealand, Dharamsala; South Africa vs England, Mumbai.
March 19: India vs Pakistan, Dharamsala.
March 20: South Africa vs Q1B, Mumbai; Sri Lanka vs West Indies, Bangalore.
March 21: Australia vs Q1A, Bangalore.
March 22: Pakistan vs New Zealand, Mohali.
March 23: England vs Q1B, New Delhi; India v Q1A, Bangalore.
March 25: Pakistan vs Australia, Mohali.
March 26: New Zealand vs Q1A, Kolkata; England vs Sri Lanka, New Delhi.
March 27: India vs Australia, Mohali; West Indies vs Q1B, Nagpur.
March 28: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, New Delhi.

March 30: 1st semifinal: Group 1 2nd v Group 2 1st, New Delhi.
March 31: 2nd semifinal: Group 1 1st v Group 2 2nd, Mumbai.
April 3: Final, Kolkata.


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