India, winners of the inaugural T20 World Cup are set to host 2016’s T20 World Cup. This is the first time India are hosting the T20 World Cup. In an event held in Mumbai, ICC released the schedule of the upcoming World Cup which is to be played from March 11 to 3rd April 2016. A total of 8 venues Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Dharamshala, New Delhi, Mohali, Nagpur are set to host the matches.
India and its arch rival Pakistan are placed in the same group. India and Pakistan are also set to clash on March 19th in Dharamsala. This World Cup is played in Super 10 Format, a total of 10 teams are divided into two groups, Group 1 & Group 2 with 8 teams qualifying directly and other 2 teams are selected from the winners of qualifiers.
Qualifiers are also divided into 2 groups with 4 teams in each. Group A of qualifiers include Bangladesh, Oman, Netherlands & Ireland. Group B consists of Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan & Scotland. The winners of each group are progressed to Super 10 stage.
India will start their campaign in Nagpur on March 15 against New Zealand, next they will travel to Dharamsala to play Pakistan on March 19th. Next 2 matches are against Group A winner in Bengaluru on March 23 and Australia in Mohali on March 27 respectively.
Super 10 Groups:
Group 1: Sri Lanka, England, West Indies, South Africa & winner of Group B (Qualifier).
Group 2: India, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan & winner of Group A (Qualifier).
Who will Win the Match between India & Pakistan?? Who will win the World Cup.?
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