ICC World T20 2016 Schedule, Teams, Players, Points Table

ICC World T20 2016 Schedule, Teams, Players, Points Table

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ICC World T20 2016 or ICC T20 World Cup 2016 is knocking at the door for all the cricket fans around the world. This is the sixth season of this tournament. India will host the tournament for the first time this year. The tournament will be started on 8th March and it will end on 3rd April with the Final match at the Eden Garden Cricket Stadium, Kolkata, India. Sri Lanka is the current champion of this international tournament.

There will be 16 teams this season representing 16 cricket playing nations, comprising of 10 full member countries and 6 associate member countries of ICC. You will get all the latest and useful information about this tournament exclusively in sujonhera.com. So, bookmark this page and regularly visit for any new updates.

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ICC WORLD T20 HISTORY:

The history of ICC World T20 is not so long. The maiden T20 World Cup was played in 2007. Since then, there have been 5 seasons of this tournament so far. Those were held in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. The first World Cup T20 was held just after a year of the invention of this shortest version cricket match. As this format is usually very interesting and people like to see big hitting as well as the results quickly, ICC decided to continue this tournament after each 2 years. So, the ICC World T20 2016 is going to be the next biggest attraction for the cricket lovers. Here is a summary of the previous seasons:

YEARHOSTCHAMPIONRUNNER-UP
2007South AfricaIndiaPakistan
2009EnglandPakistanSri Lanka
2010West IndiesEnglandAustralia
2012Sri LankaWest IndiesSri Lanka
2014BangladeshSri LankaIndia
2016India

ICC WORLD T20 2016 TEAMS:

1. Australia
2. Bangladesh
3. England
4. India
5. New Zealand
6. Pakistan
7. South Africa
8. Sri Lanka
9. West Indies
10. Zimbabwe
11. Afghanistan
12. Hong Kong
13. Ireland
14. Netherlands
15. Oman
16. Scotland

ICC WORLD T20 2016 VENUES:

1. Eden Gardens, Kolkata | Capacity: 66,349 | Matches: 4
2. Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore | Capacity: 40,000 | Matches: 3
3. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai | Capacity: 32,000 | Matches: 4
4. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala | Capacity: 23,000 | Matches 8
5. Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi | Capacity: 40,715 | Matches: 4
6. Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali | Capacity: 26,950 | Matches: 3
7. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur | Capacity: 45,000 | Matches: 9

EDEN GARDENS STADIUM, KOLKATA, INDIA

EDEN GARDENS STADIUM, KOLKATA, INDIA

ICC WORLD T20 2016 FIXTURE:

For the second time in the history of this tournament, 16 teams are participating. For a better schedule, there will be some stages in the tournament. The first one was the ICC T20 Qualifier held in 2015 for the upcoming ICC World T20 2016. 16 associate member teams participated in that pre-tournament. Those were Afghanistan, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea Scotland, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. Among these teams, 6 teams mentioned above (from 11 to 16) qualified for the main tournament.

The next stage is the Group Stage where Bangladesh and Zimbabwe (the 9th and 10th teams according to the ICC Rankings) will play those 6 teams. Two winners from these 8 teams will join the 8 top ranked teams in the Super 10 stage.

There are two groups named as Group A (Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland and Oman) and Group B (Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Scotland and Hong Kong). Each of these teams will play 3 matches in the group stage, one each with the other three teams in their respective group. The 2 group champions will join the Super 10 stage where there are also 2 groups named as Group 1 (Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, England and Group B Winner) and Group 2 (India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and Group A Winner).

Each of these 10 teams will play 4 matches in the group stage, one each with the other four teams in their respective group. The top 2 teams from group A and the top 2 teams from group B with the highest points will head for the Semi-finals. The winners of the Semi-finals will play the Final match.

So, here is the Fixture:

Note that, all the timings given here are in Bangladesh Standard Time (BST). If you are staying in a different country, here is the calculation of timings for you:

BST + 00:30 = IST (Indian Standard Time)
BST – 6:00 = GMT (Greenwich Mean Time/United Kingdom Time)

WARM-UP MATCHES:

March 4 | 5:00 AM | Scotland vs Oman | Mohali
March 4 | 5:00 AM | Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe | Dharamsala
March 4 | 5:00 AM | Netherlands vs Afghanistan | Mohali
March 4 | 5:00 AM | Ireland vs Hong Kong | Dharamsala
March 6 | 5:00 AM | Scotland vs Netherlands | Mohali
March 6 | 5:00 AM | Ireland vs Zimbabwe | Dharamsala
March 6 | 5:00 AM | Oman vs Afghanistan | Mohali
March 6 | 5:00 AM | Bangladesh vs Hong Kong | Dharamsala
March 9 | 5:00 AM | New Zealand vs Scotland | Mumbai
March 10 | 5:00 AM | India vs West Indies | Kolkata
March 11 | 5:00 AM | New Zealand vs England | Mumbai
March 12 | 5:00 AM | Pakistan vs TBC | Kolkata
March 13 | 5:00 AM | India vs South Africa | Mumbai
March 13 | 5:00 AM | Ireland vs West Indies | Kolkata
March 14 | 5:00 AM | England vs TBC | Mumbai
March 14 | 5:00 AM | Pakistan vs Sri Lanka | Kolkata
March 15 | 5:00 AM | South Africa vs TBC | Mumbai
March 16 | 5:00 AM | Ireland vs TBC | Dharamsala

GROUP STAGE FIXTURE:

2 Venues will be used for 12 matches in the group stage. Those are:
1. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
2. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

1. March 8 | 3:00 PM BST | Hong Kong vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
2. March 8 | 7:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Scotland | Nagpur
3. March 9 | 3:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Netherlands | Dharmasala
4. March 9 | 7:00 PM BST | Ireland vs Oman | Dharamsala
5. March 10 | 3:00 PM BST | Scotland vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
6. March 10 | 7:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Hong Kong | Nagpur
7. March 11 | 3:00 PM BST | Oman vs Netherlands | Dharamsala
8. March 11 | 7:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Ireland | Dharamsala
9. March 12 | 3:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
10. March 12 | 7:00 PM BST | Hong Kong vs Scotland | Nagpur
11. March 13 | 3:00 PM BST | Ireland vs Netherlands | Dharamsala
12. March 13 | 7:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Oman | Dharamsala

SUPER 10 FIXTURE:

13. March 15 | 7:00 PM BST | India vs New Zealand | Nagpur
14. March 16 | 3:00 PM BST | England vs West Indies | Mumbai
15. March 16 | 7:00 PM BST | Pakistan vs Qualifier A | Kolkata
16. March 17 | 3:00 PM BST | Sri Lanka vs Qualifier B | Kolkata
17. March 18 | 3:00 PM BST | Australia vs New Zealand | Dharamsala
18. March 18 | 7:00 PM BST | England vs South Africa | Mumbai
19. March 19 | 3:00 PM BST | India vs Pakistan | Dharamsala
20. March 20 | 3:00 PM BST | South Africa vs Qualifier B | Mumbai
21. March 20 | 7:00 PM BST | Sri Lanka vs West Indies | Bangalore
22. March 21 | 3:00 PM BST | Australia vs Qualifier A | Bangalore
23. March 22 | 3:00 PM BST | New Zealand vs Pakistan | Chandigarh
24. March 23 | 3:00 PM BST | England vs Qualifier B | Delhi
25. March 23 | 7:00 PM BST | India vs Qualifier A | Bangalore
26. March 25 | 3:00 PM BST | Australia vs Pakistan | Chandigarh
27. March 25 | 7:00 PM BST | South Africa vs West Indies | Nagpur
28. March 26 | 3:00 PM BST | New Zealand vs Qualifier A | Kolkata
29. March 26 | 7:00 PM BST | England vs Sri Lanka | Delhi
30. March 27 | 3:00 PM BST | India vs Australia | Chandigarh
31. March 27 | 7:00 PM BST | West Indies vs Qualifier B | Nagpur
32. March 28 | 7:00 PM BST | South Africa vs Sri Lanka | Delhi

KNOCKOUT FIXTURE:

SF1 | March 30 | 7:00 PM BST | TBD vs TBD | Delhi
SF2 | March 31 | 7:00 PM BST | TBD vs TBD | Mumbai
Final | April 3 | 7:00 PM BST | SF1 Winner vs SF2 Winner | Kolkata

ICC WORLD T20 2016 SQUADS:

AUSTRALIA SQUAD: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (Vice-Captain), Peter Nevill (Wicket Keeper), Aaron Finch, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Shane Watson, Usman Khawaja = 15 Players

BANGLADESH SQUAD: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan (Vice-Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Mohammad Mithun (Wicket Keeper), Nurul Hasan (Wicket Keeper), Abu Hider, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed = 15 Players

HONG KONG SQUAD: Tanwir Afzal (Captain), Mark Chapman (Vice-Captain), Christopher Carter (Wicket Keeper), Jamie Atkinson (Wicket Keeper), Anshuman Rath (Wicket Keeper), Aizaz Khan, Babar Hayat, Haseeb Amjad, Kinchit Shah, Nadeem Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Ryan Campbell, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Waqas Khan = 15 Players

INDIA SQUAD: MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Ajinkya Rahane, Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh = 15 Players

IRELAND SQUAD: William Porterfield (Captain), Gary Wilson (Wicket Keeper), Niall O’Brien (Wicket Keeper), Stuart Poynter (Wicket Keeper), Andrew Poynter, Andy Balbirnie, Andy McBrine, Boyd Rankin, Craig Young, George Dockrell, Kevin O’Brien, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Tim Murtagh = 15 Players

NETHERLANDS SQUAD: Peter Borren (Captain), Wesley Barresi (Wicket Keeper), Ahsan Malik, Ben Cooper, Logan van Beek, Max O’Dowd, Michael Rippon, Mudassar Bukhari, Paul van Meekeren, Pieter Seelaar, Roelof van der Merwe, Sikander Zulfiqar, Stephan Myburgh, Timm van der Gugten, Vivian Kingma = 15 Players

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD: Kane Williamson (Captain), Henry Nicholls (Wicket Keeper), Luke Ronchi (Wicket Keeper), Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott, Ish Sodhi, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Santner, Nathan McCullum, Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Trent Boult = 15 Players

SCOTLAND SQUAD: Preston Mommsen (Captain), Kyle Coetzer (Vice-Captain), Matthew Cross (Wicket Keeper), Alasdair Evans, Calum MacLeod, Con de Lange, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Matt Machan, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Robert Taylor, Safyaan Sharif = 15 Players

WEST INDIES: Darren Sammy (Captain), Andre Fletcher (Wicket Keeper), Denesh Ramdin (Wicket Keeper), Andre Russell, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Sunil Narine = 15 Players

ICC WORLD T20 2016 COACHES:

Afghanistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
Australia: Darren Lehmann (Australia)
Bangladesh: Chandika Hathurusingha (Sri Lanka)
England: Trevor Bayliss (Australia)
Hong Kong: Simon Cook (England)
India: Ravi Shastri (India)
Ireland: John Bracewell (New Zealand)
Netherlands: Anton Roux (South Africa)
New Zealand: Mike Hesson (New Zealand)
Oman: Duleep Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Pakistan: Waqar Younis (Pakistan)
Scotland: Grant Bradburn (New Zealand)
South Africa: Russell Domingo (South Africa)
Sri Lanka: Graham Ford (South Africa)
West Indies: Phil Simmons (West Indies)