Twenty World Cup 2016 Schedule, Teams, Venues, Groups, Telecast

2016 Twenty20 World Cup is played from 8th March to 3rd April 2016 in India. This is the first time when India host the event. This is the 6th t20 world cup played after every 2 year Gap. First t20 world cup was played in 2007 in South Africa where India became the winner.

1. Twenty World Cup 2016 Schedule, Teams, Venues, Groups, Telecast

2016 Twenty20 World Cup is played from 8th March to 3rd April 2016 in India. This is the first time when India host the event. This is the 6th t20 world cup played after every 2 years Gap. First t20 world cup was played in 2007 in South Africa where India became the winner.

There are 7 Cities which are the venues of world t20 and final will be played in Kolkata. Sixteen teams will feature in this t20 cup, 10 teams are regular ICC members while 6 are associate nations who was selected through a series of qualifier matches.

T20 world cup 2016 teams:

This is the 2nd time when t20 world cup has 16 teams last time it was in 2014 in Bangladesh. All 10 full members are automatically qualified while 6 associate nations were selected through qualifier played in Ireland and Scotland from 6th to 26th July 2015.

Teams who are qualified to be the part of world t20 are Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Oman. This is the 1st time when Oman is featured in t20 world cup.

Top 8 members in ICC t20 Ranking are automatically qualified to Super 10 stage of Round 2 while rest of 8 members will play the Round 1 matches.

These remaining 8 teams will compete with each other in the group stage in round 1. Top 2 teams or Teams who top their Group A and B will join the full 8 members in Super 10 round 2.

T20 world cup 2016 Groups:

Group A: Bangladesh, Netherland, Ireland, Oman
Group B: Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Scotland, Zimbabwe

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

T20 world cup 2016 Venues & Stadium:

Eden Gardens
Kolkata
66,349

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Bangalore
40,000

Wankhede Stadium
Mumbai
32,000

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
Dharamshala
23,000

Feroz Shah Kotla Ground
New Delhi
40,715

Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium
Mohali
26,950

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
Nagpur
45,000

T20 World Cup 2016 Squads:

India World T20 squad: MS Dhoni (C &Wk), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Pawan Negi, Mohammad Shami

Pakistan World T20 Squad: Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees

Australia World T20 Squad: Steve Smith (capt), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, James Faulkner, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Nevill (wk), Andrew Tye, Shane Watson, Adam Zampa

England World T20 Squad: Eoin Morgan (Capt), Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Liam Dawson, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, James Vince, David Willey

South Africa World T20 Squad: Faf du Plessis (capt), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, David Wiese.

Bangladesh World T20 squad: Mashrafe Mortaza ©, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Abu Hider, Nurul Hasan

Hong Kong squad for World T20: Tanwir Afzal (capt), Mark Chapman (vice-capt), Haseeb Amjad, Nadeem Ahmed, Tanwir Ahmed, James Atkinson, Waqas Barkat, Ryan Campbell, Christopher Carter, Babar Hayat, Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan, Waqas Khan, Kinchit Shah, Anshuman Rath.

New Zealand World T20 squad: Kane Williamson (capt), Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi

West Indies World T20 squad: Darren Sammy (capt), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor

Netherlands World T20 Squad: Peter Borren ©, Wesley Barresi (wk), Mudassar Bukhari, Ben Cooper, Vivian Kingma, Ahsan Malik, Stephan Myburgh, Max O’Dowd, Michael Rippon, Pieter Seelaar, Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren, Sikander Zulfiqar

Sri Lanka t20 Squad: Lasith Malinga (capt), Angelo Mathews (vice-capt), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay.

Zimbabwe T20 Squad: Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza, Tinashe Panyangara, Hamilton Masakadza (capt), Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Sikandar Raza Butt, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Luke Jongwe, Tendai Chisoro, Neville Madziva, Malcolm Waller, Vusumuzi Sibanda, Graeme Cremer

Oman t20 Squad: Sultan Ahmed (Capt/Wk), Aamir Kaleem, Syed Amir Ali, Munis Ansari, Jatinder Singh, Ajay Lalcheta, Mehran Khan, Rajesh Ranpura, Sufyan Mehmood, Vaibhav Wategaonkar, Zeeshan Ahmad Siddiqui, Zeeshan Maqsood, Bilal Khan, Adnan Ilyas, Aaqib Ilyas

Afghanistan Squad: Asghar Stanikzai (capt), Noor Ali Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Sadiq, Shafiqullah, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Hamid Hassan.

Scotland squad: Preston Mommsen (Captain), Kyle Coetzer (Vice Captain), Alasdair Evans, Calum MacLeod, Con de Lange, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Matt Machan, Matthew Cross, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Rob Taylor, Safyaan Sharif

Ireland Squad: William Porterfield ©, Andrew Balbirnil, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Andrew Poynter, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.

T20 World Cup 2016 Warm-up Matches Schedule:

4 March
Scotland vs Oman
Mohali

4 March
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe
Dharamshala

4 March
Netherlands vs Afghanistan
Mohali

4 March
Ireland vs Hong Kong
Dharamshala

6 March
Scotland vs Netherlands
Mohali

6 March
Ireland vs Zimbabwe
Dharamshala

6 March
Oman vs Afghanistan
Mohali

6 March
Bangladesh vs Hong Kong
Dharamshala

9 March
New Zealand vs Scotland
Mumbai

10 March
India vs West Indies
Kolkata

11 March
New Zealand vs England
Mumbai

12 March
Pakstan vs TBC
Kolkata

13 March
India vs South Africa
Mumbai

13 March
Ireland vs West Indies
Kolkata

14 March
England vs TBC
Mumbai

14 March
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Kolkata

15 March
South Africa vs TBC
Mumbai

16 March
Ireland vs TBC
Dharamshala

T20 World Cup 2016 Referees:

The match referees’ responsibilities throughout the tournament were shared between seven members of the Elite Panel of ICC Referees

Australia David Boon
England Chris Broad
India Javagal Srinath
New Zealand Jeff Crowe
Sri Lanka Ranjan Madugalle
West Indies Cricket Board Richie Richardson
Zimbabwe Andy Pycroft

The on-field responsibilities for officiating the tournament were shared by all 12 of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and 10 umpires from the International Panel of Umpires and Referees and 2 members from the ICC Associates and Affiliates Umpire Panel.

Australia Simon Fry
Australia Rod Tucker
Australia Bruce Oxenford
Australia Claire Polosak
Australia Paul Reiffel
England Michael Gough
England Ian Gould
England Richard Illingworth
England Nigel Llong
India Anil Chaudhary
India Vineet Kulkarni
India C. K. Nandan
India Chettithody Shamshuddin
India S. Ravi
New Zealand Kathy Cross
New Zealand Chris Gaffaney
Pakistan Aleem Dar
South Africa Johan Cloete
South Africa Marais Erasmus
Sri Lanka Kumar Dharmasena
Sri Lanka Ranmore Martinesz
Sri Lanka Ruchira Palliyaguruge
West Indies Cricket Board Joel Wilson

T20 World Cup 2016 Schedule:

GROUP A SCHEDULE:

9 Mar
Bangladesh vs Netherlands
15:00
Dharamshala

9 Mar
Ireland vs Oman
19:30
Dharamshala

11 Mar
Oman vs Netherlands
15:00
Dharamshala

11 Mar
Bangladesh vs Ireland
19:30
Dharamshala

13 Mar
Ireland vs Netherlands
15:00
Dharamshala

13 Mar
Bangladesh vs Oman
19:30
Dharamshala

GROUP B SCHEDULE:

8 Mar
Hong Kong vs Zimbabwe
15:00
Nagpur

8 Mar
Afghanistan vs Scotland
19:30
Nagpur

10 Mar
Scotland vs Zimbabwe
15:00
Nagpur

10 Mar
Afghanistan vs Hong Kong
19:30
Nagpur

12 Mar
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe
15:00
Nagpur

12 Mar
Hong Kong vs Scotland
19:30
Nagpur

SUPER 10 ROUND:

GROUP 1 SCHEDULE:

16 Mar
England vs West Indies
15:00
Mumbai

17 Mar
Sri Lanka vs Winner of Group B
19:30
Kolkata

18 Mar
England vs South Africa
19:30
Mumbai

20 Mar
South Africa vs Winner of Group B
15:00
Mumbai

20 Mar
Sri Lanka vs West Indies
19:30
Bangalore

23 Mar
England vs Winner of Group B
15:00
Delhi

25 Mar
South Africa vs West Indies
19:30
Nagpur

26 Mar
England vs Sri Lanka
19:30
Delhi

27 Mar
West Indies vs Winner of Group B
15:00
Nagpur

28 Mar
South Africa vs Sri Lanka
19:30
Delhi

GROUP 2 SCHEDULE:

16 Mar
India vs New Zealand
19:30
Nagpur

17 Mar
Pakistan vs Winner of Group A
19:30
Kolkata

18 Mar
Australia vs New Zealand
15:00
Dharamshala

20 Mar
India vs Pakistan
19:30
Dharamshala

20 Mar
Australia vs Winner of Group A
19:30
Bangalore

23 Mar
New Zealand vs Pakistan
19:30
Mohali

25 Mar
India vs Winner of Group A
19:30
Bangalore

26 Mar
Australia vs Pakistan
15:00
Mohali

27 Mar
New Zealand vs Winner of Group A
15:00
Kolkata

28 Mar
India vs Australia
19:30
Mohali

KNOCKOUT STAGE:

SEMI-FINAL
30 Mar TBD vs TBD 19:30
Delhi

31 Mar TBD vs TBD 19:30
Mumbai

FINAL: 3 April Semi-Final Winner 1 vs 2 - 19:00
Kolkata

You can Download the t20 world cup 2016 Schedule timetable

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

 
  Your Reaction?
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    A Food Called Hand Salad Is Making The Internet Feel So Crazy Right Now

    Here’s The Latest On The Huge Cyclone That’s About To Hit Queensland

    Now Buzzing