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ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 schedule announced: SL in Group A for World T20 2016
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The International Cricket Council has announced the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from the 8th of March to the 3rd of April.

Sri Lanka has been placed in Super 10 Group 1 along with South Africa, West Indies, England and the Group B winner. It will open its title defense against the Qualifying Group B winner in Kolkata on 17 March, and play West Indies in Bengaluru on 20 March, England in New Delhi on 26 March and South Africa in New Delhi on 28 March.

The Qualifying Round will begin on March 8, 2016, and the Second Round will commence on March 15. The final will be worked out on April 3 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

ICC World T20 2016 - Full Schedule


Men's

First round (group winners to progress to second round)

Group A: Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland and Oman Group B: Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and Afghanistan

Second round groups

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

Women's

Group A: Australia (A1), South Africa (A2), New Zealand (A3), Sri Lanka (A4) and Ireland (A5) Group B: England (B1), West Indies (B2), India (B3), Pakistan (B4) and Bangladesh (B5)

Tournament schedule

Men

First Round

Tue, 8 Mar Zimbabwe v Hong Kong, Nagpur; Scotland v Afghanistan, Nagpur

Wed, 9 Mar Bangladesh v Netherlands, Dharamsala; Ireland v Oman, Dharamsala

Thu, 10 Mar Scotland v Zimbabwe, Nagpur; Hong Kong v Afghanistan, Nagpur

Fri, 11 Mar Netherlands v Oman, Dharamsala; Bangladesh v Ireland, Dharamsala

Sat, 12 Mar Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, Nagpur; Scotland v Hong Kong, Nagpur Sun,

13 Mar Netherlands v Ireland, Dharamsala; Bangladesh v Oman, Dharamsala

Second Round

Tue, 15 Mar: New Zealand v India, Nagpur

Wed, 16 Mar: West Indies v England, Mumbai; Pakistan v Q1A, Kolkata

Thu, 17 Mar: Sri Lanka v Q1B, Kolkata

Fri, 18 Mar: Australia v New Zealand, Dharamsala; South Africa v England, Mumbai

Sat, 19 Mar: India v Pakistan, Dharamsala

Sun, 20 Mar: South Africa v Q1B, Mumbai; Sri Lanka v West Indies, Bengaluru

Mon, 21 Mar: Australia v Q1A, Bengaluru

Tue, 22 Mar: New Zealand v Pakistan, Mohali

Wed, 23 Mar: England v Q1B, New Delhi; India v Q1A, Bengaluru

Thu, 24 Mar: Rest day

Fri, 25 Mar: Pakistan v Australia, Mohali; South Africa v West Indies, Nagpur

Sat, 26 Mar: Q1A v New Zealand, Kolkata; England v Sri Lanka, New Delhi

Sun, 27 Mar: India v Australia, Mohali; Q1B v West Indies, Nagpur

Mon, 28 Mar: South Africa v Sri Lanka, New Delhi

Tue, 29 Mar: Rest/travel Day

Wed, 30 Mar: Semi-final 1 (Super 10 Group 2 1st v Super 10 Group 1 2nd), New Delhi

Thu, 31 Mar: Semi-final (Super 10 Group 1 1st v Super 10 Group 2 2nd), Mumbai

Fri, 1 Apr: Rest/travel day

Sat, 2 Apr: Rest/travel day Sun, 3 April: Final, Kolkata.

Women

Tue, 15 Mar: India v Bangladesh, Bengaluru; New Zealand v Sri Lanka, New Delhi

Wed, 16 Mar: West Indies v Pakistan, Chennai

Thu, 17 Mar: England v Bangladesh, Bengaluru

Fri, 18 Mar: New Zealand v Ireland, Mohali; Australia v South Africa, Nagpur

Sat, 19 Mar: India v Pakistan, New Delhi

Sun, 20 Mar: West Indies v Bangladesh, Chennai; Sri Lanka v Ireland, Mohali

Mon, 21 Mar: Australia v New Zealand, Nagpur

Tue, 22 Mar: England v India, Dharamsala

Wed, 23 Mar: South Africa v Ireland, Chennai

Thu, 24 Mar: England v West Indies, Dharamsala; Pakistan v Bangladesh, New Delhi, Australia v Sri Lanka, New Delhi

Fri, 25 Mar: Rest Day

Sat, 26 Mar: Australia v Ireland, New Delhi; South Africa v New Zealand, Bengaluru

Sun, 27 Mar: West Indies v India, Mohali; England v Pakistan, Chennai

Mon, 28 Mar: South Africa v Sri Lanka, Bengaluru

Tue, 29 Mar: Rest/travel day

Wed, 30 Mar: Semi-final (2nd group A v 1st group B), New Delhi

Thu, 31 Mar: Semi-final (1st group A v 2nd group B), Mumbai

Fri, 1 Apr: Rest/travel day

Sat, 2 Apr: Rest/travel day

Sun, 3 Apr: Final, Kolkata





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