The Twenty20 World Cup 2016 will be played in India from March 11 to April 3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the dates for its main events through to 2019, following its Board meeting here Thursday. Though the tournaments were awarded to countries in 2013, the dates were approved Thursday.
The board also approved the dates for the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which will be held between June 1-19. England will also host the 50-over World Cup in 2019 from May 30 to June 15. While the 2017 Women’s World Cup will be held in England between Aug 4-27, the 2018 Women’s World Twenty20 will be held in the West Indies between Nov 2-25.
For junior cricketers, the Under-19 World Cup will be held in Bangladesh from Jan 22 to Feb 14 in 2016 while the next edition in 2018, to be played in New Zealand, will be held from Jan 12 to Feb 4.(IANS)