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The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 was the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, the world championship of Twenty20 International cricket. It was held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016, and was the first edition to be hosted by that country.

2016 ICC World Twenty20
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Dates 8 March – 3 April 2016
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format Twenty20 International
Tournament format(s) Group stage and knockout
Host(s)  India
Champions West Indies Cricket Board West Indies (2nd title)
Runner Up  England
Participants 16
Matches played 35
Player of the series India Virat Kohli
Most runs Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal (295)
Most wickets Afghanistan Mohammad Nabi (12)
Official website www.icc-cricket.com
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The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 was the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, the world championship of Twenty20 International cricket. It was held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016, and was the first edition to be hosted by that country.

Seven cities hosted matches in the tournament – Bangalore, Dharamsala, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Nagpur, and New Delhi. There were sixteen participating teams, ten qualifying automatically through their status as full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), and another six qualifying through the 2015 World Twenty20 Qualifier. The tournament was divided into three stages. In the first stage, the ten lowest-ranked teams played off, with the top two joining the eight highest-ranked teams in the Super 10 stage. Finally, the top four teams overall contested the knockout stage. In the final, played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, the West Indies defeated England by four wickets. Indian batsman Virat Kohli was named the player of the tournament, while Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal and Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi led the tournament in runs and wickets, respectively.