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List of Major World Championships hosted by India - The Indian Wire

The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 was the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20. A world championship for the shorter version of cricket- 20 overs per side. It was held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016. And by doing so, ...

How Asia Cup gave a new lease of life to limited overs cricket tournament - Khaleej Times

*The ICC in 2016 said that matches in the Asia Cup will be played on a rotation basis between One Day International and T20 International format. *In 2016, the tournament was played in the T20 format. In the same year, 2016 ICC World T20 was held.

Darren Sammy to help promote ICC Women's World T20 2018 - International Cricket Council

In doing so, they have made an outstanding contribution to our cricket,” said Sammy in a statement. Women's cricket has been on the rise in recent times, with the ICC Women's World Cup in 2017 achieving great success in terms of audience numbers.

Morgan joins UAE T20x as third Icon Player - Khaleej Times

Morgan was named captain of the England cricket team in 2014. He captained England in the 2015 ICC World Cup, the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, and the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. During this period in 2017, he made his 10th one day hundred for ...

Amid Soccer World Cup Intrigue, Could Cricket's World T20 Be Held In Southeast Asia? - Forbes

When just three countries are rotating the major tournaments, it's easy to be cynical of cricket's efforts to develop beyond its traditional sphere. However, there has been a push for a World Cup or World T20 to be played in the lucrative market of the ...

Fiji to host men's ICC World T20 Regional Qualifier as journey to Australia 2020 continues - International Cricket Council

The road to the men's ICC World T20 2020 continues in Fiji this week with two teams qualifying for next year's regional final, as the first of two 2018 East-Asia Pacific regional qualifiers gets underway. ... teams from the regional qualifiers 2018 ...

WATCH - CPL 2018: Carlos Brathwaite powers St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to big win against Trinbago Knight Riders - Daily News & Analysis

Carlos Brathwaite brought back memories of his 2016 ICC World Twenty20 final heroics with a six-laden cameo that helped fire St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to a commanding 42-run victory over defending Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions Trinbago ...

Current best Asian combined XI in T20Is - Sportskeeda

Background. Asia has always been a nursery of cricket and has produced many greats of the game both in Test match cricket and in one-day cricket. However, off late, the focus of the continent as a whole has significantly tilted towards T20I cricket ...

WATCH THIS launched for ICC Women's World T20 2018 - International Cricket Council

The ICC Women's World T20 2018 will be played from 9 to 24 November and hosts the Windies will defend the title they won in Kolkata, India, in 2016. Nelecia Yeates, Head of Commercial for the tournament, said three giant bats – standing 20 feet tall ...

World T20 2018: The complete line-up - International Cricket Council

Since winning the ICC Women's World T20 2016 at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on 3 April 2016, when Hayley Matthews (66) and Stafanie Taylor (59) put the Australians to the sword and gave their team an eight-wicket victory, the Windies haven't played too ...

Bangladesh qualify for Women's World T20 after thumping Scotland -

They had to qualify for the tournament in the next round in 2016, but were defeated by Ireland in the final of the qualifier tournament. The two nations will square off ... West Indies will host the ICC World T20 in November. On Thursday, openers ...

Afridi optimistic of Pakistan's chances in World Cup, World T20 - The Express Tribune

“I think it's still a long way to go and I think the way our boys are playing is very good,” said Afridi, who captained the Men in Green in the 2016 edition of the World T20, in an interview with the ICC. “All the youngsters, they're doing a great job ...

Root's T20I window is little and fast shutting - Cricbuzz

Splitting his career in two using the 2016 ICC World T20 as the midpoint, he has been on something of a downturn. "Anchors" in T20 cricket such as Root are judged on time at the crease and how effectively they use it. Up to and including that World T20 ...

Hamilton Masakadza named Zimbabwe captain -

The 34-year-old batsman is not new to the role, having led the senior men's national side at the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India. Boasting 52 T20I, 193 one-day international (ODI) and 36 Test appearances, at number 10 in the world Masakadza is ...

ICC Women's World T20 2018 schedule announced - SA Cricket Mag (blog)

We have a really explosive lineup and in India (ICC Women's World Twenty20 2016) I thought we played really good cricket but got beaten by the eventual winners Windies in the semis. Always, the goal for the side is to get to the semifinals and then ...

ICC announced the Women's World T20 2018 schedule - CricTracker

West Indies lift the trophy after winning the Women's ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Final between Australia and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016 in Kolkata, India. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images). The International Cricket Council ...

7 upcoming superstars who can take the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup by storm - Sportskeeda

Thanks to his exceptional performances in the IPL, he made it to the Indian team for the 2016 ICC World T20 where he played a crucial role in India's win over Bangladesh in a Super 10 fixture. Though he had an otherwise forgettable run in that ...

Exclusive! 'In music, age doesn't matter': Dwayne John Bravo about an alternative career to cricket - Daily News & Analysis

All-rounder cricketer Dwayne John Bravo, also known as DJ Bravo, gave the uber popular song Champion, which became an anthem after West Indies won the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. Now, the Trinidadian, who plays with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, ...

ICC World XI set to face West Indies in charity T20 tie at Lord's - Hindustan Times

Carlos Brathwaite, who hit Ben Stokes for four successive sixes to win the Windies the last ICC World T20 at Kolkata's Eden Gardens in April 2016, is the captain of the Windies side, and the squad has some fantastic T20 talent in their midst. READ ...

ICC World XI set to face Windies in charity T20 tie - Times of India

LONDON: A galaxy of former and current stars will be in action at the iconic Lord's on Thursday to play an exhibition match between the ICC World XI and the West Indies and help raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean ...

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

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.