The ICC World Twenty20 2016 will be the sixth ICC World T20 tournament and is scheduled to be held in India from 11 March to 3 April 2016.
The ICC, after its first meeting in Dubai on Jan 28, 2015, has awarded the World Twenty20 2016 host to India. Sri Lanka are the defending champions, they won the World T20 cup 2014 defeating India in the Finals.
16 Teams will be part of this Tournament. The top 10 teams in the ICC T20 Championship rankings automatically progress to the Super 10 stage, while other 6 teams will progress through the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier to be played in Ireland and Scotland on July 6 2015 to July 26 2015.
Top 10 Full members Teams:
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Sri Lanka
- West Indies
14 teams will take part in Qualifying round for ICC World T20 2016, where Top 6 Teams will meet the 10 full members teams.
Qualifying Round will be start in Ireland And Scotland on July 6 2015 to July 26 2015.
Ireland, Afghanistan, Nepal, Scotland, UAE, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Namibia, Kenya and other 5 teams will play 72 matches in qualifier round.
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