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2016 ICC World Twenty20, India

ICC WT20 2016 in India

2016 world twenty20 cricketThe 2016 ICC World Twenty20 will be the sixth ICC World Twenty20 competition, an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that will take place in India in 2016.
India is placed in Group 2 with Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand and the qualifier from Group A.
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Teams, WT20 2016

Qualification Country
Host India
Full Members Australia
England
New Zealand
Pakistan
South Africa
Sri Lanka
West Indies
Bangladesh
Zimbabwe
Qualifier Scotland
Ireland
Hong Kong
Netherlands
Afghanistan
Oman

All Squads

The tournament is split into three stages: Group Round, Super 10 Round and the Knockout Stage, with the eight nations - Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Afghanistan and Oman competing in the Group Round for the right to qualify for the Super 10 Round. The top two teams will advance, forming two groups of five. Each team plays each group member once, with the top two teams from each group advancing to the Knockout Stage, where two semi-finals and a final, to be played on April 3 in Kolkata, will determine a winner.

Afghanistan: Asghar Stanikzai (Captain), Noor Ali Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Sadiq, Shafiqullah, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Hamid Hassan

Australia: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (Vicecaptain), Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Nevill, Andrew Tye, Shane Watson, Adam Zampa

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan (Vicecaptain), Abu Hider, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed, Imrul Kayes, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Muktar Ali, Shuvagata Hom

England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, James Vince, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Steven Finn, Reece Topley, Sam Billings, Liam Dawson

Hong Kong: Tanwir Afzal (Captain), Aizaz Khan, Anshy Rath, Jamie Atkinson, Babar Hayat, Ryan Campbell, Christopher Carter, Mark Chapman, Haseeb Amjad, Nadeem Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Waqas Khan

India: MS Dhoni (Captain), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi, Ashish Nehra, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh

Ireland: William Porterfield (Captain), Andy Balbirnie, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O'Brien, Niall O'Brien, Andrew Poynter, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young

Netherlands: Wesley Barresi (Captain), Ahsan Malik, Peter Borren, Mudassar Bukhari, Ben Cooper, Vivian Kingma, Stephan Myburgh, Max O'Dowd, Michael Rippon, Pieter Seelaar, Sikander Zulfiqar, Logan van Beek, Timm van der Gugten, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (Captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor

Oman: Sultan Ahmed (c/wk), Aamir Kaleem, Amir Ali, Munis Ansari, Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Ajay Lalcheta, Mehran Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Rajeshkumar Ranpura, Sufyan Mehmood, Vaibhav Wategaonkar, Yousuf Mahmood, Arun Poulose, Zeeshan Ahmad, Zeeshan Maqsood

Pakistan: Shahid Afridi (Captain), Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babr Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Rais

Scotland: Preston Mommsen (Captain), Kyle Coetzer (Vicecaptain), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Josh Davey, Con de Lange, Alasdair Evans, Michael Leask, Matt Machan, Calum MacLeod, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Rob Taylor, Mark Watt

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (Captain), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, David Wiese

Sri Lanka:  Lasith Malinga (Captain), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, T M Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay

West Indies: Darren Sammy (Captain), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor (one more to be named)

Zimbabwe: Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza, Tinashe Panyangara, Hamilton Masakadza (Captain), Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Sikandar Raza Butt, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Luke Jongwe, Tendai Chisoro, Neville Madziva, Malcolm Waller, Vusumuzi Sibanda, Graeme Cremer

Team News

India's 15-man squad announced for T20 World Cup

Dhoni to lead, Shami back in the squad

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil, announced the 15-man Indian squad for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 to be held in India from March 8 to April 3. The same team will also play in Asia Cup T20, which will be hosted by Bangladesh from February 24 to March 6.

Under Dhoni's leadership, India won the inaugural World T20 in South Africa in 2007. In the last tournament in 2014, they lost to Sri Lanka in the final. Dhoni has so far led in 28 World T20 matches winning 18 (Lost 9, 1 No Result).

India Asia Cup Squad: MS Dhoni (Captain and Wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Shami.

Sri Lanka announces team for T20 World Cup

Lasith Malinga to lead; Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara return

Lasith Malinga, who is on a break from international cricket due to injury, was named the skipper of the T20I side for both the tournaments. Sri Lanka won their first Twenty20 title in 2014 when they defeated India by six wickets in the final under Malinga's captaincy.

Sri Lanka Asia Cup Squad: Lasith Malinga (Captain), Angelo Mathews (Vice-captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay

Pakistan Team for T20 World Cup announced

Shahid Afridi will captain the Pakistan side

Four uncapped players has been included in the squad like Khurram Manzoorand Babar Azam, Rumman Raees, and Mohammad Nawaz. Shahid Afridi will captain the side. The middle order depend heavily on the likes of Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik and Shahid Afridi while Ahmad Shehzad and Muhammad Hafeez are expected to open the innings.

Pakistan Asia Cup Squad: Shahid Afridi (Captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (Vice-Captain/Wicketkeeper), Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Rais.

Asia Cup and other T20 series ahead of WT20

Defending ICC World Twenty20 champion, Sri Lanka, is in the final phase of its New Zealand tour and will head home for a break after which it will travel to India, for a three-match T20I series in February. Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and one ICC Associate Member, who will be determined through a qualifier, will clash in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh ahead of the ICC World T20. The qualifier for the Asia Cup, also in Bangladesh, will feature Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Oman and United Arab Emirates.

India clinched the top T20 rankings after whitewashing Australia in Australia, completing a well-deserved 3-0 victory in Sydney.

The West Indies, the champions of the 2012 edition and No. 2 in the ICC T20I rankings, does not have any international fixtures ahead of the event in India scheduled.

Reported earlier: 16 teams to participate

The International Cricket Council Board, which had earlier awarded India the World Twenty20 championship in 2016, finalized the dates on Wednesday, the 28th. India will host the sixth edition of the ICC World T20 tournament from March 11 to April 3. Ireland and Scotland will host the qualifiers between July 6-26 in 2015.

For the second time, the tournament will feature 16 teams. All ten full members will qualify automatically, and will be joined by the six Associate Members to qualify through the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier. The top eight teams in the ICC T20I Championship rankings automatically progress to the Super 10 stage, unless one of the top eight is an associate in which case the next ranked full member will progress in their place. The remaining eight teams compete in the group stage, from which two teams advance to the Super 10 stage.

ICC World Twenty20 Future

ICC World Twenty20 2018

WT20 2018

T20 cricket The host country and the dates for the 2018 ICC Men's World Twenty20 is to be announced by the ICC. The West Indies will host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Twenty20 in 2018 and the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2022.
Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.