ICC World T20 2016 Schedule, Teams, Players, Points Table

ICC World T20 2016 or ICC T20 World Cup 2016 is knocking at the door for all the cricket fans around the world. This is the sixth season of this tournament. India will host the tournament for the first time this year. The tournament will be started on 8th March and it will end on 3rd April with the Final match at the Eden Garden Cricket Stadium, Kolkata, India. Sri Lanka is the current champion of this international tournament.

There will be 16 teams this season representing 16 cricket playing nations, comprising of 10 full member countries and 6 associate member countries of ICC. You will get all the latest and useful information about this tournament exclusively in sujonhera.com. So, bookmark this page and regularly visit for any new updates.

ICC World T20 2016 Schedule, Teams, Players, Points Table

ICC WORLD T20 HISTORY:

The history of ICC World T20 is not so long. The maiden T20 World Cup was played in 2007. Since then, there have been 5 seasons of this tournament so far. Those were held in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. The first World Cup T20 was held just after a year of the invention of this shortest version cricket match. As this format is usually very interesting and people like to see big hitting as well as the results quickly, ICC decided to continue this tournament after each 2 years. So, the ICC World T20 2016 is going to be the next biggest attraction for the cricket lovers. Here is a summary of the previous seasons:

YEARHOSTCHAMPIONRUNNER-UP
2007South AfricaIndiaPakistan
2009EnglandPakistanSri Lanka
2010West IndiesEnglandAustralia
2012Sri LankaWest IndiesSri Lanka
2014BangladeshSri LankaIndia
2016India

ICC WORLD T20 2016 TEAMS:

1. Australia
2. Bangladesh
3. England
4. India
5. New Zealand
6. Pakistan
7. South Africa
8. Sri Lanka
9. West Indies
10. Zimbabwe
11. Afghanistan
12. Hong Kong
13. Ireland
14. Netherlands
15. Oman
16. Scotland

ICC WORLD T20 2016 VENUES:

1. Eden Gardens, Kolkata | Capacity: 66,349 | Matches: 4
2. Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore | Capacity: 40,000 | Matches: 3
3. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai | Capacity: 32,000 | Matches: 4
4. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala | Capacity: 23,000 | Matches 8
5. Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi | Capacity: 40,715 | Matches: 4
6. Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali | Capacity: 26,950 | Matches: 3
7. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur | Capacity: 45,000 | Matches: 9

EDEN GARDENS STADIUM, KOLKATA, INDIA

EDEN GARDENS STADIUM, KOLKATA, INDIA

ICC WORLD T20 2016 FIXTURE:

For the second time in the history of this tournament, 16 teams are participating. For a better schedule, there will be some stages in the tournament. The first one was the ICC T20 Qualifier held in 2015 for the upcoming ICC World T20 2016. 16 associate member teams participated in that pre-tournament. Those were Afghanistan, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea Scotland, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. Among these teams, 6 teams mentioned above (from 11 to 16) qualified for the main tournament.

The next stage is the Group Stage where Bangladesh and Zimbabwe (the 9th and 10th teams according to the ICC Rankings) will play those 6 teams. Two winners from these 8 teams will join the 8 top ranked teams in the Super 10 stage.

There are two groups named as Group A (Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland and Oman) and Group B (Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Scotland and Hong Kong). Each of these teams will play 3 matches in the group stage, one each with the other three teams in their respective group. The 2 group champions will join the Super 10 stage where there are also 2 groups named as Group 1 (Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, England and Group B Winner) and Group 2 (India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and Group A Winner).

Each of these 10 teams will play 4 matches in the group stage, one each with the other four teams in their respective group. The top 2 teams from group A and the top 2 teams from group B with the highest points will head for the Semi-finals. The winners of the Semi-finals will play the Final match.

So, here is the Fixture:

Note that, all the timings given here are in Bangladesh Standard Time (BST). If you are staying in a different country, here is the calculation of timings for you:

BST – 00:30 = IST (Indian Standard Time)
BST – 6:00 = GMT (Greenwich Mean Time/United Kingdom Time)

WARM-UP MATCHES:

March 3 | 8:00 PM BST | Ireland vs Hong Kong | Dharmasala
Result: Ireland won by 10 wickets
Player of the match: William Porterfield (IRE)

March 4 | 8:00 PM BST | Scotland vs Oman | Mohali
Result: Oman won by 14 runs
Player of the match: Zeeshan Maqsood (OMAN)

March 4 | 3:30 PM BST | Netherlands vs Afghanistan | Mohali
Result: Afghanistan won by 16 runs
Player of the match: Samiullah Shenwari (AFG)

March 5 | 3:30 PM BST | Ireland vs Zimbabwe | Dharamsala
Result: Zimbabwe won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Hamilton Masakadza (ZIM)

March 10 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs West Indies | Kolkata
Result: India won by 45 runs
Player of the match: Rohit Sharma (IND)

March 10 | 8:00 PM BST | New Zealand vs Sri Lanka | Mumbai
Result: New Zealand won by 74 runs
Player of the match: Corey Anderson (NZL)

March 12 | 3:30 PM BST | New Zealand vs England | Mumbai
Result: New Zealand won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Jason Roy (NZL)

March 12 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs South Africa | Mumbai
Result: South Africa won by 4 runs
Player of the match: Jean Paul Duminy (SA)

March 13 | 8:00 PM BST | Australia vs West Indies | Kolkata
Result: West Indies won by 3 wickets
Player of the match: Darren Sammy (WI)

March 14 | 3:30 PM BST | England vs Mumbai Cricket Association | Mumbai
Result: England won by 14 runs
Player of the match: Joe Root (ENG)

March 14 | 3:30 PM BST | Pakistan vs Sri Lanka | Kolkata
Result: Pakistan won by 15 runs
Player of the match: Mohammad Hafeez (PAK)

March 15 | 3:30 PM BST | South Africa vs Mumbai Cricket Association | Mumbai
Result: South Africa won by 8 wickets
Player of the match: Faf du Plesis (SA)

GROUP STAGE FIXTURE:

2 Venues will be used for 12 matches in the group stage. Those are:
1. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
2. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

1. March 8 | 3:00 PM BST | Hong Kong vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
Result: Zimbabwe won by 14 runs
Player of the match: Vusi Sibanda (ZIM)

2. March 8 | 7:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Scotland | Nagpur
Result: Afghanistan won by 14 runs
Player of the match: Mohammad Shahzad (AFG)

3. March 9 | 3:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Netherlands | Dharmasala
Result: Bangladesh won by 8 runs
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (BAN)

4. March 9 | 7:00 PM BST | Ireland vs Oman | Dharamsala
Result: Oman won by 2 wickets
Player of the match: Amir Ali (OMAN)

5. March 10 | 3:00 PM BST | Scotland vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
Result: Zimbabwe won by 11 runs
Player of the match: Wellington Masakadza (ZIM)

6. March 10 | 7:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Hong Kong | Nagpur
Result: Afghanistan won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Mohammad Nabi (AFG)

7. March 11 | 3:00 PM BST | Oman vs Netherlands | Dharamsala
No Result (Points were distributed equally)

8. March 11 | 7:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Ireland | Dharamsala
No Result (Points were distributed equally)

9. March 12 | 3:00 PM BST | Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe | Nagpur
Result: Afghanistan won by 59 runs
Player of the match: Mohammad Nabi (AFG)

10. March 12 | 7:00 PM BST | Hong Kong vs Scotland | Nagpur
Result: Scotland won by 8 wickets (D/L method)
Player of the match: Matt Machan (SCT)

11. March 13 | 3:00 PM BST | Ireland vs Netherlands | Dharamsala
Result: Netherlands won by 12 runs
Player of the match: Paul Van Meekeren (NETH)

12. March 13 | 7:00 PM BST | Bangladesh vs Oman | Dharamsala
Result: Bangladesh won by 54 runs (D/L method)
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (BAN)

SUPER 10 FIXTURE:

13. March 15 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs New Zealand | Nagpur
Result: New Zealand won by 47 runs
Player of the match: Mitchell Santner (NZ)

15. March 16 | 3:30 PM BST | Pakistan vs Bangladesh | Kolkata
Result: Pakistan won by 55 runs
Player of the match: Shahid Afridi (PAK)

14. March 16 | 8:00 PM BST | England vs West Indies | Mumbai
Result: West Indies won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Chris Gayle (WI)

16. March 17 | 8:00 PM BST | Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan | Kolkata
Result: Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)

17. March 18 | 3:30 PM BST | Australia vs New Zealand | Dharamsala
Result: New Zealand won by 8 runs
Player of the match: Mitchell McClenaghan (NZ)

18. March 18 | 8:00 PM BST | England vs South Africa | Mumbai
Result: England won by 2 wickets
Player of the match: Joe Root (ENG)

19. March 19 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs Pakistan | Dharamsala
Result: India won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (IND)

20. March 20 | 3:30 PM BST | South Africa vs Afghanistan | Mumbai
Result: South Africa won by 37 runs
Player of the match: Chris Morris (SA)

21. March 20 | 8:00 PM BST | Sri Lanka vs West Indies | Bangalore
Result: West Indies won by 7 wickets
Player of the match: Andre Fletcher (WI)

22. March 21 | 8:00 PM BST | Australia vs Bangladesh | Bangalore
Result: Australia won by 3 wickets
Player of the match: Adam Zampa (AUS)

23. March 22 | 8:00 PM BST | New Zealand vs Pakistan | Chandigarh
Result: New Zealand won by 22 runs
Player of the match: Martin Guptill (NZ)

24. March 23 | 3:30 PM BST | England vs Afghanistan | Delhi
Result: England won by 15 runs
Player of the match: Moeen Ali (ENG)

25. March 23 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs Bangladesh | Bangalore
Result: India won by 1 run
Player of the match: Ravichandran Ashwin (IND)

26. March 25 | 3:30 PM BST | Australia vs Pakistan | Chandigarh
Result: Australia won by 21 runs
Player of the match: James Faulkner (AUS)

27. March 25 | 8:00 PM BST | South Africa vs West Indies | Nagpur
Result: West Indies won by 3 runs
Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (WI)

28. March 26 | 3:30 PM BST | New Zealand vs Bangladesh | Kolkata
Result: New Zealand won by 75 runs
Player of the match: Kane Williamson (NZ)

29. March 26 | 8:00 PM BST | England vs Sri Lanka | Delhi
Result: England won by 10 runs
Player of the match: Joss Buttler (ENG)

30. March 27 | 3:30 PM BST | West Indies vs Afghanistan | Nagpur
Result: Afghanistan won by 6 runs
Player of the match: Najibullah Zadran (AFG)

31. March 27 | 8:00 PM BST | India vs Australia | Chandigarh
Result: India won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (IND)

32. March 28 | 8:00 PM BST | South Africa vs Sri Lanka | Delhi
Result: South Africa won by 8 wickets
Player of the match: Aaron Phangiso (SA)

KNOCKOUT FIXTURE:

SF1 | March 30 | 7:30 PM BST | New Zealand vs England | Delhi
Result: England won by 7 wickets
Player of the match: Jason Roy (ENG)

SF2 | March 31 | 7:30 PM BST | West Indies vs India | Mumbai
Result: West Indies won by 7 wickets
Player of the match: Lendl Simmons (WI)

Final | April 3 | 7:30 PM BST | England vs West Indies | Kolkata
Result: West Indies won by 3 wickets
Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (WI)

ICC WORLD T20 2016 POINTS TABLE:

GROUP 1

TEAMSMATCHWONLOSTTIEDNRRPTS
West Indies4310+0.3596
England4310+0.1456
South Africa4220+0.6514
Sri Lanka4130-0.4612
Afghanistan4130-0.7152

GROUP 2

TEAMSMATCHWONLOSTTIEDNRRPTS
New Zealand4400+1.9008
India4310-0.3056
Australia4220+0.2334
Pakistan4130-0.0932
Bangladesh4040-1.8050

GROUP A

TEAMSMATCHWONLOSTTIEDNRRPTS
Bangladesh3201+1.9385
Oman3111+0.1543
Netherlands3111+0.1543
Ireland3021-0.6851

GROUP B

TEAMSMATCHWONLOSTTIEDNRRPTS
Afghanistan3300+1.5406
Zimbabwe3210-0.5674
Scotland3120-0.1322
Hong Kong3030-1.0170

ICC WORLD CUP T20 2016 MOST RUNS:

1. Tamim Iqbal (BAN) = 295
2. Virat Kohli (IND) = 273
3. Mohammad Shahzad (AFG) = 222
4. Joe Root (ENG) = 195
5. Jason Roy (ENG) = 183
6. Jos Buttler (ENG) = 155
7. Quinton de Kock (SA) = 153
8. Sabbir Rahman (BAN) = 147
9. Usman Khawaja (AUS) = 143
10. Asghar Stanikzai (AFG) = 141

ICC WORLD CUP T20 2016 MOST WICKETS:

1. Mohammad Nabi (AFG) = 12
2. Rashid Khan (AFG) = 11
3. Mitchell Santner (NZ) = 10
4. Ish Sodhi (NZ) = 10
5. Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) = 10
6. Mustafizur Rahman (BAN) = 9
7. James Faulkner (AUS) = 8
8. Al-Amin Hossain (BAN) = 8
9. Andre Russell (WI) = 8
10. Kyle Abbott (SA) = 7

ICC WORLD T20 2016 SQUADS:

AUSTRALIA SQUAD: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (Vice-Captain), Peter Nevill (Wicket Keeper), Aaron Finch, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Shane Watson, Usman Khawaja = 15 Players

BANGLADESH SQUAD: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan (Vice-Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Mohammad Mithun (Wicket Keeper), Nurul Hasan (Wicket Keeper), Abu Hider, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed = 15 Players

HONG KONG SQUAD: Tanwir Afzal (Captain), Mark Chapman (Vice-Captain), Christopher Carter (Wicket Keeper), Jamie Atkinson (Wicket Keeper), Anshuman Rath (Wicket Keeper), Aizaz Khan, Babar Hayat, Haseeb Amjad, Kinchit Shah, Nadeem Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Ryan Campbell, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Waqas Khan = 15 Players

INDIA SQUAD: MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Ajinkya Rahane, Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh = 15 Players

IRELAND SQUAD: William Porterfield (Captain), Gary Wilson (Wicket Keeper), Niall O’Brien (Wicket Keeper), Stuart Poynter (Wicket Keeper), Andrew Poynter, Andy Balbirnie, Andy McBrine, Boyd Rankin, Craig Young, George Dockrell, Kevin O’Brien, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Tim Murtagh = 15 Players

NETHERLANDS SQUAD: Peter Borren (Captain), Wesley Barresi (Wicket Keeper), Ahsan Malik, Ben Cooper, Logan van Beek, Max O’Dowd, Michael Rippon, Mudassar Bukhari, Paul van Meekeren, Pieter Seelaar, Roelof van der Merwe, Sikander Zulfiqar, Stephan Myburgh, Timm van der Gugten, Vivian Kingma = 15 Players

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD: Kane Williamson (Captain), Henry Nicholls (Wicket Keeper), Luke Ronchi (Wicket Keeper), Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott, Ish Sodhi, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Santner, Nathan McCullum, Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Trent Boult = 15 Players

SCOTLAND SQUAD: Preston Mommsen (Captain), Kyle Coetzer (Vice-Captain), Matthew Cross (Wicket Keeper), Alasdair Evans, Calum MacLeod, Con de Lange, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Matt Machan, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Robert Taylor, Safyaan Sharif = 15 Players

WEST INDIES: Darren Sammy (Captain), Andre Fletcher (Wicket Keeper), Denesh Ramdin (Wicket Keeper), Andre Russell, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Sunil Narine = 15 Players

ICC WORLD T20 2016 COACHES:

Afghanistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
Australia: Darren Lehmann (Australia)
Bangladesh: Chandika Hathurusingha (Sri Lanka)
England: Trevor Bayliss (Australia)
Hong Kong: Simon Cook (England)
India: Ravi Shastri (India)
Ireland: John Bracewell (New Zealand)
Netherlands: Anton Roux (South Africa)
New Zealand: Mike Hesson (New Zealand)
Oman: Duleep Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Pakistan: Waqar Younis (Pakistan)
Scotland: Grant Bradburn (New Zealand)
South Africa: Russell Domingo (South Africa)
Sri Lanka: Graham Ford (South Africa)
West Indies: Phil Simmons (West Indies)

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  1. I know Bangladesh will win all the matches.

  2. When will Bangladesh team play match?

    1. On 9th March. Details are given in the fixture in the above post.

  3. Useful post for ICC World T20 2016. Any visitor knows most information for Schedule, Teams, Players, Points Table. Thanks for sharing.

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