International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the schedule of all ICC events till 2019 after the first board meeting of the governing body took place in Dubai on Thursday.


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The dates of much anticipated ICC World T20 2016 has been announced and the tournament will be played from March 11 to April 03 in India but venues are yet to be decided.

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The founder of cricket and one of the Big Three, England will host three ICC events till 2019 including ICC Champions Trophy in 2017, ICC Women’s World Cup in 2017 and ICC World Cup in 2019. England will host 50-overs cricket world cup after the gap of 20 years as last time the country did it in 1999 which was won by Australia defeating Pakistan in the final.

Event Hosts Dates
ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 Ireland/Scotland 06-26 July 2015
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 Bangladesh 22 January-14 February 2016
ICC World Twenty20 2016 India 11 March-3 April 2016
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 England 01 June-19 June 2017
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 England 04 August-27 August 2017
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 New Zealand 12 January-4 February 2018
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Bangladesh 01 March-4 April 2018
ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 West Indies 02 November-25 November 2018
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England 30 May-15 July 2019

Bangladesh has been given the rights of two ICC events ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 and ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 and ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 are scheduled to take place in New Zealand and West Indies respectively.

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Ireland and Scotland, the associate members of ICC, had already hosted ICC T20 Qualifiers in July2015.

The governing board of ICC also reached on few important decisions and suggested some directives for World cricket during this meeting that was chaired by ICC Chairman N. Srinivasan and presided by Mustafa Kamal while all full-members and associate members were present there.