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.
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.
|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.
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.