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India to host Twenty20 World Cup 2016

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman, Narayanaswami Srinivasan has announced that, India will be hosting the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in 2016 (11th March to 3rd April). Ireland and Scotland will host the qualifiers between July 6 to July 26′ 2015. The other announcements include,

  • England – 2019 World Cup, 2017 Champions Trophy and 2017 Women’s World Cup.
  • Bangladesh – 2016 Under-19 World Cup and 2019 World Cup qualifiers
  • New Zealand – 2018 Under-19 World Cup
  • West Indies – 2018 Women’s World Twenty20

The ICC in partnership with Reliance Communications launched the official World Cup 2015 app.

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