ICC T20 World cup is the sixth world cup being organized in India. Sixteen teams are going to fight for the world cup trophy. This is the first time India got an opportunity to host an ICC World cup without any collaboration. A total of 35 matches will be played in 20 days, out of which the first match will be played in Nagpur and the final match in Eden gardens, Kolkata. The cash price that the winning team is going to get is $5.6million, which is 86% more than that was offered in the year 2014. This 20 overs match is quite interesting and engaging to the audience where every minute is going to be filled with thrill and excitement. Though, this tournament is similar to the traditional cricket matches, but differ slightly in terms of rules. The world cup is going to start on March 8th and the final match is on April 3rd, 2016. People are eagerly waiting for this match. Most of them have blocked their calendar to view these t20 world cup 2016 matches.
India has registered its triumphant victory in the world cup 2007. Moreover, this year, the world cup matches are played by men and women separately. The tournaments will be played in the famous cities of India, i.e. Nagpur, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. This is the second time in the T20 world cup that sixteen teams are playing out of which, 10 teams will be qualified directly to the world cup and the six teams would be qualified based on the 2015 ICC world cup qualifier list. The t20 world cup 2016 format of the matches would be that in the preliminary stage the six qualified teams and the two teams that were ranked less would be divided into two groups, where each group has four teams. The groups that wins the matches will join the top eight teams in the super 10 competition.
These super 10 teams will be divided into two icc t20 world cup 2016 groups, where each group has five teams. Each team will be playing four matches against the other group where the top two teams from each group that scores high will be put in semi-finals. Though, all the teams have equal chances to lift the trophy, but the cricket fanatics and experts are predicting that India has more chances to win this year’s world cup. However, people are crossing their fingers are waiting to watch the game of their favorite teams and players. Few of the TV channels that got the live world cup broadcasting rights are Fox sports, Star sports India, ESPN star, sky sports, Willow TV, super sports, and OSN sports.
There is another visual difference between this cricket 2020 world cup tournament and traditional cricket is that, the players will be sitting outside on the benches arranged.