Author : RAN
The ICC released the schedule for next year’s T20 World Cup which will be held in Bangladesh between March and April, 2014.
The tournament will start on March 16, 2014 and conclude on April 6, 2014.
It will see 16 teams playing a total of 35 matches. The tournament will have two stages. The first round will have Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and six other qualifiers (yet to be decided). The second stage will be a Super 10 stage after two teams have qualified from Round 1.
Group 1 has Sri Lanka, South Africa, England, New Zealand and the first qualifier.
Group 2 has India, Pakistan, Australia, West Indies and the second qualifier.
Each team will play the other four teams in their respective group once and the top two teams from each group qualify for the semi-finals.
India and Pakistan will kick things off in the Super 10 stage on March 13 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
The semi-finals (April 3rd and 4th) and final (April 6th) will also be held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.