Saturday, June 29, 2013

India Hosts Twenty Twenty World Cup 2016, World Test Championship 2012 and World Cup 2023

The ICC (International Cricket Council )Annual Conference 2013 concluded in London on Saturday with the ICC and IDI Board meetings. Some of the key decisions taken included:

ICC global events from 2015-2023

The IDI Board confirmed that the ICC World Test Championship will be staged in 2017 and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will host the inaugural event in June/July 2017, while the second edition will be held in India in February/March 2021.

In addition to this, between 2015 and 2023, the ICC will stage 18 events, including two ICC Cricket World Cups, two ICC World Test Championships, two ICC World Twenty20 events, three ICC Women’s World Cups, three ICC U19 Cricket World Cups, two ICC Women’s World Twenty20 and four qualifying tournaments.

Subject to finalising relevant agreements with Members, the ICC major global events for the period 2016-2023 are:

ICC World Twenty20 2016 – BCCI
ICC World Test Championship 2017 – ECB
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – ECB
ICC World Twenty20 2020 – Cricket Australia
ICC World Test Championship 2021 – BCCI
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 – BCCI

The ICC qualifying events for the period 2015-2023 are:

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 – Cricket Ireland/Cricket Scotland
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 – BCB
ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2019 – Tender
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2022 – Zimbabwe Cricket

Other ICC events for the period 2016-2023 are:

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 – BCB
ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 – ECB
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 – NZC
ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 – WICB
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 – CSA
ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 – NZC
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022 – WICB
ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2022 – CSA

Source : www.icc-cricket.com