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London: Jun 29, 2013
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is scheduled to host the ICC World Twenty20 2016 and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, along with the second edition of the ICC World Test Championship in 2021.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) released its tentative itinerary for the period 2015 to 2023 in its annual conference held in London on Saturday, where it also announced the inaugural World Test Championship in 2017 to be staged in England and Wales.
Among some key decisions taken, the ICC on its official website confirmed in a media release that it will stage 18 events within this period, 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.
Major ICC global events between 2016 to 2023, subject to finalising relevant agreements with member nations, are as follows:
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 also announced qualifying events for the period 2015-2023:
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:
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
India hosted the last edition of the 50-over World Cup in 2011 where they were crowned champions.
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