T20 World Cup 2024 likely to be played from June 4 to June 30 in West Indies and USA

T20 World Cup 2024 likely to be played from June 4 to June 30 in West Indies and USA
T20 World Cup 2024 likely to be played from June 4 to June 30 in West Indies and USA

T20 World Cup 2024 likely to be played from June 4 to June 30 in West Indies and USA

The 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place between June 4 and June 30. And it will be jointly hosted by the West Indies and the USA, according to ESPNcricinfo‘s report.

Recently, an ICC delegation visited five potential locations in the USA that are being considered to host this international cricket event for the first time. These locations include Morrisville, Dallas, and New York for tournament matches and warm-up games, as well as Lauderhill in Florida. It’s worth noting that while Morrisville and Dallas are currently hosting the inaugural edition of Major League Cricket in the USA. They have not yet obtained the required international venue status as per ICC regulations. A final decision on the venues will be made by the ICC. In collaboration with Cricket West Indies (CWI) and USA Cricket (USAC) in the coming months.

Last week, Ireland, Scotland, and Papua New Guinea secured their places in the 20-team T20 World Cup through the ICC’s regional qualifiers system. Papua New Guinea emerged victorious in the East Asia-Pacific Region Qualifier. While Ireland and Scotland were the top two finishers in the Europe Region Qualifier. In the upcoming months, the qualifiers from the Americas (one spot), Africa (two spots), and Asia (two spots) regions will be determined.

T20 World Cup 2024 likely to be played from June 4 to June 30 in West Indies and USA

Prior to the regional qualifiers, twelve teams had already qualified for the competition. This list includes the hosts West Indies and the United States. As well as the top eight teams from the 2022 T20 World Cup – Australia, England, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and Sri Lanka. Afghanistan and Bangladesh secured their spots based on their positions in the T20I rankings.

The 2024 T20 World Cup will feature a different format compared to previous editions. The first round will consist of 20 teams divided into four groups of five each. With the top two teams from each group advancing to the Super 8s. The Super 8 teams will then be divided into two groups of four each. With the top two from each group proceeding to the semi-finals.

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