T20 World Cup 2016 schedule: India to meet West Indies in first warm-up match

Dubai (ICC): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced the match timings and warm-up schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which be staged at eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3.

The men’s afternoon matches will take place from 3PM-6PM, while the evening matches will be played from 7.30 PM-10.40 PM. The semi-finals and the final will be held from 7 PM - 10.10 PM.

The women’s afternoon matches will be played from 3.30 PM - 6.15 PM, while the evening matches will take place from 7.30 PM-10.15 PM. The semi-finals and the finals, which will be played before the men’s matches, will be played between 2.30 PM-5.15 PM.

Meanwhile, the ICC has also announced the schedule of the warm-up matches.

Teams taking part in the first round will play their warm-up matches in Dharamsala and Mohali from 3-6 March, while sides featuring in the second round will play warm-up matches in Kolkata and Mumbai from 10-15 March.

The women’s warm-up matches will take place in Bengaluru and Chennai from 10-14 March.

Warm-up match schedule (men’s)

3 Mar – Zimbabwe v local side, HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala (15h00); Ireland v Hong Kong*, HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala (19h30)

4 Mar – Netherlands v local side, Sector-16, Mohali (15h00); Scotland v Oman*, IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali (19h30)

5 Mar – Ireland v Zimbabwe, HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala (15h00); Bangladesh v Hong Kong*, HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala (19h30)

6 Mar – Scotland v Netherlands, Sector-16, Mohali (15h00); Oman v Afghanistan*, IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali (19h30)

10 Mar – New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (19h30); India v West Indies, Eden Gardens, Kolkata (19h30)

12 Mar – New Zealand v England, BKC, Mumbai (15h00); Pakistan v local side, JU, Kolkata (15h00); India v South Africa, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (19h30)

13 Mar – Australia v West Indies, Eden Gardens, Kolkata (19h30)

14 Mar – England v local side, BKC, Mumbai (15h00); Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Eden Gardens, Kolkata (15h00)

15 Mar – South Africa v local side, BKC, Mumbai (15h00)

*If Afghanistan, Hong Kong or Oman reach the second round of the Asia Cup, then their warm-up matches will be rescheduled accordingly.

Warm-up match schedule (women’s)

10 Mar – India v Ireland, M. Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru (15h00); Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, M. Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru (19h30); New Zealand v Pakistan, MA Chidambaram, Chennai (19h30)

12 Mar – Bangladesh v Ireland, M. Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru (15h00-18h15); Sri Lanka v India, M. Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru (19h30); New Zealand v England, Guru Nanak, Chennai (15h00); Pakistan v South Africa, MA Chidambaram, Chennai (19h30)

14 Mar – West Indies v Australia, Guru Nanak, Chennai (15h00); South Africa v England, MA Chidambaram, Chennai (19h30)

 

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