New Delhi, July 29 – The 2024 Males’s T20 World Cup is about to be performed from June 4 to 30 subsequent 12 months within the Caribbean and the USA, throughout 10 venues.
In line with an ESPNcricinfo report, an ICC group this week inspected some shortlisted venues within the USA, which will likely be internet hosting a world world cricket occasion for the primary time.
The venues embrace Lauderhill in Florida, which has hosted worldwide matches already (and is about to host West Indies vs India within the coming fortnight), Morrisville, Dallas and New York, for match matches and warm-ups.
Morrisville and Dallas are at present internet hosting the inaugural version of Main League Cricket within the USA. Then again, the grounds in Dallas (Grand Prairie Stadium), Morrisville (Church Avenue Park) and New York (Van Cortlandt Park within the Bronx) are but to get worldwide venue standing, which is obligatory as per ICC guidelines.
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The report added that the ultimate determination on the venues will likely be taken by the ICC along with Cricket West Indies (CWI) and USA Cricket (USAC) within the subsequent few months.
Earlier this week, Eire, Scotland and Papua New Guinea certified for the 20-team T20 World Cup by way of the regional qualifiers pathway put in place by the ICC. PNG topped the East Asia-Pacific Qualifier whereas Eire and Scotland completed within the high two positions within the Europe Area Qualifier.
In the meantime, Qualifiers from the Americas (for one spot), Africa (two spots) and Asia (two spots) areas will likely be decided within the coming months.
Twelve groups had already certified for the match earlier than the regional qualifiers, together with hosts West Indies and USA, and the highest eight groups on the 2022 T20 World Cup — Australia, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Afghanistan and Bangladesh certified by advantage of their spots within the T20I rankings, finishing the 20-team roster.
So far as the format for the 2024 World Cup, it is going to be totally different to the final two editions (2020-21 within the UAE and 2022 in Australia), the place the primary spherical was adopted by Tremendous 12s.
Subsequent 12 months, the 20 groups will likely be divided into 4 teams of 5 every for the primary spherical, with the highest two groups from every group qualifying for the Tremendous 8s. The Tremendous 8 groups will likely be break up into two teams of 4 every, with the highest two in every group reaching the semi-finals.