Venues for 2016 World T20 announced. Kolkata to host the Finals

Vicky / 21 July 2015

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the venues for the 2016 ICC World T20, that is scheduled to take place in India from the 11th March to 3rd April 2016.

BCCI secertry Mr. Anurag Thakur said that Bengaluru, Chennai, Dharamshala, Mohali, Mumbai, Kolkata, Nagpur and New Delhi. Eden Gardens in Kolkata is scheduled to host the final of the event on April 3.

These mentioned venues will host the matches subject to fulfilling the prescribed requirements of the ICC and BCCI while adhering to the statutory obligations that are mandatory for hosting an International match. 

Mr. Thakur said BCCI is extremely proud to host this prestigious event. All the venues identified have hosted many prestigious matches. With this announcement, we have begun our preparations in right earnest. We want this World Twenty20 to be a memorable experience for our participants and fans. I am confident that all the venues nominated will deliver a world class event.

The BCCI has constituted a Managing Committee for the ICC World Twenty20 comprising of the following members:

Mr. Jagmohan Dalmiya would be the chairman of this committee.
Mr. Anurag Thakur, convenor and Hon. Secretary, BCCI.
Mr. Amitabh Choudhary, Hon. Joint Secretary, BCCI.
Mr. Anirudh Chaudhry, Hon. Treasurer, BCCI.
Mr. G. Ganga Raju, Vice President, BCCI.
Mr. Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL.
Mr. Ashish Shelar, Vice President, Mumbai Cricket Association.
Mr. Ashirbad Behera, Hon. Secretary, Orissa Cricket Association.

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