BLOCK YOUR DATES FOR T20 WORLD CUP NEXT YEAR
Hosts India will play Pakistan on March 19 next year at Dharamsala in the World Twenty20 group stages. The 27-day showpiece tournament, which will feature 16 teams, will be played across eight venues between March 8 and April 3
QUALIFYING STAGE: Eight teams will be split into two groups. Bangladesh, Netherlands, Ireland, Oman are in Group A, while Group B comprises Zimbabwe, Scotland, Afghanistan and Hong Kong
SUPER 10: The top side each from Group A and Group B will progress to Super 10 stage, where they will play alongside the eight top ranked T20 teams in Group 1 and Group 2
TOP TEAMS BATTLE FOR GLORY
GROUP 1: Sri Lanka, South Africa, England, West Indies and winner (Group B)
GROUP 2: India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and winner (Group A)
SEMI-FINALS: The top two teams each from Group 1 and Group 2 will play progress to the semi-finals. The first semi-final will be played in Delhi on March 30 and the second semi-final in Mumbai on March 31
FINAL: The final will be played in Kolkata on April 3.
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Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane with the World T20 trophy on Friday.