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India To Host T20 World Cup In 2016, England Will Host 2019 ODI World Cup

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NOIDA, INDIA - JANUARY 10: ICC Cricket World Cup trophy was showcased and Signature campaign was hosted at a mall, on January 10, 2015 in Noida, India. The glittering trophy was placed for cricket lovers for the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup tournament beginning from February 14, 2015 till March 29, 2015. The World Cup 2015 trophy was unveiled here, amid cheers and celebrations that continued on its tour to several cities in the country. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Dubai: India has been confirmed as host for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held from March 11 to April 3, the ICC announced after ratifying its decision in the Board meeting here today.

Holding its first meeting of the year at the ICC headquarters, which was chaired by N Srinivasan and presided by Mustafa Kamal in the presence of all the full-member and associate representatives, the board took some major decisions issued quite a few directives to the cricket world.

The apex cricket body approved the dates for its main events through to 2019, following its Board meeting yesterday. Though the tournaments were awarded to the countries in 2013, the dates were approved during this two-day meeting.

The board also approved the dates for the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which will be held between June 1-19.

England will also host the 50-over World Cup in 2019 from May 30 to June 15.

The 2017 Women's World Cup will be held in England between Aug 4-27, the 2018 Women's World Twenty20 will be organised in the West Indies between Nov 2-25.

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