WORLD CUP T-20 BONANZA FOR NAGPURIANS

Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA), Nagpur stadium is geared to host the ICC T-20 World cup matches scheduled to start from 8th March, 2016. The initial round will feature Minnows, Scotland, Zimbabwe, Hongkong and Afghanistan, who will compete among themselves to secure a berth in the main draw. The matches will be played on Round Robin League basis on 8th, 10th & 12thMarch.

 

FIXTURES FOR QUALIFYING MATCHES

S.No.

Date

Team

Against

Timing

1

 

 8th March

Zimbabwe

Hongkong

03.00 p.m.

2

Scotland

Afghanistan

07.30 p.m.

3

 

10th March

Scotland

Zimbabwe

03.00 p.m.

4

Hongkong

Afghanistan

07.30.p.m.

5

 

12th March

Zimbabwe

Afghanistan

03.00 p.m.

6

Scotland

Hongkong

07.30 p.m.

 

FIXTURES FOR LEAGUE MATCHES

Date

Team

Against

Timing

 15th March

India

New Zealand

7.30 p.m.

 25th March

South Africa

West Indies

7.30 p.m.

 27th March

Q1-B

West Indies

03.00 p.m.

 

It is a matter of pride for VCA to host the inaugural match of World Cup T-20, 2016 event featuring host India and their formidable opponent New Zealand. The Inaugural match is expected to be witnessed by a capacity crowd of 45000 spectators. Apart from this match West Indies & South Africa (25th March evening) and qualifier no.1 will play West Indies on 27th March in the afternoon. These matches will also attract the cricket enthusiast to watch Ab-Devillers, Hashim Amla, Rabada, Faf Duplesis, Cris Gayle, Dwyane Bravo in action.