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2014 ICC World Twenty20

2014 ICC World Twenty20
Dates Sunday, 16 March – Sunday, 6 April 2014
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format Twenty20 International
Tournament format(s) Group stage and
Host(s)  Bangladesh

The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 tournament will be held in 2014 in Bangladesh. Bangladesh will host the tournament as announced by the International Cricket Council in 2014. It will be second and consecutive time that an Asian country will host this event (previous - Sri Lanka).
On 6 April, 2013 the ICC unveiled the logo of the tournament. The logo uses the colours of the Bangladesh flag with splashes of blue representing the country's iconic waterways (also as being the ICC's own colour). The T is made up of cricket stumps and the "0" in the T20 represents the cricket ball complete with Bangladeshi green seam while the white in the design lends an energetic, friendly and youthful feel to the logo.


For the first time the tournament will have 16 teams including 10 test nations qualified directly and 6 Associate/ Affiliate teams qualified through 2013 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.


The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 will host a probable of 54 matches for men and women teams, 39 for men and 15 for women.[3] The event will run from March 16, 2014 to April 6, 2014 and is scheduled to be played in four cities - Mirpur, Chittagong, Sylhet and Cox's Bazar.[4] The Bangladesh Cricket Board has proposed to host matches in 8 stadiums across the country. The proposed venues are listed below:

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