Preparations have also started for the next T20 World Cup to be held in USA-West Indies in 2024. This is the first ICC World Cup to be held in USA. So far 12 teams have qualified directly for this.
The T20 World Cup is being held in Australia. The group matches have already been completed. The semi-final round will start from November 9. Meanwhile, the final match will be held on November 13 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. There have been many great matches in the past month. There are many small teams beating big teams. While Ireland and Scotland defeated two-time world champions West Indies, Zimbabwe suffered defeats in the tournament by defeating Pakistan and Netherlands defeated South Africa. This World Cup held in Australia is considered as the best World Cup.
With this, the preparations for the next T20 World Cup to be held in America-West Indies in 2024 have also started. This is the first ICC World Cup to be held in USA. So far 12 teams have qualified directly for this. West Indies and USA have already qualified as hosts. Apart from this, all major Test playing nations have qualified.
On Sunday, Netherlands suffered a crushing defeat against a strong team like South Africa. It benefited them a lot. The team qualified directly for the 2024 main stage round. However, Pakistan needs to beat Bangladesh for this. That’s what happened. As soon as Pakistan won, the Netherlands qualified for the next T20 World Cup.
The teams that have so far qualified directly for the 2024 T20 World Cup are – West Indies, USA, India, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, South Africa, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Bangladesh.
Apart from these, eight more teams are yet to qualify. The next T20 World Cup will be held between 20 teams. This World Cup will return to the Super-8 round of the T20 World Cup. The top 20 teams are divided into four groups of five teams each. The top two teams in each group qualify for the Super-8 round. In the Super-8 round, eight teams will be divided into two groups of four. The top two teams from the two groups will advance to the semifinals. After that the final will be played.