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The main stage of the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 will kick-start when the host nation, India, face New Zealand in the Group 2 clash at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on 15 March. It is for the first time that India is hosting this event as the previous five tournaments were held in South Africa, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

The final two teams who will make it to the last 10 will be decided by Qualifiers. Eight teams are divided into two groups, Group A and Group B, and each group consists of four teams. The team that finishes on top of the group will progress to the main round of the T20 World Cup.

Where to watch live

Live coverage of the T20 World Cup will be on Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 2 HD in the UK. Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 3 will telecast it in India. Click here for the live streaming link.

Group 1

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. South Africa
  3. West Indies
  4. England
  5. Afghanistan

Group 2

  1. India
  2. New Zealand
  3. Pakistan
  4. Australia
  5. Bangladesh

Fixtures

Match 1: India vs New Zealand, Group 2

Date and Time: 15 March, Tuesday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur

Match 2: Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Group 2

Date and Time: 16 March Wednesday, - 9.30am GMT/3pm IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 3: West Indies vs England, Group 1

Date and Time 16 March Wednesday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Match 4: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Group 1

Date and Time: 17 March, Thursday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 5: Australia vs New Zealand, Group 2

Date and Time: 18 March, Friday - 9.30am GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala

Match 6: South Africa vs England, Group 1

Date and Time: 18 March, Friday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Match 7: India vs Pakistan, Group B

Date and Time: 19 March, Saturday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata (Venue changed from Dharamsala to Kolkata)

Match 8: South Africa vs Afghanistan, Group 1

Date and Time: 20 March, Sunday - 9.30am GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Match 9: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, Group 1

Date and Time: 20 March, Sunday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru

Match 10: Australia vs Bangladesh, Group 2

Date and Time: 21 March, Monday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru

Match 11: New Zealand vs Pakistan, Group 2

Date and Time, 22 March, Tuesday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: PCA Stadium, Mohali

Match 12: England vs Afghanistan, Group 1

Date and Time: 23 March, Wednesday - 9.30am GMT/3pm GMT

Venue: Kotla, Delhi

Match 13: India vs Bangladesh, Group 2

Date and Time: 23 March, Wednesday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Chinnaswamy, Bengaluru

Match 14: Pakistan vs Australian Group 2

Date and Time: 25 March, Friday - 9.30am GMT/3pm IST

Venue: PCA Stadium, Mohali

Match 15: South Africa vs West Indies, Group 1

Date and Time: 25 March, Friday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur

Match 16: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, Group 2

Date and Time: 26 March, Saturday - 9.30am GMT/3pm IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 17: Sri Lanka vs England, Group 1

Date and Time: 26 March, Saturday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Kotla, Delhi

Match 18: West Indies vs Afghanistan, Group 1

Date and Time: 27 March, Sunday - 9.30am GMT/3pm IST

Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur

Match 19: India vs Australia, Group 2

Date and Time: 27 March, Sunday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: PCA Stadium, Mohali

Match 20: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Group 1

Date and Time: 28 March, Monday - 2pm GMT/7.30pm IST

Venue: Kotla, Delhi

Knockouts

Semi-final 1

Match 21: TBD vs TBD

Date and Time: 30 March, Wednesday - 1.30pm GMT/7pm IST

Venue: Kotla, Delhi

Semi-final 2

Match 22: TBD vs TBD

Date and Time: 31 March, Thursday - 1.30pm GMT/7pm IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Final

Match 23: TBD vs TBD

Date and Time: 3 April, Sunday - 1.30pm GMT/7pm IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

The article was updated on 13 March after Afghanistan made it to the main draw of the T20 World Cup after defeating Zimbabwe in the qualifier.

The article was updated on 14 March after Bangladesh made it to the main stage of the T20 World Cup.