ICC raises squad for ODI, Twenty20 World Cups; The Champions Trophy is back

Sports 2021-06-02

newsteamz_ICC raises squad for ODI, Twenty20 World Cups; The Champions Trophy is back
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revised the number of teams making changes to the Men's

  • The ICC said on Tuesday that there will be 14 teams for the 2027 and 2031 ODI World Cups.

  • The number of teams in the Twenty20 World Cup will be increased to 20.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revised the number of teams making changes to the Men's ODI and Twenty20 World Cups. The ICC said on Tuesday that there will be 14 teams for the 2027 and 2031 ODI World Cups. The number of teams in the Twenty20 World Cup will be increased to 20. The announcement is on the global schedule from 2024 to 2031.

Another important announcement is that the Mini World Cup Champions Trophy is back. The tournament will be held in 2025 and 2029 with the participation of the first eight ODI players. Pakistan won the last Champions Trophy in 2017.

In 2019, 10 teams played in the ODI World Cup, which England won. Before that, there were 14 teams in the World Cup.

The 2027 and 2031 ODI World Cups will be a tournament of '14 teams and 54 matches. The number of teams in the Twenty20 World Cup to be played in 2024, 2026, 2028, and 2030 will be increased to 20. There will be 55 matches in the tournament, ”the ICC said in a statement.

However, the ICC has decided to keep the World Test Championship format as it is. The upcoming World Cups will be played in the format of the 2003 ODI World Cup in South Africa. The 14 teams will be divided into two groups of seven teams each. The top 3 teams will advance to the Super Six. Then the semi and final.

The Twenty20 World Cup will have four groups of five teams each. The top four teams will advance to the Super Eights. After the knockout round semi and final. The Champions Trophy will be played in two groups of four. And that top four teams play in the semifinals.

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