India Placed In Group Of Death In ICC World T20, 2016

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In what could be Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s last campaign as the skipper of Indian T20 team, luck does not seem to be captain cool’s way. After the draws, India has been placed in the toughest of the two Super 10 Groups. In group 2, India clash with Australia, Pakistan and New Zealand, all of whom are formidable international T20 sides. Additionally, India have to cope with the winner of Qualifier Group 1 as well which could be Bangladesh. Bangladesh has come up leaps and bounds in limited overs cricket over the last few years so a clash with the Bangladeshis will not be a walk in the park.

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It is obvious that India has to play top drawer cricket and play extremely well under pressure to ward off the challenge and lift the 2016 World T20 title. Defending Champions Sri Lanka has been placed in Super group 1 rest of the test playing nations and winner of Qualifier Group 2. India will start their campaign against New Zealand on 15th March in Nagpur and play against arch rivals Pakistan in Dharamsala on 19th March.

Both the Women’s World T20 and Men’s World T20 are being hosted in India this time. Both the finals will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 3rd April.

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Soumyajit is an SAP technical consultant with a flair for writing. An avid blog reader, he started off with a free WordPress blog and slowly moved to his own personal news and blog site. Apart from writing he loves reading books, playing table tennis and long bike trips. He is currently trying to learn playing guitar and failing miserably.

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