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World T20: India to warm up with games against West Indies and South Africa

Dubai: Hosts India will play West Indies and South Africa in their two warm-up matches in the run up to the ICC World Twenty20 to be staged at eight venues starting next month.

File image of India taking on South Africa. PTI

File image of India taking on South Africa. PTI

While India will play West Indies at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on March 10, the hosts last practice match against the Proteas will be hosted by Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Mar 12.

The teams taking part in the first round will play their warm-up matches in Dharamsala and Mohali from March 3 to 6, while sides featuring in the second round will play their practice games in Kolkata and Mumbai from March 10 to 15.

The women's warm-up matches will take place in Bengaluru and Chennai from March 10 to 14.

The Indian eves will play only one warm-up game against Ireland in Benguluru on March 10.

Meanwhile according to the schedule announced by the ICC, the men's afternoon matches will take place from 15:00-18:10, while the evening matches will be played from 19:30-22:40. The semifinals and the final will be held from 19:00-22:10.

The women's afternoon matches will be played from 15:30- 18:15, while the evening matches will take place from 19:30- 22:15. The semifinals and the finals, which will be played before the men's matches, will be played between 14:30-17:15.

PTI


Updated Date: Feb 16, 2016 11:06 AM

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