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The fourth ICC T20 World Cup ready to start in Sri Lanka

The fourth ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka
The fourth ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka

2012 ICC World Twenty20, 1st Match

There is no glitzy opening ceremony, no film stars no music
concert, no fireworks  for the opening of
World Twenty20 in Hambantota,Sri Lanka.
Tournament is likely to be mix of Robin Round and Knockout.
This will be the first T20 cricket World Cup tournament held in an Asian
country, the last three being held in South Africa, England and the West Indies
respectively.

The Tournament starts a three-week cricket fiesta involving
12 teams in coastal Hambantota, hill town Pallekele and the capital Colombo,SriLanka, where the fourth World Twenty20 champions will be crowned on October 7
2012.
2012 ICC World Twenty20, 1st Match Group C: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe
at Hambantota, Sri Lanka scheduled to begin at 19:30 local time (14:00 GMT)
Group C: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka squad
  • Mahela Jayawardene (captain)
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Kumar Sangakkara (wk)
  • Lahiru Thirimanne
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Jeevan Mendis
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Thisara Perera
  • Shaminda Eranga
  • Lasith Malinga
  • Rangana Herath
  • Nuwan Kulasekara
  • Ajantha Mendis
  • Dilshan Munaweera
  • Akila Dananjaya.

Zimbabwe squad
  • Hamilton Masakadza
  • Vusi Sibanda
  • Brendan Taylor (captain & wk)
  •  Stuart Matsikenyeri
  • Malcolm Waller
  • Elton Chigumbura
  • Craig Ervine
  • Graeme Cremer
  • Kyle Jarvis
  • Chris Mpofu
  • Richard Muzhange
  • Forster Mutizwa
  • Ray Price
  • Prosper Utseya
  • Brian Vitori.
The women’s tournament starts on 26 September with the
semi-finals and final taking place before the men’s matches(October 7).

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