The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially confirmed the seven Caribbean venues that will host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The tournament is scheduled to take place from June 4 to June 30, 2024.
The selected venues include Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago. In addition to these Caribbean locations, three venues in the United States – Dallas, Florida, and New York – will also host matches.
Geoff Allardice, the Chief Executive of ICC, expressed his delight over the announcement. He stated that these venues are popular among both players and fans, and they will provide a wonderful backdrop to the event. This will be the largest ICC Men’s T20 World Cup ever staged, with 20 teams competing for the trophy.
This will mark the third time that the West Indies will host an ICC senior men’s event. The unique experience of enjoying cricket in the Caribbean is something that fans look forward to.
Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave thanked the seven host governments for their continued commitment and support of the sport.
He also expressed his excitement about hosting the largest ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in history, with 55 matches scheduled to be played in June next year.
Grave further added that he is confident that the region’s unique culture and carnival atmosphere will ensure a real celebration of the sport next June.
The overwhelming responses and enthusiasm from the host Governments of the Caribbean have been appreciated, as this event is set to be the most significant sporting event held in the region for a generation.