ICC announced the Host of U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 and the Qualification Criteria for Men’s Cricket World Cup 2027 and Women’s T20 World Cup 2024

Sri Lanka will Host U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024

The International Cricket Board has announced the host countries for the U19 World Cup along with other events between 2024 and 2027. It means that top emerging talent will travel to Sri Lanka in 2024 for the big event in 2024.

The plan has been approved by the governing board. For the duration between 2024 and 2027 Zimbabwe, Namibia, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Nepal will also host U19 events being conducted under the umbrella of ICC.

As per recent reports, the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 will be conducted by Sri Lanka while the next World Cup i.e. 2026, will be hosted by Zimbabwe and Namibia. As far as the Women’s tournament is concerned, Malaysia and Thailand will host the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup in 2025 and Bangladesh and Nepal will jointly host the 2027 event.

Cricket World Cup 2027 Qualification Criteria

The World Cup of 2027 will be of 14 teams. The top 10 will automatically qualify for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2027. Among them, South Africa and Zimbabwe will be automatically added as these will be full member hosts. The other eight teams will be those who are at the top in ranking on the ODIs on the date that is yet to be confirmed. For the remaining 4 teams, the ICC CWC Global Qualifier series will be used.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 Qualification Criteria

The qualification criteria for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 have also been approved.

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 will be having 10 teams. The top three teams from each group will qualify for the event automatically. The host Bangladesh in any case and the next highest rank 1 or two) on the ICC T20I Rankings on February 27, 2023. The last two will be determined by the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier, which will feature 10 teams.

A competitive bidding process was used to select the countries that would host each event. It was overseen by a Chairman Board Subcommittee, Martin Snedden.

The ICC Board acknowledged the proposals of the council who directed an intensive survey of each offered alongside ICC executives.