International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the venue for Under-19 Men’s and Women’s T-20 World cup. ICC announced that the 2024 Under -19 men’s T-20 World Cup will be hosted by Sri Lanka while the 2026 edition will be staged in Zimbabwe and Namibia.
The 2025 Under -19 women’s T20 World Cup will be held in Malaysia and Thailand, and 2027 Under -19 women’s event will be jointly hosted by Bangladesh and Nepal.
U-19 Men’s T-20 World Cup 2024 to be Hosted by Sri Lanka- Key Points
- The hosts are selected via a competitive bidding process overseen by a Board sub-committee chaired by Martin Snedden.
- ICC also declared the qualification pathway for the 10-team 2024 women’s T20 World Cup. Eight teams will qualify for the event automatically comprising the top three teams from each group from 2023, T20 World Cup.
- The remaining two teams will be identified through the 10-team ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier.
- The qualification pathway for the 14-team men’s World Cup 2027 was also decided with ten teams gaining automatic qualification.
- The remaining four teams will qualify via the ICC CWC Global Qualifier.