Good news for India and the whole sub continent. International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that India will host 2016 T20 World Cup and 2023 ODI World Cup. It was double bonanza for India. India was never host T20 World Cup in past. This will be the first time that India will host T20 World Cup. And the fourth time India will host the 50 over One Day International (ODI) World Cup in 2023.
In the Annual Conference of International Cricket Council (ICC) that held in London and ended on Saturday awarded BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) this two mega cricketing event. In the Annual Conference India was represented by its interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, a former president of ICC.
Apart from this two mega event India will also host the second edition of World Test Championship in 2021. The first edition of World Test Championship will be host by the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) in 2017.
In the Annual Conference ICC also confirmed that the Champions Trophy held in England this year is the final Champions Trophy. To boost the long form of cricket (Test) ICC will replace the Champions Trophy with the much awaited World Test Championship.