No Jamaica T20 World Cup involvement next year
Jamaica’s late discussion over being involved in next year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup next year has gone nowhere after the International Cricket Council announced the eight countries to take on hosting duties earlier today.
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, set to take place from June 4-30, will be hosted by Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago, along with three venues in the USA – Dallas, Florida and New York.
ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice said:
“We’re delighted to announce the seven Caribbean venues that will host the biggest ICC Men’s T20 World Cup ever staged, with 20 teams competing for the trophy. They’re all popular venues with players and fans alike that will provide a wonderful backdrop to the event.
This will be the third ICC senior men’s event hosted by the West Indies, and the matches will again give cricket fans the unique experience of enjoying cricket in the Caribbean. I’d like to thank Cricket West Indies and the seven host governments for their continued commitment and support of our sport.
Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave said:
“This is an exciting moment as we announce our venues approved to host the largest ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in history, with 20 teams playing in 55 matches in June next year.
“We are grateful to the host Governments of the Caribbean for their overwhelming responses and enthusiasm for hosting what will be the most significant sporting event held in our region for a generation.”
“We are confident that together we will deliver a world-class tournament showcasing the best this region has to offer with our unique culture and carnival atmosphere that will ensure there is a real celebration of the sport next June,” added Grave.
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