Cricket

ICC expands 2014 Twenty20

2012-04-16 12:52
Haroon Lorgat (File)

Dubai - The International Cricket Council executive board has opted to expand the number of teams in the 2014 World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh from 12 to 16.

The move was announced on Monday at the end of a two-day meeting and aims to appease the concerns of associate members who were angered when the ICC refused to expand this year's tournament.

The board also approved three additional Twenty20 internationals to be played in the years in which the World Twenty20 is scheduled. Current rules limit the number of T20 internationals to a maximum of 12 per team.

However, the board postponed a decision on the Woolf report, which calls for a sweeping reforms of the ICC, until its next meeting in June.

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