I am very much happy to write this post. As my boloved country Bangladesh is hosting the ICC T20 World Cup 2014. Ticket sale has started from 17 Nov 2013. International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the format, fixtures and ticket prices of the T20 world cup 2014 in Ruposhi Bangla hotel. ICC T20 World Cup 2014 will start from 16th of March and go on till April 6 in 3 division of Bangladesh named by Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet. Mirpur Sher-E-Bangla stadium in Dhaka will host the semi-final and final matches of both the male and female cricket teams. The ticket price starts from 50 tk as the minimum price, to highest 2000tk. Everyone can can buy the tickets from different outlets of NCC and Agrani bank. there are options to buy ICC T20 World Cup 2014 ticket online. In 27th October ICC announced the groups and match schedules and ticket sale plans.
The first 8 team of ICC rankings will play the ICC T20 World Cup 2014 directly. Although Bangladesh is the Host country, it have to fight for the entry. This is the first time that a host country is fighting for the final round. The number of total matches is 60 out of which men’s will be 35 and women’s 25.
See here Current T20 Rankings.
Now Sri Lanka is ranking number one and Bangladesh is in 11th Position.
ICC T20 Latest Updated Fixtures and Schedule
Super 10 Group 1
Super 10 Group 2
Most of the ticket has already sold out specially the Bangladesh matches. bookmyshow is the official partner of ICC and Bangladesh cricket board to sell ticket online. Follow the below link to buy ticket of ICC T20 World Cup 2014.ICC T20 World Cup 2014 Buy Ticket Online:
The ICC and the BCB have appointed Book my Show to manage the ticket sales process. The sales policy will ensure equitable access to purchase tickets for local and overseas fans alike.
You will need to register to buy ticket. I am not able to buy, as I dont have National ID.
The first phase of ticket sale process started on 17th November 2013 while we will have a 2nd phase in Fabruary 2014 where general public will be given another chance of buying tickets.
Buy Ticket from Bank and Outlets:
There are a lot of outlets selling ticket now.
Tickets can be purchased at the following outlets in Bangladesh. Download the Excel format of Outlet list.
ICC T20 World Cup 2014 Logo:
The logo is Inspired by the unique painted rickshaws, which pack the streets of the Bangladesh cities said by the ICC. The event logo which uses the colours of the Bangladesh flag with splashes of blue. The Blue color represents Bangladesh’s iconic waterways also in the ICC’s own colour.
The T is made up of cricket stumps and the 0 in the T20 represents the cricket ball complete with Bangladeshi green seam while the white in the design lends an energetic, friendly and youthful feel to the logo.
The Logo is desined by Australian design company WiteKite. WiteKite has also designed the ICC Cricket World Cup logo in 2011, the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Sri Lanka mark and the distinctive logo for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 India. Seems that they are quite popular and experienced.
Download ICC T20 World Cup 2014 Fixtures (Download the above image)
ICC T20 World Cup 2014 Venues:
- Dhaka: Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
- Chittagong: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
- Sylhet: Sylhet Divisional Stadium
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
This stadium hosted the opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and also two quarter-final matches in tournament. The Sher-e-Bangla Stadium is being developed as the future home of Bangladesh cricket. The coliseum-like feel, even when empty, promises a spectacular atmosphere for the viewers. The media block at the SBNS is one of the most eye-catching structures.
Total Capacity: 25,416
General Stands: 14,168
VIP Stands: 2,788
International Stands: 1,356
Club House Stand: 6,344
Pavilion Hospitality Box: 242
Southern Corporate Box: 268
Southern Hospitality: 250
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium Chittagong
It was kown as Chittagong Divisional Stadium (CDVS) and Bir Shrestha Shahid Ruhul Amin Stadium (BSSRAS), later renamed after Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury. Bay of Bengal is couple of kilometres away and merchant ships are visible from vantage points.
Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
Club House Stand:705
Sylhet Divisional Stadium
It is relatively the latest stadium in our country. Surely there are something I dont understand, Why the hell this stadium is included in ICC T20 World Cup 2014. There are some more promising and rich stadium having the experience of hosting International game previously.
Total Capacity: 13,533
General Stands: 10,948
VIP Stands: 2,175
Hospitality Box: 250
Additional Hospitality: 160
ICC T20 World Cup 2014 in Social Media:
ICC – International Cricket Council– Official Facebook Page
Twitter Profile link of ICC
ICC You Tube Channel