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T20 World Cup 2024: Cricket legends gather at New York’s Nassau ground for festivities – Pakistan Observer

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NEW YORK – A gala event took place at the Nassau International Cricket Stadium in New York in anticipation of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

Distinguished guests, including World Cup ambassador Younis Khan and cricketing icons, gathered to mark the occasion related to the ICC T20 World Cup at the Nassau International Cricket Stadium in New York. Renowned Pakistani cricketers including Shoaib Malik, Anderson and Curtly Ambrose alongside several other former players, graced the celebration.

All the attendees participated in signing a giant cricket bat, and symbolized their support for the event.

The ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to be hosted jointly by the United States and the West Indies from June 4 to June 24.

With twenty teams competing, the 2024 edition of the tournament introduces a revamped format.

Teams will be initially divided into four groups of five, with only the top two from each group advancing to the Super 8s.

In the Super 8 stage, the teams will be further divided into two groups of four, and the top two from each group will progress to the semi-finals.

This year’s tournament will see matches hosted across three major cities in the United States – Dallas, Miami, and New York – marking their debut as hosts for the T20 World Cup.

 

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