PESHAWAR (Staff Report) – The ICC World T20 2016 trophy was Monday exhibited at Army Public School Peshawar, the school where 144 children were massacred in an terrorist attack on December 16,2014.
The trophy was unveiled by students of APS while hunreds of cricket fans were also present on the occasion. ICC’s special representatives and Pakistan’s ODI captain Azhar Ali were also accompanying the trophy.
The trophy will now reach Lahore where it will be presented to public at historic Minar-e-Pakistan.
On January 12, the ICC trophy will be exhibited at the mausoleum of founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi, from where it will leave for Bangladesh.
After Bangladesh the trophy will reach Sri Lanka, the defending T20 champion, on January 17.
The trophy began its global journey to visit 12 major cricketing countries on December 12 last year and will reach New Delhi on February 1, 2016 just two days ahead of beginning of the mega event.
The final game of the mega T20 event will be played on April 3, 2016 in Kolkata’s Eden Garden stadium.
Full schedule of trophy’s global journey:
13-14 December – Scotland
16-17 December – Ireland
20-21 December – England
22-23 December – Netherlands
2-3 January – Zimbabwe
5-7 January – South Africa
11-12 January – Pakistan
14-15 January – Bangladesh
17-18 January – Sri Lanka
21-24 January – New Zealand
26-31 January – Australia
1 February – arrival in New Delhi