Zimbabwe and Namibia are set to jointly host the 2026 edition of the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Sri Lanka will host the tournament in 2024, while the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2025 will be held in Malaysia and Thailand, and the 2027 event will be jointly hosted by Bangladesh and Nepal.
Fourteen teams will take part in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2027 and the qualification pathways, as reported by ICC, are as follows:
The qualification pathway for the 14-team ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2027 was also confirmed with 10 teams set to gain automatic qualification.
These 10 teams will include South Africa and Zimbabwe as Full Member hosts, and the next eight highest-ranked teams on the ICC MRF Tyres ODI Rankings on a date to be confirmed. The remaining four teams will qualify through the ICC CWC Global Qualifier series.
The qualification pathway for the 10-team ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 is as follows:
Eight teams will automatically qualify for the event, including the top three teams from each group at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, the host Bangladesh (if not in the top three of Group 1) and the next highest-ranked teams on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings on 27 February 2023. The remaining two teams will be identified through the 10-team ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier.