The 2012 ICC WT20 will be the fourth T20 competition, an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that will be held in Sri Lanka in 2012. The schedule has not yet been posted by ICC . This will be the first World Twenty20 tournament held in an Asian country, the last three being held in South Africa, England and the West Indies respectively.
The 2012 Twenty20 will be the fourth edition of the Twenty20 tournament. The first was hosted by South Africa in 2007, where India beat Pakistan to become inaugural World Twenty20 champions. Pakistan, the losing finalists in 2007, defeated Sri Lanka in the 2009 tournament, held in England. England became the third World Twenty20 champions by beating Australia in the West Indies. The 2014 ICC World T20 is to be held in Bangladesh, and the 2016 ICC World T20 is to be held in India.