(Video) T20 World Cup, a slam-bang carnival that will leave you thrilled to bits

The first round of the T20 World Cup kicks off on 17 October with Papua New Guinea taking on Oman followed by Scotland vs Bangladesh contest. The Super 12 stage that features heavyweights like India, West Indies and Australia will commence from 23 October. The semi-finals will take place on 10 and 11 November, while the final will be held on 14 November. Both semi-finals and the final will have reserve days to make up for pesky weather conditions. Safe to say, the slam-bang bonanza is set to draw fans to the edge of their seat.