The ICC has announced the schedule for the 7th T20 World Cup. This Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup was to be held in Australia in 2020 itself. But this Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup was postponed till 2021 by the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to the ongoing global pandemic Covid-19. The United Arab Emirates and Oman will host this Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup. The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 cricket matches is starting (start date) from 17 October and its final match will be played in Dubai on 14 November 2021.
There are 2 groups in Round 1 (Group A & Group B) out of which Group A consists of 4 teams Ireland, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, Namibia while Group B consists of 4 teams Oman, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Scotland.
There are 2 groups in Super 12 (Group 1 & Group 2) Group 1 has 4 teams (Australia, South Africa, England, West Indies) while Group 2 also has 4 teams (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, New Zealand).
On October 17, the first match of the Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup will be played between Group B with hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea, while the other two teams of Group B will face Bangladesh vs Scotland in the evening of the same day.
T20 WC 2021 Group 1 Teams: Australia, South Africa, England, West Indies
T20 WC 2021 Group 2 Teams: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, New Zealand
Group A Teams: Ireland, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, Namibia
Group B Teams: Oman, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Scotland.
All the match start times in India Standard Time (IST)
|17-Oct-21||Oman Vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Muscat|
|17-Oct-21||Bangladesh Vs Scotland||7:30 PM||Muscat|
|18-Oct-21||Ireland Vs Netherlands||3:30 PM||Muscat|
|18-Oct-21||Sri Lanka Vs Namibia||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|19-Oct-21||Scotland Vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Muscat|
|19-Oct-21||Oman Vs Bangladesh||7:30 PM||Muscat|
|20-Oct-21||Namibia Vs Netherlands||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|20-Oct-21||Sri Lanka Vs Ireland||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|21-Oct-21||Bangladesh Vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Muscat|
|21-Oct-21||Oman Vs Scotland||7:30 PM||Muscat|
|22-Oct-21||Namibia Vs Ireland||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|22-Oct-21||Sri Lanka Vs Netherlands||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
Super 12 Fixture – Group 1
|23-Oct-21||Australia Vs South Africa||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|23-Oct-21||England Vs West Indies||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|24-Oct-21||A1 Vs B2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||South Africa Vs West Indies||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|27-Oct-21||England Vs B2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|28-Oct-21||Australia Vs A1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|29-Oct-21||West Indies Vs B2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|30-Oct-21||South Africa Vs A1||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|30-Oct-21||England Vs Australia||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|01-Nov-21||England Vs A1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|02-Nov-21||South Africa Vs B2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|04-Nov-21||Australia Vs B2||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|04-Nov-21||West Indies Vs A1||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|06-Nov-21||Australia Vs West Indies||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|06-Nov-21||England Vs South Africa||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
Super 12 Fixture: Group 2
|24-Oct-21||India Vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|25-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||Pakistan Vs New Zealand||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|27-Oct-21||B1 Vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|29-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|31-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs A2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|31-Oct-21||India Vs New Zealand||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|02-Nov-21||Pakistan Vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|03-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs B1||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|03-Nov-21||India Vs Afghanistan||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|05-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs A2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|05-Nov-21||India Vs B1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|07-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs Afghanistan||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|07-Nov-21||Pakistan Vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|08-Nov-21||India Vs A2||7:30 PM||Dubai|
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Final & Semifinal Fixture:
|Date||Teams||Semi-Final | Final||Time|
|10 Nov 2021||TBC vs TBC||1st Semi-Final||7:30 PM|
|11 Nov 2021||TBC vs TBC||2nd Semi-Final||7:30 PM|
|14 Nov 2021||TBC vs TBC||Final||7:30 PM|
T20 World Cup 2021 India Schedule
- India Vs Pakistan on 24-Oct-21 in Dubai start @7:30 PMIST
- India Vs New Zealand on 31-Oct-21 in Dubai start @7:30 PMIST
- India Vs Afghanistan on 03-Nov-21 in Abu Dhabi start @7:30 PMIST
- India Vs B1 on 05-Nov-21 in Dubai start @7:30 PMIST
- India Vs A2 on 08-Nov-21 in Dubai start @7:30 PMIST
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Squad
India’s Squad T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami. Travelling reserves: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Pakistan Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Babar Azam (c), Mohd Rizwan, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mohd Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Azam Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohd Nawaz, Mohd Wasim, Shahdab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Mohd Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi. Traveling reserves: Fakhar Zaman, Usman Qadir, Shahnawaz Dhani.
England Squad T20 World Cup: Eoin Morgan (captain), Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, David Willey, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Jonathan Bairstow, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Tymal Mills, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood. Travelling reserves: Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, James Vince.
Australia Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Aaron Finch (C), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins (VC), Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa. Travelling reserves: Dan Christian, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Sams.
West Indies Squad T20 World Cup: Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Roston Chase, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Lendl Simmons, Ravi Rampaul, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr. Travelling reserves: Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein.
Bangladesh Squad T20 World Cup: Mahmudullah (captain), Mohammed Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shamim Hossain. Reserve Player: Rubel Hossain and Aminul Islam.
New Zealand Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Kane Williamson (C), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.
South Africa Squad T20 World Cup: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Keshav Maharaj, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, Tabraiz Shamsi, David Miller, W Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen. Reserve Players: George Linde, Andile Phehlukwayo, and Lizaad Williams.
Afghanistan Squad T20 World Cup: Rashid Khan (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Shahzad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Naveen ul Haq, Hamid Hassan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Qais Ahmed. Reserves: Afsar Zazai, Farid Ahmed Malik.
Team List of T20 World Cup 2021
- West Indies
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Sri Lanka
- Papua New Guinea