Updated- November 17
The mother of all cricket games that are ICC T20 World Cup is about to be played this year. ICC announced last year that ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 which was scheduled to be held in 2020 was postponed to 2021.
The prevailing COVID-19 conditions in and around the globe forced ICC to take this decision. India was selected as the country to host the mega event.
UAE and Oman are the official hosts of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Matches From Oct 17th to Nov 14th In UAE and Oman. The first round of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, comprising the eight qualifying teams, will be split between UAE. & Oman. The rest of the tournament will be held in UAE.
Arch-rivals India & Pakistan will face each other on October 24 in Dubai
ICC also announced the 8th edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, which will be held in Australia in 2022.
In this article, we bring you all the details about ICC Men’s T20 world cup 2021.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 SCHEDULE
ICC had postponed the T20 world cup 2020 due to COVID-19 conditions. However, they have persisted with the same format for the tournament. The tournament will start on 17th October and will witness the finale on the 14th of November. Total match – 45
Below is the ICC Men’s T20 world cup 2021 Schedule :
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Groups
Group 1- Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies. Bangladesh & Sri Lanka qualify into super 12
Group 2 – Afghanistan, India, New Zealand, Pakistan. Scotland & Namibia qualify into super 12.
|Match No||Date||Teams||Round||Group||Match Result|
|1||17-October-2021||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||1||Group B||Oman won by 10 wickets|
|2||17 Oct 2021||Bangladesh & Scotland||1||Group B||Sco won by 6 runs|
|3||18-Oct-21||Netherlands vs Scotland||1||Group B||Sco won by 32 runs|
|4||18-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Namibia||1||Group B||SL won by 7 wickets|
|5||19-Oct-21||Papua New Guinea vs Scotland||1||Group A|
|6||19-Oct-21||Bangladesh vs Oman||1||Group A|
|7||20-Oct-21||Netherlands vs Namibia||1||Group B|
|8||20-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||1||Group B|
|9||21-Oct-21||Papua New Guinea vs Bangladesh||1||Group A|
|10||21-Oct-21||Scotland vs Oman||1||Group A|
|11||22-Oct-21||Namibia vs Scotland||1||Group B|
|12||22-Oct-21||Netherlands vs Sri Lanka||1||Group B|
|13||23-Oct-21||South Africa vs Australia||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|14||23-Oct-21||Eng vs WI||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|15||24-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|16||26-Oct-21||SA vs WI||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|17||27-Oct-21||Eng vs Bangladesh||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|18||28-Oct-21||Aus vs Sri Lanka||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|19||29-Oct-21||WI vs Bangladesh||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|20||30-Oct-21||SA vs Sri Lanka||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|21||30-Oct-21||England vs Australia||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|22||1 Nov 21||England vs Sri Lanka||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|23||2-Nov-21||SA vs Bangladesh||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|24||4-Nov-21||Aus vs Bangladesh||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|25||4-Nov-21||WI vs Sri Lanka||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|26||6-Nov||WI vs Aus||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|27||06-Nov-21||SA vs England||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|Group 2 Schedule|
|28||24 Oct||India vs Pakistan||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|29||25 Oct||Afghanistan vs Scotland||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|30||26 Oct||Pak vs NZ||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|31||27 Oct||Scotland vs Namibia||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|32||29 Oct||Afghanistan vs Pak||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|33||31 Oct||Afghanistan vs Namibia||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|34||31 Oct||India vs New Zealand||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|35||02-Nov-21||Pak vs Namibia||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|36||03-Nov-21||NZ vs Scotland||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|37||03-Nov-21||India vs Afghanistan||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|38||05-Nov-21||NZ vs Namibia||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|39||05-Nov-21||India vs Scotland||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|40||7 Nov 2021||NZ vs AFG||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|41||7 Nov 2021||Pak vs Scotland||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|42||8 Nov 2021||India vs Namibia||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|43||10 Nov||A1 vs B2||Semifinal 1|
|44||11 Nov 2021||A2 vs B1||Semifinal 1|
|45||14 November 2021||Final|
The first time England faced Bangladesh in T20I history is on 27th October 2021.
Team India warm-up match
India vs England – 18 Oct 2021, 7.30 pm (IST) – Dubai – India won by 7 wickets
India vs Australia – 20 Oct 2021, 3.30 pm (IST) – Dubai – India won by 9 wickets
Note – All warm-up matches will be held on closed doors. No Audience will be allowed.
ICC Mens T20 WORLD CUP 2021 VENUE
UAE & Oman
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ICC Men’s T20 WORLD CUP 2021 TEAMS
The 2021 T20 World Cup will see a total of 16 teams taking the centre stage. This includes 11 permanent test-playing nations and 6 associate countries.
Permanent countries: Associate countries:
PAKISTAN SCOTLAND ( qualify for super 12)
SRI LANKA (qualify for super 12) NAMIBIA (qualify)
AUSTRALIA PAPUA NEW GUINEA
BANGLADESH (qualify for super 12)
ICC MEN’s T20 TEAM RANKING
|19||Papua New Guinea||167|
ICC T20 WORLD CUP WINNERS HISTORY:
ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was started in the year 2007. The first edition was won by team India when they defeated Pakistan in a thrilling final. West Indies is the current champion of the ICC World T20.
List of ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup Winners (2007-2016):
|1. India||Pakistan||2007/South Africa|
|2. Pakistan||Sri Lanka||2009/England|
|3. England||Australia||2010/ West Indies|
|4. West Indies||Sri Lanka||2012/Sri Lanka|
|5. Sri Lanka||India||2014/Bangladesh|
|6. West Indies||England||2016/India|
|7.Australia||New Zealand||2021/ UAE/Oman|
ICC Mens T20 WORLD CUP 2021 OFFICIAL BROADCASTERS
Star Sports has the global broadcast rights for all ICC Events scheduled till 2023. This includes exclusive live and highlights rights across all platforms for all ICC major events
Star sports has collaborated with all leading broadcast partners across the globe in order to provide an uninterrupted live match.
|ICC WORLD T20 CRICKET 2021 BROADCASTERS||Country|
|Star Sports (10 channels in 6 language). Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 & Star Sports Select 1 HD (English Commentary), Star Sports 1 Hindi & Star Sports 1 Hindi HD (Hindi Commentary), Star Sports 1 Tamil, Suvarna Plus Kannada, Jalsha Movies (Bengali), Maa Movies (Telugu)||India, Bhutan, Nepal|
|Sky Sports Cricket||UK & Ireland|
|Willow TV||USA, Canada|
|Fox Sports cricket||Australia|
|Lemar TV channel||Afghanistan|
|Measat (Astro) sports||Malaysia, Brunei|
|Supersport cricket||South Africa & Sub-Saharan territories|
|BeIN Sport 13||MENA / UAE|
|Now TV||Hong Kong|
|11 Sports, Starhub||Singapore|
|Carlton Sports Network, ESPN, STAR Cricket||Sri Lanka|
|Sky Sports||New Zealand|
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Latest updates on ICC men’s T20 world cup 2021
According to IANS, DRS is to be used first time in T20 WC 2021.
The total prize money of T20 WC 2021 is – $5.6 million.
Winners will get – $1.6 million
Runners- up – %800,000
Semifinalist – $400,000 each
The winner of each super 12 & round 1 match will get $40,000
Knocked out in round 1 will get – $40,000 each
Knocked out in the super 12s will get – $70,000 each
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 PREDICTION:
Hosts India will be a sure-shot favorite for ICC Men’s T20 WORLD CUP 2021 given the fact that India is hosting the world cup. They have a very balanced side and they have always been a team to beat in their own backyard.
West Indies, the current champions are ranked at 10th position. The defending Champions have the experience and know-how to win ICC T20 World Cups. Their last trophy win was really memorable. We cannot rule out an upset by minors like Bangladesh and Afghanistan because they have been famous for giving shockers to their opponent’s time and again.
The ICC T20 WORLD CUP promises an action-packed tournament. Let’s see what this edition has to offer for all cricket fans across the globe.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Team India Squad
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (WK), Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandra Ashwin, Md Shami, Axar Patel*, Varun Chakravarthy, Shardul Thakur, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar*, B Kumar, Shreyas Iyer *.
- standby players
T20 World Cup 2021 Umpires & Match referees
Today (7th Oct) ICC has announced the name of 16 umpires and 4 match referees for the round 1 & super 12 stages for the WC 2021.
Umpires List: Aleem Dar, Adrian Holdstock, Ahsan Raza, Chris Gaffaney, Chris Brown, Joel Wilson, Kumar Dharmasena, Langton Rusere, Marais Erasmus, Michael Gough, Nitin Menon, Paul Reiffel, Paul Wilson, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Rod Tucker.
Match Referees: David Boon, Javagal Sri, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle