ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021: SCHEDULE, VENUE, TEAMS, RANKING, HISTORY, OFFICIAL BROADCASTERS, PREDICTION

Updated- September 21

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.

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ICC announced UAE and Oman as 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.

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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 :

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Today ICC Revealed ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Full Schedule

Match NoDateTeamsRoundGroup
117-Oct-21 Papua New Guinea vs Oman 1Group B
217 October 2021 Bangladesh & Scotland 1Group B
318-Oct-21 Netherlands vs Scotland 1Group B
418-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs Namibia 1Group B
519-Oct-21 Papua New Guinea vs Scotland 1Group A
619-Oct-21 Bangladesh vs Oman1Group A
720-Oct-21 Netherlands vs Namibia 1Group B
820-Oct-21 Sri Lanka vs Ireland 1Group B
921-Oct-21Papua New Guinea vs Bangladesh 1Group A
1021-Oct-21Scotland vs Oman1Group A
1122-Oct-21Namibia vs Scotland1Group B
1222-Oct-21 Netherlands vs Sri Lanka1Group B
1323-Oct-21 South Africa vs AustraliaSuper 12’sGroup 1
1423-Oct-21Eng vs WISuper 12’sGroup 1
1524-Oct-21A1 vs B2Super 12’sGroup 1
1626-Oct-21SA vs WISuper 12’sGroup 1
1727-Oct-21Eng vs B2Super 12’sGroup 1
1828-Oct-21Aus vs A1Super 12’sGroup 1
1929-Oct-21WI vs B2Super 12’sGroup 1
2030-Oct-21SA vs A1Super 12’sGroup 1
2129-Oct-21West Indies vs B2 Super 12’sGroup 1
2230-Oct-21SA vs A1Super 12’sGroup 1
2330-Oct-21England vs AustraliaSuper 12’sGroup 1
24 1 Nov 21 England vs A1Super 12’sGroup 1
25 2-Nov-21 SA vs B2 Super 12’sGroup 1
26 4-Nov-21 Aus vs B2Super 12’sGroup 1
27 4-Nov-21 WI vs A1 Super 12’sGroup 1
286-NovWI vs AusSuper 12’sGroup 1
2906-Nov-21SA vs EnglandSuper 12’sGroup 1
Group 2 Schedule
3024 oct India vs PakistanSuper 12’sGroup 2
3125 oct Afghanistan vs B1 Super 12’sGroup 2
3226 octPak vs NZSuper 12’sGroup 2
3327 octB1 vs A2Super 12’sGroup 2
3429 OctAfghanistan vs PakSuper 12’sGroup 2
3531 Oct Afghanistan vs A2Super 12’sGroup 2
3631 Oct India vs New ZealandSuper 12’sGroup 2
3702-Nov-21Pak vs A2Super 12’sGroup 2
3803-Nov-21NZ vs B1Super 12’sGroup 2
3903-Nov-21India vs AfghanistanSuper 12’sGroup 2
4005-Nov-21NZ vs A2Super 12’sGroup 2
4105-Nov-21India vs B1Super 12’sGroup 2
42 7 Nov 2021 NZ vs AFG Super 12’s Group 2
437 Nov 2021 Pak vs B1Super 12’s Group 2
448 Nov 2021India vs A2Super 12’s Group 2
4510 NovA1 vs B2Semifinal 1
4611 Nov 2021A2 vs B1Semifinal 1
4714 November 2021Final

Note: The official ICC T20 cricket world cup 2021 schedule is yet to be published. We will update the exact schedule with the match venue as and when it’s released officially.

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:

INDIA                                                                           NETHERLAND                                 

PAKISTAN                                                                   SCOTLAND

SRILANKA                                                                   NAMIBIA

AFGHANISTAN                                                           OMAN

AUSTRALIA                                                                 PAPUA NEW GUINEA

ENGLAND

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NEW ZEALAND

WEST INDIES

SOUTH AFRICA

BANGLADESH

IRELAND

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ICC MEN’s T20 TEAM RANKING

NoTeam/CountryPoints
1England 278
2India266
3Pakistan 261
4New Zealand 258
5South Africa 246
6Australia 240
7Bangladesh 239
8Afghanistan 236
9Sri Lanka 235
10West Indies 234
11Zimbabwe190
12Ireland 190
13Nepal 187
14Scotland185
15UAE 184
16Papua New Guinea179
17Netherlands 175
18Oman 173
19Namibia 157
20Singapore 140

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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):

WinnerRunner upYear/Host
1. IndiaPakistan2007/South Africa
2. PakistanSri Lanka2009/England
3. EnglandAustralia2010/ West Indies
4. West IndiesSri Lanka2012/Sri Lanka
5. Sri LankaIndia2014/Bangladesh
6. West IndiesEngland2016/India
   

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 uninterrupted live match.

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ICC WORLD T20 CRICKET 2021 BROADCASTERSCountry
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 CricketUK & Ireland
Willow TVUSA, Canada
Channel 9Bangladesh
Fox Sports cricketAustralia
Lemar TV channelAfghanistan
Measat (Astro) sportsMalaysia, Brunei
Supersport cricketSouth Africa & Sub-Saharan territories
BeIN Sport 13MENA / UAE
Now TVHong Kong
11 Sports, StarhubSingapore
Flow sportsCaribbean
Carlton Sports Network, ESPN, STAR CricketSri Lanka
Sky SportsNew Zealand

Latest updates on ICC men’s T20 world cup 2021

It seems that the COVID situation in India could hamper the chance of ICC men’s T20 world cup to be held later this year. Seeing the rising COVID-19 cases and the situation, ICC has put UAE on standby for the mega event to be held in case the situation in India does not improve by august. But, since the tournament is 6 months from now, BCCI is hopeful for the conduct of this mega event in India.

According to BCCI officials, the Pakistan team’s visa problem has been resolved, so there is every possibility that the Pakistani team will also take part in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.

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According to the latest reports, The most awaited cricketing event ICC Men’s T20 world cup 2021 is scheduled to be held in UAE /Oman during Oct-Nov 2021. T20 World cup will start on 17th Oct, Final will be played on Nov 14th. The hosting rights are currently with India.

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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.

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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 (Expected)

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul (WK), Prithvi Shaw, Jasprit Bumrah, Md Shami, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, T Natrajan, Krunal Pandya.



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