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.
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.
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 :
Today ICC Revealed ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Full Schedule
|1||17-Oct-21||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||1||Group B|
|2||17 October 2021||Bangladesh & Scotland||1||Group B|
|3||18-Oct-21||Netherlands vs Scotland||1||Group B|
|4||18-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Namibia||1||Group B|
|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||A1 vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|16||26-Oct-21||SA vs WI||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|17||27-Oct-21||Eng vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|18||28-Oct-21||Aus vs A1||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|19||29-Oct-21||WI vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|20||30-Oct-21||SA vs A1||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|21||29-Oct-21||West Indies vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|22||30-Oct-21||SA vs A1||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|23||30-Oct-21||England vs Australia||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|24||1 Nov 21||England vs A1||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|25||2-Nov-21||SA vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|26||4-Nov-21||Aus vs B2||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|27||4-Nov-21||WI vs A1||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|28||6-Nov||WI vs Aus||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|29||06-Nov-21||SA vs England||Super 12’s||Group 1|
|Group 2 Schedule|
|30||24 oct||India vs Pakistan||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|31||25 oct||Afghanistan vs B1||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|32||26 oct||Pak vs NZ||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|33||27 oct||B1 vs A2||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|34||29 Oct||Afghanistan vs Pak||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|35||31 Oct||Afghanistan vs A2||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|36||31 Oct||India vs New Zealand||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|37||02-Nov-21||Pak vs A2||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|38||03-Nov-21||NZ vs B1||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|39||03-Nov-21||India vs Afghanistan||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|40||05-Nov-21||NZ vs A2||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|41||05-Nov-21||India vs B1||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|42||7 Nov 2021||NZ vs AFG||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|43||7 Nov 2021||Pak vs B1||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|44||8 Nov 2021||India vs A2||Super 12’s||Group 2|
|45||10 Nov||A1 vs B2||Semifinal 1|
|46||11 Nov 2021||A2 vs B1||Semifinal 1|
|47||14 November 2021||Final|
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:
AUSTRALIA PAPUA NEW GUINEA
ICC MEN’s T20 TEAM RANKING
|16||Papua New Guinea||179|
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|
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.
|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
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.
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.