The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on 16th Juy 2021, to be hosted by the BCCI from October 17 to November 14 in United Arab Emirates and Oman.
The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event. ICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup 2021, the 7th T20 cricket world is scheduled to be played in October 17-November 14 in UAE and Oman. Due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, T20 World Cup moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. This is Match schedule, Fixtures Dates and Time Table for T20 World Cup 2021.
2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Highlights
|ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021||From 17 October 2021 to 14 November 2021|
|Host Country||India - Shift to UAE & Oman|
|Administrator||International Cricket Council (ICC)|
|Format||T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)|
|Opening Match||17 October 2021 (Sunday)|
|Semi-Final-1||11 November 2021 (Thursday)|
|Semi-Final-2||12 November 2021 (Friday)|
|Final Match||14 November 2021 (Sunday)|
|Total Matches to be played||45|
|Most Successful Team||West Indies (2 titles)|
|Most Runs:||Mahela Jayawardene (1016)|
|Most Wickets:||Shahid Afridi (39)|
|Next T20 World Cup Host Country||Australia (October 2022)|
A tentative schedule for the T20 World Cup 2020, which was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now available.
As per the latest available reports, the T20 World Cup 2021 will commence from October 17, 2021. The final match of the T20 World Cup will be held on November 14, 2021.
ICC has reportedy taken the final stand on BCCI being the host of the T20 World Cup 2020. The country in which the world cup is played would not affect this decision.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has reported to the media that BCCI has convinced ICC to commence the T20 World cup on October 17. However, he further clrified that the dates haven’t been finalised as of now. As per the currently available schedule, the First Round of qualifier matches of the T20 World Cup will be played from October 17 to 23 between 8 teams. The qualifiers will be held in Oman.
The main T20 World Cup event will begin on October 24 and continue till November 8. The semi-finals are supposed to be held on November 11 & 12, and the T20 World Cup Final will be held on November 14. T20 World Cup 2021 complete schedule is yet to announce officially.
Round 1 Teams -Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands, Namibia, Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Oman
Group A - Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands, Namibia
Group B - Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Oman
T20 World Cup Supper 12 TeamsGroup 1 Team - England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1, B2.
Group 2 Team - India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2, B1.
T20 World Cup 2021 Match schedule, Fixtures Dates and Time Table
|1||17-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||First Round||Group A|
|2||18-Oct-21||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||First Round||Group A|
|3||19-Oct-21||Bangladesh vs Namibia||First Round||Group B|
|4||19-Oct-21||Netherlands vs Scotland||First Round||Group B|
|5||20-Oct-21||Ireland vs Oman||First Round||Group A|
|6||20-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea||First Round||Group A|
|7||21-Oct-21||Namibia vs Scotland||First Round||Group B|
|8||21-Oct-21||Bangladesh vs Netherlands||First Round||Group B|
|9||22-Oct-21||Papua New Guinea vs Ireland||First Round||Group A|
|10||22-Oct-21||Sri Lanka vs Oman||First Round||Group A|
|11||23-Oct-21||FriNetherlands vs Namibia||First Round||Group B|
|12||23-Oct-21||Bangladesh vs Scotland||First Round||Group B|
|13||24-Oct-21||Australia vs Pakistan||Super 12||Group 1|
|14||24-Oct-21||India vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2|
|15||25-Oct-21||TBC vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|16||25-Oct-21||New Zealand vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1|
|17||26-Oct-21||Afghanistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|18||26-Oct-21||England vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|19||27-Oct-21||New Zealand vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|20||28-Oct-21||Afghanistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|21||28-Oct-21||Australia vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1|
|22||29-Oct-21||Pakistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|23||29-Oct-21||India vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|24||30-Oct-21||FriEngland vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2|
|25||30-Oct-21||West Indies vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|26||31-Oct-21||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Super 12||Group 1|
|27||31-Oct-21||Australia vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|28||01-Nov-21||Afghanistan vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2|
|29||01-Nov-21||India vs England||Super 12||Group 2|
|30||02-Nov-21||TBC vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|31||02-Nov-21||New Zealand vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|32||03-Nov-21||Pakistan vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1|
|33||04-Nov-21||Australia vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|34||04-Nov-21||Afghanistan vs England||Super 12||Group 2|
|35||05-Nov-21||South Africa vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|36||05-Nov-21||India vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|37||06-Nov-21||FriPakistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|38||06-Nov-21||Australia vs New Zealand||Super 12||Group 1|
|39||07-Nov-21||England vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|40||07-Nov-21||West Indies vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1|
|41||08-Nov-21||South Africa vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2|
|42||08-Nov-21||India vs Afghanistan||Super 12||Group 2|
|1||11 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||1st Semi-Final|
|2||12 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||2nd Semi-Final|
|3||14 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||Final|
Twenty20 World Cup 2021 Teams - List of 16 Teams
This is list of 16 teams qualified for T20 World Cup 2021 based on the team ranking and qualifying matches. These teams includes 1. India, 2. Pakistan, 3. Australia, 4. England, 5. South Africa, 6. New Zealand, 7. West Indies, 8. Afghanistan, 9. Sri Lanka, 10. Bangladesh, 11. Netherlands, 12. Papua New Guinea, 13. Ireland, 14. Namibia, 15. Scotland, 16. Oman
2021 Twenty20 World Cup Venues / Stadiums
|Dubai International Stadium||Dubai||Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd - Dubai Sports City - Dubai, UAE||25,000|
|Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi||Near Khalifa City A - Abu Dhabi - UAE||20,000|
|Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah||Sharjah, United Arab Emirates||27000|
|Al Amerat Cricket Stadium |
(Oman Cricket Academy Ground)
ICC Men's T20 World Cup Winners History
|Year||Host Country||Fianl Match Venue||Winner Team||Runner-up Team|
|2012||Sri Lanka||Colombo||West Indies||Sri Lanka|
|2021||India (Move to UAE & Oman)|
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Latest News & Updates
ICC has announced the Round 1 and supper 12 team Groups on 16th Juy 2021
India reveals Plan B for upcoming T20 World Cup amid raging pandemic
Twenty20 World Cup 2021 could be moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) if the COVID-19 crisis does not subside in India, the country’s cricket board general manager Dhiraj Malhotra told the BBC.
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This year's T20 World Cup will be moved from India to the United Arab Emirates, with the possibility of including another venue in the Middle East, the ICC said Tuesday on Jun 1, 2021.
ICC Men's T20 World Cup Team Rankings [As of 21 July 2021]