T20 World Cup Schedule 2021

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.

  • T20 World Cup begins on October 17 (Only qualifier matches)
  • Eight-team qualifier matches will be held in Oman
  • Mainstream T20 World Cup begins on October 24
  • T20 World Cup concludes on November 14
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  • T20 World Cup Highlights
  • T20 World Cup Schedule
  • T20 World Cup Teams
  • T20 World Cup Venues
  • T20 World Cup Winner
  • T20 World Cup Team Ranking
  • 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Highlights

    ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021From 17 October 2021 to 14 November 2021
    Host CountryIndia - Shift to UAE & Oman
    AdministratorInternational Cricket Council (ICC)
    FormatT20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)
    Opening Match17 October 2021 (Sunday)
    Semi-Final-111 November 2021 (Thursday)
    Semi-Final-212 November 2021 (Friday)
    Final Match14 November 2021 (Sunday)
    Participants Team16
    Total Matches to be played45
    First Edition2007
    Most Successful TeamWest Indies (2 titles)
    Most Runs:Mahela Jayawardene (1016)
    Most Wickets:Shahid Afridi (39)
    Next T20 World Cup Host CountryAustralia (October 2022)
    Official Websitehttps://www.t20worldcup.com/

    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.

    T20 World Cup Group Schedule

    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 Teams

    Group 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

    Match NoDateTeamsRoundGroup
    117-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs IrelandFirst RoundGroup A
    218-Oct-21Papua New Guinea vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
    319-Oct-21Bangladesh vs NamibiaFirst RoundGroup B
    419-Oct-21Netherlands vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
    520-Oct-21Ireland vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
    620-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs Papua New GuineaFirst RoundGroup A
    721-Oct-21Namibia vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
    821-Oct-21Bangladesh vs NetherlandsFirst RoundGroup B
    922-Oct-21Papua New Guinea vs IrelandFirst RoundGroup A
    1022-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
    1123-Oct-21FriNetherlands vs NamibiaFirst RoundGroup B
    1223-Oct-21Bangladesh vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
    1324-Oct-21Australia vs PakistanSuper 12Group 1
    1424-Oct-21India vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
    1525-Oct-21TBC vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    1625-Oct-21New Zealand vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
    1726-Oct-21Afghanistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    1826-Oct-21England vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    1927-Oct-21New Zealand vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    2028-Oct-21Afghanistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    2128-Oct-21Australia vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
    2229-Oct-21Pakistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    2329-Oct-21India vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    2430-Oct-21FriEngland vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
    2530-Oct-21West Indies vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    2631-Oct-21New Zealand vs PakistanSuper 12Group 1
    2731-Oct-21Australia vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    2801-Nov-21Afghanistan vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
    2901-Nov-21India vs EnglandSuper 12Group 2
    3002-Nov-21TBC vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    3102-Nov-21New Zealand vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    3203-Nov-21Pakistan vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
    3304-Nov-21Australia vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    3404-Nov-21Afghanistan vs EnglandSuper 12Group 2
    3505-Nov-21South Africa vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    3605-Nov-21India vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    3706-Nov-21FriPakistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    3806-Nov-21Australia vs New ZealandSuper 12Group 1
    3907-Nov-21England vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    4007-Nov-21West Indies vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
    4108-Nov-21South Africa vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
    4208-Nov-21India vs AfghanistanSuper 12Group 2
    Match NoDateTeamsSemi-Final|Final
    111 November 2021TBC vs TBC1st Semi-Final
    212 November 2021TBC vs TBC2nd Semi-Final
    314 November 2021TBC vs TBCFinal

    Check here T20 World Cup Points Table (All Time)

    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

    StadiumCityAddressCapacity
    Dubai International StadiumDubaiSheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd - Dubai Sports City - Dubai, UAE25,000
    Sheikh Zayed Cricket StadiumAbu DhabiNear Khalifa City A - Abu Dhabi - UAE20,000
    Sharjah Cricket StadiumSharjahSharjah, United Arab Emirates27000
    Al Amerat Cricket Stadium
    (Oman Cricket Academy Ground)
    OmanMuscat, Oman3000


    ICC Men's T20 World Cup Winners History

    YearHost CountryFianl Match VenueWinner TeamRunner-up Team
    2007South AfricaJohannesburgIndiaPakistan
    2009EnglandLondonPakistanSri Lanka
    2010West IndiesBridgetownEnglandAustralia
    2012Sri LankaColomboWest IndiesSri Lanka
    2014BangladeshDhakaSri LankaIndia
    2016IndiaKolkataWest IndiesEngland
    2021India (Move to UAE & Oman)   
    2022AustraliaMelbourne 

    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.

    The T20 World Cup will have 20 teams across a 55-match event in 2024, 2026, 2028 and 2030.

    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]

    RankTeamMatchesPointsRating
    1England287786278
    2India256811272
    3New Zealand236048263
    4Pakistan338598261
    5Australia286931248
    6South Africa256129245
    7Afghanistan122826236
    8West Indies286581235
    9Sri Lanka163607225
    10Bangladesh132921225
    11Zimbabwe193628191
    12Ireland193566188
    13Nepal193556187
    14Scotland112035185
    15UAE112023184
    16PNG142501179
    17Netherlands203504175
    18Oman101732173
    19Namibia142204157
    20Singapore121678140