ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule With PDF, India Squad, Schedule India, Groups, Team List, All Team Squad, Time Table, Tickets, And Venue

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule With PDF, India Squad, Schedule India, Groups, Team List, All Team Squad, Time Table, Tickets, And Venue

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule With PDF, Schedule India, India Squad, Team List, All Team Squad, Time Table, Tickets, And Venue
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule With PDF, Schedule India, India Squad, Team List, All Team Squad, Time Table, Tickets, And Venue

In this article, we give you all the details of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule with PDF, India squad, schedule India, groups, team list, all team squad, timetable, tickets, and venue.

The cricket extravaganza is once again on its track after almost a couple of years’ stagnancy due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the globe. In the same regard, the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, which was slated to take place in 2020 is now being conducted in 2021 from October 17 to November 14 in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman.

The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 was originally scheduled to take place from October 18 to November 15, 2020. The International Cricket Council (ICC), in 2020, assured that the hosting rights of the T20 World Cup will remain with India only but due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the tournament had to be officially shifted to UAE and Oman.

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T20 World Cup 2021 trophy
T20 World Cup 2021 trophy (Image Credit: Twitter)

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule With PDF

The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 schedule has officially been released by the International Cricket Council. The tournament is all set to begin with the qualifiers round from October 17 and will come to an end on October 22. From October 23, the Super12 round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will commence and last until November 08.

ICC T20I World Cup 2021 trophy
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 trophy (Image Credit: Twitter)

The knockout round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will begin from November 10 as the first semi-final will take place in Abu Dhabi followed by the second semi-final and the final being played out at Dubai.

The tournament will be played in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) across four venues of Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. Only the qualifier matches will take place in Oman and the entire Super12 and the knockout round of the T20 World Cup 2021 will take place in the UAE.

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In total, 45 matches will be played in the tournament this year including the qualifier matches. The ICC had already divided the pre-qualified teams into four groups. The qualification was based on the ICC T20 Team Rankings dated March 20, 2021. Before we head towards the official schedule of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, let’s have a look at the four groups that the teams are placed in.

Group A Group B
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Bangladesh National Cricket Team
Round 1 Ireland National Cricket Team Scotland National Cricket Team
The Netherlands National Cricket Team Papua New Guinea National Cricket Team
Nambia National Cricket Team Oman National Cricket Team

*Top two teams from each group advance to Super 12s

Group 1 Group 2
England National Cricket Team India National Cricket Team
Australia National Cricket Team New Zealand National Cricket Team
Super 12s South Africa National Cricket Team Pakistan National Cricket Team
West Indies National Cricket Team Afghanistan National Cricket Team
A1 A2
B2 B1

*The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-finals

Tournament T20 World Cup
Year 2021
Format Twenty- Twenty
Hosts UAE
Organizer ICC
Start Date 17-10-21
Final Date 14-11-21

Below is the complete ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule:

Match No Date Fixture Time (IST) Venue Stage
1 Oct-17 Oman vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
2 Oct-17 Bangladesh vs Scotland 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
3 Oct-18 Ireland vs the Netherlands 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
4 Oct-18 Sri Lanka vs Namibia 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
5 Oct-19 Scotland vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
6 Oct-19 Oman vs Bangladesh 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
7 Oct-20 Namibia vs the Netherlands 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
8 Oct-20 Sri Lanka vs Ireland 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
9 Oct-21 Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
10 Oct-21 Oman vs Scotland 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
11 Oct-22 Namibia vs Ireland 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
12 Oct-22 Sri Lanka vs the Netherlands 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
13 Oct-23 Australia vs South Africa 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
14 Oct-23 England vs West Indies 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
15 Oct-24 A1 vs B2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
16 Oct-24 India vs Pakistan 19:30 Dubai Super 12
17 Oct-25 Afghanistan vs B1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
18 Oct-26 South Africa vs West Indies 15:30 Dubai Super 12
19 Oct-26 Pakistan vs New Zealand 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
20 Oct-27 England vs B2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
21 Oct-27 B1 vs A2 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
22 Oct-28 Australia vs A1 19:30 Dubai Super 12
23 Oct-29 West Indies vs B2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
24 Oct-29 Afghanistan vs Pakistan 19:30 Dubai Super 12
25 Oct-30 South Africa vs A1 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
26 Oct-30 England vs Australia 19:30 Dubai Super 12
27 Oct-31 Afghanistan vs A2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
28 Oct-31 India vs New Zealand 19:30 Dubai Super 12
29 Nov-01 England vs A1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
30 Nov-02 South Africa vs B2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
31 Nov-02 Pakistan vs A2 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
32 Nov-03 New Zealand vs B1 15:30 Dubai Super 12
33 Nov-03 India vs Afghanistan 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
34 Nov-04 Australia vs B2 15:30 Dubai Super 12
35 Nov-04 West Indies vs A1 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
36 Nov-05 New Zealand vs A2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
37 Nov-05 India vs B1 19:30 Dubai Super 12
38 Nov-06 Australia vs West Indies 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
39 Nov-06 England vs South Africa 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
40 Nov-07 New Zealand vs Afghanistan 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
41 Nov-07 Pakistan vs B1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
42 Nov-08 India vs A2 19:30 Dubai Super 12
43 Nov-10 Semi-Final 1 19:30 Abu Dhabi Playoff
44 Nov-11 Semi-Final 2 19:30 Dubai Playoff
45 Nov-14 Final 19:30 Dubai Final

To get the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule PDF, click here.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule India

The India National Cricket Team has already created a lot of buzz in the Global cricketing spectrum with their surreal squad depth ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup this year. They will surely be among the favorites to win the T20 World Cup title this year. In the last couple of years, team India has developed an insane bench strength, and looking at their probable squad, it is easy to comprehend why they are fan favorites.

India National Cricket Team
India National Cricket Team. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Thus, ever since the official schedule for the T20 World Cup 2021 has been released by the ICC, there is a lot of buzz around team India’s schedule in the tournament. The Men in Blue will be taking on arch-rivals Pakistan in their first Super 12 game of the tournament on October 24 in Dubai, which will also proceed the beginnings for Group 2 in the tournament.

After the blockbuster clash, team India will be taking on New Zealand on October 31 in Dubai. On November 03, India and Afghanistan will lock horns in a blockbuster clash in Abu Dhabi. After this game, the Indian Cricket Team will lock horns against the 1st qualifier from Group B on November 05 followed by the match against the 2nd qualifier of Group A on November 08. Both these matches will be played in Dubai.

Below is the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule India:

Match No Date Fixture Time (IST) Venue Stage
1 24 October 2021 India vs Pakistan 19:30 Dubai Super12
2 31 October 2021 India vs New Zealand 19:30 Dubai Super12
3 03 November 2021 India vs Afghanistan 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super12
4 05 November 2021 India vs B1 19:30 Dubai Super12
5 08 November 2021 India vs A2 19:30 Dubai Super12

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 India Squad

The India National Cricket Team will be going into the T20 World Cup this year as the hot favorites to win the tournament. One of the major reasons behind this theory is the serious depth that team India has got in terms of their squad management.

A pool of 25 players is all ready to take on any challenge in the T20 World Cup this year. The BCCI, however, has not announced India’s final squad for the T20 World Cup 2021.

India National Cricket Team
India National Cricket Team. Image Credits: BCCI

Predicted India’s Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan.

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ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Groups And Team List

A total of 12 teams will be competing in the Super12 round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Out of these 12 teams, a total of 8 teams have already qualified for the Super12 stage of the T20 World Cup 2021. This qualification was based on the ICC T20 Team Rankings as of March 20, 2021.

These 8 teams will be accompanied by 4 more teams, dividing them into two groups each. These four teams will be selected on the basis of the Qualifier round of the T20 World Cup 2021 which will take place from October 17 to October 22. The teams that will be a part of the qualifier rounds have also been divided into two groups, Group A and Group B.

Group A consists of Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Namibia. Group B consists of Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, and Oman. The 8 teams that have had a direct qualification in the tournament, have already been divided into two groups, Group 1 and Group 2, with 4 teams each being placed in each group.

India vs Pakistan
India vs Pakistan. Image Credits: Twitter

Group 1 consists of England, Australia, West Indies, and South Africa. These four sides will be accompanied by the first qualifier team of Group A and the second qualifier team of Group B. Group 2 consists of India, Pakistan, New Zealand, and Afghanistan and they will be accompanied by the second qualifier team of Group A and the first qualifier team of Group B.

Group A Group B
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Bangladesh National Cricket Team
Round 1 Ireland National Cricket Team Scotland National Cricket Team
The Netherlands National Cricket Team Papua New Guinea National Cricket Team
Nambia National Cricket Team Oman National Cricket Team

*Top two teams from each group advance to Super 12s

Group 1 Group 2
England National Cricket Team India National Cricket Team
Australia National Cricket Team New Zealand National Cricket Team
Super 12s South Africa National Cricket Team Pakistan National Cricket Team
West Indies National Cricket Team Afghanistan National Cricket Team
A1 A2
B2 B1

*The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-finals

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 All Team Squad

So far, only the New Zealand National Cricket Team and the Australia National Cricket Team have announced their squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 this year. Both New Zealand and Australia have named a 15-men squad for the T20 World Cup this year. While Kane Williamson will be leading the BlackCaps in the tournament, Cricket Australia (CA) have reposed their faith in Aaron Finch for the tournament.

Australia Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Australia Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Image Credits: Twitter

New Zealand Squad for T20 World Cup 2021: Kane Williamson (c), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.

Australia Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Aaron Finch (C), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins (VC), Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa. Traveling reserves: Dan Christian, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Sams.

Apart from New Zealand and Australia, no other team has finalized its squad for the T20 World Cup. However, based on analysis, we will provide you the predicted 15-member squads of all the other 6 teams which have qualified for the Super12 of the T20 World Cup.

Predicted India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.

Predicted Pakistan Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Sharjeel Khan, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Arshad Iqbal.

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Predicted England Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Reece Topley.

Predicted West Indies Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Kevin Sinclair.

Predicted South Africa Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma (c), JJ Smuts, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Anrich Nortje.

Predicted Afghanistan Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Time Table (All Times In IST)

Round 1 qualifiers

Oct. 17 — Oman v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Bangladesh v Scotland, Muscat (7:30 pm)

Oct. 18 –Ireland v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Namibia, Abu Dhabi (7:30 pm)

Oct. 19 –Scotland v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Oman v Bangladesh, Muscat (7:30 pm)

Oct. 20 –Namibia v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Ireland, Abu Dhabi (7:30 pm)

Oct. 21 –Bangladesh v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Oman v Scotland, Muscat (7:30 pm)

Oct. 22 — Namibia v Ireland, Sharjah (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Netherlands, Sharjah (7:30 pm)

Super 12

Group 1 fixtures

Oct. 23 – Australia vs South Africa 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Oct. 23 – England vs West Indies 7:30 pm Dubai

Oct. 24 – A1 vs B2 3:30 pm Sharjah

Oct. 26 – South Africa vs West Indies – 3:30 pm Dubai

Oct. 27 – England vs B2 – 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Oct. 28 – Australia vs A1 – 7:30 pm Dubai

Oct. 29 – West Indies vs B2 – 3:30 pm Sharjah

Oct. 30 – South Africa vs A1 – 3:30 pm Sharjah

Oct. 30 – England vs Australia – 7:30 pm Dubai

Nov. 1 – England vs A1 – 7:30 pm Sharjah

Nov. 2 – South Africa vs B2 – 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 4 – Australia vs B2 – 3:30 pm Dubai

Nov. 4 – West Indies vs A1 – 7:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 6 – Australia vs West Indies – 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 6 – England vs South Africa – 7:30 pm Sharjah

Group 2 fixtures

Oct. 24 – India vs Pakistan 7:30 pm Dubai

Oct. 25 – Afghanistan vs B1 7:30 pm Sharjah

Oct. 26 – Pakistan vs New Zealand 7:30 pm Sharjah

Oct. 27 – B1 vs A2 – 7:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Oct. 29 – Afghanistan vs Pakistan – 7:30 pm Dubai

Oct. 31 – Afghanistan vs A2 – 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Oct. 31 – India vs New Zealand – 7:30 pm Dubai

Nov. 2 – Pakistan vs A2 – 7:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 3 – New Zealand vs B1 – 3:30 pm Dubai

Nov. 3 – India vs Afghanistan – 7:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 5 – New Zealand vs A2 – 3:30 pm Sharjah

Nov. 5 – India vs B1 – 7:30 pm Dubai

Nov. 7 – New Zealand vs Afghanistan – 3:30 pm Abu Dhabi

Nov. 7 – Pakistan vs B1 – 7:30 pm Sharjah

Nov. 8 – India vs A2 – 7:30 pm Dubai

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Tickets

As of now, there is no official confirmation from the ICC whether or not the spectators will be allowed in the stadiums for T20 World Cup 2021. Thus, the International Cricket Council has not put up tickets on sale. However, reports have emerged stating that the spectators will be allowed in the stadium in the latter stage of IPL 2021.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. (Credits: Twitter)

All the matches of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will take place in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. The qualifier matches will be played in Oman while the entire Super12 and knockout stage will be played in the United Arab Emirates.

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In Oman, all the games will be played at the Al Almerat Stadium in Muscat while in the UAE, the three venues which have been finalized for the T20 World Cup are the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai and the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium in Sharjah.

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