Earlier on June 29, the ICC had told that the T20 World Cup will no longer be held in India and will be organized jointly by the UAE and Oman.In August, the ICC T20 World Cup Schedule 2021 was issued by the ICC and the matches will be organized in two rounds, in which the top 4 teams out of 8 teams in the first round will qualify for the Super 12 and then 12 teams from the Super 12 will play for the World Cup and the first match of the Indian team will be against Pakistan on 24 -10-21 .
In the World Cup, first 8 teams will play Super 8 matches from 17 October to 23 October, after which the top 4 teams will qualify for Super 12. Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Namibia are in the first group of 8 teams of the first round of T20 World Cup and Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman are named in the second group.
ICC T20 World Cup Schedule 2021
The full schedule of T20 World Cup 2021 has been released by the ICC. Round-1 will start from October 17 and the first match will be played between Oman and Papua New Guinea. At the same time, the matches of Super-12 will start from 23 October as in the first match of Group One of Super-12, the team of Australia and South Africa will face each other. At the same time, in Group-2, the India-Pakistan team will face-to-face on October 24.
The semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 202 will be played on November 10 and 11 and the final match will be played on November 14. On the day when there will be two matches, the first match will be played at 3:30 PM as per Indian Standard time and the second match will be played at 7:30 PM as per Indian Standard time.
T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule, Match Date, time Fixtures
|Match Number||Match Date||Name of the Teams||Match Time (IST)||Match Venue|
|Match Number- 1||17 -10-21||Oman vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 2||17 -10-21||Bangladesh vs Scotland||7:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 3||18 -10-21||Ireland vs Netherlands||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 4||18 -10-21||Sri Lanka vs Namibia||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 5||19 -10-21||Scotland vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 6||19 -10-21||Oman vs Bangladesh||7:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 7||20 -10-21||Namibia vs Netherlands||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 8||20 -10-21||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 9||21 -10-21||Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea||3:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 10||21 -10-21||Oman vs Scotland||7:30 PM||Oman|
|Match Number- 11||22 -10-21||Namibia vs Ireland||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 12||22 -10-21||Sri Lanka vs Netherlands||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 13||23 -10-21||Australia vs South Africa||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 14||23 -10-21||England vs West Indies||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 15||24 -10-21||A1 vs B2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 16||25 -10-21||India Vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 17||25 -10-21||Afghanistan vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 18||26 -10-21||South Africa vs West Indies||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 19||26 -10-21||Pakistan vs New zealand||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 20||27 -10-21||England vs B2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 21||27 -10-21||B1 vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 22||28 -10-21||Australia vs A1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 23||29 -10-21||West Indies vs B2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 24||29 -10-21||Afghanistan vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 25||30 -10-21||South Africa vs A1||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 26||30 -10-21||England vs Australia||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 27||31 -10-21||Afghanistan vs A2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 28||31 -10-21||India vs New Zealand||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 29||01 -11-21||England vs A1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 30||02 -11-21||South Africa vs B2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 31||02 -11-21||Pakistan vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 32||03 -11-21||New Zealand vs B1||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number-33||03 -11-21||India vs Afghnistan||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 34||04 -11-21||Australia vs B2||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 35||04 -11-21||West Indies vs A1||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 36||05 -11-21||New Zealand vs A2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 37||05 -11-21||India vs B1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 38||06 -11-21||Australia vs West Indies||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 39||06 -11-21||England vs South Africa||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 40||07 -11-21||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 41||07 -11-21||Pakistan vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|Match Number- 42||08 -11-21||India vs A2||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 44||10 -11-21||A1 vs B2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Match Number- 45||11 -11-21||A2 vs B1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Match Number- 46||14 -11-21||Winner of Semi Final-1 vs Winner of Semi Final-2||7:30 PM||Dubai|
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Indian Matches
All the countries have announced their respective teams for the upcoming T20 World Cup. This year a total of 16 teams will enter the field with the intention of winning the T20 World Cup title. For the first time under the leadership of Virat Kohli, the Indian team is going to participate in this tournament.
Team India has not been able to win any T20 World Cup title since 2007 and with this, India is also waiting for its first ICC trophy since 2013. The most experienced captain of all the teams participating in the World Cup this year is England’s Eoin Morgan. All the 5 captains who have won the World Cup so far will not be seen playing in the tournament this time.
This time the T20 World is to be organized in UAE and Oman from 17 October to 14 November and this is the 7th edition of the T20 World Cup. So far, 5 teams have won the title in the history of the World Cup. Darren Sammy and MS Dhoni have played the most finals as captains so far while Sammy has won both the final matches on one hand, Dhoni was successful in winning the title only in 2007.
India and Pakistan are placed together in Group 2 and you can expect a great match. Apart from this, New Zealand and Afghanistan are also included in the group with India, while Australia, England, South Africa and West Indies are in same group.
ICC T20 World Cup Schedule 2021- FAQs
West Indies has won the T20 World Cup two times, one in 2012 and second in 2016.
T20 World Cup 2021 tournament will be organized in UAE and Oman.
There are total 16 teams are playing in ICC sponsored T20 World Cup 2021 cricket tournament