ICC T20 2021 World Cup 2021 is just around the corner, and ICC has already announced the schedule, venues, Time Table, Groups, and Team Rankings. The United Arab Emirates will host the 7th T20 Men’s World Cup.
The good news is that ICC has released the T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule, and the groups have also been announced. The exciting thing is that Pakistan and Indian teams are in the same group, expecting an exhilarating game between the two rivals.
T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule
Sixteen teams are participating in the 2021 edition of the Men’s T20 World Cup, divided into two groups. Group A and B consisted of low-ranking teams. In the first round of the World Cup, Group A and Group B teams will play matches to qualify for the Super 12. One team from each group will be eligible for Super 12 and compete for the trophy. Sri Lanka and Ireland will lock horns in the first match of the first round of ICC World Cup 2021 on 17 October. The Semi-Finals will take place on 11 and 12 November, respectively, and the final match will be witnessed on November 14, 2021. Here is the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule.
|Date||Team 1||Team 2||Venue||Round||Group|
|17-Oct-21||Oman||Papua New Guinea||Oman||First Round||Group B|
|17-Oct-21||Bangladesh||Scotland||Oman||First Round||Group B|
|18-Oct-21||Ireland||Netherlands||Oman||First Round||Group A|
|18-Oct-21||Sri Lanka||Namibia||Oman||First Round||Group A|
|19-Oct-21||Scotland||Papua New Guinea||Oman||First Round||Group B|
|19-Oct-21||Oman||Bangladesh||Oman||First Round||Group B|
|20-Oct-21||Namibia||Netherlands||Abu Dhabi||First Round||Group A|
|20-Oct-21||Sri Lanka||Ireland||Abu Dhabi||First Round||Group A|
|21-Oct-21||Bangladesh||Papua New Guinea||Abu Dhabi||First Round||Group B|
|21-Oct-21||Oman||Scotland||Abu Dhabi||First Round||Group B|
|22-Oct-21||Namibia||Ireland||Sharjah||First Round||Group A|
|22-Oct-21||Sri Lanka||Netherlands||Sharjah||First Round||Group A|
|23-Oct-21||Australia||South Africa||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|23-Oct-21||England||West Indies||Dubai||Super 12||Group 1|
|24-Oct-21||A1||B2||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 1|
|26-Oct-21||South Africa||West Indies||Dubai||Super 12||Group 1|
|27-Oct-21||England||B2||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|28-Oct-21||Australia||A1||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|29-Oct-21||West Indies||B2||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 1|
|30-Oct-21||South Africa||A1||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 2|
|30-Oct-21||England||Australia||Dubai||Super 12||Group 1|
|01-Nov-21||England||A1||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 1|
|02-Nov-21||South Africa||B2||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 2|
|04-Nov-21||Australia||B2||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|04-Nov-21||West Indies||A1||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|06-Nov-21||Australia||West Indies||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|06-Nov-21||England||South Africa||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 1|
|24-Oct-21||India||Pakistan||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|25-Oct-21||Afghanistan||B1||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 2|
|26-Oct-21||Pakistan||New Zealand||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 2|
|27-Oct-21||B1||A2||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|29-Oct-21||Afghanistan||Pakistan||Dubai||Super 12||Group 1|
|31-Oct-21||Afghanistan||A2||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|31-Oct-21||India||New Zealand||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|02-Nov-21||Pakistan||A2||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 2|
|03-Nov-21||New Zealand||A1||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|03-Nov-21||India||Afghanistan||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|05-Nov-21||New Zealand||A2||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 1|
|05-Nov-21||India||B1||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
|07-Nov-21||New Zealand||Afghanistan||Abu Dhabi||Super 12||Group 1|
|07-Nov-21||Pakistan||B1||Sharjah||Super 12||Group 2|
|08-Nov-21||India||A2||Dubai||Super 12||Group 2|
Semi-Final and Finale Schedule
|Match No||Date||Teams||Semi-Final | Final|
|1||10 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||1st Semi-Final|
|2||11 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||2nd Semi-Final|
|3||14 November 2021||TBC vs TBC||Final|
New Venue for T20 World Cup
The grand tournament was to be conducted in Australia initially from October 18 to November 15, 2020. However, due to the pandemic, later it is shifted to India. Still, India was suffering badly from the third wave of Corona, so it is moved to the United Arab Emirates.
Finally, it is happening in the UAE. There will be two consecutive World Cups in 2021 and 2022. The T20 2021 World Cup Venues are:
- Dubai International Stadium
- Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
- Sharjah Stadium
- Oman Cricket Academy Ground
T20 World Cup 2021 Team and group
Sixteen teams are participating in the mega event divided into four groups. Here is the teams’ list.
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- West Indies
- Sri Lanka
- Papua New Guinea
In the super 12 round 8 teams already selected and divided into 2 groups. The remaining 4 teams will be selected from the initial round. The runner-up of group B and winner of group A will add into the super 12 teams.
Round 1 Teams
|Group A||Group B|
|Netherlands||Papua New Guinea|
Super 12s Teams
There are eight teams in Group A and Group B, and from each group, two teams will qualify and join the Super 12. World Cup 2021 Semifinals will be played on 11 and 12 November, while the final will take place on November 14.
|Group 1||Group 2|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
|Winner of Group A||Runner-up Group A|
|Runner-up Group B||Winner Group B|
T20 World Cup 2021 Broadcast and Live Score Streaming
Star Sports Network has grabbed the rights to broadcast live World Cup 2021 matches on television screens. Live Streaming online will be available on the Disney+HotStar website and app. For Live Scores and updates, the best source is Cricbuz. Download the Cricbuzz app to know ball by ball updates, live score, commentary and Cricbuz Schedule.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Tickets
Cricket lovers are anxiously waiting for the World Cup T20 2021 Ticket Price. Watching a live match in a stadium is a beautiful experience. You can book World Cup 2021 tickets online from several websites. The ICC has yet to announce the price, information, and how and where to buy the tickets. Stay tuned with us to keep yourself updated regarding World Cup Ticket updates.
ICC Ranking of Teams
Here is the ICC Team Rankings for World Cup 2021.
|20||Papua New Guinea|
T20 World Cup Winners List Year By Year
ICC has conducted six T20 World Cup tournaments so far. India won the inaugural edition, and later on, after two years, Pakistan won their first T20 World Cup Trophy. Here is the T20 World Cup History.
|Year||Host Country||Finale Venue||Winner Team||Runner-up Team|
|2012||Sri Lanka||Colombo||West Indies||Sri Lanka|
|2021||United Arab Emirates||TBD||TBD||TBD|
T20 CWC 2021 Overview
|ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 Dates||From 17 October 2021 to 14 November 2021|
|Host||Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI)|
|Administrator||International Cricket Council (ICC)|
|Venue||United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman|
|Format||T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)|
|Opening Match||17 October 2021 | Sri Lanka vs Ireland | Oman|
|Semi-Final-1||11 November 2021 | TBD | UAE|
|Semi-Final-2||12 November 2021 | TBD | UAE|
|Final Match||14 November 2021 | TBD | UAE|
|Total Number of Matches played||45|
FAQ About T20 CWC 2021
Is there a T20 World Cup in 2021?
Yes, the T20 World Cup will be played in 2021.
What is the starting date of the ICC T20 CWC 2021?
The starting date of the tournament is 17 October 2021
How many teams are participating in T20 CWC?
There are sixteen teams in the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
What are the Venues of T20 World Cup 2021?
The matches will be played at The Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground
Which country will host the ICC T20 World Cup 2021?
The United Arab Emirates and Oman will host the Men’s T20 World Cup
When will the first match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 be played?
The World Cup 2021 first match will be played between Sri Lanka and Ireland on October 17
When will the match between Pakistan and India be played in World Cup 2021?
Pakistan and India will face each other on October 24
When will the T20 World Cup Final be played?
The final match of World Cup 2021 will be played on November 14