ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule, Teams, Groups & Venues

ICC World T20 2021
T20 World Cup Schedule 2021

At last International cricket council has finalized the proceedings for ICC T20 World Cup 2021. ICC Word T20 was initially planned to take place in India but due to Covid-19 cases in India, ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will now jointly take place in Oman & United Arab Emirates with hosting rights to remain with BCCI.

2020 edition of T20 world cup which was already postponed and Australia will now host their edition of T20 World cup later on.

ICC T20 World Cup Format

T20 World Cup 2021 will take place in two phases. Initially eight teams divided in two groups will play Qualifiers and top two teams of each group (A1, A2 B1, and B2) will join top 8 teams in super 12.

Top 8 teams in ICC T20 rankings are already divided into two groups based on their rankings on the cut off date of 20 March 2021

Super 12 groups are also divided in two groups to play super 12 part of the competition.

T20 World Cup 2021 Teams & Groups:

T20 World Cup 2021 Qualifiers Group

Qualifier Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Oman

T20 World Cup 2021 Groups

Qualifier Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Namibia

ICC World T20 2021 -Group 1


Defnding champion West Indies is featuring in the group 1 with one England who won 2010 edition of the ICC T20 World cup. Australia and South Africa are the two other top tier teams in group 1.

Super 12 Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies  A1 (winner of Group A) & B2 (Runner-up of B2)

ICC World T20 2021 -Group 2

Arch rivals India and Pakistan who only face each other in ICC events will be present in Group 2 and both will face each other at least once during 2021 T20 World Cup. New Zelaand and Afghanistan are the other two top tier teams in group 2.

Super 12 Group 2:  India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, B1 (winner of Group B) & A2 Runner-up of Group A).

T20 World Cup 2021 Venues

T20 World Cup 2021 venues are now Dubai , Sharjah & Oman. Qulaifier and group matches of upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will take place in below stadiums.

  • Dubai International Stadium
  • The Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi,
  • The Sharjah Stadium
  • The Oman Cricket Academy Ground.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winners

  • Indian won 2007 edition of ICC T20 world cup
  • Pakistan won 2009 edition of ICC T20 world cup
  • England Win 2010 edition of ICC T20 world cup
  • West Indies won 2012 edition of ICC T20 world cup
  • Sri Lanka won 2014 edition of ICC T20 world cup
  • West Indies won 2016 edition of ICC T20 world cup

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Fixtures

Schedule of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 edition is already revealed. The dates of the ICC World T20 is finalized and as per ICC World T20 2021 time table tournament will be played between 17 October to 14 November 2021.

 

WT20 Schedule 2021 comprising of 45 matches including 12 Qualifiers, 30 Super 12, 2 semi Finals and 1 Final.  For complete details of T20 WC 2021 Schedule you may refer to below table. 

Match # Date Day Group Type TBC vs TBC Venue  Time
1 17-Oct Sun B Qualifier Oman vs Papua New Guinea Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 3:00 PM
2 17-Oct Sun B Qualifier Bangladesh vs Scotland Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 7:00 PM
3 18-Oct Mon A Qualifier Ireland vs Netherlands Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
4 18-Oct Mon A Qualifier Sri Lanka vs Namibia Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
5 19-Oct Tue B Qualifier Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 3:00 PM
6 19-Oct Tue B Qualifier Oman vs Bangladesh Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 7:00 PM
7 20-Oct Wed A Qualifier Namibia vs Netherlands Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
8 20-Oct Wed A Qualifier Sri Lanka vs Ireland Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
9 21-Oct Thu B Qualifier Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 3:00 PM
10 21-Oct Thu B Qualifier Oman vs Scotland Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat 7:00 PM
11 22-Oct Fri A Qualifier Namibia vs Ireland Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM
12 22-Oct Fri A Qualifier Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
13 23-Oct Sat 1 Super 12 Australia vs South Africa Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
14 23-Oct Sat 1 Super 13 England vs West Indies Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
15 24-Oct Sun 1 Super 14 A1 vs B2, 15th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM
16 24-Oct Sun 2 Super 15 India vs Pakistan Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
17 25-Oct Mon 2 Super 16 Afghanistan vs B1 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
18 26-Oct Tue 1 Super 17 South Africa vs West Indies Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 3:00 PM
19 26-Oct Tue 2 Super 18 Pakistan vs New Zealand Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
20 27-Oct Wed 1 Super 19 England vs B2 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
21 27-Oct Wed 2 Super 20 B1 vs A2 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
22 28-Oct Thu 1 Super 21 Australia vs A1 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
23 29-Oct Fri 1 Super 22 West Indies vs B2 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM
24 29-Oct Fri 2 Super 23 Afghanistan vs Pakistan Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
25 30-Oct Sat 1 Super 24 South Africa vs A1 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM
26 30-Oct Sat 1 Super 25 England vs Australia Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
27 31-Oct Sun 2 Super 26 Afghanistan vs A2 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
28 31-Oct Sun 2 Super 27 India vs New Zealand Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
29 1-Nov Mon 1 Super 28 England vs A1 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
30 2-Nov Tue 1 Super 29 South Africa vs B2 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
31 2-Nov Tue 2 Super 30 Pakistan vs A2 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
32 3-Nov Wed 2 Super 31 New Zealand vs B1 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 3:00 PM
33 3-Nov Wed 2 Super 32 India vs Afghanistan Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
34 4-Nov Thu 1 Super 33 Australia vs B2 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 3:00 PM
35 4-Nov Thu 1 Super 34 West Indies vs A1 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
36 5-Nov Fri 2 Super 35 New Zealand vs A2 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM
37 5-Nov Fri 2 Super 36 India vs B1 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
38 6-Nov Sat 1 Super 37 Australia vs West Indies Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
39 6-Nov Sat 1 Super 38 England vs South Africa Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
40 7-Nov Sun 2 Super 39 New Zealand vs Afghanistan Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM
41 7-Nov Sun 2 Super 40 Pakistan vs B1 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 7:00 PM
42 8-Nov Mon 2 Super 41 India vs A2 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
43 10-Nov Wed Semi Final TBC vs TBC Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 7:00 PM
44 11-Nov Thu Semi Final TBC vs TBC Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM
45 14-Nov Sun Final TBC vs TBC Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 7:00 PM

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