All the cricket lovers around the world are holding their breath during this Covid pandemic; due to this pandemic situation ICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup has been postponed. It has been scheduled between October 2021 and November 2021 in India with 16 participating teams. There will be 45 matches overall. Impact of Covid pandemic prolonged through 2021, as a result, many scheduled match and International events of ICC has to be postponed.
ICC Cricket T20 World Cup Schedule
The opening match will occur between Sri Lanka and Ireland on 18th of October 2021. The other matches of the first round will take place from 19th October to 23rd of October 2021. After that, teams on the super 12 will play their games. There will be two groups on the first round listed as Group A and Group B. there will be twelve matches among group A and group B.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021
|Tournament||T20 World Cup|
|Starting Date||17 Oct 2021|
|Last match date||14 Nov 2021|
|Match Schedule||Check Below|
Winner teams among these two groups will play the second round in Super 12. Super twelve will start onward 24th of October 2021. There will be twenty-nine matches among super twelve groups. India, England, Pakistan, South Africa, Australia are some of the popular major teams of the ICC world cup. The super twelve matches will be over on eighth November 2021 as per schedule.
Super 12 – Group 1 Fixture :
|23-Oct-21||Australia Vs South Africa||4:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|23-Oct-21||England Vs West Indies||8:00 PM||Dubai|
|24-Oct-21||Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka||4:00 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||South Africa Vs West Indies||4:00 PM||Dubai|
|27-Oct-21||England Vs Bangladesh||4:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|28-Oct-21||Australia Vs Sri Lanka||8:00 PM||Dubai|
|29-Oct-21||West Indies Vs Bangladesh||4:00 PM||Sharjah|
|30-Oct-21||South Africa Vs Sri Lanka||4:00 PM||Sharjah|
|30-Oct-21||England Vs Australia||8:00 PM||Dubai|
|01-Nov-21||England Vs Sri Lanka||8:00 PM||Sharjah|
|02-Nov-21||South Africa Vs Bangladesh||4:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|04-Nov-21||Australia Vs Bangladesh||4:00 PM||Dubai|
|04-Nov-21||West Indies Vs Sri Lanka||8:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|06-Nov-21||Australia Vs West Indies||4:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|06-Nov-21||England Vs South Africa||8:00 PM||Sharjah|
Super 12 – Group 2 Fixture:
|24-Oct-21||India Vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|25-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||Pakistan Vs New Zealand||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|27-Oct-21||B1 Vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|29-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs Pakistan||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|31-Oct-21||Afghanistan Vs A2||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|31-Oct-21||India Vs New Zealand||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|02-Nov-21||Pakistan Vs A2||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|03-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs B1||3:30 PM||Dubai|
|03-Nov-21||India Vs Afghanistan||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|05-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs A2||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|05-Nov-21||India Vs B1||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|07-Nov-21||New Zealand Vs Afghanistan||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|07-Nov-21||Pakistan Vs B1||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|08-Nov-21||India Vs A2||7:30 PM||Dubai|
It will be the 7th ICC Men’s T20 cricket world cup. Whereas the 6th ICC Men’s T20 tournament; which was about to happen back in 2020 postponed in 2022 due to the Covid pandemic. Now, these teams are playing for the selection round around the year.
On the other hand, Semi-final matches will be held from eleven November to fifteen November. After the semi-finals, the winning teams will play in the final round. Every cricket lover shall hold their breath until November. T20 World Cup 2021 schedule is yet to declare officially.
The final and semi-finals will take place-
|Semi-finals 1||TBC vs TBC||11th of November 2021|
|Semi-finals 2||TBC vs TBC||12th of November 2021|
|Finals||TBC vs TBC||15th of November 2021|
Man’s Team Ranking
In this ranking chart, England and India are the favorite teams worldwide. India is top of the Test ranking and England is top of both ODI series and T20 ranking. There are 49 teams on the T20 ranking, among these, Bangladesh stands for the 10th position, and India has been at the top of the ICC ranking since October 2016, after twenty-eight years India won the world cup trophy back in 2011.
On the other hand, England has longed for this position during this period. England also holds the top position of ‘One day International (ODI Championship)’ and ‘twenty 20 International’. There has been a tough competition between these two teams.
T20 World Cup 2021 Venue
Till now, the T20 World Cup 2021 Venue of all the matches to be held in the T20 World Cup were to be held in India. But in view of the continuing spread of Covid 19 and the threat of its third wave, all matches will now be held in the UAE. We are going to give you all the information about the venues of the matches. The T20 World Cup Venue 2021 has 4 stadiums in the UAE, which include Dubai International Stadium, Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Stadium and Oman Cricket Academy Ground.
Countdown has been started for ICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule that is the most prestigious event of the cricket world. Despite Covid situation, the T20 world cup is one of the lucrative attractions for cricket lovers worldwide. Though Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are not on the list of super 12, it is the first time for Papua New Guinea in a world cup tournament.