As per the schedule introduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC), India’s subsequent opponent will likely be New Zealand on October 31 in Dubai, adopted by a match towards Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on November 3.
India’s remaining two Tremendous 12 matches are towards the winner of Group B (November 5 in Dubai) and second positioned aspect of Group A (November 8 in Dubai).
The match’s first spherical kicks off on October 17 in Oman, with the hosts taking up Papua New Guinea and Bangladesh enjoying Scotland.
Group A consists of 2014 champions Sri Lanka, Eire, the Netherlands and Namibia, whereas Group B has Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman.
The highest two groups from every group will qualify for the Tremendous 12 stage.
The Tremendous 12s — spherical two of the match, with two teams — will start on October 23, with Australia going through South Africa in Abu Dhabi and England up towards title holders and two-time champions West Indies in Dubai.
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The primary semifinal will likely be held in Abu Dhabi on November 10, whereas the second will likely be performed in Dubai on November 11.
The ultimate will likely be held in Dubai on November 14 with November 15 marked as reserve day.
The match is being hosted by India within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman since a 3rd wave of the COVID-19 is being anticipated at the moment of the match.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam is trying ahead to opening their marketing campaign and mentioned his aspect will really feel at residence in UAE circumstances having performed there on constant foundation.
“For Pakistan, the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 is sort of a residence occasion because the UAE has been our venue for greater than a decade. We’ve not solely nurtured our expertise and developed our aspect within the UAE however have additionally crushed the highest sides in these circumstances to peak to number-one within the ICC T20I Crew Rankings,” he mentioned.
“All of the gamers are excited, motivated and enthusiastic, and consider this match as a chance to showcase our prowess and re-establish our superiority within the shortest format of the sport in circumstances that swimsuit us finest.”
“From a private perspective, this will likely be my first ICC main occasion as Pakistan captain. I tasted success in 2017 and suffered disappointment in 2019 after we missed out on a semi-final spot by a fraction of some extent regardless of beating each the finalists in league matches,” Azam added.
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard is keen to defend their 2016 title, which they gained by beating England in a pulsating closing on the Eden Gardens with Carlos Brathwaite blasting 4 consecutive sixes within the final over to show the tables.
“We’ve a very fascinating Tremendous 12 group, which sees us come up towards Australia, England and South Africa. We won’t wait to get began! West Indian cricketers have at all times performed an thrilling model of cricket and I’m certain our followers within the Caribbean and everywhere in the world are extremely anticipating seeing us in motion,’ he mentioned.
England captain Eoin Morgan expects the T20 World Cup to be a closely-contested occasion.
“The ICC Males’s T20 World Cup goes to be good. The usual of T20 cricket world wide is bettering exponentially and each nation has an opportunity of changing into World Champions. It must be one of many closest and best world tournaments to this point and we won’t wait to get began.”
17 Oct: Oman v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (14h00); Bangladesh v Scotland, Muscat.
18 Oct: Eire v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (14h00); Sri Lanka v Namibia, Abu Dhabi.
19 Oct: Scotland v PNG, Muscat (14h00); Oman v Bangladesh, Muscat.
20 Oct: Namibia v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (14h00); Sri Lanka v Eire, Abu Dhabi.
21 Oct: Bangladesh v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (14h00); Oman v Scotland, Muscat.
22 Oct: Namibia v Eire, Sharjah (14h00); Sri Lanka v Netherlands, Sharjah.
23 Oct: Australia v South Africa, Abu Dhabi (14h00); England v West Indies, Dubai.
24 Oct: A1 v B2, Sharjah (14h00); India v Pakistan, Dubai.
25 Oct: Afghanistan v B1, Sharjah.
26 Oct: South Africa v West Indies, Dubai (14h00); Pakistan v New Zealand, Sharjah.
27 Oct: England v B2, Abu Dhabi (14h00); B1 v A2, Abu Dhabi.
28 Oct: Australia v A1, Dubai.
29 Oct: West Indies v B2, Sharjah (14h00); Pakistan v Afghanistan, Dubai.
30 Oct: South Africa v A1, Sharjah (14h00); Australia v England, Dubai.
31 Oct: Afghanistan v A2, Abu Dhabi (14h00); India v New Zealand, Dubai.
1 Nov: England v A1, Sharjah.
2 Nov: South Africa v B2, Abu Dhabi (14h00); Pakistan v A2, Abu Dhabi.
3 Nov: New Zealand v B1, Dubai (14h00); India v Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi.
4 Nov: Australia v B2, Dubai (14h00); West indies v A1, Abu Dhabi.
5 Nov: New Zealand v A2, Sharjah (14h00); India v B1, Dubai.
6 Nov: Australia v West Indies, Abu Dhabi (14h00); England v South Africa, Sharjah.
7 Nov: New Zealand v Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi (14h00): Pakistan v B1, Sharjah.
8 Nov: India v A2, Dubai.
10 Nov: Semi-final 1 (A1 v B2), Abu Dhabi.
11 Nov: Semi-final 2 (B1 v A2), Dubai.
14 Nov: Ultimate, Dubai.
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