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The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is a major cricket tournament involving teams from 16 different countries (comprising the variegated T20 World Cup 2021 teams). The International Cricket Council on 8th August, 2020 conducted a video conference indicating India's stance to host the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 teams in their destination in the scheduled month of October. The current seventh edition of the T20 World Cup series includes 8 teams in pairs amongst which the two best T20 World Cup 2021 teams shall race through the course to grab the magnanimous trophy.

The T20 World Cup 2021 teams are consistently demarcated into two playoffs groups and two Super 12 groups. This T20 World Cup Squad will face their opposite teams in the official venues decided by the administrative body. The T20 World Cup 2021 teams received their dates, venue and opposition T20 World Cup Squad after due discussion and discernment. The council has scheduled the dates for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 teams from 17th October 2021 to 14th November 2021 in two host countries UAE and Oman.

ICC T20 World Cup Teams and fixtures

Round/ Stages Segregated Groups T20 World Cup 2021 Teams
Round 1 Group A Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands and Namibia
Round 1 Group B Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman
Super 12 Group 1 England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1 and B2
Super 12 Group 2 India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2 and B

1. Round 1

The T20 World Cup Squad will face each other in the first round in order to reserve their spots in the Super 12. The tournament will commence from the Group B slot comprising the four T20 World Cup teams. The match between T20 World Cup 2021 teams: Papua New Guinea and Oman and Bangladesh, Scotland is scheduled at 2 pm (local time) on 17 October 2021, thereafter, the remaining T20 World Cup Squad from Group B play off against each other in the tournament scheduled at 6 pm.

Next in line for round one playoffs arrives the selected T20 World Cup 2021 teams, from Group A: Ireland, Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Namibia. The T20 World Cup squad will compete in pairs of two with the round 1 match, which is scheduled at the Abu Dhabi stadium on 22 October. The winning two T20 World Cup 2021 teams from group A and B will be a part of the Super 12 round in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12s between the top teams is supposed to commence from 23 October.

2. Super 12

The T20 World Cup Teams gear up for the next round of the tournament of the T20 World Cup. It is the Super 12s that will start with effect from 23rd October 2021, with the T20 World Cup 2021 Teams from group 1. The teams are all set to brace themselves for the game between Australia and South Africa. Following this, a second match will be played by the T20 World Cup 2021 teams: England and West Indies in the Dubai stadium.

The well known rivals, in the T20 World Cup Teams: England and Australia will again collide with each other to confirm their spots on 30th October. This group will now lock the final Super matches between T20 World Cup Teams, Australia and West Indies in the Abu Dhabi stadium, followed by the match between England and South Africa in Sharjah.

Group 2 will come with a much awaited faceoff between T20 World Cup Teams India and Pakistan in the prestigious stadium of Dubai on 24th October at 6pm (local time). Pakistan, hereafter, shall begin on a tough note against New Zealand in Sharjah on 26th October. On 25 October, Afghanistan’s team will play off on 25 October at Sharjah, against the best T20 World Cup Teams of Group B from the first round of matches. From Group A of the T20 World Cup 2021 teams, round one qualifier, India will undergo a match on 8th November, 2021.

3. Semi-finals

T20 World Cup 2021 teams will now face the first lot of the semi-final which shall take place on 10 November at 6pm local time in Abu Dhabi. The second round of semi-final will occur on 11th November, hosted by the Dubai stadium. All the semi-final clashes have been placed on reserved days.

4. The finals

The T20 World Cup 2021 teams will start their clash with their respective rival teams from 14 November at 6 pm local time. The day after on Monday, will serve to be a reserve day for the final matches.

T20 World Cup 2021 Teams: A Battology of Masters

The T20 World Cup 2021 teams will face each other as 16 individual teams and 8 teams in groups of 2 to finally clinch the dazzling World Cup trophy. Throughout the series of matches played by the selected T20 World Cup 2021 teams will place themselves on the elevated rounds as per their performance and will finally bring them to the semi-finals, (a prior race to the finale). The following schedule has been laid out by the administrative council with the specialised opposite teams and dates.

Stages T20 World Cup 2021 teams matches Date allotted
Round 1 Oman v/s Papua New Guinea Bangladesh v/s Scotland 17 October
Ireland v/s Netherlands Sri Lanka v/s Namibia 18 October
Scotland v/s Papua New Guinea Oman v/s Bangladesh 19 October
Namibia v/s Netherlands Sri Lanka v/s Ireland 20 October
Bangladesh v/s Papua New Guinea Oman v/s Scotland 21 October
Namibia v/s Ireland Sri Lanka v/s Netherlands 22 October
Super 12 (Group 1) Australia v/s South Africa England v/s West Indies 23 October
A1 v/s B2 24 October
South Africa v/s West Indies 26 October
England v/s B2 27 October
Australia v/s A1 28 October
Afghanistan v/s Pakistan West Indies v/s B2 29 October
South Africa v/s A1 England v/s Australia 30 October
England v/s A1 1 November
South Africa v/s A2 2 November
Australia v/s B2 West Indies v/s A1 4 November
Australia v/s West Indies England v/s South Africa 6 November
Super 12 (Group 2) India v/s Pakistan 24 October
Afghanistan v/s B1 25 October
Pakistan v/s New Zealand 26 October
B1 v/s A2 27 October
Afghanistan v/s Pakistan 29 October
Afghanistan v/s A2 India v/s New Zealand 31 October
Pakistan v/s A2 2 November
New Zealand v/s B1 India v/s Afghanistan 3 November
New Zealand v/s A2 India v/s B1 5 November
New Zealand v/s Afghanistan Pakistan v/s B1 7 November
India v/s A2 8 November
Final Semi-final 1 A1 v/s B2 10 November
Semi-final 2 A2 v/s B1 11 November
The Grand Finale 14 November

Qualified ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Teams

Presented below are names of eights teams which have already qualified for the Super 12 round in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.


Name of the players Role
Virat Kohli (Captain) Batter
Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain) Batter
KL Rahul Batter
Suryakumar Yadav Batter
Shreyas Iyer Batter (standby)
Ishan Kishan Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Rishabh Pant Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Ravindra Jadeja All rounder
Axar Patel All rounder (standby)
Hardik Pandya All rounder
Shardul Thakur All rounder
Ravichandran Ashwin Bowler
Jasprit Bumrah Bowler
Rahul Chahar Bowler
Varun Chakravarthy Bowler
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bowler
Mohammed Shami Bowler
Deepak Chahar Bowler (standby)


Name of the players Role
Eoin Morgan (Captain) Batter
Liam Livingstone Batter
Dawid Malan Batter
Jason Roy Batter
Liam Dawson Batter (standby)
James Vince Batter (standby)
Jonny Bairstow Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Sam Billings Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Jos Buttler Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Moeen Ali All rounder
Tom Curran All rounder
David Willey All rounder
Chris Woakes All rounder
Chris Jordan Bowler
Tymal Mills Bowler
Adil Rashid Bowler
Mark Wood Bowler
Reece Topley Bowler (standby)


Name of the players Role
Aaron Finch (Captain) Batter
Steven Smith Batter
David Warner Batter
Josh Inglis Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Matthew Wade Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Ashton Agar All rounder
Mitchell Marsh All rounder
Glenn Maxwell All rounder
Marcus Stoinis All rounder
Dan Christian All rounder (standby)
Daniel Sams All rounder (standby)
Pat Cummins (Vice Captain) Bowler
Josh Hazlewood Bowler
Kane Richardson Bowler
Mitchell Starc Bowler
Mitchell Swepson Bowler
Adam Zampa Bowler
Nathan Ellis Bowler (standby)

New Zealand

Name of the players Role
Kane Williamson (Captain) Batter
Mark Chapman Batter
Martin Guptill Batter
Devon Conway Batter/ Wicket Keeper (standby)
Glenn Phillips Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Tim Seifert Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Todd Astle All rounder
Daryl Mitchell All rounder
James Neesham All rounder
Mitchell Santner All rounder
Jimmy Neesham All rounder
Tim Southee (Vice Captain) Bowler
Trent Boult Bowler
Lockie Ferguson Bowler
Kyle Jamieson Bowler
Ish Sodhi Bowler
Adam Milne Bowler (standby)

South Africa

Name of the players Role
Temba Bavuma (Captain) Batter
Reeza Hendricks Batter
Aiden Markram Batter
David Miller Batter
Rassie van der Dussen Batter
Quinton de Kock Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Heinrich Klaasen Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Wiaan Mulder All rounder
Dwaine Pretorius All rounder
George Linde All rounder (standby)
Andile Phehlukwayo All rounder (standby)
Bjorn Fortuin Bowler
Keshav Maharaj Bowler
Lungi Ngidi Bowler
Anrich Nortje Bowler
Kagiso Rabada Bowler
Tabraiz Shamsi Bowler
Lizaad Williams Bowler (standby)

West Indies

Name of the players Role
Chris Gayle Batter
Shimron Hetmyer Batter
Evin Lewis Batter
Lendl Simmons Batter
Darren Bravo Batter (standby)
Nicholas Pooran (Vice Captain) Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Andre Fletcher Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Kieron Pollard (Captain) All rounder
Dwayne Bravo All rounder
Roston Chase All rounder
Andre Russell All rounder
Jason Holder All rounder (standby)
Obed McCoy Bowler
Ravi Rampaul Bowler
Oshane Thomas Bowler
Hayden Walsh Jr. Bowler
Akeal Hosein Bowler (standby)
Sheldon Cottrel Bowler (standby)


Name of the players Role
Asghar Afghan Batter
Usman Ghani Batter
Hamid Hassan Batter
Hashmatullah Shahidi Batter
Najibullah Zadran Batter
Hazratullah Zazai Batter
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Shahzad Batter/ Wicket Keeper
Mohammad Nabi (Captain) All rounder
Sharafuddin Ashraf All rounder (standby)
Karim Janat All rounder
Rashid Khan All rounder
Gulbadin Naib All rounder
Samiullah Shinwari All rounder (standby)
Farid Ahmad Bowler
Naveen-ul-Haq Bowler
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Bowler
Dawlat Zadran Bowler (standby)
Fareed Ahmad Malik Bowler
Fazalhaq Farooqi Bowler (standby)


Name of the players Role
Babar Azam (Captain) Batter
Asif Ali Batter
Mohammad Rizwan Batter
Fakhar Zaman Batter
Haider Ali Batter
Sarfaraz Ahmed Batter
Khushdil Shah Batter (standby)
Haris Rauf Bowler
Usman Qadir Bowler (standby)
Hasan Ali Bowler
Shaheen Afridi Bowler
Shahnawaz Dahani Bowler (standby)
Shadab Khan (Vice Captain) All-rounder
Imad Wasim All-rounder
Mohammad Hafeez All-rounder
Mohammad Wasim Jr All-rounder
Shoaib Malik All-rounder

The ICC World Cup Venue

Catering to the world wide deadly crisis, the venue for the ICC T20 series was changed from India to two distinct countries for the first time. The ICC deliberated much upon the circumstances and postponed the initial date of 2020 to October, 2021. The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 teams are supposed to play in the magnificent venues of the United Arab Emirates and Oman. The venue for the T20 series is spread over four stadiums.

The current T20 World Cup 2021 teams will start with United Arab Emirates which consists of:
● Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
● Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
● Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

In Oman, the qualifying matches will be played by the T20 World Cup 2021 teams in its esteemed Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Muscat. As per the rules, the top two teams will appear for the playoffs, i.e., round one and two. This will allow them entry into the Super 12 possessing maximum scores.

After ascertaining the performances of the T20 WorldCup 2021 teams, scores of each individual team shall be marked in the World Cup Point Table. After due analysis of the T20 World Cup 2021 teams, the top two performers will have a face-off in the final round held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on November 14th, 2021 to clinch the trophy.

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