The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the fixtures for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. The tournament is all set to get underway on October 17 in Oman and will run till November 14, the final game of which will take place in Dubai.
The tournament will begin with the Round 1 Group B clash between hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea on 17 October. It will then be followed by a match between Scotland and Bangladesh, the other teams in Group B on the same day.
Group A teams, which include Ireland, Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Namibia, will get into action in Abu Dhabi the next day. The Round 1 matches will take place till 22 October. The top two teams in each group will qualify for the Super12 games of the tournament that will commence on 23 October.
The Super12 will see the Group 1 competition between Australia and South Africa playing the first game. It will be followed by an encounter between England and West Indies in Dubai on the same day.
The Ashes rivals England and Australia will lock horns on October 30. The last match of the group will take place on November 6 between Australia and West Indies in Abu Dhabi, and England and South Africa in Sharjah.
The Group 2 games will commence with a clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on October 24. The following day will see Afghanistan play their first game against the winners of Group B from the first round. Pakistan will shift its action to Sharjah where they clash with New Zealand on October 26. The final game of the group will see India taking on the second-placed Round 1 qualifier from Group A on November 8.
Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Final and Semi-finals
The first semi-final will take place in Abu Dhabi on 10 November, while the second semi-final will be hosted by Dubai on 11 November. Reserve days for both the semi-final matches have been set.
The final match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament will take place in Dubai on 14 November, Sunday, for which Monday has been designated as the reserve day.
Super12 Group 1 schedule
|AUS v SA||23 Oct||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|ENG v WI||23 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|A1 v B2||24 Oct||14:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|SA v WI||26 Oct||14:00 hrs||Dubai|
|ENG v B2||27 Oct||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|AUS v A1||28 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|WI v B2||29 Oct||14:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|SA v A1||30 Oct||14:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|ENG v AUS||30 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|ENG v A1||1 Nov||18:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|SA v B2||2 Nov||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|AUS v B2||4 Nov||14:00 hrs||Dubai|
|WI v A1||4 Nov||18:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|AUS v WI||6 Nov||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|ENG v SA||6 Nov||18:00 hrs||Sharjah|
Super12 Group 2 schedule
|IND v PAK||24 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|AFG v B1||25 Oct||18:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|PAK v NZ||26 Oct||18:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|B1 v A2||27 Oct||18:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|AFG v PAK||29 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|AFG v A2||31 Oct||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|IND v NZ||31 Oct||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|PAK v A2||2 Nov||18:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|NZ v B1||3 Nov||14:00 hrs||Dubai|
|IND v AFG||3 Nov||18:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|NZ v A2||5 Nov||14:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|IND v B1||5 Nov||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
|NZ v AFG||7 Nov||14:00 hrs||Abu Dhabi|
|PAK v B1||7 Nov||18:00 hrs||Sharjah|
|IND v A2||8 Nov||18:00 hrs||Dubai|
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