The wait is over. After successive adjustments and postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Twenty20 Cricket World Cup is right here.
As a result of be performed in Australia final yr, after which moved to India earlier than it was once more relocated, the seventh version of the T20 World Cup will happen within the United Arab Emirates and Oman over the subsequent 4 weeks, marking the primary time the Center East has hosted the occasion.
An occasion that by no means fails to ship massive and thrilling moments, this yr’s T20 World Cup will see 16 nations represented by the world’s finest males’s short-format cricketers.
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West Indies are the defending champions from 2016, and have gained the event a document two instances, however will face fierce competitors from world No. 1 England together with the likes of India, Australia and New Zealand for this yr’s crown.
When is the ICC T20 World Cup?
- Dates: Oct. 17 to Nov. 14
The ICC T20 World Cup was initially scheduled for October 2020 in India. The rescheduled T20 World Cup will start on Sunday, Oct. 17 in United Arab Emirates and Oman.
The ultimate will happen on Sunday, Nov. 14.
T20 World Cup TV & streaming within the USA
- TV channel: n/a
- Dwell stream: ESPN+, Willow TV
ESPN+ will stream the T20 World Cup beginning Sunday, Oct. 17. The streaming service will present all matches in English and Hindi.
Protection will start at 6 a.m. ET for first-round matches, beginning with Oman vs. Papua New Guinea, adopted by Bangladesh vs. Scotland at 10 a.m. ET. ESPN+ may even present footage from the warm-up matches that includes India, West Indies, England, New Zealand, Australia and extra.
ESPN+ presents a subscription for $6.99 a month ($69.99 per yr). Followers may also buy The Disney Bundle, which permits entry to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu or $13.99/month (Hulu with advertisements) or $19.99/month (Hulu with out advertisements).
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Willow TV is a streaming service solely devoted to displaying abroad cricket matches. They provide a $9.99/month or $60/yr subscription. Willow is obtainable by way of Dish, Sling, Spectrum, Fiox, Xfinity, Optimum, Google Fiber and Altice One.
Willow TV shall be displaying the whole lot of the matches from the ICC T20 World Cup.
Who’s taking part in within the T20 World Cup?
There shall be 16 groups taking part in within the 2021 T20 World Cup.
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- West Indies
- Sri Lanka
- Papua New Guinea
T20 World Cup draw
The teams for this yr’s T20 World Cup are listed under. The primary matches for Spherical 1 Group B will compete on Sunday, Oct. 17, whereas Group A will start on Monday, Oct. 18. From there, Teams B and A will alternate days for competitors.
Groups will play in Spherical 1 of the event, with the highest from every group progressing to the Tremendous 12s in opposition to the top-eight ranked T20 cricket nations.
Group 1 competitors will start on Saturday, Oct. 23, adopted by Group 2 competitors starting on Sunday, Oct. 24. The teams may even alternate days for competitors till the semifinals start on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
There shall be 45 video games within the event together with the ultimate.
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T20 World Cup teams
|Group A||Group B|
|Netherlands||Papua New Guinea|
|Group A||Group B|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
|1st in Spherical 1 Group A||1st in Spherical 1 Group B|
|2nd in Spherical 1 Group B||2nd in Spherical 1 Group A|
T20 World Cup 2021 schedule
|Oman 131/0 def. Papua New Guinea 129/9||Sunday, Oct. 17||6 a.m.||Oman|
|Scotland 140/9 def. Bangladesh 134/7||Sunday, Oct. 17||10 a.m.||Oman|
|Eire 107/3 def. Netherlands 106||Monday, Oct. 18||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka 100/3 def. Namibia 96||Monday, Oct. 18||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Scotland 165/9 def. Papua New Guinea 148||Tuesday, Oct. 19||6 a.m.||Oman|
|Bangladesh 153 def. Oman 127/9||Tuesday, Oct. 19||10 a.m.||Oman|
|Namibia 166/4 def. Netherlands 164/4||Wednesday, Oct. 20||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka 171/7 def. Eire 101||Wednesday, Oct. 20||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Bangladesh 181/7 def. Papua New Guinea 97||Thursday, Oct. 21||6 a.m.||Oman|
|Scotland 123/2 def. Oman 122||Thursday, Oct. 21||10 a.m.||Oman|
|Namibia 126/2 def. Eire 125/8||Friday, Oct. 22||6 a.m.||Sharjah|
|Sri Lanka 45/2 def. Netherlands 44||Friday, Oct. 22||10 a.m.||Sharjah|
Tremendous 12 Teams 1 and a pair of
|Australia 121/5 def. South Africa 118/9||Saturday, Oct. 23||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|England 56/4 def. West Indies 55||Saturday, Oct. 23||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka 172/5 def. Bangladesh 171/4||Sunday, Oct. 24||6 a.m.||Dubai|
|Pakistan 152/0 def. India 151/7||Sunday, Oct. 24||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|Afghanistan 190/4 def. Scotland 60||Monday, Oct. 25||10 a.m.||Sharjah|
|South Africa 144/2 def. West Indies 143/8||Tuesday, Oct. 26||6 a.m.||Dubai|
|Pakistan 135/5 def. New Zealand 134/8||Tuesday, Oct. 26||10 a.m.||Sharjah|
|England 126/2 def. Bangladesh 124/9||Wednesday, Oct. 27||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Namibia 115/6 def. Scotland 109/8||Wednesday, Oct. 27||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Australia 155/3 def. Sri Lanka 154/6||Thursday, Oct. 28||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|West Indies 142/7 def. Bangladesh 139/5||Friday, Oct. 29||6 a.m.||Sharjah|
|Pakistan 148/5 def. Afghanistan 147/6||Friday, Oct. 29||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|South Africa 146/6 def. Sri Lanka 142||Saturday, Oct. 30||6 a.m.||Sharjah|
|England 126/2 def. Australia 125||Saturday, Oct. 30||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|Afghanistan 160/5 def. Namibia 98/9||Sunday, Oct. 31||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|New Zealand 111/2 def. India 110/7||Sunday, Oct. 31||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|England 163/4 def. Sri Lanka 137||Monday, Nov. 1||10 a.m.||Sharjah|
|South Africa 86/4 def. Bangladesh 84||Tuesday, Nov. 2||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Pakistan 189/2 def. Namibia 144/5||Tuesday, Nov. 2||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|New Zealand 172/5 def. Scotland 156/5||Wednesday, Nov. 3||6 a.m.||Dubai|
|India 210/2 def. Afghanistan 144/7||Wednesday, Nov. 3||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Australia 78/2 def. Bangladesh 73||Thursday, Nov. 4||6 a.m.||Dubai|
|Sri Lanka 189/3 def. West Indies 169/8||Thursday, Nov. 4||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|New Zealand 163/4 def. Namibia 111/7||Friday, Nov. 5||6 a.m.||Sharjah|
|India 89/2 def. Scotland 85||Friday, Nov. 5||10 a.m.||Dubai|
|Australia 161/2 def. West Indies 157/7||Saturday, Nov. 6||6 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|South Africa 189/2 def. England 179/8||Saturday, Nov. 6||10 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|New Zealand 125/2 def. Afghanistan 124/8||Sunday, Nov. 7||5 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Pakistan 189/4 def. Scotland 117/6||Sunday, Nov. 7||9 a.m.||Sharjah|
|India 136/1 def. Namibia 132/8||Monday, Nov. 8||9 a.m.||Dubai|
|Semifinal 1 — England v. New Zealand||Wednesday, Nov. 10||9 a.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|Semifinal 2 — Pakistan v. Australia||Thursday, Nov. 10||9 a.m.||Dubai|
|Last||Sunday, Nov. 14||9 a.m.||Dubai|