The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 schedule and the tournament, which is set to be played in the UAE and Oman, will get underway from 17 October 2021.
According to the schedule of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, the tournament will commence from 17 October 2021 and the Final will be played in Dubai on 14 November 2021.
|Group A||Group B|
|Netherlands||Papa New Guinea|
|Group 1||Group 2|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
|Winner Group A||Runner-up Group A|
|Runner-up Group B||Winner Group B|
Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule / Fixtures
The Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will commence from 17 October 2021 and the following fixtures were announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday, 17 August 2021.
The tournament will begin with the Round 1 Group B encounter between hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea at 2pm local time on 17 October, with Scotland and Bangladesh, the other teams in Group B, clashing in the evening match at 6pm.
Ireland, Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Namibia – making up Group A – will be in action in Abu Dhabi the next day, with Round 1 matches running till 22 October. The top two teams in each group will proceed to the Super12 stage of the tournament, beginning on 23 October.
The Super 12 stage will take place after the Round 1 clashes of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
The second round of the tournament – the Super 12 stage – will get underway in Abu Dhabi on 23 October, with the Group 1 contest between Australia and South Africa. This will be followed up with an evening clash between England and West Indies in Dubai.
Old rivals England and Australia will lock horns in Dubai on 30 October. The group will conclude on 6 November with matches between Australia and West Indies in Abu Dhabi, and England and South Africa in Sharjah.
T20 World Cup 2021 – Pakistan VS India in Super 12 Group B
Group 2 will commence with a clash between India and Pakistan in Dubai on 24 October at 6pm local time. Pakistan then take on New Zealand in Sharjah on 26 October, in a tough start for the 2009 champions. Afghanistan begin their campaign on 25 October at Sharjah, taking on the winners of Group B from the first round.
The group will conclude on 8 November, with India taking on the second-placed Round 1 qualifier from Group A.
T20 World Cup 2021 Semi-Finals
The first semi-final will be held in Abu Dhabi on 10 November at 6pm local time. The second semi-final will be hosted by Dubai on 11 November. Both semi-finals have reserve days.
T20 World Cup 2021 The Final
The marquee clash of the tournament will take place in Dubai at 6pm local time on 14 November, Sunday, with Monday acting as the reserve day for the final match of the T20 World Cup 2021.
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