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The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the BCCI in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November.

Men's T20WC 2021– Groups

The groups, selected on the basis of team rankings as of 20 March 2021, see defending champions the West Indies pooled along with former champions England, Australia and South Africa in Group 1 of the Super 12s, with two qualifiers from Round 1 joining them T20 World Cup 2021

Group 2 will comprise former champions India and Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan and the other two qualifiers from Round 1. Eight teams will contest the first round including automatic qualifiers Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the remaining six who booked their spot through the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019. Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia join Sri Lanka in Group A, whilst Oman, PNG and Scotland will face Bangladesh in Group B.  

ICC Acting Chief Executive Geoff Allardice: “We are delighted to announce the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. There are some great match ups offered by the groups and it starts to bring the event to life for our fans as our first multi-team event since the onset of the global pandemic draws closer. 

“Given the disruption caused by COVID-19, we selected the cutoff date as close as possible to the event to ensure we were able to include the maximum amount of cricket in the rankings which determine the groups. There is no doubt we will witness some highly competitive cricket when the event gets underway in just three months.”

The full draw for the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup

The 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to be the seventh ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament,[3][4] with matches taking place in the United Arab Emirates and Oman.[5][6]

Originally, the tournament was to be held in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020.[7][8][9] However, in July 2020, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the tournament had been postponed until 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[10][11][12] In August 2020, the ICC also confirmed that India would host the 2021 tournament, with Australia being named as the host for the succeeding 2022 tournament.[13] However, in June 2021, the ICC announced that the tournament had been moved to the United Arab Emirates due to growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic situation in India, and a possible third wave of the pandemic in the country.[14] The tournament is scheduled to begin on 17 October 2021,[5] with the tournament’s final scheduled to be played on 14 November 2021.[15] The preliminary rounds of the tournament are set to be shared between the UAE and Oman.[16]Source Wikipedia

T20 World Cup Tournament Venue:

The tournament will take place in four venues: the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.[55] During July 2021, the Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi was awaiting accreditation by the ICC to also be used as one of the venues for the tournament.[56]

  1. Dubai International Cricket Stadium
  2. Sheikh Zayed cricket Stadium
  3. Sharjah Cricket Stadium
  4. Oman Cricket Academy Ground

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup shifted to UAE, Oman.

The venue for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted to the United Arab Emirates and Oman, with the tournament set to run from 17 October to 14 November. The tournament was originally set to be staged in India, but had to be shifted, given the consequences of the second wave of Covid-19 on the country. The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the BCCI in Oman and .

The T20 World Cup was earlier to be organized in India. But due to the increasing number of Covid 19 patients in the country, now all the matches will be held 


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