T20 World Cup Squad 2021: The squad for the most-awaited T20 World Cup 2021 has been announced by the respective countries. The T20 WC is scheduled to play from 23rd October 2021 with its round 1 matches between 17-22 October.
In a press release, the ICC also said that the men’s T20 World Cup will be expanded to 20 teams and will take place every two years from 2024-2030.
T20 World Cup Squad
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Cricket Australia announced the 15 member squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Aaron Finch will be captaining the side while Matthew Wade will be doing wicket-keeping duties with Josh Inglis as his backup.
|Aaron Finch (captain)||Batting|
|Glenn Maxwell||All Rounder|
|Ashton Agar||All Rounder|
|Marcus Stoinis||All Rounder|
|Mitchell Marsh||All Rounder|
|Josh Inglis||Wicket Keeper|
|Matthew Wade||Wicket Keeper|
|Pat Cummins (vice-captain)||Bowling|
New Zealand Squad
T20 World Cup 2021 Squad announced by the board Cricket New Zealand. ICC World Test Championship 2021 winner Kane Williamson is all set to lead the side.
|Kane Williamson (c)||Batting|
|Todd Astle||All Rounder|
|Mark Chapman||All Rounder|
|Jimmy Neesham||All Rounder|
|Mitchell Santner||All Rounder|
|Tim Seifert (wk)||Wicket Keeper|
|Glenn Phillips||Wicket Keeper|
|Adam Milne (injury cover).||Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Pakistan announces the 15 member squad along with three reserve players for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. As expected Babar Azam leads the Shaheens in the T20 World Cup 2021.
|Babar Azam (C)||Batting|
|Imad Wasim||All Rounder|
|Khushdil Shah||All Rounder|
|M Hafeez||All Rounder|
|M Nawaz||All Rounder|
|M Wasim||All Rounder|
|Shadab Khan||All Rounder|
|M Rizwan||Wicket Keeper|
|Azam Khan||Wicket Keeper|
|Usman Qadir||All Rounder|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – BCCI announced the squad for the upcoming T20 World cup. More than the T20 World Cup announcement fans get excited and had an unexpected surprise with it.
MS Dhoni will be the mentor of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup. “Former India Captain @msdhoni to mentor the team for the T20 World Cup” – Honorary BCCI Secretary JayShah said.
|Virat Kohli (Capt)||Batting|
|Rohit Sharma (VC)||Batting|
|Rishabh Pant (wk)||Wicket Keeper Batting|
|Ishan Kishan (wk)||Wicket Keeper Batting|
|Ravindra Jadeja||All Rounder|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||All Rounder Bowling|
|Shardul Thakur||All Rounder|
|Deepak Chahar.||All Rounder Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Oman cricket association announces the 15 member squad for the T20 World Cup 2021. Zeeshan Maqsood will lead the side with Aqib Ilyas as the vice-captain.
|Suraj Kumar (wk)||Wicketkeeper-batsman|
|Zeeshan Maqsood (c)||All-rounder|
|Nester Dhamba||Batting Allrounder|
|Khurram Khan||Batting Allrounder|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Mahmudullah will lead Bangladesh at the 2021 T20 World Cup, with all their major players in the mix with the exception of Tamim Iqbal, who opted out of the tournament recently
|Liton Das (wk)||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Nurul Hasan||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Mohammad Saifuddin||Batting Allrounder|
|Shamim Hossain||Batting Allrounder|
|Mahedi Hasan||Batting Allrounder|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Batting Allrounder|
|Afif Hossain||Batting Allrounder|
|Mahmudullah (capt)||Batting Allrounder|
|Nasum Ahmed||Bowling Allrounder|
|Aminul Islam||Bowling Allrounder|
South Africa Squad
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – South Africa’s senior batsman Chris Morris and Faf du Plessis has not been included for the Temba Bavuma led South African squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.
|Temba Bavuma (c)||Batting|
|Rassie van der Dussen||Batting|
|Quinton de Kock (wk)||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Heinrich Klaasen||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|W Mulder||All rounder Bowling|
|Dwaine Pretorius||All rounder Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – England Cricket Board announces the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 where Eoin Morgan is set to lead the team.
|Eoin Morgan (c)||Batting|
|Jonathan Bairstow||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Sam Billings||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Jos Buttler||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Moeen Ali||All-rounder Batting|
|Sam Curran||All-rounder Bowling|
|David Willey||All-rounder Bowling|
|Chris Woakes||All-rounder Bowling|
|Tom Curran||All-rounder Bowling|
|Liam Dawson||All-rounder Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Scotland announced their squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with Kyle Coetzer all set to lead the side, with former England batter Jonathan Trott roped in as batting consultant.
|Kyle Coetzer (c)||Batting|
|Matthew Cross (wk)||Wicket Keeper|
|Craig Wallace (wk)||Wicket Keeper|
|Michael Leask||All-rounder Batting|
|Calum Macleod||All-rounder Batting|
|Richard Berrington (VC)||All-rounder Batting|
|Josh Davey||All-rounder Bowling|
|Alasdair Evans||All-rounder Bowling|
West Indies Squad
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – West Indies named a 15-member squad with four travelling reserves for the marquee event. Kieron Pollard lead the side for the T20 World Cup 2021 which will be played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to November 14, 2021.
|Nicholas Pooran||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Andre Fletcher||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Fabian Allen||All-rounder Batting|
|Dwayne Bravo||All-rounder Batting|
|Kieron Pollard (captain)||All-rounder Batting|
|Roston Chase||All-rounder Bowling|
|Andre Russell||All-rounder Bowling|
|Hayden Walsh Jr.||Bowling|
|Jason Holder||All-rounder Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – The Afghanistan Cricket Board named the 15 member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Just minutes after the squad announcement, Khan stepped down as Afghanistan captain, citing a lack of involvement in the squad selection.
|Mohammad Shahzad||Wicket Keeper|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz||Wicket Keeper|
|Mohammad Nabi||All-rounder Bowling|
|Gulbadin Naib||All-rounder Bowling|
|Sharafuddin Ashraf||All-rounder Bowling|
|Mujeeb ur Rahman||Bowling|
|Naveen ul Haq||Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Namibia named the 15 member squad with one reserve player for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Notably, Former South Africa allrounder David Wiese has been included in Namibia’s squad for this year’s T20 World Cup.
|Picky Ya France||Batting|
|Zane Green||Wicket keeper Batsman|
|Michau du Preez||Wicket keeper Batsman|
|Gerhard Erasmus (c)||All-rounder Batting|
|Karl Birkenstock||All-rounder Bowling|
|Jan Frylinck||All-rounder Bowling|
|Nicol Lofie-Eaton||All-rounder Bowling|
|JJ Smit||All-rounder Bowling|
|David Wiese||All-rounder Bowling|
|Michael van Lingen||Bowling|
T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Ireland announces the 18 member squad along with three reserve players for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. Ireland will travel to UAE on 24 September to acclimatize to the conditions and prepare for the marquee event.
|Andrew Balbirnie (c)||Batting|
|Neil Rock||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Lorcan Tucker||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Graham Kennedy||All-rounder Bowling|
|Curtis Campher||All-rounder Bowling|
|Gareth Delany||All-rounder Batting|
|Kevin O’Brien||All-rounder Batting|
|Simi Singh||All-rounder Batting|
|Paul Stirling||All-rounder Batting|
Sri Lanka Squad
Sri Lanka have confirmed their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
The squad will be led by Dasun Shanaka as the team begin their campaign on 18 October against Namibia in Abu Dhabi in Group A of the First Round, where they have also drawn Ireland and the Netherlands.
|Dasun Shanaka (c)||All-rounder Batting|
|Dhananjaya De Silva||All-rounder Batting|
|Kamindu Mendis||All-rounder Batting|
|Lahiru Madushanka||All-rounder Batting|
|Charith Asalanka||All-rounder Bowling|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||All-rounder Bowling|
|Kusal Janith Perera||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
|Dinesh Chandimal||Wicket Keeper Batsman|
ICC T20 World Cup Schedule
T20 World Cup 2021 Groups
For the first round matches the 8 teams are divided into two groups of 4 teams each. Four teams from these two groups will feature in the super twelve league match.
|Group A||Group B|
|Netherlands||Papua New Guinea|
The winner and runner of both groups of the first round will include in group A and group B of the super 12 round.
|Group A||Group B|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
|Winner Group A||Runner-up Group A|
|Runner-up Group B||Winner Group B|
Round 1 Fixtures
Round 1 matches will be as interesting as the super twelve matches as the 4 teams of this round will get featured in the super 12 league match. The first match is set to play between Oman and New Guinea on Oman followed by Bangladesh vs Scotland match on October 17 at the same venue.
|17-Oct-21||Oman vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Oman|
|Bangladesh vs Scotland||6:00 PM||Oman|
|18-Oct-21||Ireland vs Netherlands||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka vs Namibia||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|19-Oct-21||Scotland vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Oman vs Bangladesh||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|20-Oct-21||Namibia vs Netherlands||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka vs Ireland||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|21-Oct-21||Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Oman vs Scotland||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|22-Oct-21||Namibia vs Ireland||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Sri Lanka vs Netherlands||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
Super 12 – Group 1 – T20 World Cup Schedule 2021
The expectation will get its peak once the super 12 league matches kick starts. The first match of the Group 1 of the T20 WC will be played between Australia and South Africa on October 23 at Abu Dhabi.
Another match is scheduled to play on the same day at Dubai where England and West Indies face each other.
|23-Oct-21||Australia vs South Africa||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|23-Oct-21||England vs West Indies||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|24-Oct-21||A1 vs B2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||South Africa vs West Indies||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|27-Oct-21||England vs B2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|28-Oct-21||Australia vs A1||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|29-Oct-21||West Indies vs B2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|30-Oct-21||South Africa vs A1||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|England vs Australia||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|01-Nov-21||England vs A1||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|02-Nov-21||South Africa vs B2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|04-Nov-21||Australia vs B2||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|West Indies vs A1||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|06-Nov-21||Australia vs West Indies||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|England vs South Africa||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
Super 12 – Group 2 – T20 World Cup Schedule 2021
The Group 2 of the super 12 league match kick starts with India, Pakistan match on October 24 at Dubai.
|24-Oct-21||India vs Pakistan||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|25-Oct-21||Afghanistan vs B1||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|26-Oct-21||Pakistan vs New Zealand||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|27-Oct-21||B1 vs A2||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|29-Oct-21||Afghanistan vs Pakistan||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|31-Oct-21||Afghanistan vs A2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|India vs New Zealand||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|02-Nov-21||Pakistan vs A2||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|03-Nov-21||New Zealand vs B1||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|India vs Afghanistan||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|05-Nov-21||New Zealand vs A2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|India vs B1||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|07-Nov-21||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Pakistan vs B1||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|08-Nov-21||India vs A2||6:00 PM||Dubai|
Schedule for Semi-Finals, Finals of T20 WC 2021
The two semi-finals of the T20 World Cup Schedule 2021 are to play on 10th and 11th November respectively. The 2 semi-finals have a couple of reserve days before the finals.
The finals of the ICC T20 WC 2021 are scheduled to play on 14th November 2021. The 15th of November(Monday) has been announced as the reserve day for the finals.
|10-Nov-21||Semi-Finals – 1||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|11-Nov-21||Semi-Finals – 2||6:00 PM||Dubai|
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup format
The format of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will consist of four groups of five, with the top two from each group going through to a Super Eights stage, followed by the knockout stages of semi-finals and a final.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winners List
The first-ever T20 Cricket World Cup was held in India and India won the first-ever 20 overs World Cup in 2007 under MS Dhoni captaincy.
|Year||Winner||Runners Up||Host||Finals Venue|
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
|2009||Pakistan||Sri Lanka||England||Lord’s, London|
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
|2012||West Indies||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
R. Premadasa Stadium
Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
How to Watch ICC T20 World Cup 2021?
Star Sports group bags the broadcasting rights for the upcoming T20 World Cup in India. The tournament which is set to host by UAE will be telecasted worldwide. Following are the telecasting details for the T20 World Cup 2021.
TV Broadcasting List
|India||DD National, Star Sports|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport|
|Middle East & North Africa||OSN Cricket|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV, Maasranga & BTV|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Channel Eye)|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Ten Sports|
|Hong Kong||Star Cricket|
|Singapore||Star Cricket, Star Hub, Singtel|
|Fiji||Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC TV)|
|China||Fox Network Group|
|Europe, Japan||ICC’s Facebook page|
One who misses the live telecast on television will get the benefit of watching the matches online. Yes, the T20 World Cup will stream online on various platforms based on the user’s location.
|Country||Online Streaming platform|
|Japan||ICC’s Facebook Page|
|New Zealand||Fan Pass|
|United Kingdom||Sky Go|
|Canada, Europe||Yupp TV|
|Hong Kong||Now TV|
|South America||ESPN, Willow TV|
How to Watch ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in India?
T20 World Cup will be telecast on the Star Sports Network. The leading Indian Broadcaster has made arrangements to broadcast the games in multiple languages and on multiple network channels.
How do I watch live streaming of T20 World Cup matches?
The live streaming of the T20 World Cup match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
How to Watch ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in the UK?
Sky Sports will telecast the T20 World Cup 2021 in the United Kingdom.
List of International Events From 2024-31
ICC announces the events planned for the next decade. Following are the details of the International tournaments which are planned to host once the 2023 WTC finals staged.
|2024||T20 World Cup||T20 World Cup||Men’s CWC|
|2025||Champions Trophy||Cricket World Cup||Women’s T20WC|
|World Test Championship Final||–||–|
|2026||T20 World Cup||T20 World Cup||Men’s CWC|
|2027||Cricket World Cup||T20 Champions Trophy||Women’s T20WC|
|World Test Championship Final||–||–|
|2028||T20 World Cup||T20 World Cup||Men’s CWC|
|2029||Champions Trophy||Cricket World Cup||Women’s T20WC|
|World Test Championship Final||–||–|
|2030||T20 World Cup||T20 World Cup||Men’s CWC|
|2031||Cricket World Cup||T20 Champions Trophy||Women’s T20WC|
|World Test Championship Final|