T20 World Cup Squad
T20 World Cup Squad

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

Australia 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.

PlayerRole
Aaron Finch (captain)Batting
David WarnerBatting
Steve SmithBatting
Glenn MaxwellAll Rounder
Ashton AgarAll Rounder
Marcus StoinisAll Rounder
Mitchell MarshAll Rounder
Josh InglisWicket Keeper
Matthew WadeWicket Keeper
Josh HazlewoodBowling
Kane RichardsonBowling
Pat Cummins (vice-captain)Bowling
Mitchell StarcBowling
Mitchell SwepsonBowling
Adam ZampaBowling

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.

PlayersRole
Kane Williamson (c)Batting
Devon ConwayBatting
Martin GuptillBatting
Daryl MitchellBatting
Todd AstleAll Rounder
Mark ChapmanAll Rounder
Jimmy NeeshamAll Rounder
Mitchell SantnerAll Rounder
Tim Seifert (wk)Wicket Keeper
Glenn PhillipsWicket Keeper
Trent BoultBowling
Kyle JamiesonBowling
Lockie FergusonBowling
Ish SodhiBowling
Tim SoutheeBowling
Adam Milne (injury cover).Bowling

Pakistan Squad

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.

PlayersRole
Babar Azam (C)Batting
Sohaib MasoodBatting
Asif AliBatting
Imad WasimAll Rounder
Khushdil ShahAll Rounder
M HafeezAll Rounder
M NawazAll Rounder
M WasimAll Rounder
Shadab KhanAll Rounder
M RizwanWicket Keeper
Azam KhanWicket Keeper
Haris RaufBowling
Hassan AliBowling
M HasnainBowling
Shaheen ShahBowling

 

Reserves

PlayersRole
Shahnawaz DahaniBowling
Usman QadirAll Rounder
Fakhar ZamanBatting

India Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Virat Kohli (Capt)Batting
Rohit Sharma (VC)Batting
KL RahulBatting
Suryakumar YadavBatting
Rishabh Pant (wk)Wicket Keeper Batting
Ishan Kishan (wk)Wicket Keeper Batting
Hardik PandyaAll-rounder
Ravindra JadejaAll Rounder
Rahul ChaharBowling
Ravichandran AshwinAll Rounder Bowling
Axar PatelBowling
Varun ChakravarthyBowling
Jasprit BumrahBowling
Bhuvneshwar KumarBowling
Mohd Shami.Bowling

 

Reserves

PlayerRole
Shreyas IyerBatting
Shardul ThakurAll Rounder
Deepak Chahar.All Rounder Bowling

Oman Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Fayyaz ButtBatting
Aqib Ilyas(VC)Batting
Jatinder SinghBatting
Suraj Kumar (wk)Wicketkeeper-batsman
Naseem KhushiWicketkeeper-batsman
Ayaan KhanAll-rounder
Sandeep GoudAll-rounder
Zeeshan Maqsood (c)All-rounder
Khawar AliAll-rounder
Nester DhambaBatting Allrounder
Khurram KhanBatting Allrounder
Bilal KhanBowling
KaleemullahBowling
Sufyan MehmoodBowling
Mohammad NadeemBowling

Bangladesh Squad

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

PlayerRole
Mohammad NaimBatting
Soumya SarkarBatting
Liton Das (wk)Wicket Keeper Batsman
Mushfiqur RahimWicket Keeper Batsman
Nurul HasanWicket Keeper Batsman
Mohammad SaifuddinBatting Allrounder
Shamim HossainBatting Allrounder
Mahedi HasanBatting Allrounder
Shakib Al HasanBatting Allrounder
Afif HossainBatting Allrounder
Mahmudullah (capt)Batting Allrounder
Nasum AhmedBowling Allrounder
Mustafizur RahmanBowling
Shoriful IslamBowling
Taskin AhmedBowling

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
Aminul IslamBowling Allrounder
Rubel HossainBowling

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.

PlayerRole
Temba Bavuma (c)Batting
Reeza HendricksBatting
Rassie van der DussenBatting
Aiden MarkramBatting
David MillerBatting
Quinton de Kock (wk)Wicket Keeper Batsman
Heinrich KlaasenWicket Keeper Batsman
W MulderAll rounder Bowling
Dwaine PretoriusAll rounder Bowling
Keshav MaharajBowling
Lungi NgidiBowling
Anrich NortjeBowling
Bjorn FortuinBowling
Kagiso RabadaBowling
Tabraiz ShamsiBowling

 

England Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Eoin Morgan (c)Batting
Liam LivingstoneBatting
Dawid MalanBatting
Jason RoyBatting
Jonathan BairstowWicket Keeper Batsman
Sam BillingsWicket Keeper Batsman
Jos ButtlerWicket Keeper Batsman
Moeen AliAll-rounder Batting
Sam CurranAll-rounder Bowling
David WilleyAll-rounder Bowling
Chris WoakesAll-rounder Bowling
Chris JordanBowling
Mark WoodBowling
Tymal MillsBowling
Adil RashidBowling

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
Tom CurranAll-rounder Bowling
Liam DawsonAll-rounder Bowling
James VinceBatting

 

Scotland Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Kyle Coetzer (c)Batting
Dylan BudgeBatting
Oli HairsBatting
George MunseyBatting
Matthew Cross (wk)Wicket Keeper
Craig Wallace (wk)Wicket Keeper
Michael LeaskAll-rounder Batting
Calum MacleodAll-rounder Batting
Richard Berrington (VC)All-rounder Batting
Josh DaveyAll-rounder Bowling
Alasdair EvansAll-rounder Bowling
Safyaan SharifBowling
Chris SoleBowling
Hamza TahirBowling
Chris GreavesBowling
Mark WattBowling
Brad WhealBowling

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.

PlayerRole
Chris GayleBatting
Shimron HetmyerBatting
Evin LewisBatting
Lendl SimmonsBatting
Nicholas PooranWicket Keeper Batsman
Andre FletcherWicket Keeper Batsman
Fabian AllenAll-rounder Batting
Dwayne BravoAll-rounder Batting
Kieron Pollard (captain)All-rounder Batting
Roston ChaseAll-rounder Bowling
Andre RussellAll-rounder Bowling
Oshane ThomasBowling
Hayden Walsh Jr.Bowling
Obed McCoyBowling
Ravi RampaulBowling

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
Darren BravoBatting
Jason HolderAll-rounder Bowling
Sheldon CottrellBowling
Akeal HoseinBowling

Afghanistan Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Hazratullah ZazaiBatting
Usman GhaniBatting
Asghar AfghanBatting
Najibullah ZadranBatting
Hashmatullah ShahidiBatting
Mohammad ShahzadWicket Keeper
Rahmanullah GurbazWicket Keeper
Mohammad NabiAll-rounder Bowling
Gulbadin NaibAll-rounder Bowling
Sharafuddin AshrafAll-rounder Bowling
Dawlat ZadranBowling
Shapoor ZadranBowling
Qais AhmadBowling
Rashid KhanBowling
Mujeeb ur RahmanBowling
Karim JanatBowling
Naveen ul HaqBowling
Hamid HassanBowling

Namibia Squad

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.

Player Role
Craig WilliamsBatting
Picky Ya FranceBatting
Stephen BaardBatting
Zane GreenWicket keeper Batsman
Michau du PreezWicket keeper Batsman
Gerhard Erasmus (c)All-rounder Batting
Karl BirkenstockAll-rounder Bowling
Jan FrylinckAll-rounder Bowling
Nicol Lofie-EatonAll-rounder Bowling
JJ SmitAll-rounder Bowling
David WieseAll-rounder Bowling
Bernard ScholtzBowling
Ben ShikongoBowling
Ruben TrumpelmannBowling
Michael van LingenBowling

 

Reserve

Player Role
Mauritius NgupitaBowling

Ireland Squad

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.

PlayerRole
Andrew Balbirnie (c)Batting
Shane GetkateBatting
Harry TectorBatting
Neil RockWicket Keeper Batsman
Lorcan TuckerWicket Keeper Batsman
Graham KennedyAll-rounder Bowling
Curtis CampherAll-rounder Bowling
Gareth DelanyAll-rounder Batting
Kevin O’BrienAll-rounder Batting
Simi SinghAll-rounder Batting
Paul StirlingAll-rounder Batting
Mark AdairBowling
George DockrellBowling
Josh LittleBowling
Andrew McBrineBowling
Barry McCarthyBowling
Ben WhiteBowling
Craig YoungBowling

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.

PlayerRole
Avishka FernandoBatting
Bhanuka RajapaksaBatting
Dasun Shanaka (c)All-rounder Batting
Dhananjaya De SilvaAll-rounder Batting
Kamindu MendisAll-rounder Batting
Lahiru MadushankaAll-rounder Batting
Charith AsalankaAll-rounder Bowling
Wanindu HasarangaAll-rounder Bowling
Kusal Janith PereraWicket Keeper Batsman
Dinesh ChandimalWicket Keeper Batsman
Chamika KarunaratneBowling
Nuwan PradeepBowling
Dushmantha ChameeraBowling
Praveen JayawickramaBowling
Maheesh TheekshanaBowling

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
Lahiru KumaraBowling
Binura FernandoBowling
Akila DananjayaBowling
Pulina TharangaBowling

 

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.

First Round
Group AGroup B
Sri LankaBangladesh
IrelandScotland
NetherlandsPapua New Guinea
NamibiaOman

 

The winner and runner of both groups of the first round will include in group A and group B of the super 12 round.

Super Twelve
Group AGroup B
EnglandIndia
AustraliaPakistan
South AfricaNew Zealand
West IndiesAfghanistan
Winner Group ARunner-up Group A
Runner-up Group BWinner 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.

Date MatchLocal TimeVenue
17-Oct-21Oman vs Papua New Guinea2:00 PMOman
Bangladesh vs Scotland6:00 PMOman
18-Oct-21Ireland vs Netherlands2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Sri Lanka vs Namibia6:00 PMAbu Dhabi
19-Oct-21Scotland vs Papua New Guinea2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Oman vs Bangladesh6:00 PMAbu Dhabi
20-Oct-21Namibia vs Netherlands2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Sri Lanka vs Ireland6:00 PMAbu Dhabi
21-Oct-21Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Oman vs Scotland6:00 PMAbu Dhabi
22-Oct-21Namibia vs Ireland2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Sri Lanka vs Netherlands6:00 PMAbu 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.

DateMatchTimeVenue
23-Oct-21Australia vs South Africa2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
23-Oct-21England vs West Indies6:00 PMDubai
24-Oct-21A1 vs B22:00 PMSharjah
26-Oct-21South Africa vs West Indies2:00 PMDubai
27-Oct-21England vs B22:00 PMAbu Dhabi
28-Oct-21Australia vs A16:00 PMDubai
29-Oct-21West Indies vs B22:00 PMSharjah
30-Oct-21South Africa vs A12:00 PMSharjah
England vs Australia6:00 PMDubai
01-Nov-21England vs A16:00 PMSharjah
02-Nov-21South Africa vs B22:00 PMAbu Dhabi
04-Nov-21Australia vs B22:00 PMDubai
West Indies vs A16:00 PMAbu Dhabi
06-Nov-21Australia vs West Indies2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
England vs South Africa6:00 PMSharjah

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.

DateMatchTimeVenue
24-Oct-21India vs Pakistan6:00 PMDubai
25-Oct-21Afghanistan vs B16:00 PMSharjah
26-Oct-21Pakistan vs New Zealand6:00 PMSharjah
27-Oct-21B1 vs A26:00 PMAbu Dhabi
29-Oct-21Afghanistan vs Pakistan6:00 PMDubai
31-Oct-21Afghanistan vs A22:00 PMAbu Dhabi
India vs New Zealand6:00 PMDubai
02-Nov-21Pakistan vs A26:00 PMAbu Dhabi
03-Nov-21New Zealand vs B12:00 PMDubai
India vs Afghanistan6:00 PMAbu Dhabi
05-Nov-21New Zealand vs A22:00 PMSharjah
India vs B16:00 PMDubai
07-Nov-21New Zealand vs Afghanistan2:00 PMAbu Dhabi
Pakistan vs B16:00 PMSharjah
08-Nov-21India vs A26:00 PMDubai

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.

DateMatchTimeVenue
10-Nov-21Semi-Finals – 16:00 PMAbu Dhabi
11-Nov-21Semi-Finals – 26:00 PMDubai
14-Nov-21Finals6:00 PMDubai

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.

T20 Cricket world cup winners list

YearWinnerRunners UpHostFinals Venue
2007IndiaPakistanSouth Africa
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
2009PakistanSri LankaEnglandLord’s, London
2010EnglandAustraliaWest Indies
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
2012West IndiesSri LankaSri Lanka
R. Premadasa Stadium
2014Sri LankaIndiaBangladesh
Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
2016West IndiesEnglandIndia
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

 

Also read: ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Winners List Since 1973

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

Country TV Channel
IndiaDD National, Star Sports
AustraliaFox Sports
United KingdomSky Sports
United StatesWillowTV
South AfricaSuperSport
New ZealandSky Sport
Middle East & North AfricaOSN Cricket
CanadaATN ppv
BangladeshGazi TV, Maasranga & BTV
Sri LankaSLRC (Channel Eye)
CaribbeanESPN
AfghanistanRTA Sport
PakistanPTV Sports, Ten Sports
Hong KongStar Cricket
MalaysiaAstro
SingaporeStar Cricket, Star Hub, Singtel
FijiFiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC TV)
ChinaFox Network Group
Europe, JapanICC’s Facebook page

 

Online Streaming 

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.

CountryOnline Streaming platform
IndiaHotstar
JapanICC’s Facebook Page
New ZealandFan Pass
United KingdomSky Go
Austria, GermanyDazn
AustraliaFoxtel Sports
South AfricaSuperSport
Canada, EuropeYupp TV
Hong KongNow TV
South AmericaESPN, Willow TV
MENAOSN Play

 

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.

YearMen’sWomen’sU19
2024T20 World CupT20 World CupMen’s CWC
2025Champions TrophyCricket World CupWomen’s T20WC
World Test Championship Final          –          –
2026T20 World CupT20 World CupMen’s CWC
2027Cricket World CupT20 Champions TrophyWomen’s T20WC
World Test Championship Final          –          –
2028T20 World CupT20 World CupMen’s CWC
2029Champions TrophyCricket World CupWomen’s T20WC
World Test Championship Final          –          –
2030T20 World CupT20 World CupMen’s CWC
2031Cricket World CupT20 Champions TrophyWomen’s T20WC
World Test Championship Final