T20 World Cup Squad
T20 World Cup Squad

T20 World Cup 2021 Replacement: The much-awaited T20 world Cup 2021 will kickstart from October 23 with the opening match between Australia and South Africa. While the round 1 matches will start from October 17.

All participants of the ICC T20 WC 2021 have named their 15 or 18 or even 21 member squad earlier. But ICC allows the team to change their players with a deadline for the confirmation. This allows the teams to overview their player’s performance and make changes as needed for the tournament.

T20 World Cup 2021 Replacement

October 10, 2021, is the deadline for all the teams to submit their final squad for the T20 World Cup. Following are the details of the replacement players of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 along with the updated squad:


  • Sam Curran was ruled out of T20 WC 2021 owing to a back injury, where his brother Tom Curran was drafted into England’s squad.
  • Left-arm seamer Reece Topley was added as a traveling reserve for the T20 WC 2021.
  • Reece Topley has been added to England’s squad for the T20 World Cup 2021 as a replacement player for Tymal Mills.
  • Jason Roy was ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2021, James Vince replaces him.


  • Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali have replaced Azam Khan and Mohammad Hasnain respectively, while Fakhar Zaman, who was originally named as a travel reserve, has swapped places with Khushdil Shah.
  • All-rounder Shoaib Malik replaces batter Sohaib Maqsood in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 squad.


  • Shane Getkate, Graham Kennedy, and Barry McCarthy fails to enter the final 15 member squad.


  • Lukman Meriwala added as Net bowler for ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
  • Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in Team India’s 2021 World Cup squad.
  • Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed and Krishnappa Gowtham are back in India, they’ll participate in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel and Lukman Meriwala to stay back with team India.

West Indies

  • Akeal Hosein replaces Fabian Allen in the West Indies squad for the T20 World Cup 2021.

New Zealand

  • Lockie Ferguson is ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2021, Adam Milne replaces him.
  • Tim Seifert replaces Devon Conway in the T20 World Cup 2021 Final match against Australia.


  • Shakib Al Hasan ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2021 due to an injury.
  • Bangladesh fast bowler Mohammad Saifuddin has been ruled out of the ongoing T20 World Cup with a back pain. Rubel Hossain was named the replacement.

West Indies

  • Jason Holder replaces injured Obed McCoy in the West Indies T20 World Cup team.

T20 World Cup Squad

Following are the details of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 all participant team’s updated squad:

Australia Squad

Australia 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
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

New Zealand 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
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
Adam MilneBowling
Ish SodhiBowling
Tim SoutheeBowling
Adam Milne (injury cover).Bowling

Pakistan Squad

Pakistan 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
Shoaib MalikBatting
Asif AliBatting
Haider AliBatting
Fakhar ZamanBatting
Mohammad HafeezAll Rounder
Mohammad NawazAll Rounder
Mohammad Wasim JnrAll Rounder
Shadab KhanAll Rounder
Imad WasimAll Rounder
Sarfaraz AhmedWicket Keeper
Mohammad RizwanWicket Keeper
Hassan AliBowling
Haris RaufBowling
Shaheen Shah AfridiBowling



Shahnawaz DahaniBowling
Usman QadirBowling
Khushdil ShahBatting

India Squad

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.

India T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – MS Dhoni will be the mentor of the Indian team. “Former India Captain @msdhoni to mentor the team for the 2021 T20 World Cup Squad”Honorary BCCI Secretary JayShah said.

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
Shardul ThakurBowling
Varun ChakravarthyBowling
Jasprit BumrahBowling
Bhuvneshwar KumarBowling
Mohd ShamiBowling



Shreyas IyerBatting
Axar PatelBowling
Deepak ChaharAll Rounder Bowling

Oman Squad

Oman 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.

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
Sufyan MehmoodBowling
Mohammad NadeemBowling

Bangladesh Squad

Bangladesh 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

Mohammad NaimBatting
Soumya SarkarBatting
Liton Das (wk)Wicket Keeper Batsman
Mushfiqur RahimWicket Keeper Batsman
Nurul HasanWicket Keeper Batsman
Rubel HossainBowling
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



Aminul IslamBowling Allrounder
Rubel Hossain(Replaced for Saifuddin)Bowling

South Africa Squad 

South Africa 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
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

England 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.


  • Sam Curran has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup owing to a lower-back injury.
  • Tom Curran replaces Sam Curran in the England squad for the T20 World Cup 2021.
  • Reece Topley has been added to England’s squad for the T20 World Cup 2021 as a replacement player for Tymal Mills.
Eoin Morgan (c)Batting
Liam LivingstoneBatting
Dawid MalanBatting
James VinceBatting
Jonathan BairstowWicket Keeper Batsman
Sam BillingsWicket Keeper Batsman
Jos ButtlerWicket Keeper Batsman
Moeen AliAll-rounder Batting
Tom CurranAll-rounder Bowling
David WilleyAll-rounder Bowling
Chris WoakesAll-rounder Bowling
Chris JordanBowling
Mark WoodBowling
Reece TopleyBowling
Adil RashidBowling



Tom Curran(Replaced for Sam Curran)All-rounder Bowling
Liam DawsonAll-rounder Bowling
James VinceBatting


Scotland Squad

Scotland 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
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

West Indies 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.


  • Jason Holder replaces injured Obed McCoy in the West Indies T20 World Cup team.
Chris GayleBatting
Shimron HetmyerBatting
Evin LewisBatting
Lendl SimmonsBatting
Nicholas PooranWicket Keeper Batsman
Andre FletcherWicket Keeper Batsman
Andre RussellAll-rounder Bowling
Dwayne BravoAll-rounder Batting
Kieron Pollard (captain)All-rounder Batting
Roston ChaseAll-rounder Bowling
Akeal HoseinBowling
Oshane ThomasBowling
Hayden Walsh Jr.Bowling
Jason HolderAll-rounder Bowling
Ravi RampaulBowling



Darren BravoBatting
Jason Holder(Replaced for Obed McCoy)
All-rounder Bowling
Sheldon CottrellBowling


Afghanistan Squad

Afghanistan 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 Nabi has been appointed as the skipper for the T20 World Cup 2021.

Hazratullah ZazaiBatting
Usman GhaniBatting
Asghar AfghanBatting
Najibullah ZadranBatting
Hashmatullah ShahidiBatting
Mohammad ShahzadWicket Keeper
Rahmanullah GurbazWicket Keeper
Mohammad NabiAll-rounder Bowling
Gulbadin NaibAll-rounder Bowling
Farid Ahmad MalikBowling
Rashid KhanBowling
Mujeeb ur RahmanBowling
Karim JanatBowling
Naveen ul HaqBowling
Hamid HassanBowling



Samullah ShinwariBatting Allrounder
Sharafuddin AshrafAll-rounder Bowling
Dawlat ZadranBowling
Fazal Haq FarooqiBowling


Namibia Squad

Namibia 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



Player Role
Mauritius NgupitaBowling

Ireland Squad

Ireland 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
Harry TectorBatting
Neil RockWicket Keeper Batsman
Lorcan TuckerWicket Keeper Batsman
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
Ben WhiteBowling
Craig YoungBowling



Shane GetkateBatting
Graham KennedyAll-rounder Bowling
Barry McCarthyBowling


Sri Lanka Squad

Sri Lanka have confirmed their 15-member squad along with 8 reserve players 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.

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



Ramesh MendisBatting
Pathum NissankaBatting
Minod Bhanuka
Wicket Keeper Batsman
Binura FernandoBowling
Akila DananjayaBowling
Pulina TharangaBowling
Lahiru KumaraBowling
Ashen BandaraBowling


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
NetherlandsPapua 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.

Super Twelve
Group AGroup B
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.

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.

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.

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


ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Points System

ICC releases the points system for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 where the winning team receives 2 points while the lost team will receive no point. Check out the full detailed scenario of the points for the respective match results below:

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