T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule – Qualifiers and Full Fixtures

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T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule – ICC announced the schedule for the most awaited event of the year 2021. The ICC T20 WC has been initially planned to host by BCCI in India in 2021 but owing to the COVID19 pandemic situation BCCI plans to host the T20 WC in UAE.

T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule

In order not to skip the major event of the year BCCI plans to host the ICC T20 World Cup in UAE. Earlier BCCI President Ganguly explained the reason why BCCI moves ICC T20WC to UAE.

On August 17, 2021, ICC released the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 schedule which kickstarts from October 17, 2021, with the major events starting on October 23.

ICC T20 World Cup Warmup Matches

ICC releases the warmup match schedule for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. Four sets of matches are played on two separate dates with a single day of rest.

These matches are played along withside of the round 1 matches. All warm-up matches of team India will be telecast on Star Sports network. Check out the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 warmup match schedule:

Date Match Time
Oct-18 NZ vs WI 3.30 pm
Oct-18 AFG vs SA 3.30 pm
Oct-18 ENG vs PAK 7.30 pm
Oct-18 AUD vs IND 7.30 pm
Oct-20 PAK vs WI 3.30 pm
Oct-20 AFG vs AUS 3.30 pm
Oct-20 ENG vs NZ 7.30 pm
Oct-20 IND vs SA 7.30 pm

Round 1 – T20 World Cup Schedule

England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1, and B2 were placed under Group A while India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2, and B1 were placed under Gropu B.

Those A1, A2, and B1, B2 were the teams qualified from the first round. The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-finals

Date  Match Local Time 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

Date Match Time Venue
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 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2:00 PM Sharjah
26-Oct-21 South Africa vs West Indies 2:00 PM Dubai
27-Oct-21 England vs Bangladesh 2:00 PM Abu Dhabi
28-Oct-21 Australia vs Sri Lanka 6:00 PM Dubai
29-Oct-21 West Indies vs Bangladesh 2:00 PM Sharjah
30-Oct-21 South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2:00 PM Sharjah
England vs Australia 6:00 PM Dubai
01-Nov-21 England vs Sri Lanka 6:00 PM Sharjah
02-Nov-21 South Africa vs Bangladesh 2:00 PM Abu Dhabi
04-Nov-21 Australia vs Bangladesh 2:00 PM Dubai
West Indies vs Sri Lanka 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

Date Match Time Venue
24-Oct-21 India vs Pakistan 6:00 PM Dubai
25-Oct-21 Afghanistan vs Scotland 6:00 PM Sharjah
26-Oct-21 Pakistan vs New Zealand 6:00 PM Sharjah
27-Oct-21 Scotland vs Namibia 6:00 PM Abu Dhabi
29-Oct-21 Afghanistan vs Pakistan 6:00 PM Dubai
31-Oct-21 Afghanistan vs Namibia 2:00 PM Abu Dhabi
India vs New Zealand 6:00 PM Dubai
02-Nov-21 Pakistan vs Namibia 6:00 PM Abu Dhabi
03-Nov-21 New Zealand vs Scotland 2:00 PM Dubai
India vs Afghanistan 6:00 PM Abu Dhabi
05-Nov-21 New Zealand vs Namibia 2:00 PM Sharjah
India vs Scotland 6:00 PM Dubai
07-Nov-21 New Zealand vs Afghanistan 2:00 PM Abu Dhabi
Pakistan vs Scotland 6:00 PM Sharjah
08-Nov-21 India vs Namibia 6:00 PM Dubai

T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule for Semi-Finals, Finals 

The two semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule 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 World Cup 2021 Schedule to play on 14th November 2021. The 15th of November(Monday) has been announced as the reserve day for the finals.

Date Match Time Venue
10-Nov-21 Semi-Finals – 1 6:00 PM Abu Dhabi
11-Nov-21 Semi-Finals – 2 6:00 PM Dubai
14-Nov-21 Finals 6:00 PM Dubai

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:

Result Points
Win 2
Tie 1
No Result 1
Abandoned 1
Loss 0
Forfeit 0

T20 World Cup 2021 Groups

International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that 12 teams will be competing in the Super 12 round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. However, 8 teams have already been finalized for the Super12 stage of the T20 World Cup 2021.

The remaining 4 teams will be selected through the qualifier stage of T20 World Cup 2021 schedule will take place from October 17 to October 22 and in total 8 teams will be fighting to get the remaining 4 slots in the Super12s. The Top 2 teams of each group from the points table will move to Super Twelve.

First Round
Group A Group B
Sri Lanka Bangladesh
Ireland Scotland
Netherlands Papua New Guinea
Namibia Oman

Super Twelve
Group A Group B
England India
Australia Pakistan
South Africa New Zealand
West Indies Afghanistan
Sri Lanka Namibia
Bangladesh Scotland

ICC T20 World Cup Winners List

The first-ever T20 world cup was hosted by India where the hosts took the maiden trophy under Indian former skipper MS Dhoni’s captaincy. Look at the T20 WC winner’s list till date:

India wins T20 world cup in 2007
India wins the T20 world cup in 2007
Year Winner Runners Up Host Finals Venue
2007 India Pakistan South Africa
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
2009 Pakistan Sri Lanka England Lord’s, London
2010 England Australia West Indies
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
2012 West Indies Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
R. Premadasa Stadium
2014 Sri Lanka India Bangladesh
Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
2016 West Indies England India
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming

Star Sports have the official broadcasting rights of T20 World Cup 2021 while Hotstar+Disney has the online streaming rights in India and its subcontinents. Alternate TV broadcasters and Online streaming platforms were partnered by Star Sports for the countries where these two can’t provide the service

T20 WC 2021 Telecasting Channels & OTT

Country Broadcasting Channels & OTT
India & Sub Continent Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD, DD Sports, DSport, Sony Ten, Sony Ten 2, Sony Six HD, Sony Six, Hotstar, Disney+, SonyLiv (App), FanCode
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, Geo Super, BSports Pakistan, Jazz TV, MJnuoon TV, Tapmad,
Australia Fox Sports, Channel 9, YuppTV, Kayo Sports, Foxtel Sports
United States Willow TV, Willow Xtra, YuppTV, Hotstar, Disney+
United Kingdom Sky Sports, Sky Go App, SlingTV
New Zealand Sky Sports NZ, Spark Sports, Fan Pass
Singapore Star Cricket, Star Hub, Singtel
Hong Kong Star Cricket, Now TV
Caribbean ESPN, Flow Sports
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), T-Sports, Rabbitholebd, Maasranga TV, BTV
Sri Lanka Channel Eye (SLRC)
The Middle East & North Africa OSN Cricket HD
Malaysia Astro Cricket HD
Austria, Germany Dazn
Mena Countries OSN Play
Japan ICC’s Facebook Page
China Fox Network Group
Fiji Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC TV)
Afghanistan Moby TV
UAE Cricwick App

 

T20 WC 2021 Audio Telecasting Channel List

Country Channel – Radio Language
Australia ABC English
India All India Radio (AIR) Hindi
Middle East & North Africa Radio 4 (89.1) Hindi
Middle East & North Africa Radio 4 (101.3) Malayalam
Pakistan Avenue Intl Pvt. Ltd Urdu
Sri Lanka VFM, SLBC English, Tamil & Sinhalese
South Africa SABC English & Afrikaans
United Kingdom All India Radio (AIR), Talksport English

 

T20 WC 2021 Online Streaming Platforms – Country wise

Hotstar

India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan and Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Fiji

OSN Cricket, OSN Play

MENA – the Middle East & North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Palestine and Western Sahara)

ESPN Caribbean

Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Falkland Isles, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tortola (British Virgin Isles), Trinidad, Tobago, Turks and Caicos

Willow TV, ESPN

United States of America, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, South America (Argentina, Aruba, Ascension Island, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)

Yupp TV, ICC’s Facebook page

Canada and Continental Europe (Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Cyprus, Vatican City, Georgia)

SuperSport

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, St Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire, and Zimbabwe

Sky Go, Sky Sports

United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, and the Republic of Ireland).

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 to Watch T20 World Cup 2021 Free in India?

The Disney+Hotstar holds the rights for the T20 World Cup 2021 online telecast thus T20 World Cup fans need to pick a premium subscription pack in order to watch online. But peoples seek to watch their favorite cricket league for free online.

Can we watch 2021 T20 World Cup live for free? Here we will discuss the possibilities of such cases:

Apart from subscribing to Disney+Hotstar Indian telecommunication service providers made some additional compliments in their recharge pack which allows us to view the Hotstar contents. Check out the following details to watch T20 World Cup 2021 live for free:

Airtel Users

Airtel offers combos that come bundled with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription, using which you can watch T20 World Cup 2021 matches live on your mobile.

These plans start as low as Rs 401 and offer regular calls and mobile data benefits along with the VIP subscription.

Check out the Airtel plans that come bundled with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription for live streaming the T20 World Cup 2021 edition on your smart TV, mobile or laptop.

Plan Price Benefits
Airtel Rs 401 Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
28 days of validity
3GB data/ day
Airtel Rs 448 Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
28 days of validity
3GB data/ day
Unlimited voice calling
100 SMS per day
Airtel Rs 499 Recharge Plan* Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
28 days of validity
3GB data/ day
Unlimited voice calling
100 SMS per day
Airtel Rs 599 Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
56 days of validity
2GB data/ day
Unlimited voice calling
100 SMS per day
Airtel Rs 2,698 Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
365 days of validity
2GB data/ day
Unlimited voice calling
100 SMS per day
Jio Users

Hotstar also partnered with Reliance Jio to make it easier for people to watch T20 World Cup Live. Jio offers an exciting 12-month subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP for 399 INR/per year. Download the JioTV app on mobile to instantly access your favorite sports channels.

Reliance Jio Launched different exciting data plans which include Free T20 World Cup live streaming, Check out the exciting plans below:

Plan Price Benefits
Rs 401 Jio Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
28 days of validity
3GB data/ day + 6GB additional data
Free voice calling
100 SMS per day
Rs 598 Jio Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
56 days of validity
112GB data
Free voice calling
100 SMS per day
Rs 2,599 Jio Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
365 days of validity
2GB data/ day + 10GB additional data
Free voice calling
100 SMS per day
Rs 499 Jio Add-On Recharge plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
84GB data (1.5GB/ day)
56 days validity
Rs 612 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
Up to 72GB of data
6,000 minutes non-Jio calls
Lasts until the validity of the primary pack
Rs 1,004 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
120 days of validity
200GB data
Rs 1,206 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
180 days of validity
240GB data
Rs 1,208 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription
240 days of validity
240GB data
Vi Users

As of Airtel and Jio, the Vodafone Idea users too gets the benefits of watching the T20 World Cup live streaming for free along with their recharge plans. Following are the list of recharge plans that come with the benefits of free T20 World Cup live streaming.

Plan Price Benefits
Vi Rs 401 recharge plan Disney+ Hotstar VIP
28 days validity
3GB data/ day + 16GB additional data
Unlimited calls
100 SMS
Vi Rs 501 recharge plan Disney+ Hotstar VIP
56 days validity
75GB data
Vi Rs 601 recharge plan Disney+ Hotstar VIP
56 days validity
3GB data/ day + 48GB additional data
Unlimited calls
100 SMS
Vi Rs 801 recharge plan Disney+ Hotstar VIP
84 days validity
3GB data/ day + 48GB additional data
Unlimited calls
100 SMS

 

How to Watch ICC T20 WC 2021 in UK?

Sky Sports have the right in the United Kingdom(UK) to telecast the upcoming T20 World Cup Live.

There are various ways to start watching Sky Sports. The obvious way is using your Sky Box with your Sky TV package, but you can also watch Sky Sports with Virgin TV with the appropriate television bundle (Virgin’s Ultimate Oomph package).

Sky Sports
Sky Sports

You can also watch Sky Sports on the go with the Sky Go app, which is available for download on iOS, Android, Fire OD, Windows, Mac, and Huawei.

With the Complete Sky Sports Pack, you can watch Sky’s exclusive range of live sport, highlights and news across all 10 Sky Sports channels.

Pack Name Price Benefits
Sky TV+Netflix+Sky Sports £ 47 (per month for 18 months) Usually 68.00 Upfront cost: 20 Sky Signature & All Sports Channels
389 Channels, 20 HD
Sky TV + Netflix + Sky Sports + HD £ 54 (per month for 18 months) Usually £ 75.00  Upfront cost: £ 49.00 Sky Signature & Hd & Sports
430 Channels + 62 HD 
Sky TV + Sky Sports + BT Sports £ 67 (per month for 18 months) Usually £ 89.00  Upfront cost: £ 20.00 Sky Signature
388 Channels + 20 HD

 

Eleven main channels comprise the Sky Sports service which telecasts almost every international and domestic sports event.

Channel Name Content
Sky Sports Main Event Airs major events as Sky Sports’ flagship channel like football, boxing, cricket, rugby, Formula 1, etc. When not showing a live event the channel simulcasts Sky Sports News.
Sky Sports Premier League Dedicated exclusively to the Premier League, including live coverage of matches, and other ancillary coverage and documentaries.
Sky Sports Football Dedicated to association football coverage of non-Premier League matches.
Sky Sports Cricket Dedicated to cricket coverage, including domestic and international competition.
Sky Sports Golf Dedicated to golf coverage. As with the former Sky Sports 4.
Sky Sports F1 Dedicated to coverage of Formula One racing as well as motor racing in general, including Formula 2, Formula 3, and IndyCar Series.
Sky Sports Action Dedicated to general sports coverage, including rugby, netball, the NFL and the NBA.
Sky Sports Arena Dedicated to general sports coverage, including Super League, darts and boxing.
Sky Sports Racing Available with Sky’s basic TV package (Sky Signature). Dedicated to coverage of horse racing.
Sky Sports Mix Available with Sky’s basic TV package (Sky Signature). Airs a mix of live sports and supplementary programming from across the network.
Sky Sports News Available with Sky’s basic TV package (Sky Signature). Provides latest news and updates from across all sports.

*In addition to Sky Sports Main Event, BT TV customers receive a channel named Sky Sports Extra which broadcasts Premier League games that are not shown on Main Event.

ICC T20 WC 2021 Anthem

The official anthem for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from October 17 to November 14, was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday in collaboration with its broadcast partners Star Sports.

Composed by Indian music director Amit Trivedi, the video features young cricket fans from across the world as well as animated versions of India captain Virat Kohli, West Indies’ Kieron Pollard, Australia’s Glenn Maxwell and Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan.

How to buy tickets for T20 World Cup 2021?

From October 3, 2021, ICC opens the ticket booking service for T20 World Cup 2021.

All fans wishing to attend matches must follow all COVID 19 protocols laid out on www.t20worldcup.com/tickets/biosecurity-measures and note the different stadium entry guidelines which will be updated in real-time as per the latest government mandates.

As T20 World Cup plays in 4 different venues, user have to pick the venue in which he/she wants to book the ticket(users may place in the queue in prior to book tickets owing to high demand).

Tickets price for ICC T20 World Cup

Indian matches: Basic east/west stand – 6,060rs. Premium – 15,150rs.

Other team matches: half of the price of Indian matches

Click here to book ICC T20 World Cup 2021 tickets.

Official T20 World Cup 2021 App

ICC launches an official mobile application for the upcoming T20 world cup 2021 where cricket fans can get updates of the tournament. ICC launched the application for both IOS and Android mobile operating systems.

Click the following link to download the Official T20 World Cup 2021 App:

Steps to install Official T20 World Cup 2021 App

  • Install the application from Android(Play store)/ IOS(App Store) as per your mobile OS.
  • Choose the team you were supporting to get personalized score, news, and match highlights.
  • Create an account by filling in the needed details for registration or sign in using Google or Facebook.
  • Right after your login, you can find tons of news articles, T20 WC throwback videos, T20 WC 2021 playing teams information with their rankings, etc.
Official T20 WC 2021 App
Official T20 WC 2021 App
Official T20 WC 2021 App
Official T20 WC 2021 App
Official T20 WC 2021 App
T20 WC App

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Prize Amount

ICC announced the Prize Money of T20 World Cup 2021. According to which the winner of the ICC T20 WC 2021 will bag Rs. 12 crores.

  • Winners – 12 Cr
  • Runner-up – 6 cr
  • Semifinalist – 3 cr each