T20 World cup 2021 Updates

T20 World Cup 2021 Updates: The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is scheduled to kick start from October 23, 2021 with the round 1 matches from October 17, 2021.

India is the official hosting country of the ICC T20 WC 2021 but owing to the rapid spread of COVID19 in India BCCI moves the tournament to UAE. Notably, BCCI hosts the IPL 2020 and part of IPL 2021 in the UAE.

The finals of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be played on November 14, 2021 in Dubai. Check out the latest ICC T20 World Cup 2021 news and updates below:

T20 World Cup 2021 Updates

  • The ICC from the T20 World Cup will use ‘batter‘ instead of ‘batsman‘ in its playing conditions.
  • DRS will be used for the very first time in an edition of the T20 World Cup this time.
  • The ICC has tweaked the rules for the Semi-Finals and Finals of the T20 World Cup. A team has to play a minimum of 10 overs instead of 5 overs to generate a result.
  • Mahela Jayawardena will be with the Sri Lanka team nearly for 2 weeks during the T20 World Cup 2021.
  • 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
  • ICC extends the deadline for all the teams to submit their final squad for the T20 World Cup till October 15, 2021.  
  • Indian selectors will wait till 15th October to take a call on Hardik Pandya for T20 World Cup.
  • DD Sports will telecast all the India matches, Semi-final, and Final of the T20 World Cup 2021.
  • India is considering the inclusion of Deepak Chahar or Shardul Thakur in Team India’s T20 World Cup squad as Hardik Pandya is not able to bowl.
  • A change has been made in T20 WC 2021 warmup matches of Indian slots. According to which the second practice match will be against South Africa now, not against England.
  • BCCI Secretary Jay Shah says that former Indian skipper MS Dhoni will not take any fees from BCCI to play the role of mentor of the Indian team in the T20 World Cup.
  • Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, and Venkatesh Iyer join the Indian team at the T20 World Cup as net bowlers.
  • The Indian team for the T20 World Cup is likely to announce tomorrow(October 12, 2021).
  • ICC releases the points system for the 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:
    ResultPoints
    Win2
    Tie1
    No Result1
    Abandoned1
    Loss0
    Forfeit0

T20 World Cup Replacements

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:

England

  • 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 travelling reserve for the T20 WC 2021.

Pakistan 

  • 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.

Ireland 

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

India

Updates

  • Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in Team India’s 2021 World Cup squad.
  • Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed, and K. Gowtham will be part of the Indian team Bubble for helping in the preparation for the T20 World Cup.

T20 World Cup Squad

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

India wins T20 world cup in 2007
India wins T20 world cup in 2007

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.

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

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.

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

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.

PlayersRole
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

 

Reserves

PlayersRole
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.

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
Shardul ThakurBowling
Varun ChakravarthyBowling
Jasprit BumrahBowling
Bhuvneshwar KumarBowling
Mohd ShamiBowling

 

Reserves

PlayerRole
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.

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

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

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 

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.

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

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.

Updates

  • 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.
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
Tom CurranAll-rounder Bowling
David WilleyAll-rounder Bowling
Chris WoakesAll-rounder Bowling
Chris JordanBowling
Mark WoodBowling
Tymal MillsBowling
Adil RashidBowling

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
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.

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

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.

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

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.

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
Farid Ahmad MalikBowling
Rashid KhanBowling
Mujeeb ur RahmanBowling
Karim JanatBowling
Naveen ul HaqBowling
Hamid HassanBowling

 

Reserves

PlayerRole
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

 

Reserve

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.

PlayerRole
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

 

Reserve

PlayerRole
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.

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

 

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:

ResultPoints
Win2
Tie1
No Result1
Abandoned1
Loss0
Forfeit0

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 T20 World Cup Winners List

MS Dhoni-led India won the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007. West Indies is the only team to lift the ICC T20 WC trophy for a couple of times. Following are the list of T20 World Cup winners since 2007:

YearWinnersRunners UpPlayer of the SeriesTop Run ScorerHighest Wicket TakerHost
2021TBATBATBATBATBAOman & UAE
2016West IndiesEnglandVirat KohliTamim IqbalMohammad NabiIndia
2014Sri LankaIndiaVirat KohliVirat KohliAhsan Malik and Imran TahirBangladesh
2012West IndiesSri LankaShane WatsonShane WatsonAjantha MendisSri Lanka
2010EnglandAustraliaKevin PietersenMahela JayawardeneDirk NannesWest Indies
2009PakistanSri LankaTillakaratne DilshanTillakaratne DilshanUmar GulEngland
2007IndiaPakistanShahid AfridiMatthew HaydenUmar GulSouth Africa