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India T20 World Cup Squad 2021 – Schedule Details Updated

India T20 World Cup Squad 2021: BCCI announces the 18 member team India squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Virat Kohli will lead the team India where BCCI appoints MS Dhoni as the mentor of the team.

Notably, Virat Kohli will step down from the T20 captaincy after the T20 World Cup tournament. Check out India’s squad for the T20 world cup:

India 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.

India T20 World Cup Squad 2021 Updates– 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.


  • 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.
Player Role
Virat Kohli (Capt) Batting
Rohit Sharma (VC) Batting
KL Rahul Batting
Suryakumar Yadav Batting
Rishabh Pant (wk) Wicket Keeper Batting
Ishan Kishan (wk) Wicket Keeper Batting
Hardik Pandya All-rounder
Ravindra Jadeja All Rounder
Rahul Chahar Bowling
Ravichandran Ashwin All Rounder Bowling
Shardul Thakur Bowling
Varun Chakravarthy Bowling
Jasprit Bumrah Bowling
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bowling
Mohd Shami Bowling



Player Role
Shreyas Iyer Batting
Axar Patel Bowling
Deepak Chahar All Rounder Bowling


India Coach for T20 World Cup 2021

Apart from the 18 member squad, team India has four pillars who sharpen the players of the team India to shine onfield. In addition to them, BCCI adds former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni, as the mentor for team India. Check out India’s Coach for the T20 World Cup 2021:

Position Name
Head Coach Ravi Shastri
Batting Coach Vikram Rathour
Bowling Coach Bharat Arun
Fielding Coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar
Mentor MS Dhoni


Support Staff for Indian T20 World Cup

Along with them, BCCI has a handful of support staff to assist the team Indian players. Check out the list of support staff of team India below:

Position Name
Physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar, Nitin Patel
Strength and Conditioning coach Nick Webb, Soham Desai
Throwdown specialists Raghu, Nuwan, Daya
Video analyst Hari Prasad Mohan
Massage therapists Arun Kanade, Rajeev Kumar
Senior Producer of the BCCI media team Rajal Arora
India Team with support staffs
India Team with support staffs – WTC21

India T20 World Cup Schedule

The T20 WC is scheduled to play from 23rd October 2021 with its round 1 matches between 17-22 October. India will play against Pakistan in their first match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at Dubai on October 24. Check out India’s schedule for ICC T20 World Cup:

Date Match Time Venue
Oct-24 IND vs PAK 7:30 PM IST Dubai
Oct-31 IND vs NZ 7:30 PM IST Dubai
Nov-03 IND vs AFG 7:30 PM IST Abu Dhabi
Nov-05 IND vs SCO 7:30 PM IST Dubai
Nov-08 IND vs NAM 7:30 PM IST 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

How to watch T20 World Cup 2021 in India?

In India and the subcontinents, the T20 World Cup can view live in 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. Following are the subscription details of the live streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar:

Disney+ Hotstar

ICC 2021 T20 World Cup Live Streaming is available on Disney+ Hotstar VIP for INR 399/per year and Disney+ Hotstar Premium for INR 1499/per year.

These subscriptions can be purchased directly from the Disney+Hotstar website by using Digital Payment Option, Credit/Debit Card, or with the help of Netbanking.

Disney+ Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar

Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription can also be bought with Jio and Airtel Prepaid Plans from any Jio and Airtel Retail Store near you through cash or digital payment.

Besides T20 World Cup, You can also watch selective movies and content without subscribing to any package. Free content is available for India only.

Pack Name Price Benefits
Disney+ Hotstar (No Subscription) Free Select Movies with ads
Select TV Shows with ads
5mins of live cricket streaming
Live news channels
Disney+ Hotstar Premium Subscription Rs 299 per month or Rs 1499 per year All regional language movies
All the latest Hollywood movies
Multiplex movies on up to 4 devices
Latest Star network TV shows or serials at 6 AM
Live sports including Indian Premier League (IPL), Formula 1, International and domestic cricket live match streaming
Exclusive Disney+ content in English and regional languages
Plan can be used on two devices at a time
Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Rs 499 per year 1 device (mobile only) with all Premium membership benefits
Disney+ Hotstar Super Rs 899 per year 2 devices with all Premium membership benefits

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
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