On September 7, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is anticipated to announce India’s T20 World Cup team. The multi-team event will be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from 17th October to 14th November, with India’s campaign beginning on 24th October in Dubai versus arch-rivals Pakistan. Here is When BCCI Will Announce India’s T20 World Cup Team
BCCI Will Announce India’s T20 World Cup Team
For the global event, the BCCI is anticipated to announce a 15-player lineup, with at least 3 players as reserves, most likely Prithvi Shaw and Ishan Kishan, and a spinner. However, there has yet to be any formal notification in this respect.
The Indian team is presently in the United Kingdom with 20 members and 4 bench players for the upcoming Test series with England, which is probably tied at 1-1 with India victory at Lord’s and England victory at Headingley. Due to continuous rain on the 5th and final day of the 1st match at Trent Bridge, no result was achieved.
With 2 more games remaining – at the Oval and Old Trafford – the squad will stay in England until September 16 before departing for the UAE, where the IPL will start on 16th September. The league’s 2nd leg finishes on 15th October 15, only 2 days even before T20 World Cup is set to begin.
India is in Group B with Pakistan, New Zealand, and Afghanistan, whereas England, South Africa, Australia, and the West Indies are in Group A. The Super12 stage of the competition begins on October 23 in Abu Dhabi, with a Group A match involving Australia and South Africa, backed by a match between England and the West Indies on the same day.
The group round matches will be completed on 8th November 8, accompanied by the 2 semi-finals in Abu Dhabi and Dubai on November 10th and 11th. The final will take place on November 14 in Dubai.
India’s complete schedule for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021:
24th October 2021: India vs Pakistan, 7:30 PM, Dubai
31st October 2021: India vs New Zealand, 7:30 PM, Dubai
3rd November 2021: India vs Afghanistan, 7:30 PM, Abu Dhabi
5th November 2021: India vs B1, 7:30 PM, Dubai
8th November 2021: India vs A2, 7:30 PM Dubai.