The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is organized to be the seventh edition of the ICC Men’s t20 World Cup tournament. Check ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Team Squad and Players List.
It is scheduled between 17 October to 14 November 2021 in UAE and Oman. At first, the tournament was supposed to happen in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, International Cricket Council (ICC) declared to postpone the tournament from July 2020 to 2021. However, ICC confirmed that the 2021 championship will be hosted in UAE and Oman.
Papua New Guinea certified for the first time for ICC T20 World Cup through ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers followed by other teams like the Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Ireland, and Oman.
Earlier, ICC confirmed Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates as backups for the ICC T20 World Cup venue. Keeping the COVID-19 pandemic in mind the ICC allowed the teams to take extra 7 players if the tournament is played insecure environment. The strength of the team has been increased from 23 to 30 including supporting staff. Let see the match details, Team Squad, and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Players List.
T20 World Cup 2021 Summary
|ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021||From 17 October 2021 to 14 November 2021|
|Host||Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI)|
|Administrator||International Cricket Council (ICC)|
|Location||United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman|
|Format||T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)|
|Opening Match||17 October 2021 | Sri Lanka vs Ireland | Oman|
|Semi-Final-1||11 November 2021 | UAE | UAE|
|Semi-Final-2||12 November 2021 | UAE | UAE|
|Final Match||14 November 2021 | UAE| UAE|
|Total Matches played||45|
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Team Squad
India Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey; Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan.
Australia Squad: Aaron Finch (Captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques; Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed; Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz and Zafar Gohar.
England Squad: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory; Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey.
West Indies Squad: Kieron Pollard (Captain), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers; Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Kesrick Williams.
South Africa Squad : Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller; Jon-Jon Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Anrich Nortje, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj.
Teams Of ICC T20 World Cup 2021
There will be 16 teams who will take part in the tournament, out of which 9 are directly qualified for the game and 7 had to go through the qualification process. Here is the list of teams participating in the ICC T20 World Cup :
|Pakistan||ICC T20 Championship|
|Australia||ICC T20 Championship|
|England||ICC T20 Championship|
|South Africa||ICC T20 Championship|
|New Zealand||ICC T20 Championship|
|West Indies||ICC T20 Championship|
|Afghanistan||ICC T20 Championship|
|Sri Lanka||ICC T20 Championship|
|Bangladesh||ICC T20 Championship|
|Netherlands||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Papua New Guinea||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Ireland||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Namibia||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Scotland||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Oman||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
T20 World Cup 2021 Team Rankings
|20||Papua New Guinea|
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winners History
|Year||Host Country||Final Match Venue||Winner Team||Runner-up Team|
|2012||Sri Lanka||Colombo||West Indies||Sri Lanka|