ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 schedule:
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman will begin on October 17, with the final on November 14 in Dubai.
On Tuesday, August 17, the ICC published the fixtures for the flagship tournament. Everything you need to know is right here
The tournament will begin on 17 October with a Round 1 Group B match between hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea at 2 pm local time, followed by an evening match between Scotland and Bangladesh at 6 pm.
Ireland, the Netherlands, Sri Lanka, and Namibia will compete in Group A the following day in Abu Dhabi, with Round 1 matches lasting until October 22. The top two teams in each group will advance to the Super12 stage of the tournament, which begins on October 23.
The Super 12
The tournament’s second phase — the Super12 stage – will begin on October 23 in Abu Dhabi, with the Group 1 match between Australia and South Africa. This will be followed by an evening match in Dubai between England and the West Indies.
On October 30, England and Australia will square off in Dubai. The group will end on November 6 with matches in Abu Dhabi between Australia and the West Indies, and in Sharjah between England and South Africa.
Group 2 will get off on October 24 at 6 p.m. local time in Dubai with a heavyweight contest between India and Pakistan. Pakistan will then face New Zealand in Sharjah on October 26 in what would be a difficult start for the 2009 winners. Afghanistan kicks up its campaign on October 25 in Sharjah, where they will face the winners of Group B from the first round.
The group will end on November 8th, when India will face the second-placed Round 1 qualifier from Group A.
The first semi-final will take place on November 10 at 6 p.m. local time in Abu Dhabi. Dubai will host the second semi-final on November 11th. Reserve days are available for both semi-finals.
The tournament’s main event will take place in Dubai at 6 p.m. local time on Sunday, November 14, with Monday serving as a reserve day.