- Australia, England, South Africa and the West Indies in a single group of Tremendous 12s, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and New Zealand within the different
- Photographs and movies from launch occasion in Muscat, graphics obtainable on our Online Media Zone
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) right now introduced the teams for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the BCCI in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November.
The teams, chosen on the premise of group rankings as of 20 March 2021, see defending champions the West Indies pooled together with former champions England, Australia and South Africa in Group 1 of the Tremendous 12s, with two qualifiers from Spherical 1 becoming a member of them.
Group 2 will comprise former champions India and Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan and the opposite two qualifiers from Spherical 1. Eight groups will contest the primary spherical together with computerized qualifiers Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the remaining six who booked their spot by means of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019. Eire, Netherlands and Namibia be a part of Sri Lanka in Group A, while Oman, PNG and Scotland will face Bangladesh in Group B.
ICC Performing Chief Govt Geoff Allardice: “We’re delighted to announce the teams for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021. There are some nice match ups provided by the teams and it begins to deliver the occasion to life for our followers as our first multi-team occasion for the reason that onset of the worldwide pandemic attracts nearer.
“Given the disruption attributable to COVID-19, we chosen the cutoff date as shut as doable to the occasion to make sure we have been in a position to embrace the utmost quantity of cricket within the rankings which decide the teams. There isn’t any doubt we’ll witness some extremely aggressive cricket when the occasion will get underway in simply three months.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah: “With the announcement of groupings, our countdown for the ICC T20 World Cup kickstarts. There’s nothing that separates the 2 teams as each are full of sides which are extremely aggressive within the shortest format of the sport. Having mentioned that, the thrilling T20 format is thought for its surprises, and we should be ready for a similar. I’m positive we’ll witness some thrilling and nail-biting video games
“I’m notably delighted to be in Oman. As a significant power in world cricket, the BCCI has all the time endeavoured to advertise and help Affiliate Nations. In my capability as Asian Cricket Council President, my imaginative and prescient is to take cricket far and deep into Asia. Co-hosting the World Cup will put Oman Cricket on the worldwide stage. They’re additionally enjoying the Qualifiers and it is going to be an icing on the cake in the event that they make it to the Tremendous 12s.”
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly: “It’s good to get Oman within the body of world cricket with the internet hosting of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup. It would assist numerous younger gamers take an curiosity within the sport. We all know it is going to be a world class occasion on this a part of the world.”
Oman Cricket Chairman, Pankaj Khimji: “Oman Cricket has come a good distance and right now is a watershed second for us to have ICC and BCCI right here at Oman Cricket Academy to announce the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup teams!
Taking part in in and internet hosting the occasion provides us a chance to showcase not simply our dedication to rising the sport but in addition showcasing Oman as a welcoming vacation spot to the world!
Vice President Emirates Cricket Board, Khalid Al Zarooni: “Understanding the present sporting local weather, in such unprecedented instances, Emirates Cricket congratulates the ICC, the BCCI and the respective groups on right now’s ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 groupings’ announcement.
“Taking a look at these teams we anticipate a extremely aggressive, completely pleasing spectacle of worldwide cricket. That is actually an aspirational match and one the broader UAE Cricket group is extraordinarily excited to be concerned in.”
The venues for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 are Dubai Worldwide Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Floor.”
The match schedule will probably be introduced in the end.
Group A: Sri Lanka, Eire, the Netherlands and Namibia
Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman
Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1 and B2.
Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2 and B1.