It is a good news for the fans that ICC has announced the ICC T20 world cup 2021 groups list for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 that is being hosted by the BCCI. The icc t20 world cup 2021 tournament is scheduled to be held in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November.
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|the Netherlands||Papua New Guinea|
|GROUP 1||GROUP 2|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
While making these ICC T20 WORLD CUP GROUPS 2021, ICC selected the teams for this event on the basis of ICC team rankings that are set as of 20 March 2021. There are two ICC T20 world cup 2021 group stages for this event. Defending champion West Indies with former champions England, Australia and South Africa are in ICC T20 world cup group stage 1 of the Super 12s, two teams from the qualifiers would join them later from Round 1.
Pakistan and Indian, two former champions, along with New Zealand, Afghanistan and the other two qualifiers from Round 1 will play against each other in Group 2.
In first round, two teams i.e. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will play as automatic qualifiers. and the remaining six teams are those who qualified through the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier held in 2019.
ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2021 GROUP A AND GROUP B
In group A of the first round, Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia will join Sri Lanka. In Group B, Oman, PNG and Scotland along with Bangladesh would meet to qualify for the next stage.
It is very good and interesting that there would be great matches among the teams. It will bring joy for the fans as it is the first multi-team event since the onset of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
After the disruption caused by COVID-19, cutoff date was selected as close as possible for the event to ensure the inclusion of maximum cricket. There is no doubt that fans will witness some highly competitive cricket when the event gets underway in just three months.
After the announcement of ICC T20 world cup 2021 team list groupings, countdown for the ICC T20 World Cup kickstarts. All icc t20 world cup 2021 group teams in the groups are highly challenging and competitive for this type of shortest format of the game. T20 event is famous for its surprising nature and fans must be prepared for that. It is very much sure that worldwide fans will witness some exciting and nail-biting games.
It is very good for Oman that it will host ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. It is also a good opportunity for Oman to encourage its young players to take an interest in the game. It is obvious that it will be a world class event in this part of the globe.
Playing and hosting the major events like World Cup provides an opportunity to the countries like Oman to showcase not just their commitment to growing the game but also showcasing Oman as a welcoming country to the world!
This is a watershed moment for Oman Cricket to host ICC and BCCI after the announcement of the ICC T20 world cup 2021 groups!