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T20 World Cup to kick off on October 17 in UAE, final on November 14: Report | Cricket News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The 2021 males’s T20 World Cup is slated to kick off from October 17 in the UAE two days after the Indian Premier League (IPL) final.
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the final of the T20 World Cup is scheduled for November 14.
ANI had earlier reported that the primary sport on resumption of IPL might be performed on September 19 whereas the final will happen on October 15. The money-wealthy league was suspended in May first week after a number of COVID-19 instances had been reported in the bio-bubble.
The upcoming T20 World Cup might be a 16-staff match. The showpiece occasion was slated to be performed in India however there have been talks of shifting the match to the UAE.
As per the report, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is but to write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) formally.
“Round 1, which will include 12 matches, will comprise eight teams from which four (top two from each group) would qualify for the Super 12s,” ESPNcricinfo reviews.
“Four team from this lot of eight – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea – will then progress to the Super 12s, joining the top eight ranked T20I teams,” the report additional learn.
The Super 12s section, comprising 30 video games, is slated to start from October 24 throughout three venues in the UAE – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
After the Super 12s section, there might be three playoff video games – the 2 semi-finals and the final.
Earlier, the ICC after the board assembly had confirmed that the BCCI would retain internet hosting rights of the T20 World Cup even when the match is moved out of India.
The ICC Board had additionally requested administration focus on its planning efforts for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 on the occasion being staged in the UAE with the chance of together with one other venue in the Middle East.
“A final decision on the host country will be taken later this month. The Board also confirmed that the BCCI will remain the hosts of the event regardless of where the event is played,” the ICC stated in an official launch.



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