T20 World Cup: Groupings, Teams, Venue, qualifiers

The International Cricket Council revealed the group stage draws of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup. India and Pakistan are in the same group.

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ICC recently released the T20 World Cup Schedule 2021 Match Date and Time, Venue, and Stadiums. After the outburst of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, ICC announced UAE and Oman as the joint hosts of the vent. Subsequently, the tournament will move across four venues. The stadiums being- Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.

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All the teams participating in the tournament will be divided into two groups - Group 1 and Group 2. The International Cricket Council revealed the groupings on Friday.

India will join Pakistan, Afghanistan and New Zealand in Group 2.

Meanwhile, Group 1 will feature heavyweights like England, Australia, South Africa and the West Indies.

The top eight-ranked teams based on MRF Tyres ICC World T20I Team Rankings as of 31 December 2018 have automatically qualified.

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Groupings of the ICC T20 World Cup, Super 12 stage.

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ICC T20 World Cup: The Qualifiers:

Eight teams will battle it out in the qualifiers. However, only four teams will proceed to the super 12. The eight teams are divided into two groups, the groups being - Group A and Group B.

Teams in Group A:

  • Sri Lanka
  • Namibia
  • The Netherlands
  • Ireland

The winner of Group A will join Group 1 in the super 12. However, the runners-up of Group A will join Group 2 in the super 12 stages of the tournament.

Teams in Group B:

  • Oman
  • Bangladesh
  • PNG
  • Scotland

The winner of Group B will join Group 2 in the super 12. However, the runners-up of Group A will join Group 1 in the super 12 stages of the tournament.

Icc T20 World Cup Fixture Schedule