The International Cricket Council (ICC) today declared the gatherings for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be facilitated by the BCCI in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November.
The gatherings, chosen in the premise of group rankings starting at 20 March 2021, see reigning champs the West Indies pooled alongside previous heroes England, Australia and South Africa in Group 1 of the Super 12s, with two qualifiers from Round 1 going along with them.
Gathering 2 will include previous heroes India and Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan and the other two qualifiers from Round 1. Eight groups will challenge the first round including programmed qualifiers Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the leftover six who booked their spot through the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019. Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia join Sri Lanka in Group A, while Oman, PNG and Scotland will confront Bangladesh in Group B.
ICC Acting Chief Executive Geoff Allardice: “We are enchanted to report the gatherings for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. There are some incredible match ups offered by the gatherings and it begins to rejuvenate the occasion for our fans as our first multi-group occasion since the beginning of the worldwide pandemic moves nearer.
“Given the interruption brought about by COVID-19, we chose the cutoff date as close as conceivable to the occasion to guarantee we had the option to remember the most extreme measure of cricket for the rankings which decide the gatherings. There is no uncertainty we will observer some profoundly serious cricket when the occasion gets in progress in only three months.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah: “With the declaration of groupings, our commencement for the ICC T20 World Cup launches. There isn’t anything that isolates the two gatherings as both are loaded with sides that are exceptionally serious in the briefest organization of the game. Having said that, the astonishing T20 design is known for its shocks, and we should be ready for something very similar. I’m certain we will observer some thrilling and nail-gnawing games
“I’m especially enchanted to be in Oman. As a significant power in world cricket, the BCCI has consistently attempted to advance and help Associate Nations. In my ability as Asian Cricket Council President, my vision is to take cricket far and profound into Asia. Co-facilitating the World Cup will put Oman Cricket on the worldwide stage. They are additionally playing the Qualifiers and it will be a good to beat all in the event that they make it to the Super 12s.”
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly: “It is a great idea to get Oman in the casing of world cricket with the facilitating of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. It will help a great deal of youthful players look into the game. We realize it will be a top notch occasion in this piece of the world.”
Oman Cricket Chairman, Pankaj Khimji: “Oman Cricket has made considerable progress and today is a turning point for us to have ICC and BCCI here at Oman Cricket Academy to report the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup gatherings!
Playing in and facilitating the occasion offers us a chance to feature our obligation to becoming the game as well as displaying Oman as an inviting objective to the world!
VP Emirates Cricket Board, Khalid Al Zarooni: “Understanding the current donning environment, in such phenomenal occasions, Emirates Cricket praises the ICC, the BCCI and the separate groups on the present ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 groupings’ declaration.
“Taking a gander at these gatherings we expect a profoundly aggressive, completely charming display of worldwide cricket. This is really an optimistic competition and one the more extensive UAE Cricket crew is amazingly eager to be associated with.”
The settings for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 are Dubai International Stadium, the Sheik Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.”
The competition timetable will be reported at the appropriate time.
Gathering A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands and Namibia
Gathering B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman
Gathering 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1 and B2.
Gathering 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2 and B1.