MUMBAI: The ICC has announced the squads for the T20 World Cup. According to this, India and Pakistan have been included in the same group. The T20 World Cup will be played in October and November. The tournament was to be played in India. But due to the Corona crisis, it will be played in the UAE and Oman.
Along with Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan have also been included in India’s group. India is in the second group. There are two more seats in this group. For that, you have to cross the hurdle of qualifying round. Fierce rivals India and Pakistan have been relegated to Group 2. Each group consists of 6 teams.
Former champions West Indies have been included in the first group. The ICC T20 World Cup will be played in 4 stadiums in the UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14. This will include a total of 16 teams.
The first group includes the defending champions West Indies, Australia, England and South Africa. India’s squad includes Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan. New Zealand has consistently dominated against India in ICC tournaments. Therefore, it will be a challenge for India to perform at its best this year.
ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021: India and Pakistan placed in Group 2 of Super 12s pic.twitter.com/Z8HtvsZNDH
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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea, four teams will play for entry in the Super 12. The top eight teams in the ICC rankings have already qualified for the Super 12. The Super 12 teams are divided into two groups and will play in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. After that, three play-off matches, two semi-finals and one final will be played.
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