T20 World Cup 2021: India in Group 2 with Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan

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T20 World Cup 2021: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday introduced the teams for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, which is about to happen from October 17 to November 14 in Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

The two teams have been chosen on the premise of group rankings as of March 20.

Australia, England, South Africa and West Indies are in Group 1 whereas, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and New Zealand are in Group 2 of Super 12s.

(*2*) mentioned ICC Acting Chief Executive Geoff Allardice.

Eight groups will contest the primary spherical together with automated qualifiers Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the remaining six who sealed their spot in the qualifiers in 2019.

Sri Lanka might be joined by Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia in Group Some time, Bangladesh might be joined by Oman, Papua New Guinea and Scotland in Group B.

“It is good to get Oman in the frame of world cricket with the hosting of the T20 World Cup. It will help a lot of young players take an interest in the game. We know it will be a world class event,” mentioned BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in an announcement.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah additionally expressed his pleasure after the announcement.

“As a major force in world cricket, the BCCI has always endeavoured to promote and assist associate nations. In my capacity as Asian Cricket Council President, my vision is to take cricket far and deep into Asia. Co-hosting the T20 World Cup will put Oman Cricket on the global stage. They are also playing the qualifiers and it will be an icing on the cake if they make it to the Super 12s,” he mentioned.

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