It will get started 3 days after the IPL ultimate, however the ICC will be sure that the pitches get ok relaxation between the 2 tournaments.
This would be the first T20 World Cup since 2016, when West Indies defeated England within the ultimate on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
In April, the BCCI shortlisted 9 venues in India for the 16-team match, with the sector’s biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad slotted to host the general on November 14. However, as quickly because the BCCI hosted the marquee match, sturdy doubts emerged on India. The IPL used to be compelled to be suspended halfway after the match bubble broke and a number of other avid gamers and enhance team of workers around the 4 franchises examined certain. The ICC had named the UAE because the back-up venue for the T20 World Cup early closing 12 months when it allocated the match to India.
The World Cup used to be positive to be shifted to the United Arab Emirates when best BCCI officers landed in Dubai in May to carry conferences with the Emirates Cricket Board in addition to native executive officers. Following this, the BCCI introduced that the second one a part of the IPL may also be held within the UAE. ESPNcricinfo has discovered that the IPL will start on September 19, with the general on October 14.
Although the World Cup begins 3 days later, the ICC has ensured that the pitches in the primary grounds within the United Arab Emirates, which host the Super 12 level, gets sufficient relaxation time between the 2 tournaments.
On Tuesday, the ICC showed that Round 1 is composed of 8 groups, which can play 12 suits, divided into two teams of 4 every. The two teams might be break up between the United Arab Emirates and a location in Oman. Four of the 8 groups – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea – will then transfer into the Super 12 through becoming a member of the highest 8 ranked T20I groups. The Super 12 level, consisting of 30 suits, is scheduled within the United Arab Emirates and is scheduled to start on 24 October. The Super 12, the place groups might be divided into two teams of six every, might be performed at 3 venues within the United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. This might be adopted through 3 playoff suits – two semi-finals and a last.
ICC’s performing CEO Geoff Allardyce mentioned the worldwide frame used to be “incredibly disappointed” that the World Cup would no longer be staged in India. “Our priority is to deliver the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 completely and safely in the current window,” Allardyce mentioned in a media liberate. “The decision gives us the certainty we need to stage the event in a country that is a proven international host of multi-team events in a bio-secure environment.”
Nagraj Gollapudi is the News Editor at ESPNcricinfo