ICC T20 World Cup: From India vs Pakistan to England vs Australia, mouth-watering clashes to watch out for

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ICC T20 World Cup: From India vs Pakistan to England vs Australia, mouth-watering clashes to watch out forThe much-awaited draws of the ICC T20 World Cup have been released. The upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is sure to excite. The action-packed contest will witness one of the biggest games in cricket- India vs Pakistan while Australia will take on Ashes rival England in the second big fixture of the tournament. In other big matches, Defending champions West Indies will lock horns with runners-up England in the upcoming T20 WC in October-November.

The 2021 edition of the Men’s T20 World Cup will be hosted by the UAE and Oman, moving away from its original destination – India. The tournament will get underway on 17 October and will conclude the following month on 14 November.

FIRST ROUND QUALIFIERS

Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Namibia

Ireland – Sri Lanka will go into the T20 World Cup as the favorites in Group A.

Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Oman, Papua New Guinea

Scotland – Sitting 10th on the ICC T20I team rankings, Bangladesh are the favourites to top Group B

ICC T20 World Cup: From India vs Pakistan to England vs Australia, mouth-watering clashes to watch out for

SUPER 12: 

Group A: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, Winner Group A, Runner-up Group B

Group B: Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies, A1, B2

Defending champions West Indies and runners-up England will meet in the Super 12 of this year’s tournament.

Australia will face the likes of England and the West Indies who defeated them in the recent T20I series. They will be looking to reach the knockout stages for the first time since 2012 this year.

South Africa will play West Indies whom they defeated 3-2 in the T20I series while they lost to Aussies 2-1. The match against Australia will be the battle of top bowlers.

England will take on Australia in another big clash of Group A. The two teams are known for their decades-long rivalry due to Ashes.

ICC T20 World Cup: From India vs Pakistan to England vs Australia, mouth-watering clashes to watch out for

Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, B1, A2

India vs Pakistan will be the biggest clash in Group B. The arch-rivals will take on each other much to the delight of the fans worldwide. The two are only seen in ICC events due to the ongoing political differences between the two countries.

India will also face off New Zealand and look to avenge their defeats in ICC World Cup 2019 and WTC Final. Virat Kohli & Co will be aiming to win the second title for India.

New Zealand and Afghanistan will meet each other for the first time in the Super 12 Group.

The Rashid Khan-led side can create big upsets. They were the lone team to beat the defending champions West Indies at the 2016 tournament, defeating the eventual champions by six runs. They have qualified for every T20 World Cup ever since their tournament debut in 2010 and reached the Super 10 stage of the 2016 tournament after winning all three of their First Round matches.

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