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T20 World Cup set to start on October 17 in UAE; last on November 14

The 2021 men’s T20 World Cup is set to begin from October 17 in the UAE, with the last for the 16-group competition planned for November 14.

ESPNcricinfo comprehends that the competition will begin days after the IPL last, which is probably going to be hung on October 15. The rest of IPL 2021 will be played in the UAE, beginning September 19.

While the BCCI is yet to keep in touch with the ICC authoritatively about moving the T20 World Cup to the UAE, it has effectively set the ball moving as far as making arrangements for the competition to be held in the center east. According to the current arrangement, the first round of the T20 World Cup will be parted across two gatherings and played in the UAE and Oman.

Cycle 1, which will incorporate 12 matches, will contain eight groups from which four (top two from each gathering) would fit the bill for the Super 12s. Four group from this parcel of eight – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea – will then, at that point progress to the Super 12s, joining the main eight positioned T20I groups.

The Super 12s stage, containing 30 matches, is booked to begin from October 24. The Super 12s, where groups will be parted across two gatherings of six each, will be played at three settings in the UAE – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. This will be trailed by three season finisher games – the two semi-finals and the last.

With Round 1 being co-facilitated by one of the settings in the UAE and Oman, the BCCI is sure that will offer sufficient opportunity to invigorate the contributes across the principle grounds the UAE for the Super 12s.

On June 1, the ICC allowed BCCI until end of June to give its last word on whether India will actually want to have the T20 World Cup. With the Covid-19 pandemic disturbing the worldwide cricket schedule last year, the ICC delayed the 2020 World Cup, initially booked to be held in Australia, and concluded India would have the competition in 2021 with Australia facilitating the 2022 version.

Anyway the horrid pandemic circumstance in India, which was smoothed by a second wave this mid year, constrained the BCCI to unexpectedly suspend the IPL at the midway stage in May.

That advancement right away cast questions on whether India could be fit to have the multi-group World T20 after movement between urban areas was distinguished as an excellent space of worry for groups getting presented to outside the air pocket during the IPL. The BCCI had shortlisted nine scenes for the T20 World Cup, however an ICC group, intended to do review, needed to drop its visit in April.

In spite of the pandemic numbers moving down since the disturbing pinnacle of April-May period, general wellbeing specialists have anticipated India will confront a third wave later in 2021. With the ICC cutoff time terminating in a couple of days, the BCCI is relied upon to unveil its choice on moving the occasion outside to the UAE.

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