As per reports in Sportskeeda, Team India’s 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is expected to be announced on September 6 or 7. The ICC has said that each team can name a maximum of 15 players for the event to be played in the UAE between October-November. India are also among the front runners to win the title this year.
The Chetan Sharma-led senior selection committee will name the 15 players either on the final day (September 6) of the fourth India-England Test, or the day after. Meanwhile, sources in Sportskeeda say that the Indian team is most likely to be announced on September 7.
Team India To Announce Squad On September 6 or 7
The groups are already announced with arch-rivals India and Pakistan pitted in Group B. They will face off each other In Dubai on October 24. Meanwhile, the other group with teams like Engalnd, Australia, West Indies and South Africa is being referred as the ‘Group Of Death’.
India along with Pakistan have New Zealand and Afghanistan in their group. The first semi-final is scheduled for November 10 in Abu Dhabi, while the second knockout game and the final will be held in Dubai on November 11 and 14 respectively.
Before the league stage starts on October 23, 8 teams will fight it out in the group stage from October 17-22. 8 teams – divided into Groups A and B – will look to finish in the top two and secure the remaining four slots in the Super 12.
Super 12 Groups
India and Pakistan To Kick Off Group 2
Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, Winner of Group A, Runner-up of Group B
Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Runner-up of Group A, Winner of Group B
Round 1 Qualifiers Groups
Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Namibia
Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Oman
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