Things are getting heated up as the marquee T20 World Cup 2021 approaching. Notably, the World Cup is scheduled to begin on 17 October and it will end on 14 November in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fans are getting excited to see the battle between the giants of the T20 cricket. Notably, both the groups are filled with the big names in the shorter format of the game. On one side Group A has the number one ranked T20I side England on another side Group B has no.2 ranked side Team India.
The Super 12 of group one will be starting on 23 October with the clash between Australia and South Africa. On the other hand, the Super 12 of group two will begin on 24 October with the high voltage clash of long-time rivals, India and Pakistan. , Also all the matches of India in T20 World Cup 2021 will began at 7:30 PM IST.
Here is how Twitter reacted to the announcement of the T20 World Cup 2021 schedule
India will be playing a match on Virat Kohli's birthday in the T20 World Cup.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) August 17, 2021
India has two matches on Sunday, one match on Friday, one match on Wednesday and one match on Monday.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) August 17, 2021
The two greats will strive to be the greatest!! Imagine that toss time? Babar Azam and Virat Kohli for the very first time are ready to compete eachother as captains of their respective sides! Pakistan and India will have #T20WorldCup 2021 encounter on 24Oct at Dubai!
— Arfa Feroz Zake (@ArfaSays_) August 17, 2021
It is amazing how often in the recent past India gets to play the final league game of their group ahead of the knockouts. They get the advantage of knowing the exact NRR details for qualification.#T20WorldCup
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) August 17, 2021
Can the 24th October match between india and Pakistan be actually contest between the 2 countries in cheering?
— Priyanka Sareen (@priyankasareen1) August 14, 2021
— Smrithi Rudroj (@RudrojSmrithi) August 17, 2021
— Manu (@Manu22086725) August 17, 2021
The only thing which gonna be matter on 24oct is #indvspak clash everything else can wait
— Umair (@Umair_ahmed95) August 15, 2021
Waiting for 24th October for #IndvsPak match.
— Malik Nomair (@iammurshid00) August 17, 2021
India to begin T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan
Team India is in group B of the tournament and group B is filled with big names like New Zealand, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Meanwhile, Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates his birthday on 5 November, and on that day he will be seen playing the T20 World Cup match for India in UAE.
However, it’s not confirmed against which team India will be facing in that match. As on November 5, India will be facing the table topper of Group B in Dubai.
Here is India’s fixture for the T20 World Cup 2021
October 24: v Pakistan in Dubai
October 31: v NZ in Dubai
November 3: v AFG in Abu Dhabi
November 5: v Group B toppers in Dubai
November 8: v Team that finishes 2nd in Group A in Dubai
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