T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 Schedule - Find all the dates, times, venues and fixtures
- The 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup kicks off on 17 October
- The Super 12 begins on 23 October
- There are a total of 16 teams that compete in the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup
- The tournament will be played in the UAE and Oman
The T20 World Cup starts on 17 October 2021 (Getty Images)
Round 1 of the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup gets underway on 17 October when Oman and Papua New Guinea meet in a Group B fixture. The top eight ranked sides in the world do not feature in the group phase, and only appear in the Super 12 stage, which starts on 23 October.
The group stage consists of two groups of four teams each. The top two sides from each group will qualify for the Super 12 stage.
T20 Cricket World Cup Groups
Papua New Guinea
T20 Cricket World Cup Group Stage Fixtures
Group A will play their matches in the UAE while Group B fixtures will be played in Oman. The tournament starts with a Group B fixture between Oman and Papua New Guinea on 17 October. Bangladesh play later that evening.
|17 Oct||10:00||Oman vs Papua New Guinea||Oman Cricket Academy Ground||Al Amerat|
|17 Oct||14:00||Bangladesh vs Scotland||Oman Cricket Academy Ground||Al Amerat|
|18 Oct||10:90||Ireland vs Netherlands||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|18 Oct||14:00||Sri Lanka vs Namibia||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|19 Oct||10:00||Scotland vs Papua New Guinea||Oman Cricket Academy||Al Amerat|
|19 Oct||14:00||Bangladesh vs Oman||Oman Cricket Academy||Al Amerat|
|20 Oct||10:00||Namibia vs Netherlands||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|20 Oct||14:00||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|21 Oct||10:00||Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea||Oman Cricket Academy||Al Amerat|
|21 Oct||14:00||Oman vs Scotland||Oman Cricket Academy||Al Amerat|
|22 Oct||10:00||Namibia vs Ireland||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|22 Oct||14:00||Sri Lanka vs Netherlands||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
T20 Cricket World Cup Super 12 Groups
T20 Cricket World Cup Super 12 Fixtures
This phase of the competition begins on 23 October 2021 and is also divided into two groups of six teams. Group 1 kicks off with Australia taking on South Africa in Abu Dhabi while Group 2 begins with a cracking encounter between India and Pakistan in Dubai on 24 October.
|23 Oct||10:00||Australia vs South Africa||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|23 Oct||14:00||England vs West Indies||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|24 Oct||10:00||A1 vs B2||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|24 Oct||14:00||India vs Pakistan||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|25 Oct||10:00||Afghanistan vs B1||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|26 Oct||10:00||South Africa vs West Indies||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|26 Oct||14:00||Pakistan vs New Zealand||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|27 Oct||10:00||England vs B2||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|27 Oct||14:00||B1 vs A2||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|28 Oct||14:00||Australia vs A1||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|29 Oct||10:00||West Indies vs B2||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|29 Oct||14:00||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|30 Oct||10:00||South Africa vs A1||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|30 Oct||14:00||Australia vs England||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|31 Oct||10:00||Afghanistan vs A2||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|31 Oct||14:00||India vs New Zealand||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|1 Nov||14:00||England vs A1||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|2 Nov||10:00||South Africa vs B2||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|2 Nov||14:00||Pakistan vs A2||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|3 Nov||10:00||New Zealand vs B1||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|3 Nov||14:00||India vs Afghanistan||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|4 Nov||10:00||Australia vs B2||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|4 Nov||14:00||West Indies vs A1||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|5 Nov||10:00||New Zealand vs A2||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|5 Nov||14:00||India vs B1||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|6 Nov||10:00||Australia vs West Indies||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|6 Nov||14:00||England vs South Africa||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|7 Nov||10:00||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|7 Nov||14:00||Pakistan vs B1||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||Sharjah|
|8 Nov||14:00||India vs A2||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|10 Nov||14:00||TBC (Semi-Final)||Zayed Cricket Stadium||Abu Dhabi|
|11 Nov||14:00||TBC (Semi-Final)||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
|14 Nov||14:00||TBC (Final)||Dubai International Stadium||Dubai|
2021 T20 Cricket World Cup FAQ
When does the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup start?
The 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup starts on 17 October 2021
When is the final of the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup?
The final of the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup is on 14 November 2021.
How many teams participate in the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup?
There are a total of 16 teams that participate in the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup.