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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India Squad, Schedule, Groups, Time And Venue. ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is set to commence on October 17 with the first round. A total of 16 teams are part of the tournament, which will conclude with the final on November 14. India will commence their journey in the tournament with the match against Pakistan on October 24.

UAE is the venue of the tournament which will be hosted by BCCI. 8 teams have already qualified for the super 12 round of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 and India is one of them. 4 more teams will join them after the completion of 1st round. India will play a total of 5 matches during the group stage of the T20 World Cup 2021. If they finish among the top two teams in their group, they will qualify for the semi-finals.

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India are led by Virat Kohli during the ICC tournament. India won the debut edition of the T20 World Cup in 2007. India also reached the final in the 2014 edition. Now, India will aim to clinch their 2nd T20 World Cup title. Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar are some experienced players in the Indian contingent.

 

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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

Match Date Time Venue Round
India vs Pakistan October 24, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Dubai Super 12
India vs New Zealand October 31, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Dubai Super 12
India vs Afghanistan November 3, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Abu Dhabi Super 12
India vs B1 November 5, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Dubai Super 12
India vs A2 November 8, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Dubai Super 12

India Group in ICC T20 World Cup 2021

India is part of group 2 during ICC T20 World Cup 2021. New Zealand, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are also part of group 2. These teams have already qualified for the super 12 round. Two teams from the first round will also join group 2 later. Each team will play against the other team of the group once during the tournament.

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India’s Full Squad For T20 World Cup 2021

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Virat Kohli. Image Credits: BCCI

The Indian team will be led by Virat Kohli. With players like Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul among others, the Indian squad has a strong combination of players. India have also picked enough spinners in the squad to excel at UAE stadiums. MS Dhoni has been selected as the mentor of the team and his guidance will surely help the team during the ICC tournament.

Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami

Reserves: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel.