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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India Squad, Schedule, Groups, Time And Venue. India will begin their journey in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 with the match against Pakistan. The India vs Pakistan match will take place on October 24 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. India are part of group 2 and have qualified for the super 12 round.

India will play 5 games during the super 12 round. India will face each member of their group once. Pakistan, New Zealand, and Afghanistan are also part of group 2. Two more teams will join the group after the completion of 1st round. If India finishes on either of the top two spots in their group after the super 12 round, India will qualify for the semi-finals.

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India are led by Virat Kohli in the tournament. Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are a few key players in India’s squad. India won the debut edition of the T20 World Cup in 2007. India reached the finals in the 2014 edition and reached the semi-finals in the previous edition. Below we take a glance at India’s squad, schedule, groups, time, and venue for ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

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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.