Indian team full schedule for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
The schedule of the Virat Kohli-led Indian side for the 2021 T20 World Cup is one that will garner a lot of attention.
Updated - Aug 17, 2021 2:59 pm
The biggest event of 2021 that is anticipated with great fervor by cricket fans across the world is the 2021 T20 World Cup. The tournament will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year.
And, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the fixtures of the tournament, which will be held from 17th October 2021 to 14th November 2021.
And, the schedule of the Virat Kohli-led Indian side for the 2021 T20 World Cup is one that will garner a lot of attention. In this article, let us take a look at India’s schedule for the marquee tournament.
India to open their account with a blockbuster clash against Pakistan
The Indian side will play their first match of the tournament against Pakistan, on 24th October 2021. Needless to say, this blockbuster clash between the two arch-rivals is the most anticipated clash of the tournament this year. The marquee clash between India and Pakistan will be held in Dubai.
India will then have a one-week break, and will next take on the New Zealand side on 31st October 2021 once again in Dubai. The Indian side will play their third match of the tournament on 3rd November 2021, against the Afghanistan side.
India will play their 4th match of the tournament against the first placed qualifier team from Group B on 5th November 2021 at Dubai. And, their final Group fixture will be played on 8th November 2021, against the second-placed qualifying team from Group A in Dubai.
The Indian side won the inaugural T20 World Cup edition that was played in the year 2007 in South Africa. The Virat Kohli-led Indian side will be looking to lift the T20 World Cup for the second time when they take the field in the deserts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year.
Here is the complete schedule of the Indian side for the 2021 T20 World Cup
|1||24th October 2021||India vs Pakistan||Dubai|
|2||31st October 2021||India vs New Zealand||Dubai|
|3||3rd November 2021||India vs Afghanistan||Abu Dhabi|
|4||5th November 2021||India vs B1||Dubai|
|5||8th November 2021||India vs A2||Dubai|