Cricket: What it is advisable to find out about T20 World Cup 2021

Past winners, match format, and replace on DRS and Super Over. Your information to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.

The rescheduled ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will likely be going down in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from Sunday, October 17.

West Indies are the defending champions, having lifted the trophy for the second time in 2016.

Here is what it is advisable to know in regards to the match:

Why was the match rescheduled?

This version of the match was scheduled to happen in Australia in 2020.

However, because of the COVID pandemic, it was determined that India will host the occasion in 2021 with Australia internet hosting the 2022 version.

Earlier this 12 months, the Indian cricket board determined to move the match to the Middle East “keeping an eye on the COVID-19 situation”.

How many groups are collaborating?

A complete of 16 groups will likely be collaborating on this match.

What is the match format?

Round 1 will see eight groups, break up into two teams, aiming to qualify for the principle spherical.

The prime two groups from every group will progress to the following spherical, the Super 12s, becoming a member of the world’s eight top-ranked T20 facet who will likely be divided into two teams.

After the group matches, the highest two groups from each teams will progress to the semi-finals.

How the groups are divided for the match [ICC]

When are the semi-finals and the ultimate?

The semi-finals will happen on November 10 (Abu Dhabi) and November 11 (Dubai) with the ultimate of the match going down in Dubai on November 14.

Who are the earlier winners?

West Indies are the defending champions, having overwhelmed England within the 2016 closing. West Indies are additionally the one workforce to have received the match twice – they beat Sri Lanka within the closing of the 2012 version.

India received the inaugural match in 2007 by beating Pakistan within the closing. Pakistan managed to go one higher within the 2009 version.

Sri Lanka and England are the opposite winners of the T20 World Cup.

Will India and Pakistan lock horns once more?

Of course. The two Asian rivals will meet in Dubai on October 24.

India maintain a 6-1 benefit over Pakistan in Twenty20 internationals and have additionally by no means misplaced to Pakistan at an ICC match.

Are followers allowed inside stadiums?

Yes, however in lowered capability.

In Oman, the stadium will host 3,000 followers whereas the UAE venues (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah) will enable as much as 70 % capability with all followers needing to be vaccinated and carrying face masks as soon as inside.

How a lot cash are speaking about?

Lots. We’re speaking a complete prize cash of $5.6m.

Winners get $1.6m, dropping finalists take home $800,000 with dropping semi-finalists pocketing $400,000 every.

Will now we have Decision Review System (DRS)?

Yes, DRS will make its T20 World Cup debut at this 12 months’s version. Each workforce will likely be allowed two most unsuccessful opinions per innings.

Will now we have a Super Over?

Of course. Cricket directors love a Super Over (higher than a bowl-out).

If the match is tied, each groups will play a Super Over (and maintain taking part in till a winner is determined). If climate circumstances don’t enable an excellent over, the match will likely be declared a tie and each groups will share a degree every.