Get ready for an epic cricket extravaganza as the International Cricket Council has just unveiled the highly-anticipated schedule for the upcoming T20 World Cup! Brace yourselves from June 1 to June 29, as the West Indies and the United States of America host this thrilling showdown.
Kicking off the tournament with a bang, the United States will take on Canada in the opening match on June 1. The grand finale is set to dazzle in Barbados on June 29, promising an unforgettable climax to the T20 World Cup.
India, eager to make their mark, kicks off their campaign against Ireland on June 5. The spotlight intensifies on June 9 when India faces arch-rivals Pakistan in a nail-biting clash in the vibrant city of New York. Group A witnesses a fierce battle as India and Pakistan lock horns alongside the USA, Ireland, and Canada.
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Rewind to the last T20 World Cup in 2022, where India and Pakistan delivered a spine-tingling spectacle at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, with Virat Kohli’s masterclass leading India to a historic victory.
Switching gears to Group B, defending champions England are ready to defend their title, commencing their journey on June 4 against Scotland in Barbados. Pakistan, the 2022 finalists, kick off their campaign on June 6 against the USA in Dallas. Brace yourself for the mega clash between Australia and England on June 8 – a showdown not to be missed!
This T20 World Cup is set to make history with 20 teams battling it out in 55 matches. Get ready for a cricket fiesta that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!
After the heart-pounding group stage from June 1 to June 18, the top two teams from each group are set to escalate the excitement in the Super 8 stage starting on June 19, with the curtain falling on this stage on June 24.
Picture this: eight formidable teams divided into two pools of four each, battling it out for supremacy. The draw for the Super 8, carefully crafted to match the pre-tournament seedings, will be unveiled in advance, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the cricket spectacle.
Here’s the twist – if an underdog outside the top eight seedings pulls off a stunning upset and advances to the second round, they’ll take on the Super 8 seeding of the team they triumphed over. Talk about turning the tables!
Now, mark your calendars for the semi-final showdowns on June 26 and 27, where the cricketing elite will clash for a spot in the grand finale.