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Past winners, event 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 might 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 you need to know about the event:

Why was the event rescheduled?

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

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

Earlier this yr, the Indian cricket board determined to transfer the event to the Middle East “keeping an eye on the COVID-19 situation”.

How many groups are collaborating?

A complete of 16 groups might be collaborating on this event.

What is the event format?

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

The high two groups from every group will progress to the subsequent spherical, the Super 12s, becoming a member of the world’s eight top-ranked T20 facet who might 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 event [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 event going down in Dubai on November 14.

Who are the earlier winners?

West Indies are the defending champions, having crushed England within the 2016 last. West Indies are additionally the one group to have gained the event twice – they beat Sri Lanka within the last of the 2012 version.

India gained the inaugural event in 2007 by beating Pakistan within the last. 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 event.

Are followers allowed inside stadiums?

Yes, however in decreased capability.

In Oman, the stadium will host 3,000 followers whereas the UAE venues (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah) will permit up to 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 dwelling $800,000 with dropping semi-finalists pocketing $400,000 every.

Will we’ve Decision Review System (DRS)?

Yes, DRS will make its T20 World Cup debut at this yr’s version. Each group might be allowed two most unsuccessful evaluations per innings.

Will we’ve 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 enjoying till a winner is set). If climate circumstances don’t permit an excellent over, the match might be declared a tie and each groups will share a degree every.

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