This time the T20 World Cup 2021 is finally ready to be held in Oman and UAE. Both of these venues are confirmed by news. These two venues are selected due to the critical condition of the pandemic of Covid 19 in India. So ICC and BCCI took the positive step in order to run the tournament in a positive way. So the grounds of Oman and UAE are ready for the World Cup.
ICC shifted the venue for the T20 World Cup twice. Last year the venue was Australia and then it was shifted to India. But the situation of Covid 19 now let them change their venue to the UAE and Oman. Moreover, there will be 2 phases or rounds you can say in this T20 World Cup. A total of 16 teams will play this tournament with an urge to take the title of champion of the T20 World Cup.
As for the information, the most awaited tournament of the year will begin on 17th of October. All the cricket fans are desperately waiting for this event. The final will be played on the 14th of November in Dubai International Stadium. As for now, the grounds of UAE and Oman are on their way to be prepared fully for these matches.
T20 World Cup Is Going To Be Played In UAE From Oct 17 to Nov 14
At the beginning of the year, it was about 80% expected that the location for the tournament would change due to uncontrolled Covid 19 conditions in India. But now the location of the venue has finally been decided by the ICC officials. It’s going to start in Oman in a few months and then the second round of it will take place in the UAE.
BCCI gives the reason for the change in venue as the worst situation of Covid 19 in India which is uncontrollable. High rate of positive cases may affect the players and audience as well.
According to the final schedule, there are two phases in this T20 World Cup. The first phase is called round one in which 8 teams will play against each other in order to reach the top 4 positions. Then the top 4 qualified teams will move to the 2nd phase of the tournament which is called Super 12s.
The matches of Super 12s will be held in different stadiums of UAE. A total of 30 matches will be played and then top 4 teams from phase 2 will move to the semi-finals.
Dates of first and second rounds are also now released. First round will start from the 17th of October while the second round will begin from October 24, 2021. Super 12s will be played in two groups. Each group would have six teams out of which only two teams would move to the semi finals from each group.
Final will be played on the 14th of November. For the updates stay with us. We will keep you updated about every match to be played from October 17 to November 14.