T20 World Cup shifted from India to UAE, Tournament to begin from October 17

The upcoming men’s T20 World Cup is has been shifted out of India and the tournament will now be played in the United Arab Emirates.

The upcoming men’s T20 World Cup has been shifted out of India and the tournament will now be played in the United Arab Emirates, The tournament is expected to begin on October 17 two days after the Indian Premier League (IPL) final,  and the final of T20 WC will take place on November 14.

Earlier this month, news agency PTI had reported that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has internally said the ICC that they wouldn’t mind the T20 World Cup being held in the middle east. On June 1, the International Cricket Council (ICC) in a statement said “A final decision on the host country will be taken later this month. The Board also confirmed that the BCCI will remain the hosts of the event regardless of where the event is played,”

As per the report,  the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is yet to write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) officially about shifting the T20 World Cup to the UAE, “the first round of the T20 World Cup will be split across two groups and played in the UAE and Oman.” an ESPNcricinfo reports states. It added, “Round 1, which will include 12 matches, will comprise eight teams from which four (top two from each group) would qualify for the Super 12s.”

“Four teams from this lot of eight – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea – will then progress to the Super 12s, joining the top eight ranked T20I teams,” the report further read.

Also, the BCCI had already announced that the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played in the UAE. However, the Indian board is yet to announce the official dates for the second phase of the T20 league.

The BCCI, in its statement, had mentioned: “The remaining matches of VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) considering the monsoon season in India in the months of September-October this year,”

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