New Delhi: T20 World Cup 2021 is going to start in UAE from October 17. This tournament was to be held in India this year, but due to Corona virus it was shifted to UAE. The Indian team for the T20 World Cup will be announced on 7 September. India is considered to be a strong contender to win the T20 World Cup this year, but there is a team that can break Team India’s dream of winning the trophy.
India can win T20 World Cup
The team that can break Team India’s dream of winning the T20 World Cup trophy is West Indies, the most dangerous team in the T20 format. In the last T20 World Cup tournament played in the year 2016, the West Indies knocked out India after defeating them in the semi-finals. The title of 2016 T20 World Cup was also won by West Indies, who is also the defending champion this time.
This team can break India’s dream
Almost all the players of West Indies are T20 specialists, who have become stronger by playing T20 leagues around the world. In IPL also, the players of West Indies get better performance than the cricketers of other countries. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, India won the 2007 T20 World Cup title, but since then it has not been able to achieve this trophy. This time India would like to win the T20 World Cup at any cost.
T20 World Cup will start from October 17
The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the UAE from October 17. 16 teams will participate in this tournament. Whereas the final match of this tournament will be played on 16 November. Although BCCI has not officially disclosed this. Actually this tournament will start a few days after the IPL final. The IPL final is likely to be held on October 15.
India and Pakistan in same group
India and Pakistan will face each other on 24 October in the T20 World Cup 2021. Let us tell you that India and Pakistan have been placed in the same group in the T20 World Cup. India’s winning record against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup tournament is 5-0. With India and Pakistan in the same group, once again an exciting match will be seen between the two countries. For the last time in the 2016 World Cup, Team India defeated Pakistan by 6 wickets. Batting first, Pakistan scored 118 runs for 5 wickets. In reply, Team India achieved the target by losing 4 wickets.
These teams are included in India’s group
For the opening round of the tournament, the teams are divided into two groups. England, Australia, West Indies and South Africa have got place in Group 1. At the same time, there are teams of India, Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan in Group 2. Apart from this, two teams each in both the groups will come through qualifiers.
The groups of T20 World Cup 2021 are as follows:
round 1 :
Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia
Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guiana (PNG) and Oman.
Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1 and B2
Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2 and B1.
India and Pakistan will clash after 2 years
Teams of India and Pakistan (IND VS PAK) will face each other after 2 years. The last time both the teams met during the 2019 World Cup. In that match, India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs. Rohit Sharma scored 140 runs in that match. Team India scored 336 runs for 5 wickets. In reply, Pakistan’s team could score only 212 runs for 6 wickets.
Pakistan did not win against India in T20 for 9 years
There have been a total of 8 matches in T20 between India and Pakistan (IND VS PAK), out of which Team India has won 7 while Pakistan has won only one match. Let us tell you that the last time Pakistan won over India was in the year 2012. In such a situation, Pakistan’s team has been yearning to win over India for 9 years.