A Comprehensive Guide to the T20 World Cup 2024

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T20 World Cup 2024 India Vs Pakistan

The ICC has recently revealed the groups for the much-anticipated 2024 T20 World Cup, setting the stage for a thrilling face-off between cricket powerhouses India and Pakistan in the vibrant city of New York. Group A is set to witness intense battles with India, Pakistan, USA, Canada, and Ireland, while Group B hosts England, Australia, Namibia, Scotland, and Oman.

In Group C, New Zealand faces off against cricket giants West Indies, Afghanistan, Uganda, and Papua New Guinea, while Group D sees South Africa competing against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Netherlands, and Nepal.

India embarks on its journey on June 5, squaring off against Ireland in New York. Subsequent clashes include high-stakes encounters against Pakistan on June 9 and the USA on June 12, with the final group match against Canada scheduled for June 15. The group stage unfolds from June 1 to June 18, paving the way for the Super 8 matches spanning from June 19 to June 24. The semi-final showdowns are slated for June 26-27, with the grand finale scheduled for June 29. The initial semi-final unfolds in Guyana, followed by the concluding clash in Trinidad, culminating in the ultimate face-off in Barbados.

This edition of the T20 World Cup introduces a fresh perspective with an expanded tournament featuring 20 teams. The dynamic duo of West Indies and the USA assumes the role of hosts, bringing added flair to the event. What sets this edition apart is the shift from global qualifiers to a more region-focused qualification system. Africa, Asia, and Europe each secure two qualification spots, while the Americas and East Asia-Pacific secure one each. Notable teams earning qualification through this route include Ireland, Canada, Namibia, Scotland, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Uganda, and Nepal.

Breaking away from the previous format employed until 2022, which encompassed a qualifying stage, Super 12 rounds, and knockouts, the 2024 T20 World Cup ushers in a new era with two group stages. The twenty participating teams are divided into five groups, each comprising four teams. The top two teams from each group progress to the Super 8 stage, where they are further divided into two groups of four. The top two teams from each Super 8 group then advance to the semi-finals, setting the stage for an electrifying culmination to this cricket extravaganza.

As cricket enthusiasts worldwide gear up for the T20 World Cup 2024, the revamped format promises a riveting and unpredictable competition, ensuring that every match is a spectacle to behold.

T20 World Cup 2024 teams and groups

Group A: India, Pakistan, Ireland, Canada, USA

Group B: England, Australia, Namibia, Scotland, Oman

Group C: New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, Uganda, Papua New Guinea

Group D: South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Netherlands, Nepal

T20 World Cup 2024 Dates:
Date Match Group/Stage Venue

June 1, Saturday USA vs Canada Group A Dallas
June 2, Sunday West Indies vs Papua New Guinea Group C Guyana
June 2, Sunday Namibia vs Oman Group B Barbados
June 3, Monday Sri Lanka vs South Africa Group D New York
June 3, Monday Afghanistan vs Uganda Group C Guyana
June 4, Tuesday England vs Scotland Group B Barbados
June 4, Tuesday Netherlands vs Nepal Group D Dallas
June 5, Wednesday India vs Ireland Group A New York
June 5, Wednesday Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Group C Guyana
June 5, Wednesday Australia vs Oman Group B Barbados
June 6, Thursday USA vs Pakistan Group A Dallas
June 6, Thursday Namibia vs Scotland Group B Barbados
June 7, Friday Canada vs Ireland Group A New York
June 7, Friday New Zealand vs Afghanistan Group C Guyana
June 7, Friday Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Group D Dallas
June 8, Saturday Netherlands vs South Africa Group D New York
June 8, Saturday Australia vs England Group B Barbados
June 8, Saturday West Indies vs Uganda Group C Guyana
June 9, Sunday India vs Pakistan Group A New York
June 9, Sunday Oman vs Scotland Group B Antigua and Barbuda
June 10, Monday South Africa vs Bangladesh Group D New York
June 11, Tuesday Pakistan vs Canada Group A New York
June 11, Tuesday Sri Lanka vs Nepal Group D Lauderhill
June 11, Tuesday Australia vs Namibia Group B Antigua and Barbuda
June 12, Wednesday USA vs India Group A New York
June 12, Wednesday West Indies vs New Zealand Group C Trinidad and Tobago
June 13, Thursday England vs Oman Group B Antigua and Barbuda
June 13, Thursday Bangladesh vs Netherlands Group D Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
June 13, Thursday Afghanistan vs Papua New Guinea Group C Trinidad and Tobago
June 14, Friday USA vs Ireland Group A Lauderhill
June 14, Friday South Africa vs Nepal Group D Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
June 14, Friday New Zealand vs Uganda Group C Trinidad and Tobago
June 15, Ssturday India vs Canada Group A Lauderhill
June 15, Saturday Namibia vs England Group B Antigua and Barbuda
June 15, Saturday Australia vs Scotland Group B Saint Lucia
June 16, Sunday Pakistan vs Ireland Group A Lauderhill
June 16, Sunday Bangladesh vs Nepal Group D Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
June 16, Sunday Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Group D Saint Lucia
June 17, Monday New Zealand vs Papua New Guinea Group C Trinidad and Tobago
June 17, Monday West Indies vs Afghanistan Group C Saint Lucia
June 19, Wednesday A2 vs D1 Group 2 Antigua and Barbuda
June 19, Wednesday B1 vs C2 Group 2 Saint Lucia
June 20, Thursday C1 vs A1 Group 1 Barbados
June 20, Thursday B2 vs D2 Group 1 Antigua and Barbuda
June 21, Friday B1 vs D1 Group 2 Saint Lucia
June 21, Friday A2 vs C2 Group 2 Barbados
June 22, Saturday A1 vs D2 Group 1 Antigua and Barbuda
June 22, Saturday C1 vs B2 Group 1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
June 23, Sunday A2 vs B1 Group 2 Barbados
June 23, Sunday C2 vs D1 Group 2 Antigua and Barbuda
June 24, Monday B2 vs A1 Group 1 Saint Lucia
June 24, Monday C1 vs D1 Group 1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
June 26, Wednesday TBD Semi-final 1 Guyana
June 27, Thursday TBD Semi-final 2 Trinidad and Tobago
June 29, Saturday TBD Final Barbados

 

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