ICC’s schedule about warm-up matches of the tournament shows abundant excitement of the tournament. According to ICC, participants of the men’s T20 World Cup will play 16 warm-up matches.
It is already clarified by the administration that all the matches in Dubai and Abu-Dhabi will be played without any audience. No spectators or public will be allowed to enjoy the live match in Cricket ground.
If you are also a fan of studying the behaviour of players in cricket grounds then there is good news. You will be delighted to know that now you can watch eight out of 16 warm-up matches on ICC’s digital platform. These matches will also be broadcast live on Star. ICC’s official site will also reveal highlights of matches.
First Set of Warm-Up Fixtures
ICC has revealed the date for 1st warm-up fixtures of the tournament. On 12 October 2021, the first set of warm-up fixtures will feature eight teams of the tournament in round one. In these warm-up matches, each team will play two matches consecutively. The first set of warm-up fixtures will be played over the course of two days. Ireland and Papua New Guinea are all set to play the first set of matches in Abu Dhabi.
1st Set of Warm-Up Schedule of T20 World Cup
|12th Oct||2pm||Papua New Guinea V/S Ireland||Abu Dhabi|
|12th Oct||6pm||Scotland V/S Netherland||Abu Dhabi|
|12th Oct||6pm||Bangladesh V/S Sri Lanka||Abu Dhabi|
|12th Oct||6pm||Namibia V/S Oman||Dubai|
|14th Oct||10am||Bangladesh V/S Ireland||Abu Dhabi|
|14th Oct||10am||Sri Lanka V/S Papua New Guinea||Abu Dhabi|
|14th Oct||10am||Scotland V/S Namibia||Dubai|
|14th Oct||10am||Netherland V/S Oman||Dubai|
2nd Set of Warm-Up Fixtures
ICC has announced that the second set of warm-up fixtures will start on 18th October 2021 and will continue till October 20. Eight teams from Super 12 stage participants are all set to play the second set of warm-up matches.
The second set of warm-up matches will be broadcast live on TV, laptop, and mobile apps of Star Sports in India. Don’t worry, if you miss out on any match because ICC has covered you. Now you can watch highlights of these on ICC’s digital platforms.
Schedule of 2nd Set of Warm-Up Matches of T20 World Cup
|18th Oct||2pm||South Africa V/S Afghanistan||Abu Dhabi|
|18th Oct||2pm||Pakistan V/S West Indies||Dubai|
|16th Oct||6pm||New Zealand V/S Australia||Abu Dhabi|
|18th Oct||6pm||India V/S England||Dubai|
|20th Oct||2pm||England V/S New Zealand||Abu Dhabi|
|20th Oct||2pm||India V/S Australia||Dubai|
|20th Oct||6pm||Pakistan V/S South Africa||Abu Dhabi|
|20th Oct||6pm||Afghanistan V/S West Indies||Dubai|