ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 is set to commence on October 17. However, prior to that teams are also set to get a few warm-up matches to get into the groove ahead of the competition. It is being reported that the Men in Blue will face Australia and England in the warm-up games.
When are India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up fixtures scheduled?
India's warm-up fixtures ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021 are scheduled on October 18 and October 20. While they are set to play England on October 18, they will face Australia on October 20.
Where will India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up fixtures be played?
Both of India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up matches will be played in Dubai. While the first match will be played at ICC Academy, Dubai, the second will be contested at ICC Academy Ground No. 2, Dubai.
At what time will India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up fixtures commence?
Both of India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up matches will commence at 7:30 pm (IST).
Where can one watch India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up fixtures in India?
Fans can watch India's T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up fixtures at the Star Sports Network.
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India's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2021: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.
Standby players: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Meanwhile, captain Virat Kohli had already announced that he would be stepping down as the captain of the T20I side after this World Cup. He has also stepped down as the skipper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore citing workload management issues for both the decisions.
Although nothing has been confirmed yet, it is expected that Rohit Sharma could replace him as the leader in the shortest format after the World Event.