ICC T20 World Cup 2024 - USA and West Indies

Introduction

As we are in the year of the T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies, the excitement level is going up and up people are starting to plan for the World Cup and everyone is booking their tickets and hotels. World Cup in Cricket is like a festival; fans celebrate it as religion and can leave even their work to witness the game. Today I am going to share with you details of ICC T20 World Cup 2024 which is scheduled to be played in the USA and West Indies. Let's have a look at some basic things you need to know about upcoming events.

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 - USA and West Indies

Tournament Format:

All 20 teams will be divided into four groups like Group A to Group D five teams in each group. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Super 8 round. Furthermore, the 8 teams will be divided into 2 groups 4 of each and then the top 2 from each will qualify for the knockout stage (called semi-finals) and the winner of the semi-finals will play the final.

Host and Venue:

The USA will host the first ICC World Cup with West Indies as a co-host. Both countries have shifted gears for preparations as the event is around the corner and is expected to be played in June 2024. Stadiums are under construction and re-construction to make the tournament more memorable for fans and for exciting games. here is the list of venues for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2024 USA and West Indies:

West Indies

  • Kensington Oval, Barbados (Capacity: 28,000)
  • Providence Stadium, Guyana (Capacity: 20,000)
  • Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad and Tobago (Capacity: 15,000)
  • Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua and Barbuda (Capacity: 10,000)
  • Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Saint Lucia (Capacity: 15,000)
  • Arnos Vale Stadium, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Capacity: 18,000)

USA

  • Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York (Capacity: 34,000)
  • Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, Florida (Capacity: 40,000)
  • Grand Prairie Stadium, Texas (Capacity: 15,000)

Qualified Teams and Groups:

A total of 20 teams are qualified for the World Cup divided into groups. Here is the list of teams who are qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 USA and West Indies:

  • United States and West Indies (Host)
  • Australia
  • England
  • India
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bangladesh Afghanistan
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Canada
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Nepa Oman
  • Namibia
  • Uganda

Groups

Group A

Pakistan, India, Ireland, Canada, United States

Group B

Australia, England, Namibia, Scotland, Oman

Group C

West Indies, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea, Uganda

Group D

South Africa, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Bangladesh, Nepal

Schedule and Teams ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Dates

Matches

Venues

June 1, Saturday

USA vs Canada

Dallas

June 2, Sunday

West Indies vs Papua New Guinea

Guyana

June 2, Sunday

Namibia vs Oman

Barbados

June 3, Monday

Sri Lanka vs South Africa

New York

June 3, Monday

Afghanistan vs Uganda

Guyana

June 4, Tuesday

England vs Scotland

Barbados

June 4, Tuesday

Netherlands vs Nepal

Dallas

June 5, Wednesday

India vs Ireland

New York

June 5, Wednesday

Papua New Guinea vs Uganda

Guyana

June 5, Wednesday

Australia vs Oman

Barbados

June 6, Thursday

USA vs Pakistan

Dallas

June 6, Thursday

Namibia vs Scotland

Barbados

June 7, Friday

Canada vs Ireland

New York

June 7, Friday

New Zealand vs Afghanistan

Guyana

June 7, Friday

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

Dallas

June 8, Saturday

Netherlands vs South Africa

New York

June 8, Saturday

Australia vs England

Barbados

June 8, Saturday

West Indies vs Uganda

Guyana

June 9, Sunday

India vs Pakistan

New York

June 9, Sunday

Oman vs Scotland

Antigua and Barbuda

June 10, Monday

South Africa vs Bangladesh

New York

June 11, Tuesday

Pakistan vs Canada

New York

June 11, Tuesday

Sri Lanka vs Nepal

Lauderhill

June 11, Tuesday

Australia vs Namibia

Antigua and Barbuda

June 12, Wednesday

USA vs India

New York

June 12, Wednesday

West Indies vs New Zealand

Trinidad and Tobago

June 13, Thursday

England vs Oman

Antigua and Barbuda

June 13, Thursday

Bangladesh vs Netherlands

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

June 13, Thursday

Afghanistan vs Papua New Guinea

Trinidad and Tobago

June 14, Friday

USA vs Ireland

Lauderhill

June 14, Friday

South Africa vs Nepal

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

June 14, Friday

New Zealand vs Uganda

Trinidad and Tobago

June 15, Saturday

India vs Canada

Lauderhill

June 15, Saturday

Namibia vs England

Antigua and Barbuda

June 15, Saturday

Australia vs Scotland

Saint Lucia

June 16, Sunday

Pakistan vs Ireland

Lauderhill

June 16, Sunday

Bangladesh vs Nepal

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

June 16, Sunday

Sri Lanka vs Netherlands

Saint Lucia

June 17, Monday

New Zealand vs Papua New Guinea

Trinidad and Tobago

June 17, Monday

West Indies vs Afghanistan

Saint Lucia

June 19, Wednesday

A2 vs D1

Antigua and Barbuda

June 19, Wednesday

B1 vs C2

Saint Lucia

June 20, Thursday

C1 vs A1

Barbados

June 20, Thursday

B2 vs D2

Antigua and Barbuda

June 21, Friday

B1 vs D1

Saint Lucia

June 21, Friday

A2 vs C2

Barbados

June 22, Saturday

A1 vs D2

Antigua and Barbuda

June 22, Saturday

C1 vs B2

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

June 23, Sunday

A2 vs B1

Barbados

June 23, Sunday

C2 vs D1

Antigua and Barbuda

June 24, Monday

B2 vs A1

Saint Lucia

June 24, Monday

C1 vs D1

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

June 26, Wednesday

TBD

Guyana

June 27, Thursday

TBD

Trinidad and Tobago

June 29, Saturday

TBD

Barbados

Teams Squad

Afghanistan T20 World Cup Squad:

Rashid Khan (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Ishaq, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Nangyal Kharoti, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik. Reserves: Sediq Atal, Hazratullah Zazai, Saleem Safi

Australia T20 World Cup Squad:

Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Bangladesh T20 World Cup Squad:

Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Taskin Ahmed, Litton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Shakib Al Hasan, Tawhid Hridoy, Mahmud Ullah Riyad, Jaker Ali Anik, Tanvir Islam, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Rishad Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib. Travelling reserves: Afif Hossain, Hasan Mahmud

Canada T20 World Cup Squad:

Saad Bin Zafar (c), Aaron Johnson, Dilon Heyliger, Dilpreet Bajwa, Harsh Thaker, Jeremy Gordon, Junaid Siddiqui, Kaleem Sana, Kanwarpal Tathgur, Navneet Dhaliwal, Nicholas Kirton, Pargat Singh, Ravinderpal Singh, Rayyankhan Pathan, Shreyas Movva. Reserves: Tajinder Singh, Aaditya Varadharajan, Ammar Khalid, Jatinder Matharu, Parveen Kumar

England T20 World Cup Squad:

Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Will Jacks, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

India T20 World Cup Squad:

Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj. Reserves: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Avesh Khan

Ireland T20 World Cup Squad:

Paul Stirling (c), Mark Adair, Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young

Namibia T20 World Cup Squad:

Gerhard Erasmus (c), Zane Green, Michael Van Lingen, Dylan Leicher, Ruben Trumpelmann, Jack Brassell, Ben Shikongo, Tangeni Lungameni, Niko Davin, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, JP Kotze, David Wiese, Bernard Scholtz, Malan Kruger, PD Blignaut

Nepal T20 World Cup Squad:

Rohit Paudel (c), Aasif Sheikh, Anil Kumar Sah, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratis GC, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara, Sagar Dhakal, Kamal Singh Airee

Netherlands T20 World Cup Squad:

Scott Edwards (c), Aryan Dutt, Bas de Leede, Daniel Doram, Fred Klaassen, Logan van Beek, Max O'Dowd, Michael Levitt, Paul van Meekeren, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Teja Nidamanuru, Tim Pringle, Vikram Singh, Viv Kingma, Wesley Barresi. Travelling reserve: Kyle Klein

New Zealand T20 World Cup Squad:

Kane Williamson (c), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee. Travelling Reserve: Ben Sears

Oman T20 World Cup Squad:

Aqib Ilyas (c), Zeeshan Maqsood, Kashyap Prajapati, Pratik Athavale, Ayaan Khan, Shoaib Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Naseem Khushi, Mehran Khan, Bilal Khan, Rafiullah, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Shakeel Ahmad, Khalid Kail. Reserves: Jatinder Singh, Samay Shrivastava, Sufyan Mehmood, Jay Odedra

Papua New Guinea T20 World Cup Squad:

Assadollah Vala (c), Alei Nao, Chad Soper, CJ Amini, Hila Vare, Hiri Hiri, Jack Gardner, John Kariko, Kabua Vagi Morea, Kipling Doriga, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Sema Kamea, Sese Bau, Tony Ura

Pakistan T20 World Cup Squad:

Yet to be announced

Scotland T20 World Cup Squad:

Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross, Brad Currie, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Jack Jarvis, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Brandon McMullen, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Charlie Tear, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal

South Africa T20 World Cup Squad:

Aiden Markram (c), Ottniel Baartman, Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs

Sri Lanka T20 World Cup Squad:

Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka. Travelling Reserves: Asitha Fernando, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Janith Liyanage.

Uganda T20 World Cup Squad:

Brian Masaba (c), Simon Ssesazi, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Dinesh Nakrani, Fred Achelam, Kenneth Waiswa, Alpesh Ramjani, Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Bilal Hassun, Robinson Obuya, Riazat Ali Shah, Juma Miyaji, Ronak Patel. Travelling Reserves: Innocent Mwebaze, Ronald Lutaaya

United States T20 World Cup Squad:

Monank Patel (c), Aaron Jones, Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Nethralvakar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir. Reserve Players: Gajanand Singh, Juanoy Drysdale, Yasir Mohammad.

West Indies T20 World Cup Squad:

Rovman Powell (c), Alzarri Joseph, Johnson Charles, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Shamar Joseph, Brandon King, Gudakesh Motie, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd

Conclusion

As cricket fans gear up for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, the stage is set for some iconic moments and exciting matches. Tournaments will surely bring happiness for cricket fans and some remembering moments will be created. Let's come together and cheer up the all teams and make this World Cup memorable. If you get a chance to visit the stadium or watch a live match in the stadium, kindly share with us your experience in the comments. Thanks!

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