ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India Not To Face England In Warm-Up Match, Updated Fixtures Revealed

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: India Not To Face England In Warm-Up Match, Updated Fixtures Revealed

The T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up match between Virat Kohli-led India and Eoin Morgan-led England has been called off.

India national cricket team were set to lock horns with England national cricket team on October 18 and after that Virat Kohli and co. were scheduled to face off Australia national cricket team on October 20 in an afternoon match. However, now things have been changed.

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates Jos Buttler’s wicket. (Credits: Twitter)

According to the new Schedule, India will go head-to-head with Aaron Finch-led Australia in Dubai on October 18 which will commence at 7:30 PM IST.

Then India will face South Africa in their second warm-up match which will commence in Dubai on October 20 and the timing of the match is 7:30 PM IST.

Notably, changes have been made in venues too as India were set to play their warmup games at Dubai International Cricket Stadium but now the matches will take place at the ICC Academy Grounds in Dubai.

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Talking about Eoin Morgan’s England, instead of India, they will lock horns with Pakistan at Tolerance Oval on October 18. Meanwhile, the second warm-up match of the team will be against Kane Williamson-led New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on October 20.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Warm-up Matches Complete Updated Schedule

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T20 World Cup 2021 launch. (Photo: Twitter)

Ireland vs. Papua New Guinea, October 12, 3:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi

Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, October 12, 7:30 PM IST, Tolerance Oval

Namibia vs. Oman, October 12, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Scotland vs. Netherlands, October 12, 7:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi

Papua New Guinea vs. Sri Lanka, October 14, 11:30 AM IST, Tolerance Oval

Bangladesh vs. Ireland, October 14, 11:30 AM IST, Abu Dhabi

Namibia vs. Scotland, October 14, 11:30 AM IST, Dubai

Netherlands vs. Oman, October 14, 11:30 AM IST, Dubai

New Zealand vs. West Indies, October 18, 3:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi

Afghanistan vs. South Africa, October 18, 3:30 PM IST, Dubai

England vs. Pakistan, October 18, 7:30 PM IST, Tolerance Oval

Australia vs. India, October 18, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Pakistan vs. West Indies, October 20, 3:30 PM IST, Tolerance Oval

Afghanistan vs. Australia, October 20, 3:30 PM IST, Dubai

England vs. New Zealand, October 20, 7:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi

India vs. South Africa, October 20, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai

Also Read: India T20 World Cup Squad 2021, Schedule, Date, Time, And Venue

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