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ICC T-20 World Cup kicks off with qualifier between Oman and Papua New Guinea

Here is the complete World Cup T20 Fixtures' schedule

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The much-anticipated sports event, ICC T-20 World Cup kicks off today with a qualifier match between Oman and Papua New Guinea.

India was to host the tournament however amid the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is hosting the ICC event in UAE and Oman.

The first qualifier of the World Cup is being played between Oman and Papua New Guinea, while Bangladesh will face Scotland in the second match.

Tomorrow Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, and Sri Lanka will open up their matches.

The eight teams in the first round of qualifying matches are chasing four places in the Super 12 round-robin stage.

Pakistan will play its first match against the arch-rivals India on the 24th of this month.

World Cup T20 Fixtures:

Round 1 qualifiers

October 17 — Oman v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Bangladesh v Scotland, Muscat

October  18 — Ireland v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Namibia, Abu Dhabi

October 19 — Scotland v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Oman v Bangladesh, Muscat

October 20 — Namibia v Netherlands, Abu Dhabi (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Ireland, Abu Dhabi

October 21 — Bangladesh v Papua New Guinea, Muscat (3:30 pm); Oman v Scotland, Muscat

October 22 — Namibia v Ireland, Sharjah (3:30 pm); Sri Lanka v Netherlands, Sharjah

Super 12

Group 1 fixtures

October 23 — Australia vs South Africa, Abu Dhabi

October 23 – England vs West Indies, Dubai

October 24 – A1 vs B2, Sharjah

October 26 – South Africa vs West Indies,  Dubai

October 27 – England vs B2, Abu Dhabi

October 28 – Australia vs A1 – Dubai

October 29 – West Indies vs B2 – Sharjah

October 30 – South Africa vs A1 –Sharjah

October 30 – England vs Australia – pm Dubai

November 1 – England vs A1 – Sharjah

November 2 – South Africa vs B2 – Abu Dhabi

November 4 – Australia vs B2 –  Dubai

November 4 – West Indies vs A1 – Abu Dhabi

November 6 – Australia vs West Indies –  Abu Dhabi

November 6 – England vs South Africa –  Sharjah

Group 2 fixtures

October 24 – India vs Pakistan Dubai

October 25 – Afghanistan vs B1  Sharjah

October 26 – Pakistan vs New Zealand  Sharjah

October 27 – B1 vs A2 –Abu Dhabi

October 29 – Afghanistan vs Pakistan – Dubai

October 31 – Afghanistan vs A2 –Abu Dhabi

October 31 – India vs New Zealand – Dubai

November 2 – Pakistan vs A2 –Abu Dhabi

November 3 – New Zealand vs B1 –  Dubai

November 3 – India vs Afghanistan – Abu Dhabi

November 5 – New Zealand vs A2 – Sharjah

November 5 – India vs B1 – Dubai

November 7 – New Zealand vs Afghanistan – Abu Dhabi

November 7 – Pakistan vs B1 –  Sharjah

November 8 – India vs A2 –Dubai

November 10 – Semi-final 1, Abu Dhabi,

Semi-finals and final

November 11 – Semi-final 2, Dubai,

November 14 – Final, Dubai,

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