Dubai. The final of IPL 2021 is going to start in Dubai. Before this, the Pakistan team has reached Dubai. That is, its players will sit in Dubai and watch the final match. The team has reached the UAE to participate in the T20 World Cup 2021. The World Cup is to start from October 17. Pakistan’s team will face Team India in the first match on October 24. However, Pakistan’s team has never been able to beat India in the T20 World Cup.
Under the captaincy of Babar Azam, Pakistan’s team is entering the T20 World Cup. This is Babar’s first T20 World Cup as captain. The entire team was tested thrice before reaching the UAE. The players left for UAE only after three negative results. Pakistan’s team has won the T20 World Cup title once in 2009. On the other hand, Team India also became the champion in 2007. That is, both are waiting for the title for a long time.
Team’s preparations have got a setback
The players of Pakistan had entered the domestic T20 league before coming to the UAE. But England and New Zealand had canceled the tour of Pakistan. Due to this, the preparations of the team have suffered a setback. Both the teams were refused to play the series citing security reasons. The question was raised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regarding this and it was said to raise the issue in the ICC meeting.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 15, 2021
A total of 16 teams are participating in the T20 World Cup. The matches will be played from October 17 to November 14. The matches will be held in Oman and UAE. The matches of the first tournament were to be held in India. But due to Corona it was shifted to UAE. Although the BCCI still has the hosting of the tournament.