Before the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021, India was scheduled to play a warm-up match with England on 18 October. But now this schedule has been changed and according to the new schedule, the warm-up match between India and England has been canceled. The Indian team will no longer play their practice match against England but against Australia. After that the Indian team will play its second warm-up match against South Africa on October 20. Both the practice matches will start at 7.30 pm IST.
Team India’s Warm-up practice Matches ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021:-
•1st Practice match:- Vs Australia on 18th October, at 7.30 PM IST.
•2nd practice match:- Vs South Africa on 20th October, at 7.30 PM IST.
Both matches live telecast on Star Sports and Disney Hotstar.
— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) October 12, 2021
According to the report of Sports Sports, apart from the date and teams of the T20 World Cup 2021 match, the venues of the Indian team’s match have also been changed. As per the previous schedule, the Dubai International Stadium was to host both India’s practice matches, but now these matches will be played at the ICC Cricket Academy ground in Dubai. After the cancellation of the warm-up match with India, the England cricket team will now play its first warm-up match against Pakistan on October 18. England have to play their second warm-up match against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on 20 October.
Team India warm-up matches for T20 World Cup –
vs Australia on 18th October at 7:30 pm IST
vs South Africa on 20th October at 7:30 pm IST
— Neelabh (@CricNeelabh) October 12, 2021
The ICC T20 World Cup is to be played from October 17. Its final match will be played on 14 November. The Indian cricket team has to play its first main match in the T20 World Cup 2021 against Pakistan on 24 October. Pakistan has never been able to beat India in any World Cup match till date. Bilateral series are not played between India and Pakistan and both the teams only face each other in ICC events. India won the 2007 T20 World Cup title and finished as runners-up in 2014.