New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-commentator Aakash Chopra has named his 4 favourite groups that may make it to the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup, slated to happen in Oman and United Arab Emirates (UAE). During a Q&A session with the followers on Twitter, Aakash named India, England, West Indies and Pakistan as high contenders for reaching the T20 World Cup semi-finals.
Chopra named India as one of many strongest contender to win the T20 World Cup, additionally West Indies, essentially the most profitable group within the historical past of this event and England and Pakistan as effectively. India will start their T20 World Cup marketing campaign towards Pakistan on the Dubai International Stadium on October 24, which would be the first day of the principle spherical of the T20 World Cup 2021.
The T20 World Cup is being organized after 5 years. The earlier event was performed in India, the place West Indies emerged as champions for the second time. Earlier, T20 World Cup was scheduled to be performed in India, however because of the Covid-19 epidemic, it was shifted to UAE and Oman however nonetheless is being hosted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
This time a complete of 16 groups are taking part on this marquee occasion. Before the beginning of the event, there might be an eight-nation qualifying event, which can begin from September 23. It additionally contains groups from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Ireland. Out of this, 4 groups will qualify for the Super-12 stage.