Antilles team, calendar, date, time and place
The 2021 T20 World Cup tournament is scheduled to start on October 17. The flagship event will take place in OMAN and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Notably, the tournament final will take place in the United Arab Emirates on November 14, 2021. Previously, it was due to start in India.
However, with the COVID-19 situation not under control, she was transferred to the UAE and OMAN. The reigning champions West Indies will again be the favorites to win the championship in the next round of the T20 World Cup.
Team West Indies is placed in Group 1 of the tournament which is also called the Death Group, given the big teams filled in the group. Group 1 includes the West Indies, Australia, England and South Africa. Notably, the matches of this group should be a biting encounter. The two-time West Indies champions are expected to show their dominance again in the game’s shorter format.
The West Indies squad is packed with T20 specialists in the squad, they have powerful hitters like Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, etc. In addition, their bowling unit shows continuous improvements.
The West Indies team had not had excellent performances before. However, with the World Cup approaching, she has acquired exceptional form and again looks like a dominant force under captain Kieron Pollard. They will be the biggest threat to every team present at the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Meanwhile, the West Indies have been the most successful team at the T20 World Cups. As they have already won 2 trophies. One in 2012 by beating Sri Lanka by 36 points, and the other in 2016 by beating England by 4 wickets. They will start their tournament against the England national cricket team, their toughest competitors, and aim to win their 3rd title.
Antilles planned squad for the 2021 T20 World Cup:
Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (week), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Kevin Sinclair .
Full schedule for Team West Indies for the next 2021 T20 World Cup:
October 23, 2021: vs. England, Dubai (7:30 p.m. IST)
October 26, 2021: vs South Africa, Dubai (3:30 p.m. IST)
October 29, 2021: vs Qualifier (B2), Sharjah (3:30 p.m. IST)
November 4, 2021: vs Qualifier (A1), Abu Dhabi (7:30 p.m. IST)
November 6, 2021: vs. Australia, Abu Dhabi (3:30 p.m. IST)
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