Mark your calendars, cricket fans! The Men in Blue are gearing up for another shot at T20 World Cup glory, with the 2024 edition set to unfold in the vibrant cricketing landscape of the USA. Get ready for high-octane clashes, nail-biting finishes, and, of course, a healthy dose of India-Pakistan rivalry under the American sun.
Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of Team India’s schedule for the tournament, complete with match timings in IST and venues:
- June 5, 8:30 PM IST: India vs. Ireland (Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York)
- June 9, 8:30 PM IST: India vs. Pakistan (Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York)
- June 12, 8:30 PM IST: India vs. USA (Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York)
- June 15, 8:30 PM IST: India vs. Canada (Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida)
Super 12s and Beyond:
The top two teams from each group will progress to the Super 12s, where they will be further divided into two groups and compete in a round-robin format. The top four teams from each Super 12s group will then qualify for the knockout stages, culminating in the grand finale on June 29 at Kensington Oval in Barbados.
Key Dates to Remember:
- Super 12s Stage: Begins June 21
- Semi-Finals: June 26 and 27
- Final: June 29
Match Timings in IST:
All of India’s group stage matches will be played at 8:30 PM IST, making it convenient for fans back home to catch the action live. For matches in the Super 12s and beyond, timings may vary depending on the opponent and group configuration.
The first four matches of Team India’s journey will take place at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, followed by one match at the Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida. Depending on their performance in the Super 12s, they could travel to other venues across the USA, including Trinidad, Antigua, and St. Lucia.
Team India, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, will be aiming to add another T20 World Cup title to their trophy cabinet, having last triumphed in 2023. With a formidable batting line-up, a potent bowling attack, and the passionate support of millions back home, they are certainly one of the contenders to watch.
So, get ready to witness Team India’s quest for T20 glory this June! Mark your calendars, don your blue jerseys, and let the celebrations begin!
Note: This article is based on the current schedule available as of January 6, 2024. Any changes or updates to the schedule will be reflected in future versions of this article.
DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.