The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially disclosed the highly anticipated schedule for the T20 World Cup 2024. The tournament, set to captivate cricket enthusiasts worldwide, will showcase intense clashes among 20 cricketing nations, with matches being hosted in the USA and the West Indies.
A total of 55 games will be played across multiple venues, with six located in the West Indies and three in the USA.
Kickoff match and key clash dates
The T20 World Cup action is set to kick off with a thrilling encounter between USA and Canada on June 1 in Dallas. However, the highlight of the group stage is undoubtedly the intense rivalry between India and Pakistan, scheduled for June 9 in New York.
West Indies to begin campaign against Papua New Guinea
Co-hosts West Indies will commence their campaign on June 2 against Papua New Guinea. Eager to bounce back from their disappointing performance in the previous T20 World Cup in 2022, where they were eliminated after finishing at the bottom of their group, the Caribbean team is determined to leverage their home conditions for a better showing.
Barbados to host Grand Finale
The tournament will unfold with an array of captivating group-stage matches, leading to the Super 8 round that will ultimately decide the four semifinalists. The semifinals are slated to take place in Guyana and Trinidad, while the grand finale is set to be hosted at the iconic Barbados venue. Cricket enthusiasts can expect a thrilling culmination to the T20 World Cup 2024 in the heart of Barbados, as teams battle it out for the coveted title
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024: West Indies’ full schedule:
- West Indies v Papua New Guinea: June 2, Guyana
- West Indies v Uganda: June 8, Guyana
- West Indies v New Zealand: June 12, Trinidad
- West Indies vs Afghanistan: June 17, St. Lucia
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024: Knockout stage schedule
- Semifinal 1: June 26, Guyana
- Semifinal 2: June 27, Trinidad
- Final: June 29, Barbados