The eighth season of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is all set to begin on October 16 in Australia. As many as 16 teams will compete in 45 overall matches.
Out of 16 teams, eight have already qualified for the Super 12 phase. The remaining eight will play the First Round, divided into two Groups (A and B) consisting of four sides each.
Group A: Namibia, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates
Group B: Ireland, Scotland, West Indies, Zimbabwe
NAMIBIA: Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Divan la Cock, Stephen Baard, Nicol Loftie Eaton, Jan Frylinck, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo, Karl Birkenstock, Lohan Louwrens, Helao Ya France.
NETHERLANDS: Scott Edwards (c), Colin Ackermann, Shariz Ahmad, Logan van Beek, Tom Cooper, Brandon Glover, Timm van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen, Bas de Leede, Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, Stephan Myburgh, Teja Nidamanuru, Max O’Dowd, Tim Pringle, Vikram Singh.
SRI LANKA: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera (subject to fitness), Lahiru Kumara (subject to fitness), Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan.
Reserves: Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrema, Dinesh Chandimal, Binura Fernando, Nuwanidu Fernando.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: C P Rizwaan (c), Vriitya Aravind, Chirag Suri, Muhammad Waseem, Basil Hameed, Aryan Lakra, Zawar Farid, Kashif Daud, Karthik Meiyappan, Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique, Sabir Ali, Alishan Sharafu, Aayan Khan. Standby Players: Sultan Ahmed, Fahad Nawaz, Vishnu Sukumaran, Adithya Shetty, Sanchit Sharma.
IRELAND: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Fionn Hand, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.
SCOTLAND: Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross, George Munsey, Michael Leask, Brad Wheal, Chris Sole, Chris Greaves, Safyaan Sharif, Josh Davey, Calum MacLeod, Hamza Tahir, Mark Watt, Brandon McMullen, Michael Jones, Craig Wallace.
WEST INDIES: Nicholas Pooran (c), Shamarh Brooks, Yannic Cariah, Johnson Charles, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Odean Smith.
ZIMBABWE: Craig Ervine (c), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Bradley Evans, Luke Jongwe, Clive Madande, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Tony Munyonga, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Sean Williams. Reserves: Tanaka Chivanga, Innocent Kaia, Kevin Kasuza, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Victor Nyauchi.
Live matches on TV and streaming details:
- India & rest of the Indian sub-continent (excluding Pakistan and Bangladesh): Star Sports
- Pakistan: PTV & ARY Digital Networks
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV, Rabbithole
- Canada: Willow, Hotstar
- USA: Willow, ESPN+
- USA (Central & South America and Mexico): ESPN+
- Caribbean: ESPN
- United Kingdom: Sky Sports
- Sub Saharan Africa: SuperSport
- Singapore: StarHub
- Malaysia: Astro, YuppTV
- Hong Kong: Now TV Now TV, YuppTV
- Australia: Fox Sports, Kayo
- New Zealand: Sky Sport
- PNG, Fiji & Pacific Islands: PNG Digicel
- Rest of the World (Continental Europe, SE Asia & Central /South America): Yupp TV