All You Need to Know About the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

All You Need to Know About the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024

The 2024 ICC World Cup will be the biggest edition of the tournament to date, featuring twenty teams battling for the trophy for the first time. Defending champions England will be captained by Jos Buttler, while 50-over international champions Australia will battle under the captaincy of Mitch Marsh. South Asian powerhouses Pakistan and India have kept their experienced skippers, Baba Azam and Rohit Sharma. Co-hosts United States, besides fellow debutants in Uganda, will be making their ICC World Cup debut. 

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The 20 teams are separated into 4 groups of 5 for the initial stage of the ICC T20 2024 World Cup. through this first group stage, each team will play a minimum of 4 matches against the other teams in their group. The leading 2 teams from each group will move forward to the Super 8s stage, while the bottom 3 teams will be dismissed. 

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In the Super 8s phase, the leftover 8 teams will be divided into 2 groups. Each team will play 3 matches against their group competitors to decide the semi-finalists. The semi-finalists will feature the leading 2 teams from each of the Super 8s group, with the winners advancing to the final. The one-off final will be held on 29 June in Barbados.  

Group Format 

The event is divided into 4 groups, each comprising 5 teams. The leftover 8 teams are then divided into another 2 groups during the Super 8s phase, with sides playing 3 matches against their group competitors to decide the semi-finalists that will be played on the same day. The semi-final successors will battle it against each other at the Barbados Kensington Oval stadium. 


A sum of 3 venues in the United States and 6 in the Caribbean will be utilized through the duration of the tournament with 16 contests to be held in New York, Lauderhill, and Dallas, and the smashing battle between Pakistan and India scheduled in Long Island on 9 June in the new Nassau County International Cricket Stadium. 

41 matches will be played in the Caribbean across 6 separate nations, with the semi-finals in Tobago, Guyana, and Trinidad, ahead of the title decider scheduled to be played on 29 June in Barbados. 

Stadiums in the West Indies (Caribbean Islands) 

Barbados, Kensington Oval, Bridgerston 

The largest Caribbean venue in regards to permanent capacity is the Kensington Oval stadium with over 120 years of history. The legendary stadium will be hosting the initial half of the Group B battle, besides 3 second-round matches and the finals on June 29th. 

Antigua, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound 

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, which has stands named after Sir Andy Roberts and Sir Curtly Ambrose at the venue, will be hosting the 4 second-round contests after 4 matches at the backend of Group B. 

Tobago and Trinidad, Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba

Having hosted A-list cricket since 2017, this Cricket Academy will host 4 group games from 12 June and also a semi-final on 26 June. 

St. Vincent, Arnos Vale Ground, Arnos Vale 

This stadium holds a capacity of 18,000 fans and will hold the T20 World Cup 2024 matches from 13 June, when Bangladesh battles The Netherlands. 

St. Lucia, Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet

This stadium is named after the 2-time T20 World Cup-succeeding captain Dren Sammy, who is presently serving as the lead coach of the West Indies team in limited-overs cricket. While Johnson Charles has a stand named after him at this venue. 

Stadiums in the USA 

New York, Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

This stadium in New York has a seating capacity of 34,000 individuals and is scheduled to host 8 matches including the most awaited battle between Pakistan and India on 9th June. 

Florida, Broward County Stadium, Central Broward Park​

Florida’s Broward County Stadium, Central Broward Park is one of the 3 US sites to host the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup. The venue will be hosting 4 matches including the Canada vs India match on 15th June. 

Dallas, Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium

This stadium in Grand Prairie is the 3rd venue that will be hosting the T20 World Cup 2024 matches. A sum of 4 group-stage matches will occur at the venue including a high-profile battle between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on June 7. 


Group A – Pakistan, Ireland, USA, Canada and India 

Group B – Australia, England, Oman, Scotland, and Namibia

Group C – New Zealand, Uganda, West Indies, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan 

Group D – Bangladesh, Nepal, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. 

The leading 2 teams from each group will advance to the Super 8s stage, which will see 8 teams, separated into 2 groups of 4 for the semifinal sports. 

The USA and the West Indies qualified for the World Cup 2024 as co-hosts 

The 8 finest-placed teams from the 2022 T20 World Cup – Pakistan, New Zealand, England, Australia, The Netherlands, India, South Africa, and Sri Lanka – achieved automatic qualification. Bangladesh and Afghanistan qualified via the T20 Team rankings. 

Scotland and Ireland advanced through the European qualifier while Canada confirmed their position by coming out as victorious in the Americas qualifier. The East Asia-Pacific qualifier was triumphed by Papua New Guinea. Oman and Nepal progressed from the Asia qualifier while Uganda and Namibia qualified from Africa. 

Uganda’s off-spinner Frank Nsubuga at 43 years old will become the oldest cricketer to play in the T20 World Cup if he takes the field in the West Indies and the United States. 

Bangladesh, Australia, West Indies, New Zealand, South Africa, India, England, and Pakistan have featured in all the former 8 editions. Meanwhile, Uganda, Canada, and the USA will be making their debut in the T20 World Cup. 

Namibia, Papua New Guinea, The Netherlands, the USA, Scotland, Canada, Oman, Nepal, and Uganda are the 9 associate teams participating in the tournament. 

How the Teams Qualified 

USA and West Indies attained direct entry as the host nations, with the former set to feature in their inaugural ICC event. The leading 8 teams from the 2022 T20 World Cup edition ensured direct qualification to the tournament’s 8 edition. The 8 finest-placed teams from the previous T20 World Cup were Pakistan, England, The Netherlands, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and Sri Lanka. 

Bangladesh (9) and Afghanistan (10) are added because of their status as the next 2 highest-ranked teams in the T20I standings. ICC conducted an ACC qualifiers tournament in 4 separate regions of the globe for the leftover 8 spots. Scotland and Ireland came through the European division while Papua New Guinea entered the battle from the East Asia-Pacific qualifiers. Canada entered via the Americas qualifier, while Oman and Nepal qualified in Asia. The last country to secure their position in the 20-team line-up was Uganda, who dazed Zimbabwe with their first-ever T20I triumph over a complete-member nation. 

Certain Conditions for T20 World Cup 

Any match that concludes in a tie with see a Super Over be played and if that also is a tie, ensuing Super Overs are played till there is a successor. 

There is also extra time accessible to make sure that the completion of all knockout fixtures at the semi-final as well as final stages of the tournament. 

A sum of 250 minutes of extra time is accessible for both semi-finals, with the initial semi-final on 26 June scheduled to have 60 minutes accessible at the end of the day with an additional 190 minutes accessible on 27 June. 

The 2nd semi-final on 27 June has an extra 250 minutes accessible on the scheduled day, while the final on 29 June has a reserve day on 30 June. 

2024 T20 World Cup Teams 

New Zealand was the foremost team to announce their 15-member squad for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on 29 April while Pakistan was the final team to name their squad on 24 May. The following is a list of all teams below. 

T20 World Cup 2024 Afghanistan Team 

Afghanistan cricket team – Rashid Khan (c), Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Nangyal Kharoti, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Mohammad Ishaq, Mohammad Nabi, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Azmatullah Omarzai, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman; 

Reserves: Hazratullah Zazai, Saleem Safi, Sediq Atal

T20 World Cup 2024 Australia Team

Australia cricket team – Mitchell Marsh (c), Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, David Warner, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc; 

Reserves: Matt Short, Jake Fraser-McGurk. 

T20 World Cup 2024 Bangladesh Team

Bangladesh cricket team – Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Jaker Ali Anik, Tanvir Islam, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Mahmud Ullah Riyad, Rishad Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Litton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Tawhid Hridoy, Taskin Ahmed, Tanzid Hasan Tamim;

Reserves: Hasan Mahmud, Afif Hossain

T20 World Cup 2024 Canada Team

Canada cricket team – Saad Bin Zafar (c), Nicholas Kirton, Rayyankhan Pathan, Aaron Johnson, Ravinderpal Singh, Dilpreet Bajwa, Shreyas Movva, Rishiv Joshi, Navneet Dhaliwal, Kaleem Sana, Nikhil Dutta, Pargat Singh, Dillon Heyliger, Jeremy Gordon, Junaid Siddiqui

Reserves: Ammar Khalid, Jatinder Matharu, Aaditya Varadharajan, Tajinder Singh, Parveen Kumar

T20 World Cup 2024 England Team

England cricket team – Jos Buttler (c), Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Will Jacks. 

T20 World Cup 2024 India Team

Indian cricket team – Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja.

Reserves: Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh

T20 World Cup 2024 Ireland Team

Ireland cricket team – Paul Stirling (c), Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, Neil Rock, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Mark Adair, Ross Adair, Ben White, Craig Young, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker

T20 World Cup 2024 Namibia Team

Namibia cricket team – Gerhard Erasmus (c), Niko Davin, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Michael Van Lingen, Dylan Leicher, Ben Shikongo, Tangeni Lungameni, Malan Kruger, PD Blignaut, Zane Green,, Ruben Trumpelmann, David Wiese, Bernard Scholtz, Jack Brassell, JP Kotze

T20 World Cup 2024 Nepal Team

Nepal cricket team – Rohit Paudel (c), Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Abinash Bohara, Sagar Dhakal, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh, Anil Kumar Sah, Pratis GC, Sundeep Jora, Kushal Bhurtel, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Kamal Singh Airee

T20 World Cup 2024 Netherlands Team

Netherlands cricket team – Scott Edwards (c),  Saqib Zulfiqar, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Logan van Beek, Max O’Dowd, Michael Levitt, Wesley Barresi, Paul van Meekeren, Ryan Klein, Aryan Dutt, Bas de Leede, Kyle Klein, Vikram Singh, Viv Kingma, Teja Nidamanuru

Reserve: Ryan Klein

T20 World Cup 2024 New Zealand Team

New Zealand cricket team – Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Finn Allen, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham

Reserve: Ben Sears 

T20 World Cup 2024 Oman Team

Oman cricket team – Aqib Ilyas (c), Mehran Khan, Bilal Khan, Rafiullah, Zeeshan Maqsood, Kashyap Prajapati, Shoaib Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Khalid Kail, Naseem Khushi, Kaleemullah, Pratik Athavale, Ayaan Khan, Fayyaz Butt, Shakeel Ahmad;

Reserves:  Sufyan Mehmood, Jay Odedra, Jatinder Singh, Samay Shrivastava

Papua New Guinea Squad T20 World Cup 2024 

Papua New Guinea cricket team – Assadollah Vala (c), CJ Amini, Hila Vare, Hiri Hiri, Jack Gardner, Alei Nao, Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Sema Kamea, Sese Bau, Kipling Doriga, Lega Siaka, Tony Ura, John Kariko, Kabua Vagi Morea

T20 World Cup 2024 Pakistan Team

Pakistan cricket team – Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Khan, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Naseem Shah, Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Imad Wasim, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan

T20 World Cup 2024 Scotland Team

Scotland cricket team – Richie Berrington (c), George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Oli Hairs, Jack Jarvis, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross, Brad Currie, Chris Greaves, Charlie Tear, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal, Michael Leask, Brandon McMullen.

T20 World Cup 2024 South Africa Team

South Africa cricket team – Aiden Markram (c), Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Ottniel Baartman, Gerald Coetzee, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Heinrich Klaasen, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs

T20 World Cup 2024 Sri Lanka Team

Sri Lanka cricket team – Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Mahesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya De Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Thushara

T20 World Cup 2024 Uganda Team

Uganda cricket team – Brian Masaba (c), Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Riazat Ali Shah, Juma Miyaji, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Kenneth Waiswa, Alpesh Ramjani, Simon Ssesazi, Dinesh Nakrani, Fred Achelam, Bilal Hassun, Robinson Obuya, Ronak Patel

Reserves: Ronald Lutaaya, Innocent Mwebaze

T20 World Cup 2024 United States Team

United States cricket team – Monank Patel (c), Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Aaron Jones, Andries Gous, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Saurabh Nethralvakar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk

Reserves – Yasir Mohammad, Gajanand Singh, Juanoy Drysdale

T20 World Cup 2024 West Indies Team

West Indies cricket team – Rovman Powell (c), Gudakesh Motie, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Johnson Charles, Akeal Hosein, Shamar Joseph, Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Brandon King, Andre Russell


Date TimeTeams Location 
Sat, 1 June 202407:30 PM LOCALUSA v CANADADallas 
Sun, 2 June 202408:30 PM LOCALNAMIBIA v OMANBarbados
Mon, 3 June 202409:30 AM LOCALSL v SOUTH AFRICANew York 
Mon, 3 June 202408:30 PM LOCALAFGHANISTAN v UGANDAGuyana
Tue, 4 June 202410:30 AM LOCALENGLAND v SCOTLANDBarbados 
Tue, 4 June 202410:30 AM LOCALNETHERLANDS v NEPALDallas 
Wed, 5 June 202409:30 AM LOCALINDIA v IRELANDNew York 
Wed, 5 June 202407:30 PM LOCALPAPUA NEW GUINEA v UGANDAGuyana 
Wed, 5 June 202408:30 PM LOCALAUSTRALIA v OMANBarbados 
Thur, 6 June 202410:30 AM LOCALUSA v PAKISTANDallas 
Thur, 6 June 202403:00 PM LOCALNAMIBIA v SCOTLANDBarbados 
Fri, 7 June 202409:30 AM LOCALCANADA v IRELANDNew York 
Fri, 7 June 202407:30 PM LOCALNEW ZEALAND v AFGHANISTANGuyana 
Fri, 7 June 202407:30 PM LOCALSRI LANKA v BANGLADESHDallas 
Sat, 8 June 202401:00 PM LOCALAUSTRALIA v ENGLANDBarbados 
Sat, 8 June 202408:30 PM LOCALWEST INDIES v UGANDAGuyana 
Sun, 9 June 202409:30 AM LOCALINDIA v PAKISTANNew York 
Sun, 9 June 202401:00 PM LOCALOMAN v SCOTLANDAntigua 
Mon, 10 June 202409:30 AM LOCALSOUTH AFRICA v BANGLADESHNew York 
Tue, 11 June 202409:30 AM LOCALPAKISTAN v CANADANew York 
Tue, 11 June 202407:30 PM LOCALSRI LANKA v NEPALFlorida 
Tue, 11 June 202408:30 PM LOCALAUSTRALIA v NAMIBIAAntigua 
Wed, 12 June 202409:30 AM LOCALUSA v INDIANew York 
Wed, 12 June 202408:30 PM LOCALWEST INDIES v NEW ZEALANDTrinidad 
Thur, 13 June 202403:00 PM LOCALENGLAND v OMANAntigua 
Thur, 13 June 202410:30 AM LOCALBANGLADESH v NETHERLANDSSt. Vincent 
Thur, 13 June 202408:30 PM LOCALAFGHANISTAN v PAPUA NEW GUINEATrinidad
Fri, 14 June 202410:30 AM LOCALUSA v IRELANDFlorida 
Fri, 14 June 202407:30 PM LOCALSOUTH AFRICA v NEPALSt. Vincent 
Fri, 14 June 202408:30 PM LOCALNEW ZEALAND v UGANDATrinidad 
Sat, 15 June 202410:30 AM LOCALINDIA v CANADAFlorida 
Sat, 15 June 202401:00 PM LOCALNAMIBIA v ENGLANDAntigua 
Sat, 15 June 202408:30 PM LOCALAUSTRALIA v SCOTLANDSt. Lucia 
Sun, 16 June 202410:30 AM LOCALPAKISTAN v IRELANDFlorida 
Sun, 16 June 202407:30 PM LOCALBANGLADESH v NEPALSt. Vincent 
Sun, 16 June 202408:30 PM LOCALSRI LANKA v NETHERLANDSSt. Lucia
Mon, 17 June 202410:30 AM LOCALNEW ZEALAND v PAPUA NEW GUINEATrinidad
Mon, 17 June 202408:30 PM LOCALWEST INDIES v AFGHANISTANSt. Lucia
Wed, 19 June 202410:30 AM LOCALA2 v D1Antigua
Wed, 19 June 202408:30 PM LOCALB1 v C2St. Lucia
Thur, 20 June 202410:30 AM LOCALC1 v A1Barbados
Thur, 20 June 202408:30 PM LOCALB2 v D2,Antigua
Fri, 21 June 202410:30 AM LOCALB1 v D1St. Lucia
Fri, 21 June 202408:30 PM LOCALA2 v C2Barbados
Sat, 22 June 202410:30 AM LOCALA1 v D2Antigua
Sat, 22 June 202408:30 PM LOCALC1 v B2St. Vincent
Sun, 23 June 202410:30 AM LOCALA2 v B1Barbados
Sun, 23 June 202408:30 PM LOCALC2 v D1Antigua
Mon, 24 June 202410:30 AM LOCALB2 v A1St. Lucia
Mon, 24 June 202408:30 PM LOCALC1 v D2St. Vincent
Wed, 26 June 202410:30 AM LOCALSemi 1Trinidad and Tobago (reserve day 27 June)
Thur, 27 June 202408:30 PM LOCALSemi 2Guyana
Sat, 29 June 202410:00 AM LOCALFinalBarbados

Prize Money 

The ICC has yet to confirm the prize money to be carved up for the T20 World Cup 2024. However, the sum prize pool of the former edition of the tournament was $5.6 million and all 16 teams that took part in the event were rewarded. 

Winners of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, England got $1.6 million as prize funds while Pakistan, who concluded as runners-up got $800,000, exactly half of the sum the winners attained. 

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