T20 World Cup 2021 Squad List: The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is set to kick off on October 17, and the fans’ excitement is sky-high. A total of 16 teams are participating in T20 World Cup 2021. In Round 1, eight teams (Group A & B) will begin their quest to secure the four spots available. In Round 2, the world’s top 8 teams who have already qualified will clash in Super 12 stage. With 16 teams vying for T20 World Cup 2021 trophy, it will be interesting to see who wears the crown. Take a look at all the 16 T20 World Cup 2021 Squads below.
With matches to be played in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, and Oman, the toss will be a crucial factor. The IPL 2021 is a good evidence of the fact. Hence picking the right combination would be every team management’ headache throughout the tournament. (Also Read: ICC T20 World Cup 2021: All You Need To Know About Teams, Groups, Venues, Format, And Dates)
Every team will be looking to find the right balance as they field their playing XI on the field. Who do you think has the most balanced side in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021? Let’s take a look at all the T20 World Cup 2021 squads below.
England’s T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 1
England Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Chris Jordan, Jos Buttler, Liam Livingstone, Tymal Mills, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Jason Roy, Chris Woakes, and Mark Wood.
Travelling Reserves: Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, and James Vince.
India’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 2
India’s ICC T20 World Cup Team: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Chahar, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammad Shami.
Travelling Reserves: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, and Shardul Thakur.
Pakistan’s T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 3
Pakistan Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Asif Ali, Azam Khan (wk), Khushdil Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Imad Wasim, and Mohammad Hasnain.
Travelling Reserves: Usman Qadir, Shanawaz Dahani, and Fakhar Zaman.
New Zealand’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 4
New Zealand’s ICC T20 World Cup Team: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Todd Astle, Lockie Ferguson, Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert (wk), Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, and Adam Milne (injury cover).
South Africa T20 World Cup 2021 Squad| ICC T20I Ranking: 5
South Africa Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Rassie van der Dussen.
Bangladesh’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 6
Bangladesh’s ICC T20 World Cup Team: Mahmudullah (c), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, and Mohammad Saifuddin.
Travelling Reserves: Aminul Islam and Rubel Hossain.
Australia T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 7
Australia Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Swepson, and Josh Inglis.
Travelling Reserves: Dan Christian, Nathan Ellis, and Daniel Sams.
Afghanistan’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 8
Afghanistan’s Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hazratullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Naveen ul Haq, Usman Ghani, Asghar Afghan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Hamid Hassan, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Qais Ahmad, and Mohammad Shahzad (wk).
West Indies T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 9
West Indies Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Kieron Pollard (c), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (vc & wk), Fabian Allen, Roston Chase, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Fletcher (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Obed McCoy, Evin Lewis, Ravi Rampaul, Lendl Simmons, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas, and Hayden Walsh Jr.
Travelling Reserves: Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell, and Darren Bravo.
Sri Lanka’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 10
Sri Lanka’s Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Janith Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Charith Asalanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Kamindu Mendis, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lahiru Madushanka, and Maheesh Theekshana.
Travelling Reserves: Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, and Pulina Tharanga.
Ireland T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 12
Ireland Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Andy Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Graham Kennedy, Shane Getkate, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Neil Rock, Lorcan Tucker, Harry Tector, Ben White, and Craig Young.
Scotland’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 14
Scotland’s Team at ICC T20 World Cup: Kyle Coetzer (c), Richard Berrington (vc), Matthew Cross (wk), Josh Davey, Dylan Budge, Alasdair Evans, Oli Hairs, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Calum Macleod, Chris Sole, Craig Wallace (wk), Hamza Tahir, Mark Watt, and Brad Wheal.
Papua New Guinea T20 World Cup 2021 Squad | ICC T20I Ranking: 15
Papua New Guinea’s Team: Assad Vala (c), Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Norman Vanua, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Tony Ura, Hiri Hiri, Nosaina Pokana, Gaudi Toka, Damien Ravu, Sese Bau, Kabua Vagi-Morea, Jason Kila, Simon Atai, Chad Soper, and Jack Gardner.
Netherland’s Squad at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 17
Netherlands’ Team: Pieter Seelaar (c), Philippe Boissevain, Bas de Leede, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann (vc), Ben Cooper, Max O’Dowd, Ryan ten Doeschate, Scott Edwards, Timm van der Gugten, Brandon Glover, Roelof van der Merwe, Fred Klaassen, Logan van Beek, and Stephan Myburgh.
Oman’s Team at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 18
Oman’s Squad: Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Aqib Ilyas (vc), Jatinder Singh, Mohammad Nadeem, Ayan Khan, Khawar Ali, Suraj Kumar, Nestor Dhamba, Sandeep Goud, Kaleemullah, Naseem Khushi, Bilal Khan, Sufyan Mehmood, Khurram Khan, and Fayyaz Butt.
Namibia’s Team at T20 World Cup 2021 | ICC T20I Ranking: 19
Namibia’s Squad: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephan Baard, Michau du Preez, Karl Birkenstock, Jan Frylinck, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green, Bernard Scholtz, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Ben Shikongo, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, David Wiese, and Pikky Ya France.
Covid-19 protocols have allowed teams to name their reserve players along with the squad. Will they participate is for time to tell, but they have definitely provided the balance to every team.
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