What’s the event schedule?
The World Cup kicks off with Sri Lanka vs Namibia on October 16 (5am BST begin).
England’s group stage fixtures are as follows:
- Saturday October 22 | vs Afghanistan, 12 midday BST
- Wednesday October 26 | vs Qualifying TBC, 5am BST
- Friday October 28 | vs Australia, 9am BST
- tuesday 1 november | vs New Zealand, 8am GMT
- Saturday November 5 | vs Qualifying TBC, 8am GMT
The semifinals will happen on November 9 and 10, with the ultimate within the MCG on November 13.
T20 World Cup Tables
This part shall be up to date with the World Cup tables when the event kicks off, however within the meantime here is a reminder of the 2 teams within the ‘Tremendous 12’ stage.
Group A: Afghanistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, TBC Qualification, TBC Qualification
Group B: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, South Africa, TBC Qualification, TBC Qualification
Who’s within the England squad?
Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden, Alex Hales.
Standby gamers: Liam Dawson, Richard Gleeson, Tymal Mills.
What is the newest information?
Alex Hales returns to the England whiteball squad after Jonny Bairstow suffered a suspected damaged leg in a freak accident on the golf course and was banned from the T20 World Cup.
The Yorkshireman sustained the damage simply hours after he was named as opening accomplice of Jos Buttler on the event changing the delisted Jason Roy.
Hales has not performed worldwide cricket for 3 years, however he has a high-quality T20i file, averaging 31 with a strike price of 137 in his 60 matches. On the 2014 World Cup, he scored an unbeaten 116 towards Sri Lanka, which is the one century by an English batsman in a 20-over World Cup.
How is England anticipated?
England haven’t fared so properly beneath new white-ball coach Matthew Mott. They’ve misplaced their two latest T20 collection towards South Africa and India and have simply seven video games away in Pakistan and a three-game run towards Australia to seek out type for his or her first sport of the event, towards Afghanistan on October 22.
They entered final yr’s event as favorites earlier than shedding to New Zealand within the semi-finals and have the firepower to go all out. However they might use some confidence-building wins earlier than all of it begins.
What are the final possibilities?
- Australia 10/3
- India 10/3
- England 23/5
- New Zealand 46/5
- Pakistan 46/5
- South Africa 10/1
Info appropriate as of September twenty eighth