ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be played from October 17 to November 14 in the UAE and Oman. ICC has announced the groups for the World Cup to be hosted by BCCI. As per the grouping, India and Pakistan will clash in the league stage. The groups have been chosen on the basis of team rankings as of 20 March, 2021. Group 2 includes India as well as Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan and the other two qualifiers from Round 1. Eight teams will compete in Round 1, including Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, while the remaining six have booked their places through the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.