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T20 World Cup 2022: India Squad, Schedule, and likely Opponents

T20 World Cup 2022: the 2022 edition of the T20 World Cup approaches, and the world’s best short-form cricketers are touring Australia.

India is one of the favorites coming into the tournament and will be aiming to make it out for the first time since the inaugural event in 2007.

Sporting News brings you the key details ahead of their World Cup campaign.

India T20 World Cup squad

  • Rohit Sharma (c)
  • KL Rahul
  • Virat Kohli
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Dinesh Karthik
  • Hardik Pandya
  • R Ashwin
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Axar Patel
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Harshal Patel
  • Arshdeep Singh

India T20 World Cup schedule and results

To qualify for the semi-finals, India has to finish in the top two positions in their six-team Super 12 group.

DATETIMEMATCHVENUE
Sun. Oct 237pm AEDTIndia vs PakistanMCG, Melbourne
Thu. Oct 276pm AEDTIndia vs Runner-Up Group ASCG, Sydney
Sun. Oct 3010pm AEDTIndia vs South AfricaOptus Stadium, Perth
Wed. Nov 27pm AEDTIndia vs BangladeshAdelaide Oval, Adelaide
Sun. Nov 67pm AEDTIndia vs Winner Group BMCG, Melbourne
Wed. Nov 97pm AEDTSemi-Final 1 (TBA vs TBA)SCG, Sydney
Thu. Nov 107pm AEDTSemi-Final 2 (TBA vs TBA)Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Sun. Nov 137pm AEDTFinal (TBA vs TBA)MCG, Melbourne

T20 World Cup Super 12 group standings

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3PAKISTAN00000
4SOUTH AFRICA00000
5B100000
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Team B1 and A2 will be represented by the top team from Group B and the second-placed team from Group A in the first round.

India T20 World Cup opponents and possible match-ups

India will face Bangladesh, Pakistan, and South Africa in the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup.

B1 is predicted to be the West Indies, while the battle to be A2 is tough to pick, with Namibia, the Netherlands, and the UAE expected to battle it out.

If India reaches the semi-finals, they will face one of the top two teams in the other Super 12 group, with Australia and England favorites to progress.

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