Pakistan Cricket Team to receive visas from India for T20 World Cup

Pakistan Cricket Team celebrating after defeating South Africa

The Pakistani cricket team is ready for the ICC T20 World Cup in October as the Indian government is set to grant visas to the players, several Indian media outlets published on Saturday.


  • The Indian government has agreed to issue visas to Pakistan cricketers for T20 World Cup
  • A call on fans traveling from across the border is yet to be taken
  • The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the final of the T20 World Cup

The Pakistan cricket team, led by Babar Azam, will have no hurdles in travelling to India for the ICC World T20 in October as the government is set to issue visas to the players from the neighbouring nation.

According to a report carried by IndiaToday, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah has informed the Apex Council about the government’s decision on giving visas to the Pakistan players.

“The visa issue of Pakistan cricket team has been sorted. However whether the fans can travel across the border to watch matches is still not clear,” an Apex Council member told Press Trust of India on terms of anonymity, according to the report.

The official added that the matter will be decided in due course. “However we had promised ICC that it will be sorted,” the official said.

Due to rising political tensions in the past years, Pakistan and India have not yet had a bilateral series.

The BCCI has also zeroed in on nine venues where World T20 will be held with Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium hosting the final.

The other venues are Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Dharamsala.

ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule

T20 2020 World cup postpone due to the Covid-19 until 2022 but T20 World Cup 2021 schedule should be similar as below.

Match No
118-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs IrelandFirst RoundGroup A
218 October 2021Papua New Guinea vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
319-Oct-21Bangladesh vs NamibiaFirst RoundGroup B
419-Oct-21Netherlands vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
520-Oct-21Ireland vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
620-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs Papua New GuineaFirst RoundGroup A
721-Oct-21Namibia vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
821-Oct-21Bangladesh vs NetherlandsFirst RoundGroup B
922-Oct-21Papua New Guinea vs IrelandFirst RoundGroup A
1022-Oct-21Sri Lanka vs OmanFirst RoundGroup A
1123-Oct-21FriNetherlands vs NamibiaFirst RoundGroup B
1223-Oct-21Bangladesh vs ScotlandFirst RoundGroup B
1324-Oct-21Australia vs PakistanSuper 12Group 1
1424-Oct-21India vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
1525-Oct-21TBC vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
1625-Oct-21New Zealand vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
1726-Oct-21Afghanistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
1826-Oct-21England vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
1927-Oct-21New Zealand vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
2028-Oct-21Afghanistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
2128-Oct-21Australia vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
2229-Oct-21Pakistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
2329-Oct-21India vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
2430-Oct-21FriEngland vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
2530-Oct-21West Indies vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
2631-Oct-21New Zealand vs PakistanSuper 12Group 1
2731-Oct-21Australia vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
2801-Nov-21Afghanistan vs South AfricaSuper 12Group 2
2901-Nov-21India vs EnglandSuper 12Group 2
3002-Nov-21TBC vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
3102-Nov-21New Zealand vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
3203-Nov-21Pakistan vs West IndiesSuper 12Group 1
3304-Nov-21Australia vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
3404-Nov-21Afghanistan vs EnglandSuper 12Group 2
3505-Nov-21South Africa vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
3605-Nov-21India vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
3706-Nov-21FriPakistan vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
3806-Nov-21Australia vs New ZealandSuper 12Group 1
3907-Nov-21England vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
4007-Nov-21West Indies vs TBCSuper 12Group 1
4108-Nov-21South Africa vs TBCSuper 12Group 2
4208-Nov-21India vs AfghanistanSuper 12Group 2
Match No
111 November 2021TBC vs TBC1st Semi-Final
212 November 2021TBC vs TBC2nd Semi-Final
315 November 2021TBC vs TBCFinal

Note: T20 World Cup 2021 schedule is yet to announce officially, keep watching this space for updates.





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