Nepal placed in a tough group in the T20 World Cup 2024

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the groups and fixtures for Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The ninth edition of the T20 World Cup is set to be co-hosted by the West Indies and USA from 1 to 29 June 2024.

Nepal, who qualified for the T20 World Cup for the first time since 2014, finds itself in a challenging Group D, alongside three Test-playing nations. The group comprises Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, and Bangladesh. It confirms, Nepal will be playing a first-ever T20I match against Sri Lanka and South Africa.

2024 T20 World Cup groups:

Group A: India, Pakistan, Ireland, Canada and the USA
Group B: England, Australia, Namibia, Scotland and Oman
Group C: New Zealand, the West Indies, Afghanistan, Uganda and Papua New Guinea
Group D: South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the Netherlands and Nepal

The Rhinos returns to the T20 World Cup after ten years, after finishing second in the T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier last year. They were defeated by Oman in the final of the tournament.

A total of 55 matches will be played in the tournament in nine different venues, with six located in the West Indies (Kensington Oval in Barbados, Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad, Providence Stadium in Guyana, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in St Lucia, Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent) and three in the USA (Eisenhower Park in New York, Lauderhill in Florida, and Grand Prairie in Texas).

Nepal’s Fixture:

  • Tue, 4 June 2024 – Nepal vs Netherlands, Dallas
  • Tue, 11 June 2024 – Nepal vs Sri Lanka, Florida
  • Fri, 14 June 2024 – Nepal vs South Africa, St. Vincent
  • Sun, 16 June 2024 – Nepal vs Bangladesh, St. Vincent

The 2024 T20 World Cup will witness the participation of 20 teams, an increase from the 16 teams in the 2022 tournament held in Australia. These teams are divided into four groups of five each. The top two teams from each group will progress to the Super 8 round, where they will be further segregated into two groups of four: A1, B2, C1, and D2 in one group, and A2, B1, C2, and D1 in the other group.

The group stage is scheduled to take place from June 1 to 18, followed by the Super 8 round from June 19 to 24. The semi-finals will feature the top two teams from each Super 8 group.

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