The 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup will start tomorrow in Oman. Two matches will take place on the opening day of the T20 World Cup. The first match will feature the co-hosts Oman in a battle with debutants Papua New Guinea. The second battle of the day will be between Bangladesh and Scotland.
The Super 12 stage of the tournament will start next Saturday. There is a double-header on the first day of the Super 12 round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Australia will lock horns with South Africa in the first game, and that match will be followed by a fixture between England and West Indies. England vs. West Indies battle will be a rematch of the 2016 T20 World Cup summit clash. Next, on October 24, arch-rivals India and Pakistan will cross paths in the biggest game of the Super 12 stage.
Who are the commentators for the T20 World Cup 2021?
Recently, IANS published a report with the full list of English commentators for the 2021 edition of the marquee ICC event. Former T20 stars like Dale Steyn, Shane Watson and Darren Sammy have been added to the elite group. Here is the complete list:
Dale Steyn, Nasser Hussain, Harsha Bhogle, Ian Bishop, Natalie Germanos, Sunil Gavaskar, Michael Atherton, Daren Sammy, Simon Doull, Russel Arnold, Anjum Chopra, Murali Kartik, Athar Ali Khan, Bazid Khan, Mpumelelo Mbangwa, Shane Watson, Preston Mommsen, Danny Morrison, Mark Nicholas, Niall O’Brien and Alan Wilkins.
“It’s an honour to be part of the commentary team” – Dale Steyn
Fast bowler Dale Steyn was an integral part of the South African pace attack during his playing days. Now, he is set to work as a commentator for the first time in an ICC tournament. Recently, he was sharing his views as a cricket expert during the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League. Expressing his happiness after joining the commentary team of T20 WC 2021, Steyn said:
“It’s an honour to be part of the commentary team at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and a pleasure to be watching all the action from close quarters. The game has changed a lot in recent times and there is some really exciting talent out there waiting to make its mark.”