The T20 World Cup 2024 will kick off on June 1st. This will be the ninth edition of the T20 World Cup and it will be played in the West Indies and the United States. A total of 20 teams will compete for the coveted title.
The multi-format tournament will be played across six venues in the West Indies and three venues in the United States. 20 teams will be divided in four groups of five each. The top two teams from each group will progress to the Super 8 stage followed by the knockout stages. The final will be played at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown in Barbados on June 29.
The good news for all cricket fans around the world is that arch-rivals India and Pakistan are placed in one group. They are placed in Group A and it will mean that they will face each other in the group stages. They are placed alongside Ireland, Canada and hosts United States.
The much-anticipated India vs Pakistan clash will be played on June 9, 2024. India will face Ireland in their opening game of the T20 World Cup 2024 before they take on their neighbours. Same goes with Pakistan who will square off against the United States in their first game before taking on their arch-rivals.
India clearly have an edge over Pakistan as far as their head-to-head record in T20 World Cups is considered. They have met seven times so far, with the Men in Blue emerging victorious on six occasions. Pakistan grabbed their first-ever win over India in T20 World Cups in the 2021 edition which was held in the UAE.
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Which is the venue for the India vs Pakistan match of 2024 T20 World Cup?
The India vs Pakistan game of T20 World Cup 2024 will be played on June 9. This high-octane clash will be held at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York. An agreement has been reached to build a modular stadium with a capacity of 34,000 to host the T20 World Cup 2024.
Expect a full-house in the city of New York as two arch-rivals will lock horns against each other on Sunday. This fixture will play a crucial role in the growth of this beautiful game in the United States. It will surely bring more people to the stadiums to watch the best players live.
The last time India and Pakistan met in the T20 World Cup was at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. The Men in Blue emerged victorious on the last ball with four wickets in hand in a thrilling contest. Fans can expect another one in the city of New York.