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T20 World Cup 2024: India Squad, Schedule, Timings, & Venues

Indian cricket team members jogging on a field during a training session, all wearing blue training kits with 'Dream11' branding.

The excitement is palpable as Team India gears up for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Under Rohit Sharma’s smart leadership, the Indian team is ready to win the prized trophy. With experienced players and exciting new talent, India will play their first match against Ireland on June 5 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

Full India squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.

This squad blends the experience of players like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli with the vitality of rising stars such as Yashasvi Jaiswal and Arshdeep Singh.

Key Matches and Schedule

India’s journey in the group stage features some thrilling encounters:

Warm-up Match

  June 1: Vs Bangladesh, New York, 8 PM IST

Group Stage Matches

  June 5: Vs Ireland, New York, 8 PM IST

  June 9: Vs Pakistan, New York, 8 PM IST

  June 12: Vs USA, New York, 8 PM IST

  June 15: Vs Canada, Florida, 8 PM IST

High-Stakes Clash Against Pakistan

One of the most anticipated matches of the tournament is India’s face-off against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 9. Historically, India has dominated this rivalry in T20 World Cups with a 5-1 record. With heightened security measures, the match promises to be a high-octane encounter.

Players to Watch

Virat Kohli

The maestro of T20 cricket, Kohli, holds the record for the highest runs in T20 World Cups, amassing 1,141 runs. Known for his formidable performance against Pakistan, he boasts an average of 308 against them.

Rohit Sharma

India’s captain is on the cusp of history, needing just a few runs to surpass other top run-scorers in T20 World Cups. His leadership and batting prowess will be crucial.

Jasprit Bumrah and Arshdeep Singh

On the bowling front, Bumrah and Singh are expected to lead India’s pace attack. Bumrah, with his deadly yorkers, and Singh, with his ability to swing the ball, are vital cogs in India’s bowling lineup.


India’s group stage matches will primarily be held at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, with the final group game against Canada scheduled in Florida. These venues are expected to offer conditions that favour dynamic and competitive cricket.

India’s Path to Glory

India must finish in the top two of Group A to advance to the Super 8 stage. Given their strong squad and favourable track record, expectations are high for the Men in Blue. 

As the tournament progresses, the focus will be on how Rohit Sharma and his team navigate the challenges and rise to the occasion. India’s blend of experience, youth, and strategic planning makes it one of the top contenders for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Stay linked for more updates and in-depth coverage of India’s T20 World Cup 2024 journey.