Indian Cricket team will play two warm-up matches before the T20 World cup with England and Australia. On 18th October, India will play its warm-up match against England and later against Australia on 20th October.
Both these matches will be telecasted on Star Sports. India vs England will be live from 7:30 PM whereas Australia’s at 3:30 PM IST.
Not only India, but also cricket teams that qualified for T20 WC will play warm matches.
As per cricket analyst Mufadal Vohra quoted, here is the ICC T20 World Cup Warm Up games schedule (IST timing).
Abu Dhabi: Afg Vs SA, 3:30 PM
NZ Vs Aus, 7:30 PM.
Pak Vs WI, 3:30 PM.
India Vs Eng, 7:30 PM.
Abu Dhabi: Eng Vs NZ, 3:30 PM.
SA Vs Pak, 7:30 PM.
Dubai: India Vs Aus, 3:30 PM.
Afg Vs WI, 7:30 PM.
India will play its first T20 World Cup match against Pakistan on 24th October followed by New Zealand on 31st October, Afghanistan on 3rd November, Qualifier B1 on 5th November and Qualifier A2 on 8th November.
Team India for T20WC:
Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.
Standby players: Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
During warm-up matches, all 15 players can bowl and 11 out of 15 can bat.