The climactic conclusion of the Africa Qualifier on Thursday marked a pivotal moment in the T20 cricket scene, with Namibia and Uganda emerging triumphant to secure coveted spots in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. The stage is now set for a thrilling competition, jointly hosted by the West Indies and the USA. (Points Table | More Cricket News)
The roster of 20 teams competing in 2024 is a stellar mix of automatic qualifiers from the T20 World Cup 2022, including cricket powerhouses like England, Pakistan, India, and Australia. The West Indies and the USA, as host nations, add an exciting dimension to the lineup. Afghanistan and Bangladesh have rightfully claimed their spots based on impressive rankings as of November 14, 2022.
The heart of the tournament lies in the four groups, each comprising five teams. In this round-robin stage, every team will face off against one another. The top two teams from each group will then progress to the Super 8 stage.
The Super 8 stage will witness eight qualifying teams battling it out in two groups of four. The stakes are high as each team faces the others once, paving the way for the top two from each group to advance to the semi-finals.
20 Teams that will play in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 are:
USA, West Indies, Australia, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ireland, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Canada, Nepal, Oman, Namibia and Uganda.