In first ever Twenty20 World Cup to be held in South Africa, total 12 teams are participating in the first twenty20 World Cup. All teams are divided into four Groups with three teams in each group. Top two teams from each group will qualify for Super Eight stage which will be divided again in two groups and play each other in same group. Top Two teams from each group will qualify for the Semifinals. Indian Cricket team is in Group D with their arch rival Pakistan and Scotland.
Here are the four group’s scenarios:
Group A - South Africa, West Indies and Bangladesh
Group B - England, Australia and Zimbabwe
Group C - New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Kenya
Group D - Pakistan, India and Scotland
Twenty20 15 member Squads of all Country playing in the first 20-20 World Cup is as follows:
Indian squad for Twenty20 World Cup: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Yuvraj Singh (Vice-captain), Virender Sehwag, Dinesh Karthik, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Joginder Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, S Sreesanth, Irfan Pathan, Rudra Pratap Singh, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh and Ajit Agarkar.
Sri Lanka Squad for Twenty20 World Cup: Mahela Jayawardene (Captain), Kumara Sangakkara (Vice-Captain), Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Upul Tharnga, Thilakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Silva, Dilhara Fernando, Lasith Malinga, Farveez Maharoof, Chaminda Vaas, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Jehan Mubarak, Hasantha Fernando, Gayan Wijekoon.
Pakistan Cricket Team Squad Twenty20: Shoaib Malik (C), Kamran Akmal (WK), Imran Nazir, Salman Butt, Younis Khan, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Asif, Shoaib Akthar, Umar Gul, Iftikhar Anjum, Abdur Rehman, Yasir Arafat, Misbah-ul-Haq.
New Zealand squad for Twenty20 World Cup: Daniel Vettori (capt), Shane Bond, Peter Fulton, Mark Gillespie, Gareth Hopkins, Chris Martin, Craig McMillan, Brendon McCullum, Nathan McCullum, Jacob Oram, Jeetan Patel, Bradley Scott, Scott Styris, Ross Taylor, Lou Vincent.
Australia's Twenty20 squad: Ricky Ponting (captain), Adam Gilchrist, Nathan Bracken, Stuart Clark, Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Andrew Symonds, Shaun Tait, Shane Watson.
England Twenty20 squad Paul Collingwood (capt), D.Maschcarenas, Stuart Broad, Andrew Flintoff, Luke Wright , Darren Maddy, Kevin Pietersen, Matt Prior (wk), Owais Shah, Ryan Sidebottom, Jeremy Snape, Vikram Solanki, James Anderson, James Kirtley, Chris Schofield.
Bangladesh Twenty20 squad: Mohammad Ashraful (C), Mashrafe Mortaza, Alok Kapali, Abdur Razzak, Aftab Ahmed, Syed Rasel, Farhad Reza, Shakib Al-Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Junaid Siddique, Mohammad Nazimuddin, Nadif Chowdhury, Ziaur Rahman.
Scotland squad for Twenty20 World Cup: Ryan Watson(C), John Blain, Dougie Brown, Navdeep Poonia, Gordon Drummond, Gavin Hamilton; Majid Haq, Ross Lyons, Qasim Sheikh, Neil McCallum, Gregor Maiden, Dewald Nel, Colin Smith, Fraser Watts, Craig Wright.
South Africa Twenty20 squad: Graeme Smith (captain), Gulam Bodi, Loots Bosman, Mark Boucher, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Herschelle Gibbs, Justin Kemp, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Makhaya Ntini, Vernon Philander, Shaun Pollock, Thandi Tshabalala, Johan van der Wath
Wes Indies Twenty20 squad: Ramnaresh Sarwan (capt), Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Bravo, Devon Smith, Marlon Samuels, Fidel Edwards, Darren Sammy, Dwayne Smith, Denesh Ramdin, Runako Morton, Daren Powell, Pedro Collins, Ravi Rampaul, Jerome Taylor
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