When does Pakistan play in T20 Cricket World Cup? Schedule, Times, Dates, TV and Live Stream in USA and Canada for CWC matches

Led by Babar Azam, Pakistan will be looking to overcome recent disappointments in ICC events. Their squad consists of a mix of experienced and up-and-coming players, making them a strong contender.

Pakistan, like India, have been close to success in the T20 World Cup in recent years, reaching the semi-finals in 2021 and the final in 2022. Captain Babar Azam is leading the attack to change that tide.

Supported by Mohammed Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Fakhar Zaman, Pakistan are aiming for the trophy, with young Saim Ayub providing the punch despite his occasional inconsistency.

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The return of all-rounder Imad Wasim and pacer Mohammed Amir strengthens the bowling attack. With Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf and Abrar Ahmed, Pakistan has a solid pace and spin battery.

Pakistan will begin their campaign on June 6 against co-hosts USA, followed by a much-anticipated clash with India on June 9.

Sporting News brings you a complete look at Pakistan national team matches and who made it to the final 15-player squad.

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When will Pakistan play its T20 Cricket World Cup matches?

Pakistan is placed in Group A along with Canada, Ireland, the USA and its arch-rival India.

In Group A of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Pakistan are preparing under the guidance of Gary Kirsten, India's winning ODI World Cup coach. Kirsten is looking to address Pakistan's batting problems, which have hampered their ICC title ambitions in recent years.

Pakistan's journey begins on June 6 in Texas with a clash against co-hosts USA. This clash will provide Pakistan with an opportunity to set the tone for its campaign.

Pakistan will next face arch-rivals India in a highly anticipated showdown in New York on June 9. This match promises to be a thrilling encounter full of intense rivalry and high stakes.

On June 11, Pakistan will face Canada in another match in New York. Finally, on June 16, Pakistan will face Ireland in Florida.

Date group To match Start Time (ET) Venue
6th of June A Pakistan vs USA 11:30 am Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas, TX
9 June A Pakistan vs India 10:30 am Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York
June 11th A Pakistan vs Canada 10:30 am Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York
16 June A Pakistan vs Ireland 10:30 am Central Broward Park, Lauderhill, Florida

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Pakistan national team squad for the T20 World Cup

Babar Azam returns to Pakistan’s squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup as captain, bringing stability and leadership to the team.

It is also noteworthy that Imad Wasim and Mohammed Amir have celebrated their comeback in the national team, thus enriching the squad with experience and skills.

Promising young players Azam Khan and Saim Ayub have been named in the T20 World Cup squad for the first time, bringing youthful energy and talent to the team.

However, the most outstanding feature of the Pakistan squad is its impressive pace battery, which includes Amir, Naseem Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Mohammad Abbas Afridi among others. With a mix of experience and youth, Pakistan's squad is poised to make a strong impression in the tournament.

Let’s take a look at the complete 15-man squad of the Pakistan national team.

  • Babar Azam (c)
  • Ahmed Abrar
  • Azam Khan
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Haris Rauf
  • Ahmed Abdullah
  • Imad Wasim
  • Mohammad Abbas Afridi
  • Mohammed Amir
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Naseem Shah
  • Said Ayub
  • Shadab Khan
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi
  • Usman Khan

How to watch the T20 Cricket World Cup in the USA and Canada

  • Events: 1 June – 29 June

  • TV channel: Willow Sports

  • Streaming: Fubo, Sling TV

Fans and viewers in the United States and Canada can watch the 2024 T20 World Cup matches live exclusively on WillowTV.

Willow Sports is a cable channel, but if it's not included in your current plan or you've canceled cable, it's available on Fubo.

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You can also stream the tournament live on Sling TV which is currently offering new subscribers $20 off their first month.

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