ICC World T20 2016 Group 2 Preview, Live streaming

After the End of the First round of 2016 World Twenty20 tournament we are now heading toward on the super 10 stage. Here on this article we discuss about the Group 2 Teams and their preview with information about where to watch this match live streaming with broadcaster list.

In Group 2 Consist of 5 Fives which is 2007 T20 world cup Champions India, winners of 2009 Twenty20 world cup Pakistan, 2010 World T20 runners up team of Australia, New Zealand and also topped team of the Group A of the Twenty20 tournament.

From this Group 2 of ICC T20 world cup Top two teams will be go through to next round of semi final which is schedule to played on the 30th and 31st March 2016. Check out below the All the Group 2 Teams Possibilities and also prediction and winning percentage for the knockout games.

Preview

India

Men in Blue who is the champions of 2007 ICC Twenty20 world cup and currently in the great touch. MS Dhoni & Co. India’s Team have lots of experience and also a T20 specialist cricketer like Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma who is currently in prime form. They won the recently concluded T20 series against Australia and Sri Lanka. Just few ago India became the winners of Asia cup 2016 too.

MS Dhoni who is the world class captain and famous for their strategy and decision making. Dhoni have a lots of option in the bowling too like Hardik Pandya, Ashwin, Harbhajan, nehra along with unorthodox bowlers of Bumrah who has find the great success on recent matches. So In called India have a well balanced team of youth, Experience with bat and bowl.

Possibility for making into semis: 25%

Team Squad : Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Shami, Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya

Pakistan

Men in Green Who is the Champions of ICC world twenty20 2009 second edition but they are not a playing the way as a champions team from the last few month as they not even reach in the Asia cup Final too. Team who is leading by the Boom Boom Shahid Afridi have a lots of question before the tournament of ICC twenty20 world cup. Bowling is their strength of the team as lots of pace attack like Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Amir who is capable to pick early wickets from the opposite side. Batting is their main weakness but day by day they try to solve this issue.

Pakistan Looking always depending on batting of Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed and Ahmed shehzad. Shahid afridi, Malik will roles as a all rounder and pakistan team want a good performance from their captain afridi who is known for big hitting so have to play a captain’s knock to give a confidence to their team.

Possibility for making into semis: 20%

Team Squad : Anwar Ali, Wahab Riaz, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Sami, Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Ahmed Shehzad

Australia

Australia who is the very strong team of the Cricket format but still awaiting their first trophy of the ICC world twenty20 tournament. Steve Smith will be leading the australian sides. Australia who has just won the t20 series against south africa so they are full of confidence. Team have good hard hitting and also experience batsman like Captain Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell who is the hard hitter of the cricket bowl along with Warner and Mitchell Marsh will be key for the australian sides. Batting is their main strength. Some of the issue for the australian team is their bowling as bowlers given too many runs in the death overs but captain ready to take challenge with their pace attack of Hazlewood, faulkner, coulter-nile and hastings.

Australia team also some issue with their main spinners as match is played on the indian venue but not have a any experience and regular spinner in the squad. Australia have to go with their part time spinner like Maxwell and Zampa who is new in the team.
Australia who is looking to good performance in shorter format in this twenty20 world cup as they are top in the ODI and Test.

Possibility for making into semis: 20%

Team Squad : Steven Smith, Ashton Agar, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Shane Watson, Peter Nevill, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Hazlewood, Aaron Finch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, David Warner

New Zealand

Black Caps who is the one of the strong contenders of the Group 2 to qualify for the semi final as they are currently the top teams in the Twenty20. Kane Williamson will be leading the kiwis sides in the twenty20 world cup 2016 because the retirement of the Brendon McCullum. New Zealand team surely miss him a lot in this tournament but in Absence of him New zealand still so many players in the hug who is match winner for the team. Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Ross Taylor, Elliott who is capable to score big runs with good strike rate and recent all of this players are performing well and also in great form.

Their Bowling is also a very strong as they have Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne who is capable to pick the wickets and also bowl with good speed. One of the most advantage of this Black caps side as they have a plenty of all rounder so its surely be good option for the Captain to use them.

Possibility for making into semis: 25%

Team Squad : Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Trent Boult, Nathan McCullum, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee

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ICC Twenty20 World cup 2016 Group 2 Match Schedule, Fixtures

Date : 15th March 2016
Match : India vs New Zealand
Venue : Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

Date : 16th March 2016
Match : Pakistan vs
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Time : 3-00 PM IST, 9-30 GMT

Date : 18th March 2016
Match : Australia vs New Zealand
Venue : Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Time : 3-00 PM IST, 9-30 GMT

Date : 19th March 2016
Match : India vs Pakistan
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

Date : 21st March 2016
Match : Australia vs
Venue : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

Date : 22nd March 2016
Match : New Zealand vs Pakistan
Venue : Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

Date : 23rd March 2016
Match : India vs
Venue : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

Date : 25th March 2016
Match : Australia vs Pakistan
Venue : Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Time : 3-00 PM IST, 9-30 GMT

Date : 26th March 2016
Match : New Zealand vs
Venue : Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Time : 3-00 PM IST, 9-30 GMT

Date : 27th March 2016
Match : India vs Australia
Venue : Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Time : 7-30 PM IST, 14-00 GMT

ICC T20 world cup Live Streaming / Telecast Channels of Group 2 Matches

India and their sub continent countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Oman, Nepal and Maldives Fans can watch this ICC T20 world cup Tournament Group 2 All Matches on star sports 1/HD on English Commentary while Star sports 3 /Hd for Hindi commentary respectively as the Star sports is the official broadcaster of this Sixth Edition World T20.  Moreover Indian Fans Enjoy the Live telecast of All Men in Blue Matches of Group 2 (India vs New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, ) on DD National. Doordarshan is one of the free to air TV channels of India so people enjoy this icc world twenty20 live on DD-1 Doordarshan.

Pakistan Fans enjoy the All Matches of Men in Green Live coverage of 2016 Twenty20 world cup on PTV sports TV channel.

Full List of ICC Twenty20 world cup Live Telecast channels

SkySports NZ is the official broadcaster twenty20 world cup for New Zealand country thus Kiwis fans enjoy the live telecast of all WT20 Matches on this skysports NZ channel.

Channel 9 bring the all Australian matches of Group 2 ICC twenty20 world cup in Australia country while Fox sports TV channels telecast live cricket match of all ICC T20 world cup 2016 matches on their television set in Australia.

Check out below the complete list of TV channel and Broadcaster of ICC twenty20 world cup 2016.

Country Free-To-Air Channels Paid
Australia Channel 9 (only australia matches) Fox Sports (every game live)
Afghanistan Ariana TV Network Star Sports India (available through cable)
Bangladesh BTV (Bangladesh matches) Star Sports India 
India DD National (Only indian matches) ESPN Star (Every Match live)
New Zealand SkySports NZ (all matches live – paid Service)
United Kingdom ITV 1 & 4 (only match highlights) SkySports 2 (All Matches Live)
USA none Willow TV (all matches live with $14.99 monthly subscription)
Canada WillowTV (Online paid service)
Sri Lanka SLRC (Sri Lanka matches) Star Sports India
Pakistan PTV Sports (Only Pakistan Matches) Star Sports India (available via cable)
Caribbeans ESPN Caribbeans
South Africa SuperSports  (Every match live)
Europe To be announced
Middle East OSN Sports (Part of Star India coverage)
Ireland RTE 

While Online users can watch the live streaming with videos of this Group 2 of ICC T20 world cup 2016 all Matches  starsports.com, hotstar.com and icc-cricket.com/world-t20 along with http://www.skysports.com/watch/sky-sports-2 official website from 3-00 PM and 7-30 p.m. local time onwards.

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