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T20 World Cup: India to play first warm-up match against England today in Dubai

India will play two warm-up games ahead of its clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on the 24th of this month in Dubai.

T20 World Cup: India to play first warm-up match against England today in Dubai
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In the Men's Twenty-20 Cricket World Cup, India will play two warm-up games ahead of its clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on the 24th of this month in Dubai.

The Men in Blue will play their first warm-up match against England today, which will begin at 7:30 pm Indian time at Dubai International Stadium. India's second practice match will be against Australia on Wednesday at the same venue at 3:30 pm Indian time.

Earlier last night, Scotland beat Bangladesh by six runs in the second group B encounter in Muscat. Put into bat first, Scotland posted a score of 140 runs for the loss of nine wickets in stipulated 20 overs. In reply, Bangladesh scored 134 for seven in 20 overs.

In the opening match of group B yesterday, co-hosts Oman defeated Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in Muscat.

The Men's T20 World Cup was earlier scheduled to be held in India but was shifted to the UAE and Oman. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) remains the hosts of the event.

The UAE will host the Super 12 stage and the knockout games at three venues in Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi while Oman will host the Super 12 qualifier matches.

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