ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 rain rules explained and is there a reserve day

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 rain rules explained and is there a reserve day

With the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 set to take place next month, fans are curious whether the tournament will feature reserve days for the group stage and Super 8 games and the rain rules

This year’s tournament will start off from June 1 and played throughout the tournament across the Caribbean and the United States of America (USA).

ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 rain rules explained and is there a reserve day

Notably, with the tournament set to take place away from England and the Indian subcontinent, there are fewer chances of weather conditions being hostile.

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However, the International Cricket Council (ICC) still needs to ensure perfect provisions to bring out the best possible outcomes during every match throughout the tournament.

2024 T20 Cricket World Cup reserve days for group stage and Super 8 games

Earlier this year, in March, the ICC confirmed reserve days for the knockout games during in its annual board meetings. The ICC made the confirmation while announcing the implementation of the stop-clock rule. However, they did not make announcements regarding reserve days for the group stage and Super 8 games. Moreover, the ICC has not yet announced the dates for the reserve days.

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In the event of matches getting abandoned due to rain or external factors, both teams will each share a point. Meanwhile, for matches that experience delays due to rain before or during the match, the teams will compete with reduced overs using the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method. As for the group stage games, the team batting second should complete a minimum of five overs to constitute a game, while it will increase to a minimum of ten overs during the knockout phase.

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2024 T20 Cricket World Cup winning odds

Much to the delight of Indian cricket fans, India are the favourites to win the 2024 T20 World Cup. Behind them are 2021 champions Australia and defending champions England, with the next best odds. Check out the full list below:

Team Odds to win T20 World Cup 2024
India 4.20
Australia 5.00
England 5.50
South Africa 8.50
New Zealand/Pakistan 10.00
West Indies 12.00
Afghanistan/Sri Lanka 34.00
Bangladesh 51.00
Ireland/Netherlands/Zimbabwe 251.00
Papua New Guinea/UAE/USA 501.00
Namibia/Scotland 1001.00

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