The T20 World Cup 2024 has been a rollercoaster of cricketing drama and skill, and the upcoming clash between India and Canada promises to be another exciting chapter. This match, which will take place at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill, is a crucial fixture for both teams. 

India, with their dominant form, will be looking to solidify their position at the group’s top. On the other hand, Canada, the underdog in this tournament, have shown glimpses of brilliance. They are likely to aim to upset the Men in Blue.

India enters the match with a string of victories, having defeated strong teams like Pakistan, the United States, and Ireland. Their squad boasts experienced players and promising young talents, making them formidable. 

Canada’s journey, while challenging, has been marked by determination and the ability to compete against stronger teams. They have already registered a win against a stronger Ireland side in this tournament. Now, they will be eager to test themselves against a powerhouse like India and make a significant impact.

Probable Playing XI


Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj.


Navneet Dhaliwalf, Aaron Johnson, Pargat Singh, Nicholas Kirton, Shreyas Movva (wk), Ravinderpal Singh, Saad Bin Zafar (c), Dillon Heyliger, Kaleem Sana, Junaid Siddiqui, Jeremy Gordon.

Key Players


Rohit Sharma: The Indian captain is known for his explosive batting and leadership skills. His ability to anchor the innings and accelerate when needed makes him a key player. He has already scored a fifty in this tournament and will be eager to play another big knock here.

Virat Kohli: Kohli’s experience and consistency in T20 cricket are invaluable. His aggressive batting style and ability to handle pressure situations will be crucial. Although he has been dismissed for single-digit scores in all three matches thus far, he will be gearing up to make a big impact in this match.

Jasprit Bumrah: He is one of the best death bowlers in the world. Bumrah’s pace and accuracy make him a formidable opponent. His ability to take wickets in the powerplay and in the death overs is vital for India. He has picked up wickets consistently in this World Cup and won two Player of the Match awards.


Aaron Johnson: He is a crucial batsman for Canada. Johnson’s performance at the top of the order will be pivotal for setting up a competitive total. He is heading into this match after an impressive fifty against Pakistan.

Ravinderpal Singh: Known for his power-hitting abilities, Singh can change the course of the game with his aggressive batting in the middle order.

Saad Bin Zafar: An all-rounder who can contribute with both bat and ball, Zafar’s role will be crucial in stabilizing the innings and providing breakthroughs with his spin bowling.

Match Prediction

India, with their experience, depth, and form, are the clear favourites. Their batting lineup, featuring world-class players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Suryakumar Yadav, can post or chase formidable totals. The bowling attack, led by Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj, adds further strength to their side.

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