ICC T20 World Cup 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Complete list of matches, dates, and venues

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ICC T20 World Cup 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Time Tables, Fixtures, Schedule, Venues and Dates. The T20 World Cup will take place in three stages: the first round, featuring Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; Super 12 and then the knockouts.

On January 29 at an event in Australia, it was announced that the mens competition of the ICC World Cup T 20 will take place between October 18 to November 15.The tournament will get underway with several qualifying matches before hosts Australia take on worlds top-ranked Pakistan in the first match of the tournament-proper on October 24 under lights at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The West Indies will play their first Super 12 group stage match against New Zealand on October 25 in Melbourne. Windies won the competition in 2016, held in India, after beating England in the finals.

Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand and two qualifiers make up Group 1 of the Super 12s. India, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, and two Group qualifiers make up Group 2 of the super 12s.

The first semi-finals will take place at SCG on November 11, with Adelaide Oval hosting the second semi-finals the following night. The final will be played at the MCG on November 15.

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said Whenever we host an event in Australia we know we can guarantee the one billion cricket fans around the world a great show.

The worlds best players. Outstanding venues. Noisy, passionate, knowledgeable fans. Exciting cricket. This is the perfect combination for a T20 World Cup and in 2020 we go one step further with two T20 World Cups in one year.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 FORMAT

ICC T20 World Cup 2020

The top eight teams ranked according to the ICC T20I global rankings as of 31 December 2018 are automatically qualified for the tournament. Pakistan (Champions 2009) and India (Champions 2007) entered the event as the team qualified one and two in the world, based on the ICC T20I team rankings as of December 31, 2018, therefore been kept in different groups for the Super 12 stage.

The first round of the tournament will be played between October 18 and October 23. This will witness Sri Lanka and three qualifiers compete in Group A and Bangladesh with three qualifiers compete in Group B for a place in the Super 12s.

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GROUPS

Group 1: Pakistan, Australia, West Indies, New Zealand, Group A Team 1, Group B Team 2

Group 2: India, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, Group B Team 1, Group A Team 2

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule

First round
October 18, 2020: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (8.30 AM IST)

October 18: Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (1:30 PM IST)

October 19: Bangladesh vs Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (8.30 AM IST)

October 19: Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (1:30 PM IST)

October 20: Qualifier A3 vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (8.30 AM IST)

October 20: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A2, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (1:30 PM IST)

October 21: Qualifier B3 vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (8.30 AM IST)

October 21: Bangladesh vs Qualifier B2, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (1:30 PM IST)

October 22: Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (8.30 AM IST)

October 22: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (1:30 PM IST)

October 23: Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (8.30 AM IST)

October 23: Bangladesh vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (1:30 PM IST)

Super 12s Schedule
October 24: Australia vs Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (1:30 PM IST)

October 24: India vs South Africa, Perth Stadium, Perth (4.30 PM IST)

October 25: A1 vs B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart (8.30 AM IST)

October 25: New Zealand vs Windies, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (1.30 PM IST)

October 26: Afghanistan vs A2, Perth Stadium, Perth (11.30 AM IST)

October 26: England vs B1, Perth Stadium, Perth (4.30 PM IST)

October 27: New Zealand vs B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart (1.30 PM IST)

October 28: Afghanistan vs B1, Perth Stadium, Perth (11.30 AM IST)

October 28: Australia vs Windies, Perth Stadium, Perth (4.30 PM IST)

October 29: Pakistan vs A1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (8.30 AM IST)

October 29: India vs A2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (1.30 PM IST)

October 30: England vs South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (1.30 PM IST)

October 30: Windies vs B2, Perth Stadium, Perth (4.30 PM IST)

October 31: Pakistan vs New Zealand, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (9.30 AM IST)

October 31: Australia vs A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (2.30 PM IST)

November 1: South Africa vs Afghanistan, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (9.00 AM IST)

November 1: India vs England, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (1.30 PM IST)

November 2: A2 vs B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (8.30 AM IST)

November 2: New Zealand vs A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (2.30 PM IST)

November 3: Pakistan vs Windies, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (9.00 AM IST)

November 3: Australia vs B2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00 PM IST)

November 4: England vs Afghanistan, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (2.30 PM IST)

November 5: South Africa vs A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (9.00 AM IST)

November 5: India vs B1, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00 PM IST)

November 6: Pakistan vs B2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (8.30 AM IST)

November 6: Australia vs New Zealand, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (1.30 PM IST)

November 7: England vs A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (9.00 AM IST)

November 7: Windies vs A1, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (1.30 PM IST)

November 8: South Africa vs B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (8.30 AM IST)

November 8: India vs Afghanistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (1.30 PM IST)

Semi-finals
November 11: To be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (1.30 PM IST)

November 12: To be played at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00 PM IST)

November 15: To be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. (1.30 PM IST)

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