ICC has released the schedule and match fixtures for the ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020. The Australia cricket board is all set to host both men and women T20 world cup together next year in Australia. Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played from October 18 to November 15, 2020. The top 16 best men’s teams will play 45 matches during the tournament including the finals at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Details of Men’s T20 world cup Australia 2020
- Venues: 7 cities including Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Geelong, Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart — will host 45 matches between 16 teams.
- Pakistan is at the top spot in ICC rankings followed by India, England, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
- ICC has split the top 8 teams into 2 pools; A & B. Pool A has Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies. While Pool B carries India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan.
- In the first part of the T20 World Cup Australia 2020, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, who are at the bottom of the ICC ranking table, will play with rest 4 qualifier teams after which top 4 teams out of 6 will move ahead and join the 8 teams in the Super 12 round.
- The tournament will then turn into a knockout battle, and rest path leads to the semis and finals of the men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2020.
Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played from October 18 to November 15, 2020.
Group 1: Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, Qualifier, Qualifier
Group 2: India, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, Qualifier, Qualifier
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 full fixtures/draws
Oct 24: Australia v Pakistan at SCG
Oct 24: India v South Africa at Perth Stadium
Oct 25: New Zealand v West Indies at MCG
Oct 25: QA1 v QB2 at Bellerive Oval
Oct 26: Afghanistan v QA2 at Perth Stadium
Oct 26: England v QB1 at Perth Stadium
Oct 27: New Zealand v QB2 at Bellerive Oval
Oct 28: Afghanistan v QB1 at Perth Stadium
Oct 28: Australia v West Indies at Perth Stadium
Oct 29: India v QA2 at MCG
Oct 29: Pakistan v QA1 at SCG
Oct 30: England v South Africa at SCG
Oct 30: West Indies v QB2 at Perth Stadium
Oct 31: Pakistan v New Zealand at The Gabba
Oct 31: Australia v QA1 at The Gabba
Nov 1: India v England at MCG
Nov 1: South Africa v Afghanistan at Adelaide Oval
Nov 2: QA2 v QB1 at SCG
Nov 2: New Zealand v QA1 at The Gabba
Nov 3: Pakistan v West Indies at Adelaide Oval
Nov 3: Australia v QB2 at Adelaide Oval
Nov 4: England v Afghanistan at The Gabba
Nov 5: South Africa v QA2 at Adelaide Oval
Nov 5: India v QB1 at Adelaide Oval
Nov 6: Pakistan v QB2 at MCG
Nov 6: Australia v New Zealand at MCG
Nov 7: West Indies v QA1 at MCG
Nov 7: England v QA2 at Adelaide Oval
Nov 8: South Africa v QB1 at SCG
Nov 8: India v Afghanistan at SCG
Nov 11: SCG
Nov 12: Adelaide Oval
Nov 15: MCG