ICC Men T20 World Cup 2020 Final Fixtures

The final fixtures for the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia next year were announced by International Cricket Council (ICC). The premier event for Men’s T20 World Cup will run from 18 October 2020 – 15 November 2020. West Indies is defending champion of Men’s T20 World Cup.

Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea,Ireland, Namibia and Scotland have secured their places from the Qualifiers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This will be a standalone tournament for the first time with seven cities hosting the games in the land of Kangaroos.

Papua New Guinea, Ireland and Oman will join Sri Lanka in Group A of the first round, with the four teams competing in Geelong from October 18-22.

Cricket team of Sri Lanka and Ireland will play the opening match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 at Kardinia Park Stadium (KPR), South Geelong, in the Australian state of Victoria.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee CEO, Nick Hockley said in an official statement “We are thrilled to be welcoming Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea and Scotland to Australia for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020. We know that all 16 men’s teams will receive the warmest welcome and fantastic support from fans living here in Australia and those visiting from around the world,”.

Netherlands, Namibia and Scotland will join Bangladesh in Group B, with their matches taking place from October 19-23 at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Following the first-round games, the highest-placed team in Group A and the second-placed team in Group B will join Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies in Group 1 of the Super 12s.

India will play their first match of ICC T20 World Cup campaign against South Africa on October 24 at the Opus Stadium.

On the other hand, the first-placed team in Group B and the second-placed side in Group A join India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan in Group 2 of the Super 12. Host Australia will play their first game of the ICC T20 World Cup against Pakistan, at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday 24 October 2020.

At the meantime, women’s T20 World Cup also will be played in Australia. The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will start, from February 21- March 8.

The finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played on International Women’s Day. Defending champions Australia women’s team will play their opening match of the tournament against India women’s team on February 21, 2020.

Men’s tournament (October 18, 2020 to November 15, 2020)

Men T20 World Cup 2020

First round:

  • October 18: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong; Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong
  • October 19: Bangladesh vs Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania; Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
  • October 20: Qualifier A3 vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong; Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A2, Kardinia Park, South Geelong
  • October 21: Qualifier B3 vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania; Bangladesh vs Qualifier B2, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
  • October 22: Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong; Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong
  • October 23: Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania; Bangladesh vs Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania

Super 12:

  • October 24: Australia vs Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; India vs South Africa, Perth Stadium, Perth
  • October 25: A1 vs B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart; New Zealand vs Windies, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • October 26: Afghanistan vs A2, Perth Stadium, Perth; England vs B1, Perth Stadium, Perth
  • October 27: New Zealand vs B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart
  • October 28: Afghanistan vs B1, Perth Stadium, Perth; Australia vs Windies, Perth Stadium, Perth
  • October 29: Pakistan vs A1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; India vs A2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • October 30: England vs South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; Windies vs B2, Perth Stadium, Perth
  • October 31: Pakistan vs New Zealand, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane Australia vs A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
  • November 1: South Africa vs Afghanistan, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; India vs England, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • November 2: A2 vs B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; New Zealand vs A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
  • November 3: Pakistan vs Windies, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; Australia vs B2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • November 4: England vs Afghanistan, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
  • November 5: South Africa vs A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; India vs B1, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • November 6: Pakistan vs B2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne; Australia vs New Zealand, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • November 7: England vs A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide; Windies vs A1, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • November 8: South Africa vs B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; India vs Afghanistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
  • November 11: Semi-final 1 – TBD vs TBD, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
  • November 12: Semi-final 2 – TBD vs TBD, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • November 15: Final – TBD vs TBD, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.

Women’s tournament (February 21, 2020 to March 8, 2020)

Women T20 World Cup 2020
  • Group A: Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, Qualifier 1
  • Group B: England, West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan, Qualifier 2

Complete Schedule

  • February 21: Australia vs India, Spotless Stadium, Sydney
  • February 22: Windies vs Qualifier 2, WACA, Perth (2.00pm); New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, WACA, Perth
  • February 23: England vs South Africa, WACA Perth
  • February 224: Australia vs Sri Lanka, WACA Perth; India vs Qualifier 1, WACA Perth
  • February 26: England vs Qualifier 2, Manuka Oval, Canberra; Windies vs Pakistan, Manuka Oval, Canberra
  • February 27: India vs New Zealand, Junction Oval, Melbourne; Australia vs Qualifier 1, Manuka Oval, Canberra
  • February 28: South Africa vs Qualifier 2, Manuka Oval, Canberra; England vs Pakistan, Manuka Oval, Canberra
  • February 29: India vs Sri Lanka, Junction Oval, Melbourne; South Africa vs Pakistan, Spotless Stadium, Sydney
  • March 1: South Africa vs Pakistan, Spotless Stadium, Sydney; England vs Windies, Spotless Stadium, Sydney
  • March 2: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier 1, Junction Oval, Melbourne; Australia vs New Zealand, Junction Oval, Melbourne
  • March 3: Pakistan vs Qualifier 2, Spotless Stadium, Sydney; Windies vs South Africa, Spotless Stadium, Sydney
  • March 5: Semifinal 1, SCG, Sydney; Semifinal 2, SCG, Sydney
  • March 8: Final MCG, Melbourne

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