T20 World Cup 2020: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the fixtures for the World Cup 2020 to be held in Australia. The top 12 teams are divided into two groups in the men category, Group A consists of Pakistan, Australia, West Indies, New Zealand, and two qualifier teams, Group B consist of India, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, two qualifier teams. The ICC Men T20 World Cup 2020 will start from October 18 and the final will be played on November 15, 2020.
The ICC women World Cup 2020 will begin from February 21 and the final will be played on March 8, 2020. The top 10 teams are divided into two groups, Group A includes Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka and Qualifier 1, Group B includes England, West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan and Qualifier 2.
This is the first time two World Cups are held in the same year and in the same country. The World Cup finals for both the men’s and women’s category will be played at the biggest cricket stadium, the Melbourne Cricket ground.
“Whenever we host an event in Australia we know we can guarantee the one billion cricket fans around the world a great show,” ICC chief executive David Richardson said.
“Outstanding venues. Noisy, passionate, knowledgeable fans. Exciting cricket. This is the perfect combination for a T20 World Cup.”
“To hold two T20 World Cup finals at the world’s largest cricket stadium in front of 92,000 people with hundreds of millions more watching around the world is a particularly exciting prospect,” Richardson added.
The ICC #T20WorldCup 2020 fixture launch to be streamed live worldwide via the official tournament website!
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) January 28, 2019