The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially announced that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be held across 7 cities in Australia. The mega event will be starting from October 16 to November 13, 2022, and the tournament will have a total of 45 matches.
And the confirmed Venues for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 are – Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. Australia has won the recent edition of the T20 World Cup and they will look to defend the trophy on their home soil.
In an official press release, ICC stated – “The seven venues which will host the matches are Adelaide Oval, The Gabba, Kardinia Park Stadium, Bellerive Oval, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Perth Stadium, and Sydney Cricket Ground. The upcoming T20 World Cup will kick off on October 16 and will end with the final, to be contested under the lights at the Melbourne Cricket Ground”
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Local Organising Committee CEO, Michelle Enright said – “In exactly eleven months from today, Australia will host the next edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, bringing the world’s best and most dynamic players to our shores for an unmissable event in October and November next year. With the unprecedented disruptions over the past two years, bringing the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to Australia for the first time offers a perfect opportunity for fans across the whole country to experience the joy of a live global sporting event again.”
Eight teams have already qualified for next year’s tournament
Australia, New Zealand, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh have already qualified for next year’s tournament by finishing in the top-8 of the ICC Men’s T20 Team Rankings. And four more teams will join them in the group stages.
In less than one year we will witness the T20 World Cup once again and all the fans are excited after hearing the news.