The ICC T20 World Cup is an international cricket competition for the Twenty20 format of the game. First held in 2007, there have been 6 editions of the competition so far.
The last competition was held in India in 2016, with the West Indies defeating England in the final by 4 wickets.
When is the T20 World Cup?
The ICC T20 World Cup was generally held every 2 years, however with the last competition last held in 2016 there will of been a 4 year gap.
The 2020 ICC T20 World Cup is set to take place between the 18th October and 15th November 2020.
Where is the T20 World Cup?
The 2020 ICC T20 World Cup is being hosted by Australia for the first time, at the following venues:
- Adelaide – Adelaide Oval (Capacity – 53,500)
- Brisbane – The Gabba (Capacity – 42,000)
- Canberra – Manuka Oval (Capacity – 12,000)
- Geelong – Kardinia Park (Capacity – 34,000)
- Hobart – Bellerive Oval (Capacity – 20,000)
- Melbourne – Melbourne Cricket Ground (Capacity – 100,024)
- Perth – Perth Stadium (Capacity – 55,000)
- Sydney – Sydney Cricket Ground (Capacity – 46,000)
The Final will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the 15th November 2020.
Who is competing in the T20 World Cup?
There are 16 teams due to compete in the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup. Australia have qualified as hosts, with the 9 best teams as of 31st December 2018 in the ICC T20I Championships (who also played in the last edition of the World Twenty20) also set to compete: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies.
The remaining 6 places were decided by the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier held in the UAE with the following nations qualifying: Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea and Scotland.
How do I get there?
There are major airports within reach of all of the grounds at Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Between them, they serve the majority of the world’s destinations.
Where to stay in Australia
How do I get tickets for the T20 Word Cup?
Tickets for the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup are now on sale, with prices starting at just starting $5 for Children and $20 for Adults. To purchase tickets and for further ticket information, please visit the official website here.
Where and when is the next T20 World Cup?
Following the 2020 edition, the next ICC T20 World Cup is set to be held in India in October/November 2021 as a replacement for the now scrapped ICC Champions Trophy.
Further tournament and venue information will appear here once announced.
T20 World Cup Official Website: www.t20worldcup.com/
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