ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Groups, Fixtures, Dates and Format

The International Cricket Council has unveiled the fixture list, groups and schedules of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 with the men’s edition of the marquee tournament being conducted from October 18 to November 15. The 2020 edition of the premier tournament of the shortest format of the game will be held in Australia across 13 venues and 8 cities with the first stage seeing the qualifying matches being played from October 18-23, involving Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and 6 other yet to be decided on teams. The main event will eventually begin on 24th October when hosts Australia and Pakistan will play in the tournament opener at the SCG.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020

The qualification stage for the world cup promises to make for a compelling viewing with Sri Lanka and three sides fighting it out in Group A for two spots in the main event while Group B will be made up of Bangladesh and 3 other countries that’ll be looking to complete the other two vacant spots.

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Ensuing the qualification process, the tournament will move to the main affair which will see a total of 12 sides battle it out for supremacy in the ICC T20 World Cup 2020. 8 sides have automatically qualified for the world cup with India and Pakistan being placed in different groups for the first time ever across all formats of the world cup owing to them being the top two sides in the world. Australia and England also find themselves placed in opposing groups, meaning we’ll have to wait until the semi-finals for a chance to witness two of the greatest and fiercest rivalries in world cricket.

The 12 sides will be divided into two groups of A and B with India finding their place in an expansive and competitive group B that will make for some frisky contests with England, Afghanistan, South Africa and two yet to be decided nations completing the group. Group A is made up of New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, West Indies and two qualifying nations.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020

India will get their tournament underway the ICC T20 World Cup on October 24, 2020 against South Africa in Perth. Placed in a tough Group B, India will then go on to playing a qualifier match at MCG in Melbourne. It will be followed by facing England at the same venue before their final two fixtures of the Super 12s against another qualifier and Afghanistan at the Adelaide and SCG, Sydney respectively.

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Hosts Australia will play the opening match of the tournament on October 24 in a day/night affair at the SCG. The first men’s semi-final will take place at the SCG on November 11, with the Adelaide Oval seeing the second semi-final the following night. Both matches will take place at 1:30 pm IST like the women’s final, the men’s final will be played at the MCG, on the evening of November 15, 2020 and will be telecasted in India at 2:00 pm.

Star Sports 1, 2, Hindi/HD will be telecasting the tournament in India in both English and Hindi. 

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Groups

ICC T20 World Cup 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule

Men’s qualifiers: October 18 – 23

Full Schedule: Group Stages( October 18-November 8)

Group Stages, October(All Timings Are In IST)

18th  October, 2020

 Sri Lanka v Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 8:30 am

Qualifier A2 v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 1:30 pm

19th  October, 2020

Bangladesh v Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 8:30 am

Qualifier B2 v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 1:30 pm

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20th  October, 2020

Qualifier A3 v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 8:30 am

Sri Lanka v Qualifier A2, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 1:30 pm

21st  October, 2020

Qualifier B3 v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 8:30 am

Bangladesh v Qualifier B2, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 1:30 pm

22nd  October, 2020

Qualifier A2 v Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 8:30 am

 Sri Lanka v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong, 1:30 pm

23rd  October, 2020

 Qualifier B2 v Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 8:30 am

 Bangladesh v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 1:30 pm

Super 12s:

24th  October, 2020

 Australia v Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 1:30 pm

 India v South Africa, Perth Stadium, Perth, 4:30 pm

25th  October, 2020

A1 v B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart, 8:30 am

 New Zealand v Windies, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1:30 pm

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26th  October, 2020

Afghanistan v A2, Perth Stadium, Perth, 11:30 am

England v B1, Perth Stadium, Perth, 4:30 pm

27th  October, 2020

 New Zealand v B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart, 1:30 pm

28th  October, 2020

Afghanistan v B1, Perth Stadium, Perth, 11:30 am

 Australia v Windies, Perth Stadium, Perth, 4:30 pm

29th  October, 2020

 Pakistan v A1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 8:30a m

 India v A2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1:30 pm

30th  October, 2020

 England v South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney. 1:30 pm

 Windies v B2, Perth Stadium, Perth, 4:30 pm

31st   October, 2020

 Pakistan v New Zealand, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, 9:30 am

 Australia v A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, 2:30 pm

November Schedule

1st  November, 2020

 South Africa v Afghanistan, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 9:00 am

India v England, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1:30 pm

2nd  November, 2020

 A2 v B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 8:30 am

 New Zealand v A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, 2:30 pm

3rd  November, 2020

 Pakistan v Windies, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 9:00 am

 Australia v B2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 2:00 pm

4th  November 2020

 England v Afghanistan, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, 2:30 pm

5th  November 2020

 South Africa v A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 9:00 am

 India v B1, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 2:00 pm

6th  November 2020

Pakistan v B2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 8:30 am

 Australia v New Zealand, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1:30 pm

7th  November 2020

 England v A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 9:00 am

 Windies v A1, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 1:30 pm

8th  November, 2020

 South Africa v B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 8:30 am

 India v Afghanistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 1:30 pm

Semi-Finals:

11th  November 2020 — Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 1:30 pm

12th  November 2020 — Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 1:30 pm

Final: 

15th  November 2020 — Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 2:00 pm

India men’s fixtures for ICC T20 World Cup, 2020

Super 12s: India vs South Africa at Perth Stadium, Perth on October 24,  2020

Super 12s: India vs A2 Qualifier at MCG, Melbourne on October 29, 2020

Super 12s: India vs England at MCG, Melbourne on November 1, 2020

Super 12s: India vs B1 Qualifier at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on November 5, 2020

Super 12s: India vs Afghanistan at SCG, Sydney on November 8, 2020

ICC Announces Fixtures Of T20 World Cup 2020

India women’s fixtures for ICC T20 World Cup, 2020

India vs Australia at Spotless Stadium, Sydney on February 21, 2020

India vs Qualifier at WACA, Perth on February 24, 2020

India vs New Zealand at Junction Oval, Melbourne on February 27, 2020

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India vs Sri Lanka at Junction Oval, Melbourne on February 29, 2020

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