ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 all set to commence on October
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is gearing up to begin on 16th October 2022 and will end on 13th November 2022. Australia is set to be the host of the upcoming lucrative event. The tournament was originally supposed to take place in 2020, however, the pandemic came in the way of the Men’s T20 World Cup and ICC had to call it off.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) however, in July also confirmed that Australia would host the rearranged tournament.
Behind the scenes of ICC T20 World Cup 2022
The ICC announced in2018 that the Men’s T20 World Cup would replace the already planned 2021 ICC Champions Trophy. The announcement was after ICC granted full international status to Twenty20 matches played between member sides from 1 Jan 2019.
In Oct 2019, a report stated that the ICC could discard the T20 World Cup qualifier. The match could have been the ladder to the qualification to the T20 World Cup.
Qualified Teams for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
|Means of Qualification||Date||Venue||Berths||Qualified|
|Host Nation||7 August 2020||1||Australia|
|2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup||November 2021||UAE, Oman||11||Afghanistan Bangladesh England India Namibia New Zealand Pakistan Scotland South Africa Sri Lanka West Indies|
|Global Qualifier A||18-24 February 2022||Oman||2||Ireland United Arab Emirates|
|Global Qualifier B||11-17 July 2022||Zimbabwe||2|
Venues picked for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
ICC confirmed the venues that will host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on 15th November 2021. The host cities are Brisbane, Adelaide, Geelong, Hobart, Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney. The semi-finals are to be held at Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval. The finals will take place in the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
|Stadiums||Adelaide Oval||The Gabba||Kardinia Park||Bellerive Oval||Perth Stadium||Melbourne Cricket Ground||Sydney Cricket Ground|