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Defending Champions Australia to start the campaign against India in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

Australia Women won the ICC Women's World T20 2018 Final, to start the campaign against India in T20 World Cup 2020
Australia Women

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is scheduled to be held in Australia from February 21 to March 8 in 2020. In the same year, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be held from October 18 to November 15 down under. Prior to this, the tournament was known by the name World T20.

This will be the first occasion that the Women’s and Men’s tournaments will be organized as separate entities. The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground will play host to the finals of both the World Cups.

As far as the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is concerned, 10 teams will compete across 23 matches. There will be 13 different venues in Australia. The 10 teams will be divided into 2 groups of 5 each. While Australia, New Zealand, India and Sri Lanka form the Group A, England, Windies, South Africa and Pakistan lie in Group B.

One slot of each group will be filled by a qualifying team through a qualifier tournament to be held in 2019. The defending Champions Australia will kick off the tournament against India.

Groups for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

Women’s Group A Women’s Group B
Australia England
New Zealand Windies
India South Africa
Sri Lanka Pakistan
Qualifier 1 Qualifier 2

Fixtures for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

Date Match Details Time Venue

Group Matches

21 February, 2020 Australia vs India 7.00pm (Local) Spotless Stadium, Sydney
22 February, 2020 Windies vs Qualifier 2 2.00pm (Local) WACA, Perth
22 February, 2020 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 7.00pm (Local) WACA, Perth
23 February, 2020 England vs South Africa, 7.00pm (Local) WACA Perth
24 February, 2020 Australia vs Sri Lanka 2.00pm (Local) WACA, Perth
24 February, 2020 India vs Qualifier 1 7.00pm (Local) WACA Perth
26 February, 2020 England vs Qualifier 2 2.00pm (Local) Manuka Oval, Canberra
26 February, 2020 Windies vs Pakistan 7.00pm (Local) Manuka Oval, Canberra
27 February, 2020 India vs New Zealand 2.00pm (Local) Junction Oval, Melbourne
27 February, 2020 Australia vs Qualifier 1 7.00pm (Local) Manuka Oval, Canberra
28 February, 2020 South Africa vs Qualifier 2 2.00pm (Local) Manuka Oval, Canberra
28 February, 2020 England vs Pakistan 7.00pm (Local) Manuka Oval, Canberra
29 February, 2020 New Zealand vs Q1 10.00am (Local) Junction Oval, Melbourne
29 February, 2020 India vs Sri Lanka 2.00pm (Local) Junction Oval, Melbourne
1 March, 2020 South Africa vs Pakistan 2.00pm (Local) Spotless Stadium, Sydney
1 March, 2020 England vs Windies 7.00pm (Local) Spotless Stadium, Sydney
2 March, 2020 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier 1 2.00pm (Local) Junction Oval, Melbourne
2 March, 2020 Australia vs New Zealand 7.00pm (Local) Junction Oval, Melbourne
3 March, 2020 Pakistan vs Qualifier 2 2.00pm (Local) Spotless Stadium, Sydney
3 March, 2020 Windies vs South Africa 7.00pm (Local) Spotless Stadium, Sydney

Semifinal 1

5 March, 2020 TBC vs TBC 2.00pm (Local) SCG, Sydney

Semifinal 2

5 March, 2020 TBC vs TBC 7.00pm (Local) SCG, Sydney

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, Final

8 March, 2020 TBC vs TBC 7.00pm (Local) MCG, Melbourne

On the other hand, the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 will feature 12 teams. They will compete in 45 matches to determine the champions. The top 8 teams in the rankings as of December 31, 2018, have earned a direct place in the Super 12 round.

Pakistan, Australia, Windies, New Zealand have been kept in Group A. The Group B comprises of India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan. Two qualifying teams will find a place in each of the 2 groups. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, who are ranked 9th and 10th respectively, will take part in the qualifying tournament. Pakistan will take on Australia in the opening encounter of the World Cup.

Groups for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020

Men’s Group A Men’s Group B
Pakistan India
Australia England
Windies South Africa
New Zealand Afghanistan
Qualifier 1 Qualifier 3
Qualifier 2 Qualifier 4

Fixtures for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020

Date Match Details Time Venue

First round

18 October, 2020 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A3 2.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
18 October, 2020 Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A4 7.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
19 October, 2020 Bangladesh vs Qualifier B3 2.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
19 October, 2020 Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B4 7.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
20 October, 2020 Qualifier A3 vs Qualifier A4 2.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
20 October, 2020 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A2 7.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
21 October, 2020 Qualifier B3 vs Qualifier B4 2.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
21 October, 2020 Bangladesh vs Qualifier B2 7.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
22 October, 2020 Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier A3 2.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
22 October, 2020 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier A4 7.00pm (Local) Kardinia Park, South Geelong
23 October, 2020 Qualifier B2 vs Qualifier B3 2.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania
23 October, 2020 Bangladesh vs Qualifier B4 7.00pm (Local) Bellerive Oval, Tasmania

Super 12

24 October, 2020 Australia vs Pakistan 7.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
24 October, 2020 India vs South Africa 7.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
25 October, 2020 A1 vs B2 2.00pm (Local) Blundstone Arena, Hobart
25 October, 2020 New Zealand vs Windies 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
26 October, 2020 Afghanistan vs A2 2.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
26 October, 2020 England vs B1 7.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
27 October, 2020 New Zealand vs B2 7.00pm (Local) Blundstone Arena, Hobart
28 October, 2020 Afghanistan vs B1 2.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
28 October, 2020 Australia vs Windies 7.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
29 October, 2020 Pakistan vs A1 2.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
29 October, 2020 India vs A2 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
30 October, 2020 England vs South Africa 2.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
30 October, 2020 Windies vs B2 7.00pm (Local) Perth Stadium, Perth
31 October, 2020 Pakistan vs New Zealand 2.00pm (Local)
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
31 October, 2020 Australia vs A1 7.00pm (Local)
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
1 November, 2020 South Africa vs Afghanistan 2.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
1 November, 2020 India vs England 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
2 November, 2020 A2 vs B1 2.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
2 November, 2020 New Zealand vs A1 7.00pm (Local)
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
3 November, 2020 Pakistan vs Windies 2.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
3 November, 2020 Australia vs B2 7.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
4 November, 2020 England vs Afghanistan 7.00pm (Local)
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
5 November, 2020 South Africa vs A2 2.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
5 November, 2020 India vs B1 7.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
6 November, 2020 Pakistan vs B2 2.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
6 November, 2020 Australia vs New Zealand 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
7 November, 2020 England vs A2 2.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
7 November, 2020 Windies vs A1 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
8 November, 2020 South Africa vs B1 2.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
8 November, 2020 India vs Afghanistan 7.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Semi-finals

11 November, 2020 TBC vs TBC 7.00pm (Local) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
12 November, 2020 TBC vs TBC 7.00pm (Local) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, Final

15 November, 2020 TBC vs TBC 7.00pm (Local)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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