Reigning champions Australia will host the T20 World Cup 2022 this year, with the month-long tournament scheduled to begin on October 16.
Australia is the current favorite after their victory in 2021, but there will be plenty of contenders.
T20 World Cup groups
The first phase of the T20 World Cup includes eight teams who had to go through the qualification.
|Group A||Group B|
|Namibia, Sri Lanka, United Arab, Emirates, Netherlands||Ireland, Scotland, Zimbabwe, weWest Indies|
The next group stage will consist of the teams that have already qualified and the top four teams from the first stage.
|Group 1||Group 2|
|AustraliaAfghanistanEnglandNew ZealandWinner Group ARunner-Up Group B||BangladeshIndiaPakistanSouth AfricaWinner Group BRunner-Up Group A|
T20 World Cup 2022 full schedule
This year’s T20 World Cup will begin on Sunday, October 16 with a clash between Sri Lanka and Namibia.
The final will be held on Sunday, November 13 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
|Sun. Oct 16||3pm AEDT||Namibia 7/163 def. Sri Lanka 108||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Sun. Oct 16||7pm AEDT||Netherlands 7/112 def. UAE 8/111||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Mon. Oct 17||3pm AEDT||Scotland 5/160 def. West Indies 118||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Mon. Oct 17||7pm AEDT||Zimbabwe 7/174 def. Ireland 9/143||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Tue. Oct 18||3pm AEDT||Namibia vs Netherlands||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Tue. Oct 18||7pm AEDT||Sri Lanka vs United Arab Emirates||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Wed. Oct 19||3pm AEDT||Ireland vs Scotland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Wed. Oct 19||7pm AEDT||Zimbabwe vs West Indies||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Thu. Oct 20||3pm AEDT||Netherlands vs Sri Lanka||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Thu. Oct 20||7pm AEDT||Namibia vs United Arab Emirates||Kardinia Park, Geelong|
|Fri. Oct 21||3pm AEDT||Ireland vs West Indies||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Fri. Oct 21||7pm AEDT||Scotland vs Zimbabwe||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Sat. Oct 22||6pm AEDT||Australia vs New Zealand||SCG, Sydney|
|Sat. Oct 22||10pm AEDT||England vs Afghanistan||Optus Stadium, Perth|
|Sun. Oct 23||3pm AEDT||Winner Group A vs Runner-Up Group B||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Sun. Oct 23||7pm AEDT||India vs Pakistan||MCG, Melbourne|
|Mon. Oct 24||3pm AEDT||Bangladesh vs Runner-Up Group A||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Mon. Oct 24||7pm AEDT||South Africa vs Winner Group B||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|Tue. Oct 25||10pm AEDT||Australia vs Winner Group A||Optus Stadium, Perth|
|Wed. Oct 26||3pm AEDT||England vs Runner-Up Group B||MCG, Melbourne|
|Wed. Oct 26||7pm AEDT||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||MCG, Melbourne|
|Thu. Oct 27||2pm AEDT||South Africa vs Bangladesh||SCG, Sydney|
|Thu. Oct 27||6pm AEDT||India vs Runner-Up Group A||SCG, Sydney|
|Fri. Oct 28||3pm AEDT||Afghanistan vs Runner-Up Group B||MCG, Melbourne|
|Fri. Oct 28||7pm AEDT||Australia vs England||MCG, Melbourne|
|Sat. Oct 29||7pm AEDT||New Zealand vs Winner Group A||SCG, Sydney|
|Sun. Oct 30||2pm AEDT||Bangladesh vs Winner Group B||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|Sun. Oct 30||6pm AEDT||Pakistan vs Runner-Up Group A||Optus Stadium, Perth|
|Sun. Oct 30||10pm AEDT||India vs South Africa||Optus Stadium, Perth|
|Mon. Oct 31||7pm AEDT||Australia vs Runner-Up Group B||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|Tue. Nov 1||3pm AEDT||Afghanistan vs Winner Group A||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|Tue. Nov 1||7pm AEDT||England vs New Zealand||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|Wed. Nov 2||3pm AEDT||Winner Group B vs Runner-Up Group A||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Wed. Nov 2||7pm AEDT||India vs Bangladesh||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Thu. Nov 3||7pm AEDT||Pakistan vs South Africa||SCG, Sydney|
|Fri. Nov 4||3pm AEDT||New Zealand vs Runner-Up Group B||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Fri. Nov 4||7pm AEDT||Australia vs Afghanistan||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Sat. Nov 5||7pm AEDT||England vs Winner Group A||SCG, Sydney|
|Sun. Nov 6||11am AEDT||South Africa vs Runner-Up Group A||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Sun. Nov 6||3pm AEDT||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Sun. Nov 6||7pm AEDT||India vs Winner Group B||MCG, Melbourne|
|Wed. Nov 9||7pm AEDT||Semi-Final 1 (TBA vs TBA)||SCG, Sydney|
|Thu. Nov 10||7pm AEDT||Semi-Final 2 (TBA vs TBA)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|Sun. Nov 13||7pm AEDT||Final (TBA vs TBA)||MCG, Melbourne|
ICC Men`s T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule
The eighth edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is scheduled for 2022 and will be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13, 2022. The tournament was originally scheduled to be held in the month of July 2020 but the tournament has been postponed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to Covid-19. Australia was also announced by the ICC to host the rescheduled tournament in 2022. Cricket fans have been waiting for the first match of the first day since the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 schedule. Preparations for the ongoing tournament have already started while the main competition will begin within a month.
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is widely anticipated by cricket fans, as it will bring excitement and life into their monotonous lifestyle. As per the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 schedule, Sri Lanka’s match against Namibia at Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong will serve as the first game of the tournament. The semi-finals will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval on November 9 and 10 respectively. The final match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 13 November 2022. According to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 schedule, India and Pakistan will face each other on October 23 in the opening match.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Warm-up matches
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 warm-up matches for all 16 teams will be held in Melbourne and Brisbane. The warm-up games for the first-round teams will take place between October 10 and 13, with games split between the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Junction Oval. On October 17 and 19, the teams that qualified for direct play in the Super 12 round will play their warm-up matches in Brisbane.
Due to the unprecedented surge in COVID, the location of the latest edition was changed from India to the United Arab Emirates. Australia won the first T20 World Cup by defeating New Zealand by seven wickets in the championship match.
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