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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule Announced. Check IND vs PAK Start Date

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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule: In a massive development, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the schedule for upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 set to be played in Australia. The T20 tournament is scheduled to start from 16 October, 2022 and final will take place on 13 November at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Defending champions and hosts Australia will start their title defence against Trans-Tasmanian rivals New Zealand on 22 October at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule. IND vs PAK Start Date

The upcoming edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will have a total of 16 teams out of which only 12 sides will manage to qualify for the Super 12 stage of the competition. At this moment, the Group 1 of the Super 12 consists of Australia, England, New Zealand and Afghanistan while India, Pakistan, South Africa and Bangladesh are placed in the Group 2. The blockbuster clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan will take place on 23 October, 2022 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

First Round, Qualifying Matches

Oct. 16: Sri Lanka vs Namibia – 9:30am – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 16: Q2 vs Q3 – 1:30pm – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 17: West Indies vs Scotland – 9:30am – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 17: Q1 vs Q4 – 1:30pm – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 18: Namibia vs Q3 – 9:30am – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 18: Sri Lanka vs Q2 – 1:30pm – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 19: Scotland vs Q4 – 9:30am – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 19: West Indies vs Q1 -1:30pm – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 20: Sri Lanka vs Q3 – 9:30am – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 20: Namibia vs Q2 – 1:30 -pm – Kardinia Park, Geelong

Oct. 21: West Indies vs Q4 – 9:30am – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 21: Scotland vs Q1 – 1:30pm – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Super 12 Schedule

Oct. 22: Australia vs New Zealand – 12:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Oct. 22: England vs Afghanistan – 4:30pm – Perth Stadium

Oct. 23: A1 vs B2 – 9:30am – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 23: India vs Pakistan – 1:30pm – MCG, Melbourne

Oct. 24: Bangladesh vs A2 – 9:30am – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 24: South Africa vs B1 – 1:30pm – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Oct. 25: Australia vs A1 – 4:30pm – Perth Stadium

Oct. 26: England vs B2 – 9:30am – MCG, Melbourne

Oct. 26: New Zealand vs Afghanistan – 1:30pm – MCG, Melbourne

Oct. 27: South Africa vs Bangladesh – 8:30am – SCG, Sydney

Oct. 27: India vs A2 – 12:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Oct. 27: Pakistan vs B1 – 4:30pm – Perth Stadium, Perth

Oct. 28: Afghanistan vs B2 – 9:30am – MCG, Melbourne

Oct. 28: England vs Australia – 1:30pm – MCG, Melbourne

Oct. 29: New Zealand vs A1 – 1:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Oct. 30: Bangladesh vs B1 – 8:30am – The Gabba, Brisbane

Oct. 30: Pakistan vs A2 – 12:30pm – Perth Stadium, Perth

Oct. 30: India vs South Africa – 4:30pm – Perth Stadium, Perth

Oct. 31: Australia vs B2 – 1:30pm – The Gabba, Brisbane

Nov. 1: Afghanistan vs A1 – 9:30am – The Gabba, Brisbane

Nov. 1: England vs New Zealand- 1:30pm – The Gabba, Brisbane

Nov. 2: B1 vs A2 – 9:30am – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 2: India vs Bangladesh – 1:30pm – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 3: Pakistan vs South Africa – 1:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Nov. 4: New Zealand vs B2 – 9:30am – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 4: Australia vs Afghanistan – 1:30pm – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 5: England vs A1 – 1:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Nov. 6: South Africa vs A2 – 5:30am – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 6: Pakistan vs Bangladesh – 9:30am – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov. 6: India vs B1 – 1:30pm – MCG, Melbourne

Knockout Fixtures

Nov 9: Semi-final 1 – 1:30pm – SCG, Sydney

Nov 10: Semi-final 2 – 1:30pm – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Nov 13: Final – 1:30pm – MCG, Melbourne

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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Start Date

The qualifying round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be played from 16 October to 21 October, out of which as many as 4 teams will make it to the Super 12 stages. As of now, the Group A of the First Round features Sri Lanka and Namibia while the two-time T20 World Cup champions West Indies and Scotland are slotted in Group B. A total of four more teams will also join the two groups.

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Earlier, this edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup was supposed to happen in 2020 but the competition had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. The Cricket Australia (CA) then agreed to swap the hosting rights with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), who later hosted the ICC event in the UAE last year.

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Kuljyot Singh

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