ICC T20 World Cup 2020 scheduled to start from October 18 to November 15 as the seventh ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament in Australia. The tournament format changed from the previous T20 World Cup 2016 group stage to Super 12. T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule – top eight teams on the ICC T20 Rankings directly qualified for the Super 12 including the host nation Australia.
From the associate members of ICC, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh didn’t feel eligible for the Super 12 stage of the tournament. The Group stage of the tournament is scheduled to start from October 18 while Super 12 on October 24 with the opening match Australia vs Pakistan. Eight teams have already qualified for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2020 Super 12 while four teams to advance from the first round of the tournament.
Total 45 games scheduled as of 12 from the first phase, 30 from Super 12, two semi-finals and final on November 15, 2020. Great news that ICC T20 World Cup 2020 has debutant teams as Papua New Guinea became the first team to qualify for 2020 Men’s ICC T20 World Cup.
Netherland also directly qualified for the T20 World Cup by winning Group B from the qualifier tournament. There are eight teams in the round one of the World Cup tournaments that divided into two groups.
Advance to Super 12
The first round of the 2020 World Cup T20 Scheduled at Kardinia Park, Geelong from October 18, 2020. Kardinia Park Cricket Ground to host six games between four teams of Group A from the first round of the tournament. The top two teams from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Points Table will advance the Super 12 in the second phase of the competition. Group A consist of (Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Ireland, Oman) that will be named as A1 and A2.
According to the ICC T20 World Cup, 2020 format Team A1 will advance to Super 12 and will join Group 1 while A2 will join Group B of the Super 12. There are two games every day for the first round of the tournament. The first match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule at Kardinia Park to start at 02:00 PM while the second match at 07:00 PM Australian Standard Time. There will be a great contest between these teams to qualify for the Super 12 stage of the tournament.
Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule – SL to play three games against Ireland, Papua New Guinea, and Oman to qualify for the Super 12. All teams in this group are supposed three games and the top two teams from Group 1 of the first round to play Super 12 or second round. Kardinia Park will host six matches of ICC T20 World Cup 2020 for the first round on October 18, 20 and 22 each day two games.
Group A Fixture
|18-Oct-20||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||Kardinia Park, Geelong||14:00|
|18-Oct-20||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||Kardinia Park, Geelong||19:00|
|20-Oct-20||Ireland vs Oman||Kardinia Park, Geelong||14:00|
|20-Oct-20||Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea||Kardinia Park, Geelong||19:00|
|22-Oct-20||Papua New Guinea vs Ireland||Kardinia Park, Geelong||14:00|
|22-Oct-20||Sri Lanka vs Oman||Kardinia Park, Geelong||19:00|
The first round of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 schedule – Group B first game to start as Bangladesh vs Namibia on October 19, 2020. Group B of the first round of the T20 WC 2020 includes Bangladesh, Netherland, Namibia, and Scotland. Netherland directly qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 by winning the qualifier tournament in the second phase of the competition.
Namibia is the only team in this group and debutant team of ICC T20 WC 2020 that qualified for the first time. Top two teams from Group B on T20 World Cup Standings will advance to the Super 12 or second phase of the tournament. B1 will join Group B of Super 12 while B2 to join Group A in Super 12. According to the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule, Bangladesh to face Namibia, Netherland, and Scotland respectively.
Bangladesh T20 World Cup 2020 schedule – the second match BAN vs Netherland scheduled on October 21, 2020. According to the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, the first match of Group B is scheduled between Bangladesh and Namibia followed by the Netherland vs Scotland. A total of six games scheduled at Bellerive Oval, Hobart for Group B teams (Bangladesh, Netherland, Namibia, and Scotland).
Bellerive Oval Cricket Ground to host six games of ICC T20 WC 2020 this year on October 19, 21 and 23. The first game of the particular day to start at 02:00 PM while second at 07:00 Local Time (Australian Standard Time).
Group B Fixture
|19-Oct-20||Bangladesh vs Namibia||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||14:00|
|19-Oct-20||Netherland vs Scotland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||19:00|
|21-Oct-20||Namibia vs Scotland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||14:00|
|21-Oct-20||Bangladesh vs the Netherlands||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||19:00|
|23-Oct-20||Netherland vs Namibia||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||14:00|
|23-Oct-20||Bangladesh vs Scotland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||19:00|
Super 12 Round
What is Super 12? According to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the top eight teams have already qualified for the WC while four teams TBC from the first round of the tournament. Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies from Group A have already qualified for the Super 12. From Group B, India, South Africa, England, and Afghanistan reached in Super 12 stage of the tournament.
While four teams from the first phase of the tournament to qualify for Super 12. Group A includes Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Ireland and Oman where SL and Ireland are probable to be eligible for next Super 12. Group B consists of four teams including Bangladesh, Namibia, Netherland, and Scotland.
Super 12 Group A
The main phase of the tournament for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 schedule to start from Sydney Cricket Ground with the opening game between Pakistan and the host nation. Total 15 matches between six teams in this group scheduled at different venues of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.
Super 12 Group 1 Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, and West Indies have already qualified for this round. While two more teams to join this group from the first round of 2020 T20 WC Group A and Group B.
Super 12 Group A Teams
- New Zealand
- West Indies
- A1 (First Round)
- B2 (First Round)
Group A Fixture
|24-Oct-20||Australia vs Pakistan||SCG Sydney||19:00|
|25-Oct-20||A1 vs B2||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||14:00|
|25-Oct-20||New Zealand vs West Indies||MCG Melbourne||19:00|
|27-Oct-20||New Zealand vs B2||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||19:00|
|28-Oct-20||Australia vs West Indies||Perth Stadium, Perth||19:00|
|29-Oct-20||Pakistan vs A1||SCG Sydney||14:00|
|30-Oct-20||West Indies vs B2||Perth Stadium, Perth||19:00|
|31-Oct-20||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Gabba, Brisbane||14:00|
|31-Oct-20||Australia vs A1||Gabba, Brisbane||19:00|
|2-Nov-20||New Zealand vs A1||Gabba, Brisbane||19:00|
|3-Nov-20||Pakistan vs West Indies||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||14:00|
|3-Nov-20||Australia vs B2||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||19:00|
|6-Nov-20||Pakistan vs B2||MCG, Melbourne||14:00|
|6-Nov-20||Australia vs New Zealand||MCG, Melbourne||19:00|
|7-Nov-20||West Indies vs A1||MCG, Melbourne||19:00|
Super 12 Group B
According to the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 – Four teams have already qualified from the ICC T20 team rankings. Group B of Super 12 includes India, South Africa, England and Afghanistan while two teams join from the first round of the tournament. According to the T20 World Cup 2020 schedule, we have two great contests on the opening day of the Super 12 stage.
Except for the Pakistan vs Australia first game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, India to face South Africa on the same day. According to the Twenty2020 World Cup, this opening game between India and South Africa scheduled at Perth Stadium Perth. If we have a single game on any day, it will start at 07:00 PM local South Australian Time table. England to play the first match of T20 World Cup 2020 against B1 the team that will advance to Super 12 from Group B of the first round of the tournament.
Afghanistan to play their first game of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup against A2 the team that will push to Super 12 from Group A. Super 12 Group B matches, to be hosted by Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground. Two teams from the first round of the tournament will face India, Afghanistan, South Africa, and England.
Group B of Super 12 will have a team at the second position of ICC Super 12 T20 World Cup 2020 points table during the first team from Group B. The teams named as A2 (second at the standing table) and B1 (Group B 1st team at the points table.
Super 12 Group A Teams
- South Africa
Group B Fixture
|24-Oct-20||India vs South Africa||Perth Stadium, Perth||19:00|
|26-Oct-20||Afghanistan vs A2||Perth Stadium, Perth||14:00|
|26-Oct-20||England vs B1||Perth Stadium, Perth||19:00|
|28-Oct-20||Afghanistan vs B1||Perth Stadium, Perth||14:00|
|29-Oct-20||India vs A2||MCG, Melbourne||19:00|
|30-Oct-20||England vs South Africa||SCG, Sydney||19:00|
|1-Nov-20||Afghanistan vs South Africa||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||14:00|
|1-Nov-20||England vs India||MCG, Melbourne||19:00|
|2-Nov-20||A2 vs B1||SCG, Sydney||19:00|
|4-Nov-20||England vs Afghanistan||Gabba, Brisbane||19:00|
|5-Nov-20||South Africa vs A2||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||14:00|
|5-Nov-20||India vs B1||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||19:00|
|7-Nov-20||England vs A2||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||14:00|
|8-Nov-20||South Africa vs B1||SCG, Sydney||14:00|
|8-Nov-20||Afghanistan vs India||SCG, Sydney||19:00|
According to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 tournament format – the top four teams from the Super 12 will straightaway qualify for the T20 World Cup 2020 semi-final. The tournament is based on knock-out format in semi-finals as there are no pre-quarter or semi-finals.
The first semi-final of ICC T20 World Cup 2020 scheduled at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on November 11, 2020. The second semi-final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 scheduled at Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground on November 12, 2020. Both semi-final games followed by the day to start at 07:00 PM local time (Australian Standard Time).
|11-Nov-20||TBC vs TBC||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||19:00|
|12-Nov-20||TBC vs TBC||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide||19:00|
As per ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule – T20 WC 2020 Final game is scheduled at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 15, 2020. The final match of the T20 World Cup to contested between the winners of the Semi-Final one and Semi-Final 2.
|15-Nov-20||TBC vs TBC||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne||19:00|