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And as the world goes back to normal after the pandemic, the sports enthusiasts are all set to enjoy their favorite games again. With the current season of Tata IPL T20 coming to an end, cricket buffs are not eyeing the ICC T20 World Cup men.  Australia is the defending champion of the trophy and the host this year. 

The T20 World Cup championship would follow a similar structure as in the last series, where 16 teams compete for a spot in the super 12, and then the series would commence. Cricket enthusiasts around the world are excited to learn more about the upcoming T20 contests. Cricket lovers around the globe would be glued to their television sets to watch and cheer their favorite teams in the competition and witness a new winner.

The schedule for the qualifier matches as well as the actual matches that will be played this year has been released by the ICC. The official itinerary for the Men’s T20 World Cup is released with the list of final venues for the global event. 

The qualifiers for Group A were played in February 2022 in Oman, and the qualifiers for group B  would be played in July 2022 in Zimbabwe. The super 12 would start competing on 23rd October 2022. The 28 days series would finally conclude on 13th November 2022.

Global Qualifier Group A

  • Bahrain 
  • Canada 
  • Germany 
  • Ireland 
  • Nepal 
  • Oman
  • Philippines 
  • The United Arab Emirates 

Qualified teams from Qualifier A = United Arab Emirates & Ireland

Global Qualifier Group B

  • Hong Kong
  •  Jersey
  •  Netherlands
  •  Papua New Guinea
  •  Singapore
  •  Uganda
  •  United States
  •  Zimbabwe

The qualifiers for Global Qualifier Group B are scheduled for July 2022, Zimbabwe

Qualified teams from Qualifier B = TBC

Let’s see the Schedule, Points Table, Time Table, and Teams for the series. 

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T20 World Cup Teams in 2022

Group 1

  • South Africa
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Winner team from Group B of the Qualifier matches
  • Runner-up team from Group A of Qualifier matches

Group 2

  • England
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Afghanistan
  • Winner team from Group A of the Qualifier matches
  • Runner-up team from Group B of Qualifier matches

T20 Match Schedule 

The final schedule for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is released. For now, there are no changes expected in the schedule. The series would feature a total of 45 matches including the semi-finals and finals. The final match that decides the new world champions for T20 World Cup Season 8, will be played in Melbourne. 

No                            Match      Date
1 Sri Lanka vs Namibia 16-Oct-22
2 Qualifier 2 vs Qualifier 3 16-Oct-22
3 West Indies vs Scotland 17-Oct-22
4 Qualifier 1 vs Qualifier 4 17-Oct-22
5 Namibia vs Qualifier 3 18-Oct-22
6 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier 2 18-Oct-22
7 Scotland vs Qualifier 4 19-Oct-22
8 West Indies vs Qualifier 1 19-Oct-22
9 Sri Lanka vs Qualifier 3 20-Oct-22
10 Namibia vs Qualifier 2 20-Oct-22
11 West Indies vs Qualifier 4 21-Oct-22
12 Scotland vs Qualifier 1 21-Oct-22
13 New Zealand vs Australia 22-Oct-22
14 England vs Afghanistan 22-Oct-22
15 Group-A Winner vs Group-B Runner-up 23-Oct-22
16 India vs Pakistan 23-Oct-22
17 Bangladesh vs Group-A Runner-up 24-Oct-22
18 South Africa vs Group-B Winner 24-Oct-22
19 Australia vs Group-A Winner 25-Oct-22
20 England vs Group-B Runner-up 26-Oct-22
21 New Zealand vs Afghanistan 26-Oct-22
22 South Africa vs Bangladesh 27-Oct-22
23 India vs Group-A Runner-up 27-Oct-22
24 Pakistan vs Group B Winner 27-Oct-22
25 Afghanistan vs Group-B Runner-up 28-Oct-22
26 England vs Australia 28-Oct-22
27 New Zealand vs Group-A Winner 29-Oct-22
28 Bangladesh vs Group-B Winner 30-Oct-22
29 Pakistan vs Group-A Runner-up 30-Oct-22
30 India vs South Africa 30-Oct-22
31 Australia vs Group-B Runner-up 31-Oct-22
32 Afghanistan vs Group-A Winner 01-Nov-22
33 England vs New Zealand 01-Nov-22
34 Group B Winner vs Group-A Runner-up 02-Nov-22
35 India vs Bangladesh 02-Nov-22
36 Pakistan vs South Africa 03-Nov-22
37 New Zealand vs Group-B Runner-up 04-Nov-22
38 Australia vs Afghanistan 04-Nov-22
39 England vs Group-A Winner 05-Nov-22
40 South Africa vs Group-A Runner-up 06-Nov-22
41 Pakistan vs Bangladesh 06-Nov-22
42 India vs Group-B Winner 06-Nov-22
43 1st Semi-Final 09-Nov-22
44 2nd Semi-Final 10-Nov-22
45 Final 13-Nov-22

T20 World Cup 2022 Venue

As already shared, Australia would play host to the T20 World Cup Championship this year. The ICC has announced the venues for the game commencing on 16th October 2022. 

The following is a list of the locations where the matches will be held.

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne 
  • Simond Stadium, Geelong
  • Bellerive Oval, Hobart 
  • The Gabba, Brisbane
  • Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 
  • Perth Stadium, Perth 

These venues have witnessed historic matches in the past and are all set to see more excitement, fun, and thrill this year. With the hosts defending the title and the Carribeans being the only team that has won the title twice, this would be an amazing series to enjoy. 

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T20 World Cup 2022 Points Table

Because we all know that the ICC matchups between the Super-12 teams will begin in October, the points table will be updated every time the final result is announced for each match.

Group-1 Points Table

Rank Team Matches Won Lost Draw

PTS

1

Australia 0 0 0 0

0

2

England 0 0 0 0

0

3

Afghanistan 0 0 0 0

0

4

New Zealand 0 0 0 0

0

5

Group-A Winner 0 0 0 0

0

6

Group-B Winner 0 0 0 0

0

 

Group-2 Points Table

Rank

Team

Matches

Won

Lost

Draw

PTS

1

India

0 0 0 0 0

2

South Africa

0 0 0 0 0

3

Pakistan

0 0 0 0

0

4

Bangladesh

0 0 0

0

0

5

Group-A Runner-up

0

0

0

0

0

6

Group-B Winner 0 0 0 0

0

The points table would be updated depending on the various factors like: 

  • The total number of games played
  • Number of victories
  • Number of lost matches
  • If there is a tie, there will be no outcome.

Along with the points calculation, the net run rate is also mentioned in the points table in case of any ties or draws for rank selection. 

Which Platforms Would Broadcast the 2022 T20 World Cup?

Cricket enthusiasts worldwide can enjoy the ICC T20 World Cup on their television sets and various live streaming mobile applications. Over the years the streaming platforms have increased thus reaching a wider audience. 

Live Streaming Channel for T20 World Cup 2022

If you are interested in watching the series on your television then Star Sports is the official live match streaming channel partner. You can pick any of the channels from the Star Sports family and enjoy the game in your preferred language. 

Live Streaming Mobile Application for T20 World Cup  

Don’t worry if you cannot watch the match on your television sets, you can enjoy the match on the official live streaming application Disney+Hotstar. Thus, even if you miss the live match, you can always enjoy the game. 

The game is available to watch on a Disney+Hotstar Premium subscription.

Other than these platforms, you can enjoy your game on other sports websites like Cricbuzz and ICCworldcup. 

So, these are the basic details of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Stay tuned for more cricket updates. 

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