T20 World Cup 2022: Iconic MCG to host Finals, World Cup 2022 to be played at 7 venues

T20 World Cup 2022: Iconic MCG to host Finals, World Cup 2022 to be played at 7 venues
T20 World Cup 2022: Iconic MCG to host Finals, World Cup 2022 to be played at 7 venues

T20 World Cup 2022 – MCG to host World Cup Finals: The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 has just ended but the buzz about the next edition in Australia in 2022 has already started building up. World Champion Australia will defend their crown in front of the home crowd as venues of the 2022 World Cup have been announced. The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the World Cup Finals in 2022: Follow all T20 World Cup 2022 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.in

T20 World Cup 2022: Iconic MCG to host Finals, World Cup 2022 to be played at 7 venues

The 2022 T20 World Cup will feature a total of 45 games in less than a month to be played at Adelaide Oval, the Gabba, Kardinia Park in Geelong, Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Perth Stadium, the MCG and the SCG.

The semi-finals will be played on November 9 and 10 at the SCG and Adelaide Oval before the final at the MCG on Sunday November 13.

 


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The tournament, which was originally to be staged in Australia in 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic, will start on October 16 next year, meaning the Aussies have just 11 months to celebrate being world champions before they will have to defend their title.

Who all have already Qualified for Super 12’s? World Champion Australian team along with runners-up, New Zealand, the next six highest-ranked teams i.e England, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Afghanistan and Bangladesh – have already earned a qualification spot in the Super12’s

The four remaining teams from the Super 12s at this year’s event – Sri Lanka (champions in 2014), West Indies (champions in 2012 and 2016), Scotland and Namibia – will take part in the first round along with four other teams, whose identity will be determined by qualifier events early next year.

“With the unprecedented disruptions over the past two years, bringing the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to Australia for the first time offers a perfect opportunity for fans across the whole country to experience the joy of a live global sporting event again,” said Michelle Enright, the tournament’s CEO.

Tickets for the tournament will go on sale in January.

2022 T20 World Cup Dates: October 16 to November 13

Host cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Automatically qualified for Super 12s: Australia, New Zealand, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Afghanistan, Bangladesh

Sri Lanka, West Indies, Scotland, Namibia to play Qualifiers.