The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed seven cities as host cities for the Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022.
The 45-match tournament will be held between October 16 and November 13 next year at seven different locations, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney, according to an ICC press release issued on Tuesday.
The events final will be held at the MCG on November 13, 2022, with the two semi-finals taking place at the Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval on November 9 and 10, respectively.
The reigning World Cup 2021 champions, Australia, runners-up, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Pakistan, and South Africa teams will gain direct entry into the T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage.
Round 1 will also feature teams from Sri Lanka, the West Indies, Namibia, and Scotland. The final four teams will be determined by a qualification tournament, one of which will be held in Oman in February and the other in Zimbabwe in June and July of next year. “We are looking forward to seeing the return of ICC events to Australia and are delighted to announce the seven host cities for the ICC Men’s World Cup,” said ICC Events Head Chris Tetley.T20 World Cup in 2022 Following the success of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020 and a two-year postponement, our focus is now squarely on planning the 2022 event in collaboration with the LOC.” “With 12 teams already confirmed, we eagerly await the end of the qualification process to see which other teams will join them,” he added.