ICC T20 World Cup 2020 LIVE: ICC announces schedule, venues, timing and streaming details

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The Men in Blue from India will open the ICC T20 World Cup campaign next year against South Africa on the opening day of the Super 12 fixtures. India have been pitted in the strong Group 2 along with  ICC Men’s World Cup champions England, South Africa and giant killers Afghanistan. Group B winners and Group A second teams from the first round will also join the Super 12 Group 2.

The Super 12 Group 1 will consist of Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand along with Group A winners and Group B second team.

The International Cricket Council has released the complete schedule of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Australia following the completion of the qualifying championship, won by the Netherlands who beat Papua New Guinea in the final.

The Dutch and PNG have made the grade along with Oman, Scotland, Namibia and Ireland for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, where they will joined in the first round by Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The eight teams on the ICC T20 rankings –  Pakistan, India, England, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, West Indies and Afghanistan – have got a direct entry in the Super 12 stage.

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The next two in the top ten list – Bangladesh and Sri Lanka – will have to play in the First Round along with six qualifiers. Four teams each are divided into two groups.

First round of Men’s T20 World Cup:

Group A – Sri Lanka, Oman, Papua New Guinea and Ireland.

Group B – Bangladesh, Namibia, Scotland and Netherlands.

Two teams each from both groups will qualify for the Super 12 stage.

Group of Super 12 are as follows:

Group 1: Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand along with Group A winners and Group B second team.

Group 2: India, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, Group B winners and Group A second team.

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SCHEDULE:

Oct 18: Sri Lanka vs Ireland (Symond Stadium, Geelong, 8:30 am IST); Papua New Guinea vs Oman (Symond Stadium, Geelong 1:30 pm IST).

October 19: Bangladesh v Namibia (Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 8:30 am IST); Netherlands vs Scotland (Belleriv Oval, Hobart, 1:30 pm IST).

October 20: Ireland vs Oman (Symond Stadium, Geelong, 8:30 am IST); Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea (Symond Stadium, Geelong, 1:30 pm ISt).

October 21: Namibia vs Scotland (Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 8:30 am IST); Bangladesh vs Netherlands (Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 1:30 pm IST).

October 22: Papua New Guinea vs Ireland (Symond Stadium, Geelong, 8:30 am IST); Sri Lanka vs Oman (Symond Stadium, Geelong, 1:30 pm IST).

October 23: Netherlands vs Namibia (Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 8:30 am IST); Bangladesh vs Scotland (Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 1:30 pm IST).

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SUPER 12 STAGE

October 24: Australia vs Pakistan (Sydney Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST); India vs South Africa (Perth Stadium, 4:30 pm IST).

October 25: Qualifiers 1 vs Qualifiers 2 (Bellerive Oval, 8:30 am IST); New Zealand vs West Indies (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

October 26: Afghanistan vs Qualifier A (Perth Stadium, 11:30 am IST); England vs Qualifier B (Perth Stadium, 4:30 pm IST).

October 27: New Zealand vs Qualifier B (Bellerive Oval, 1:30 pm IST).

October 28: Afghanistan vs Qualifier B (Perth Stadium, 11:30 am IST); Australia vs West Indies (Perth Stadium, 4:30 pm IST).

October 29: Pakistan vs Qualifier A (Sydney Cricket Ground, 8:30 am IST); India vs Qualifier A (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

October 30: England vs South Africa (Sydney Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST); West Indies vs Qualifier B (Perth Stadium, 4:30 pm IST).

October 31: Pakistan vs New Zealand (Gaba, 9:30 am IST); Australia vs Qualifier A (Gaba, 2:30 pm IST).

November: South Africa vs Afghanistan (Adelaide Oval, 9:00 am IST); India vs England (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

November 2: Qualifier A2 vs Qualifier B (Sydney Cricket Ground, 8:30 am IST); New Zealand vs Qualifier A (Gaba, 2:30 pm IST).

November 3: Pakistan vs West Indies (Adelaide Oval, 9:00 am IST); Australia vs Qualifier B (Adelaide Oval, 2:00 pm IST).

November 4: England vs Afghanistan (Gaba, 2:30 pm IST).

November 5: South Africa vs Qualifier A (Adelaide Oval, 9:00 am IST).

November 5: India vs Qualifier B (Adelaide Oval, 2:00 pm IST).

November 6: Pakistan vs Qualifier B (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 8:30 am IST); Australia vs New Zealand (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

Nov 7: England vs Qualifier A (Adelaide Oval, 9:00 am IST); West Indies vs Qualifier A (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 am IST).

November 8: South Africa vs Qualifier B (Sydney Cricket Ground, 8:30 am IST); India vs Afghanistan (Sydney Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

SEMI-FINALS

November 11: First Semi-final (Sydney Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST.

November 12: Second Semi-final (Adelaide Oval, 2:00 pm IST).

FINAL

November 15: Final (Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1:30 pm IST).

All the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 matches will be broadcast LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on Star Sports network with the LIVE streaming on Hotstar.

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