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ICC T20 World Cup fixtures announced; India and Pakistan will not play each other and the reason will shock you!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 January 2019, 12:27 IST
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The International Cricket Council or the ICC has announced the fixtures of the men’s and the women’s T20 World Cup 2020 that will take place in Australia. The Indian men’s team is in Group 2, which includes England, South Africa, Afghanistan and two qualifiers. There’s a bad news for Indian and Pakistani fans, both the teams are in different groups and will not play each other in the group stages.

Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand and two qualifiers are in the same group. The competition that will feature several qualifying matches will start from October 18 and will end on November 15, Australia will start the super 12 group stages on October 24 against Pakistan at Sydney Cricket Ground.

On the other hand the women’s tournament will start from February 21 and will end on March 8. Ten teams will play in 23 matches, with defending champion Australia to clash with India in the opening game.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup fixtures

First round

18 October, 2020

Sri Lanka v Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (2.00pm)

Qualifier A2 v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (7.00pm)

19 October, 2020

Bangladesh v Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (2.00pm)

Qualifier B2 v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (7.00pm)

20 October, 2020

Qualifier A3 v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (2.00pm)

Sri Lanka v Qualifier A2, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (7.00pm)

21 October, 2020

Qualifier B3 v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (2.00pm)

Bangladesh v Qualifier B2, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (7.00pm)

22 October, 2020

Qualifier A2 v Qualifier A3, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (2.00pm)

Sri Lanka v Qualifier A4, Kardinia Park, South Geelong (7.00pm)

23 October, 2020

Qualifier B2 v Qualifier B3, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (2.00pm)

Bangladesh v Qualifier B4, Bellerive Oval, Tasmania (7.00pm)

Super 12

24 October, 2020

Australia v Pakistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (7.00pm)

India v South Africa, Perth Stadium, Perth (7.00pm)

25 October, 2020

A1 v B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart (2.00pm)

New Zealand v Windies, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (7.00pm)

26 October, 2020

Afghanistan v A2, Perth Stadium, Perth (2.00pm)

England v B1, Perth Stadium, Perth (7.00pm)

27 October, 2020

New Zealand v B2, Blundstone Arena, Hobart (7.00pm)

28 October, 2020

Afghanistan v B1, Perth Stadium, Perth (2.00pm)

Australia v Windies, Perth Stadium, Perth (7.00pm)

29 October, 2020

Pakistan v A1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (2.00pm)

India v A2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (7.00pm)

30 October, 2020

England v South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (2.00pm)

Windies v B2, Perth Stadium, Perth (7.00pm)

31 October, 2020

Pakistan v New Zealand, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (2.00pm)

Australia v A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (7.00pm)

1 November, 2020

South Africa v Afghanistan, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00pm)

India v England, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (7.00pm)

2 November, 2020

A2 v B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (2.00pm)

New Zealand v A1, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (7.00pm)

3 November, 2020

Pakistan v Windies, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00pm)

Australia v B2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (7.00pm)

4 November, 2020

England v Afghanistan, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (7.00pm)

5 November, 2020

South Africa v A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00pm)

India v B1, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (7.00pm)

6 November, 2020

Pakistan v B2, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (2.00pm)

Australia v New Zealand, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (7.00pm)

7 November, 2020

England v A2, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (2.00pm)

Windies v A1, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (7.00pm)

8 November, 2020

South Africa v B1, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (2.00pm)

India v Afghanistan, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (7.00pm)

Semi-finals

11 November, 2020 – Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (7.00pm)

12 November, 2020 – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (7.00pm)

Final

15 November, 2020 – Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

First published: 29 January 2019, 12:27 IST
 
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