ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, which will be hosted by Australia, will see 8 cities from Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney host the matches. The tournament will be played from Oct 18th – Nov 15th, 2020.
Men’s semi-finals will take place at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and Adelaide Oval while Melbourne Cricket Stadium (MCG) will host the Final of the tournament.
As per the qualification pathway for ICC World Twenty20 World Cup, the Men’s qualifiers will be taking place in UAE from Oct 18th – Nov 02nd, 2019. Scotland, the Netherlands, PNG, Namibia, Singapore, Kenya and Bermuda are placed in group A of the qualifiers, while UAE, Ireland, Oman, Hong Kong, Canada, Jersey and Nigeria are placed in group B.
The top team from each group will advance to the semi-final of the tournament whilst securing direct qualification to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, with three more teams from each group featuring in qualification play-offs to determine the other four qualifiers.
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The six qualifying teams will join the top 10 teams in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Rankings as on 31 December 2018, in Australia in 2020 – Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies. The qualifying team’s will join Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the 8-member group stages, from which the top 4 will join the rest of the countries in the Super12 stage of the tournament.
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