ICC was going to hold the T20 World Cup of 2022 in Australia in the month of October. Everyone was very excited as they would get a glimpse of their favorite players training. They would get to see the sport they love. However, the tournament had to be re-scheduled. It was going to be held from 18th October to 15th November. ICC had announced on 20th November that they’ve decided to postpone the tournament. That was going to be held in Australia.
ICC T20 World Cup 2022
The ongoing corona virus pandemic has been troubling us for the past 1 year now. Not only has it affected our personal lives and work, but it has also affected our sources of entertainment. Due to COVID-19, all the sports, theaters, cinemas, and every other recreational activity was stopped or put a halt. One of them was everyone’s beloved, cricket. Everyone was hoping that at least they could see the matches from their home for entertainment. However, every tournament/series was postponed or canceled. One of the tournaments that the ICC had to postpone was the ICC T20 World Cup.
The 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to be the seventh ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament. Scheduled to be played in October and November 2022 in India. Originally, the tournament was to be held in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2022. However, in July 2022, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that. The tournament had been postponed until 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In August 2022, the ICC also confirmed that India would host the 2022 tournament.
ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2022 OFFICIAL BROADCASTERS
Star Sports has the global broadcast rights for all ICC Events scheduled till 2023. This includes exclusive live and highlights rights across all platforms for all ICC major events
Star sports has collaborated with all leading broadcast partners across the globe in order to provide uninterrupted live match.
|Star Sports (10 channels in 6 language). Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 & Star Sports Select 1 HD (English Commentary), Star Sports 1 Hindi & Star Sports 1 Hindi HD (Hindi Commentary), Star Sports 1 Tamil, Suvarna Plus Kannada, Jalsha Movies (Bengali), Maa Movies (Telugu)||India, Bhutan, Nepal|
|Sky Sports Cricket||UK & Ireland|
|Willow TV||USA, Canada|
|Fox Sports cricket||Australia|
|Lemar TV channel||Afghanistan|
|Measat (Astro) sports||Malaysia, Brunei|
|Supersport cricket||South Africa & Sub-Saharan territories|
|BeIN Sport 13||MENA / UAE|
|Now TV||Hong Kong|
|11 Sports, Starhub||Singapore|
|Carlton Sports Network, ESPN, STAR Cricket||Sri Lanka|
|Sky Sports||New Zealand|
ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2022 TEAMS
The 2022 T20 World Cup will see a total of 16 teams taking the center stage. This includes 11 permanent test playing nations and 6 associate countries.
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- West Indies
Apart from these nations. The 7th edition of ICC T20 World Cup will also feature. The debut of Papua New Guinea in an ICC tournament. The other countries who have qualified for the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup. Though the ICC T20 World Cup qualifiers are.
The top 8 teams including the hosts will qualify to the Super 12s round. While the rest eight teams will be divided into two groups. And the top 2 of each group will join the Super 12s.
ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2022 VENUE
BCCI has shortlisted the locations where they are planning to host the matches. Since we don’t know about the COVID-19 conditions during oct-Nov 2022. So, BCCI is planning to hold matches in few bigger cities in order to avoid unnecessary travel.
Talking about shortlisted venues. BCCI has picked Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Mohali, Dharamshala, Kolkata and Mumbai. To host the matches during the World Cup. This list is still under consideration as BCCI is planning to add few more cities.
ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule
|18 October 2022||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||First Round||Group A||8:30 AM|
|18 October 2022||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||First Round||Group A||1:30 PM|
|19 October 2022||Bangladesh vs Namibia||First Round||Group B||8:30 AM|
|19 October 2022||Netherlands vs Scotland||First Round||Group B||1:30 PM|
|20 October 2022||Ireland vs Oman||First Round||Group A||8:30 AM|
|20 October 2022||Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea||First Round||Group A||1:30 PM|
|21 October 2022||Namibia vs Scotland||First Round||Group B||8:30 AM|
|21 October 2022||Bangladesh vs Netherlands||First Round||Group B||1:30 PM|
|22 October 2022||Papua New Guinea vs Ireland||First Round||Group A||8:30 AM|
|22 October 2022||Sri Lanka vs Oman||First Round||Group A||1:30 PM|
|23 October 2022||FriNetherlands vs Namibia||First Round||Group B||8:30 AM|
|23 October 2022||Bangladesh vs Scotland||First Round||Group B||1:30 PM|
|24 October 2022||Australia vs Pakistan||Super 12||Group 1||1:30 PM|
|24 October 2022||India vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2||4:30 PM|
|25 October 2022||TBC vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||8:30 AM|
|25 October 2022||New Zealand vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1||1:30 PM|
|26 October 2022||Afghanistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||11:30 AM|
|26 October 2022||England vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||4:30 PM|
|27 October 2022||New Zealand vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||1:30 PM|
|28 October 2022||Afghanistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||11:30 AM|
|28 October 2022||Australia vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1||4:30 PM|
|29 October 2022||Pakistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||8:30 AM|
|29 October 2022||India vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||1:30 PM|
|30 October 2022||FriEngland vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2||1:30 PM|
|30 October 2022||West Indies vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||4:30 PM|
|31 October 2022||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Super 12||Group 1||9:30 AM|
|31 October 2022||Australia vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||2:30 PM|
|01 November 2022||Afghanistan vs South Africa||Super 12||Group 2||9:00 AM|
|01 November 2022||India vs England||Super 12||Group 2||1:30 PM|
|02 November 2022||TBC vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||8:30 AM|
|02 November 2022||New Zealand vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||2:30 PM|
|03 November 2022||Pakistan vs West Indies||Super 12||Group 1||9:00 AM|
|04 November 2022||Australia vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||2:00 PM|
|04 November 2022||Afghanistan vs England||Super 12||Group 2||2:30 PM|
|05 November 2022||South Africa vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||9:00 AM|
|05 November 2022||India vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||2:00 PM|
|06 November 2022||FriPakistan vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||8:30 AM|
|06 November 2022||Australia vs New Zealand||Super 12||Group 1||1:30 PM|
|07 November 2022||England vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||9:00 AM|
|07 November 2022||West Indies vs TBC||Super 12||Group 1||1:30 PM|
|08 November 2022||South Africa vs TBC||Super 12||Group 2||8:30 AM|
|08 November 2022||India vs Afghanistan||Super 12||Group 2||1:30 PM|