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ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venues List 2020

Seven world-class venues will host ICC T20 World Cup 2020.

This time T20 World Cup hosted in Australia. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced T20 World Cup venues 2020. Simonds, Bellerive Oval, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, The Gabba & Adelaide Oval.

1. Simonds Stadium (Geelong)

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Simonds Stadium Geelong, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity36,000
Known asKardinia Oval/ Shell Stadium/ Baytec Stadium/ Skilled Stadium
LocationGeelong, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +11:00
Home toVictoria

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Simonds Stadium

03:00 GMTSL vs IRE, 1st Match, First Round Group A
08:00 GMTPNG vs OMAN, 2nd Match, First Round Group A
03:00 GMTIRE vs OMAN, 5th Match, First Round Group A
08:00 GMTSL vs PNG, 6th Match, First Round Group A
03:00 GMTPNG vs IRE, 9th Match, First Round Group A
08:00 GMTSL vs OMAN, 10th Match, First Round Group A

2. Bellerive Oval (Hobart)

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Bellerive Oval Hobart, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity20,000
Known asBlundstone Arena
LocationHobart, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +11:00
Home toTasmania, Hobart Hurricanes

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Bellerive Oval

03:00 GMTBAN vs NAM, 3rd Match, First Round Group B
08:00 GMTNED vs SCO, 4th Match, First Round Group B
03:00 GMTNAM vs SCO, 7th Match, First Round Group B
08:00 GMTBAN vs NED, 8th Match, First Round Group B
03:00 GMTNED vs NAM, 11th Match, First Round Group B
08:00 GMTBAN vs SCO, 12th Match, First Round Group B
03:00 GMTTBC vs TBC, 15th Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTNZ vs TBC, 19th Match, Super 12 Group 1
Venue description:

Bellerive Oval is additionally referred to as Blundstone Arena, their sponsor name. it’s located within the City of Clearance on the eastern side of Hobart, Tasmania. In 1977, Tasmania qualified for the Sheffield Shield and therefore the Tasmanian Cricket Association decided to settle on Bellerive Oval as their habitat before KGV Oval and North Hobart Oval. The stadium underwent reconstruction at the beginning of the century. It cost the TCA $16 million for the reconstruction which includes: state-of-art indoor nets, a 6000 seat Southern Stand that included the new television media center, members area, players area, and TCA offices.

The first international game was played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand, an ODI in 1988. the subsequent year, Australia hosted Sri Lanka during a match game – the ground’s maiden Test. The Oval is additionally the house for North Melbourne Football Club, the AFL (Australian Football League) team.

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3. Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney)

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Sydney Cricket Ground Sydney, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity48,000
Known asSydney Cricket Ground No. 1; Garrison Ground (1848-1877), Association Ground
LocationSydney, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +11:00
Home toNew South Wales, Sydney Sixers

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Sydney Cricket Ground

08:00 GMTAUS vs PAK, 13th Match, Super 12 Group 1
03:00 GMTPAK vs TBC, 22nd Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTENG vs RSA, 24th Match, Super 12 Group 2
03:00 GMTTBC vs TBC, 30th Match, Super 12 Group 2
03:00 GMTRSA vs TBC, 41st Match, Super 12 Group 2
08:00 GMTIND vs AFG, 42nd Match, Super 12 Group 2
08:00 GMTTBC vs TBC, 1st Semi-Final
Venue description:

One of the oldest Test venues, Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) hosted its first Test an Ashes encounter between Australia and England, way back in 1882. A Test regular, Sydney usually holds the favored ‘New Year Test’ that’s generally played within the first week of January. the bottom is additionally a pre-dominant ODI venue and has hosted numerous final matches also because of the crucial semi-final within the 1992 World Cup. one among the foremost popular sporting venues across the planet, SCG was the bottom where Sir Don Bradman made his highest ever first-class score of 452, for brand spanking new South Wales against Queensland in 1928-29.

4. Perth Stadium (Perth)

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Perth Stadium Perth, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity60,000
LocationPerth, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +08:00
FloodlightsYes

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Perth Stadium

11:00 GMTIND vs RSA, 14th Match, Super 12 Group 2
06:00 GMTAFG vs TBC, 17th Match, Super 12 Group 2
11:00 GMTENG vs TBC, 18th Match, Super 12 Group 2
06:00 GMTAFG vs TBC, 20th Match, Super 12 Group 2
11:00 GMTAUS vs WI, 21st Match, Super 12 Group 1
11:00 GMTWI vs TBC, 25th Match, Super 12 Group 1

5. Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne)

Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne, Australia.
Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity100,000
Known asThe MCG, The "G"
LocationMelbourne, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +11:00
Home toAustralia, Victoria

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Melbourne Cricket Ground

08:00 GMTNZ vs WI, 16th Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTIND vs TBC, 23rd Match, Super 12 Group 2
08:00 GMTIND vs ENG, 29th Match, Super 12 Group 2
03:00 GMTPAK vs TBC, 37th Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTAUS vs NZ, 38th Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTWI vs TBC, 40th Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:00 GMTTBC vs TBC, Final
Venue description:

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), founded in 1838 was forced to maneuver several sites, before it could finally choose the present location, in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, to create the epic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) stadium in 1853. The MCG currently is that the largest cricket stadium on earth and it’s also the 11th largest stadium within the world. Cricket, Rugby, and Australian Rules Football are the main sporting events held regularly at the MCG, while it’s also played host to the 1956 Summer Olympics, the 2006 Commonwealth Games, and a couple of the FIFA World Cup qualifier games.

The MCG is colloquially referred by the locals as ‘The G’. thanks to safety measures, the MCG’s capacity, which was overflow 100000, was reduced to its current arrangement. The MCG gave birth to the match game format on March 15, 1877, when Australia and England took on one another during a timeless match. Since then, the bottom has been center-stage to over 100 Test matches, including the famous Boxing Day match game, that’s held per annum on December 26. Interestingly, cricket’s first ODI match was also held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

6. The Gabba (Brisbane)

The Gabba Brisbane, Australia.
The Gabba Brisbane, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity42,000
Known asThe Gabba
LocationBrisbane, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +10:00
Home toQueensland, Brisbane Heat

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in The Gabba

04:00 GMTNZ vs PAK, 26th Match, Super 12 Group 1
09:00 GMTAUS vs TBC, 27th Match, Super 12 Group 1
09:00 GMTNZ vs TBC, 31st Match, Super 12 Group 1
09:00 GMTAFG vs ENG, 34th Match, Super 12 Group 2
Venue description:

The stadium is known as after the Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba, during which it’s located. A 42,000 seat stadium with state-of-art facilities. The Gabba usually hosts the primary match game of the season every November. Since its first Test in 1931, the bottom has undergone drastic renovations to become one among the best Down Under.

Notably, the first-ever tied Test happened at this venue in 1960. It also holds the excellence of being the primary Australian venue to host a T20I.

7. Adelaide Oval (Adelaide)

Adelaide Oval Adelaide, Australia.
Adelaide Oval Adelaide, Australia.

FACTS

Capacity53,583
Known asThe Adelaide Oval
LocationAdelaide, Australia
Time ZoneUTC +10:30
Home toSouth Australia and Adelaide Strikers

ICC Mens T20 World Cup Venue 2020 | Schedule | Matches in Adelaide Oval

03:30 GMTAFG vs RSA, 28th Match, Super 12 Group 2
03:30 GMTPAK vs WI, 32nd Match, Super 12 Group 1
08:30 GMTAUS vs TBC, 33rd Match, Super 12 Group 1
03:30 GMTRSA vs TBC, 35th Match, Super 12 Group 2
08:30 GMTIND vs TBC, 36th Match, Super 12 Group 2
03:30 GMTENG vs TBC, 39th Match, Super 12 Group 2
08:30 GMTTBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi-Final
Venue description:

The Adelaide Oval nestled across the backdrop of the magnificence of glorious gardens and swaying trees makes for a scenic ground.

Redevelopment of the bottom between 2008 and 2014 at a price of $575 million that involved constructing two new stands at the Southern and Eastern sides of the bottom have perhaps removed the blissful facade surrounding the stadium. However, the Northern hill, iconic Moreton Bay Figs, and heritage scoreboard still offer you a sense of nostalgia.

The Adelaide Oval hosted its first one-day international (ODI) back in 1975 when Australia took on the West Indies. Over the years, many riveting contests have taken place at Adelaide Oval, including West Indies’ great shake the proverbial jaws of defeat to beat Australia by 1-run during a match game in 1993.

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