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T20 World Cup 2022 – Australia meet India in their only warm-up game on October 17

Hosts and defending champions Australia take on India in their only warm-up match for the T20 World Cup on October 17 in Brisbane. India plays their second warm-up against New Zealand two days later at the same location.

As well as the big teams getting a feel for each other ahead of the main event, history is ahead for the likes of Ireland, Scotland, Namibia, the UAE and the Netherlands who will play a match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for possibly the first time. Zimbabwe will also play there for the first time since 2004.

T20 World Cup Warm Up Schedule

Oct 10 – WI vs UAE, Scotland vs Netherlands (Junction Oval), SL vs Zimbabwe (MCG)
Oct 11 – Namibia vs Ireland (MCG)
Oct 12 – WI vs Netherlands (MCG)
Oct 13 – Zimbabwe vs Namibia, SL vs Ireland (Junction Oval), Scotland vs UAE (MCG)
Oct 17 – Aus vs India, Eng vs Pak (the Gabba), NZ vs SA, Afg vs Ban (Allan Border Field)
Oct 19 – Afg vs Pak, NZ vs India (The Gabba), Ban vs SA (Allan Border Field)

The ICC announced on Thursday that the first-round teams – the West Indies, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Namibia, the Netherlands, Scotland, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe – will warm up in the MCG and the UAE between October 10 and 13. Junction Oval. in Brisbane. The teams entering the Super 12 phase will play warm-ups at Gabba and Allan Border Fields on October 17-19.

Australia, India, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan achieved direct qualification to the Super 12 stage in November 2021, based on their T20I rankings at the time. All – with the exception of Australia and England, who enter the T20 World Cup after a six-match white-ball series against each other – will each play two warm-up matches.
Afghanistan will again face Pakistan, a rivalry that has resulted in some great cricket matches – most recently at the Asian Cup – but also some unruly scenes in the stands. New Zealand and South Africa, which produced instant classics at the ODI World Cups in 2015 and 2019, have also been placed in the warm-up schedule together.

The ICC added that these warm-up matches “will not have official T20 International status”.

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When the World Cup begins, with first-round matches on October 16, the top two teams from each group will qualify for the Super 12s. There, each team plays against each other from the same group. The top two teams from each group will then advance to the semi-finals, to be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval on November 9 and 10, with the final scheduled for November 13 at the MCG.

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