The Women’s ICC T20 World Cup will comprise 10 teams playing 23 matches from 21 February 2020 to 8 March 2020. The Men’s ICC T20 World Cup will involve 16 teams playing 45 matches from 18 October 2020 to 15 November 2020.
Approximately 37,000 interstate and international visitors are expected to travel to NSW for the 14 matches hosted in Sydney, generating $46 million in visitor expenditure.
Women’s ICC T20 World Cup fixtures in Sydney
- Friday, 21 February 2020 — Opening match (Australia versus India) at Sydney Showground Stadium
- Sunday, 1 March 2020 (double header) — Group matches (South Africa versus Pakistan, and England versus West Indies) at Sydney Showground Stadium
- Tuesday, 3 March 2020 (double header) — Group matches (Pakistan versus TBC, and West Indies versus South Africa) at Sydney Showground Stadium
- Thursday, 5 March 2020 (double header) — Semi Final 1 and Semi Final 2 at Sydney Cricket Ground
Men’s ICC T20 World Cup fixtures in Sydney
- Saturday, 24 October 2020 — Opening super 12 match (Australia versus Pakistan) at Sydney Cricket Ground
- Thursday, 29 October 2020 — Super 12 match (Pakistan versus TBC) at Sydney Cricket Ground
- Friday, 30 October 2020 — Super 12 match (England versus South Africa) at Sydney Cricket Ground
- Monday, 2 November 2020 — Super 12 match (TBC versus TBC) at Sydney Cricket Ground
- Sunday, 8 November 2020 (double header) — South Africa versus TBC, and India versus Afghanistan at Sydney Cricket Ground
- Wednesday, 11 November 2020 — Semi Final 1 at Sydney Cricket Ground
The NSW Government will also deliver up to $6 million dollars through the T20 World Cup Legacy Funding Program to local cricket clubs and councils.
Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said the ICC T20 World Cup is the format’s pinnacle competition with Sydney set to host more matches than any other city.
“The atmosphere at the women’s and men’s semi-finals at the SCG will be electric and I urge all NSW cricket lovers to not miss their chance to be part of one of the world’s great sporting spectacles and register for tickets now,” Mr Ayres said.