T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament

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T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament
T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament

T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament

The official warm-up fixtures for all 16 teams of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 have been announced, with matches to be played across Brisbane and Melbourne.

First Round teams will commence their preparations in Melbourne, with matches split between the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Junction Oval from 10-13 October.

Teams starting in the Super 12 stage will play all warm-up fixtures over two match days in Brisbane on October 17 and 19. These matches will be played at The Gabba and Allan Border Field.

The first warm-up fixture will feature two-time champions West Indies against United Arab Emirates at Junction Oval on 10 October, with each of the First Round teams to play two warm-up matches each.

Hosts Australia will play their only official warm-up fixture against India on 17 October at The Gabba. In addition to Australia, world number one India will face New Zealand on 19 October, also at The Gabba.

Warm-up fixtures will not be open to spectators, however the four warm-up matches at The Gabba on 17 and 19 October will be broadcast live by the ICC’s Global Broadcast Partner Star Sports. Also, the ICC digital channels will feature live scores and match highlights for all matches.

As per previous ICC events, the warm-up fixtures will not carry official T20 International status. 

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 begins on October 16 when Sri Lanka faces Namibia at Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong.

T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament
T20 World Cup 2022: ICC announces schedule of warm-up fixtures ahead of the tournament

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 warm-up fixtures (All times are local):

Oct 10 – West Indies vs UAE, Junction Oval, 11:00am

Oct 10- Scotland vs Netherlands, Junction Oval, 3:00pm

10 Oct – Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, MCG, 7:00pm

11 Oct – Namibia vs Ireland, MCG, 7:00pm

12 Oct – West Indies vs Netherlands, MCG, 7:00pm

Oct 13 – Zimbabwe vs Namibia, Junction Oval, 11:00am

Oct 13 – Sri Lanka vs Ireland, Junction Oval, 3:00pm

13 Oct – Scotland vs UAE, MCG, 7:00pm

Oct 17 – Australia vs India, The Gabba, 2:00pm

Oct 17 – New Zealand vs South Africa , Allan Border Field, 2:00pm

17 Oct – England vs Pakistan, The Gabba, 6:00pm

17 Oct – Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, Allan Border Field, 6:00pm

19 Oct – Afghanistan vs Pakistan, The Gabba , 1:00pm

Oct 19 – Bangladesh vs South Africa, Allan Border Field, 6:00pm

19 Oct – New Zealand vs India, The Gabba, 6:00pm