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Dubai, Oct 16 : Australia will host the next ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, according to the International Cricket Council. Top 16 teams will play 45 matches around the country in what will be the biggest global sporting event to be hosted in Australia next year.
“Hosting what will be the biggest sporting event in Australia next year has the ability to lift the nation’s spirits… We can’t wait to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together for a celebration of cricket and culture in exactly one year from now,” ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Local Organising Committee CEO Michelle Enright said.
In the long history of Australian cricket, this will be for the first time that the nation will be hosting the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.The nation had hosted the women’s event in 2020 that ended in 86,174 fans attending the final at the MCG on International Women’s Day.
Teams who reach the Super 12 stage of the upcoming T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE will earn automatic qualification to the event in Australia next year.
From the 12 automatic qualifiers, the winner and runner up of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 plus the next six highest ranked teams (as of November 15, 2021) will go straight through to the Super 12 stage of Australia 2022.The remaining four teams from the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will play in the First Round of Australia 2022.