For the primary time for the reason that 2011 World Cup, India is not going to meet Pakistan within the group stage of an ICC occasion. The 2 groups have confronted one another in 5 ICC tournaments since 2011 – and can meet once more within the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales – however cricket’s conventional rivalry is not going to be on present within the group levels of 2020 T20 World Cup in Australia.
It is a results of the current T20I rankings, the place Pakistan and India occupy the No. 1 and No. 2 spots respectively, necessitating the 2 groups to be positioned in numerous teams for the event.
England and Australia aren’t assured to fulfill one another both. Whereas England are positioned in Group B alongside India, Australia are in Group A alongside Pakistan.
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The highest-eight groups have mechanically certified for the event, whereas Sri Lanka and Bangladesh – ninth and tenth within the rankings respectively – will contest six different sides within the qualifying event in Geelong and Hobart for the remaining 4 spots within the Tremendous 12s stage.
Pakistan will open the Tremendous 12s in opposition to hosts Australia on the SCG on a double-header Saturday on October 24. India will tackle South Africa on the new Perth Stadium within the second match of the day. Defending champions West Indies will open their marketing campaign in opposition to New Zealand on the MCG the following day.
The SCG and the Adelaide Oval will host the semi-finals on November 11 and 12 respectively, whereas the ultimate can be held on the MCG on November 15. The ladies’s closing, which may also happen on the MCG earlier within the 12 months, is hoping for a report crowd for a ladies’s sporting occasion on the venue.