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Members of the gang watch as Australia and New Zealand play their Cricket World Cup ultimate match on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) March 29, 2015. — Reuters/File
  • 16 groups are set to battle throughout Australia between October 16 and November 13.
  • Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will tackle one another on October 23.
  • Tickets for the event begin at $5 for youngsters and $20 for adults.

The 12 months 2022 can also be anticipated to be the 12 months for cricket, with a number of tournaments already lined up. Nonetheless, cricket lovers’ pleasure for the T20 Males’s World Cup 2022 is on the subsequent stage.

This 12 months’s World Cup is being hosted by Australia, and matches can be held on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) and Sydney Cricket Floor (SCG).

Whereas the event is large, cricket lovers around the globe are ready for that one much-awaited historic match between arch-rivals Pakistan and India.

In response to cricket.com.au, ticket allocations for this 12 months’s males’s T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan on the MCG offered out inside five minutes of occurring sale to most people on Monday.

In the meantime, tickets obtainable for India’s second group recreation on the SCG had been additionally offered out on Monday, regardless of their opponent not but being identified.

Tickets for the event, which can be held at seven Australian venues between October 16 and November 13 this 12 months, at the moment are on sale to the general public after 200,000 tickets had been snapped up in the course of the pre-sale interval.

This comes as no shock. The October 23 match between rivals India and Pakistan — who do not at present play bilateral cricket attributable to safety considerations — was immensely widespread and ticket allocations had been exhausted inside five minutes of occurring sale.

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The 2 sides final confronted one another on Australian soil on the Adelaide Oval in the course of the 2015 ODI World Cup, a match that additionally offered out in simply minutes.

India’s recreation in opposition to South Africa on the MCG throughout that event, when greater than 86,000 attended, affords a preview of what’s certain to be a bumper crowd of near 90,000 folks.

Tickets for an SCG double-header on October 27, which is able to see South Africa face Bangladesh earlier than India tackle a qualifier in the night, had been additionally exhausted shortly after occurring sale on Monday.

It’s pertinent to say right here that tickets for the event begin at $5 for youngsters and $20 for adults.

Match CEO Michelle Enright mentioned whereas most tickets to date have been bought by Australian residents, she’s hopeful the approaching re-opening of Australia’s borders will encourage worldwide vacationers to attend the occasion.

“We know that so far our ticket purchasers are predominantly residing in Australia, so to have two match-days with general ticket allocations all sold out that feature India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and South Africa shows the passion for cricket from fans in those communities,” she mentioned.

“With news of Australian borders starting to open to visitors from February 21, the timing is perfect for fans around the world to start planning a trip to Australia and be part of a global cricket celebration later this year.”

Learn extra: Pakistan vs India: A historical past of high-octane clashes

Different matches to sell strongly to date are Australia’s event opener in opposition to New Zealand in Sydney on October 22, their match in opposition to England on the MCG on October 28, and the event ultimate in Melbourne on November 13.

Australia will play video games in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide, in that order, earlier than the semi-finals are held in Sydney and Adelaide.

Per particulars, this 12 months’s event will once more characteristic 16 groups and be run in the identical Tremendous 12 format because the earlier version, held in the UAE final October-November.

The Australian workforce that gained their first-ever T20 World Cup in Dubai final 12 months has been grouped with New Zealand, England, Afghanistan and two groups that can come by the primary spherical of the event.

India, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, and two additional groups from the primary spherical will make up the second group.

Males’s T20 World Cup 2022


Group A: Sri Lanka, Namibia, two qualifiers

Group B: West Indies, Scotland, two qualifiers

Tremendous 12 stage

Group 1: Australia, Afghanistan, England, New Zealand, A1, B2

Group 2: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, South Africa, B1, A2

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