ICC World T20 Cup 2020 will be the 7th episode of the tournament which will kick off in next 18th October 2020. The schedule of the tournament yet to launch but it is confirmed that Australia will host the upcoming edition of the tournament. Total sixteen teams will take part here and excluding the host nation, the rest teams yet to be confirmed. Today we would like to talk about 2020 ICC World Twenty20 Venues.
2020 ICC World Twenty20 Venues
As we speak, total eight venues are selected for the upcoming event of cricket and all grounds are located in Australia. Let’s take a look below where we present the details of 2020 ICC World Twenty20 Venues.
Adelaide Oval is one of the eight selected venues for the upcoming edition of World Twenty20 2020 tournament which is going to take place in Australia. All eight venues are located in Australia where Adelaide Oval is the one.
It is located in Adelaide, South Australia Australia. The ground was first opened in 1871 but since 1884, team Australia uses it as the home venue. It is also the home venue of Adelaide Strikers. The current seat capacity of the ground is 55,317.
The very first ODI took place here on 20th December, 1975 and the match was executed between Australia and the West Indies. It is yet to announce that how many matches of upcoming World T20 2020 will take place here.
The Gabba is one of the very renowned cricket venues in Australia and few matches of upcoming ICC World T20 2020 will take place there. It is the home venue of Brisbane Heat in league competition.
The venue is located at Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia and it was founded in 1895. The current seat capacity of the ground is 42,000. In 23rd December 1979, the first ODI took place in the ground between England and West Indies.
Manuka Oval which was previously known as Manuka Circle Park is one of the eight selected venues for the upcoming ICC World T20 2020. It is located at Griffith, Australian Capital Territory.
The field surface of the ground is grass. The ground was founded in 1929 and the current seat capacity of the ground is 12,000.
Kardinia Park is also selected for the upcoming ICC World T20 2020 as one of the eight venues. It has 34,000 seat capacity. It will be hosted a few matches of the upcoming tournament.
Kardinia Park was also known as different names at different times. It is located in South Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Bellerive Oval is also known as Blundstone Arena currently due to he sponsorship reason. It is a cricket ground located in Bellerive, Tasmania, Australia. The seating capacity of the ground is 19,500.
It will be hosted few matches in the upcoming ICC World T20 2020. The ground was opened in 1914 and the surface of it is grass.
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne Cricket Ground is commonly known as ‘The G’ which is an Australia sports stadium located at East Melbourne, Victoria. It is the largest stadium in Australia as well as the 10th largest stadium in the World considering seat capacity.
Besides, the ground has the tallest light towers in Australia so far. The ground is also selected for the upcoming ICC World T20 2020 and the seating capacity of the ground is 100,024. The ground was established in 853 and the first ODI took place here on 5th January 1971.
Perth Stadium which is also known as the ‘Optus Stadium’ due to the sponsorship reason and it is a multi-purpose arena which is located at Burswood, Western Australia.
The venue is selected as one of the eight grounds for the upcoming ICC WorldT20 2020. The current seat capacity of the ground is 55,000. Officially the ground was first opened in 21st January 2018.
Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney Cricket Ground is a stadium which is located in Sydney, Australia. Almost 170 years ago, the ground was established in 1848.
The current seat capacity of the ground is 48,000. The first ODI took place in the ground on 13th January 1979 and the match was between Australia and England.