One way or another, the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup in Australia will be the main event of the 2019-2020 cricket international season. All matches will be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15, 2020.
Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the final match of the tournament on November 15, 2020. Speaking of the participating teams, December 31, 2018, the top nine ranked ICC Full Members, along with hosts Australia, qualified directly for the 2020 tournament. Of those 10 teams, the top eight ranked sides qualified for the Super 12s stage of the tournament. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh did not qualify for the Super 12s, instead of being placed in the group stage of the competition. They will be joined by the 6 teams that qualify for the tournament through the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier. As for the teams in the ICC T20I Championship, the United Arab Emirates and Nepal can only qualify through regional competitions. The top 4 teams from the group round will advance to the Super 12s. And as you can see, only the strongest teams are included.
As to semi-finals on Sydney Cricket Ground and final match on Melbourne Cricket Ground, you should definitely see some group stage games in Bellerive Oval, the stadium in Hobart. This stadium is located in one of the most exotic places on Earth, the island of Tanzania. Also, it will host the largest amount of games compared to the other games of the tournament.
As for the sports side of the event, it is definitely the largest international competitions during the season 2019-2020 in cricket. The best 20 teams in the world will go through the group stage and the final stage. The India national team, which is considered one of the strongest teams in the world, will also participate. The experts predict that this team will win the tournament easily. However, the British Teams will try their best to beat the Indian Team. As for the hosts of the competition, the Australia national cricket team is also a strong claimant on the main trophy, as the support of the 9 home stadiums. One of them, Melbourne Cricket Ground, can host more than 1000 viewers.