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Hosts Australia will be defending champions after hammering New Zealand by eight wickets in Dubai on the 2021 World cup, with both of this years finalists automatically qualifying for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage along with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Pakistan, and South Africa who are the eight highest-ranked teams.
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The event which is scheduled to take place between 16 October and 13 November next year will see a total of 45 matches hosted across seven cities.
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Final will be hosted under lights at the MCG on 13 November 2022. The semi-finals will be hosted at the Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval on 9 and 10 November, respectively.
Our Aussie men will be defending their @T20WorldCup title in front of a home crowd next year!— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) November 16, 2021
A total of 45 matches will be played across seven amazing host cities, with the Final to be contested under lights at the MCG on 13 November, 2022 ? pic.twitter.com/1P62Pwppd4
Namibia, Scotland, Sri Lanka, and the West Indies will play in Round 1. The four remaining spots at Australia 2022 will be filled via the ongoing qualification pathway, culminating in two global qualifying tournaments one to take place in Oman in February and the other in Zimbabwe in June/July.