The T20 World Cup 2022 will be played in 7 cities – Adelaide, Brisbane, Victoria, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.
T20 World Cup 2022 Stadiums
Adelaide Oval is the proud centerpiece of this cosmopolitan city. It’s a place steeped in sporting, artistic, and cultural history – loved for its heritage and modern touches. An extensive renovation completed in 2013 increased the stadium’s capacity to 53,500 and strengthened its reputation for hosting world-class events.
Today, Adelaide Oval is home to AFL, cricket, football, rugby league, and sell-out concerts by renowned artists, including Adele, Guns N’ Roses, and The Rolling Stones.
South Australia has proudly hosted cricket for almost 150 years. Over the decades, Adelaide Oval has welcomed record-breaking matches, including the first-ever day-night Ashes Test in 2017.
The ground is also home to the world-famous Bradman Collection Museum – honoring Australian cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman – and hosts the popular RoofClimb experience, which transports visitors to the skies to gain a new perspective on this extraordinary place. Guided cricket walks are also available.
The Gabba has been the home of cricket in Queensland since 1896 and is well known throughout the cricketing world for hosting all forms of international cricket, and Sheffield Shield matches. Its capacity is about 42,000.
It traditionally hosts the first Test match of the Australian summer and will provide a fun and lively atmosphere for fans attending the ICC T20 World Cup.
The Gabba is world famous for its ‘real’, hard, fast, and bouncy pitches – perfect for T20 cricket!
Kardinia Park Stadium is one of the most impressive stadiums in Victoria. The recent redevelopment of the grounds has allowed it to develop into one of Australia’s premier regional venues and a world-class cricket facility.
Built in 1941, it was home to the Geelong Cats of the Australian Football League and many other domestic and international sporting competitions. The stadium, which holds just over 34,000 people, is the heart and soul of the Kardinia Park Precinct. This community hub also offers netball and water sports facilities, ample parking, and pitches.
In recent years, Kardinia Park has welcomed the Big Bash League, T20 Internationals, football friendlies, Super Rugby and Nitro Circus as part of its annual calendar of events.
Bellerive Oval sits on the east bank of the Derwent River, across the water but only a 10-minute drive from Hobart city center. Initially opened in 1914, the venue was Hobart’s main cricket headquarters until the 1987-88 season. It handles 20,000 audiences.
The ground has undergone significant upgrades, with the new Ricky Ponting Stand opening in early 2015 for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Bellerive Oval currently hosts domestic and international cricket and Australian Football League matches.
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Built in 1853, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is the largest stadium in the southern hemisphere and the 10th largest in the world, with a capacity of over 100,000.
It is a stadium steeped in history and the scene of some of the most memorable moments in Australian sports. The first cricket match at the MCG was played in September 1854, while Victoria and New South Wales met in the first inter-colonial match in March 1856.
The MCG is the birthplace of Test Cricket (1877) and one-day international cricket (1971), the home of the AFL Grand Final, and the host of the 1956 Olympics and 2006 Commonwealth Games, along with several major international events and concerts. In 2022, the MCG will host the final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Perth Stadium and surrounding parkland is located east of the Perth CBD, on the Burswood Peninsula.
Overlooking the scenic Swan River and the city of Perth to the west and the foothills to the east, this world-class 60,000-seat multi-purpose stadium hosts various sporting and entertainment events, including the Australian Football League, international competitions, and the Big Bash.
League cricket, football, rugby league, and union plus concerts. The stadium was officially opened on 21 January 2018.
Sydney Cricket Ground
Steeped in sporting history, the SCG has provided rich entertainment options for over 150 years. 48,000 people can easily adjust to this stadium. Almost every famous Australian cricketer has competed at the historic site, considered one of the country’s architectural treasures.
Located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs and adjacent to the central business district, the SCG resides in the cultural heart of Sydney.
The SCG was established on the former 1852 Garrison Ground behind Victoria Barracks, Paddington, by the NSW Cricket Association.
Today, the SCG is highly regarded as one of the premier cricket venues in the world, hosting the annual New Year’s Test, one-day internationals, and home to the NSW Blues and Sydney Sixers.