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  • Australia, England, India and South Africa among teams to play ICC Men's T20 World Cup fixtures in Perth in October 2022.
  • Australia to play Group A first qualifier on Tuesday 25 October at Optus Stadium.
  • Event expected to attract large numbers of visitors and showcase WA to the world.

The State Government, through Tourism WA, successfully bid to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament — with the calendar of fixtures announced today.

Perth will host five Super 12 matches, across four game days, including one double-header and three standalone matches.

The matches will begin in Perth on Saturday 22 October 2022, the opening day of the tournament, with an evening match featuring world number one England versus Afghanistan.

This match will be followed by Australia versus the Group A first qualifier on Tuesday 25 October before Pakistan competes against the Group A first qualifier on Thursday 27 October.

The final Super Sunday fixture will feature a double-header between Pakistan and the Group A second qualifier, followed by India versus South Africa on October 30.

These matches will attract interstate and international visitors to Perth, and generate millions in expenditure for the local economy, while showcasing Western Australia to a global TV audience.

With five matches across a nine-day period, the tournament will create an exciting and vibrant cricket festival experience in Perth for visitors and locals alike.

Tickets to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup matches will go on sale to the general public from 7 February 2022.

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