The following article is about the Super 12 teams that will participate in the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2022. There is no end to the joy for the cricket fans. It has not even been a whole week since the T20 World Cup 2021 ended, but the fans have already recovered from sadness. After having to deal with yet another heartbreak, New Zealand came to India to play T20 and test matches. It has been a rollercoaster ride since the commencement of the tournament, but the rollercoaster side has still not reached its end. Many cricketing tours are being played all over the world to make all the crickets happy in the whole world.
Other than the cricketing tours, there is news that the International Cricket Council published a couple of days back. Since the news was released, the cricketing fans are counting the days. You may ask what is there to count. When I will say the answer, you too will start counting. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will come back again in 2022. This year we had a lot of fun and arrangements are being made to happen again the next year. The full disclosure of the tournament is yet to be revealed. So we will be presented with all the details that have been published till now. So keep on reading the article.
History of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup
The first-ever T20 Cricket World Cup was played in 2007. Previous to that the Cricket fans only saw ODI World Cup, which used to take place every four years. So then, there was a lot of excitement surrounding the tournament. South Africa was the host of the tournament. India won the maiden T20 Cricket World Cup by defeating Pakistan in the final. Matthew Hayden of Australia was the highest run-scorer of the tournament, and Umar Gul of Pakistan took the most number of wickets. The tournament ran from 11th September to 24th September 2007.
From there the tournament gained massive popularity. It is the first time that a single sport had two world cups. The second T20 World Cup was held in England, and Pakistan won the tournament. West Indies is the only team to win the tournament two times, and Sri Lanka has played the most number of finals (3 finals). In all the eight editions of the tournament, Mahela Jayawardene scored the most number of runs (1016), and Shakib Al Hasan took the most number of wickets (41). The latest team to win the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in Australia.
The eight automatic qualifiers for the Super 12 stage of the 2022 ICC Men's #T20WorldCup are now CONFIRMED!
More on the sides that made the cut ???? https://t.co/Dw4JG5PG71
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) November 6, 2021
Where Will The Next ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup be Held?
In the latest news, ICC revealed that the 9th edition of ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup will be held in 2022. This year’s winner, Australia, will be the host of the tournament. The semi-final matches will be held at Sydney Cricket Stadium, and Adelaide Oval Stadium on the 9th and 10th of November 2022, respectively, while the final will be played in Melbourne Cricket Ground, located in Melbourne. Apart from Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart, Perth, and Sydney will be the host cities of the tournament. Just like 2021, the tournament will be held in the October and November months. The tournament is supposed to start from the 16th of October to the 13th of November in 2022. The tournament will have forty-five matches in total.
Who is the Super 12 for T20 Cricket World Cup 2022?
The Super 12 for T20 Cricket World Cup 2022 has not been fully revealed. Out of the 12 teams, only eight teams have been confirmed. Those teams are Australia, New Zealand, England, Pakistan, India, South Africa, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. These teams will directly enter the Super 12, while Scotland, West Indies, Sri Lanka, and Namibia will have to take part in the first round. The last four teams are yet to be named. They will be selected based on their qualification. In total, 16 teams will take part, and from their four teams will be eliminated, and we will get the Super 12.