The State Government, through Tourism WA, successfully bid to host the 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, the opening night of the Super 12s, with a blockbuster evening match featuring world number one England against Afghanistan, showcasing Perth Stadium to a global audience.

This match will be followed by Australia v 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 a blockbuster India v South Africa match on 30 October.

These matches are expected to attract interstate and international visitors to Perth, and generate millions in visitor expenditure for the local economy, plus showcase Perth to a global TV audience. With five matches across a nine-day period, Perth will create an exciting and vibrant cricket festival experience for visitors and locals alike.

In February 2020, Perth hosted five women’s matches at the WACA Ground as part of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, but the arrival of COVID-19 in March 2020 resulted in the Men’s tournament being rescheduled to 16 October - 13 November 2022.

In an Australian-first, iconic landmarks in the event's seven host cities, including the Bell Tower in Perth, will be illuminated with giant images of the world's greatest T20 players to celebrate the reveal of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 fixture.

The full list of Perth ICC Men’s T20 World Cup fixtures is available from www.t20worldcup.com

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

Fans can register before 31 January to get the best chance of securing their seats in the pre-sale.

Tourism Minister Roger Cook said;

“Hosting the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup event is a fantastic opportunity to showcase Perth and our State to a global audience.

“Cricket is a much-loved sport around the world, with the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be broadcast in a number of WA’s key tourism markets, including the United Kingdom and India.

“The T20 format is fun, fast-paced, and exciting, creating an electric atmosphere for spectators, and importantly, attracting and engaging a global audience.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming the world’s best players, as well as visiting fans from interstate and international markets.”

Sport Minister David Templeman said;

“The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will cement Perth Stadium as a frontrunner for hosting world class events, catapulting Australia’s Best Stadium onto screens around the world.

“The blockbuster India and South Africa match will maximise the stadium’s potential, with its renowned lighting display set to create the ultimate fan experience, and an unforgettable evening for ticket holders.

“T20 cricket is a fantastic format, and our passion for cricket in Australia is contagious, which will undoubtedly inspire West Australians to take up the sport across all levels, from grass roots to A-grade competitions.”

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee Chief Executive Officer Michelle Enright said;

“Hosting what will be the biggest sporting event in Australia next year has the ability to lift the nation’s spirits, and the timing of the event could not be better for fans across the whole country to experience the joy of live sport again.

“We saw both at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2015 and in the Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020, the power of major events to unite people and communities through sport; and we can’t wait to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together again for a celebration of cricket and culture.”