All you need to know: Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

September 8th 2022 by Craig Easdown | International

All you need to know: Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

Ireland Men's first match is 17 October

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup starts on 16 October 2022, with Ireland’s first match against Zimbabwe on 17 October. Find out below how you can watch, follow or attend Ireland’s campaign.

The 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is the eighth ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament, to be played in Australia from 16 October to 13 November 2022.


Where to find the latest news

The official tournament channels online

  • Website: link here
  • Fixtures: link here
  • Tickets: link here
  • Twitter: link here
  • Facebook: link here
  • Instagram: link here
  • Smartphone App: link here


Ireland Men’s fixtures

Official T20 World Cup warm-up matches

  • 11 October 2022: Ireland v Namibia – warm-up T20I (MCG; 7pm start)
  • 13 October 2022: Ireland v Sri Lanka – warm-up T20I (Junction Oval; 3pm start)

T20 World Cup - Round 1

  • 17 October 2022: Ireland v Zimbabwe (Bellerive Oval; starts 9am Irish time)
  • 19 October 2022: Ireland v Scotland (Bellerive Oval; starts 5am Irish time)
  • 21 October 2022: Ireland v West Indies (Bellerive Oval; starts 5am Irish time)

The top two teams from Round 1 go into the Group Stage. Details about the tournament, Group Stage fixtures and venues can be found here, while the full fixture schedule for the tournament is here.


The Squad

Andrew Balbirnie (captain), Paul Stirling (vice-captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Fionn Hand, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Simi Singh, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.

Coaching and support staff:
  • Head Coach: Heinrich Malan
  • Team Operations Manager: Chris Siddell
  • Coaches: Gary Wilson, Ryan Eagleson, Nathan Hauritz
  • Physiotherapist: Mark Rausa
  • Strength & Conditioning: Brendan Connor
  • Performance Analyst: Scott Irvine
  • Team Doctor: Anthony Perera
  • Performance Psychologist: Michael Caulfield
  • Media Manager: Craig Easdown



Watch the games
In Ireland and the UK, all Ireland matches will be available to watch through Sky Sports. Highlight clips after each match will be available on Facebook the same day.

Follow the games
We will provide:
  • Livescoring: via our Match Centre
  • Twitter score updates: via Cricket Ireland’s Twitter page
  • Match reports: via our Cricket Ireland website at the end of each day

Attend the games
The ICC’s tournament website has a ticket sales portal for the tournament.

NB: The warm-up games are closed to spectators.


Keep up with our podcast

The Green Ball Podcast is all about Irish cricket…and will be a great resource for updates about the T20 World Cup. Make sure you subscribe now in your favourite podcast app.
Green Ball Podcast


T20 World Cup 2021 - Match highlights

  • Game 1: Ireland v Netherlands
  • Game 2: Ireland v Sri Lanka
  • Game 3: Ireland v Namibia


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