Hosts and defending champions Australia will take on India in their only warm-up fixture ahead of the T20 World Cup on October 17 in Brisbane. India will play their second warm-up against New Zealand two days later at the same venue.
T20 World Cup warm-up fixtures
10 Oct – WI vs UAE, Scotland vs Netherlands (Junction Oval), SL vs Zimbabwe (MCG)
11 Oct – Namibia vs Ireland (MCG)
12 Oct – WI vs Netherlands (MCG)
13 Oct – Zimbabwe vs Namibia, SL vs Ireland (Junction Oval), Scotland vs UAE (MCG)
17 Oct – Aus vs India, Eng vs Pak (the Gabba), NZ vs SA, Afg vs Ban (Allan Border Field)
19 Oct – Afg vs Pak, NZ vs India (The Gabba), Ban vs SA (Allan Border Field)
The ICC announced on Thursday that the teams in the first round – West Indies, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Scotland, UAE and Zimbabwe – will play their warm-up fixtures between October 10 and 13 at the MCG and the Junction Oval in Brisbane. The teams starting the Super 12 stage will play warm-ups on October 17 and 19 at the Gabba and Allan Border Field.
The ICC added that these warm-up fixtures “will not carry official T20 International status.”