Fashion the tremendous growth of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Such growth has meant that Cricket betting itself has seen a meteoric rise in total handle. Last held in 2016 the four-year wait has only served to add to the appetite of fans and gamblers. West Indies is the defending 2016 champion. That championship was clinched in Kolkata, India. England was the runner up in that Cricket World Cup event. Now for 2020, the Cricket World Cup will be held at Melbourne Australia. This will be the seventh different nation to host the event out of seven times.
2020 Men’s T20 World Cup Cricket Odds to Win:
|United Arab Emirates||1000/1|
|Papua New Guinea||1000/1|
2020 T20 Cricket World Cup Opening Schedule Overview
Saturday, October 17 marks the opening of the 2020 Cricket World Cup. First among the offshore bookmaker fixtures for the Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka vs. Ireland. Kardinia Park in Geelong will be the venue. Papua New Guinea will face Oman as the second match that day at Kardinia Park.
One match will be on the board for Sunday, October 18. Bangladesh will face Namibia at Bellerive Oval on Hobart. Next from Bellerive Oval is a Monday, October 19 match between Netherlands and Scotland. Ireland will face Oman that Monday from Kardinia Park.
The matchup of Top Teams
Above all defending champion, West Indies will face New Zealand on October 25, 2020. Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne will be the venue of this powerhouse showdown.
Also, of note from the top tier is Australia vs. Pakistan. October 24 is the date with the venue as Sydney Cricket Ground.
October 24 will feature the matchup of India vs. South Africa. Perth Stadium and Perth is where the game will take place. While England and South Africa will meet in Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney. October 30, 2020, is the date.
Yet another top Cricket Betting matchup on November 1, 2020, is England vs. India. Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne will host.
Most Successful Cricket National Teams
West Indies is the only two-time champion of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. Specifically, they won the championships in 2012 and 2016. West Indies has an all-time winning percentage of 58%. Coach Phil Simmons has been in the position since March 2020. Encompassing his appointment has been an era of glory. Jason Holder was just 23 when he was named captain five years ago. He commands the utmost respect of his teammates.
Sri Lanka has an all-time winning percentage of 64%. Most important of all was their championship in 2014. Mickey Arthur is the coach of Sri Lanka. Previously Arthur was a player for South Africa from 1986 through 2001. Arthur coached with South Africa before joining Sri Lanka in February 2020. Captain Dimuth Karunaratne is a world-class captain.
Next among the historic best in cricket in India with a win percentage of 64%. India was the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup champion in 2007. In view of Virat Kohli as top-order batsman does India remain dangerous. Correspondingly Kohli has won 12 different ICC player of the year award honors. Further, Kohli is the captain of the team.