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Announced today - Sydney Showground to host ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Opening Ceremony& five matches

Posted on : 11 February 2019

29 January 2019

Sydney Showground is set to host the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup opening celebration on 21 February 2020 and five matches at Sydney Showground Stadium. 

From February 21 to March 8, Sydneysiders will have the privilege of watching ten of the world’s best women’s cricket teams go head to head with 5 of the 23 matches happening right here at Sydney Olympic Park. 

Known for its big experiences, the multi-purpose venue is no stranger to large international events and encourages guests to come along and enjoy all the action on: Friday 21 February, Sunday 1 March and Tuesday 3 March 2020.

As the biggest women’s sporting event ever staged in Australia, Sydney Showground General Manager, Peter Thorpe says it is an honour to be involved.

“Sydney Showground Stadium is a beloved venue on the sporting circuit, its access to public transport, proximity to accommodation, numerous food outlets and function space provides the perfect location to celebrate Australian Sport,” Mr Thorpe said.

The eight qualifying teams so far are: Australia; England; New Zealand; West Indies, India; South Africa; Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


For further information please contact:

Nicola Dalby

Communications Coordinator

E: ndalby@rasnsw.com.au T: (02) 9704 1041 

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