- 11 International Cricket Council World T20 matches to be played in Perth in 2020
- Six matches to be played at Perth Stadium and five at the WACA Ground
- Thousands of tourists expected to attend and generate $23 million in visitor spend
- This will be the first time the World T20 will be played in Australia
The McGowan Government, through Tourism Western Australia, has successfully bid to host 11 International Cricket Council (ICC) World T20 (WT20) matches in Perth in 2020.
Six men's matches will be played at Perth Stadium and five women's matches will be hosted at the WACA Ground, with fixtures to be announced in early 2019.
Thousands of people are expected to travel to Perth from interstate, and overseas, for the men's tournament alone, generating an estimated $23 million in visitor expenditure.
The matches will be broadcast into key tourism markets including the Eastern States, UK, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, New Zealand and the emerging market of India, showing off our new stadium and Perth's recent transformation.