Upcoming ICC Tournament Fixtures and Schedule - From 2025 to 2031

With so many cricket tournaments happening around the world, it is difficult for any cricket fan to keep track of the action. From the IPL to the Big Bash League, numerous T20 leagues, T10 tournaments, Ranji Trophy, County Cricket, other domestic championships, and international bilateral series, there's an overwhelming amount of cricket to follow. However, what cricket fans always eagerly await are the ICC Tournaments, the most prestigious events that every team aspires to win. You get to see the biggest rivals head to head against each other on the biggest stage in these ICC tournaments with both teams having all to play for. 

The ICC ODI Cricket World Cup Trophy
Credit: Hindustan Times

So, in this article by ZAP, let's look at all the matches and schedules of ICC tournaments like the ODI Cricket World Cup, The T20 World Cups, the Champions Trophy and the World Test Championship and their venues from 2025 to 2031.

ICC Tournament Schedule - From 2025 to 2031

ICC's upcoming schedule for future tournaments
Credit: ICC on Twitter

The ICC has announced the hosts for men's white ball events from 2025 to 2031. During this period, 12 countries will host major tournaments, including two Men's Cricket World Cups, four Men's T20 World Cups, and two Champions Trophy events. Notably, Namibia will host ICC event for the first time. Other host nations include Australia, Bangladesh, England, Ireland, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, and Zimbabwe




February 2025


Champions Trophy

February 2026

India and Sri Lanka

T20 World Cup

October-November 2027

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia

ODI World Cup

October 2028

Australia, New Zealand

T20 World Cup

October 2029


Champions Trophy

June 2030

England, Ireland, Scotland

T20 World Cup

October-November 2031

India and Bangladesh

ODI World Cup

2025 Champions Trophy - Pakistan

Returning to Pakistan after a long hiatus, the ICC Champions Trophy 2025 will be a landmark event. Pakistani fans are eagerly waiting to showcase their hospitality and passion for cricket to the world.

2026 T20 World Cup - India and Sri Lanka

After a heartbreaking loss as the hosts of the 2023 ICC ODI Cricket World Cup, India will be back at hosting a T20 World Cup in 2026. Co hosted by India and Sri Lanka, the 2026 edition of the T20 World Cup promises to be a cricketing festival, with electrifying atmospheres and packed stadiums.

Also Read: Cricket Stadiums in India

2027 ODI World Cup - South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia

The 2027 50-over World Cup will return to to Africa in 2027, promising scenic venues and a celebration of cricket across the continent. South Africa will be back at hosting an ICC event, but it will be the first time ever Namibia will have the honours to host the biggest cricket competiton.

2028 T20 World Cup - Australia, New Zealand

The Southern Hemisphere hosts the T20 World Cup, with Australia and New Zealand back at doing the hosting jobs. Offering fast-paced pitches and stunning backdrops the stadiums and the atmosphere in the two countires will make the 2028 T20 World Cup a tournament to watch.

2029 Champions Trophy - India

India will host it's third ICC Tournament win a decade with the 2029 staged to be played in India. The Men in Blue will have a chance to overturn the previous result of the ODI World Cup that took place in the country by lifting the trophy.

2030 T20 World Cup - England, Ireland, Scotland

The United Kingdom will be back at hosting an ICC Event after 11 years after the 2019 ICC ODI Cricket World Cup. The competition will promise the best of English summer cricket, with passionate crowds and historic venues adding to the charm.

2031 ODI World Cup - India and Bangladesh

India will be back once again hosting the biggest tournament, just 8 years after hosting the 2023 edition. This time alongside Bangladesh as the co hosts, there is ample time for both countries to work on their infrastructure and make the tournament more lively. 


When will the Champions Trophy 2025 take place?

The Champions Trophy 2025 is scheduled to take place in February and March 2025 in Pakistan. But considering the India - Pakistan geopolitical relations, the ICC will have to try and figure out a way to conduct matches with complete safety.

When is the next cricket world cup?

The next Cricket World Cup is scheduled for October to November 2027 in India.

Where will the next ICC T20 World Cup be played?

The next ICC T20 World Cup will be hosted by India and Sri Lanka in February 2026.


Now that you have read about the upcoming ICC Tournaments' schedule and venue, here are some more articles we recommend you read:

ICC ODI World Cup Winners List | ICC T20 World Cup Winners List | ICC Women's World Cup Winners List

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