The ICC Twenty20 World Cup is the bi-annual international championship of Twenty20 cricket and is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The tournament is contested by 12 all-male teams from all ten Test-playing nations incl. Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and Bangladesh, plus two qualified ICC associate member nations.
In the Group Stage, four groups of three teams play each other. The top two teams per group qualify for the Super 8s.
In the Super 8s, two four-team groups play three games each. The two top teams per group advance to the Knock-out stage.
In the Knock-out stage, two group winners play the runner up of the other group in semi-finals, followed by a final.