England will be looking to start their T20 World Cup campaign with a win when they enter their opener against Afghanistan as heavy favourites.
Afghanistan have never made it past the second round of the tournament, while England will be trying to win it all for the first time since 2010.
Two teams with different ambitions, but with a lot at stake.
This is how you can catch all the action.
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When is England vs. Afghanistan?
The clash of England and Afghanistan will take place on Saturday, October 22with the game scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. local time (10:00 pm AEDT / 3:30 pm AT / 12:00 pm BST).
Optus Stadium, located in Perth, Western Australia, will host the match.
Even though the World Cup officially started last week, Saturday will mark the first match of the tournament for both teams.
As part of the same Super 12 group, England and Afghanistan will each play four more matches before the semi-final participants are confirmed.
TV channel England vs. Afghanistan, live broadcast, start time
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|start time||22:00 AEDT (19:00 local time)||12:00 p.m. BST||3:30 p.m. to||4:30 pm||7:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time||7:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time|
For broadcast details involving other countries, please click here.
England squads vs. Afghanistan
England T20 World Cup squad
- Joseph Butler (c)
- moeen ali
- harry brook
- Sam Curran
- alex hales
- Chris Jordan
- liam livingstone
- David Malan
- Adil Rashid
- phil salt
- ben stokes
- Reece Topley
- david willey
- Chris Woakes
- mark wood
Afghanistan T20 World Cup squad
- Mohammad Nabi (c)
- Najibullah Zadran
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz
- Azmatullah Omarzai
- Darwish Rasooli
- Farid Ahmed Malik
- Fazal Haq Farooqui
- Hazratullah Zazai
- Ibrahim Zadran
- Mujeeb ur Rahman
- Naveen ul Haq
- qays ahmad
- Rashid Khan
- salim safi
- usman ghani
How to buy tickets for England vs. Afghanistan
With the capacity to hold more than 60,000 fans, tickets are still available for Saturday’s match at Optus Stadium.
To buy tickets for other games in the T20 World Cup, Click here.