With the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 fast approaching, some fans can finally experience matches in person and feel the excitement within the stadium.
Our research shows that 46% of global travelers are excited to travel abroad for a sporting event as travel restrictions ease, and while some fans may not be able to travel to Oman or the UAE to watch the ICC Men’s T20 tournament live, We are sharing six destinations around the globe to inspire cricket fans to bring their cricket dreams to life as restrictions continue to ease and it becomes safe and responsible to travel again. Whether it’s to enjoy warmer matches in Australia or Barbados, a glass of Pimms in the pavilion in England or feel the energy of the crowds in India or Sri Lanka.
Booking.com is the official accommodation booking partner of the tournament which takes place from 17 October – 14 November. To build added excitement and anticipation for the tournament, We have also enlisted star England cricketer and ICC ODI Cricket World Cup 2019 winner, Jos Buttler, as global campaign ambassador for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Jos has been warming up for the forthcoming tournament with a final indoor batting challenge on home soil, trying to beat his own run score of 32, before England head out to the UAE and Oman to face their biggest rivals in T20 cricket. You can also find out about his favourite cricket memories including his most memorable cricket ground to play at in a quick fire Q&A for Booking.com.
Where to stay: Just a short walk away from Melbourne Cricket Ground, Quest Jolimont offers sleek and modern self contained apartments perfect for a comfortable stay. Fitted with flat screen TVs, air conditioning, a full kitchen and stunning views of the city, these apartments are perfect for cricket fans to put their feet up and feel at home after an exciting day of batting and fielding. For the more active travelers, discover what Melbourne has to offer with a kayaking tour towards the Dockland’s marina to explore the city before or after a world-class cricket match.
Where to stay: In London’s Little Venice, Europa House offers spacious apartments in a regency townhouse, with three acres of private gardens and is just a short walk from Lord’s. Decorated with chic textiles, original artwork and wooden floors, each of these luxury apartments have a large living area where guests can sit back and relax. Clifton Road is nearby, where guests can find a selection of cafes, organic delis and chic boutiques to enjoy a quintessentially English day before a good game of cricket.
Cape Town, South Africa
Where to stay: Situated just around the corner from Newlands cricket ground The Bergzicht Guest Suite offers a cozy stay close to the cricket action. The suite is equipped with a kitchenette, dining area, living room and private bathroom and also offers a beautiful terrace overlooking the garden. When not enjoying a match, guests can enjoy hiking, fishing and all Cape Town has to offer or experience the city from the water with a coastal cruise.
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