International Cricket Council
T20 World Cup Venue Guide

The Gabba

Brisbane / Meanjin
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The Gabba | ICC Men's T20 World Cup Venues


- Download the official T20 World Cup App for live scores, interactive polls and match day info

- Gates open 90 minutes before the scheduled start of play

- Public Transport on Match Day is included with your ticket! Free travel on QR City Network Services and Brisbane City Council Buses (restrictions apply).

- All spectators, including children, will be subject to bag search and scanning using a Handheld Metal Detector prior to entry


Wheelchair and accessible seating along with carer and companion seating is available throughout the venue for all matches and can be purchased online via or via the Ticketing Contact Centre.

The Gabba offers accessibility seating and facilities throughout the stadium. There are 66 wheelchair positions and 66 carer seats that are located without the need to utilise the stairs.

Changing Places

The Gabba also provides an accredited Changing Places facility for patrons and their carers that allows for additional space and specialised equipment for the changing place to be used safely and comfortably. The changing places facility includes a full sized adult changing table, ceiling hoist and shower. The changing place facility can be located on level two adjacent to gate 9 and is accessible on all event days.

Sensory Room

Patrons will have access to the Gabbas sensory room. This room is a quiet and calm environment which helps provide a comfortable escape for individuals who are overwhelmed in a stadium environment. Sensory bags equipped with noise cancelling headphones, fidget tools, visual cue cards and weight lap pads are provided for guests.

Accessible toilets

Accessible toilets are located throughout the Gabba.


The Gabba is a cashless venue


Please stay home if you are unwell or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

For the safety of all, we recommend you wear a face mask when moving around and exiting the venue to protect yourself and others.

Please wash or sanitise your hands regularly and cover coughs and sneezes. There are the hand sanitiser stations available around the venue.


You may bring a small esky or cooler bag to the venue, but it must be 'soft-sided' and smaller than H:35cm, W:20cm, L:30cm to fit under your seat.

Under the Venue Regulations for The Gabba, hard-sided eskies are not permitted in to the ground.

Prohibited Items section below to ensure any food and drink you bring is permitted into the venue.


First aid services are available to all patrons and medical crew will be present inside and outside the stadium. Please ask a member of staff for assistance if you require medical attention.


All lost property that is found or handed in will be retained for 30 days by the stadium. Any property that remains unclaimed after this time will be donated to local charities.


Merchandise will be available from a number of outlets inside and outside the venue. Please ask a member of staff or a volunteer to direct you to the nearest one.


Ticket Pass outs will be permitted at all T20WC venues on all match days.*

Each ticketholder must have their ticket scanned out at the time they exit the venue. Ticket holders must retain their valid Match-day ticket as they will be required to scan their ticket to exit and again to re-enter.

If a ticketholder tries to re-enter the venue and their ticket has not first been scanned out, they may be denied entry back into the venue.

All ticket holders re-entering the venue will be required to go through and pass the full security check again before re-entry.

*Pass outs will be issued at the discretion of the T20WC or Venue management. Read the full Ticket Passout Policy


Don’t forget to use the Aramco Recycling machines to dispose of your plastic waste. Aramco & ICC will recycle these into clothing. Look for them around the venue.


Please bring only what you need to enjoy a day at the cricket and leave the following common items at home, as you will not be permitted to bring them into the venue. Prohibited items include:
- Metal cans or glass bottles
- Large banners and large flag sticks that are over 1.6m in length
- Balls, including cricket balls
- Musical instruments, including whistles, horns, vuvuzelas and megaphones (unless previously arranged and approved)
- Eskies and cooler bags that are hard-sided or larger than H:35cm, W:20cm, L:30cm (Hard-sided eskies are not permitted under the Venue Regulations for The Gabba)
- Alcohol
- Any food or non-alcoholic drinks other than small amounts for personal consumption

For a full list of Prohibited & Restricted Behaviour and Items refer to the Ticket Terms and Conditions


The safety and security of fans, teams and staff is of paramount importance to the ICC. All spectators, including children, will be subject to bag search and scanning using a Handheld Metal Detector prior to entry. Persons who refuse to participate may be denied entry.

Please arrive early and be patient with our staff while they work to ensure we all have a safe and enjoyable day.

Any person having entered the Stadium and found to be in possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Item, shall have such item confiscated and may be asked to leave the Venue.


Smoking and vaping anywhere within the venue is prohibited


Umbrellas are permitted into the Venue but, for the comfort of others, must not be raised in the seating bowl or concourse areas during play.


The Gabba has been the home of cricket in Queensland since 1896 and is well known throughout the cricketing world for hosting all forms of international cricket, as well as Sheffield Shield matches.

It traditionally hosts the first Test match of the Australian summer and will provide a fun and lively atmosphere for fans attending the ICC T20 World Cup.

The Gabba is world renowned for its ‘true’, hard, fast and bouncy pitches - perfect for T20 cricket!