Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is just around the corner. The ICC have announced the schedule for the Women’s T20 World Cup, which will be held in South Africa this year. Following the qualifiers, Bangladesh and Ireland will take the final two seats in the 10-team tournament.
Beginning on February 10, 2023, hosts South Africa will meet Sri Lanka in the opening match of the eighth edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. The tournament matches will be played in Cape Town, Paarl, and Gqeberha, with the knockout rounds slated in Cape Town. The final will be held on 26 February 2023, with a reserve day available on the 27th in case of a significant interruption of play on the scheduled date.
Australia, the incumbent champion, are in Group 1 for the Women’s T20 World Cup in 2023, alongside Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand and hosts South Africa. Bangladesh, who fought and defeated Ireland in the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 final, and Sri Lanka are also in Group 1.
Group 2 consists of India, Pakistan, England, West Indies, and the runner-up of the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022, Ireland. Yes! India and Pakistan are in the same group and these arch-rivals will face each other on February 12 (Sunday).
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Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Groups
ICC have announced two groups and teams sharing the group as follows:
GROUP 1- Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh
GROUP 2- India, England, Pakistan, West Indies, and Ireland
Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Schedule
|10 February||South Africa vs Sri Lanka | Match No. 1||Cape Town||10:30 PM|
|11 February||West Indies vs England | Match No. 2||Paarl||6:30 PM|
|11 February||Australia vs New Zealand | Match No 3||Paarl||10:30 PM|
|12 February||India vs Pakistan | Match No. 4||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|12 February||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka | Match No. 5||Cape Town||10:30 PM|
|13 February||Ireland vs England | Match No. 6||Paarl||6:30 PM|
|13 February||South Africa vs New Zealand | Match No. 7||Paarl||10:30 PM|
|14 February||Australia vs Bangladesh | Match No. 8||Gqeberha||10:30 PM|
|15 February||West Indies vs India | Match No. 9||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|15 February||Pakistan vs Ireland | Match No. 10||Cape Town||10:30 PM|
|16 February||Sri Lanka vs Australia | Match No. 11||Gqeberha||6:30 PM|
|17 February||New Zealand vs Bangladesh | Match No. 12||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|17 February||West Indies vs Ireland | Match No. 13||Cape Town||10:30 PM|
|18 February||India vs England | Match No. 14||Gqeberha||6:30 PM|
|18 February||South Africa vs Australia | Match No. 15||Gqeberha||10:30 PM|
|19 February||Pakistan vs West Indies | Match No. 16||Paarl||6:30 PM|
|19 February||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka | Match No. 17||Paarl||10:30 PM|
|20 February||Ireland vs India | Match No. 18||Gqeberha||10:30 PM|
|21 February||England vs Pakistan | Match No. 19||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|21 February||South Africa vs Bangladesh | Match No. 20||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|23 February||SEMI-FINAL 1||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|24 February||RESERVE DAY||Cape Town|
|24 February||SEMI-FINAL 2||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|25 February||RESERVE DAY||Cape Town|
|26 February||FINAL||Cape Town||6:30 PM|
|27 February||RESERVE DAY||Cape Town|
Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Squads
- GROUP 1
AUSTRALIA: Meg Lanning (c), Alyssa Healy (vc), Darcie Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham
NEW ZEALAND: Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Eden Carson, Lauren Down, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu
SOUTH AFRICA: Yet to announce
BANGLADESH: Yet to announce
SRI LANKA: Yet to announce
- GROUP 2
INDIA: Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Smriti Mandhana (Vice-Captain), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Richa Ghosh (wk) Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Radha Yadav, Renuka Thakur, Anjali Sarvani, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shikha Pandey
Reserves: Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh
ENGLAND: Heather Knight (c), Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danni Wyatt.
Reserves: Issy Wong, Dani Gibson.
PAKISTAN: Bismah Maroof (c), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nashra Sandhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk) and Tuba Hassan
Reserves: Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz, and Sadaf Shamas
IRELAND: Yet to announce
WEST INDIES: Yet to announce
Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: Announcements till now
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