The eighth version of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will begin in South Africa on Friday.
The match begins with host South Africa taking up Sri Lanka in Group 1 in Cape Town. Paarl and Gqeberha are the opposite two cities that can host matches.
Defending champion Australia has been positioned in Group 1 and can begin its marketing campaign in opposition to New Zealand on February 11. The match may even supply an India-Pakistan encounter in Group 2 on February 12.
Ahead of the showpiece occasion, right here’s all the things that you should know concerning the 2023 version of the girls’s World Cup.
History and most profitable groups within the Women’s ODI World Cup
The girls’s T20 World Cup was first performed in 2009 in England, two years after the primary males’s version. The host emerged victorious within the inaugural version, beating New Zealand within the ultimate.
However, Australia has emerged because the dominant staff within the match, reaching the ultimate within the subsequent six editions. Australia has received 5 titles and is the defending champion, beating India within the ultimate on the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2020.
West Indies is the one different staff to have received the match when it trounced the Aussies in India in 2016.
What is the format of the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup?
The format of the match will comply with a round-robin stage with 10 groups adopted by the knockouts in a complete of 23 matches.
The prime two groups from each teams will make it to the semifinals, to be performed on February 23 and 24 in Cape Town. The ultimate will happen on February 26 on the similar venue.
Which groups are taking part within the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup?
The 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup version may have 10 groups together with host South Africa, New Zealand, England, Australia, India, West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
When and the place will the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup ultimate be performed ?
The 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup ultimate might be performed on the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town on February 26.
Match schedule timings and streaming particulars for the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup
The 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup might be telecast stay on the Star Sports Network and might be streamed on-line on Disney+Hotstar.
GROUPS AND SQUADS
GROUP A: Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka.
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
Bangladesh: Nigar Sultana Joty (c) Marufa Akter, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Fahima Khatun, Shorna Akter, Salma Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Shamima Sultana, Murshida Khatun, Nahida Akter, Rumana Ahmed, Lata Mondol, Ritu Moni, Disha Biswas, Sobhana Mostary
Reserves: Rabeya, Sanjida Akther Maghla, Sharmin Akter Supta
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: Sune Luus (c), Annerie Dercksen, Marizanne Kapp, Lara Goodall, Ayabonga Khaka, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Shabnim Ismail, Tazmin Brits, Masabata Klaas, Laura Wolvaardt, Sinalo Jafta, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Anneke Bosch, Delmi Tucker.
Non-traveling reserves: Micaéla Andrews, Tebogo Macheke, Tumi Sekhukhune
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Oshadi Ranasinghe, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Anushka Sanjeewani, Kaushini Nuthyangana, Malsha Shehani, Inoka Ranaweera, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasuriya, Vishmi Gunaratne, Tharika Sewwandi, Ama Kanchana, Sathya Sandeepani
GROUP B: England, India, Ireland, Pakistan and West Indies.
India: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Richa Ghosh, 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.
Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (c), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Sadaf Shamas, Fatima Sana, Javeria Wadood, Muneeba Ali, Nashra Sundhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz, Tuba Hassan.
Travelling Reserves: Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz.
England: Heather Knight (c), Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danni Wyatt.
Travelling Reserves: Issy Wong, Dani Gibson.
Ireland: Laura Delany (c), Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Mary Waldron.
West Indies: Hayley Matthews (c), Shemaine Campbelle (vc), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams.
Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 full schedule
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 – Fixtures
10 February – South Africa v Sri Lanka – Cape Town
11 February – West Indies v England – Paarl
11 February – Australia v New Zealand – Paarl
12 February – India v Pakistan – Cape Town
12 February – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka – Cape Town
13 February – Ireland v England – Paarl
13 February – South Africa v New Zealand – Paarl
14 February – Australia v Bangladesh – Gqeberha
15 February – West Indies v India – Cape Town
15 February – Pakistan v Ireland – Cape Town
16 February – Sri Lanka v Australia – Gqeberha
17 February – New Zealand v Bangladesh – Cape Town
17 February – West Indies v Ireland – Cape Town
18 February – England v India – Gqeberha
18 February- South Africa v Australia – Gqeberha
19 February – Pakistan v West Indies – Paarl
19 February – New Zealand v Sri Lanka – Paarl
20 February – Ireland v India – Gqeberha
21 February – England v Pakistan – Cape Town
21 February – South Africa v Bangladesh – Cape Town
23 February – SEMI-FINAL 1 – Cape Town
24 February – SEMI-FINAL 2 – Cape Town
26 February – FINAL – Cape Town
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