Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 | Schedule, Squads, Venues
Women’s T20 World Cup is all set to excite cricket fans worldwide. It will be the first major cricket tournament of the new year. Ten teams will fight for the prestigious women’s T20 trophy in South Africa from February 10.
Australia, who tops the women’s T20 World Cup Winners List, defeated India in the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2020 Women’s T20 World Cup final.
Women’s T20 World Cup Schedule
Hosts South Africa will meet Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup 2023 opener at Newlands Cricket Ground on February 10. West Indies take on inaugural champions England, while Australia squares off against neighbors New Zealand on the 11th.
Harmanpreet Kaur-led India will begin its campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on the 12th. Bangladesh, too, will play their opening game on the same day, taking on fellow Asian side Sri Lanka.
Women’s T20 World Cup India Matches
After finishing runners-up in the last edition, India Senior Women’s T20 team will be eyeing their maiden T20 World Cup title in South Africa. India will open its campaign against Pakistan on February 12th at Newlands Cricket Stadium. In their second game, the Indian eves take on West Indies on the 15th.
The much-awaited clash against England will take place three days later. India will end their group-stage campaign against Ireland on the 20th.
Women’s T20 World Cup Groups
The ten teams are divided into two groups, with the winner and the runner-up from the two pools progressing into the semi-finals. The last four fixtures are set to be held on February 23 and 24. The final of the Women’s T20 World Cup is on February 26.
Group A: South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
Group B: England, West Indies, India, Pakistan, Ireland
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Schedule:
Harmanpreet Kaur (captain), Yastika Bhatia, Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Renuka Thakur, Radha Yadav, Pooja Vastrakar, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harleen Deol, Devika Vaidya, Deepti Sharma, Anjali Sarvani
Sophie Devine (captain), Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Eden Carson, Lauren Down, Hannah Rowe, Maddy Green, Lea Tahuhu, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Jess Kerr, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer
India will play their first two matches in Cape Town, while the ‘Women in Blue’ take on England and Ireland at Gqeberha’s St George’s Park. The tournament opener and the final will be played at the iconic Newlands Cricket Stadium.