Advertisement
Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Final Fixtures For ICC Women's T20 World Cup Announced

Bangladesh won the qualifying event in Scotland and as a result, they have been placed in Group A of the upcoming World Cup along with defending champions Australia, India, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka.

Final Fixtures For ICC Women's T20 World Cup Announced
| Twitter
Final Fixtures For ICC Women's T20 World Cup Announced
outlookindia.com
2019-09-08T09:35:31+05:30

The final fixtures for the upcoming women's T20 World Cup were finalised on Sunday as both Thailand and Bangladesh qualified for the tournament after an impressive showing at the global qualifying event.

Bangladesh won the qualifying event in Scotland and as a result, they have been placed in Group A of the upcoming World Cup along with defending champions Australia, India, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka.

Thailand, who played their first women's international match 12 years ago, scripted history by qualifying for the tournament. They have been placed in Group B along with England, South Africa, West Indies, and Pakistan.

"We are thrilled to be welcoming Bangladesh and Thailand to Australia for the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020," ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee CEO, Nick Hockley said in a statement.

"We know that both teams will receive fantastic support, from fans living here in Australia and those visiting from around the world," he added.

ALSO READ: Frustrated Mithali Raj Won't Play T20s For India Women's Cricket Team Anymore

Thailand was able to enter the finals of the qualifying event, but they had to suffer a loss at the hands of Bangladesh by 70 runs.

They will take on West Indies in their opening match of the Women's World Cup on February 22, 2019.

On the other hand, Bangladesh will face defending champions Australia in their first match of the tournament on February 27.

The eight top-ranked teams based on finishing positions from the last ICC T20 World Cup in the West Indies in 2018, automatically qualified for the tournament, as fixtures involving those teams were announced in January this year.

Australia and India will lock horns in the opening match of the World Cup on February 21.

The final of the tournament will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on March 8 will is also known as International Women's Day.

Later in the year, 16 teams will be participating in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 from October 18- November 15.

Australia will play their first match of the tournament against Pakistan on October 24. India will face South Africa in their first match of the tournament on the same date.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Why A Democratic India Must Junk Draconian AFSPA

Why A Democratic India Must Junk Draconian AFSPA

Experts believe the AFSPA has caused more harm to the Indian State in insurgency-hit areas than mitigating problems. Here’s why.

Nagaland Ambush: Not Just AFSPA, It’s Time To Do Away With Most Special Laws

Nagaland Ambush: Not Just AFSPA, It’s Time To Do Away With Most Special Laws

It may be time for India to uphold human dignity, take a hard look at some of its regressive laws like AFSPA which includes Special Laws that authorises detention without trial.

Ashes 2021-22: Australia Start Favourites - Statistical Preview

Ashes 2021-22: Australia Start Favourites - Statistical Preview

The Gabba has been like a fortress for Australia in the Ashes. The Aussies have a 12-4 win-loss record in Brisbane and they will do everything to protect that record.

Why AFSPA In Jammu And Kashmir Is Not Just A Defence Act

Why AFSPA In Jammu And Kashmir Is Not Just A Defence Act

Has the AFSPA become an ideological Act, a tool to revise Kashmir history? Many analysts believe so.

Advertisement