Australia will host the seventh version of the ICC Women’s T20 WC 2020. The competition will bowl out on February 21 at the Sydney Showground Stadium.
The last is scheduled to be played at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 8, which likewise happens to be International Women’s Day. Hosts The opening match will be played between tournament favourites India and defending champions Australia.
A total of 23 games will be played in the following 20 days. All the ten teams partaking in the challenge have been partitioned into two groups of five each. The top two teams will progress to the knockout stage.
- Group A – Australia, India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
- Group B – England, South Africa, West Indies, Pakistan, Thailand
Squads of ICC Women’s T20 WC 2020:
Australia – Erin Burns, Nicola Carey, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachael Haynes (vice-capt), Alyssa Healy (wk), Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Meg Lanning (capt), Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Tayla Vlaeminck, Georgia Wareham.
Bangladesh – Ayesha Rahman, Fahima Khatun, Nahida Akhter, Nigar Sultana, Panna Ghosh, Fargana Hoque, Jahanara Alam, Khadija Tul Kubra, Murshida Khatun, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed (vice-capt), Salma Khatun (capt), Sanjida Islam, Shamima Sultana, Sobhana Mostary.
England – Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Amy Jones (wk), Heather Knight (capt), Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole (vice-capt), Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Sarah Glenn, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield, Danni Wyatt.
India – Taniya Bhatia (wk), Harleen Deol, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Shikha , Arundhati Reddy, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Richa Ghosh, Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Jemimah, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Shafali Verma, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav.
New Zealand – Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine (capt), Lauren, Maddy Green, Holly Huddleston, Hayley Jensen, Katey Martin (wk), Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Rachel Priest (wk), Lea Tahuhu.
Pakistan – Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Bismah Maroof (capt), Diana Baig, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Syeda Aroob Shah.
South Africa – Trisha Chetty (wk), Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Dane van Niekerk (capt), Tumi Sekhukhune, Nondumiso Shangase, Chloe Tryon (vice-capt), Laura Wolvaardt.
Sri Lanka – Chamari Atapattu (capt), Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Harshitha Madavi (vice-capt), Dilani Manodara, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Hansima Karunaratne, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Probodhani, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene, Umesha Thimashini.
Thailand – Nattaya Boochatham, Natthakan, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Rosenanee Kanoh, Suwanan Khiaoto, Nannapat Koncharoenkai (wk), Suleeporn, Soraya, Naruemol Chaiwai, Wongpaka Liengprasert, Phannita Maya, Ratanaporn Padunglerd, Thipatcha Puttawong, Chanida Sutthiruang, Sornnarin Tippoch (capt).
West Indies – Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Sheneta Grimmond, Chinelle Henry, Lee Ann Kirby, Shamilia Connell, Britney Cooper, Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews, Anisa Mohammed (vice-capt), Chedean Nation, Shakera Selman, Stafanie Taylor (capt).
Full Schedule of ICC Women’s T20 WC 2020:
|Matches||Date||Venue||Match Timings (IST)|
|Australia vs India||21-Feb||Sydney Showground||13:30|
|West Indies vs Thailand||22-Feb||WACA, Perth||12:30|
|New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||22-Feb||WACA, Perth||16:30|
|England vs South Africa||23-Feb||WACA, Perth||16:30|
|Australia vs Sri Lanka||24-Feb||WACA, Perth||12:30|
|India vs Bangladesh||24-Feb||WACA, Perth||16:30|
|England vs Thailand||26-Feb||Manuka Oval, Canberra||9:30|
|West Indies vs Pakistan||26-Feb||Manuka Oval, Canberra||13:30|
|India vs New Zealand||27-Feb||Juction Oval, Melbourne||9:30|
|Australia vs Bangladesh||27-Feb||Manuka Oval, Canberra||13:30|
|South Africa vs Thailand||28-Feb||Manuka Oval, Canberra||9:30|
|England vs Pakistan||28-Feb||Juction Oval, Melbourne||13:30|
|New Zealand vs Bangladesh||29-Feb||Juction Oval, Melbourne||5:30|
|India vs Sri Lanka||29-Feb||Juction Oval, Melbourne||9:30|
|South Africa vs Pakistan||1-Mar||Sydney Showground||9:30|
|England vs West Indies||1-Mar||Sydney Showground||13:30|
|Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh||2-Mar||Juction Oval, Melbourne||5:30|
|Australia vs New Zealand||2-Mar||Juction Oval, Melbourne||9:30|
|Pakistan vs Thailand||3-Mar||Sydney Showground||9:30|
|West Indies vs South Africa||3-Mar||Sydney Showground||13:30|
|Semifinal 1: B1 vs A2||5-Mar||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||11:30|
|Semifinal 2: A1 vs B2||5-Mar||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney||16:30|
|Final: TBC vs TBC||8-Mar||Melbourne Ccricket Ground||16:30|
List of Winners of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
|Australia||New Zealand||2010/West Indies|
Broadcast and Live Streaming Details
India – Star Sports Network, Doordarshan & Hotstar
Australia – Channel 9, Fox Sports, Kayo Live Stream, SEN Radio & Macquarie Sports Radio
Pakistan – PTV Sports & Ten Cricket
Sri Lanka – Ten Sports & Hotstar
Nepal – Star Sports & Hotstar