Big News: ICC Women’s World Cup will be held on March 4 in 2022
The International Cricket Council, on weekday (December 15), proclaimed the revised schedule for the 2022 independent agency Women’s World Cup that was earlier scheduled to be compete in 2021 however had to be delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament can currently set out on March four in New Seeland, with the ultimate set to be compete on Gregorian calendar month three underneath lights at the Hagley Oval in urban center.
The 8-team 50-over tournament can play out across thirty one matches in six cities: metropolis (Eden Park), Hamilton (Seddon Park), Tauranga (Bay Oval), Wellington (Basin Reserve), urban center (Hagley Oval), Dunedin (University Oval). The semifinals are compete at the Hagley Oval and Basin Reserve.
New Seeland, Australia, England, African country and Asian country have already qualified for the globe Cup. The 3 remaining groups can emerge from the independent agency qualifying tournament that is about to require place Gregorian calendar month 26-10 Gregorian calendar month, 2021 in state.
The tournament opener are compete between the hosts New Seeland and one amongst the groups from the qualifiers.
“The independent agency has created a semipermanent commitment to elevating women’s cricket as a part of our strategy to grow and develop the world game,” Manu Sawneh, the independent agency CEO, same in an exceedingly statement. “”We area unit very happy with the numerous progress we’ve created in increasing award for independent agency events over the previous few years, with the independent agency Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 in New Seeland having $NZD5.5 million bucks on the market in award, a rise of just about hour on 2017 and quite a thousand billion compared to 2013.”
With the match schedule currently bolted in, independent agency Women’s Cricket World Cup CEO Andrea Nelson, said, “Our team is proud to be delivering a tournament wherever Kiwis across the total country, in every of our six host cities, will extremely become involved in what’s a very special event. we won’t wait to envision the joy build around New Seeland as we tend to prepare to roll out the doormat for the remainder of the globe.
“Major events like this one area unit all regarding making a real inheritance for the game and that we area unit proud to mention our tournament was the catalyst for the installation of the Hagley Oval lights. i would wish to give thanks the New Seeland Government and therefore the Canterbury Cricket Trust for creating that happen.”
The second semi-final and therefore the final, at the Basin Reserve are day-night contests. All the seven matches at the Basin Reserve, that conjointly hosts the primary match, are day affairs, very like all the 3 matches hosted by Dunedin.
The defensive champions, England, can begin their campaign against arch-rivals Australia on March five at Seddon Park. they’ll play 2 of their league games at the Bay Oval, whereas one every at Dunedin, Basin Reserve, Hagley Oval and Seddon Park – the last.
Meanwhile, Asian country – last tournament’s finalists – can play 3 of their seven games at Seddon Park and every one their league matches are day-night contests.
SCHEDULE FOR ICC WOMEN WORLD CUP 2022:
|March 4 2022||New Zealand v Qualifier*||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 5 2022||Qualifier v South Africa||University Oval, Dunedin|
|March 5 2022||Australia v England*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 6 2022||Qualifier v India*||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 7 2022||New Zealand v Qualifier||University Oval, Dunedin|
|March 8 2022||Australia v Qualifier *||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 9 2022||Qualifier v England||University Oval, Dunedin|
|March 10 2022||New Zealand v India*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 11 2022||Qualifier v South Africa*||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 12 2022||Qualifier v India*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 13 2022||New Zealand v Australia||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 14 2022||South Africa v England*||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 14 2022||Qualifier v Qualifier||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 15 2022||Australia v Qualifier||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 16 2022||England v India*||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 17 2022||New Zealand v South Africa*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 18 2022||Qualifier v Qualifier||Bay Oval, Tauranga|
|March 19 2022||India v Australia*||Eden Park, Auckland|
|March 20 2022||New Zealand v England||Eden Park, Auckland|
|March 21 2022||Qualifier v Qualifier*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 22 2022||India v Qualifier*||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|March 22 2022||South Africa v Australia||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 24 2022||England v Qualifier*||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
|March 24 2022||South Africa v Qualifier||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 25 2022||Qualifier v Australia||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 26 2022||New Zealand v Qualifier||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
|March 27 2022||England v Qualifier||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 27 2022||India v South Africa*||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
|March 30 2022||Semi-Final 1||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|March 31 2022||Semi-Final 2*||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
|April 03 2022||FINAL*||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|