Qualification to the next two ICC Women’s World Cups arrived in Zimbabwe and Vanuatu last week with 15 teams across two regional tournaments, competing for top spot to continue their journey to the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 and ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021.
· Six teams competing in EAP Qualifier and nine teams taking part in Africa Qualifier as Road to Australia 2020 and New Zealand 2021 continues.
· Top spot in each tournament will secure a place in both ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 and ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2020.
The five regional tournaments (Asia, Africa, EAP, Americans, Europe) act as a dual qualifier for the 27 teams in their pursuit for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier places taking place in Scotland between 31 August and 7 September, 2019 where they will join Bangladesh, Ireland, Scotland and Thailand. In the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2020 they will join confirmed teams Bangladesh, Ireland and Thailand.
Out of these two qualifiers, two teams will finally qualify for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 and three will join confirmed five teams in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021.