The 2021 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier will be played from October 18 to October 25 (till October 26 as per IST) among four teams, namely, Argentina, Brazil, Canada and United States.
Mexico will be hosting the tournament. A total of 12 matches will be played, with each team playing the other in a round-robin format. The team that will top the points table in this competition will progress to the 2022 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament. Out of the four teams, two teams, namely, Argentina and Brazil will compete in an ICC women’s event for the first time since 2012. In the last ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier which was played in United States in 2019, the hosts qualified defeating Canada, which was the only other team to feature in the tournament.
Schedule – ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier
|Match Number||Date||Match||Time (IST)||Venue|
|1||October 18, 2021||Brazil vs United States||8.30pm||
Reforma Athletic Club, Naucalpan
|2||October 19, 2021||Argentina vs Canada||12.30am|
|3||October 19, 2021||Argentina vs Brazil||8.30pm|
|4||October 20, 2021||Canada vs United States||12.30am|
|5||October 21, 2021||Argentina vs United States||8.30pm|
|6||October 22, 2021||Brazil vs Canada||12.30am|
|7||October 22, 2021||Argentina vs Canada||8.30pm|
|8||October 23, 2021||Brazil vs United States||12.30am|
|9||October 24, 2021||Canada vs United States||8.30pm|
|10||October 25, 2021||Argentina vs Brazil||12.30am|
|11||October 25, 2021||Brazil vs Canada||8.30pm|
|12||October 26, 2021||Argentina vs United States||12.30am|
Squads – ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier
Argentina: Veronica Vasquez (c), Tamara Basile, Julieta Cullen, Maria Castiñeiras, Magdalena Esquivel, Albertina Galan, Catalina Greloni, Lucia Iglesias, Mariana Martinez, Malena Lollo, Constanza Sosa, Alison Stocks, Lucia Taylor, Martina Del Valle
Brazil: Roberta Moretti Avery (c), Marianne Artur, Karina Goncalves, Lara Moises, Nicole Monteiro, Alice Nascimento, Erika Ribeiro, Maria Ribeiro, Laura Silva, Maria Silva, Renata Sousa, Evelyn Souza, Daniella Staddon, Lindsay Vilas Boas
Canada: Kamna Mirchandani (c), Divya Saxena (vc), Hala Azmat, Mukhwinder Gill, Kate Gray, Mahrukh Imtiaz, Krima Kapadia, Miriyam Khokhar, Jasmina Oldham, Achini Perera, Hiba Shamshad, Sonali Vig, Sana Zafar, Saniyah Zia
United States: Sindhu Sriharsha (c), Shebani Bhaskar (vc), Gargi Bhogle, Holly Charles, Moksha Chaudhary, Sara Farooq, Uzma Iftikhar, Geetika Kodali, Anika Kolan, Laasya Mullapudi, Tara Norris, Chetnaa Prasad, Akshatha Rao, Suhani Thadani, Isani Vaghela
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