Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be hosting the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 on the International Women’s Day. The match will be played under lights at the biggest cricket stadium in the world. The current world record for attendance at women’s sporting event is 90,185 which was set at the Fifa Women’s World Cup final 1999 in California. This will be a very good opportunity for a new record to make.
The tournament is scheduled to be held from February 21 to March 8. Ten team will be contesting and 23 matches will be played at eight venues across six cities. Eight top ranked teams based on the points from the World T20 2018 played in the Caribbean Islands.
There will be two groups comprising five teams each. The top two from each group will be seen in the semi finals at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on March 5. Four times champion Australia will try their best to defend the title in front of the home crowd.