ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 | Groups, Squad, Schedule, Live Streaming

The next global event on the International Cricket Council (ICC) calendar is the Women’s T20 World Cup that’ll be held early next year in South Africa from the 9th to the 26th of February. The event will see 10 nations take part, direct qualifications will be for hosts South Africa and the top 7 teams on the ICC T20I rankings as of 30 November 2021 among the teams that took part in Australia held T20 World Cup in 2020.

 

8 Team ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 starts 18th September in UAE
8 Team ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 starts 18th September in UAE

 

The Emirates Cricket Board will be hosting the global qualifier for the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup from the 18th of September to the 25th of September, 2022 at Zayed International stadium and Tolerance oval ground in Abu Dhabi. The tournament will see 8 nations contest in the league stage games and the two finalists will qualify for the main event in South Africa in 2023.

The 8 nations are divided into 2 groups for the league stage games, following which the knockout matches will be played. Group A consists of Bangladesh, the United States of America, Ireland and Scotland. Group B sees Thailand, the United Arab Emirates (hosts), Zimbabwe, and Papua New Guinea.

Bangladesh and Thailand were a part of the group stage of the 2020 edition of the women’s T20 World Cup that was played in Australia and after being the finalists in the previous edition of the global qualifier had already qualified for the upcoming 2023 qualifiers. Ireland qualified as the highest-ranked team among regional qualifiers and with the East Asia Pacific (EAP) qualifiers canceled due to Covid, the highest-ranked EAP team as of 30 November 2021 also went through which saw Papua New Guinea among the mix.

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The remaining 4 regional qualifiers saw Scotland from the Europe qualifier come through, Zimbabwe from the Africa qualifier, the United States of America from the Americas qualifier and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the Asia qualifiers advance further making it a total of 8 nations.

SCHEDULE

DATE MATCHES (GROUP A) VENUE
18-Sep-22 Bangladesh vs Ireland Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Scotland vs United States of America Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
19-Sep-22 Bangladesh vs Scotland Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Ireland vs United States of America Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
21-Sep-22 Bangladesh vs United States of America Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Ireland vs Scotland Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
DATE MATCHES (GROUP B) VENUE
18-Sep-22 United Arab Emirates vs Thailand Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Papua New Guinea vs Zimbabwe Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
19-Sep-22 Thailand vs Zimbabwe Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates vs Papua New Guinea Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
21-Sep-22 Papua New Guinea vs Thailand Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates vs Zimbabwe Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
DATE MATCHES VENUE
23-Sep-22 5th place semi-final
TBC vs TBC Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
TBC vs TBC Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
23-Sep-23 Semi-finals
TBC vs TBC Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TBC vs TBC Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
25-Sep-22 7th place play-off
TBC vs TBC Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
25-Sep-22 5th place play-off
TBC vs TBC Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
25-Sep-22 3rd place play-off
TBC vs TBC Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
25-Sep-22 Final
TBC vs TBC Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
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