All You Need To Know about Women’s T20I Pacific Cup 2024

Following the inaugural edition in 2022, the Women’s Pacific Cup is back, promising a bigger and better second edition in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 17th to the 21st of January 2024. For a detailed look at the 6-team competition, including information on format, broadcasting, squads, and schedule, here’s all you need to know.

All You Need To Know about Women's T20I Pacific Cup 2024
All You Need To Know about Women’s T20I Pacific Cup 2024

The upcoming edition will feature the women’s national teams of Cook Islands, Fiji, defending champions Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Vanuatu, alongside the first-ever Aotearoa (New Zealand) Māori team. Both Cook Islands and Aotearoa Māori will be making their debut appearances in the 02 Women’s Pacific Cup tournament. Note, that all games, except those featuring Aotearoa Māori, will carry international status.

Format: Women’s T20 Pacific Cup 2024

The tournament will follow a round-robin format, where each team plays against the other once in league games. Following the league stage, the top two seeded teams will advance to the final, while the 3rd and 4th seeded teams will contest in the 3rd place playoff and the 5th and 6th seeded teams in the 5th place playoff.

Squads: Women’s T20 Pacific Cup 2024

Aotearoa Māori Women’s Cricket Team

Kerry-Anne Tomlinson (C), Skye Bowden (VC), Jess McFadyen (VC, WK), Dayle Anderson, Georgia Atkinson, Nicole Baird, Ocean Bartlett, Jessica Benge, Eden Carson, Olivia Clark, Claire Crooks, Samantha Curtis, Marama Downes, Mollie Drumm, Mereana Hyde, Caitlin King, Macy Lyford, Sam Mackinder, Emma Parker, Jess Smith, Anika Todd, Holly Topp (WK)

Papua New Guinea Women’s Cricket Team

Brenda Tau (C), Sibona Jimmy (VC), Vicky Araa, Kaia Arua, Vicky Buruka, Kevau Frank, Dika Lohia, Erani Pokana, Tanya Ruma, Pauke Siaka, Henao Thomas, Geua Tom (WK), Isabel Toua, Naoani Vare

Also Read:  Match 4: Cook Island vs Fiji Women | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

Vanuatu Women’s Cricket Team

Selina Solman (C), Alvina Chilia (VC), Rachel Andrew, Maiyllise Carlot (WK), Gillian Chilia, Leimauri Chilia, Lizzing Enoch, Natalia Kakor, Valenta Langiatu, Vicky Mansale, Nasimana Navaika, Rayline Ova, Mahina Tarimiala (WK), Vanessa Vira

Samoa Women’s Cricket Team

Regina Lili’i (C), Carol Agafili, Ailaoa Aoina, Luella Bracey, Tualili Iosefo, Olive Lefaga, Leitu Leong, Avetia Mapu, Francesca Nafanua, Norah Salima, Jacinta Sanele, Tuaolao Semau, Fa’aiuga Sisifo, Jane Taliilagi, Lagi Telea, Eleni Vaaetasi

Fiji Women’s Cricket Team

Ilisapeci Waqavakatoga (C, WK), Melaia Biu, Maeavhanisi Erasito (WK), Ana Gonerara, Ateca Kainoco, Silvia Kijiana, Cilia Lewatu, Lagakali Lomani, Akosita Poulter, Marica Ratuki (WK), Mereani Rodan, Saimoni Tuitoga, Karalaini Vakuruivalu, Mele Waqanisau

Cook Islands Women’s Cricket Team

Tetiare Mataora (C), Mummy Elikana, Ioane Evangelean, Zamera Maeva, Tailor Maika, Koitai Mataora (WK), Maya Piakura, Tapuaiva Piakura, Angite Ruarau, Sofia Samuels, Sonnia Vaia, Esther Williams

Schedule: Women’s T20 Pacific Cup 2024

DATE MATCHES TIME (LOCAL) VENUE
17-Jan-24
Aotearoa Māori v Papua New Guinea
10:30 AM
Park 1
Cook Islands v Samoa Park 2
Fiji v Vanuatu Park 3
Cook Islands v Fiji
3:00 PM
Park 1
Aotearoa Māori v Vanuatu Park 2
Samoa v Papua New Guinea Park 3
18-Jan-24
Vanuatu v Samoa
3:00 PM
Park 1
Papua New Guinea v Cook Islands Park 2
Aotearoa Māori v Fiji Park 3
19-Jan-24
Papua New Guinea v Vanuatu
10:30 AM
Park 1
Fiji v Samoa Park 2
Aotearoa Māori v Cook Islands Park 3
Cook Islands v Vanuatu
3:00 PM
Park 1
Samoa v Aotearoa Māori Park 2
Papua New Guinea v Fiji Park 3
21-Jan-24
TBC v TBC (3rd place playoff) 10:30 AM Park 1
TBC v TBC (5th place playoff) 10:30 AM Park 2
TBC v TBC (Final) 3:00 PM TBC
Also Read:  5th Place Play-Off: Fiji vs Cook Islands | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

*All games will be played at Lloyd Elsmore Park across 3 grounds.

Broadcast: Women’s T20 Pacific Cup 2024

Matches on Lloyd Elsmore Park 1 will be live-streamed, while all games will be live-scored on nzc.nz and PlayHQ.

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