International Cricket Council to organize sixth edition of ICC Women’s World Twenty20 championship in November 2018 as West Indies to host women’s wt20 tournament for the first time in history. Windies women are the title defending champions in women’s twenty20 world cup 2018.
ICC Women’s World T20 2018 In Breif
Dates: 9 to 24 November
Host: West Indies
Title Defenders: Windies
Eight national women’s cricket teams qualified directly for 2018 women’s twenty20 world cup meanwhile two came from the qualifiers. West Indies women are the title defenders. The participating teams in WWT20 are:
- Sri Lanka
- New Zealand
Participating ten teams divided into two groups. Hosts West Indies are placed in Group-A along with England, South Africa, Sri Lanka and qualifiers Bangladesh. Meanwhile Group-B consists of three time Women World T20 winner Australia, qualifier Ireland, India, New Zealand and Pakistan.
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|Sri Lanka||New Zealand|
Three venues in West Indies region will be hosting 2018 ICC Women WT20 starting from 9th November. Guyana, Saint Lucia and Antigua to host the 23 matches of women’s fastest format tournament.
|Guyana||Guyana National Stadium, Providence||15,000|
|Saint Lucia||Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet||15,000|
|Antigua||Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound||10,000|
The 6th edition of women’s t20 cricket world cup will be played between 9 and 24 November on the Caribbean soil. First game to play on 9th November as India to play New Zealand in the opening match of competition meanwhile hosts Windies to meet Bangladesh later on the day.
Three time ICC world t20 winner team Australia women will be facing Pakistan on November 9 at Guyana National Stadium in Providence. Final of 2018 ICC women’s world twenty20 has been scheduled to play on November 24 and will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.