The sixth edition of International Cricket Council’s World Twenty20 championship for women’s is scheduled to take place in West Indies this year and region is getting ready to host one of most important t20 cricket tournaments of the year.
ICC Women’s World T20 2018 tournament’s head of operation Fawwaz Baksh has praised about the progress of work going on to prepare venues for first stand-along championship. West Indies Cricket Board and ICC members recently visited venues which will host WWT20 in November.
“We had a series of visits and meetings in all three countries and we are pleased with the way preparations are coming along. We are just a few months away from the start of the tournament and the excitement is building with the ‘Watch This’ campaign up and running and the giant bat visible on the streets,” Baksh said.
“We looked closely at the match venues and the training venues and we are quite happy with the progress. We are confident that we will have excellent facilities for the tournament. We also examined the pitches and the outfields and a lot of work is being done. We expect high scoring matches,” he added.
Top official also thanked local governments and boards for doing extensive work to make sure things get on right before the start of women’s event.
“Special thanks to the governments and the territorial boards for their work so far to make sure things are running smoothly. We have received great co-operation from everyone so far and we are moving steadily ahead to hosting the event in this region.”
Women’s twenty20 world cup to be played from 9 to 24 November across three venues in Caribbean region.