ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2016

The fifth edition of ICC Women’s World Twenty20 is scheduled to be hosted in India from 15 March to 3 April 2016. The event will also be known as ICC Women’s World T20 2016 and Women’s Twenty20 World Cup 2016. 8 major Indian cities will host the tournament featuring 10 national women cricket teams. Australia women’s team is the three-time title defending champion in wwt20 2016.

Venues

Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) revealed list of 8 cities which will host the prestigious ICC women’s t20 world cup 2016. New Delhi, Mohali, Dharamsala, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Nagpur and Chennai will host a total of 22 matches of the competition.

Teams

Top 8 teams from 2014 world twenty20 event, directly qualified for the main event. Rest two teams made their way to 2016 ICC women’s world t20 by playing final of 2015 world twenty20 qualifier. Bangladesh and Ireland qualified for 5th WWT20. Let’s have a look at the complete list of 10 teams qualified for ICC Women’s t20 world cup.

  1. Australia
  2. England
  3. India
  4. West Indies
  5. Sri Lanka
  6. South Africa
  7. New Zealand
  8. Pakistan
  9. Bangladesh
  10. Ireland

Related: squads for women’s t20 world cup 2016

Fixtures

Warm-up matches

Date Time Fixture Venue
10 March 15:00 India vs Ireland Bengaluru
19:30 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Bengaluru
19:30 New Zealand vs Pakistan Chennai
12 March 15:00 Bangladesh vs Ireland Bengaluru
15:00 New Zealand vs England Chennai
19:30 Sri Lanka vs India Bengaluru
19:30 Pakistan vs South Africa Chennai
14 March 15:00 West Indies vs Australia Chennai
19:30 South Africa vs England Chennai

Main event matches

Date Time (IST) Fixture Venue Result
15 March 15:30 India vs Bangladesh Bengaluru India won by 72 runs
19:30 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka New Delhi New Zealand won by 7 wickets
16 March 19:30 West Indies vs Pakistan Chennai West Indies won by 4 runs
17 March 15:30 England vs Bangladesh Bengaluru England won by 36 runs
18 March 15:30 New Zealand vs Ireland Mohali New Zealand won by 93 runs
19:30 Australia vs South Africa Nagpur Australia won by 6 wickets
19 March 15:30 India vs Pakistan New Delhi Pakistan won by 2 runs
20 March 15:30 West Indies vs Bangladesh Chennai West Indies won by 49 runs
19:30 Sri Lanka vs Ireland Mohali Sri Lanka won by 14 runs
21 March 15:30 Australia vs New Zealand Nagpur New Zealand won by 6 wickets
22 March 15:30 India vs England Dharamsala England won by 2 wickets
23 March 19:30 South Africa vs Ireland Chennai South Africa won by 67 runs
24 March 15:30 Australia vs Sri Lanka New Delhi Australia won by 9 wickets
19:30 England vs West Indies Dharamsala England won by 1 wicket
19:30 Pakistan vs Bangladesh New Delhi Pakistan won by 9 wickets
26 March 15:30 Australia vs Ireland New Delhi Australia won by 7 wickets
19:30 South Africa vs New Zealand Bengaluru New Zealand won by 7 wickets
27 March 15:30 India vs West Indies Mohali West Indies won by 3 runs
19:30 England vs Pakistan Chennai England won by 68 runs
28 March 15:30 South Africa vs Sri Lanka Bengaluru Sri Lanka won by 10 runs
30 March 14:30 1st Semi-Final: Australia vs England New Delhi Australia won by 5 runs
31 March 14:30 2nd Semi-Final: New Zealand vs West Indies Mumbai West Indies won by 6 runs
3 April 14:30 Final: Australia vs West Indies Kolkata West Indies won by 8 wickets

Broadcasting rights

Star Sports is the official broadcaster of ICC Women’s World T20 2016 in Indian sub-continent region. This is the first time 13 women’s world twenty20 games will be telecasted all over the world.

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