Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games, which are planned to begin on 28th July 2022. Cricket will be included in the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence. The last time the sport was played in CWG was in 1998. However, this will be the first time that Women’s cricket will feature in the event.
The Indian team will also participate in the tournament under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur. They begin their campaign against Australia in the opening game on the 29th of July. The hosts England will play their first game against Sri Lanka on the 30th of July. The last match of the group stages will be played on the 4th of August, while the final will be played on the 7th.
The tournament will see two groups featuring four teams each. Group A has India, Australia, Pakistan, and Barbados. On the other hand, Group B has New Zealand, South Africa, England and Sri Lanka. The Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham will host all the matches of the event.
Here is all you need to know about the Women’s T20 matches in the CWG 2022.
Dates- 29th July 2022-7th August 2022
Venue- Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
Timings- Morning games: 11 AM (IST), Evening games: 6 PM (IST)
Broadcast- Sony Sports Network
Australia: Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes, Darcie Brown, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Amanda-Jade Wellington
New Zealand: Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Jess McFadyen, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu
Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (c), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Gull Feroza, Iram Javed, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Tuba Hassan
Barbados: Yet to be announced
England: Yet to be announced
India: Yet to be announced
South Africa: Yet to be announced
Sri Lanka: Yet to be announced
|29 July 2022||Australia vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|29 July 2022||Pakistan vs Barbados||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|31 July 2022||India vs Pakistan||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|31 July 2022||Barbados vs Australia||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|3 August 2022||Australia vs Pakistan||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|3 August 2022||India vs Barbados||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|30 July 2022||New Zealand vs South Africa||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|30 July 2022||England vs Sri Lanka||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|2 August 2022||England vs South Africa||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|2 August 2022||Sri Lanka vs New Zealand||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|4 August 2022||South Africa vs Sri Lanka||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|4 August 2022||England vs New Zealand||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
Semifinals and Finals
|6 August 2022||1st Semifinals||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|6 August 2022||2nd Semifinals||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|7 August 2022||Bronze medal match||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|7 August 2022||Final – Gold medal match||Edgbaston, Birmingham|