Eight teams. Six cities. 31 days. 31 matches. One title!
Here is a brief summary of the Women’s ODI World Cup to be held in New Zealand next March. This year’s World Cup will be more attractive for Bangladesh — because, for the first time, the girls of Bangladesh have taken place in the main stage of the ODI World Cup.
Bangladesh’s match in the World Cup, when, where, against whom – it was known today. The ICC has announced the schedule for the World Cup today.
The World Cup kicks off on March 4, 2022 with the West Indies match against New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Tauranga. The first three days will see the two arch-rivals in cricket face each other. England will face Australia at Sedan Park in Hamilton on March 5, followed by India-Pakistan match in Tauranga the next day.
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington these six cities will host World Cup matches. Of the eight teams participating in the tournament, New Zealand had the opportunity to play directly as hosts; Australia, England, South Africa and India also got a direct chance to top the points table in the ICC Women’s Championship 2016-20.
Bangladesh and the other two teams Pakistan and West Indies went down to play the qualifiers. But a new type of coronavirus, Amicron, caused the qualifying match to be canceled on Zimbabwean soil. Later, Bangladesh, Pakistan and West Indies got a chance in the World Cup as per the women’s ODI rankings.
The first round of the tournament will be in league format, where each team will play once against all other teams. The top four teams will advance to the semifinals at the end of the league season. The first semifinal will be on March 30 at the Wellington Basin Reserve. The second semifinal will be the next day at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Final April 3. Although not for the league season, two semifinals and one day have been reserved for the final.
The World Cup will be the first global tournament in women’s cricket since the corona spread around the world in March 2020. The last global tournament in women’s cricket was the T20 World Cup in Australia in March 2020.