Monitoring, May 24 – The tournament will be played in the Netherlands from 7 to 14 July with all matches classified as T20 internationals.
Teams look forward to eight-nation event in the Netherlands from 7-14 July with all matches classified as T20 internationals.
Women’s Global Development Squad named to play ECB Super League sides immediately after ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier tournament.
Clare Connor: “We are looking forward to welcoming a diverse playing squad, representing countries as far-reaching as Uganda, Papua New Guinea and Bangladesh, as well as several of our European neighbours”.
The International Cricket Council today announced the schedule for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament in the Netherlands from 7 to 14 July while also naming a Women’s Global Development Squad that will get the exposure of playing ECB Super League sides.
The ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier assumes great significance not only because two teams from among the eight there will get to play in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in the West Indies from 9 to 24 November but also because all matches will be classified as T20 Internationals after a recent ICC announcement to that effect.
The third edition of the tournament will feature Bangladesh and Ireland, who are ranked ninth and 10th respectively, in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s Team Rankings, as well as from Thailand, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Scotland, Uganda and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The league-cum-knockout tournament will be played at the Kampong Cricket Club in Utrecht and the VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen, with defending champions Ireland taking on Thailand in their first match on 7 July and Scotland and Uganda featuring in the other Group A match on the opening day. Last time’s runners-up Bangladesh will play PNG and the Netherlands will take on the UAE in other matches on the opening day.
The semifinals (12 July) will be played at the VRA Cricket Ground while the final will be at the Kampong Cricket Club.