The 8th edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 will start from 10 February onwards in 3 venues in South Africa. There are a total of 10 teams with 5 groups in each group. The Australian team is currently the defending Champions of the T20 World Cup which they won during the 2020 edition played in Australia.
Group A comprises defending Champions Australia, Bangladesh progressed from the qualifying round, New Zealand, hosts South Africa and Sri Lanka while Group B consists of England, and India, the second team progressed from qualifiers Ireland, Pakistan, and West Indies.
- South Africa versus Sri Lanka (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 10th February, N
- Australia versus New Zealand (Boland Park, Paarl)- 11th February, N
- Bangladesh versus Sri Lanka (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 12th February, N
- South Africa versus New Zealand (Boland Park, Paarl)- 13th February, N
- Australia versus Bangladesh ( St George Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizabeth)- 14th February, N
- Australia versus Sri Lanka (St George Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizabeth)- 16th February
- Bangladesh versus New Zealand (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 17th February
- Australia versus South Africa ( St George Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizabeth)- 18th February, N
- New Zealand versus Sri Lanka (Boland Park, Paarl)- 19th February, N
- South Africa versus Bangladesh ( Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 21st February
England versus West Indies ( Boland Park, Paarl)- 11th February
India versus Pakistan ( Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 12th February
England versus Ireland (Boland Park, Paarl)- 13th February
India versus West Indies (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 15th February
Ireland versus Pakistan (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 15th February, N
Ireland versus West Indies (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town)- 17th February
England versus India (St George Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizbeth)- 18th February
Pakistan versus West Indies (Boland Park, Paarl)- 19th February
India versus Ireland ( St George Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizbeth)- 20th February
England versus Pakistan (Newlands Cricket Stadium, Cape Town)- 21st February
The top teams in each group will qualify for the semi-finals to be played on the 23rd and 24th of February with finals to be played on the 26th.
Squads of Each team
Meg Lanning (C), Alyssa Healy (WK, VC), Ash Gardner, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahila McGrath, Darice Brown, Beth Mooney (WK), Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Warhem.
Heather Knight (C), Lauren Bell, Maia Boucher, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davis, Charlie Dean, Sophie Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (WK), Katherine Brunt, Nat Sciver Brunt, Lauren Winfield Hill (WK), Danni Wyatt.
Danielle Gibson and Issy Wong named as reserves.
Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Harleen Deol, Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Richa Ghosh (WK), Jemimah Rodrigues, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Renuka Thakur, Pooja Vastrkar, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gaykwad, Shikha Pandey
Sabbhienhi Meghana, Sneha Rana, and Meghana Singh named as reserves.
- New Zealand
Sophie Devine (C), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (WK), Maddy Green, Brooke Holiday, Hayley Jansen, Amelia Kerr, Fran Jonas, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu.
- South Africa
Sune Luus (C), Chole Tryon, Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Annerie Deckersen, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta (WK), Marizanne Kapp, Khaka, Klass, Mlaba, Delmi Tucker, Laura Wolvaardt.
Andrews, Tebogo Macheke, and Tumi Sekhukhune named as reserves
Laura Delany (C), Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh (WK), Arelene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie McMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron
Nigar Sultana (WK, C), Rumana Ahmed, Dilara Akter, Marufa Akter, Nahida Akter, Shorna Akter, Jahanara Alam, Disha Biswas, Fahima Khatun, Murshida Khatun, Salma Khatun, Lata Mondal, Ritu Moni, Sobhana Mistry, Shamima Sultana.
Rabeya Khan, Sanjida Akter Meghla, Fargana Hoque and Sharmin Akter named as reserves.
Bismah Maroof (C), Muneeba Ali (WK), Sidra Ameen, Aiman Anwar, Nida Dar, Tuba Hassan, Sadia Iqbal, Javeria Khan, Ayesha Naseem, Sidra Nawaz (WK), Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Nashra Sandhu, Sadaf Shamas, Omamia Sohail
Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz, and Sadaf Shamas have been added as reserves. Sadaf Shamas was added to the squad as Diana Baig was ruled out of the tournament.
- Sri Lanka
Chamari Atthapthu (C), Nilkashi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Vishmi Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuryia, Sugandika Kumari, Kaushini Nuthyangana, Oshada Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Harshita Samarawickrama, Sathya Sandeepani, Anuskha Sanjeewani (WK), Tharika Sewwandi, Malsha Shehani.
- West Indies
Hayley Mathews (C), Shemaine Campbelle (WK, VC), Aliyah Alleyne, Shamila Connell, Afy Fletcher, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Trishnan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Chedan Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman, Stefanie Taylor, Rashada Williams.
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