The Commonwealth Games 2022 has included women’s cricket for first time in history. Top eight teams will fight it out for gold medal. The cricket event will get underway on July 29 with the gold medal match scheduled to take place on August 7. The Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham will host all the cricket matches of this showpiece event.
The games will be played in T20 format and the eight teams have been divided into two groups. India Women, Australia Women, Barbados Women, and Pakistan Women have been categorised into Group A while England Women, New Zealand Women, South Africa Women and Sri Lanka Women have been categorised in Group B.
Here’s all you need to know about Commonwealth Games 2022
India Women: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav.
Pakistan Women: Bismah Maroof (c), Muneeba Ali (wk), Anam Amin, Aiman Anwer, Diana Baig, Nida Dar, Gull Feroza (wk), Tuba Hassan, Kainat Imtiaz, Sadia Iqbal, Iram Javed, Ayesha Naseem, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Omaima Sohail.
Australia Women: Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes (vc), 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.
England Women: Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver (vc), Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt.
Barbados Women: Hayley Matthews (c), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shanika Bruce, Shai Carrington, Shaunte Carrington, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Keila Elliott, Trishan Holder, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams.
New Zealand Women: 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.
South Africa Women: Suné Luus (c), Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Mignon du Preez, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt.
Sri Lanka Women: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Vishmi Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Anushka Sanjeewani, Malsha Shehani, Rashmi Silva.
Schedule (All timings in IST)
July 29, Friday
Australia Women vs India Women, 4:30 pm
Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women, 11:30 pm
July 30, Saturday
New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm
England Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm
July 31, Sunday
India Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm
Australia Women vs Barbados Women, 11:30 pm
August 2, Tuesday
England Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm
New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm
August 3, Wednesday
Australia Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm
Barbados Women vs India Women, 11:30 pm
August 4, Thursday
South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 4:30 pm
England Women vs New Zealand Women, 11:30 pm
August 6, Saturday
1st semi-final, 4:30 pm
2nd semi-final, 11:30 pm
August 7, Sunday
Bronze medal match, 2:30 pm
Gold medal match, 10:30 pm
Live Streaming and Broadcasting details
Sony Sports network will broadcast the cricket matches of the Commonwealth Games 2022 live on television. Live streaming will be available on the SonyLIV app.
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