CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: The full match schedule of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 has been introduced right here on Monday.
The opening match of the 31-match event shall be performed on March 4 at Tauranga’s Bay Oval, whereas the semi-finals shall be held at Basin Reserve in Wellington and the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, which can even host the ultimate beneath lights on April 3.
It would be the first international girls’s cricket occasion to be performed because the Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia again in March. The event was postponed from its authentic window in February-March 2021 with the identical six host cities and venues retained for 2022.
Eight of the world’s finest cricket nations will go head-to-head in six host cities throughout Aotearoa: Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.
The much-anticipated Hagley Oval lights have been switched on for the primary time by Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Grant Robertson on the announcement, with key Canterbury Cricket Trust, Canterbury Cricket Association and Christchurch metropolis representatives in attendance.
New Zealand, Australia, England, South Africa and India have certified for the World Cup. The three remaining groups will emerge from the ICC qualifying event which is confirmed to happen 26 June – 10 July 2021 in Sri Lanka.
The eight-team round-robin format will see all groups play one another, with the highest 4 groups qualifying for semi-finals.
Tournament fixtures by venue:
*denotes day/night time
Bay Oval, Tauranga:
Fri 04 Mar 2022 New Zealand v Qualifier*
Sun 06 Mar 2022 Qualifier v India*
Tue 08 Mar 2022 Australia v Qualifier *
Fri 11 Mar 2022 Qualifier v South Africa*
Mon 14 Mar 2022 South Africa v England*
Wed 16 Mar 2022 England v India*
Fri 18 Mar 2022 Qualifier v Qualifier
University Oval, Dunedin:
Sat 05 Mar 2022 Qualifier v South Africa
Mon 07 Mar 2022 New Zealand v Qualifier
Wed 09 Mar 2022 Qualifier v England
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Sat 05 Mar 2022 Australia v England*
Thu 10 Mar 2022 New Zealand v India*
Sat 12 Mar 2022 Qualifier v India*
Mon 14 Mar 2022 Qualifier v Qualifier
Thu 17 Mar 2022 New Zealand v South Africa*
Mon 21 Mar 2022 Qualifier v Qualifier*
Tue 22 Mar 2022 India v Qualifier*
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Sun 13 Mar 2022 New Zealand v Australia
Tue 15 Mar 2022 Australia v Qualifier
Tue 22 Mar 2022 South Africa v Australia
Thu 24 Mar 2022 South Africa v Qualifier
Fri 25 Mar 2022 Qualifier v Australia
Sun 27 Mar 2022 England v Qualifier
Wed 30 Mar 2022 Semi-Final 1
Eden Park, Auckland
Sat 19 Mar 2022 India v Australia*
Sun 20 Mar 2022 New Zealand v England
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Thu 24 Mar 2022 England v Qualifier*
Sat 26 Mar 2022 New Zealand v Qualifier
Sun 27 Mar 2022 India v South Africa*
Thu 31 Mar 2022 Semi-Final 2*
Sun 03 Apr 2022 FINAL*