CWG 2022: Here’s everything you need to know about Women’s T20 games at the event

 CWG 2022: Here’s everything you need to know about Women’s T20 games at the event

Commonwealth Games 2022 (Image source- Twitter)

The commencement of the 2022 Commonwealth Games is scheduled for July 28. Women’s T20 cricket will be a brand-new feature at Birmingham games. Having been absent from the Commonwealth Games for 24 years, cricket is finally returning. Cricket hasn’t been played at the Commonwealth Games since the Malaysia event in 1998.

Women’s cricket has been added to the competition this time. The Indian team, led by veteran player Harmanpreet Kaur, will also compete in the CWG in 2022. In the first game of the competition, the Indian team will face Australia to start their campaign. The women in blue will also face off against Pakistan, their arch-rivals.

On the other hand, the hosts England will face off against Sri Lanka in their opening match on July 30. The group stages will begin on the 29th of July and will go on till the 4th of August. The bronze-medal game and the final match will take place on August 7th, while the semifinal matches will be played on August 6th.

Squads

India: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana, Taniya Sapna Bhatia, Yastika Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana

Australia: Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes, 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

Barbados: Aaliyah Alleyne, Shanika Bruce, Shai Carrington, Shaunte Carrington, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Keila Elliott, Trishan Holder, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams

England: Heather Knight (c), Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Nat Sciver, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt

New Zealand: 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

Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (c), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Gull Feroza, Iram Javed, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Tuba Hassan

South Africa: Suné Luus (c), Chloé Tryon, Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Tumi Sekhukhune, Laura Wolvaardt

Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sugandika Kumari, Rashmi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Anushka Sanjeewani

Schedule

Group A

Date Match Venue
29 July 2022 Australia vs India Edgbaston, Birmingham
29 July 2022 Pakistan vs Barbados Edgbaston, Birmingham
31 July 2022 India vs Pakistan Edgbaston, Birmingham
31 July 2022 Barbados vs Australia Edgbaston, Birmingham
3 August 2022 Australia vs Pakistan Edgbaston, Birmingham
3 August 2022 India vs Barbados Edgbaston, Birmingham

Group B

Date Match Venue
30 July 2022 New Zealand vs South Africa Edgbaston, Birmingham
30 July 2022 England vs Sri Lanka Edgbaston, Birmingham
2 August 2022 England vs South Africa Edgbaston, Birmingham
2 August 2022 Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Edgbaston, Birmingham
4 August 2022 South Africa vs Sri Lanka Edgbaston, Birmingham
4 August 2022 England vs New Zealand Edgbaston, Birmingham

Semifinal and Final

Date Match Venue
6 August 2022 1st Semifinals Edgbaston, Birmingham
6 August 2022 2nd Semifinals Edgbaston, Birmingham
7 August 2022 Bronze medal match Edgbaston, Birmingham
7 August 2022 Final – Gold medal match Edgbaston, Birmingham

Tournament Details

Dates- 29th July-7th August

Time- Day games: 4:30 PM (IST), Evening games: 11 PM (IST)

Venue- Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham

Broadcast- Sony Sports Network, Sony Liv

Bethive Staff

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