ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 match schedule released

The top ten teams in the world will begin their quest for the greatest reward in T20 cricket when South Africa takes on Sri Lanka in the first match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup on 10 February at Newlands, according to the fixture schedule for Africa’s largest ever women’s sports event. Fans can now purchase tickets for the 23 matches that will take place in Cape Town, Paarl, and Gqeberha over the next 15 days.

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ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 match schedule released-1

The world’s greatest cricketers will take center stage for a distinctly African cricket celebration culminating in a Finals weekend at Newlands Cricket Ground on Sunday, February 26 with the winner being declared on Sunday, February 26. Tickets start at R60, with reductions available for students and seniors. Families may take advantage of the activity, as children under the age of six are admitted free to all locations. Bangladesh and Ireland round out the field, joining Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and the West Indies in the eighth edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup, which promises to be a fantastic celebration for everyone.

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The final match schedule was unveiled on Monday at Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town in a distinctly African occasion attended by ICC Ambassador Mithali Raj. The T20 World Cup, a game-changing opportunity for South African cricket, will aim to be the most inclusive and accessible cricket event ever played in the nation, as part of back-to-back World Cups that will leave a legacy of increasing girls’ and women’s involvement.

The Western Cape will host a busy first weekend of the Women’s T20 World Cup. The inaugural double-header will be held at Boland Park, with England and the West Indies playing first, followed by reigning champions Australia taking on New Zealand. The second double-header at Newlands will feature four sub-continent teams, with India facing Pakistan and Bangladesh facing Sri Lanka. We are happy to be unveiling the fixture calendar for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup as we strive to build on the success of Australia 2020 and host a distinctly African celebration of cricket,” said ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice.

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As a critical strategic objective for the sport, women’s cricket continues to generate momentum and engage more fans than ever before. We are convinced that this tournament, as well as the first U19 Women’s T20 Globe Cup before the senior event, will leave a lasting legacy to develop girls’ and women’s cricket throughout the world. Former India captain Mithali Raj, who is now an ICC Ambassador, expressed her excitement over the tournament’s location in South Africa.

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The release of the schedule brings us one step closer to the Women’s T20 World Cup. This has been a tremendous moment for the development of the women’s game, and I am certain that fans in South Africa will turn out in large numbers to cheer on the players. I am lucky to have had the chance to compete in ICC events throughout the years and know what they represent to players internationally. I can’t wait to see some fast-paced, high-energy cricket as well as close-fought, interesting contests.”

Pholetsi Moseki, Chief Executive of Cricket South Africa, said tickets have been priced so that all South Africans may support the Proteas during the exceptional global event. South Africa is anxiously expecting the first encounter against Sri Lanka, which will establish our competitiveness on the field of play. It will also be a historic moment for South Africa to host the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, as well as a first-ever opportunity for our supporters to enjoy the appealing combination of women’s cricket that will be broadcast throughout the world.

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This occurs at a time when the hunger for women’s cricket as a unique brand is growing among spectators. We have reduced ticket rates to enable all fans to visit stadiums and share in the enthusiasm, confirming that women’s cricket is open for business,” Moseki added.


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