T20 Women’s World Cup 2020
Ten teams are participating in the event. India, Australia, England, New Zealand Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and West Indies have automatically qualified. Bangladesh and Thailand are there through the qualifying tournaments.
One of the major events organized by the world body this year is the ICC 2020 Women's World Cup 2020. The T20 Men's World Cup will also be held in Australia later this year, in October / November. Here is everything you need to know about the women's event.
When does the tournament start?
The T20 Women's World Cup will be held in Australia from February 21 to March 8. The final will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground on International Women's Day.
How many teams are involved?
10 teams are participating in this event. India, Australia, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies are automatically ranked. Bangladesh and Thailand are through the qualifying tournament.
Why has the name changed from World T20 to T20 World Cup?
As of this year, the T20 world events for men and women have been renamed the T20 World Cup. The ICC did last November to add more importance to the championships.
What is the tournament format?
The teams are divided into two groups. The first group includes India, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The second group includes England, South Africa, Pakistan, the West Indies and Thailand. The top two teams in each group will advance to the semi-finals, followed by the final.
Who are the champions of defense?
Australia are the heroes defending their rights, defeating England by eight wins in the 2018 T20 World Cup Final held in the Caribbean. Since the last release, the T20 International Women's Event has become an independent competition.
What is new this year?
The latest version of the Women's World saw the t20 provided by DRS. This time, TV rulers will rule on the front foot without balls.
Who gets the top billing in this year’s event?
Australia is expected to be the best team in the ICC's women's ranking with a ranking of 291. India ranks 262 fourth.
How will India fare?
On paper, India boasts a strong side. When it comes to hitting, Smriti Mandhana is ranked fourth in the world, while Harmanpreet Kaur is ranked ninth. Regarding bowling, Radha Yadav and Deepti Sharma are tied to number 4. Additionally, teenager Richa Ghosh, who can hit, play bowling and conserve lots, can be surprised. There is great hope for the start of rookie Chevalle Verma, 15, who has been grabbing headlines for his powerful beating game.
But India has not won the championship yet. Since its inception in 2009, Australia has won it four times, while England and the West Indies are included once each. In their den, Australia starts again as a favorite, given the equipment they have. Meg Lanning and Ellis Berry are the stars. At first glance, the championship is losing to Australia, despite the unpredictability of Cricket T20.
Why is MCG chosen as the venue for the final?
The International Criminal Court says: " This event is about taking a major step towards equality: putting women's toys on the same footing as a man." This means that the women's semi-finals are in SCG and that both rivers receive the same role, and are held in MCG. "
How has Thailand progressed?
Thailand is actually one of the shape teams. They were given the women's T20 full position in April 2018 and the team celebrated it by defeating Sri Lanka by four wickets in the 2018 Asian Women's T20 Cup. This was his first victory over a full member. In February 2019, she won the ICC Asian Women's Qualifiers and advanced to the World T20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers 2019 and 2020. In August 2019, they completed their 17th consecutive victory in the Women's World Championship T20, beating the Australian record of 16 wins. Thailand qualified for the World Cup 2020 T20 after ranking first and second in the standings last year.
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