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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 are set to feature Women’s T20 Cricket for the first time ever in the history of this sporting mega event.
8 teams are divided into 2 groups. The 4 teams within each group will face each other and at the end of the group stage, the top 2 teams from both the groups will proceed further to the semi-finals and the winners of the 2 semi-finals will face each other in the final. The 2 losing teams of the semi-finals will go head to head to clinch the bronze medal.
Australia won the ICC Women’s World Cup this year and currently they look quite strong with the quality players.
With this current form, Australia is the top contender to clinch the Gold at the Commonwealth Games Women Cricket 2022.
Australia is grouped along with India, Pakistan and Barbados. Barbados is not a strong team and Australia can beat them easily with the current squad. Australia has an upper hand when it comes to head to head T20I contests against India and Pakistan, therefore, Australia can beat those two as well and can claim the top spot in the group stage.
Captain: Meg Lanning
Key players: Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy, Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen
The current Women’s World Cup champions, Australia will go into the Commonwealth Games Cricket as the favourites to win with its quality players.
Australia Women’s team has played around 150 T20I so far from which they have won 100+.
Australia is the most successful Women’s team having won the ICC Women’s World Cup 7 times and have 5 Women’s T20 World Cup titles.
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
Captain: Harmanpreet Kaur
Key Players: Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav
India is one of the top Women’s cricket teams. Harmanpreet Kaur has recently been handed over the white-ball captaincy duties after former skipper Mithali Raj announced retirement from international cricket.
As far as the recent form is concerned, The Indian Women’s cricket team has toured Sri Lanka in June-July and clinched both T20I and ODI series by 2-1 and 3-0, respectively.
Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, S Meghana, Taniya Sapna Bhatia (Wk), Yastika Bhatia (Wk), Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana.
Captain: Nat Sciver
Key Players: Nat Sciver, Sophie Ecclestone, Alice Capsey
England Women’s cricket team has won 4 ICC Women’s World Cup titles. They have some of the finest T20 players in their team.
They are currently playing against South Africa and defeated them in the ODI series by a clean sweep of 3-0.
Out of 158 total T20Is that England have played, they have won 112 matches.
England has won the first ever Women’s T20 World Cup which happened in 2009.
Nat Sciver (Captain), 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
Captain: Sophie Devine
Key Players: Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Amelia Kerr
New Zealand has some of the best women players in the likes of Sophie Devine, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Claudia Green.
New Zealand last played a T20I match in February this year against India and they defeated the latter by 18 runs in a one-off T20 match.
The New Zealand Women Cricket Team is the winner of the 2000 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup where they beat Australia by 4 runs.
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
Captain: Suné Luus
Key Players: Suné Luus, Laura Wolvaardt, Shabnim Ismail
South African Women’s T20 team were the semi-finalists of the 2014 and 2020 T20 World Cup. This is a perfect underdog team in Women’s T20I circuit.
There are very talented T20 players in the South African squad - Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail, Mignon du Preez, Ayabonga Khaka, Laura Wolvaardt.
Currently, South Africa is on tour of England for white-ball series including ODI and T20I series.
Suné Luus (c), Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Mignon du Preez, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt
Captain: Bismah Maroof
Key Players: Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail
After the end of ICC Women’s World Cup 2022, Pakistan came stronger against Sri Lanka defeating them 3-0 in a T20I series.
Currently, Pakistan, Ireland and Australia are playing a tri-series in Ireland. Pakistan has seen a rise in their women’s T20I squad over the last few years.
Some talented players like Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Fatima Sana have been pretty impressive for Pakistan white-ball teams.
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
Captain: Chamari Athapaththu
Key Players: Chamari Athapaththu, Kavisha Dilhari, Oshadi Ranasinghe
Sri Lanka is a struggling team when it comes to the Women's T20 international circuit.
In the recent T20I series against India, Sri Lanka managed to win 1 match and lost the series 2-1.
The skipper Chamari Athapaththu has been pretty impressive in the last match smashing a match-winning knock of 80 runs off 48 deliveries.
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
Captain: Hayley Matthews
Key Players: Hayley Matthews, Deandra Dottin, Shakera Selman
Barbados is representing the West Indies in the Commonwealth Games Women’s Cricket. A separate regional tournament was scheduled to take place between Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad, Tobago, Leeward Islands and Windward Islands.
As the tournament couldn’t take place due to several reasons, the winner of the Twenty20 Blaze, Barbados was selected to represent the West Indies.
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
For the first time in the history of Commonwealth Games, T20 Cricket will be part of the sporting event this year. Along with the debut of T20 Cricket, Women’s Cricket will also be played for the first time in Commonwealth Games 2022.
The sporting event will take place in Birmingham, England. The matches will start on July 29 and the final will take place on August 07. All the matches will take place at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Commonwealth Games 2022 will be the biggest sporting event to take place in England after the London Olympics 2012.
A total of 8 teams will participate in the Commonwealth Games Women’s Cricket 2022. The teams will be divided into 2 groups of 4 teams each.
|Group A||Group B|
The last time Cricket was part of the Commonwealth Games was in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur when Men’s 50-over matches took place in the sporting event. South Africa won the Gold by defeating Australia in the finals.
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