2023 Women’s T20 World Cup South Africa vs Sri Lanka
The 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup will kick off between hosts South Africa and Sri Lanka on February 10 at Newlands in Cape Town. The whole schedule for the eighth edition of the famous tournament was made public on Monday (October 3).
The opening doubleheader of the tournament will take place at Boland Park Stadium the following day, with England and the West Indies playing first and the reigning champions Australia playing New Zealand. In the second of two doubleheaders at Newlands on Sunday, February 12, Bangladesh will face Sri Lanka and India will play Pakistan.
Boland Park (Paarl), St. George’s Park (Gqeberha), and Newlands are the three locations where the 23-game tournament will be contested. Newlands will host 12 of the games, including the opener, both semifinals, and the championship game on February 26.
Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh are in Group A of the two groups made up of the 10 teams. England, India, the West Indies, Pakistan, and Ireland make up Group B.
Bangladesh and Ireland have joined the top eight countries after successfully completing the T20 World Cup qualifying stages to enter the list of contesting teams.
In an effort to build on last year’s success, we are excited to announce the fixture calendar for the 2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Geoff, ICC’s chief executive Allardice said the success of Australia 2020 and stage a distinctly African celebration of cricket.”
We are certain that this tournament, together with the inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup that took place before the senior event, will leave a lasting legacy to expand girls and women’s cricket throughout the world. Cricket’s growth engine is Twenty20.
We are excited to announce the fixture calendar for the next ICC Women’s T20 World Cup as we want to build on Australia 2020’s success and stage an exclusively African cricket tournament The ICC’s chief executive, Geoff Allardice, said. We are certain that this tournament, together with the inaugural U19 Women’s T20 World Cup that took place before the senior event, will leave a lasting legacy to expand girls and women’s cricket throughout the world.
Pholetsi Moseki, the chief executive of Cricket South Africa, thought that ticket rates starting at 60 Rand (about $3.36) would draw a sizable audience. The inaugural game against Sri Lanka will showcase South Africa’s level of fun, and we are eagerly expecting it. Additionally, it will be a historic first for South Africa to host the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and provide our fans the first opportunity to enjoy the alluring variety of women’s cricket that will be broadcast throughout the world “added Moseki.
This occurs when interest in women’s cricket as a separate brand among the public is growing. We have reduced ticket costs so that everyone can attend games and take part in the enthusiasm, proving that women’s cricket is really a viable sport.”