The final of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is to take place in Cape Town according to the fixtures
South Africa will host the 8th ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in 2023. The ICC women’s T20 tournament, which begins on February 10, 2023, with a match between South Africa and Sri Lanka, will feature eight teams. On February 11, West Indies and England will play in the second game. On February 12, the event will also feature a match between the Indian women’s cricket team will be facing Pakistan.
The opening match of the eighth ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, between hosts South Africa and Sri Lanka, will take place on February 10, 2023. The tournament matches will be played in Cape Town, Paarl, and Gqeberha, with the knockout rounds taking place in Cape Town.
The final for the women’s T20 tournament will take place on February 26, 2023, with February 27 set aside as a backup day in case there are significant play-related delays on the scheduled date.
As the match schedule for the largest women’s sporting event in African history was released, the top 10 teams in the world will start their quest for the ultimate prize in T20 cricket on February 10 at Newlands when South Africa takes on Sri Lanka in the opening match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
Tickets for the 23 games that will be contested in 15 days throughout Cape Town, Paarl, and Gqeberha are currently on sale to the public. For a uniquely African cricket festival that culminates in a Finals weekend at Newlands Cricket Ground with the winner being announced on Sunday, 26 February, the best women cricketers in the world will take center stage. Tickets start at R60, with discounts available for students, senior citizens, and pensioners.
At a distinctly African occasion held on Monday at Cape Town‘s Newlands Cricket Ground and featuring ICC Ambassador Mithali Raj as a guest, the final match schedule was unveiled. With back-to-back World Cups that will leave a legacy to increase girls’ and women’s involvement, the ICC women’s T20 World Cup, a historic chance for cricket in South Africa, will aim to be the most accessible and inclusive cricket competition ever held in the nation.
Mithali Raj, a former captain of India, expressed her excitement over the tournament’s location in South Africa. “The release of the schedule moves the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup one step closer. The women’s game has grown tremendously during this time, and I do not doubt that South African supporters will turn out in droves to cheer on the athletes.
“I am lucky to have had the chance to take part in ICC competitions throughout the years and understand what they mean to players all over the world. I am looking forward to watching some intense, fast-paced matches of women’s cricket.
Check out the full schedule for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
· February 10 – South Africa v Sri Lanka – Cape Town
· February 11 – West Indies v England – Paarl
· February 11 – Australia v New Zealand – Paarl
· February 12- India v Pakistan – Cape Town
· February 12 – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka – Cape Town
· February 13 – Ireland v England – Paarl
· February 13 – South Africa v New Zealand – Paarl
· February 14 – Australia v Bangladesh – Gqeberha
· February 15 – West Indies v India – Cape Town
· February 15 – Pakistan v Ireland – Cape Town
· February 16 – Sri Lanka v Australia – Gqeberha
· February 17 – New Zealand v Bangladesh – Cape Town
· February 17 – West Indies v Ireland – Cape Town
· February 18- England v India – Gqeberha
· February 18- South Africa v Australia – Gqeberha
· February 19 – Pakistan v West Indies – Paarl
· February 19 – New Zealand v Sri Lanka – Paarl
· February 20 – Ireland v India – Gqeberha
· February 21 – England v Pakistan – Cape Town
· February 21 – South Africa v Bangladesh – Cape Town
· February 23 – SEMI-FINAL 1 – Cape Town
· February 24 – SEMI-FINAL 2 – Cape Town
· February 26 – FINAL – Cape Town
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be held in South Africa in February 2023, and the sport’s international superstars are prepared to ‘Turn it Up‘ for it. One of the biggest women’s sporting events in African history is building anticipation with 100 days to go.
A new campaign called “Turn it Up” was launched on Tuesday to celebrate there being 100 days till the event and to generate excitement across the country. It is time for South Africans to once more demonstrate to the world why an African World Cup is unlike any other. For the women’s T20 tournament, South Africa has to #TurnItUp.
A key strategic goal for the game, women’s cricket, continues to gain popularity and attract more fans than ever. The ICC is certain that this event, together with the first U19 Women’s T20 World Cup that preceded it, will leave a lasting legacy to expand girls’ and women’s cricket globally.