The highest 10 groups on the earth will start their bid for the last word prize in T20 cricket when South Africa tackle Sri Lanka within the opening match of the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup at Newlands on 10 February, because the match schedule for the largest ever girls’s sporting occasion in Africa was introduced.
Followers can now purchase tickets for the 23 matches that shall be performed throughout Cape City, Paarl and Gqeberha in 15 days. The world’s greatest cricketers will take centre stage for a uniquely African celebration of cricket culminating in a Finals weekend at Newlands Cricket Floor with the winner being topped on Sunday, 26 February. Tickets costs begin at R60, with students and pensioners in a position to avail reductions. Households can profit from the motion with youngsters below six coming in without spending a dime throughout all of the venues.
Bangladesh and Eire full the listing of taking part groups, becoming a member of Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies within the eighth version of the Girls’s T20 World Cup, which shall be a spectacular celebration for everybody to be part of.
The ultimate match schedule was launched on Monday in a uniquely African occasion at Newlands Cricket Floor in Cape City with ICC Ambassador Mithali Raj attending the launch. The T20 World Cup, which is a ground-breaking alternative for cricket in South Africa, will look to be probably the most inclusive and accessible cricket event ever performed within the nation, forming a part of back-to-back World Cups that may go away a legacy to develop ladies’ and ladies’s participation.
The Western Cape will play host to a bumper opening weekend of the Girls’s T20 World Cup. Boland Park will host the primary double-header, with England and the West Indies in motion within the early match, adopted by defending champions Australia taking over New Zealand. The 4 sub-continent sides will headline the second double-header at Newlands on Sunday as India tackle Pakistan and Bangladesh face Sri Lanka.
ICC Chief Govt, Geoff Allardice stated: “We’re thrilled to be saying the match schedule for the following ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup as we glance to construct on the success of Australia 2020 and host a uniquely African celebration of cricket.
“As a key strategic precedence for the game, girls’s cricket continues to construct momentum and interact extra followers than ever earlier than. With T20 as the expansion automobile for cricket we’re assured that this occasion and the inaugural U19 Girls’s T20 World Cup previous the senior occasion will go away an enduring legacy to develop women and girls’s cricket all over the world.”
I am unable to wait to look at, says Mithali Raj
Former India captain Mithali Raj, who’s an ICC Ambassador, stated she was actually excited in regards to the event being held in South Africa.
“The announcement of the schedule takes us one step nearer to the Girls’s T20 World Cup. This has been a unbelievable interval for the expansion of the ladies’s sport, and I’m positive followers in South Africa shall be out in enormous numbers to assist the gamers.
“I’m lucky to have had the chance to take part in ICC tournaments over time and know what they imply to gamers globally. I can’t wait to look at some fast-paced, high-energy cricket and closely-fought, thrilling matches.”
Cricket South Africa Chief Govt, Pholetsi Moseki, says tickets have been priced to present all South Africans entry to assist the Proteas in the course of the particular international occasion.
“South Africa is eagerly awaiting the opening match towards Sri Lanka, which is able to show our competitiveness on the sphere of play. It can additionally mark an historic event of South Africa internet hosting the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup, and a first-ever probability for our followers to expertise the enticing mix of ladies’s cricket that shall be beamed throughout the globe.
“This occurs on the time that the urge for food for ladies’s cricket, as a definite model, is gaining traction amongst the followers. Now we have sliced the costs of tickets to permit all of the followers the chance to attend stadiums and be part of within the pleasure, which is able to affirm that ladies’s cricket is open for enterprise,” concluded Moseki.
Here is the schedule:
10 February South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape City
11 February West Indies v England Paarl
11 February Australia v New Zealand Paarl
12 February India v Pakistan Cape City
12 February Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Cape City
13 February Eire v England Paarl
13 February South Africa v New Zealand Paarl
14 February Australia v Bangladesh Gqeberha
15 February West Indies v India Cape City
15 February Pakistan v Eire Cape City
16 February Sri Lanka v Australia Gqeberha
17 February New Zealand v Bangladesh Cape City
17 February West Indies v Eire Cape City
18 February England v India Gqeberha
18 February South Africa v Australia Gqeberha
19 February Pakistan v West Indies Paarl
19 February New Zealand v Sri Lanka Paarl
20 February Eire v India Gqeberha
21 February England v Pakistan Cape City
21 February South Africa v Bangladesh Cape City
23 February SEMI-FINAL 1 Cape City
24 February RESERVE DAY Cape City
24 February SEMI-FINAL 2 Cape City
25 February RESERVE DAY Cape City
26 February FINAL Cape City
27 February RESERVE DAY Cape City