New Zealand to host ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021, dates announced

New Zealand to host ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021, dates announced

New Zealand is going to host ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 which will comprise a total of 31 matches including the semi-finals and the final. ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 will begin from January 30 in New Zealand. The 50-over tournament will be the fourth event to be hosted by New Zealand following the two Men’s Cricket World Cup in 1992 and 2015, and Women’s event in 2000.

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 will begin from January 30 to February 20, says the statement from New Zealand Cricket. The hosts New Zealand and other top four teams based on ICC Women’s Championship standings will get direct entry in 2021 World Cup tournament.

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Likewise, the three teams will get a second chance through the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers in which the sides will be joined by Bangladesh and Ireland, along with the winner from regional qualifiers in 2019— Africa, America, Asia, East Aisa Pacific, and Europe.

Currently, the top four teams on ICC Women standings are Australia (defending champions), England, India, and South Africa. Also, Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 is underway where Australia is a defending champion and are keen to retain the title. Likewise, it will be interesting to see who will the teams which will get an entry to ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021. Meanwhile, Nelson said, it is indeed a privilege for New Zealand to host Women’s World Cup 2021. Nelson is GM New Zealand for Rugby League World Cup and Director of Marketing and Communications for FIFA U-20 World Cup. Also, Nelson said, she will assume her CEO duties later this month for completing her current commitments on the inaugural Oceania Cup and Great Britain Lions Rugby League series.

-PTC News