The coronavirus pandemic has pressured a serious reshuffle in girls’s cricketing occasions. In August 2020, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) postponed the ICC Women’s World Cup from 2021 to 2022. The match was speculated to be held in New Zealand, a rustic that has had the bottom fee of coronavirus infections and the transfer did increase some eyebrows. Nevertheless, with 2022 now changing into a jam-packed yr, the ICC have now made yet one more determination relating to girls’s cricket. The ICC have now postponed the Ladies’s World T20 which was slated to held in South Africa in November 2022 to February 2023.
With the postponement of the World Cup to 2022 and with girls’s cricket being included within the 2022 version of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, the schedule would have been jam-packed heading into the World T20 in November 2022. ICC CEO Manu Sawhney launched a press release stating that the primary purpose for the choice was considering participant burnout points.
“As there are at present no main girls’s occasions scheduled to happen in 2023 the Board confirmed the change for the T20 World Cup to higher assist participant preparation and to proceed to construct the momentum across the girls’s recreation past 2022. Firstly, it should present a greater workload steadiness for gamers giving them the absolute best alternative to carry out to the best ranges on a world stage. Secondly, we are able to proceed to construct the momentum across the girls’s recreation by 2022 and into 2023. We’re dedicated to fuelling the expansion of the ladies’s recreation and at this time’s determination permits us to try this over the long term,” the ICC assertion learn.
Ladies’s cricket in CWG 2022
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Wednesday that Ladies’s Cricket might be a part of the Commonwealth Video games, Birmingham 2022, scheduled from 28 July to eight August. Other than the announcement, the ICC and the Commonwealth Video games Federation (CGF) additionally laid out the qualification course of for the 8-team occasion.
“Birmingham 2022 might be a improbable showcase for the ladies’s recreation and the revealing of the qualification standards at this time is an thrilling and necessary milestone as we head in direction of what might be a spectacular competitors on the iconic Edgbaston Stadium.”
Sawhney mentioned, “Cricket on the Commonwealth Video games is a improbable alternative for us to proceed to develop the ladies’s recreation globally. We’re dedicated to accelerating this progress and sustaining the momentum now we have created over the previous few years, which most not too long ago noticed 86,174 followers packed into the MCG for the ultimate of the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup 2020.”
Sawhney additionally recommended the CGF for his or her assist and thanked them for making it potential mentioning that it is a vital step to realize a typical goal.The qualification course of introduced on Wednesday imply that the hosts England get a direct spot, whereas six different highest ranked groups within the ICC Ladies’s T20I Crew Rankings as of 1 April 2021 will even qualify immediately for the eight-team match.
The remaining one place might be allotted to the winner of a Commonwealth Video games Qualifier, the main points of that are nonetheless stored below the wraps. The deadline for the Qualifier is 31 January 2022. The match will happen on the iconic cricket floor in Edgbaston.