Women's World Cup

Revised Women's World Cup Schedule Revealed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the revised full schedule for the Women's World Cup, which gets underway in India on Thursday 31st January. Cuttack and Mumbai are the two host cities and the stadia which will be used in both venues have now been confirmed.
25 January 2013

Chappell Replaces Jonassen In World Cup Squad

Australia's Jess Jonassen has been ruled out of the 2013 Women's World Cup after failing to sufficiently recover from knee surgery and has been replaced by uncapped Renee Chappell. 29-year-old Chappell, like Jonassen, is a finger spinner although she bats and bowls right-handed whereas Jonassen is left-handed.
21 January 2013

World Cup Matches Moved From Mumbai To Cuttack

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that a number of matches in the Women's World Cup, which gets underway later this month, have been moved from Mumbai to Cuttack. Concerns had begun to grow over whether Pakistan's team would have been able to compete without protests being made or matches being disrupted but Cuttack has stepped in to become the tournament's second host city.
18 January 2013

Knight Twins Look Forward To World Cup Adventure

Twin sisters Kyshona and Kycia Knight will become just the second set of twins to play at the ICC Women's World Cup if they feature in India. The left-handed pair would follow in the footsteps of Alex and Kate Blackwell, who represented Australia in 2005 should they play for the West Indies, who take on reigning champions England, hosts India and Sri Lanka in their group matches.
3 January 2013

Squads Confirmed For Women's World Cup

All eight competing teams have named their squad for the 2013 ICC Women's World Cup, which gets underway on 31st January in India. Reigning champions England and hosts India are joined by Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and West Indies for the tournament which ends with the final in Mumbai on 17th February.
2 January 2013

Australia and Sri Lanka Name Squads For Women's World Cup

Australia Women and Sri Lanka Women have named their 15-player squads for the forthcoming ICC Women's World Cup, which begins in Mumbai on 31st January. Australia start their campaign against Pakistan and have added pace bowlers Holly Ferling, Julie Hunter and Megan Schutt as well as batter Elyse Villani to the squad which won the Rose Bowl series against New Zealand before Christmas.
28 December 2012

Edwards To Lead England's World Cup Defence

Charlotte Edwards is set for her fifth Women's World Cup after she was named as the captain of England's 15-strong squad for the competition. Edwards led England to the title in 2009 and will take charge again during next year's tournament, which gets underway in India on 31st January.
12 December 2012

Sri Lanka Name Preliminary World Cup Squad

Sri Lanka have named their preliminary squad for the Women's World Cup, which gets underway in India on 31st January. No captain has yet been named as Sri Lanka bid to improve on their previous showing when they finished eighth in 2009 having previously fnished seventh in 2005 and sixth in 2000.
11 December 2012

New Zealand Name Preliminary World Cup Squad

New Zealand have named their 30-strong preliminary squad for the 2013 ICC Women's World Cup, the fixtures for which were released earlier today. New Zealand, runners-up in 2009 and champions in 2000, will open their campaign against South Africa on 2nd February after warm-up games against Sri Lanka, West Indies and England.
3 December 2012

India To Open Women's World Cup Against West Indies

Hosts India will get the 2013 ICC Women's World Cup underway when they take on the West Indies in the tournament's opening game at the Wankhede Stadium on 31st January. Five-time champions Australia play Pakistan on the same day, 2009 runners-up New Zealand take on South Africa one day later and reigning champions England get their defence underway against Sri Lanka on 2nd February.
3 December 2012

India Name 30 Probables For Women's World Cup

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named a squad of 30 probables for the ICC Women's World Cup 2013, which India will host. The tournament gets underway on 31st January next year and the final will be held on 17th February where England will be defending the title they won in Australia in 2009.
30 November 2012