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Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022 - Squads, Fixtures and All you need to know

Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022
Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022
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Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
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Cricket has returned to the Commonwealth Games after a big span of 24 years. It will be the first time that the multi-sport event will organize a women's cricket tournament.

The tournament begins on the 29th of July with Australia Women and India Women locking horns with one another in the Inaugral T20I match. There will be 8 sides taking part in the competition namely Australia, Barbados, India, Pakistan, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka.

A total of 16 matches are to be played at the Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition 2022. All of the matches will be played at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.

Participating teams have been split into two groups of four. Top 2 in each group will be qualifying for the semi final spot. The winners of Semi-Final games will reach the final of the tournament, which is to be played on the 7th of August 2022.

The losers of Semi Finals will face off each other in a third place playoff which will determine the bronze medal.

Here are the groups:

Group A

Australia, Barbados, India, Pakistan

Group B

England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka

Let's have a look at the fixtures:

July 29, Friday

Australia Women vs India Women, 4:30 pm

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women, 11:30 pm

July 30, Saturday

New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm

England Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm

July 31, Sunday

India Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm

Australia Women vs Barbados Women, 11:30 pm

August 2, Tuesday

England Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm

New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm

August 3, Wednesday

Australia Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm

Barbados Women vs India Women, 11:30 pm

August 4, Thursday

South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 4:30 pm

England Women vs New Zealand Women, 11:30 pm

August 6, Saturday

1st semi-final, 4:30 pm

2nd semi-final, 11:30 pm

August 7, Sunday

Bronze medal match, 2:30 pm

Gold medal match, 10:30 pm

Let's have a look at the squads:

Australia

Meg Lanning (c), Rachael Haynes (vc), Darcie Brown, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Amanda-Jade Wellington

Pakistan

Bismah Maroof (c), Muneeba Ali (wk), Anam Amin, Aiman Anwer, Diana Baig, Nida Dar, Gull Feroza (wk), Tuba Hassan, Kainat Imtiaz, Sadia Iqbal, Iram Javed, Ayesha Naseem, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Omaima Sohail

New Zealand

Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Jess McFadyen, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu

India

Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, S Meghana, Taniya Sapna Bhatia (Wk), Yastika Bhatia (Wk), Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana.

England

Heather Knight (Captain), Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Nat Sciver, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt

Barbados

Hayley Matthews (c), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shanika Bruce, Shai Carrington, Shaunte Carrington, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Keila Elliott, Trishan Holder, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight
Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams

South Africa

Suné Luus (c), Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Mignon du Preez, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt

Sri Lanka

Chamari Athapaththu, Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sugandika Kumari, Rashmi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Anushka Sanjeewani

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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