Women's ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schedule announced
The International Cricket Council (ICC) have released the full schedule for the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup. Both the men and women's tournaments will take place in Australia in the same calendar year for the first time in the competition's history.
While the men's tournament will begin on 18 October and end on 15 November, the women's tournament runs from 21 February till 8 March. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the final of both events.
The 2020 Women's T20 World Cup sees the top eight teams (ranked from the 2018 edition of the tournament) gain automatic qualification. The remaining two spots will be determined through a qualifying tournament which is slated to take place in 2019.
Defending champions and four-time winners Australia are slotted in Group A alongside New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka and a qualifier. 2009 champions England and 2016 champions West Indies are in Group B along with South Africa, Pakistan and a qualifier.
Group A - Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, Qualifier 1
Group B - England, West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan, Qualifier 2
Full Schedule for 2020 Women's T20 World Cup
21st February: Australia vs India
22nd February: West Indies vs Qualifier 2
22nd February: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka
23rd February: England vs South Africa
24th February: Australia vs Sri Lanka
24th February: India vs Qualifier 1
26th February: England vs Qualifier 2
26th February: West Indies vs Pakistan
27th February: India vs New Zealand
27th February: Australia vs Qualifier 1
28th February: South Africa vs Qualifier 2
28th February: England vs Pakistan
29th February: New Zealand vs Qualifier 1
29th February: India vs Sri Lanka
1st March: South Africa vs Pakistan
1st March: England vs West Indies
2nd March: Sri Lanka vs Qualifier 1
2nd March: Australia vs New Zealand
3rd March: Pakistan vs Qualifier 2
3rd March: West Indies vs South Africa
5th March: Semifinal 1
5th March: Semifinal 2
8th March: Final