If you’re a fan of cricket, the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 is an event you don’t want to miss. This tournament features the best teams in the world competing for the title of world champion.
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is a tournament that takes place every two years. It is one of the most popular cricket events and it attracts a lot of attention from people around the world.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 is a global cricket tournament. The tournament will be held in South Africa from February 10 to 26, and will feature ten teams. They will be divided into two groups of five and will play four matches each. The event is a round-robin tournament with the top two teams progressing to the semi-finals. The opening match of the event will be played in Cape Town between hosts South Africa and Sri Lanka. Other matches will be held in Paarl and Gqeberha.
With the global attention on cricket rising, the women’s game is making a lot of strides in its development. It is gaining sponsorship, matches are being broadcast and spectators are becoming more present.
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The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 is a global competition to find the best women’s cricket team in the world. This is the eighth edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and a total of 10 teams will be taking part in it. They will be competing for the trophy.
England – the champions at the inaugural tournament in 2009 but trophy-less since then. Five-time champions Australia are the heavy favourites to win this edition of the tournament.
In the last edition of this tournament, Australia won the trophy and a record crowd at the MCG watched them defeat India in the final. They are expected to be a favorite to win the 2023 edition of this tournament as they have a lot of talent in their ranks and will be hoping to bring home their sixth title.
On the other hand, England will be looking to secure a win against Ireland in their first game of the 2023 Women’s T20 tournament. The English women’s team will be boosted by the return of Alice Capsey, who was ruled out of the tournament in December due to a broken collar bone.
|GROUP 1||GROUP 2|
|Sri Lanka||West Indies|
Australia Moves Closer to Semi-Finals After Defeating Sri Lanka
It’s the second time Australia and Sri Lanka will meet in this tournament, with both teams having won their opening matches. Australia Women are unbeaten in their last six matches against Sri Lanka and are confident that they can win the match easily. Their batting has been very impressive and will be a key to success against the Lankans.
Defending champions Australia will be looking to continue their winning streak when they host Sri Lanka in the 11th match of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. They won the opening game against South Africa by three runs and they also beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in their last game.
Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning have both scored 55 runs in their first two games and look in red hot form at the moment. They both will be great captaincy choices in the coming game.
The toss will play a key role in the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Australia vs Sri Lanka match. Australia are coming into the tournament on the back of three wins and would want to get off to a winning start against the Lankans.
Defending champions Australia have won 14 consecutive games chasing a target in T20Is, and they will be looking to maintain that momentum here. However, there are some good batters in the Sri Lankan top order who can give them a tough fight in this one.
They have a strong line-up with players like Healy and Mooney who are both in top form. They have the potential to put on a cracking show in this match.
Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney led a superb batting performance as Australia crushed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in their Group 1 opener on Thursday. The defending champions are on a hot streak and are now clear at the top of the group with six points.
They won the toss and decided to bowl first. However, their openers Harshitha Samarawickrama and Chamari Athapaththu failed to impress as they accumulated just 50 runs for the opening wicket.
The duo were joined by Vishmi Gunaratne but they weren’t able to build on the initial gains as the team collapsed from 40-3 to 112/8 in 19 overs. Megan Schutt led the bowling carnage with 4/24 while Ellyse Perry and Georgia Wareham took a couple of wickets apiece.
Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney combined for an unbroken stand of 113 to hand Australia a 10-wicket win against Sri Lanka. Healy and Mooney, both of whom had started the day batting in the bottom-half, put on a dominant show as they scored unbeaten half-centuries to seal their third win from four matches in this tournament.
India beat West Indies by 6 wickets
India will be looking to build on their opening win against Pakistan with a victory over West Indies.
Kaur will be backed by an experienced bowling line-up led by Pooja Vastrakar and Deepti Sharma. The duo has performed consistently in the past and will look to maintain their form against Pakistan.
Meanwhile, the West Indies will be led by Hayley Matthews and will feature opener Stafanie Taylor as well as Shemaine Campbelle in their lineup. The West Indies will also have a strong pace attack led by Sarah Taylor.
Despite the impressive performance of Stafanie Taylor, West Indies will have to work hard to beat India in the first match of the 2023 Women’s T20 World Cup. The West Indies will need to keep India off the scoreboard early on as they will struggle to make a fast run rate in the first few overs of the game.
The West Indies will also need to find their feet in the T20 format as the tournament will be new to them. However, the West Indies will have some experienced players in their ranks including openers Stafanie Taylor and Shemaine Campbelle.
The West Indies put some pressure on India early on. India got off to a good start in chasing 119 runs as Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma put on 32 runs in the opening session off 21 balls. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Richa Ghosh steadied the ship for India.
When India were four runs away from victory, Harmanpreet eventually fell and Ghosh then took India to the finish line. Earlier in the match, Pooja Vastrakar struck with the first ball of the match, taking the wicket of West Indies captain Hayley Matthews and then proceeded to bowl a maiden ticket to start the match. shemaine Campbelle and Stefanie Taylor managed to stabilize West Indies and led them through the tournament.
Finally, their partnership surpassed the 50-run mark and saw West Indies through the first 10 overs. Then, West Indies fell, with Deepti Sharma batting twice before an outing hindered their progress. In the process, Deepti became India’s highest wicket taker in T20 matches.