The T20 season is coming around, and the cricket fans around the world just cannot keep their calm! Witnessing legendary games that will go down in history, this is where we see the world reverberate on the same frequency — a frequency of unity, sportsmanship, and pure passion. It is no less of a magic to witness the whole world keeping aside all of their works and dedicating all of their attention to this event while chanting the name of their teams. Prayers, chants, slogans echo the countries around the world as this one-day match sweeps through nations. First introduced in 2009 (England) by the ICC or International Cricket Council, the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup tournaments have been the real hype alongside the Men’s T20 matches which occur every two years.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Details
It will be the seventh edition of this global event in 2020, and as excited as we are, we know you are too. That’s why here, we will be providing you with all the information that you would need to know about this adrenalin-filled, heart-thumping event of the year!
According to ICC, the warm-up matches are scheduled to be held from the 15th to the 20th of February, 2020. The venue for these matches will be Brisbane (Allan Border Field) and Adelaide (Karen Rolton Oval). The final will be played on the International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, 2020.
21st February 2020 to
8th March 2020
Earlier in January 2018, ICC announced that the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup tournaments would be held in Australia. The country will host the tournament in four of its cities, over six venues, where the total 23 matches will be played.
Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia (Capacity of 13,550)
Junction Oval, Melbourne, Australia (Capacity of 7,000)
WACA Ground, Perth, Australia (Capacity of 24,500)
Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney, Australia (Capacity of 22,000)
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia (Capacity of 48,000)
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia (Capacity of 100,024)
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier
In this tournament, ten teams will be featured. Based on the finishing positions from the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018, the top-ranked eight teams were automatically qualified. Determination for the rest of the two spots for qualification was done via the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier held in 2019, in which Bangladesh and Thailand secured the spots. It was the first time for Thailand to be qualifying for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup tournament.
Qualification vis tournaments
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Australia (Advanced to the Knockout Stage)
India (Advanced to the Knockout Stage)
England (Advanced to the Knockout Stage)
South Africa (Advanced to the Knockout Stage)
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Schedule & Fixtures
On the 29th of January, 2019, the International Cricket Council released the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup schedule. All the specified times would be in local time and may be subjected to changes as and when deems fit.
The tickets for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup tournament went on sale on the 21st of February, 2019. Listed below are the ticket prices for all the matches.
Warm-up match: 717 INR for adults and free for kids.
Opening match: 2,869 INR (CAT A), 2,152 INR (CAT B), and 1,434 INR (CAT C) for adults and 358 INR for kids.
Group match: 2,152 INR (CAT A) and 1,434 INR (CAT B) for adults and 358 INR for kids.
Semi-Finals: 3,587 INR (CAT A), 2,510 INR (CAT B), and 1,434 INR (CAT C) for adults and 358 INR for kids.
Finals: 4,304 INR (CAT A), 2,869 INR (CAT B), and 1,434 INR (CAT C) for adults and 358 INR for kids.
Know the area
1. Manuka Oval, Canberra
Restaurants: Belluci’s Menuka, Bambusa Asian Cuisine
Best experiences: There are a lot of things around the Manuka Oval that you might want to try out. For starters, give the St. Christopher’s Cathedral a visit. If you have a soft corner for the arts, you may visit these fantastic places such as the Canberra Glassworks, the National Gallery of Australia, or the National Portrait Gallery.
2. Junction Oval, Melbourne
Restaurants: Araliya, Cafe Batavia
Best experiences: If you feel adventurous even after the match, drop by the Luna Park, which is a traditional theme park that dates back to the 1900s.
3. WACA Ground, Perth
Restaurants: Heirloom Restaurant & Bar, Wok & Ladle: Thai Eatery
Best experiences: Sometimes, the passion for cricket might get you too excited for you to handle. Destress at the Bali Beautique Spa or experience the serenity at the East Perth Cemeteries.
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4. Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
Restaurants: Abattoir Blues, Hub 2 Sydney Showground
Best experiences: For a green view of the city, you may visit the Bicentennial Park or take a walk down the Brickpit Ring Walk.
5. Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Restaurants: Mojo Picon, Sagebrush & Silver, Masala Kitchen
Best experiences: Aside from the main cricket buzz, you may also visit these popular tourist sites such as the Intersection Paddington, Paddington Reservoir Gardens and the Darling Harbour.
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6. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Restaurants: IL Duca Restaurant, Two Fat Indians
Best experiences: While at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, try the MCG tour. You may also go sightseeing around the city on the City Sightseeing Melbourne 24 hour Bus Ticket & Melbourne River Cruise.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Winner List
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup first started in 2009. Since then, there have been a good six games, the tournament in 2020 being the seventh edition. Below you will find the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup winner list from these past six years. Australia has been the most successful team so far, winning four out of six times.
2016: West Indies
So now that you have the complete insight of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup event, enjoy this tournament to the fullest. We would urge our readers to support this sport and make this event a grand success. Watch out for the schedule for the next tournament and make some amazing memories watching it on your India tour for cricket fans in the country.
Frequently Asked Questions Icc Women’s T20 World Cup
A. The range of price for the tournament is between 700 INR to 4,400 INR approx.
A. The timing of the matches is divided into two slots: 2:00 pm slot and the 7:00 pm slot.
A. The T20 matches are held every two years. The last match was held in 2018, with the upcoming match scheduled to be in February 2020. Therefore, the next ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in 2022.