Match Officials for League Stage announced

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 will be the 12th edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup and is to start from March and April 2022 in New Zealand. Earlier, it was scheduled for 06 February 2021 to 7 March 2021 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic by one year. On 15th December 2020, the ICC confirmed that the tournament will take place from 04 March 2022 to 03 April 2022.

On 27 November 2021, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that the Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 had been called off due to the new COVID variant and travel restrictions. As per the ICC’s playing conditions, the 3 remaining qualification slots were based on the team’s rankings, therefore Bangladesh (BAN), Pakistan (PAK), and the West Indies (WI) progressed to the Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022.

Women’s ODI World Cup 2022

Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Dates 04 March – 03 April 2022
Cricket format Women’s One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s) New Zealand
Participants 8
Matches 31
Official website https://www.icc-cricket.com/womens-world-cup/

Women’s ODI World Cup 2022 – Match Referees Announced

The upcoming Women’s ODI World Cup 2022 will start from 04th March in Tauranga, New Zealand. The match referees and the umpires have been confirmed by the ICC. The International Cricket Council has announced a debut umpiring stint for many women officials.

Women’s ODI World Cup 2022

The opening match will be played with 2 umpires – former Shandre Fritz South Africa player who will be making her debut & Lauren Agenbad, the 1st woman from South Africa to officiate in a T20 international match.

2022 Women’s ODI World Cup – Match Referees for Group Stage

  1. Gary Baxter
  2. GS Lakshmi
  3. Shandre Fritz

Women’s ODI World Cup 2022 – Match Umpires for Group Stage

Lauren Agenbag, Claire Polosak, Suzanne Redfern, Alexander Wharf, Jacqueline Williams, Paul WilsonLangton Rusere. Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid, Kim Cotton, Ahmad Shah Pakteen, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, and Eloise Sheridan

Women’s ODI World Cup 2022 – Group Stage

On March 11, 2020, it was announced that in the Group Stage, 8 teams will participate in a single-league format with each side playing the other team. This format was last used in the year 2017 tournament. The top 4 sides following the conclusion of the league matches after then will progress to the semi-finals with the winners in the final.

Therefore, a total of 31 games will be played during the 29-day of the tournament. In 2020, December the International Cricket Council has announced the full match schedule, with all the fixures which were confirmed in the month of December 2021.

Group Stage

Date Teams Venue
Friday, 4th March New Zealand v West Indies Bay Oval, Tauranga
Saturday, 5th March Bangladesh v South Africa University Oval, Dunedin
5th March, Saturday Australia v England Seddon Park, Hamilton
Sunday, 6th March India v Pakistan Bay Oval, Tauranga
Monday, 7th March New Zealand v Bangladesh University Oval, Dunedin
Tuesday, 8th March Australia v Pakistan Bay Oval, Tauranga
Wednesday, 9th March England v West Indies University Oval, Dunedin
Thursday, 10th March New Zealand v India Seddon Park, Hamilton
Friday, 11th March Pakistan v South Africa Bay Oval, Tauranga
Saturday, 12th March India v West Indies Seddon Park, Hamilton
Sunday, 13th March New Zealand v Australia Basin Reserve, Wellington
Monday, 14th March England v South Africa Bay Oval, Tauranga
14th March, Monday Bangladesh v Pakistan Seddon Park, Hamilton
Tuesday, 15th March Australia v West Indies Basin Reserve, Wellington
Wednesday, 16th March England v India Bay Oval, Tauranga
Thursday, 17th March New Zealand v South Africa Seddon Park, Hamilton
Friday, 18th March Bangladesh v West Indies Bay Oval, Tauranga
Saturday, 19th March Australia v India Eden Park, Auckland
Sunday, 20th Match New Zealand v England Eden Park, Auckland
Monday, 21st March Pakistan v West Indies Seddon Park, Hamilton
Tuesday, 22nd March Australia v South Africa Basin Reserve, Wellington
22nd March, Tuesday India v Bangladesh Seddon Park, Hamilton
Thursday, 24th March South Africa v West Indies Basin Reserve, Wellington
24th March, Thursday England v Pakistan Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Friday, 25th March Australia v Bangladesh Basin Reserve, Wellington
Saturday, 26th March New Zealand v Pakistan Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Sunday, 27th March England v Bangladesh Basin Reserve, Wellington
Sunday, 27th March India v South Africa Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Knockout Stage

Date Teams Venue
Wednesday, 30th March TBA v TBA Basin Reserve, Wellington
Thursday, 31st March TBA v TBA Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Sunday, 3rd April TBA v TBA Hagley Oval, Christchurch

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