The ICC Women's T20 World Cup is around the corner and will kick off this Friday on February 21. The ten-nation tournament is taking place in Australia this time with the hosts facing India in the first match of the World Cup in Sydney. Harmanpreet Kaur's side is a dark horse in the showpiece T20 tournament and is placed in Group A with New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Australia.
This is the seventh edition of the tournament with Australia emerging as the most successful side in its history with 4 titles. England won the inaugural event while West Indies claimed victory in 2018.
The 17-day tournament will culminate on March 8 when the final takes place in Melbourne.
These are the groups for the initial stages:-
Group A – Australia, India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh.
Group B – England, South Africa, West Indies, Pakistan, Thailand.
Here is the full schedule of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020:-
February 21 (2:00 PM BST): Australia vs India in Sydney
February 22 (1:00 PM BST): West Indies vs Thailand in Perth
February 22 (5:00 PM BST): New Zealand vs Sri Lanka in Perth
February 23 (5:00 PM BST): England vs South Africa in Perth
February 24 (12:00 PM BST): Australia vs Sri Lanka in Perth
February 24 (05:00 PM BST): India vs Bangladesh in Perth
February 26 (10:00 PM BST): England vs Thailand in Canberra
February 26 (2:00 PM BST): West Indies vs Pakistan in Canberra
February 27 (10:00 AM BST): India vs New Zealand in Melbourne
February 27 (2:00 PM BST): Australia vs Bangladesh in Canberra
February 28 (10:00 AM BST): South Africa vs Thailand in Canberra
February 28 (2:00 PM BST): England vs Pakistan in Canberra
February 29 (6:00 AM BST): New Zealand vs Bangladesh in Melbourne
February 29 (2:00 PM BST): India vs Sri Lanka in Melbourne
March 1 (10:00 AM BST): South Africa vs Pakistan in Sydney
March 1 (2:00 PM BST): England vs West Indies in Sydney
March 2 (6:00 AM BST): Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh in Melbourne
March 2 (10:00 AM BST): Australia vs New Zealand in Melbourne
March 3 (10:)0 AM BST): Pakistan vs Thailand in Sydney
March 3 (2:00 PM BST): West Indies vs South Africa in Sydney
March 5 (10:00 AM BST): First semi-final in Sydney
March 5 (2:00 PM BST): Second semi-final in Sydney
March 8 (1:00 PM BST): Final in Melbourne