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2022 Commonwealth Games: Cricket Matches

Updated: Sep 22, 2022


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A Women’s Cricket Tournament is being held at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.


It is a cricket 1st inclusion in the Commonwealth Games since a List A men’s Tournament was held at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Malaysia.


The matches are being played as Women’s T20 International status.


Qualifications:


November 2022, the ICC announced the qualification process for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Tournament.


As the host, England was automatically qualify.


Also ICC Women's T20I rankings, West Indies Region and Commonwealth Games Qualifier are an allocation of 7 direct Qualifiers.


As ICC Women's T20I rankings will be dependent on the representation of at least 4 out of 6  Commonwealth Games Federation regions.


For West Indies, the result of a separate tournament were originally going to be used to determine which Commonwealth Games Association earned qualification. As the CWI confirmed that the regional qualifier had been postponed due to Covid-19, Barbados were selected to represent the West Indies by being the T20 Blaze defending champions.


And lastly, Sri Lanka won to qualify after beating Bangladesh at the Commonwealth Games Qualifier at Malaysia last January 2022


Team Squads


England Women's Cricket Team



Heather Knight - Team Captain (Ruled Out)


Nat Sciver -Replacement as Team Captain

Maia Bouchier

Katherine Brunt

Alice Capsey

Kate Cross

Freya Davies

Sophia Dunkley

Sophie Ecclestone

Sarah Glenn

Amy Jones

Freya Kemp

Bryony Smith

Issy Wong

Danni Wyatt


England's captain Heather Knight was ruled out of their first match due to a hip injury, with Nat Sciver named as the team captain in her place


Australian Women's National Cricket Team


Meg Lanning - Team Captain


Rachael Haynes 

Darcie Brown

Nicola Carey

Ashleigh Gardner

Grace Harris

Alyssa Healy

Jess Jonassen

Alana King

Tahlia McGrath

Beth Mooney

Ellyse Perry

Megan Schutt

Annabel Sutherland

Amanda-Jade Wellington


Barbados Women's Cricket Team



Hayley Matthews - Team Captain


Aaliyah Alleyne

Shanika Bruce

Shai Carrington

Shaunte Carrington

Shamilia Connell

Deandra Dottin

Keila Elliott

Trishan Holder

Kycia Knight

Kyshona Knight

Alisa Scantlebury

Shakera Selman

Tiffany Thorpe

Aaliyah Williams


India Women's National Cricket Team


Harmanpreet Kaur - Team Captain


Smriti Mandhana 

Taniya Bhatia 

Yastika Bhatia 

Harleen Deol

Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Sabbhineni Meghana

Sneh Rana

Jemimah Rodrigues

Deepti Sharma

Meghna Singh

Renuka Singh

Pooja Vastrakar - Standby Player

Shafali Verma

Radha Yadav

Richa Ghosh - Standby Player

Simran Bahadur -Standby Player


Simran Bahadur, Richa Ghosh and Poonam Yadav  were named as standby players for India.


New Zealand Women's National Cricket Team



Sophie Devine -Team Captain


Suzie Bates

Eden Carson

Lauren Down -Ruled Out

Izzy Gaze 

Claudia Green - Replacement

Maddy Green

Brooke Halliday

Hayley Jensen

Fran Jonas

Jess Kerr -Ruled Out

Amelia Kerr

Rosemary Mair

Jess McFadyen 

Georgia Plimmer

Hannah Rowe

Lea Tahuhu - Replacement


 Lauren Down and Jess Kerr were both ruled out of New Zealand's squad with Lea Tahuhu and Claudia Green named as their replacements


Pakistan Women's National Cricket Team



Bismah Maroof - Team Captain


Muneeba Ali 

Anam Amin

Aiman Anwer

Diana Baig

Nida Dar

Gull Feroza 

Tuba Hassan

Kainat Imtiaz

Sadia Iqbal

Iram Javed

Ayesha Naseem

Aliya Riaz

Fatima Sana

Omaima Sohail


South Africa Women's National Cricket Team




Suné Luus -Team Captain


Anneke Bosch

Tazmin Brits - Replacement

Trisha Chetty - Ruled Out

Lara Goodall

Shabnim Ismail

Sinalo Jafta

Marizanne Kapp - Ruled Out

Ayabonga Khaka

Masabata Klaas

Nadine de Klerk

Nonkululeko Mlaba

Mignon du Preez

Tumi Sekhukhune - Ruled Out

Chloe Tryon

Delmi Tucker - Replacement

Laura Wolvaardt


 Trisha Chetty and Tumi Sekhukhune were also ruled out of South Africa's squad due to injuries.While ,  Marizanne Kapp was ruled out of South Africa's squad due to family reasons.


Sri Lanka Women's National Cricket Team



Chamari Athapaththu - Team Captain


Nilakshi de Silva

Kavisha Dilhari

Vishmi Gunaratne

Ama Kanchana

Achini Kulasuriya

Sugandika Kumari

Hasini Perera

Udeshika Prabodhani

Oshadi Ranasinghe

Inoka Ranaweera

Harshitha Samarawickrama

Anushka Sanjeewani

Malsha Shehani

Rashmi Silva


Match Schedule and Fixtures:



The ICC confirmed that all matches, including those involving Barbados, will be designated as Twenty20 Internationals.


As a start 8 teams will be divided into 2 Group.


For Group A , Barbados , Australia , India and Pakistan

While, for Group B there are New Zealand, England , Sri Lanka and South Africa.


Each group will play 6 matches , the Top 2 teams per group will be qualified for the semi final match where it has 2 semi final matches .


For the team who will win the semi finals will advance to the final match who will battle for the gold medal


While the lossing team of the semi final match , will battled for the 3rd place or the bronze medal match.


Match schedule:


India and Australia made the opening match for group A last July 29, 2022. Where Australia won the match by 3 wickets.


The second match was played by Barbados against Pakistan on the same day as the first match was held, Barbados Women made their 1st win after beating Pakistan by 15 runs.


The 3rd match , will be on July 31 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Wher India will be battle against Pakistan


On the same day, Australia will be battled against Barbados for the 4th match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.


After that match , on August 3 , Australia will play again against Pakistan for the 5th match.


Lastly , the 5th match will be battle between Barbados and India on August 3, 2022 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground


For the Group B, the first match was held last July 30 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground between New Zealand and South Africa where New Zealand Women won the match by 13 runs.


On the second match , where England beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets last July 30, 2022.


The 3rd match will be held at Edgbaston Cricket Ground on August 2, 2022 where the host team of England will be battle against South Africa.


For the 4th match , New Zealand and Sri Lanka will be battle on August 2, at Edgbaston Cricket Ground


On August 4, South Africa will battle against Sri Lanka for the 5th match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.


The Last match before the semi- final match is between the Host team of England and New Zealand on August 4 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.


The battle for semi final will be held on August 6, 2022 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

Lastly, for the Bronze and Gold medal match will be on August 7, 2022 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.


8 teams will battle for the Commonwealth Games , Gold medal

Who do you think will win?


Check and visit 11ic for updates.

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