Australia Crowned Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Champions
The 8th edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, set to take place in South Africa from February 10 to 26, 2023, will feature Australia as the defending champions. The tournament will have 10 teams playing in 2 groups. Hosts South Africa and the top 7 ranked teams from the 2020 Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia qualified, with the final 2 spots filled by Ireland and Bangladesh from the qualifying tournament.
The world cup promises excitement with new and experienced players. Favourites include Australia, England with Alice Capsey, India with Shafali Verma and Renuka Singh Thakur, and New Zealand with Sophie Devine and Bernadine Bezuidenhout, aiming for improvement after a 6th place finish in the last World Cup. Despite losses, Pakistan has hope with the return of coach Mark Coles and star player Nida Dar. Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 full squads, schedule, and details on where to watch the WT20 WC matches on TV, online, and live streaming details are placed below.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Groups
The teams have been divided into two groups. The top two teams with the most points will advance to the semi-finals.
Group A – Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa
Group B – India, Pakistan, England, Ireland, West Indies
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Schedule
The 3 venues used for the tournament are Newlands, Cape Town, Boland Park in Paarl, and St. George’s Park in Gqeberha.
|Date||Match||Time (in IST)||Venue|
|Feb 10||South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women||10:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 11||England Women vs West Indies Women||6:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 11||Australia Women vs New Zealand Women||10:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 12||India Women vs Pakistan Women||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 12||Bangladesh Women vs Sri Lanka Women||10:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 13||Ireland Women vs England Women||6:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 13||South Africa Women vs New Zealand Women||10:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 14||Australia Women vs Bangladesh Women||10:30 PM||Gqeberha|
|Feb 15||India Women vs West Indies Women||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 15||Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women||10:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 16||Australia Women vs Sri Lanka Women||6:30 PM||Gqeberha|
|Feb 17||Bangladesh Women vs New Zealand Women||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 17||Ireland Women vs West Indies Women||10:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 18||India Women vs England Women||6:30 PM||Gqeberha|
|Feb 18||South Africa Women vs Australia Women||10:30 PM||Gqeberha|
|Feb 19||Pakistan Women vs West Indies Women||6:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 19||New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women||10:30 PM||Paarl|
|Feb 20||India Women vs Ireland Women||6:30 PM||Gqeberha|
|Feb 21||England Women vs Pakistan Women||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 21||South Africa Women vs Bangladesh Women||10:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 23||Australia Women vs India Women, Semi-Final 1||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 24||England Women vs South Africa Women, Semi-Final 2||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
|Feb 26||Australia Women vs South Africa Women Final||6:30 PM||Cape Town|
Stay tuned for our updates on the WPL 2023, taking place from March 4-26, 2023.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Team Squads Players List
Australia, the defending champions and current No. 1 side in the T20 rankings will look to win the title for a record 6th time. Bangladesh made it to the tournament by winning the 2022 Qualifier, while England is at No. 2 in the T20 rankings. India will hope to go one better after being beaten finalists in 2020. Ireland, New Zealand, and Pakistan also make up the tournament field. ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 squad full players list for all ten sides is placed below.
|Country||2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup squads|
|Australia||Meg Lanning (c), Alyssa Healy (vc, wk), Darcie Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Heather Graham, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney (wk), Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham|
|Bangladesh||Nigar Sultana (c, wk), Rumana Ahmed, Dilara Akter, Marufa Akter, Nahida Akter, Shorna Akter, Jahanara Alam, Disha Biswas, Fahima Khatun, Murshida Khatun, Salma Khatun, Lata Mondal, Ritu Moni, Sobhana Mostary, Shamima Sultana, Rabeya Khan, Sanjida Akter Meghla, Fargana Hoque and Sharmin Akhter (travelling reserves)|
|England||Heather Knight (c), Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (wk), Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Lauren Winfield-Hill (wk), Danni Wyatt, Danielle Gibson and Issy Wong (travelling reserves)|
|India||Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Richa Ghosh (wk), Shikha Pandey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Anjali Sarvani, Deepti Sharma, Renuka Singh, Devika Vaidya, Pooja Vastrakar, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh (travelling reserves)|
|Ireland||Laura Delany (c), Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh (wk), Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron, Rachel Delaney (replacement)|
|New Zealand||Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Bernadine Bezuidenhout (wk), Eden Carson, Lauren Down, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Molly Penfold, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu|
|Pakistan||Bismah Maroof (c), Muneeba Ali (wk), Sidra Ameen, Aiman Anwer, Diana Baig, Nida Dar, Tuba Hassan, Sadia Iqbal, Javeria Khan, Ayesha Naseem, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Nashra Sandhu, Sadaf Shamas, Omaima Sohail, Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz and Sadaf Shamas (travelling reserves)|
|South Africa||Suné Luus (c), Chloe Tryon (vc), Anneke Bosch, Tazmin Brits, Nadine de Klerk, Annerie Dercksen, Lara Goodall, Shabnim Ismail, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Delmi Tucker, Laura Wolvaardt, Micaéla Andrews, Tebogo Macheke and Tumi Sekhukhune (non-travelling reserves)|
|Sri Lanka||Chamari Athapaththu (c), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Vishmi Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Kaushini Nuthyangana, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Tharika Sewwandi, Malsha Shehani|
|West Indies||Hayley Matthews (c), Shemaine Campbelle (vc, wk), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams|
Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 TV Broadcast, Live Streaming Details
|Country||TV Channel||Streaming Platform|
|India||Star Sports||Disney + Hotstar|
|South Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport website|
|Australia||Fox Sports 501 and 503||Kayo, FoxtelGo, FoxtelNOW|
Most matches can also be streamed on ICC.tv.