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The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 will start on December 9 and run till December 17 in Entebbe, Uganda. 

Featuring eight teams, a total of 16 matches will be played in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023.

The top two teams from the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 will advance to the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2024 to be held in early 2024.

Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe are the eight teams that will feature in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023.

As per the format, the eight participating teams have been divided into two groups. 

Group A includes Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, while Group B comprises Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda.

Each team will play the others once in their respective group. The top two teams in each group will progress to the semi-finals.

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 final is scheduled to be held on December 17.

All matches of the upcoming T20 tournament will be played at the Entebbe Cricket Oval.

Where to watch ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 live in India?

Live streaming of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 will be available on the FanCode app and website in India.

There will be no live telecast of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 on any TV channel in India.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 schedule and live match start times

All match times are in India Standard Time (IST)

Saturday, December 9

Zimbabwe Women vs Kenya Women - 12:00 PM

Tanzania Women vs Botswana Women - 4:20 PM

Sunday, December 10

Namibia Women vs Nigeria Women - 12:00 PM

Rwanda Women vs Uganda Women - 4:20 PM

Monday, December 11

Kenya Women vs Tanzania Women - 12:00 PM

Botswana Women vs Zimbabwe Women - 4:20 PM

Tuesday, December 12

Nigeria Women vs Rwanda Women - 12:00 PM

Uganda Women vs Namibia Women - 4:20 PM

Wednesday, December 13

Kenya Women vs Botswana Women - 12:00 PM

Zimbabwe Women vs Tanzania Women - 4:20 PM

Thursday, December 14

Namibia Women vs Rwanda Women - 12:00 PM

Uganda Women vs Nigeria Women - 4:20 PM

Saturday, December 16

Semi-final 1 - 12:00 PM

Semi-final 2 - 4:20 PM

Sunday, December 17

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 final - 4:20 PM

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 teams and squads

Botswana Women: Laura Mophakedia (captain/wicket-keeper), Merapelo Phiase, Oratile Kgeresi, Tebogo Moitoi, Tebogo Motlhabaphuti, Bontle Madimabe (wicket-keeper), Florence Samanyika, Goabilwe Matome, Pako Mapotsane, Shameelah Mosweu, Tuelo Shadrack, Amantle Mokgothe, Onneile Keitsemang, Wendy Moutswi

Kenya Women: Esther Wachira (captain), Kreesha Vivek Mehta, Mercy Sifuna, Venasa Ooko, Charity Muthoni (wicket-keeper), Daisy Njoroge, Mary Mwangi, Queentor Abel, Flavia Odhiambo, Josephine Abwom, Judith Ajiambo, Kelvia Ogola, Lavender Idambo, Melvin Idambo

Nigeria Women: Adeshola Adekunle, Esther Sandy, Rukayat Abdulrasaq, Abigail Igbobie (wicket-keeper), Lucy Piety (wicket-keeper), Sarah Etim (wicket-keeper), Blessing Etim, Favour Eseigbe, Lilian Ude, Salome Sunday, Victory Igbinedion, Peculiar Agboya, Rachael Samson, Christabel Chukwuoonye

Rwanda Women: Alice Ikuzwe, Delphine Mukarurangwa, Sharila Niyomuhoza, Flora Irakoze, Merveille Uwase (wicket-keeper), Belyse Murekatete, Gisele Ishimwe, Henriette Ishimwe, Marie Bimenyimana, Marie Jose Tumukunde, Clarisse Umutoniwase, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Josiane Nyirankundineza, Irera Rosine, Zulufat Mutoniwase

Tanzania Women: Hudaa Omary, Neema Pius, Sheila Shamte, Saumu Hussein (wicket-keeper), Shufaa Mohamedi (wicket-keeper), Aisha Mohamed, Fatuma Kibasu, Monica Pascal, Perice Zakayo Kamunya, Agnes Joseph Qwele, Mwajabu Salum, Mwanamvua Hamisi, Sophia Frank

Uganda Women: Consylate Aweko (captain), Ariokat Malisa, Prosscovia Alako, Rita Musamali, Esther IIku (wicket-keeper), Kevin Awino (wicket-keeper), Irene Alumo, Janet Mbabazi, Stephanie Nampiina, Immaculate Nakisuuyi, Evelyn Anyipo, Lorna Anyait, Patricia Malemikia, Sarah Akiteng 

Zimbabwe Women: Mary-Anne Musonda, Ashley Ndiraya, Chipo Mugeri, Nyasha Gwanzura, Chiedza Dhururu (wicket-keeper), Modester Mupachikwa (wicket-keeper), Josephine Nkomo, Kellies Ndlovu, Precious Marange, Audrey Mazvishaya, Francesca Chipare, Lindo Mabhera, Loren Tshuma, Nomvelo Sibanda

Namibia Women: Yet to be announced.

Photo credit: Alamy

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