The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 will start on August 31 and run till September 9 in Malaysia.
Featuring 11 teams, a total of 28 matches will be played in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023.
The top two teams from the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 will advance to the Global Qualifier to be held in early 2024.
Bahrain, Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Qatar, Thailand and United Arab Emirates are the 11 teams that will feature in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023.
As per the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 format, these 11 teams have been divided into two groups.
Group A includes Bahrain, Bhutan, Malaysia, Nepal, Qatar and United Arab Emirates, while Group B comprises China, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Myanmar and Thailand.
Each team will play the others once in their respective group. The top two teams in each group will progress to the semi-finals.
Bayuemas Oval, UKM-YSD Cricket Oval and Selangor Turf Club are the three venues that will host the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 matches.
Where to watch ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 live in India?
Live streaming of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia 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 Asia Qualifier 2023 on any TV channel in India.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 schedule and live India match times
All match times are in India Standard Time (IST)
Thursday, August 31
Malaysia Women vs Nepal Women - 7:00 AM
Bahrain Women vs Qatar Women - 7:00 AM
Bhutan Women vs United Arab Emirates Women - 7:00 AM
Kuwait Women vs China Women - 7:00 AM
Hong Kong Women vs Myanmar Women - 7:00 AM
Friday, September 1
Myanmar Women vs Thailand Women - 7:00 AM
China Women vs Hong Kong Women - 7:00 AM
United Arab Emirates Women vs Malaysia Women - 7:00 AM
Nepal Women vs Bahrain Women - 11:30 AM
Qatar Women vs Bhutan Women - 11:30 AM
Sunday, September 3
Qatar Women vs United Arab Emirates Women - 7:00 AM
Malaysia Women vs Bahrain Women - 7:00 AM
Bhutan Women vs Nepal Women - 7:00 AM
Kuwait Women vs Hong Kong Women - 11:30 AM
China Women vs Thailand Women - 11:30 AM
Monday, September 4
Bhutan Women vs Malaysia Women - 7:00 AM
Bahrain Women vs United Arab Emirates Women - 7:00 AM
Nepal Women vs Qatar Women - 7:00 AM
China Women vs Myanmar Women - 11:30 AM
Thailand Women vs Kuwait Women - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 6
Nepal Women vs United Arab Emirates Women - 7:00 AM
Qatar Women vs Malaysia Women - 7:00 AM
Bhutan Women vs Bahrain Women - 7:00 AM
Thailand Women vs Hong Kong Women - 11:30 AM
Myanmar Women vs Kuwait Women - 11:30 AM
Friday, September 8
Semi-final 1 - 7:00 AM
Semi-final 2 - 7:00 AM
Saturday, September 9
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 final - 7:00 AM
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2023 teams and squads
Bahrain Women: Gayani Fernando, Ishara Suhun, Pavithra Shetty, Prajna Jagdeesha, Sadamali Bhakshala Arachchige, Sana Butt (wicket-keeper), Rasangika Herath, Tharanga Gajanayake, Vilcita Barboza, Manal Malik, Asha Samildeen, Abeera Warts, Rasika Rodrigo, Shashikala Prakash, Swarna Nunna
Bhutan Women: Dechen Wangmo (captain), Karma Dema, Yshey Choden, Sonam Choden, Ngawang Choden (wicket-keeper), Pema Yangchen (wicket-keeper), Tshering Zangmo, Eva Somsel Yangzom, Chado Om, Anju Gurung, Anjuli Ghally, Kinley Bidha, Tshering Choden, Sonam
China Women: Zhou Caiyun, Chen Yue, Mingyue Zhu, Jing Yang (wicket-keeper), Rongyu Zhao (wicket-keeper), Zi Mei (wicket-keeper), Han Lili, Xiuli Jin, Yuanyuan Cai, Zheng Lili, Xinyu Chen, Mengting Liu, Xu Qian, Wenjing Yin
Hong Kong Women: Natasha Miles, Shanzeen Shahzad, Dorothea Chan, Yasmin Daswani, Pull To, Hiu Ying Cheung (wicket-keeper), Lemon Cheung, Betty Chan, Kary Chan, Mariko Hill, Marino Lamplough, Alison Siu, Iqra Sahar, Maryam Bibi, Ruchitha Venkatesh
Kuwait Women: Amna Sharif Tariq (captain), Maryyam Ashraf, Raelyn Maria D Souza, Iqra Ishaq (wicket-keeper), Khadija Khalil (wicket-keeper), Suchita Dsa (wicket-keeper), Zeefa Jilani, Maryam Omar, Priyada Murali, Shanthi Balasubramanian, Siobhan Lee Gomez, Angel DCosta, Maria Jasvi, Mariamma Hyder, Glenda Menes
Malaysia Women: Mas Elysa, Musfirah Nur Azmi, Suabika Manivannan, Aina Najwa (wicket-keeper), Wan Julia (wicket-keeper), Irdina Beh, Ainna Hamizah, Mahirah Ismail, Nur Arianna Natsya, Winifred Duraisingham, Aisya Eleesa, Nik Nur Atiela, Nur Dania Syuhada, Wan Nor Zulaika
Myanmar Women: Aye Moe, Khin Myat, May San, Pan Phyu, Thae Po (wicket-keeper), Zar Win (wicket-keeper), The Aung, Theint Soe, Zon Lin, Shwe Yee Win, Htet Aung, Lin Htun, Zin Tharaphy, San Nyo Htwe
Nepal Women: Rubina Chhetri (captain), Apsari Begam, Bindu Rawal, Indu Barma, Kanchan Shrestha, Samjana Khadka, Kajal Shrestha (wicket-keeper), Ruby Poddar, Kabita Joshi, Puja Mahato, Sita Magar, Ashmina Karmacharya, Ishwori Bist, Kabita Kunwar, Kushi Dangol, Kritika Marasini, Sabnam Rai, Saraswati Kumari
Qatar Women: Aysha, Shahreen Nawab Bahadur, Saachi Dhadwal, Rizpha Bano Emmanuel (wicket-keeper), Trupti Kale (wicket-keeper), Shrutiben Rana (wicket-keeper), Rochelle Quyn, Sabeeja Panayan, Tafaul Ekhair, Aleena Khan, Angeline Mare, Hiral Agarwal, Khadija Imtiaz, Sudha Thapa
Thailand Women: Naruemol Chaiwai (captain), Nattaya Chantham, Rosenan Kanoh, Nannapat Koncharoenkai (wicket-keeper), Suwanan Khiaoto (wicket-keeper), Chanida Sutthiruang, Kanyakorn Bunthansen, Nattaya Boochatham, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Phannita Maya, Sorannarin Tippoch, Nanthita Boonsukham, Sunida Chaturongrattana, Thipatcha Patthawong
United Arab Emirates Women: Chaya Mughal (captain), Kavisha Egodage, Lavanya Keny, Rinitha Rajith, Esha Oza (wicket-keeper), Theertha Satish, Al Maseera, Khushi Sharma, Samaira Dharnidharka, Avanee Patil, Indhuja Nandakumar, Siya Gokhale, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh
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