The ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 is all set to get underway from September 18, 2022. Abu Dhabi will host the week-long event where eight teams will battle it out for the remaining two spots in next year’s showpiece event.
The matches are scheduled to take place at two venues, namely Sheikh Zayed Stadium and Tolerance Oval.
The eight participating teams have reached the penultimate stage via different routes. Two places are reserved for the teams that finished bottom in the previous edition of Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020. Bangladesh and Thailand finished bottom in their respective groups and hence they occupy two out of the eight spots here.
Talking about the rest of the teams, Zimbabwe, Scotland, United States of America, and United Arab Emirates qualified by winning their respective regional qualifiers. The East Asia Pacific region qualifier was canceled due to COVID-19 and thus, Papua New Guinea qualified as the highest ranked team from that region.
However, Ireland are the highest-ranked team from the qualifiers to not win their regional tournament.
The eight teams are divided into two groups of four. Each team will play the other three in their group once in a round-robin format.
The top two teams from each group will go through to the semis, with the winners of each semi-final progressing to the final and next year's ICC Women's World Cup 2023.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 Groups
Group A: Bangladesh, Ireland, Scotland, USA
Group B: Thailand, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, UAE
ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022: Schedule and live India match times
All times are in Indian Standard Time (IST).
Sunday, September 18
UAE vs Thailand - 4:30 PM
Zimbabwe vs Papua New Guinea - 4:30 PM
Bangladesh vs Ireland - 8:30 PM
Scotland vs USA - 8:30 PM
Monday, September 19
Thailand vs Zimbabwe - 4:30 PM
UAE vs Papua New Guinea - 4:30 PM
Bangladesh vs Scotland - 8:30 PM
Ireland vs USA - 8:30 PM
Wednesday, September 21
Bangladesh vs USA - 4:30 PM
Ireland vs Scotland - 4:30 PM
Papua New Guinea vs Thailand - 8:30 PM
UAE vs Zimbabwe - 8:30 PM
Friday, September 23
5th Place, Semi-Final 1 - Scotland vs UAE - 4:30 PM
Semi-Final 1 - Zimbabwe vs Ireland - 4:30 PM
5th Place, Semi-Final 2 - Papua New Guinea vs USA - 8:30 PM
Semi-Final 2 - Bangladesh vs Thailand - 8:30 PM
Sunday, September 25
3rd Place Playoff - TBC vs TBC - 4:30 PM IST
7th Place Playoff - TBC vs TBC - 4:30 PM IST
5th Place Playoff - TBC vs TBC - 8:30 PM IST
Final - TBC vs TBC - 8:30 PM IST
Where to watch ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 live in India?
Live streaming of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 will be available on the FanCode app and their website in India.
There will be no live telecast of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 on Television in India.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2022 teams and squads
Bangladesh: Nigar Sultana (captain), Sharmin Akter, Shamima Sultana, Fargana Hoque, Rumana Ahmed, Ritu Moni, Lata Mondal, Salma Khatun, Sobhana Mostary, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun, Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun, Sanjida Akter, Marufa Akter
Ireland: Laura Delany (captain), Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Mary Waldron, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell
Scotland: Kathryn Bryce (captain), Sarah Bryce, Abtaha Maqsood, Abbi Aitken-Drummond, Ailsa Lister, Katherine Fraser, Kathleen McGill, Priyanaz Chatterji, Lorna Jack, Megan McColl, Ellen Watson, Hannah Rainey, Olivia Bell, Saskia Horley, Rachel Slater
USA: Sindhu Sriharsha (captain), Geetika Kodali, Anika Kolan, Bhumika Bhadriraju, Disha Dhingra, Gargi Bhogle, lsani Vaghela, Lisa Ramjit, Moksha Chaudhary, Preeti lyenger, Ritu Singh, Snigdha Paul, Suhani Thadani, Taranum Chopra, Yashaditi Teki, Mahika Kandanala, Sai Tanmayi Eyyunni, Uzma lfthikar
Thailand: Naruemol Chaiwai (captain), Nannapat Khoncharoenkai, Nattaya Boochatham, Chanida Sutthiruang, Natthakan Chantham, Sornnarin Tippoch, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Suleeporn Laomi, Rosenanee Kanoh, Thipatcha Putthawong, Phannita Maya, Suwanan Khiaoto, Aphisara Suwanchonrathi, Sunida Chaturongrattana, Nanthita Boonsukham
Zimbabwe: Mary-Anne Musonda (captain), Modester Mupachikwa, Kelis Ndhlovu, Sharne Mayers, Josephine Nkomo, Precious Marange, Christabel Chatonzwa, Loreen Tshuma, Loryn Phiri, Nomvelo Sibanda, Esther Mbofana, Pellagia Mujaji, Audrey Mazvishaya, Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano, Francisca Chipare
Papua New Guinea: Kaia Arua (captain), Melanie Ani, Vicky Araa, Hollan Doriga, Kevau Frank, Veru Frank, Sibona Jimmy, Ravina Oa, Tanya Ruma, Pauke Siaka, Brenda Tau, Henao Thomas, Mairi Tom, Isabel Toua, Naoani Vare
UAE: Chaya Mughal (captain), Natasha Cherriath, Samaira Dharnidharka, Kavisha Egodage, Siya Gokhale, Priyanjali Jain, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh, Indhuja Nandakumar, Esha Oza, Rinitha Rajith, Rithika Rajith, Theertha Satish, Khushi Sharma
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