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The much-awaited Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 will be played at Lugogo Cricket Oval in Kampala, Uganda from April 18 to April 23. All matches will be available for live streaming. 

This will be the second edition of the Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 and the tournament will be used by the participating teams to prepare for the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier. 

The teams participating in this year's edition are Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, UAE and hosts Uganda. Zimbabwe, who won the inaugural edition in 2019, will miss the series this year due to other commitments.

Each team will play the other team once during the tournament in a round-robin format. The top two teams at the end of the league stage will progress to the final to be held on April 23. 

The UAE, 15th in the ICC Women's T20I Rankings rankings for women, is the top side in the competition. Tanzania is ranked 16th followed by Uganda (21), Kenya (23) and Rwanda (26).

A total of 11 matches will be played over six days. Two matches will be held daily for five days followed by the final. 

The UAE women’s cricket team will lock horns with Kenya in the opening match of the tournament at 12:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on April 18. 

Hosts Uganda will play their first match of the tournament against Rwanda later on the same day. Live streaming of all the matches will be available in India.

Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 teams and squads

Uganda: Concy Aweko (captain), Janet Mbabazi (vice-captain), Sarah Akiteng, Prosscovia Alako, Irene Alumo, Evelyn Anyipo, Kevin Awino (WK), Esther Iloku (wicket-keeper), Phiona Kulume, Patricia Malemikia, Rita Musamali, Immaculate Nakisuuyi, Stephani Nampiina, Gloria Obukor

Kenya: Sharon Juma (captain and wicket-keeper), Queentor Abel, Veronica Abuga, Ruth Achando (wicket-keeper), Lavendah Idambo, Sylvia Kinyua, Mary Mwangi (wicket-keeper), Teresia Mwangi, Monicah Ndhambi, Margaret Ngoche, Daisy Njoroge, Mercyline Ochieng, Venasa Ooko, Esther Wachira

Rwanda: Marie Bimenyimana (captain), Sifa Ingabire, Alice Ikuzwe, Rosine Irera, Gisele Ishimwe, Henriette Ishimwe, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Belise Murekatete, Josiane Nyirankundineza, Clarisse Uwase, Geovanis Uwase (wicket-keeper), Merveille Uwase (wicket-keeper), Sarah Uwera (wicket-keeper), Margueritte Vumiliya

Tanzania: Fatuma Kibasu (captain), Saumu Hussein, Sophia Jerome, Perice Kamunya, Malizia Kibwana, Aisha Mohamed, Mwapwani Mohamedi, Shufaa Mohamedi (wicket-keeper), Saum Mtae, Sonia Muya, Hudaa Omary, Tabu Omary, Monica Pascal, Neema Pius, Agnes Qwele, Nasra Saidi, Mwanaidi Swedy, Josephine Ulrik

United Arab Emirates: Chaya Mughal (captain), Jia Bhatia, Kavisha Egodage, Al Maseera Jahangir, Geethika Jyothis, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Vaishnave Mahesh, Indhuja Nandakumar, Esha Oza, Avanee Patil, Theertha Satish (wicket-keeper), Khushi Sharma, Sanchin Singh, Archara Supriya, Ishitha Zehra

Where to watch Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 cricket tournament live in India?

Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 cricket matches will be streamed live on the FanCode app and website

Live telecast of the Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 cricket tournament will not be available on any TV channel in India.

Victoria Women T20 Series 2023 schedule and live match start times

As per the Indian Standard Times (IST)

Date

Match

Time

April 18, Tuesday

Kenya vs UAE

12:00 PM

April 18, Tuesday

Uganda vs Rwanda 

4:00 PM

April 19, Wednesday

Tanzania vs UAE

12:00 PM

April 19, Wednesday

Kenya vs Rwanda 

4:00 PM

April 20, Thursday

Kenya vs Tanzania 

12:00 PM

April 20, Thursday

Uganda vs UAE

4:00 PM

April 21, Friday

Uganda vs Tanzania

12:00 PM

April 21, Friday

Rwanda vs UAE

4:00 PM

April 22, Saturday

Uganda vs Kenya

12:00 PM

April 22, Saturday

Rwanda vs Tanzania

4:00 PM

April 23, Sunday

Final

3:30 PM

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