The Indian ladies’s cricket workforce through the T20 World Cup in 2020.© Twitter
On the event of International Women’s Day, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday introduced the enlargement of girls’s cricket occasions submit the 2023 cycle. More groups will compete in each the Women’s World Cup and the Women’s T20 World Cup from 2026 onwards as a part of the ICC’s long-term dedication to rising the sport globally and in a sustainable vogue, ICC said in a media launch. The revised codecs will give extra groups the prospect to compete on the worldwide stage and importantly supplies members with a window to develop the sport domestically to problem internationally because the adjustments happen.
Two 50-over World Cups can be performed in 2025 and 2029 whereas 4 T20 World Cups have been scheduled for 2024, 2026, 2028, and 2030.
The sport’s governing physique has additionally introduced the arrival of a brand new event, known as Women’s T20 Champions Cup and will probably be performed in 2027 and 2031.
Manu Sawhney, ICC Chief Executive mentioned, “We have a clear focus and commitment to an ambitious long-term growth plan for the women’s game. We have been building momentum around the women’s game for the last four years investing in global broadcast coverage and marketing to drive fan engagement.
“The outcomes converse for themselves with the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 attracting report numbers, 1.1 billion video views, making it the most-watched ladies’s cricket occasion of all time and having 86,174 followers attending the ultimate on the MCG, a report attendance for a ladies’s cricket occasion.
“This decision to expand our women’s events builds on these foundations and allows us to give more member countries greater opportunities to compete on a global stage. This means that more teams will also get the opportunity to compete in the qualification pathways for the respective ICC events over the coming years. I am sure these initiatives will go a long way in helping us achieve our strategic goal of continuing to build strength and depth in the women’s game,” he added.
In 2020, the Women’s T20 World Cup ultimate was contested between Australia and India in entrance of a report viewers on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). More than 80,000 individuals turned as much as watch Australia carry the title.
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