The schedule for the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup has been announced.

Story highlights

  • The ICC on Tuesday announced the schedule for 31 matches
  • The World Cup will be played in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3, 2022.
  • Six cities in New Zealand will compete

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule for the 2022 Women’s World Cup. The ICC on Tuesday announced the schedule for 31 matches. The 50 overs World Cup will be played in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3, 2022.

Six New Zealand cities, including Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, will host the tournament. The opening match between New Zealand and the qualifiers will be played in March at Toranga.

The Indian team will start its campaign in March with a match against a qualifying team in Tauranga. The Indian team will play host New Zealand on March 10 at Sedan Park in Hamilton. This will be followed by another qualifier on March 12 in Hamilton.

The Indian women’s England match will be played on March 16 at Tauranga. Both teams were finalists in the previous World Cup (2017). England won that final.

The rest of the Indian team’s league matches will be played in Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch on March 1, 22 and 2, respectively, between Australia, the qualifiers and South Africa.

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Wellington and Christchurch will host the semi-finals on March 1 and March 1, respectively, while Christchurch will host the final on April-April, respectively.

The prize money for the competition is 5 5.5 million, which is 60 percent more than the previous time and 100 percent more than in 2013. All matches will be televised live.

Full schedule –

Bay Oval, Wave

4 March 2022 Qualifiers against New Zealand
March 6, 2022 Qualifiers vs India *
March 8, 2022 Australia v Qualifiers *
11 March 2022 Qualifiers v South Africa *
14 March 2022 South Africa v England *
March 16, 2022 England v India *
18 March 2022 Eligibility v

University Oval, Dunedin

5 March 2022 Qualifiers v South Africa
7 March 2022 New Zealand vs qualifiers
March 9, 2022 Qualifiers vs England

Sedan Park, Hamilton

March 5, 2022 Australia v England *
March 10, 2022 New Zealand v India *
March 12, 2022 Qualifiers vs India *
14 March 2022 Qualifiers vs. Qualifiers
March 17, 2022 New Zealand v South Africa *
March 21, 2022 Qualifiers vs Qualifiers *
March 22, 2022 India vs Qualifiers *

Basin Reserve, Wellington

13 March 2022 New Zealand v Australia
15 March 2022 Qualifiers against Australia
March 22, 2022 South Africa v Australia
24 March 2022 Qualifiers against South Africa
25 March 2022 Qualifiers vs Australia
27 March 2022 Qualifiers against England
March 30, 2022 Semi-1

Eden Park, Auckland

March 19, 2022 India v Australia *
20 March 2022 New Zealand v England

Hegley Oval, Christchurch

24 March 2022 England v Qualifiers *
26 March 2029 Qualifiers against New Zealand
March 27, 2022 India v South Africa *
March 31, 2022 Semi-2 *
April 3, 2022 Last *

(* Day and night)

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