Monday, 3 December 2012

Women's World Cup Schedule

The ICC have today announced the schedule for the forthcoming World Cup, and BBC Radio have also announced that they will be covering all the England games for the very first time.

The top eight teams in the world will compete for the trophy currently held by England. Hosts India will kick-off with a game at the Wankhede Stadium against the West Indies on 31 Jan 2013. England will play Sri Lanka at the same venue 2 days later. New Zealand play South Africa in between these two games and Australia open their campaign on the opening day of the tournament against Pakistan.

Star Cricket are broadcasting 10 of the games live on television, but whether this will be picked up by broadcasters outside India is not clear at the moment.

The teams are divided into two groups of four and the top three will progress to the Super Sixes stage of the tournament. The groups are:-

Group A - England, India, West Indies and Sri LankaGroup B - Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa

Group Matches (by team)

England v Sri Lanka - 02/02/13 Wankhede
England v India - 04/02/13 - Wankhede
England v West Indies - 06/02/13 (D/N) Cricket Club of India

Australia v Pakistan - 31/01/13 (D/N) Bandra Kurla Complex
Australia v South Africa - 03/02/13 - Cricket Club of India
Australia v New Zealand - 05/02/13 (D/N) D Y Patil

New Zealand v South Africa - 01/02/13 (D/N) Wankhede
New Zealand v Pakistan - 03/02/13 Bandra Kurla Complex
New Zealand v Australia - 05/02/13 (D/N) D Y Patil

West Indies v India - 31/01/13 (D/N) Wankhede
West Indies v Sri Lanka - 04/02/13 Middle Income Group Club
West Indies v England - 06/02/13 (D/N) Cricket Club of India

India v West Indies - 31/01/13 (D/N) Wankhede
India v England - 04/02/13 Wankhede
India v Sri Lanka - 06/02/13 Wankhede

Sri Lanka v England - 02/02/13 Wankhede
Sri Lanka v West Indies - 04/02/13 Middle Income Group Club
Sri Lanka v India - 06/02/13 Wankhede

Pakistan v Australia - 31/01/13 (D/N) Bandra Kurla Complex
Pakistan v New Zealand - 03/02/13 Bandra Kurla Complex
Pakistan v South Africa - 05/02/13 Bandra Kurla Centre

South Africa v New Zealand - 01/02/13 (D/N) Wankhede
South Africa v Australia - 03/02/13 Cricket Club of India
South Africa v Pakistan - 05/02/13 Bandra Kurla Centre


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