The ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier was underway in Harare, Zimbabwe. However, the emergence of a new variant of the Covid-19 in Southern Africa, it has been created travel restrictions for a number of African countries, including Zimbabwe. That is why the ICC (The International Cricket Council) announced the cancellation of the Women’s World Cup qualifiers toady.
The decision came after a series of matches in the 9-team ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2021. Three teams have been selected from the qualifiers for the Women’s World Cup through considering ranking.
Bangladesh, Pakistan and West Indies have qualified from the top of the team rankings as per the rules mentioned in the tournament conditions.
Bangladesh women’s team will get a taste of playing in the upcoming Women’s World Cup to be held in New Zealand
for the first time.
The Zimbabwe-Pakistan, United States-Thailand match started in the qualifiers today as per the pre-arranged schedule but the West Indies-Sri Lanka match could not be started as one of the support staff of the Sri Lankan women’s team proved positive in the Corona Test.
The Women’s World Cup will be held in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3, 2022. Australia, England, India, South Africa, New Zealand (hosts), Pakistan, West Indies and Bangladesh will compete for the title.
“We are very disappointed with the cancellation of the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier event,” said Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Events. But we have to deal with the Corona issue in the African country”
“We have tried to look at several options. However, it was not possible. Now Bangladesh, Pakistan and West Indies are qualifying. Sri Lanka and Ireland will also be included in the next cycle of the ICC Women’s Championship.
The ICC Women’s Championship (2022-2025) team is now 8 to 10. Australia, England, India, South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Ireland .
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