T20 Cricket is making its first debut in Commonwealth Games or CWG 2022 with women’s T20 layout in Birmingham. This is the second time this sport is being introduced in an International Tournament, men’s list A cricket was played in 1998 which resulted in South Africa winning the Gold medal.
Commonwealth Games 2022: Teams Playing and Format
A single round-robin format is being adapted which will be followed by the playoffs in which a total of eight teams are playing.
In Group A: India, Australia, Pakistan and Barbados.
In Group B: England (Host), South Africa, and Sri Lanka.
CWG 2022: Timing, Schedule and Venue
The first match of the league will start between India and Australia on July 29. The venue will be the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in which all the matches are going to be hosted. Knockout matches will be played on August 6 and 7 after the match between Host England and New Zealand on August 4.
Complete Schedule Of The Women’s T20 Tournament In CWG 2022
Commonwealth Games 2022: Squads Playing
“Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sabbhineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav.”
“Meg Lanning ©, Rachael Haynes (VC), Darcie Brown, Nicola Carey, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Amanda-Jade Wellington.”
“ Hayley Matthews (c), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shanika Bruce, Shai Carrington, Shaunte Carrington, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Keila Elliott, Trishan Holder, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Alisa Scantlebury, Shakera Selman, Tiffany Thorpe, Aaliyah Williams.”
“Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver (VC), Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Freya Kemp, Bryony Smith, Issy Wong, Danni Wyatt”.
“Bismah Maroof (c), Muneeba Ali (wk), Anam Amin, Aiman Anwer, Diana Baig, Nida Dar, Gull Feroza (wk), Tuba Hassan, Kainat Imtiaz, Sadia Iqbal, Iram Javed, Ayesha Naseem, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Omaima Sohail.”
“Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Jess McFadyen, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu”.
“Chamari Athapaththu (c), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Vishmi Gunaratne, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Anushka Sanjeewani, Marsha Shehani, Rashmi Silva.”
“Suné Luus (c), Anneke Bosch, Trisha Chetty, Lara Goodall, Sinalo Jafta, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Nadine de Klerk, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Mignon du Preez, Tumi Sekhukhune, Shabnim Ismail, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt.”