Search

ICC approved introduction of International Women’s Championship

ICC has approved the introduction of an International Women’s Championship as a part of qualification for the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Jan 30, 2014 09:09 IST
facebook IconTwitter IconWhatsapp Icon

International Cricket Council (ICC) on 29 January 2014 approved the introduction of an International Women’s Championship, which is a part of qualification for the ICC Women's World Cup. As per the approval, each of the top eight ranked international teams will play the others in a series of matches between mid-2017 and the end of 2016. The top teams will automatically qualify for the ICC Women World Cup of 2017 to be played in England.

image
The team that falls in the bottom sides will fall into the regional qualification structures of ICC to play in a Women’s World Cup qualifier. This qualifier will decide the final list of participants at the Women’s World Cup Cricket Championship.

Competing countries include
• Australia
• West Indies
• England
• New Zealand
• Sri Lanka
• South Africa
• India
• Pakistan

David Richardson, the Chief Executive of ICC in his conference in Dubai said the approval a very positive step for the profile and competitiveness of women’s cricket. This move would also guarantee a more regular ODI cricket for a broader group of nations than ever before.

image

Download our Current Affairs & GK app For exam preparation

डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए

AndroidIOS