The ICC on Monday (October 3) announced the complete fixtures and groupings of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa. Ten teams will divide into two groups in quest for a semifinal berth. Bangladesh’s women’s team will play in Group A. Let’s take a look at Bangladesh’s group phase fixtures for the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup 2023.
2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Bangladesh team’s fixtures
Bangladesh women’s team earned a spot in the main event in South Africa after recently winning the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates. The Irish team also progressed following their second-place finish in the qualifier competition.
Following confirmation of the participating teams, the International Cricket Council released the itinerary for the eighth edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup on Monday. The schedule includes who will play who in the group stage. In Group A, Bangladesh will face defending champions Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Sri Lanka.
The Bangladesh women’s team will play their first match against Sri Lanka on February 12 and end their group phase fixtures with a match against the host South Africa on February 21. Here are Bangladesh’s complete group phase fixtures for the 2023 ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup.
Bangladesh women’s team has never advanced to the knockout round in the T20 World Cup tournament. The chances of the tigresses competing in the semifinals of the forthcoming ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup 2023 are also extremely small. According to Bangladesh’s fixtures, they can start their campaign with a victory over Sri Lanka. However, their other competitors are far stronger and among the favourites to win the competition.
Source: United News of Bangladesh