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ICC Womens World Cup 2022


The 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be the twelfth version of the Women’s Cricket World Cup and is planned to be held in New Zealand in March and April 2022. It was initially booked for 6 February to 7 March 2021 however was delayed by one year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On 15 December 2020, the International Cricket Council (ICC) affirmed that the competition will happen from 4 March to 3 April 2022.

New Zealand qualified naturally as hosts, with any remaining not entirely set in stone by the ICC WODI Rankings. Initially, it was reported that three additional groups would qualify from the 2017-2020 ICC Women’s Championship, however in 2018 this was changed to four groups in addition to the hosts. It was planned that the leftover three spots not entirely set in stone through the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier, which was delayed from 2020. Nonetheless, the competition was dropped halfway through and the excess puts dispensed in light of WODI rankings.

Dates 4 March – 3 April 2022
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format Women’s One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s) New Zealand New Zealand
Participants 8
Matches 31

Teams

Team Mode of qualification
New Zealand Hosts
Australia Women’s Championship
England Women’s Championship
South Africa Women’s Championship
India Women’s Championship
Bangladesh ICC ODI Rankings
Pakistan ICC ODI Rankings
 West Indies ICC ODI Rankings

Squads

Australia

Meg Lanning (c)
Rachael Haynes (vc)
Darcie Brown
Nicola Carey
Ashleigh Gardner
Grace Harris
Alyssa Healy
Jess Jonassen
Alana King
Beth Mooney
Tahlia McGrath
Ellyse Perry
Megan Schutt
Annabel Sutherland
Amanda-Jade Wellington

Bangladesh

Nigar Sultana (c)
Salma Khatun
Rumana Ahmed
Fargana Hoque
Jahanara Alam
Shamima Sultana
Fahima Khatun
Ritu Moni
Murshida Khatun
Nahida Akter
Sharmin Akhter
Lata Mondal
Sobhana Mostary
Fariha Trisna
Suraiya Azmin

England

Heather Knight (c)
Tammy Beaumont
Katherine Brunt
Freya Davies
Charlie Dean
Sophia Dunkley
Kate Cross
Sophie Ecclestone
Tash Farrant
Amy Jones (wk)
Emma Lamb
Nat Sciver
Anya Shrubsole
Lauren Winfield-Hill
Danni Wyatt

India

Mithali Raj (c)
Harmanpreet Kaur (vc)
Taniya Bhatia (wk)
Yastika Bhatia
Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Richa Ghosh (wk)
Jhulan Goswami
Smriti Mandhana
Sneh Rana
Deepti Sharma
Meghna Singh
Renuka Singh
Pooja Vastrakar
Shafali Verma
Poonam Yadav

New Zealand

Sophie Devine (c)
Amy Satterthwaite (vc)
Suzie Bates
Lauren Down (w/d)
Maddy Green
Brooke Halliday
Hayley Jensen
Fran Jonas
Jess Kerr
Amelia Kerr
Frances Mackay
Rosemary Mair
Katey Martin
Georgia Plimmer
Hannah Rowe
Lea Tahuhu

Pakistan

Bismah Maroof (c)
Nida Dar (vc)
Muneeba Ali (wk)
Sidra Ameen
Anam Amin
Aiman Anwer
Diana Baig
Ghulam Fatima
Javeria Khan
Nahida Khan
Sidra Nawaz (wk)
Aliya Riaz
Fatima Sana
Nashra Sandhu
Omaima Sohail

South Africa

Suné Luus (c)
Chloe Tryon (vc)
Ayabonga Khaka
Lara Goodall
Laura Wolvaardt
Lizelle Lee
Marizanne Kapp
Masabata Klaas
Mignon du Preez
Nonkululeko Mlaba
Shabnim Ismail
Sinalo Jafta
Tazmin Brits
Trisha Chetty
Tumi Sekhukhune

West Indies

Stafanie Taylor (c)
Anisa Mohammed (vc)
Aaliyah Alleyne
Shemaine Campbelle
Shamilia Connell
Deandra Dottin
Afy Fletcher
Cherry-Ann Fraser
Chinelle Henry
Kycia Knight
Hayley Matthews
Chedean Nation
Karishma Ramharack
Shakera Selman
Rashada Williams

Venues

Christchurch Auckland Mount Maunganui
Hagley Oval Eden Park Bay Oval
Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 42,000 Capacity: 10,000
Hamilton Wellington Dunedin
Seddon Park Basin Reserve University Oval
Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 11,600 Capacity: 3,500

Past Results

By year

Year Host(s) Final venue Result
Winner Margin Runner-up
1973 England no final England
20 points
England won on points Australia
17 points
1978 India no final Australia
6 points
Australia won on points England
4 points
1982 New Zealand Christchurch Australia
152/7 (59 overs)
Australia won by 3 wickets England
151/5 (60 overs)
1988 Australia Melbourne Australia
129/2 (44.5 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets England
127/7 (60 overs)
1993 England London England
195/5 (60 overs)
England won by 67 runs New Zealand
128 (55.1 overs)
1997 India Calcutta  ustralia
165/5 (47.4 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets New Zealand
164 (49.3 overs)
2000 New Zealand Lincoln New Zealand
184 (48.4 overs)
New Zealand won by 4 runs Australia
180 (49.1 overs)
2005 South Africa Centurion Australia
215/4 (50 overs)
Australia won by 98 runs India
117 (46 overs)
2009 Australia Sydney England
167/6(46.1 overs)
England won by 4 wickets New Zealand
166 (47.2 overs)
2013 India Mumbai Australia
259/7 (50 overs)
Australia won by 114 runs West Indies
145 (43.1 overs)
2017 England London
2021 New Zealand

By team

Legend

  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • SF – Losing semi-finalist (no third-place playoff)
  • QF – Losing quarter-finalist (no further playoffs)
  • 1R – First round
  •     — Hosts
Team 1973 1978 1982 1988 1993 1997 2000 2005 2009 2013 2017 Total
Australia 2nd 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 4th 1st Q 11
Denmark 7th 10th 2
England 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st SF 5th SF 1st 3rd Q 11
India 4th 4th 4th SF SF 2nd 3rd 7th Q 9
Ireland 4th 5th QF 7th 8th 5
 Netherlands 5th 8th QF 8th 4
New Zealand 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st SF 2nd 4th Q 11
Pakistan 11th 6th 8th Q 4
South Africa QF SF 6th 7th 6th Q 6
Sri Lanka QF 6th 7th 8th 5th Q 6
West Indies 6th 1R 5th 5th 2nd Q 6
Defunct teams
International XI 4th 5th 2
Jamaica 6th 1
Trinidad and Tobago 5th 1
Young England 7th 1

Records

World Cup records
Batting
Most runs Debbie Hockley New Zealand 1,501 1982–2000
Highest average (min. 10 innings) Karen Rolton Australia 74.92 1997–2009
Highest score Belinda Clark Australia 229 not out 1997
Highest partnership Haidee Tiffen & Suzie Bates New Zealand 262 2009
Most runs in a tournament Debbie Hockley New Zealand 456 1997
Bowling
Most wickets Lyn Fullston Australia 39 1982–1988
Lowest average (min. 500 balls bowled) Katrina Keenan New Zealand 9.72 1997–2000
Best bowling figures Jackie Lord New Zealand 6/10 1982
Most wickets in a tournament Lyn Fullston Australia 23 1982
Fielding
Most dismissals (wicket-keeper) Jane Smit England 40 1993–2005
Most catches (fielder) Janette Brittin England 19 1982–1997
Team
Highest score Australia (v Denmark) 412/3 1997
Lowest score Pakistan (v Australia) 27 1997
Highest win % Australia 87.16