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ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

The 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup is a universal ladies’ cricket competition occurring in England from 24 June to 23 July 2017. It will be the eleventh version of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England (after the 1973 and 1993 competitions). Eight groups met all requirements to take an interest in the competition.

2017 Women’s World Cup

Dates 24 June – 23 July
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Group stage and knockout
Host(s) England
Participants 8


Team Mode of qualification
Australia Women’s Championship
England Women’s Championship
New Zealand Women’s Championship
West Indies Women’s Championship
India World Cup Qualifier
South Africa World Cup Qualifier
Sri Lanka World Cup Qualifier
Pakistan World Cup Qualifier


County Ground

Established: 1889
Capacity: 7000 (15,000 ODIs)

Sat Jun 24(50ovs) NZ Women v SL Women
Thu Jun 29(50ovs) Aus Women v SL Women
Sun Jul 2(50ovs) Aus Women v NZ Women
Wed Jul 5(50ovs) Eng Wn v SA Women
Sun Jul 9(50ovs) Eng Wn v Aus Women
Wed Jul 12(50ovs) Aus Women v India Women
Sat Jul 15(50ovs) Eng Wn v WI Women
Tue Jul 18(50ovs) TBC v TBC

County Ground

Established: 1863
Capacity: 9500

Sat Jun 24(50ovs) Eng Wn v India Women
Wed Jun 28(50ovs) NZ Women v SA Women
Sun Jul 2(50ovs) India Women v Pak Women
Wed Jul 5(50ovs) India Women v SL Women
Sun Jul 9(50ovs) SL Women v WI Women
Wed Jul 12(50ovs) Eng Wn v NZ Women
Sat Jul 15(50ovs) India Women v NZ Women
Thu Jul 20(50ovs) TBC v TBC

Grace Road

Established: 1878
Capacity: 6000

Sun Jun 25(50ovs) Pak Women v SA Women
Tue Jun 27(50ovs) Eng Wn v Pak Women
Sun Jul 2(50ovs) SA Women v WI Women
Wed Jul 5(50ovs) Aus Women v Pak Women
Sat Jul 8(50ovs) India Women v SA Women
Tue Jul 11(50ovs) Pak Women v WI Women
Sat Jul 15(50ovs) Pak Women v SL Women


Established: 1814
Capacity: 30000

Sun Jul 23(50ovs) TBC v TBC

The Cooper Associates County Ground

Established: 1882
Capacity: 6500

Mon Jun 26(50ovs) Aus Women v WI Women
Thu Jun 29(50ovs) India Women v WI Women
Sun Jul 2(50ovs) Eng Wn v SL Women
Thu Jul 6(50ovs) NZ Women v WI Women
Sat Jul 8(50ovs) NZ Women v Pak Women
Wed Jul 12(50ovs) SA Women v SL Women
Sat Jul 15(50ovs) Aus Women v SA Women

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


  • 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


World Cup records
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
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
Most dismissals (wicket-keeper) Jane Smit England 40 1993–2005
Most catches (fielder) Janette Brittin England 19 1982–1997
Highest score Australia (v Denmark) 412/3 1997
Lowest score Pakistan (v Australia) 27 1997
Highest win % Australia 87.16