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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

TeamMode of qualification
New ZealandHosts
AustraliaWomen’s Championship
EnglandWomen’s Championship
South AfricaWomen’s Championship
IndiaWomen’s Championship
BangladeshICC ODI Rankings
PakistanICC ODI Rankings
 West IndiesICC 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

ChristchurchAucklandMount Maunganui
Hagley OvalEden ParkBay Oval
Capacity: 18,000Capacity: 42,000Capacity: 10,000
HamiltonWellingtonDunedin
Seddon ParkBasin ReserveUniversity Oval
Capacity: 10,000Capacity: 11,600Capacity: 3,500

Past Results

By year

YearHost(s)Final venueResult
WinnerMarginRunner-up
1973Englandno finalEngland
20 points
England won on pointsAustralia
17 points
1978Indiano finalAustralia
6 points
Australia won on pointsEngland
4 points
1982New ZealandChristchurchAustralia
152/7 (59 overs)
Australia won by 3 wicketsEngland
151/5 (60 overs)
1988AustraliaMelbourneAustralia
129/2 (44.5 overs)
Australia won by 8 wicketsEngland
127/7 (60 overs)
1993EnglandLondonEngland
195/5 (60 overs)
England won by 67 runsNew Zealand
128 (55.1 overs)
1997IndiaCalcutta ustralia
165/5 (47.4 overs)
Australia won by 5 wicketsNew Zealand
164 (49.3 overs)
2000New ZealandLincolnNew Zealand
184 (48.4 overs)
New Zealand won by 4 runsAustralia
180 (49.1 overs)
2005South AfricaCenturionAustralia
215/4 (50 overs)
Australia won by 98 runsIndia
117 (46 overs)
2009AustraliaSydneyEngland
167/6(46.1 overs)
England won by 4 wicketsNew Zealand
166 (47.2 overs)
2013IndiaMumbaiAustralia
259/7 (50 overs)
Australia won by 114 runsWest Indies
145 (43.1 overs)
2017EnglandLondon
2021New 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
Team19731978198219881993199720002005200920132017Total
Australia2nd1st1st1st3rd1st2nd1st4th1stQ11
Denmark7th10th2
England1st2nd2nd2nd1stSF5thSF1st3rdQ11
India4th4th4thSFSF2nd3rd7thQ9
Ireland4th5thQF7th8th5
 Netherlands5th8thQF8th4
New Zealand3rd3rd3rd3rd2nd2nd1stSF2nd4thQ11
Pakistan11th6th8thQ4
South AfricaQFSF6th7th6thQ6
Sri LankaQF6th7th8th5thQ6
West Indies6th1R5th5th2ndQ6
Defunct teams
International XI4th5th2
Jamaica6th1
Trinidad and Tobago5th1
Young England7th1

Records

World Cup records
Batting
Most runsDebbie HockleyNew Zealand1,5011982–2000
Highest average (min. 10 innings)Karen RoltonAustralia74.921997–2009
Highest scoreBelinda ClarkAustralia229 not out1997
Highest partnershipHaidee Tiffen & Suzie BatesNew Zealand2622009
Most runs in a tournamentDebbie HockleyNew Zealand4561997
Bowling
Most wicketsLyn FullstonAustralia391982–1988
Lowest average (min. 500 balls bowled)Katrina KeenanNew Zealand9.721997–2000
Best bowling figuresJackie LordNew Zealand6/101982
Most wickets in a tournamentLyn FullstonAustralia231982
Fielding
Most dismissals (wicket-keeper)Jane SmitEngland401993–2005
Most catches (fielder)Janette BrittinEngland191982–1997
Team
Highest scoreAustralia (v Denmark)412/31997
Lowest scorePakistan (v Australia)271997
Highest win %Australia87.16