The shortest format of cricket is set to be played for the first time in the history of the Commonwealth Games with the women’s T20I matches.
However, this will be the second that that cricket will be played in the mega event. Back in the year 1998, men’s List-A cricket was included in the multi-nation event where Team South Africa won the gold medal.
Here are all details of the upcoming matches starting on the 29th of July –
How many teams are competing?
There are eight teams divided into two groups – Group A and Group B.
Which countries are there in Group A?
India, Pakistan, Australia, and Barbados
Which countries are there in Group B?
New Zealand, England, South Africa, and Sri Lanka
What is the venue of the matches?
All the matches will be played at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
What is the schedule for all the matches?
The schedule of the T20I matches is as follows
29th July, Friday (Group A) –
- Australia vs India
- Pakistan vs Barbados
30th July, Saturday (Group B) –
- New Zealand vs South Africa
- England vs Sri Lanka
31st July, Sunday (Group A) –
- India vs Pakistan
- Barbados vs Australia
2nd August, Tuesday (Group B) –
- England vs South Africa
- Sri Lanka vs New Zealand
3rd August, Wednesday (Group A) –
- Australia vs Pakistan
- India vs Barbados
4th August, Thursday (Group B) –
- South Africa vs Sri Lanka
- England vs New Zealand
Semifinal 1 and Semifinal 2 both will be played on the 6th of August, Saturday
The final match for the gold medal will be played on 7th August, Sunday.
The bronze medal match between the runner-ups of semifinal 1 and semifinal 2 will also be played on the 7th of August.
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