ICC postpones ladies’s T20 World Cup from 2022 to 2023 | Cricket Information

DUBAI: The South African version of the Ladies’s T20 World Cup was on Thursday postponed by three months to February 2023 to keep away from a cluster of big-ticket occasions in 2022 and handle gamers’ workload, Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced on Thursday.
The event was scheduled in November 2022 however will now be held in February 2023.
In August this yr, the ICC had postponed the 50 over Ladies’s World Cup slated in New Zealand from 2021 to 2022 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic and girls’s T20 cricket can be set to make its debut within the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Video games..
“The Board confirmed that the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup will transfer from its present slot on the finish of 2022 to 9-26 February 2023,” ICC mentioned in a press release.
If not postponed, the yr would have “three main occasions in 2022 with the Commonwealth Video games in July 2022 and the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup because of be held in November 2022.”
“As there are at present no main ladies’s occasions scheduled to happen in 2023 the Board confirmed the change for the T20 World Cup to raised help participant preparation and to proceed to construct the momentum across the ladies’s recreation past 2022,” the apex physique mentioned.
The ICC mentioned the choice was taken protecting in thoughts the workload of the gamers and in addition contemplating long run curiosity of ladies’s cricket.
“Transferring the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup to 2023 makes good sense on a lot of ranges,” ICC CEO Manu Sawhney mentioned within the assertion.
“Firstly, it is going to present a greater workload stability for gamers giving them the very best alternative to carry out to the very best ranges on a world stage.
“Secondly, we are able to proceed to construct the momentum across the ladies’s recreation by way of 2022 and into 2023. We’re dedicated to fuelling the expansion of the ladies’s recreation and immediately’s resolution allows us to do this over the long run.”

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