Bangladesh, Ireland added to 2022-25 Women’s Championship; no India vs Pakistan series slotted


Bangladesh and Eire have been added because the ninth and tenth groups within the 2022-25 Ladies’s Championship, the place ending within the high six will guarantee direct qualification to the ODI World Cup, which can subsequent be performed in 2025.

On this, the third Ladies’s Championship cycle, every crew will play eight three-match ODI sequence – 4 dwelling and 4 away – over the following three years. On the finish of it, the highest 5 sides and the hosts [not decided yet] will routinely qualify for the World Cup. The opposite 4 groups will then participate in a qualifier in opposition to the Eleventh- and Twelfth-ranked groups within the ICC rankings, and the highest two from that occasion will full the line-up for the World Cup.

“As we noticed at the newest ODI World Cup, there are a selection of countries actually beginning to emerge so we will should be on the high of our recreation. We pleasure ourselves on discovering methods to maintain evolving and it will be extra necessary than ever over the following interval,” Meg Lanning, who just lately led Australia to their seventh 50-over World Cup title, stated in an ICC assertion. “To have Bangladesh and Eire concerned, is not going to solely be nice for us to have the possibility to play extra cricket in opposition to them, but additionally to reveal them to extra cricket in opposition to the highest nations.

“We need to see the ladies’s recreation as robust as doable and creating the following tier of countries is a giant a part of that.”

Pakistan’s three-game home series in opposition to Sri Lanka, beginning June 1, will kick off the newest cycle, with Eire taking on South Africa at dwelling from June 11 subsequent. India and Pakistan can have fixtures in opposition to all the opposite sides besides one another.

ODI standing to 5 associates
ODI standing has been given to Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Thailand and USA with speedy impact.

“Growing the variety of groups within the ICC Ladies’s Championship and awarding ODI standing to 5 further groups will assist us to speed up the expansion of the ladies’s recreation,” ICC CEO Geoff Allardice stated. “Extra groups enjoying extra commonly creates a extra aggressive surroundings as we noticed on the latest ICC Ladies’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.”

Ladies’s Championship 2022-25

Australia
House: India, South Africa, Pakistan, West Indies
Away: England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Eire

Bangladesh
House: India, Australia, Pakistan, Eire
Away: New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies

England
House: India, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Away: New Zealand, South Africa, Eire, West Indies

India
House: New Zealand, South Africa, Eire, West Indies
Away: England, Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

Eire
House: England, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Away: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, West Indies

New Zealand
House: England, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan
Away: India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies

Pakistan
House: South Africa, Eire, Sri Lanka, West Indies
Away: England, New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh

South Africa
House: England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
Away: India, Australia, Pakistan, Eire

Sri Lanka
House: India, New Zealand, Bangladesh, West Indies
Away: England, South Africa, Pakistan, Eire

West Indies
House: England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Eire
Away: India, Australia, Pakistan, Eire

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