World T20 tournament aims to set record for women's final

Sherman Parsons
February 1, 2019

Hosts Australia will take on Pakistan's men and India's women for the opening fixtures of the Twenty20 World Cups in 2020, organisers said Tuesday as the draw for the tournaments was announced.

Eoin Morgan's side begin their campaign in Perth on October 26 against one of the qualifiers that will join Group 2. Bowlers of South Africa have played breathtakingly in this series but due to there out of the form batting, they were unable to claim supremacy in the series.

Across the nine day event, six Group Stage matches will be played over three days of double headers, with four teams playing each other once.

Melbourne will host the final on November 15, with the semis played in Sydney and Adelaide. The semi-finals of the Women's T20 World Cup are slated for March 5 in Sydney before the final on March 8 in Melbourne.

Holder is now leading the West Indies team in a three-Test series against England which began last week at Kensington Oval, Barbados.

Men's qualifiers: October 18-23.

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She also said that after the emphatic win by the West Indies men's team over England in the first Test, the women would also like to emulate the performance of their male counterparts.

Both tournaments will be held across Australia in eight host cities and 13 venues.

The first T20 match will be played at the Southend club on Thursday and as expected, it will be staged under a tight security cover.

Feb 28: South Africa v Qualifier 2, Manuka Oval, Canberra; England v Pakistan, Manuka Oval, Canberra. Exciting cricket. This is the flawless combination for a T20 World Cup and in 2020 we go one step further with two T20 World Cups in one year.

"To hold two T20 World Cup finals at the world's largest cricket stadium in front of 92,000 people with hundreds of millions more watching around the world is a particularly exciting prospect", Richardson added.

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