The Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Thailand and the USA have been given ladies’ ODI status, the International Cricket Council (ICC) declared on Thursday.
Their status has been allowed with quick impact as a component of the redid Women’s Cricket World Cup capability pathway.
Aside from giving the five nations a status, the ICC likewise declared the third release of the ICC Women’s Championship. The occasion will launch with Sri Lanka visiting Pakistan from June 1.
“Expanding the quantity of groups in the ICC Women’s Championship and granting ODI status to five extra groups will assist us with speeding up the development of the ladies’ down. More groups playing all the more routinely establishes a more serious climate as we saw at the new ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand,” said ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice in an explanation.
The IWC has now been extended to ten groups from eight as a feature of cricket’s overseeing body promising to speed up the development of the ladies’ down. Bangladesh and Ireland will make their presentations in the opposition, which gives an immediate capability pathway to the 2025 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.
“The setting that the IWC brings is so significant and guarantees fans all over the planet can appreciate significant and serious cricket consistently. I wish every one of the groups in the ICC Women’s Championship the absolute best in this next release and best of luck to Netherlands, PNG, Scotland, Thailand and the USA on what I trust will be an extraordinary chance to foster in 50 over cricket in their nations,” added Allardice.
The ten groups will play eight three-match series each during the 2022-25 cycle, containing four home series and four away series which have been commonly concurred by the taking part groups, giving a standard schedule of top-quality cutthroat cricket for fans all over the planet to in the middle between ICC occasions.
For instance, India will play ODI series against New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland and West Indies at home while they will head out to England, Australia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in a similar period to play away 50-over series.
The hosts in addition to the five top set groups, will get immediate passage to the 2025 Women’s Cricket World Cup. The leftover two groups will be distinguished through a worldwide qualifier involving six groups – the excess four groups from the IWC in addition to two other people who will be chosen by the Women’s ODI Team Rankings.
Meg Lanning, who drove Australia to triumphs in the past two versions of the ICC Women’s Championship, invited Bangladesh and Ireland to the opposition.
“The third release of the Championship will be energizing. As we saw at the latest ODI World Cup, there are various countries truly beginning to arise so we must be in our prime. We highly esteem tracking down ways of continuing to advance and it’ll be a higher priority than at any other time over the course of the following time frame.”
“To have Bangladesh and Ireland included, won’t just be perfect as far as we’re concerned to get the opportunity to play more cricket against them, yet additionally to open them to more cricket against the top countries. We need to see the ladies’ down major areas of strength for as conceivable and fostering the following level of countries is a major piece of that.”
Britain skipper Heather Knight trusts the IWC will keep on filling before long. “We’re truly amped up for the new pattern of the ICC Women’s Championship. Playing everybody, home and away, in significant apparatuses gives a phenomenal design to the ladies’ global game and returning to our typical timetable after COVID-19 is perfect. Our goal will be to dominate however many matches as could be expected under the circumstances and to be in the best spot that we can be going into the ICC Women’s World Cup 2025.”
“Furthermore, we need to see the ladies’ down in England and Wales, and the ladies’ down universally, proceed with its excursion of development across that period. We need to win on the pitch and keep on seeing movement off the pitch. The ICC Women’s Championship is crucial for ladies’ cricket and the choice to build it to 10 groups is the right one. Ideally, later on, we’ll see the title keep on developing.”