England to host 2026 Women’s T20 World Cup reveals International Cricket Council

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After winning the 2021 Women's T20 World Cup, Australia party on stage with Katy Perry at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
After successful the 2021 Girls’s T20 World Cup, Australia partied on stage with Katy Perry on the Melbourne Cricket Floor

England will host the 2026 Girls’s T20 World Cup, with the Worldwide Cricket Council saying 4 girls’s tournaments between 2024 and 2027.

Bangladesh will host their first girls’s match after they placed on the 2024 Girls’s T20 World Cup.

The 50-over World Cup will then happen in India in 2025, with Australia looking to defend their title.

A T20 Champions Trophy can be hosted in Sri Lanka in February 2027, topic to them qualifying.

It will likely be the inaugural version of the Girls’s ICC Champions Trophy, with six groups competing throughout 16 matches.

The 2026 Girls’s T20 World Cup will soak up place in England in June, with 12 groups enjoying 33 video games, a rise from the ten set to participate in Bangladesh in 2024 and in South Africa in February 2023.

It was additionally introduced that Lord’s will host the 2023 and 2025 World Check Championship last, whereas the long run excursions programme for 2023-2027 was authorized and can be printed within the subsequent few days.

Clare Connor, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) interim chief govt officer, mentioned: “We’re completely delighted that we have been chosen to host the 2026 ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup.

“We noticed again in 2017 how internet hosting the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup captured individuals’s creativeness and I am going to always remember watching Heather Knight raise the trophy on that magical day at a sold-out Lord’s.

“Girls’s cricket has developed quickly since then, from the numbers of women selecting up bats by All Stars and Dynamos, becoming a member of golf equipment, and having the ability to progress on a pathway to the very best ranges of efficiency.

“We’re seeing proper now the constructive influence that the Uefa Girls’s Euros is having for soccer, and internet hosting this international cricket occasion will give us one other unbelievable alternative to encourage much more women to choose up a bat and ball.”

Martin Darlow, ECB interim chair, mentioned: “The ladies’s recreation is rising at a exceptional tempo, and internet hosting the 2026 ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup will give an extra enhance to our technique to make cricket a gender-balanced sport. This can be a actually thrilling alternative.”

Australia are also the current holders of the Girls’s T20 World Cup after beating India in entrance of 86,174 followers in Melbourne in 2021,

England final hosted a girls’s match in 2017, when Knight’s facet beat India at a sold-out Lord’s to win the 50-over World Cup.

They final hosted the Girls’s T20 World Cup in 2009, with Charlotte Edwards’ side beating New Zealand in the final.

In November last year it was announced that the ECB would host the 2030 Males’s T20 World Cup, alongside Eire and Scotland.

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