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 ladies’s tournaments between 2024 and 2027.

Bangladesh will host their first ladies’s event once they placed on the 2024 Girls’s T20 World Cup.

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

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

Will probably 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 absorb place in England in June, with 12 groups taking part in 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 ultimate, whereas the longer term excursions programme for 2023-2027 was authorised and shall be revealed within the subsequent few days.

Clare Connor, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) interim chief govt officer, stated: “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 will always remember watching Heather Knight elevate the trophy on that magical day at a sold-out Lord’s.

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

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

Martin Darlow, ECB interim chair, stated: “The ladies’s sport is rising at a outstanding 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. It is a actually thrilling alternative.”

Australia are additionally the present 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 ladies’s event in 2017, when Knight’s aspect 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 final 12 months it was introduced that the ECB would host the 2030 Males’s T20 World Cup, alongside Eire and Scotland.

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