Women’s World Cup 2022: Full schedule, dates, venues and timetable

The Basin Reserve in Wellington and the Hagley Oval in Christchurch will host the semi-finals with the latter also set to to host the final under lights on April 3, 2021.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the schedule for the 2022 Women's World Cup to be held in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3.   -  ICC

The rescheduled Women's 50-over World Cup in New Zealand will start on March 4, 2022 with the final to be held on April 3, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday.

The tournament was originally scheduled for February-March next year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The same six cities and venues will host the 31 matches during the tournament, with Hagley Oval in Christchurch to host the final under the lights.

New Zealand, Australia, England, South Africa and India have qualified for the tournament, with three remaining teams to be confirmed through a qualifying event in Sri Lanka from June 26-July 10 next year.

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Hosts New Zealand will take on a qualifying side in the opener in Tauranga while defending champion England, which won the previous event at home in 2017 by defeating India at Lord's, is scheduled to meet Australia the following day in Hamilton.

The postponed tournament will continue to offer NZ$5.5 million ($3.89 million) in prize money, up almost 60% from the last edition.

All eight teams will play each other in a round-robin format with the top four advancing to the semifinals.

Here's the complete schedule of the 2022 Women's World Cup

Bay Oval, Tauranga

Fri 04 Mar 2022    New Zealand v Qualifier*   

Sun 06 Mar 2022    Qualifier v India*   

Tue 08 Mar 2022    Australia v Qualifier *   

Fri 11 Mar 2022    Qualifier v South Africa*   

Mon 14 Mar 2022    South Africa v England*   

Wed 16 Mar 2022    England v India*   

Fri 18 Mar 2022    Qualifier v Qualifier

 

University Oval, Dunedin

Sat 05 Mar 2022    Qualifier v South Africa    

Mon 07 Mar 2022    New Zealand v Qualifier   

Wed 09 Mar 2022    Qualifier v England   

 

Seddon Park, Hamilton

Sat 05 Mar 2022    Australia v England*   

Thu 10 Mar 2022    New Zealand v India*   

Sat 12 Mar 2022    Qualifier v India*   

Mon 14 Mar 2022    Qualifier v Qualifier   

Thu 17 Mar 2022    New Zealand v South Africa*    

Mon 21 Mar 2022    Qualifier v Qualifier*   

Tue 22 Mar 2022    India v Qualifier*    

 

Basin Reserve, Wellington

Sun 13 Mar 2022    New Zealand v Australia    

Tue 15 Mar 2022    Australia v Qualifier    

Tue 22 Mar 2022    South Africa v Australia

Thu 24 Mar 2022    South Africa v Qualifier   

Fri 25 Mar 2022    Qualifier v Australia

Sun 27 Mar 2022    England v Qualifier    

Wed 30 Mar 2022    Semi-Final 1   

 

Eden Park, Auckland

Sat 19 Mar 2022    India v Australia*    

Sun 20 Mar 2022    New Zealand v England    

 

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Thu 24 Mar 2022    England v Qualifier*   

Sat 26 Mar 2022    New Zealand v Qualifier   

Sun 27 Mar 2022     India v South Africa*    

Thu 31 Mar 2022    Semi-Final 2*

Sun 03 Apr 2022    FINAL*

*denotes day/night