The ICC have chosen today, International Women’s Day, to announce the schedule for this summer’s ICC Women’s World Cup.
The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup will get underway on Saturday June 24 as hosts England take on India at Derbyshire’s 3aaa County Ground.
Over the next 21 days England, Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies will fight it out to be crowned world champions. The final will take place at Lord’s on Sunday July 23.
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Countdown clocks will today be unveiled at each of this summer’s venues and tickets will be available from 12pm today at www.icc-cricket.com/tickets, priced from £15 for adults down to £2 for under 16s.
England captain Heather Knight said: “We are incredibly excited to get the chance to play in front of home crowds at every World Cup ground. Our fans are the best in the world and we can’t wait to get out there and perform in front of them. Hopefully the next generation of England cricketers will also be there watching us.
“Playing in a home World Cup is the pinnacle tournament for all of us. The team is feeling confident after an exciting 2016 and we can’t wait to get started.”
England v India – Derby, County Ground – Saturday June 24
England v Pakistan – Grace Road, Leicester – Tuesday June 27
England v Sri Lanka – County Ground, Somerset – Sunday July 2
England v South Africa – County Ground, Bristol – Wednesday July 5
England v Australia – County Ground, Bristol – Sunday July 9
England v New Zealand – County Ground, Derby – Wednesday July 12
England v West Indies – County Ground, Bristol – Saturday July 15