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Cricket at Commonwealth Games 2022: Schedule, Indian Squad and More

The event will have eight teams split into two groups battling out to claim the prestigious gold.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Published on - 21 July 2022 4:48 pm

IND W vs AUS W

Cricket is making its highly-anticipated comeback at Commonwealth Games after featuring for the first time in 1998 Kuala Lumpur edition. It featured 16 teams that played the 50-over format over a span of 11 days. South Africa emerged as the champion of the eventful competition.

The sport is making a remarkable comeback in the Birmingham edition, with women’s cricket making its first-ever appearance at the Commonwealth Games. In addition, it will be played in the widely-popular T20 format. The event will have eight teams split into two groups battling out to claim the prestigious gold.

Preview:
Top-seeded Australia will kick start the proceedings against team India, who is currently at number four in the world rankings. The first match of the sports will be take place between Australia and India on 29th July. Teams have been grouped in two two groups. Australia, India, Pakistan and Barbados are placed in group 1, while second group consists of second-seeded England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa. The top two teams from each group will advance in the semi-final stage.

Under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur, Team India has recently clinched a clean sweep against Sri Lanka in the 50-over format and will look to continue their winning momentum from the start of Games. Team India will be one of the strong contenders to bag gold in the maiden edition of women’s cricket at CWG.

Schedule & Match Timings
July 29, Friday

Australia Women vs India Women, 4:30 pm

Barbados Women vs Pakistan Women, 11:30 pm

July 30, Saturday

New Zealand Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm

England Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm

July 31, Sunday

India Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm

Australia Women vs Barbados Women, 11:30 pm

August 2, Tuesday

England Women vs South Africa Women, 4:30 pm

New Zealand Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 11:30 pm

August 3, Wednesday

Australia Women vs Pakistan Women, 4:30 pm

Barbados Women vs India Women, 11:30 pm

August 4, Thursday

South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 4:30 pm

England Women vs New Zealand Women, 11:30 pm

August 6, Saturday

1st semi-final, 4:30 pm

2nd semi-final, 11:30 pm

August 7, Sunday

Bronze medal match, 2:30 pm

Gold medal match, 10:30 pm

Squad:

India Women: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Taniya Bhatia (wk), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Harleen Deol, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sabbineni Meghana, Sneh Rana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Pooja Vastrakar, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav.

Where to watch the live broadcast of the cricket matches at CWG 2022 in India?

Sony Sports Network will provide a live TV broadcast of the cricket matches at CWG 2022.

Where can one watch the live streaming of cricket matches at CWG 2022 in India?

Sony Liv will provide the live streaming of the cricket matches at CWG 2022 in India.

Where to tune in for the latest updates?

One can visit www.sportstiger.com for all the latest updates. He/She can also download the SportsTiger App, available on Google Play Store & Apple App Store.

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