India has successfully qualified for 2021 Women’s World Cup following a decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to split points between India & Pakistan for a series that went unplaced. The series was scheduled to be between July & November 2019 but did not take place due to political unrest between the two neighbouring countries.
The ICC has even planned to split points for Sri Lanka-New Zealand & South Africa-Australia series that has unexpectedly been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup is scheduled to take place in New Zealand between 6th February and 7th March 2021. New Zealand, being the hosts gets direct entry into the World Cup followed by four teams who have topped the championship table. Australia topped the table with 37 points followed by England, South Africa & India who had 29, 25 & 23 points respectively.
10 teams will be competing against each other in the World Cup Qualifiers & will want to ensure they book a place for themselves in the 2021 World Cup. The qualifiers will be held between 3rd July & 19th July 2020.
The teams competing in the qualifiers are Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Papa New Guinea (PNG) & United State of America (USA).