Women’s World Cup semi final schedule: The knockout games are set to start from 30 March 2022 at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
The Women’s World Cup has reached its business end, and the knockout games are set to start from 30 March 2022. After 28 league games, the tournament will finally got it’s top-4 teams.
Australia came in the tournament as favourites, and they proved their tag absolutely right. They won all seven of their games in the league stages and finished as the table-toppers. Australian batters Meg Lanning and Rachael Haynes are amongst the top-3 run-scorers of the tournament. The bowlers of the side also proved their class in every game.
South Africa Women have been brilliant in the tournament, and they finished at the second spot. Only Australia could beat them in the tournament. Laura Wolvaardt has been the highest run-scorer of the tournament with 433 runs at 61.86. The pace duo of Shabnim Ismail and Ayabonga Khaka did wonders for them.
The defending champions England started the tournament on a rough note, but they also managed to secure the qualification. With 14 wickets under her belt, English spinner Sophie Ecclestone tops the wicket-taking charts. The batting of the side didn’t click that well, but they managed to seal the games anyhow.
The last spot was a dice-up between India and West Indies. South Africa defeated India in their last league game to knock India out of the tournament. With India’s defeat, West Indies confirmed their spot in the semi-final.
— Australian Women’s Cricket Team 🏏 (@AusWomenCricket) March 25, 2022
Women’s World Cup semi final schedule
Australian Women will play West Indies in Semi-Final 1, and the South African Women will face England Women in Semi-Final 2.
Semi-Final 1: Australia vs West Indies, Basin Reserve (Wellington), 3.30 am IST on 30 March 2022.
Semi-Final 2: South Africa vs England, Hagley Oval (Christchurch), 6.30 am IST on 31 March 2022.