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Sports News
ICC postpones women''s T20 World Cup from 2022 to 2023
 
Dubai: The South African edition of the Women''s T20 World Cup was on Thursday postponed by three months to February 2023 to avoid a cluster a big-ticket events in 2022 and manage players'' workload, International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday. The tournament was scheduled in November 2022 but will now be held in February 2023. In August this year, the ICC had postponed the 50 over Women''s World Cup slated in New Zealand from 2021 to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and women''s T20 cricket is also set to make its debut in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

"The Board confirmed that the ICC Women''s T20 World Cup will move from its current slot at the end of 2022 to 9-26 February 2023," ICC said in a statement. If not postponed, the year would have "three major events in 2022 with the Commonwealth Games in July 2022 and the ICC Women''s T20 World Cup due to be held in November 2022." "As there are currently no major women''s events scheduled to take place in 2023 the Board confirmed the switch for the T20 World Cup to better support player preparation and to continue to build the momentum around the women''s game beyond 2022," the apex body said. The ICC said the decision was taken keeping in mind the workload of the players and also considering long term interest of women''s cricket.

"Moving the ICC Women''s T20 World Cup to 2023 makes perfect sense on a number of levels," ICC CEO Manu Sawhney said in the statement. "Firstly, it will provide a better workload balance for players giving them the best possible opportunity to perform to the highest levels on a global stage. "Secondly, we can continue to build the momentum around the women''s game through 2022 and into 2023. We are committed to fuelling the growth of the women''s game and today''s decision enables us to do that over the longer term."


England beats Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 1st test
Fourth Test: Rain forces early stumps with India at 4-0 while chasing 328 to win
4th Test: Australia 21/0 at stumps, lead India by 54 runs after Sundar, Thakur fightback
NorthEast end winless streak to bag crucial points against Jamshedpur
India take tea break at 62/2, replying to Australia's 369
Australia 274 for 5 at stumps on Day 1 of 4th Test against India
Walking Wounded: Injury-hit India ''A'' face Australia in ''Test'' of new decade
India''s campaign ends in Thailand Open; Saina, Satwik-Ashwini lose, injured Srikanth pulls out
Sorry Siraj and Indian team, racism not acceptable: David Warner
Test rankings: Kohli loses 2nd spot to Smith
Saina, Prannoy test negative for COVD-19 hours after positive results, cleared for Thailand Open
India hold on for draw in Sydney Test against Australia
Virat, Anushka blessed with A baby girl
Pitch is good to bat on and two gentlemen out there have proved how good they are: Ashwin
Pujara was scared to play shot, played to survive than score runs: Border
Jadeja sustains thumb fracture, out of 4th Test; Pant likely to bat in 2nd innings
With no turn on offer, the plan was to vary pace and create angles: Jadeja
Being faster on feet, putting concerted pressure on Ashwin worked: Smith
BCCI writes to Cricket Australia, seeks relaxation in Brisbane quarantine protocols ahead of 4th Test
Ind-Aus Test series: K L Rahul out with sprained left wrist
KERALA NEWS
Fire in luggage van of running train doused in time in Kerala
 Thiruvananthapuram: A fire broke out in a luggage van of a running train in Kerala on Sunday and was  
Kerala logs 5,005 new COVID-19 cases, 4,408 recoveries
5,960 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths in Kerala
Kerala transport corporation MD alleges Rs 100-crore scam
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
N. Korea''s parliament rubber stamps new development plans
 Seoul, Jan 18 (AP) North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament has passed decisions made by a major ruling
Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow
'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with Trump?
Kremlin critic Navalny departs Berlin on Moscow-bound flight
NATIONAL NEWS
Tandav controversy: FIR against director, Amazon India head of content
 Lucknow Jan 18 (PTI) An FIR has been lodged here against the makers of web series 'Tandav' and Amazo
Smiles, sanitizers welcome students as schools reopen in Delhi
COVID-19: India records lowest fatalities in eight months
PM flags off 8 trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity
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