The Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars depart today for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
The team will be looking to claim their third straight T20 World Cup in the 2014 edition of the tournament. The Australian side enters the tournament as the reigning title holders and are looking to be the first team, male or female, to win three straight trophies.
The women’s group stage will be based in Sylhet, Bangladesh. As with previous tournaments, the Semi-Finals and the Final will be played as double-headers with the men’s equivalent matches at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in stadium in Dhaka.
The ten competing nations have been divided into two groups with 20 matches played in the pool stages and the top two teams from each group qualifying for the Semi-Finals.
Viewers at home will have the opportunity to catch the Semi-Finals and the Final live on FOX SPORTS (check local listings) via host broadcaster Fox STAR SPORTS.
Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Group Matches
Tuesday 18 March: Australia v Sri Lanka (Warm-Up March), Dhaka
Friday 21 March: Australia v West Indies (Warm-Up Match), Dhaka
Sunday 23 March: Australia v New Zealand, Sylhet
Tuesday 25 March: Australia v South Africa, Sylhet
Thursday 27 March: Australia v Ireland, Sylhet
Saturday 29 March: Australia v Pakistan, Sylhet