Women's Asia Cup 2022
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India Women’s team kick off their Women’s Asia Cup 2022 campaign by taking on Sri Lanka on October 1 at the Sylhet Outer Cricket Stadium, Sylhet. All the matches will be played at the two venues in Sylhet. India will be led by Harmanpreet Kaur while Sri Lanka will be led by Chamari Athapaththu. They play against Pakistan on October 7.

The President Of The Asian Cricket Council. Jay Shah shared the schedule on his official Twitter handle. He also spoke about the importance of this tournament for the upliftment of women’s cricket in Asia.

Jay Shah (Image Credits: Twitter)
Jay Shah (Image Credits: Twitter)

“The ACC, with this vision in mind, is constantly striving toward being more inclusive. The 2022 edition of the Women’s Asia Cup will therefore see more embedded female participation. For the first time ever, an ACC tournament will see an all-female presence on the playing field, with the women’s tournament being slated to have only female umpires and female match referees. As an organization, we hope to continue to take steps to strengthen the sport by highlighting female talent in every avenue”.

India Women National Cricket Team
India Women National Cricket Team. Pic Credits: Twitter

India defeated England in an ODI series heading into this Asia Cup tournament. For India, Jemimah Rodrigues makes a comeback into the side after missing the England series. The tournament will be played in the round-robin format and in the 20-over format this year.

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A total of seven teams will be competing in this Asia Cup. The top four teams make the semis. The semifinals will take place on October 13 with the final clash scheduled on October 15.

India Women vs Sri Lanka Women Head-to-Head Records, IND Women’s Head-to-Head Record Against SL Women – Women’s Asia Cup 2022

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Matches Played -22
IND W Won – 16
SL W Won – 4
Most Runs For India- Mithali Raj- 399
Most Wickets For India- Ekta Bisht- 19
Most Runs For Sri Lanka – Chamari Athapaththu – 489
Most Runs For Sri Lanka- Udeshika Prabodhani – 15

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