The Women’s World Cup 2021 is going to be held in New Zealand will be having a reserve days for both the semi-finals and finals. England had been swept away from the semi-finals because of the absence of reserve day due to which the news became huge positive for the entire cricket fraternity.
Including hosts New Zealand only dour teams were confirmed participating in this tournament including Australia, England and South Africa. Other four teams will be announced after the completion of Women’s championship and the qualifiers which takes place in Sri Lanka.
There are six venues announced for the total of 31 games to be played overall. Those venues are namely Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Semi-finals will be held at Tauranga and Hamilton on March 3 and March 4 respectively and on March 7 finals takes place at Hagley Oval.
Sophie Devine, New Zealand skipper expressed much of anxiety and excitement to face New Zealand’s Trans-Tasman rivals Australia that too in the group stages of the world cup. There are a lot of expectations in the form of support for that game back home.
“It’s a kind of match that we wait for with a lot of excitement being players and mainly taking Aussies as opponents is always a big kind of thrill. On 13th February, Saturday at the Basin Reserve who all the fans come to watch the game will undoubtedly watch a lot of excitement from both the teams’ side and will be a promising match” Divine said.
She added, “It’s an unreal feeling playing World Cup against our arch-rivals in my home city “.