Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all girls’s T20 worldwide cricket had been postponed, however today sees the return after Australia defeated India in entrance of 86,174 followers on March 8.
Germany – often called the Golden Eagles – ranked 27th within the ICC Women’s T20I Rankings will likely be seeking to achieve factors as they face 50th positioned Austria within the battle to maneuver up the rankings.
The Golden Eagles final performed a T20I in opposition to Oman in February as a part of a 4-Zero collection clear sweep. Austria will likely be enjoying for the primary time since their quadrangular collection a 12 months in the past which included France, Jersey and Norway.
With just below 10,000 girls and women collaborating in cricket in Germany in 2019 the ladies’s sport is rising with total feminine participation rising 155% since 2016.
Anuradha Doddaballapur, Germany captain stated: “First up I’d like to thank everyone at Austria cricket for hosting us despite the current circumstances. We are excited to take the field again after a seemingly long break. The girls have worked hard in the last few months to stay fit and to up their skills, so I am confident we will put on a good show. We look forward to some exciting games against Austria whom we haven’t faced in T20 cricket in a long time.”
Andrea Mae Zepeda, Austria captain stated: “The team is really excited, and we are looking forward to some competitive cricket in Europe after months of lockdown due to Covid-19. Some teams could not take part in this tournament due to travel restrictions, but we are happy those restrictions have been eased between Austria and Germany and we are able to get some international cricket this year.”
The fixtures and IST timing
August 12: Austria vs Germany, Seebarn Cricket Ground, Austria (3.30 PM IST).
August 13: Austria v Germany, Seebarn Cricket Ground, Austria (2.30 PM IST)
August 13: Austria v Germany, Seebarn Cricket Ground, Austria (7 PM IST).
August 14: Austria v Germany, Seebarn Cricket Ground, Austria (2.30 PM IST)
August 15: Austria v Germany, Seebarn Cricket Ground, Austria (1.30 PM IST).
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