England Women will face India in the group stage of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa.
Qualifiers West Indies, Pakistan and Ireland are also in Group 2, while Australia are in Group 1 alongside New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Bangladesh.
The tournament will start on February 10 and each team will play each other once.
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The top two teams advance to the semi-finals for a place in the final on February 26 in Cape Town.
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England’s first game is against the West Indies in Paarl on February 11, before they play Ireland at the same ground on February 13.
They will then head to Cape Town on February 18 before their final group game against Pakistan on February 21.
South Africa will open the tournament against Sri Lanka and play the final group stage match against Bangladesh in Cape Town.
Australia have won the T20 World Cup five times, including in 2020 on home soil with an 85-run victory over India.
India played England in a T20 and ODI series in September, which ended 3-0 at Lord’s after Deepti Sharma failed.
In 2020, India progressed at the expense of England, with their game falling apart and India going out without a reserve day as a result of winning the group.
Next year’s edition of the reserve days is planned for the elimination stages and the finals.