Cricket chiefs announce Women's Ashes changes due to World Cup

The series will start with three Twenty20 matches in Adelaide, followed by a one-off Test match in Canberra, which remains scheduled for 27-30 January

Agence France-Presse January 06, 2022 17:07:02 IST
Cricket chiefs announce Women's Ashes changes due to World Cup

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LondonUnited Kingdom: England and Australia have announced changes to the Women's Ashes schedule due to coronavirus quarantine rules ahead of the Women's World Cup.

The multi-format series will now begin a week earlier than originally planned, on 20 January.

The series will start with three Twenty20 matches in Adelaide, followed by a one-off Test match in Canberra, which remains scheduled for 27-30 January.

Canberra's Manuka Oval will also host the first one-day international on 3 February, while the following two matches will be played at Melbourne’s Junction Oval, on 6 and 8 February.

The changes have been made to allow the two teams sufficient time to travel to New Zealand and complete a 10-day mandatory quarantine period ahead of the Women's World Cup, beginning in March.

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