The ICC said the T20 World Cup will have 12 teams instead of 10 from the 2026 edition. The ODI World Cup will also be expanded - from eight teams to 10 - from the 2029 edition.
The ICC said the decision was taken keeping in mind the workload of the players and also considering long term interest of women's cricket.
MacDonald, who had previously worked with head coach Lisa Keightley at Perth Scorchers in the women's Big Bash League, joined the squad on Tuesday
New Zealand's Rachel Priest announces retirement from international cricket, to play for Tasmanian Tigers
According to a statement by Cricket Tasmania, Priest was formerly contracted with the New Zealand National Team but made the decision to retire from international cricket after not receiving a contract for the coming season.
Jhulan Goswami feels Indian women's cricket team needs to be mentally tough like Australia to end world title drought
The Indian women's cricket team needs to develop the mental toughness that the mighty Australians possess to end its drought of winning a world title, feels veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami.
Women's T20 World Cup became bigger than about teams and the tournament itself, says Australia's Ellyse Perry
Perry missed out on the business end of the tournament due to a hamstring surgery but she does not regret it as the event was not just about her or her teammates.
ICC shared impressive television broadcast, digital audience and attendance numbers from the Women's T20 World Cup on Thursday, which it said have set “new benchmarks”
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: 9 million in India watched final, 5.4 billion 'viewing minutes' for the tournament
A whopping 9.02 million fans in India watched India women's team take on Australia in the ICC World T20 final, breaking all viewership records across TV as well as digital platforms.
With her big-hitting prowess, a rarity in women's cricket, 16-year-old Shafali Verma was bound to succeed at the highest level.
Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry undergoes surgery to recover from hamstring injury, set to be ruled out for six months
Star Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry, who missed the semifinal and final of the women's T20 World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury, has successfully undergone a surgery, coach Matthew Mott said.
Coronavirus outbreak: Spectator at India-Australia Women's T20 World Cup final diagnosed with COVID-19
The fan diagnosed with coronavirus sat on Level 2 of the Northern Stand at the MCG in section N42
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Shikha Pandey says India were outplayed by Australia in all three departments, not just fielding
Senior pacer Shikha Pandey admitted that India were outclassed not just the fielding but in all three departments which led to the side's humbling defeat against Australia in the Women's T20 World Cup final.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Meg Lanning hails Australia teammates for overcoming ups and downs, says everyone were a 'little on edge'
Meg Lanning has been at the helm for many an Australian success but took that to a new level at the MCG with an 85-run victory over India for their first crown on home soil.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Alyssa Healy gets family bragging rights after whirlwind knock, sharp glovework in final
Australia’s pugnacious wicket-keeper-batswoman Alyssa Healy has another claim for bragging rights in her famous cricketing family after starring in her team’s fifth Women’s Twenty20 World Cup triumph on Sunday.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Jhulan Goswami says it’s not the right time to do 'post-mortem' of India’s defeat to Australia in final
Former India captain Jhulan Goswami is certainly disappointed with India's World T20 final defeat in the hands of Australia but feels that this is not the right time to do a post-mortem of the abject surrender.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Australia-India final sets new attendance records with 86,174-strong turnout at MCG
Women's cricket changed forever on Sunday as a record 86,174 fans checked into the iconic MCG to watch India take on Australia in the final of T20 World Cup
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Smriti Mandhana says Team India should be 'left alone' after loss against Australia in final
Mandhana believed India are a transformed team in the shortest format, and she attributed it to head coach WV Raman.
Here are the best photos as Australia defeated India in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final to clinch their fifth title.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: 'You did us all proud by reaching WC finals', Twitterati proud of India's display despite loss to Australia
India were outplayed against Australia by 85 runs in the Women's T20 World Cup final, but won a million hearts from followers around the globe.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 final: All-round Australia hammer India by 85-runs in front of packed MCG to lift record fifth title
Defending champion Australia claimed its fifth Women’s Twenty20 Cricket World Cup title after thrashing India by 85 runs in Sunday’s final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.