The Indian women team has qualified for the 2021 World Cup for women after the ICC had allocated their points.
The ICC committee has decided to split the points which were reserved for the cancelled India and Pakistan series last year. As a result, the Women in Blue now joins the likes of Australia, England, South Africa, and hosts New Zealand in the list of qualifiers in the 2021 Women’s ODI World Cup.
The series wasn’t able to push through as the BCCI was unable to obtain the necessary government clearances needed for the event. With that, the technical committee cited it as a Force Majeure event which suggested that the points be shared between the two teams. Before that verdict, India had already garnered a total of 20 points while Pakistan had 16.
After the verdict had been made, India had 23 points as it stood on the fourth place on the table. Meanwhile, Pakistan had 19 points. The points were also divided between South Africa and Australia as well as Sri Lanka and New Zealand after their matches had been cancelled amid COVID-19.
The Pakistan team will now have to go through a qualifier route which was supposed to take place from July 3-19 in Sri Lanka. However, the qualifying matches, as well as the other matches, remain uncertain due to the global pandemic.
The 2021 Women’s World Cup is comprised of ODI matches between international women teams. To learn more about ODI matches, head over to Betwala.
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