The ICC has confirmed that India will host the Women’s ODI World Cup in 2025. ICC Board of Directors approved Bangladesh, India, England. Sri Lanka as the four host countries for the 2024-2027 ICC women’s white ball events on Tuesday.
Bangladesh will host the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 for the second time. England hosting the event for the first time since 2009. India will host the next ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2025, and Sri Lanka will host the ICC Women’s T20 Champions Trophy in 2027. Assuming they qualify for the event.
A Board sub-committee chaired by Martin Snedden, along with Clare Connor, Sourav Ganguly. Ricky Skerritt, selected the hosts through a competitive bidding process. The ICC Board accepted the committee’s recommendations after conducting a thorough review of each bid with ICC management.
In an official statement, ICC Chair Greg Barclay stated. “We are delight that Bangladesh, India, England. Sri Lanka have awarded ICC women’s white ball events. Accelerating the growth of the women’s game is one of the ICC’s strategic priorities, and bringing these events to some of our sport’s most important markets provides us with a fantastic opportunity to do so while also deepening its connection with cricket’s billion-plus fans.”
Women’s cricket is becoming increasingly popular
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly stated: “We were eager to host the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2025, and we are delight to have secured the rights to this marquee event on the women’s calendar. India hosted the 50-over women’s World Cup in 2013, and the sport has evolved dramatically since then. Women’s cricket is becoming increasingly popular, which is a positive development. The BCCI will collaborate closely with the ICC to ensure that all requirements are met.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah stated: “We are thrill to be hosting the 2025 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, and I can assure you that the BCCI will go above and beyond to make it a memorable event for everyone involved. We are taking several steps to raise the profile of the sport beginning at the grassroots level, and hosting the World Cup will increase the sport’s popularity in the country even further. The BCCI is still dedicated to women’s cricket in India. We have the infrastructure in place, and I am confident that the World Cup will be a huge success.”