Heather Knight ‘pretty gutted’ at 2021 Women’s World Cup postponement

Lahoma Whitelow


England captain Heather Knight has admitted she feels “quite gutted” about the ICC’s choice to postpone the Women’s Globe Cup from 2021 to 2022, and raised fears that boards will use it as “an excuse… to place women’s cricket on the again burner”.

The ICC produced the choice on Friday, citing the want to sustain the “integrity of the match” by making sure that all teams experienced sufficient preparing.

“We have taken the choice to move the ICC Women’s Cricket Globe Cup to give gamers from just about every competing nation, the most effective option to be ready for the world’s biggest stage and there is nonetheless a worldwide qualifier to comprehensive to decide the final three teams,” Manu Sawhney, the ICC’s main executive, explained.

“Relocating the celebration by twelve months offers all competing teams the opportunity to perform a sufficient stage of cricket in advance of equally the

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