Sports streaming platform FanCode has bagged the exclusive digital streaming rights for the inaugural ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup for India.
Spanning over 16 days of competitive T20 cricket, the competition will feature 41 matches between 16 teams.
All matches will be streamed on the FanCode app (Android, iOS, TV) and on www.fancode.com.
The inaugural edition of the World Cup will be played in South Africa across four venues in the two host cities of Benoni and Potchefstroom. The event which showcases the future stars of the sport, also sees Rwanda and Indonesia playing in an ICC World Cup for the first time ever.
Some of the notable names to feature in the tournament will be India’s international cricketers, Shafali Verma and Richa Ghosh. Verma and Ghosh, with their rich experience for the senior team in marquee competitions, will look to help India win its maiden ICC title on 29 January in Potchefstroom.
The sixteen playing nations will compete against each other in four groups. Group A comprises Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the USA. Group B includes England, Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Rwanda. Group C has Ireland, Indonesia, West Indies and New Zealand. Finally, Group D includes India, South Africa, UAE and Scotland.
The U19 Women’s T20 World Cup is part of a uniquely African celebration of cricket across two World Cups in the space of two months, with the senior event, the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup taking place between 10 and 26 February in Cape Town, Paarl and Gqeberha.
The full schedule for the World Cup can be found here.