Barbados Women to face India, Australia at Commonwealth Games

Barbados Women have been drawn in Group A alongside powerhouses Australia and India for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, London.
The regional Twenty20 champions will open their campaign against Australia on July 29,  follow up with a clash against Pakistan two days later before taking on India in their final game on Aug. 3, with all matches set for Edgbaston.
West Indies qualified for the July to Aug. 7 Games by virtue of their International Cricket Council world ranking, but as they represent a cluster of nations, are allowed to compete at the Games as a single entity.
Barbados qualified to represent West Indies after winning the Cricket West Indies T20 Blaze in Guyana two years ago.
The  T20 tournament at the Commonwealth Games next year will mark the first time in 24 years cricket will be played in the multi-discipline.

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