Cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

A cricket tournament was held at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, during July and August 2022.[1] It was cricket's first inclusion in the Commonwealth Games since a List A men's tournament was held at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2] The matches were played as Women's Twenty20 Internationals (WT20Is), with only a women's tournament being part of the Games.[3][4]

at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Pictogram of the 2022 Commonwealth Games cricket tournament
VenueEdgbaston Cricket Ground
Dates29 July – 7 August 2022
Competitors120 from 8 nations
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
Cricket formatWomen's Twenty20 International
Tournament format(s)Single round-robin & playoffs
Most runsAustralia Beth Mooney (179)
Most wicketsIndia Renuka Singh (11)

Australia became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals, after winning their first two matches in Group A.[5] New Zealand's win over Sri Lanka in the second round of matches ensured their own and England's progression to the semi-finals.[6] India completed the semi-final line-up, beating Barbados in their final group match.[7] India won the first semi-final, beating England by 4 runs.[8] Australia won the second semi-final, beating New Zealand by 5 wickets.[9]

New Zealand claimed the bronze medal after beating England by 8 wickets in the Bronze Medal Match.[10] Australia claimed the gold medal, with India taking silver, after winning the Gold Medal Match by 9 runs.[11] Australian batter Beth Mooney was the leading run-scorer in the tournament, with 179 runs, whilst India's Renuka Singh was the leading wicket-taker, with 11 wickets.[12][13]

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