ICC Women's T20 World Cup
The ICC Women's T20 World Cup (known as the ICC Women's World Twenty20 until 2019) is the biennial international championship for women's Twenty20 International cricket. The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), with the first edition having been held in England in 2009. For the first three tournaments, there were eight participants, but this number has been raised to ten from the 2014 edition onwards. In July 2022, the ICC announced that the Bangladesh would host the 2024 tournament and that England would host the 2026 tournament. The number of teams in at the 2026 tournament is also set to increase to twelve.
|Administrator||International Cricket Council|
|First edition||2009 England|
|Latest edition||2023 South Africa|
|Next edition||2024 Bangladesh|
|Tournament format||Round robin and knockout|
|Number of teams||10 (12 from 2026)|
|Current champion||Australia (6th title)|
|Most successful||Australia (6 titles)|
|Most runs||Suzie Bates (1,066)|
|Most wickets||Shabnim Ismail (43)|
At each tournament, a set number of teams qualify automatically, with the remaining teams determined by the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier. Australia, having won the tournament six times, are the most successful team.