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Scorecard India beat South Africa by 1 wicket, 21 February.
Super Sixes
                            P    W    T    L  Pts     NRR
India                       5    5    0    0   10     1.98
South Africa                5    4    0    1    8     0.95
Sri Lanka                   5    3    0    2    6     0.15
Pakistan                    5    2    0    3    4    -0.15
Bangladesh                  5    1    0    4    2    -1.13
Ireland                     5    0    0    5    0    -2.01

Scorecard Pakistan (0) lost to India (2) by 7 wickets, 19 February.
Scorecard Ireland (0) lost to South Africa (2) by 36 runs (DLS) , 19 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (2) beat Bangladesh (0), 19 February.
Scorecard Pakistan (2) beat Ireland (0) by 86 runs, 17 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (0) lost to South Africa (2) by 9 wickets, 17 February.
Scorecard Bangladesh (0) lost to India (2) by 9 wickets, 17 February.
Scorecard Ireland (0) lost to Bangladesh (2) by 7 wickets, 15 February.
Scorecard India (2) beat South Africa (0) by 49 runs, 15 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (2) beat Pakistan (0) by 49 runs, 15 February.
Group A
                            P    W    T   NR    L  Pts     NRR
India                       4    4    0    0    0    8     3.25
Sri Lanka                   4    3    0    0    1    6     0.73
Ireland                     4    2    0    0    2    4    -0.53
Zimbabwe                    4    1    0    0    3    2    -1.57
Thailand                    4    0    0    0    4    0    -1.49

Scorecard Zimbabwe (0) lost to India (2) by 9 wickets, 13 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (2) beat Thailand (0) by 7 wickets, 13 February.
Scorecard Ireland (2) beat Thailand (0) by 46 runs, 11 February.
Scorecard Zimbabwe (0) lost to Sri Lanka (2) by 8 wickets, 11 February.
Scorecard Thailand (0) lost to Zimbabwe (2) by 36 runs, 10 February.
Scorecard India (2) beat Ireland (0) by 125 runs, 10 February.
Scorecard Thailand (0) lost to India (2) by 9 wickets, 8 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (2) beat Ireland (0) by 146 runs, 8 February.
Scorecard Ireland (2) beat Zimbabwe (0) by 119 runs , 7 February.
Scorecard Sri Lanka (0) lost to India (2) by 114 runs, 7 February.
Group B
                            P    W    T    L  Pts     NRR
South Africa                4    4    0    0    8     2.17
Pakistan                    4    3    0    1    6     1.73
Bangladesh                  4    2    0    2    4     0.07
Scotland                    4    1    0    3    2    -0.96
Papua New Guinea            4    0    0    4    0    -2.62

Scorecard Papua New Guinea (0) lost to South Africa (2) by 10 wickets, 13 February.
Scorecard Scotland (0) lost to Pakistan (2) by 6 wickets, 13 February.
Scorecard Papua New Guinea (0) lost to Scotland (2) by 7 runs, 11 February.
Scorecard Bangladesh (0) lost to South Africa (2) by 6 wickets, 11 February.
Scorecard Pakistan (2) beat Papua New Guinea (0) by 236 runs, 10 February.
Scorecard Bangladesh (2) beat Scotland (0) by 7 wickets, 10 February.
Scorecard Scotland (0) lost to South Africa (2) by 6 wickets, 8 February.
Scorecard Bangladesh (0) lost to Pakistan (2) by 67 runs, 8 February.
Scorecard Bangladesh (2) beat Papua New Guinea (0) by 118 runs, 7 February.
Scorecard South Africa (2) beat Pakistan (0) by 63 runs, 7 February.
India win last-ball thriller
Stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur lifted India to a thrilling last-ball victory over South Africa in the final of the Women’s World Cup Qualifier
Ireland beaten by South Africa
Ireland lost their final Super Six match against South Africa by 36 runs (D/L) in a rain-affected contest in Colombo.
Ireland looking to end campaign on a high
Ireland's Women cricketers are looking to end their campaign on a high when they take on South Africa.
Ireland World Cup dream ended by Pakistan
Ireland Women's hopes of World Cup qualification were ended by Pakistan after they slid to an 86-run loss in their Super Six clash in Colombo.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in Super Six opener
Ireland Women must win their remaining two Super Six matches to keep alive their dream of World Cup qualification after they slipped to a seven-wicket defeat by Bangladesh.
Anderson calls time on glittering career
Scotland legend Kari Anderson has retired from international cricket following their World Cup exit on Monday to Pakistan.
Ireland secure Super Six Qualification
Ireland are through to the Super Six phase after India's convincing 9-wicket win against Zimbabwe confirmed their third place in Group A.
Aitken disappointed as Scotland exit
Captain Abbi Aitken was disappointed at her side's display with the bat after making just 91, but praised the efforts of Kirstie Gordon who took four wickets.
Scotland go down by 6 wickets to Pakistan
A match too far for Scotland whose lowest total of the tournament doesn't trouble Pakistan.
Ireland awaits while Scotland dare to dream
The points carried over are important because they will go towards determining the final placings with the top four teams qualifying for the World Cup.
Garth and Delany take Ireland to Super 6 brink
IRELAND WOMEN moved closer to qualification for the Super Six phase of the Women's World Cup Qualifers after a hard-fought 46 run win over battling Thailand in Colombo.
Aitken praises her side’s performance
Scotland captain Abbi Aitken was full of praise after her side held their nerve to defeat Papua New Guines by seven runs.
Scots hold nerve in PNG thriller
Scotland claimed a narrow 7 run victory in a thriller, holding their nerve as PNG fought all the way towards a victory target of 170.
Garth adjusts seamlessly to different conditions
Ireland all-rounder Kim Garth understands that adjusting to different conditions is the key to a successful career, and is coping beautifully.
Defeat for Thailand and Papua New Guinea
Thailand get close against Zimbabwe but Papua New Guinea are demolished by Pakistan.
Ireland upbeat despite Indian loss
Ireland remained in a positive frame of mind despite a 125-run loss to tournament favourites India in the Women's World Cup Qualifier in Sri Lanka.
Scotland downed by Bangladesh
Bangladesh were never under pressure as they cruised to a 7 wicket victory against Scotland at CCC Columbo
Thailand beaten heavily
Thailand crash to defeat by India after being bowled out for 55.
Brave Scotland beaten by South Africa
Scotland's brave cricketers gave mighty South Africa a scare before losing by six wickets in their opening World Cup Qualifier in Sri Lanka
Aitken proud of Scotland display
Scotland captain Abbi Aitken was proud of the Wildcats' performances as they gave tournament favourites South Africa a scare before going down by six wickets.
Coach and player reaction as Ireland lose to Sri Lanka
Ireland suffered a 146 run reversal against hosts Sri Lanka in the second of their group matches in the Women's World Cup Qualifiers.
Ireland brought crashing down to earth by Sri Lanka
IRELAND WOMEN'S cricketers were brought crashing back down to earth after slumping to a crushing 146 run reverse against hosts Sri Lanka in their second Group fixture of the World Cup Qualifiers in Colombo.
Papua New Guinea crash to Bangladesh defeat
Papua New Guinea start their World Cup qualifying campaign with defeat to Bangladesh in Colombo.
Player and coach reaction as Ireland beat Zimbabwe
Ireland Women's World Cup Qualifying campaign got off to a perfect start in Colombo with a convincing 119 run win over challengers Zimbabwe.
Garth stars as Ireland beat Zimbabwe
Kim Garth's superb all-round display helped Ireland to an emphatic 119 run win over Zimbabwe in their crucial opener in Colombo.
All to play for as World Cup Qualifier gets under way
A tournament in which the likes of Thailand and Papua New Guinea rub shoulders against higher-ranked teams such as India and South Africa reflects the International Cricket Council’s efforts to spread the game worldwide.
Aitken upbeat despite heavy defeat
Scotland captain Abbi Aitken remained positive after her Wildcats side slipped to a 95 run loss to Zimbabwe on Sunday in Colombo.
Warm-up games round-up
There were wins for South Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and Thailand in the warm-up games in Colombo.
Ireland versus India to be broadcast live
Matches from the Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 will be live streamed across ICC’s digital platforms for the first time as it continues its commitment to raising the profile of the women’s game.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh
Ireland lost their Women's World Cup Qualifier warm-up against Bangladesh by 39 runs in the sweltering heat of Colombo
Scotland well beaten by Zimbabwe in warm-up
Scotland lose by 95 runs despite five star show from left-arm spinner Kirstie Gordon.
Ten to watch
Some of the players expected to feature strongly in the Women's World Cup Qualifier.
Joyce and Metcalfe to the fore as Ireland beat Scotland again
Cecelia Joyce's half century and Ciara Metcalfe's three wicket haul helped Ireland to a 48 run win over Scotland in their second warm-up game.
Delany hopeful of Irish progress
The Irish captain is looking forward to claiming a spot in the Women’s World Cup in England and Wales in June-July.
Group B preview
South Africa are the top-ranked country in Scotland's group.
Ireland too strong for Scotland in warm-up
Ireland Women completed an emphatic win over their Celtic rivals in the first of two scheduled warm-up games in Sharjah.
Group A preview
India starts as the fancied team in Group A, which also includes Ireland.
Ireland to face Scotland in WCQ warm-ups
Ireland's Women will take on Scotland next week in two 50 overs matches ahead of their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Women's WCQ squads revealed
The squads of the 10 sides participating in the Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo from 7-21 February have been announced.
Ireland name WCQ squad
Laura Delany will lead Ireland in the World Cup Qualifying tournament in Sri Lanka.
Women’s World Cup Qualifier schedule announced
Scotland will meet South Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Papua New Guinea in the first round.
Ireland v Pakistan (17 February)
India v Ireland (10 February)
Ireland v Thailand (11 February)
Ireland v Sri Lanka (8 February)
Ireland v Zimbabwe (7 February)
Captain's Press Conferences (6 February)
Ireland v Bangladesh (5 February)
Bangladesh logo Bangladesh
  • Rumana Ahmed (captain)
  • Fargana Hoque
  • Shaila Sharmin
  • Sanjida Islam
  • Jahanara Alam
  • Khadiza-Tul Kubra
  • Murshida Khatun
  • Nigar Sultana
  • Panna Ghosh
  • Ritu Moni
  • Salma Khatun
  • Sarmin Sultana
  • Sharmin Akter
  • Suraya Azmin
India logo India
  • Mithali Raj (captain)
  • Ekta Bisht
  • Rajeshwari Gayakwad
  • Mansi Joshi
  • Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Veda Krishnamurthy
  • Mona Meshram
  • Shikha Pandey
  • Soni Yadav
  • Deepti Sharma
  • M D Thirushkamini
  • Devika Vaidya
  • Sushma Verma
  • Poonam Yadav
Ireland logo Ireland
    • Laura Delany (captain)
    • Kim Garth
    • Cecelia Joyce
    • Isobel Joyce
    • Shauna Kavanagh
    • Amy Kenealy
    • Meg Kendal
    • Gaby Lewis
    • Robyn Lewis
    • Louise McCarthy
    • Ciara Metcalfe
    • Lucy O'Reilly
    • Mary Waldron
    • Clare Shillington
Pakistan logo Pakistan
  • Sana Mir (captain)
  • Aiman Anwar
  • Aliya Riaz
  • Sadia Yousuf
  • Ayesha Zafar
  • Bibi Nahida
  • Bismah Maroof
  • Ghulam Fatima
  • Javeria Wadood
  • Maham Tariq
  • Nashra Sundhu
  • Muneeba Ali
  • Rabiya Shah
  • Syeda Nain Fatima Abidi
Papua New Guinea logo Papua New Guinea
  • Pauke Siaka (captain)
  • Vicky Araa
  • Kaia Arua
  • Helen Buruk
  • Veru Frank
  • Sibona Jimmy
  • Kopi John
  • Ravini Oa
  • Konio Oala
  • Norma Ovasaru
  • Hinamutawa Philip
  • Tanya Ruma
  • Brenda Tau
  • Mairi Tom
Scotland logo Scotland
  • Abbi Aitken (captain)
  • Kari Anderson
  • Kathryn Bryce
  • Sarah Bryce
  • Naz Chatterji
  • Kirstie Gordon
  • Samantha Haggo
  • Lorna Jack
  • Abtaha Maqsood
  • Katie McGill
  • Liz Priddle
  • Ollie Rae
  • Rachel Scholes
  • Fi Urquhart
Sri Lanka logo Sri Lanka
  • Inoka Ranaweera (captain)
  • Chamari Athapaththu
  • Inoshi Fernando
  • Nipuni Hansika
  • Eshani Lokusooriya
  • Sugandika Kumari
  • Harshitha Madhavi
  • Dilani Manodara
  • Hasini Perera
  • Udeshika Prabodani
  • Chamari Polgampola
  • Malsha Shehani
  • Prasadani Weerakkodi
  • Sripali Weerakkody
South Africa logo South Africa
  • Dane Van Niekerk (captain)
  • Trisha Chetty
  • Moseline Daniels
  • Mignon Du Preez
  • Yolani Fourie
  • Lara Goodall
  • Shabnim Ismail
  • Marizanne Kapp
  • Ayabonga Khaka
  • Lizelle Lee
  • Matshipi Letsoalo
  • Sune Luus
  • Chloe Tryon
  • Laura Wolvaardt
Thailand logo Thailand
  • Sornnarin Tippoch (captain)
  • Shagufta Arwae
  • Nattaya Boochatham
  • Naruemol Chaiwai
  • Natthakan Chantham
  • Rosenanee Kanoh
  • Nannapat Khoncharoenkai
  • Suleeporn Laomi
  • Sotaya Lateh
  • Ratanaporn Padunglerd
  • Sirintra Saengsakaorat
  • Sainammin Saenya
  • Rattana Sangsoma
  • Chanida Sutthiruang
Zimbabwe logo Zimbabwe
  • Sharne Mayers (captain)
  • Precious Marange
  • Esther Mbofana
  • Pellagia Mujaji
  • Modester Mupachikwa
  • Marry-Anne Musonda
  • Nomatter Mutasa
  • Ashley Ndiraya
  • Josephine Nkomo
  • Nonhlanhla Nyathi
  • Loreen Tshuma
  • Tasmeen Granger
  • Nomvelo Sibanda
  • Anesu Mushangwe