We have another exciting month of sports action ahead of us. Let us see the events to look forward to…
We have a cracker month when it comes to Cricket in February.
2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
When: 10-26 February
Where: South Africa
10 teams will be vying for the crown of T20 World Champions. India is in group B along with England, Pakistan, Ireland and West Indies. Top 2 teams from each group qualify for Semis.
Indian Group Fixtures:
12 Feb: India v Pakistan
15 Feb: India v West Indies
18 Feb: England v India
20 Feb: India v Ireland
Semis are scheduled on 23 and 24 February. Final is on 26 February.
Where to watch: World Cup is LIVE on Star Sports.
In men’s cricket, we have Border-Gavaskar Trophy kicking off. 1st two tests are scheduled in February.
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: India v Australia
1st Test: 9-13 Feb, Nagpur
2nd Test: 17-21 Feb, Delhi
This test series has implications on World Test Championship Final qualification.
Current 2023 World Test Championship standing:
There is one event on the BWF World Tour.
Thailand Masters (BWF 300): 31 Jan – 5 Feb
Asian Badminton Mixed Team Championship is scheduled between 14-19 February in Dubai.
World Table Tennis is in India for the 1st time ever since its restructure couple of years back. Top Table Tennis players will be in action in Goa.
WTT Star Contender Goa: 27 Feb – 5 Mar
WTT Contender Amman: 6-12 Feb
C.A. Bhavani Devi will be in action at Tashkent World Cup to be held on 10 and 11 February.
Indian Women’s Handball team will take part in AHF Women’s President Cup to be held in Jordan. Event is scheduled between 7-14 February.
The European Men’s Golf tour (DP World Tour) will be in India in February.
Hero India Open: 23-26 February
Top Indian players will be in action.
In Davis Cup World Group 1 play-offs, India will travel to Denmark. The tie is scheduled to take place on 3 and 4 February.
February will also see Sania Mirza playing her last 2 tournaments.
Abu Dhabi Open: 6-12 February
Dubai Tennis Championship: 20-26 February