Kuwait women's national cricket team

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Kuwait
Flag of Kuwait.svg
AssociationCricket Kuwait
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAffiliate member (1998)
Associate member (2005)
ICC regionAsia
ICC Rankings Current [1] Best-ever
WT20I 30th 30th (19-Feb-2020)
Women's international cricket
First internationalv  China at Kuala Lumpur; 3 July 2009
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20Iv  Malaysia at Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok; 18 February 2019
Last WT20Iv  Oman at West End Park International Cricket Stadium, Doha; 21 January 2020
WT20Is Played Won/Lost
Total [2] 11 3/8
(0 ties, 0 no result)
This year [3] 5 3/2
(0 ties, 0 no result)
As of 21 February 2020

The Kuwait women's national cricket team represents the country of Kuwait in international women's cricket. The team is organised by Cricket Kuwait, which has been a member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1998.

Kuwait made its international debut at the 2009 ACC Women's Twenty20 Championship in Malaysia.[4] The team failed to win any of its matches in the group stage,[5] and also lost to Qatar in the eleventh-place play-off, thus finishing twelfth and last overall.[6] Kuwait had greater success at the tournament's 2011 edition, however, placing fourth of five teams in their group and then going on to defeat Bhutan in the seventh-place play-off.[7] At the 2013 ACC Women's Championship, where matches were played over 25 overs, Kuwait won only a single game, against Singapore, and were ranked last of the eleven participants.[8] Outside of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) tournaments, the team also competed in the inaugural edition of the Gulf Cricket Council (GCC) Women's Twenty20 Championship in 2014.[9] They lost to the United Arab Emirates, and did not return for the following year's tournament, owing to scheduling conflict.[10]

In April 2018, the ICC granted full Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Kuwait women and another international side after 1 July 2018 will be a full WT20I.[11] Kuwait made their Twenty20 International debut against Malaysia in the 2019 ICC Women's Qualifier Asia at Bangkok on 18 February 2019.[12]

Records and Statistics[edit]

International Match Summary — Kuwait Women[13]

Last updated 21 January 2020
Playing Record
Format M W L T NR Inaugural Match
Twenty20 Internationals 11 3 8 0 0 18 February 2019

Twenty20 International[edit]

T20I record versus other nations[13]

Records complete to WT20I #830. Last updated 21 January 2020.

Opponent M W L T NR First match First win
ICC Associate members
 China 1 0 1 0 0 21 February 2019
 Hong Kong 1 0 1 0 0 25 February 2019
 Malaysia 1 0 1 0 0 18 February 2019
   Nepal 1 0 1 0 0 27 February 2019
 Oman 3 2 1 0 0 18 January 2020 18 January 2020
 Qatar 2 1 1 0 0 17 January 2020 19 January 2020
 Thailand 1 0 1 0 0 24 February 2019
 United Arab Emirates 1 0 1 0 0 19 February 2019

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  2. ^ "WT20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  3. ^ "WT20I matches - 2020 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  4. ^ Other women's matches played by Kuwait – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  5. ^ Table: Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Championship 2009 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  6. ^ Kuwait Women v Qatar Women, Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Championship 2009 (11th Place Play-off) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  7. ^ Kuwait Women v Bhutan Women, Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Championship 2010/11 (7th Place Play-off) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  8. ^ Kuwait Women v Singapore Women, Asian Cricket Council Women's Championship 2012/13 (Group B) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  9. ^ (11 December 2014). "Gulf women gather" – Asian Cricket Council. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  10. ^ (6 December 2015). "UAE women retain Gulf T20 cricket title"Emirates 24/7. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  11. ^ "All T20I matches to get international status". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  12. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/19133/scorecard/1172911/kuwait-women-vs-malaysia-women-2nd-match-icc-womens-t20-world-cup-asia-region-qualifier-2018-19
  13. ^ a b "Records / Kuwait Women / Twenty20 Internationals / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo.
  14. ^ "Records / Kuwait Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Highest totals". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  15. ^ "Records / Kuwait Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Top Scores". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  16. ^ "Records / Kuwait Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Best Bowling figures". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 January 2020.