India secured their place in the ICC Women's World Cup to be held in 2021 on Wednesday after the cancellation of the ODI Championship against Pakistan. The Indian team was not allowed by the government to play against its arch-rival. Matches between India and Pakistan were scheduled to be played between July and November last year but this depended on the government's approval. Due to the cancellation of the three-match series in both teams, equal points were distributed.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement, "In the context of the series between India and Pakistan, the Technical Committee came to the decision that the series could not be played due to some specific reasons as the BCCI (Indian Cricket Board) said that it should The government did not get approval to play a bilateral series against. The series was part of the ICC Women's Championship. It added, 'The series between India and Pakistan was included in the sixth round of the competition which was to be held between July and November 2019, but the series could not take place despite the best efforts of both the boards.
In the ICC Women's Championship, between 2017 and 2020, all eight teams played a three-match series against each other. Host New Zealand and the next four teams topping the table qualified directly for this ODI tournament. "Australia (37 points), England (29 points), South Africa (25 points) and now India (23 points) have qualified because of the top four positions," the statement said. Pakistan (19), New Zealand (17), West Indies (13) and Sri Lanka (5) are the other teams in this table.
Two other rounds of matches had to be canceled due to the Kovid-19 epidemic.