The Cricket Governing Body is set to introduce Women's T20 Champions Trophy. The inaugural edition of which will be played in Sri Lanka in February 2027. The men's Champions Trophy, of course, will be in the ODI format, and will be staged in Pakistan in February 2025. Previously the Men's tournament have seen some breathtaking encounters and the women one being a T20 format the games will be thriller.
Women's T20 Champions Trophy was announced on the 8 March 2021, on International Women's Day. It was announced by the Cricket Governing Body in its events list for the 2024/31 cycle. The competition will include six teams will be playing each other in a round robin format with the top 2 playing in the Final. It will have a 16 games in total. The Champions Trophy was introduced to raise funds for the development of the game in non-test playing countries, with the first tournaments being held in Bangladesh and Kenya.
The number of teams competing has fluctuated throughout the years; initially, all of the Cricket Governing Body full members competed, and from 2000 to 2004, associate members also participated. Since 2009, the event has only included the eight top-ranked teams in the Men's ODI rankings. For the Women there will be top 6 teams.
Upcoming Women's events
Malaysia, the associate nation, will host the second edition of the Women's Under-19 World Cup in January 2025. India will host the next Women's World Cup in October/November 2025, as well as the men's T20 World Cup in October/November 2026, with Sri Lanka in 2026.
Between 2024 and 2027, the men’s calendar is busy to host two T20 World Cups, two World Test Championship finals, a revamped Champions Trophy, and a 50-over World Cup. On the women's side, the schedule includes two T20 World Cups, a 50-over World Cup. The World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 final will again be held in England for another year and there will be np change despite complain from the Indian side.