Cricket Australia today announces the upcoming Marsh One-Day Cup, Marsh Sheffield Shield, WNCL and international tour matches, completing the 2019-20 summer of cricket schedule.

Among the changes to the domestic season is a revamped Marsh One-Day Cup - with teams playing four matches before the Sheffield Shield fixtures begin and a further three throughout October and November before the final on 26 November. The other major change is the expansion of the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL), with teams each playing eight matches, compared to just six in previous seasons. 

Commenting on the fixture, Cricket Australia’s Head of Cricket Operations Peter Roach said:

“We’ve listened to the states, territories, the ACA and players on what is going to make our cricket system stronger,” Roach said.

“The changes to this year’s schedule for both the Marsh One-Day Cup and WNCL are really exciting and something we worked hard to get right.

“It’s vitally important that the women’s game continues to grow, so we’re really pleased to increase the WNCL season by seven matches to go alongside the standalone rebel WBBL|05.”

Olivia Thornton, Cricket ACT’s High Performance General Manager stated that the Meteors are excited about the additional fixtures. “It highlights the importance of this competition within the female cricket landscape and this expansion will provide more opportunities for players to continue to develop and hone their skills.”

There are a total of 8 Meteors games in the 2019-20 season, with 4 games being played at home on the Manuka or Phillip Ovals. The opportunity to play 4 home games is fantastic given the Meteors impressive track record when playing at home.

ACT Meteors Schedule

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Victoria

ACT

Park 25 (ADL)

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

South Australia

ACT

Karen Rolton Oval (ADL)

Monday, 6 January 2020

NSW

ACT

Hurstville Oval (SYD)

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

ACT

Queensland

Blacktown International SportsPark 1 (SYD)

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

ACT

Queensland

Manuka Oval

Thursday, 23 January 2020

ACT

NSW

Manuka Oval

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

ACT

Western Australia

Phillip Oval

Thursday, 6 February 2020

ACT

Tasmania

Phillip Oval