ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier kicks off from Nov 14, 2011. ICC released a squad of 14 for each of the 10 participating teams. Off the 10, four teams will qualify for the 2013 World Cup scheduled to be played in India. The four teams that have already qualified for the World Cup are hosts India, reigning champions England as well as Australia and New Zealand.
On October 8th through 10th, the Women’s US Cricket Open tournament will be held in Florida with four teams from around the country participating. The Firebirds are one of those teams. They will be competing against two teams from the eastern US and one from southern California.
Play will be in the Central Broward Regional Park cricket stadium, currently the only