[caption id="attachment_722319" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/West-Indies-are-the-defneding-World-T20-Champions-Getty-Images.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-722319" alt="West Indies are placed in Group A along with England, South Africa and Sri Lanka Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/West-Indies-are-the-defneding-World-T20-Champions-Getty-Images.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> West Indies are placed in Group A along with England, South Africa and Sri Lanka Getty Images (file photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>On June 25, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc">International Cricket Council</a> (ICC) announced the schedule for ICC Women's World T20 2018 which will be held in the West Indies between November 9 to 24. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/india-women">India</a> will take on New Zealand at Guyana National Stadium in the opening match of the tournament. A total of ten teams will participate in the tournament. According to reports all matches would be televised live. <p></p> <p></p>The DRS will also be used for all games for the first time in any ICC World T20 event, ensuring consistency in the use of technology in top world-level events. The ten teams that will feature in the World Cup are decided into two groups. <p></p> <p></p>Group A includes West Indies, England, South Africa and Sri Lanka whereas teams Group B has India, New Zealand, Australia and Pakistan. The other two teams will be the finalists of ICC Women's World T20 Qualifier, starting July 7 at Netherlands. The teams competing for the spots are Bangladesh, Ireland, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Thailand, Uganda and the UAE. <p></p> <p></p>The other venue that will host the group stage matches is Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in St Lucia. The Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua will host both semi-finals on November 22 and the final on November 24.