Pakistan women’s squad announced for WI tour

Published June 22, 2021
Rameen Shamim will captain Pakistan women’s ‘A’ in the three one-dayers and wicket-keeper Sidra Nawaz will lead the ‘A’ side in the three T20s.  — Photo courtesy PCB
Rameen Shamim will captain Pakistan women’s ‘A’ in the three one-dayers and wicket-keeper Sidra Nawaz will lead the ‘A’ side in the three T20s. — Photo courtesy PCB

LAHORE: The national women’s selection committee on Monday announced a 26-player squad from which the national and ‘A’ teams will be selected for the limited-overs tour to West Indies.

Javeria Khan will lead the national side, Rameen Shamim will captain Pakistan women’s ‘A’ in the three one-dayers and wicket-keeper Sidra Nawaz will lead the ‘A’ side in the three T20s.

Pakistan women will play West Indies in three T20 Internationals and five ODIs while the Pakistan ‘A’ side will take on their counterparts in three one-day matches and three T20s. All 26 players will be available for selection for 14 matches.

The 26-player contingent, the coaching staff and the team officials, arrived in Lahore on Monday. They will depart for Antigua via London in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Squad:

Javeria Khan (captain, national team), Rameen Shamim (ODI captain, ‘A’ team), Sidra Nawaz (T20 captain, ‘A’ team), Aliya Riaz, Aiman Anwar, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Iram Javed, Jaweria Rauf, Kainat Imtiaz, Kaynat Hafeez, Maham Tariq, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui (wicket-keeper), Nahida Khan, Najiha Alvi (wicket-keeper), Nashra Sundhu, Natalia Parvaiz, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Saba Nazir, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Syeda Aroob Shah

Team management: Aisha Jalil and Fizza Abid (managers), David Hemp (head coach), Arshad Khan (bowling coach), Kamran Hussain and Waqar Orakzai (assistant coaches), Drikus Saaiman (strength and conditioning coach), Zubair Ahmed (analyst), Rabia Siddiq and Saima Naseem (physiotherapists), Ahsan Iftikhar Nagi (media manager)

Tour itinerary:

June 23: Departure for Antigua

June 30: First T20I between national sides and first T20 between ‘A’ teams, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

July 2: Second T20I between national sides and second T20 between ‘A’ teams, Coolidge Cricket Ground

July 4: Third T20I between national sides and third T20 between ‘A’ teams, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

July 7: First ODI between national sides, Coolidge Cricket Ground

July 9: Second ODI between national sides, Coolidge Cricket Ground

July 10: First ODI between ‘A’ sides, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

July 12: Third ODI between national sides, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

July 13: Second ODI between ‘A’ sides, Coolidge Cricket Ground

July 15: Fourth ODI between national sides, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

July 16: Third ODI between ‘A’ sides, Coolidge Cricket Ground

July 18: Fifth ODI between national sides, Coolidge Cricket Ground.

Published in Dawn, June 22nd, 2021

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