Women’s team’s chief selector Asmavia Iqbal announced Pakistan’s Women’s Squad Australia & T20 World Cup.
Bismah Maroof will lead the squad as the captain for both tournaments. The final 15- member squad was curated after brief discussions amongst chief selector Asmavia Iqbal, team’s head coach Saleem Jaffer and captain Bismah Maroof.
Right-arm medium pacer Diana Baig made her space in the squad after missing the home series against Ireland in October/November due to a shoulder injury.
Tuba Hassan and Sadia Iqbal are all set to shine on the field again, as they both had to miss out Ireland series due to injuries to their hands and index finger. Leg-spinner Tuba is a member of the T20I squad, while left-arm spinner Sadia is a member of the ODI and T20I squads.
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Pakistan ODI squad for the Australia series
Bismah Maroof (c), Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nashra Sandhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadaf Shamas, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin and Sidra Nawaz (wk)
Travelling Reserves: Aimen Anwar, Javeria Khan and Tuba Hassan
Pakistan T20I squad for Australia and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, South Africa:
Bismah Maroof (c), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nashra Sandhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk) and Tuba Hassan
Reserves: Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz and Sadaf Shamas
Player Support staff: Ayesha Ashhar (team manager), Saleem Jaffer (bowling coach and interim head coach), Taufiq Umar (batting coach), Mauhtashim Rashid (fielding coach), Yasir Malik (strength and conditioning coach), Muhammad Zubair Ahmad (analyst), Syed Nazir Ahmed (media and digital content manager) and Rifat Gill (physiotherapist).
Pakistan vs Australia Women Fixture 2023
16 January – First ODI at Allan Border Field, Brisbane
18 January – Second ODI at Allan Border Field, Brisbane
21 January – Third ODI at North Sydney Oval No.1, North Sydney
24 January – First T20I at North Sydney Oval No.1, North Sydney
26 January – Second T20I at Blundstone Arena, Hobart
29 January – Third T20I at Manuka Oval, Canberra
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Pakistan fixtures
12 February v India at Newlands, Cape Town
15 February v Ireland at Newlands, Cape Town
19 February v West Indies at Boland Park, Paarl
21 February v England at Newlands, Cape Town