Bismah Maroof will lead the national team in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. As the National Women’s Selection Committee has also announced. The squad for the tournament to play from March 4 to April 3.
In addition, The event marks Bismah’s return to international cricket two years later. As she took a break from playing in December 2020. To give birth to her first child. As part of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s parental policy. They will also be accompanied by a support person. Also helping a newborn with a focus on cricket.
In addition, A selection committee head by Asmavia Iqbal. Which includes Saleem Jaffer and Tawfeeq Umar. Has invited league spinner Ghulam Fatima and opener Nahida Khan. Who will play for Pakistan for the last time in 2018. After their excellent performance in practice. On the other hand. The dismissal also took place last January. Matches during the recent Karachi camp.
Veteran all-rounder Nida Dar has also been named vice-captain for the World Cup. Meanwhile, Kainat Imtiaz and Sadia Iqbal. Who were part of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers squad. Were ruled out due to injuries.
Pakistani squad will also begin the final phase of its preparations on January 27. With a 10-day pre-departure camp in Karachi. He will also leave for New Zealand on February 8.
Pakistan’s squad is:
- Bismillah Maroof (c)
- Nida Dar (VC)
- Ayman Anwar
- Alia Riaz
- Anam Amin
- Diana Baig
- Fatima Sana
- Fatima Ghulam
- Jawariya Khan
- Muneeb Ali
- Nahida Khan
- Nashra Sindhu
- Omaima Sohail
- Sidra Amin
- Sidra Nawaz
Travel Reserves: Iram Javed, Najia Alvi, and Toba Hassan.
Pakistan’s matches in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022:
Date Match Location
6 March Pakistan vs India Turanga
8 March Pakistan v Australia Turanga
11 March Pakistan v South Africa Turanga
14 March Pakistan v Bangladesh Hamilton
21 March Pakistan v West Indies Hamilton
24 March Pakistan vs England Christchurch
26 March Pakistan v New Zealand Christchurch