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Bismah Maroof to be Pakistan captain for ICC Women’s World Cup
Bismah Maroof is all set to captain ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Lately, this news was announced by. The tournament will be played from March 4 till April 3.
The chair of the women’s national selection committee, Asmavia Iqbal said: “I want to congratulate every player who made it to the squad for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.”
“We considered the conditions and challenges our team will encounter in New Zealand along with the current form of players and the team’s balance while putting together this squad.”
“While we have retained the majority of the players who have been on the national duty recently, we have called back Nahida Khan and Ghulam Fatima,” the chair said.
“Also, Tough luck to those who missed out. I hope they will continue to work hard on their skills. Also fitness and push their cases for national return with strong performances.”
For her part, Maroof said: “So, It is a great honor for me to lead my country into another World Cup. I am thrilled to be back in action and do what I love and have dedicated my life to.
“Thus, recent selection matches proved to be fruitful for me and the whole side as we got some match practice under competition. Together with challenging environment leading into the mega event. Therefore, the aim is to reach the World Cup semi-finals and I believe this team has the potential to pull it off.”
Bismah Maroof (captain), Nida Dar (vice-captain). Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Ghulam Fatima, Javeria Khan. Muneeba Ali, Nahida Khan, Nashra Sandhu, Omaima Sohail, Sidra Amin, and Sidra Nawaz
Traveling reserves: Iram Javed, Najiha Alvi, and Tuba Hassan
- 6 March – Pakistan v India at Bay Oval, Tauranga
- 8 March – Pakistan v Australia at Bay Oval, Tauranga
- 11 March – Pakistan v South Africa at Bay Oval, Tauranga
- 14 March – Pakistan v Bangladesh at Seddon Park, Hamilton
- 21 March – Pakistan v West Indies at Seddon Park, Hamilton
- 24 March – Pakistan v England at Hagley Oval, Christchurch
- 26 March – Pakistan v New Zealand at Hagley Oval, Christchurch