In an encouraging move, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) signed a deal with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University in Peshawar to promote women’s cricket on Tuesday. PCB signs agreement to boost KP women’s cricket. Under PCB Management Committee Chairman Zaka Ashraf, the PCB is nurturing women cricketers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to boost talent and cricket in the region.
This move expands cricket across KP, giving women more opportunities. “PCB takes the initiative to develop KP women cricketers and find talent. Zaka Ashraf said he wanted to spread cricket across KP to give women opportunities. The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University, Peshawar, will lease its cricket ground to the PCB. This partnership seeks to create a women’s cricket academy.
This collaboration allows aspiring female cricketers to travel from university hostels to the cricket ground in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Head of Women’s Cricket Tania Mallick said: “This exciting partnership with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University. Peshawar, supports the PCB’s vision of growing women’s cricket.
We want women’s cricket to thrive in the region so that the academy will teach skills. Professor Dr Safia Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University, welcomed this initiative and hoped to work with the PCB to improve women’s cricket.