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Pakistan Women names ICC Women’s World Twenty20 squad

Sana Mir to lead the 15-member squad; Pakistan Women drawn in Group B

10 February 2016 16:15

Pakistan Women names ICC Women’s World Twenty20 squad - Cricket News

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Sana Mir of Pakistan celebrates with team mates after dismissing Jess Jonassen of Australia during the women's international series T20 match between the Australian Southern Stars and Pakistan at Redlands Cricket Ground on August 30, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Sana Mir will lead a 15-member Pakistan Women squad to the ICC Women's World T20 2016 in India in March-April.

Pakistan Women is drawn in Group B, and begins its campaign against West Indies on March 16 in Chennai, before facing India (March 19, Delhi), Bangladesh (March 24, Delhi) and England (March 27, Chennai) in the group stage.

Shaharyar Mohammad Khan, the PCB chairman, has approved the 15 member women's team as well as five standbys, picked up by the Women’s National Selection Committee compromising Farrukh Zaman, Urooj Mumtaz Khan and Syed Ali Naqvi for the upcoming ICC Women World T20 2016 to be played in India.

The training camp for the tournament shall be announced shortly.

The selected players are:

Javeria Wadood
Bibi Nahida
Sidra Amin
Bismah Maroof
Muneeba Ali Siddiqui
Sana Mir (captain)
Nida Rashid
Iram Javed
Asmavia Iqbal Khokhar
Anam Amin
Sania Iqbal
Sadia Yousaf
Aliya Riaz
Sidra Nawaz (wicketkeeper)
Syeda Nain Fatima Abidi