The Pakistan women’s national selection committee on Thursday announced a 17-player squad for the ODI and T20I series against South Africa.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday that women’s team skipper Bismah Maroof will miss next month’s tour to South Africa due to family reasons. Javeria Khan will take the captaincy responsibilities in her absence.
Ayesha Zafar, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan, and Nashra Sandhu return to the women’s national team for the tour in which they will play the host in three ODIs and as many T20Is.
“The squad has been selected after closely observing the players in the recent High Performance and probables camps and the National Triangular T20 Women’s Cricket Championship,” Urooj Mumtaz, the chair of the national women selection committee, said in an official statement.
“Javeria Khan is an experienced campaigner and has the desired understanding…