England women’s cricket team to tour Pakistan for first time

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

07th Jan, 2021. 09:05 pm
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The world champion England’s women team will tour Pakistan for the first time this year in October for two T20 internationals and three One-Day internationals all the matches will be played in Karachi.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed the news Today through a media release saying England’s women team will be touring the country alongside their men’s team later this year.

PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan said in a statement that,

“World champions England accompanying their men’s side for their first-ever tour to Karachi is an extremely powerful and strong announcement for Pakistan, our women’s cricketers as well as for the global sport.”

“This announcement reflects the confidence and trust between PCB and England and Wales Cricket Board,” he added

England Cricket Board (ECB) Managing Director for Women’s Cricket, Clare Connor, was pleased about the historic announcement.

She said in a statement that,

“Not only will this be a cricket tour that provides a valuable competitive opportunity to both teams, but it should also serve as another powerful and positive message as we drive forward our equality ambitions for more women and girls to derive empowerment through the sport,”

“I was in Pakistan last year and I know the impact that a women’s tour such as this can have and how memorable an experience it will be for our players and staff,” she added.

Series schedule:

14 October – 1st T20I, National Stadium, Karachi

15 October – 2nd T20I, National Stadium, Karachi

18 October – 1st ODI, National Stadium, Karachi

20 October – 2nd ODI, National Stadium, Karachi

22 October – 3rd ODI, National Stadium, Karachi

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