Karachi: Pakistan has announced its women's squad for the upcoming T20I series against Bangladesh.
It will take on Bangladesh in a three-match T20I series and two-match ODI series in Lahore.
Pakistan's T20I squad includes Bismah Maroof (captain), Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan, Omaima Sohail, Saba Nazir, Sadia Iqbal, Sana Mir, Sidra Amin and Sidra Nawaz.
The T20I series between the two sides kicks-off from 26 October at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium.
"We are delighted to host the Bangladesh team and look forward to an exciting series. It is the first international assignment for the team since the tour to South Africa in June. The team is a good blend of experience and young exciting players," said chief selector Urooj Mumtaz.
"With the women's game developing at a rapid pace, we aim to play a positive and aggressive brand of cricket and produce solid performances," he added.
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As part of the plan, CWI board director Dr Akshai Mansingh and the board's security manager Paul Slowewill will visit Dhaka and Chittagong next week to inspect the BCB's bio-security plans and health protocols in the country.
The report said that after reaching Auckland, the Pakistan contingent will be in a 14-day quarantine period. Pakistan play three T20 internationals and two Tests and the New Zealand board have said that they are looking at allowing some crowds for the matches with the cooperation of its government.
The England cricket team has not toured Pakistan since 2005 due to security reasons.