Not diminishing women cricket amidst the hyped men cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has seamlessly been working for the girls in green seeing their determination towards sport.
The Pakistan Women Cricket Team has recently been down and dusted with West Indies and now prepares for the upcoming ventures as the PCB has on-screened Pakistan Women Cricket Schedule 2021-22.
PCB reveals Pakistan Women Cricket Schedule 2021-22
The Green ladies are scheduled to feature in 33 domestic, home matches. Notably, the home series cycle marks the calendar for 9th September.
At first, the 14-match, four-team Pakistan Cup Women’s One-Day Tournament will be contested in Karachi following Heather Knight’s chap first-ever visit to Pakistan for a series.
The current title defenders will encounter the hosts in two T20Is and three ODIs in October from 10 to 22 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.
By the end of 2021, the national side will travel to Zimbabwe for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers. There, the women will play seven matches including four group matches and three Super Six fixtures. It will direct their qualification for the second round of the tournament – and the ACC Women’s Asia Cup.
Notably, considering a better, quality-based, and competitive platform, the board has increased the number of matches in domestic circuit. For encouraging, further incentives and match fee will be rendered with the rising number of competitions.
The PCB has also added an U19 T20 tournament as a segment of the domestic calendar this year. This event will help in judging quality players from young age preparing them for the first releaseof theWomen U19 World Cup, scheduled for 2023.
The 2021-22 women’s domestic season will terminate with the 14-match National Women’s T20 Cup, to be played in June-July next year before the national team’s departure for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
During the upcoming season, the national women’s team will also feature in the third cycle of the ICC Women’s Championship, which will commence after the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand next year.