Thursday 17 July 2014 

Pakistan Name Squad To Tour Australia

Sana Mir shakes hands with Charltote Edwards
Sana Mir (centre) will lead Pakistan in Australia and at the Asian Games
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Pakistan have named a squad of 14 women to travel to Australia and take on the reigning 20 and 50-over world champions in a series of four One-Day and four Twenty20 Interantionals.

The first three One-Day Internationals will count towards the ICC Women's Championship, and qualification for the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup, which will be held in England.

Five reserves have also been named for both the tour to Australia, while a 15-player squad and four reserves have been named for the Asian Games, where cricket will be making its second appearance later this year in Incheon, Korea.

The four-match ODI series begins on 21st August and the Twenty20 series begins on 28th August.

Before they head to Australia, the women will meet in Lahore for a training camp between 5th and 14th August.

Pakistan Women ODI/T20I squad to tour Australia: Sana Mir (captain), Bismah Maroof (vice-captain), Nain Abidi, Sidra Nawaz, Nida Rashid, Javeria Wadood, Asmavia Iqbal, Marina Iqbal, Aliya Riaz, Qanita Jalil, Sumaiya Siddiqui, Maham Tariq, Sania Iqbal, Sadia Yousuf

Reserves: Rabiya Shah, Nahida Khan, Sidra Amin, Anam Amin, Iram Javed

Pakistan Women Asian Games squad: Sana Mir (captain), Bismah Maroof (vice-captain), Nain Abidi, Sidra Nawaz, Nida Rashid, Javeria Wadood, Asmavia Iqbal, Marina Iqbal, Aliya Riaz, Kainat Imtiaz, Sumaiya Siddiqui, Qanita Jalil, Sania Iqbal, Anam Amin, Sadia Yousuf

Reserves: Rabiya Shah, Maham Tariq, Iram Javed, Nahida Khan

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Fixtures/Results

21st August: 1st ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 161-6 (Cameron 56no) beat
Pakistan Women 157 by four wickets
25th August: 2nd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 124-5 (Blackwell 39no) beat
Pakistan Women 121-8 by five wickets
26th August: 3rd ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 190-2 (Bolton 81no) beat
Pakistan Women 189-8 by eight wickets
28th August: 4th ODI, Brisbane
Australia Women 220-9 (Osborne 47no) beat
Pakistan Women 183 by 37 runs
30th August: 1st T20I, Robina
Australia Women 95-1 (Villani 58no) beat
Pakistan Women 92 (Osborne 4-19) by 8 wickets
31st August: 2nd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 149-5 (Kimmince 43) beat
Pakistan Women 86-8 by 63 runs
3rd September: 3rd T20I, Robina
Australia Women 87-2 (Villani 50) beat
Pakistan Women 84-6 by eight wickets