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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