Pakistan Cup Women’s One Day Tournament to kick off from 9th Sep

Pakistan cup women’s one-day tournament will begin from 9th September and will end on 21st September. The tournament which is planned to be played on a double league basis will have four teams competing against each other. National Stadium Karachi will host the final of the 50-over domestic event. 

Inclusion of the fourth team

Previously only three teams took part in the tournament, however, this year we are going to see one more team: Strikers. The addition of a new team has not only increased the number of matches from 7 to 14 but also aims to let more players get a chance and showcase their talents in domestic tournaments. 

The Format of Women’s One Day Tournament

On normal game days, two matches are going to be played side by side in National Stadium Karachi and Oval Academy Ground. The last matchday (21st September) will also witness a third-position playoff. The playoff will begin at 10:00 am like all other games while the final will begin at 2:00 pm. 

Captains of the Four Teams

Sidra Nawaz will be leading Blasters, Javeria Khan who is also the captain of the Pakistan Women Cricket Team will be leading Challengers, Muneeba Ali will be leading Dynamites and Kainat Imtiaz will be leading Strikers.

The Squads of all Four Teams are as followed:

Women's one day tournament 2021 Squads

Blasters: Sidra Nawaz (captain and wicketkeeper), Aisha Javed, Arijah Haseeb, Bibi Nahida, Fajar Naveed, Fatima Sana Khan, Gull Firoza, Momina Riasat, Nida Rashid, Noreen Yaqoob, Omaima Sohail, Saima Malik, Shawal Zulfiqar, and Syeda Aroob Shah

Challengers: Javeria Khan (captain), Anoosha Nasir, Diana Baig, Dua Majid, Fareeha Mehmood, Gull Rukh, Iram Javed, Khadija Chishty, Najiha Alvi (wicketkeeper), Nazish Rafique, Saba Nazir, Sidra Amin, Syeda Masooma Zehra Fatima, and Waheeda Akhtar.

Dynamites: Muneeba Ali Siddiqui (captain), Aliya Riaz, Fatima Zahra, Ghulam Fatima, Human Bilal, Huraina Sajjad, Kaynat Hafeez, Maham Tariq, Nashra Sundhu, Neha Sherman, Rida Aslam, Sadaf Shamas, Soha Fatima (wicketkeeper), and Syeda Insharah Asad    

Strikers: Kainat Imtiaz (captain), Aima Saleem Satti, Ayesha Naseem, Ayesha Zafar, Bisma Amjad, Fatima Khan, Gul Uswa, Hafsa Khalid, Jaweria Rauf, Natalia Parvaiz, Umme Hani, Syeda Asma Amin (wicketkeeper), Tuba Hassan and Yusra Amir (wicketkeeper).                

The Schedule for the Women’s One Day Tournament is as followed:

Women's one day tournament 2021 Schedule

9 September – Dynamites vs Blasters, National Stadium 

Challengers’ vs Strikers, Oval Academy Ground.

11 September –Dynamites vs Challengers, National Stadium

Blasters vs Strikers, Oval Academy Ground.

13 September –Dynamites vs Strikers, National Stadium

Blasters vs Challengers, Oval Academy Ground.

15 September – Challengers vs Strikers, National Stadium

Dynamites vs Blasters, Oval Academy Ground.

17 September –Blasters vs Strikers, National Stadium

Dynamites vs Challengers, Oval Academy Ground

19 September –Blasters vs Challengers, National Stadium

Dynamites vs Strikers, Oval Academy Ground 

21 September –Third position play-off, Oval Academy Ground

Final (day and night) National Stadium

Details about the Departure and Practice Sessions

The squads of all four teams would come to Karachi, get themselves tested for covid-19 and after clearing their tests, they would be allowed a practice session on 7th September. The second practice session would be held one day before the start of the tournament.

Enthusiasts would be able to watch the women’s one-day tournament conveniently as it will be live-streamed. Details regarding prize money are bound to be shared in the next week. We wish each team playing women’s one-day tournament the very best of luck and hope for a successful event. 

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