PCB has announced Pakistan Women Team Squad for upcoming Pakistan Women vs South Africa women Series 20201. The women national selection committee announced a 17-player squad for ODI and T20I series against South Africa, which will be played in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. PAKW vs SAW Series Live Streaming Tv Guide and Schedule is published earlier.
How South Africa Cricket Team will qualify for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 India
Cricinfo reported that South Africa has announced its full strength for crucial ODIs against Netherlands. They need to win the two ODIs to give themselves the best chance of qualifying directly for the World Cup in India.
The ICC Cricket World Cup is one of the most prestigious events in international cricket, and the upcoming 2023 tournament will be hosted by India. As the event draws near, teams from around the world are competing to secure their spots in the tournament. The South African cricket team is one of those teams, and they will be looking to qualify for the World Cup in India.
Here’s a look at the South African cricket team’s road to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 India and what they need to do to qualify for the tournament.
- Perform Well in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League is the current pathway for teams to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 India. The top seven teams in the Super League standings, along with the hosts India, will qualify for the World Cup directly. The remaining two teams will come through the World Cup Qualifier.
South Africa has played 10 matches in the Super League so far, winning four and losing six. They currently sit in seventh place in the standings with 20 points, tied with the West Indies, who have played 13 matches.
For South Africa to qualify directly for the World Cup, they need to perform well in the remaining Super League matches and secure more points. They will face tough competition from other teams, including Australia, Pakistan, and the West Indies, who are also in contention for the remaining spots.
- Improve Their Batting Performance
One of the areas where South Africa needs to improve is their batting performance. They have struggled in recent matches, failing to post competitive totals and losing wickets at regular intervals.
South Africa has a talented batting line-up with experienced players like Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, and Temba Bavuma. These players need to perform consistently and provide the team with a strong foundation in the remaining Super League matches.
- Focus on Consistency
Consistency is key in cricket, and South Africa needs to focus on performing consistently in the remaining Super League matches. They have shown flashes of brilliance in some matches but have also suffered some disappointing losses.
To qualify for the World Cup, South Africa needs to be consistent and win crucial matches. They have the talent and experience to do so, but they need to perform consistently as a team.
- Address Their Bowling Concerns
South Africa’s bowling attack has been their strength in recent years, but they have struggled in some Super League matches. Their bowlers need to address their concerns and perform well in the remaining matches.
South Africa has some quality bowlers like Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, and Anrich Nortje, who can trouble any opposition. These bowlers need to perform consistently and take wickets at crucial moments in the remaining Super League matches.
In conclusion, South Africa has a good chance of qualifying for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 India, but they need to perform well in the remaining Super League matches. They need to focus on consistency, address their batting and bowling concerns, and win crucial matches to secure their spot in the World Cup. I
- Ayesha Zafar, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan and Nashra Sandhu return to the women’s national team
- Pakistan women’s national team to play three ODIs and three T20Is from 20 January until 3 February
- Urdu version of the media release attached here
PAK W Team Squad vs SAW T20 and ODI
Javeria Khan will be the Captain of the Pakistan Women cricket team in South Africa tour. Bismah Maroof will be vice captain.
Ayesha Zafar, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan and Nashra Sandhu return to the women’s national team for the tour in which they will play the hosts in three ODIs and as many T20Is.
All-rounder Kainat Imtiaz was awarded player of the tournament award as she scored 111 runs from four outings, getting dismissed once, and took three wickets, while left-arm spinner Nashra Sandhu finished as the joint leading wicket-taker in the tournament with four wickets at 25.
After the second one-dayer at the same venue on 23 January, they will move to Pietermaritzburg where they will play the third ODI on 26 January and first two T20Is on 29 and 31 January.
For the last T20I on 3 February, which will also be the last match of the tour, the team will return to Durban.
The 17-player squad will continue to prepare for the tour in the bio-secure environment, which was set up on 20 December for the probables camp, in Karachi before their departure on 11 January.
Squad (for ODIs and T20Is)
Javeria Khan (c), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Nahida Khan, Nashra Sandhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz (wk) and Syeda Aroob Shah