Pakistan Women’s team is all set to face off against South African Women’s team in a three-match ODI series along with a five-match T20I series in South Africa. The first ODI will be played on May 6, 2019, at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. The ODI series is a part of the ICC Women’s ODI Championship 2017-2020. The results of all three matches will be taken into account as far as the championship points table is concerned.
South Africa women’s team is holding the fifth position on the points table at this moment with six wins from their 12 matches, one of which was called off. Pakistan is following them closely with six wins from their 12 matches. Pakistan is holding the sixth position currently.
The two sides will play the first two ODIs at Potchefstroom and then move to Benoni for the final ODI on May 12. The T20I series will start on May 15 in Pretoria while the tour will finally come to an end in Benoni on May 23 with the fifth and the final T20I.
PK-W vs SA-W Squads
Pakistan Women: Aliya Riaz, Javeria Khan, Javeria Rauf, Nahida Khan, Bismah Maroof(c), Sidra Nawaz(w), Sidra Ameen, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Aiman Anwer, Kainat Imtiaz, Nashra Sandhu, Rameen Shamim, Sana Mir, Fatima Sana
South Africa Women: Laura Wolvaardt, Andrie Steyn, Nadine de Klerk, Nondumiso Shangase, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus(c), Lizelle Lee(w), Chloe Tryon, Mignon du Preez, Sinalo Jafta, Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Zintle Mali, Raisibe Ntozakhe
PK-W vs SA-W 1st ODI Team News
Predicted 11: Sidra Amin, Nahida Khan, Javeriya Khan, Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Sana Mir, Kainat Imtiaz, Sidra Nawaz, Omaima Sohail, Nashra Sandhu
South Africa Women:
Predicted 11: Lizelle Lee, Laura Wolvaardt, Andrie Steyn, Mignon du Preez, Sune Luus, Marizanne Kapp, Chloe Tyron, Nadine De Klerk, Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune
Lizelle Lee of SA has been having some good time in the middle with the bat. She has scored 321 runs from nine innings in the ongoing competition.
Bismah Maroof is the crucial batswomen from the Pakistan team as she has scored more runs than any of her teammates.
Sana Mir of Pak has taken 29 wickets in the 12 matches of the ICC Women’s ODI Championship so far.
M Kapp has taken 16 wickets from the 11 matches which she has played in the tournament. Sune Luus is another good all-rounder from SA-W team itself.