Leading HBL PSL Cricketers back Women’s League exhibition matches

With the 23 action-packed HBL PSL 8 matches throughout the four cities of Pakistan and the 24th match in progress, all eyes are on the forthcoming Women’s League exhibition matches which are all scheduled to take place at the Pindi Cricket Stadium on 8, 10, and 11 March.

The men’s bouts will begin at 7 p.m. after the women’s matches at 2 p.m. Top players from the six HBL PSL clubs are praising the PCB’s effort for the soft debut of the Women’s League, which will include 10 international players from seven different nations.

HBL PSL cricketers back Women’s League

Islamabad United right-arm pacer Hasan Ali said: “We all know how prior editions of the HBL PSL have aided in discovering talent for Pakistan. Similarly, I’m hoping that by holding these exhibition games, the brilliance of women’s cricket can shine through.

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Young players get the chance to learn the fundamentals of the game while interacting with some of women’s cricket’s brightest stars in the locker room. Shoaib Malik, an all-around player for the Karachi Kings, said: “I am delighted to see the introduction of women’s league showcase matches in the HBL PSL 8.

It will provide female cricketers with the much-needed stage on which to display their enormous ability and promise. This is a fantastic chance to level the playing field and promote gender equality in sports.

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“Through supporting women’s cricket in Pakistan, we can motivate and encourage the next generation of players to pursue their aspirations in sports. I wholeheartedly endorse this endeavor and look forward to the women’s league continuing to prosper in the years to come.

The powerful left-handed batsman for the Lahore Qalandars, Fakhar Zaman, said: “I think it’s a terrific idea that the PCB is organizing exhibition games for the women cricketers. The Women’s League will provide the women cricketers the same chance to play boldly and gain a chance to represent the national side in the future, just as the HBL PSL matches helped our players progress and be chosen for the national squad.

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“Playing in front of your home fans is always different and great. Future female cricket players get the chance to attend the game and see the existing female stars perform in front of them.

“The holding of exhibition matches is a tremendous step forward in women’s cricket,” remarked Shan Masood, the opening batter for Multan Sultans. I think the exhibition games will serve the same purpose for women’s cricket as the HBL PSL did in the past in developing great players for Pakistan cricket.

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“We could see our women’s cricket heading in the correct way, the only gap between our side and the best sides of the globe can be covered via the women’s league. I can see that by playing these league games at home, the players’ talents will advance, eventually assisting our women’s team in future victories for the nation.

Babar Azam, the captain of Peshawar Zalmi, said: “I wish both teams well as they compete in these exhibition games. This is a fantastic chance for our female cricket players, and the promotion they are receiving as well as the presence of international players in these matches will help them learn a lot.

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“This will also provide our local players an opportunity to learn from the international players and comprehend their style of play, as well as learn more about their background and experiences in the game.

“I encourage the fans to support women’s cricket in the same manner as you support HBL PSL by attending the game and appreciating the fantastic abilities shown by the female players.”

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Sarfaraz Ahmed, the captain of the Quetta Gladiators, stated: “Just as the HBL PSL gave our local players the opportunity to play this game, the exhibition matches represent the beginning of a new era for women’s cricket, where the young ladies will step forward and pursue this game professionally.

The exhibition games will provide our female cricketers a lot of exposure, and they will benefit much from competing against the best cricketers in the world. The past iterations of the HBL PSL were a great learning experience for our male players as well.

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The following players make up the Amazons: Bismah Maroof (captain), Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Areesha Noor, Danni Wyatt (England), Eyman Fatima, Fatima Khan, Fatima Sana, Ghulam Fatima, Gull Feroza, Kainat Imtiaz, Laura Delaney (Ireland), Maia Bouchier (England), Nashr (Australia)

The Super Women team consists of Nida Dar (captain), Aimen Anwar, Chamari Athapaththu (Sri Lanka), Iram Javed, Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh), Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa), Lauren Winfield-Hill (England), Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand), Muneeba Ali, Natalia Parvaiz, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Shaw


First game is on Mar. 8 at 2 PM at Pindi Cricket Ground. On-field umpires Shozab Raza and Saleema Imtiaz, third umpire Tariq Rasheed, and fourth umpire Humaira Farah officiated the game. Anees, Muhammad (match referee)

Second game on Mar. 10, 2 p.m., Pindi Cricket Stadium. Shozab Raza and Humaira Farah, Tariq Rasheed, and Saleema Imtiaz are the on-field umpires (fourth umpire). Anees, Muhammad (match referee)

3rd game on Mar. 11, 2 p.m., Pindi Cricket Stadium. On-field officials Tariq Rasheed and Saleema Imtiaz, third official Shozab Raza, and official Humaira Farah (fourth umpire). Anees, Muhammad (match referee)

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