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English women book Pakistan cricket trip

The England women’s cricket team is set to visit Pakistan for the first time ever in October to play five limited-over internationals.

England, the reigning 50-over World Cup champions led by Heather Knight, are scheduled to contest two Twenty20 and three one-day internationals between October 10-22 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday they were also scheduling a four-team domestic ODI tournament in September to give the players enough match practice before the women’s World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe later this year.

“We have not only planned quality-based competitive domestic tournaments, but also a major team such as England women, will also be touring the country for the first ever time,” Urooj Mumtaz, PCB women’s selection committee chair said.

“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we could only organise a T20 event in Rawalpindi last…

Read more at thewest.com.au

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