All you need to know about Ireland Women’s tour of Pakistan

October 29th 2022 by Craig Easdown | International, Women

All you need to know about Ireland Women’s tour of Pakistan

The much-anticipated series begins 4 November

The Ireland Women’s squad has departed for their historic first-ever tour of Pakistan. Find out all the series details below, including how you can watch and follow the series.

The visitors will arrive in Lahore on 29 October and will have four days of practice in the lead-up to the ODI series.

Read about a fascinating history between Irish and Pakistani cricket here.

“I saw the fixtures come out earlier this year and I’ve never wanted to be picked for a tour more. Pakistan has played a huge part in Irish cricket, our first ever Women’s and Men’s Tests were against Pakistan, and this tour will only strengthen that bond.”

          - Mary Waldron

 

THE SQUADS

SQUADS - IRELAND

The 15-player squads for the two formats are:

ODI squad: Laura Delany (capt), Rachel Delaney, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Celeste Raack, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron.

T20I squad: Laura Delany (capt), Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Celeste Raack, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron.

SQUADS - PAKISTAN

ODI squad: Bismah Maroof (capt), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Ghulam Fatima, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nashra Sandhu, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadaf Shamas, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk) and Umm-e-Hani. Reserve players: Ayesha Naseem and Tuba Hassan

T20I squad: Bismah Maroof (capt), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Javeria Khan, Kainat Imtiaz, Muneeba Ali (wk), Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Nashra Sandhu, Sadaf Shamas, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin and Tuba Hassan. Reserve players: Ghulam Fatima, Sidra Nawaz and Umm-e-Hani

 

THE SERIES DETAILS

TOUR FIXTURES

The Ireland squad will arrive in Lahore on 29 October and hold training sessions on 31 October to 3 November.

The fixtures will be:

  • 4 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 1st ODI (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 9.30am start local time)*
  • 6 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 2nd ODI (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 9.30am start local time)*
  • 9 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 3rd ODI (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 9.30am start local time)*

  • 12 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 1st T20I (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 10am start local time)
  • 14 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 2nd T20I (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 10am start local time)
  • 16 November: Pakistan v Ireland – 3rd T20I (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; 10am start local time)

        * the ODIs are part of the ICC Women’s Championship

 

UMPIRES AND MATCH OFFICIALS

  • 4 November – First ODI. Asif Yaqoob and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)
  • 6 November – Second ODI. Asif Yaqoob and Imran Jawed (on-field umpires), Faisal Afridi (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)
  • 9 November – Third ODI. Asif Yaqoob and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)
  • 12 November – First T20I. Asif Yaqoob and Imran Jawed (on-field umpires), Faisal Afridi (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)
  • 14 November – Second T20I. Asif Yaqoob and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)
  • 16 November – Third T20I. Asif Yaqoob and Faisal Afridi (on-field umpires), Imran Jawed (reserve umpire); Ali Naqvi (match referee)

 

WATCH AND FOLLOW

Watch the games

The matches will all be livestreamed on the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Youtube Channel.

Former Pakistan women’s team captain Sana Mir and former women’s international player Marina Iqbal will be joined by Ali Younis, Andrew Leonard, Sikander Bakht and Shah Faisal as commentators for the upcoming women’s series between Pakistan and Ireland.

Follow the games
We will provide:
  • Livescoring: via Cricket Ireland’s Match Centre
  • Twitter score updates: via Cricket Ireland’s Twitter page
  • Match reports: via our Cricket Ireland website at the end of each day

 

Keep up with our podcast

The Green Ball Podcast is all about Irish cricket…and will be a great resource for updates about the T20 World Cup. Make sure you subscribe now in your favourite podcast app.
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