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All You Need to Know About Pakistan’s First IPL-Like Women’s League

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today confirmed a panel of 11 commentators and two presenters for the three-match Women’s League exhibition matches taking place at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on 8, 10, and 11 March. The women’s matches will start at 2 pm and will be followed by the men’s matches at 7 pm.

Sana Mir, Urooj Mumtaz, Marina Iqbal, Waqar Younis, Alan Wilkins, Bazid Khan, Danny Morrison, Daren Ganga, Mark Butcher, Sikandar Bakht, and Simon Doull will be on the commentary panel through the course of the exhibition games; while Zainab Abbas and Erin Holland will be the presenters.

The two teams, Amazons and Super Women will take part in the exhibition matches. Bismah Maroof will captain Amazons, which includes Ireland’s Laura Delany, England’s trio of Danni Wyatt, Maia Bouchier, and Tammy Beaumont, and Australia’s Tess Flintoff.

Nida Dar will lead the Super Women, which will comprise Sri Lanka’s Chamari Athapaththu, Lauren Winfield-Hill of England, Jahanara Alam of Bangladesh, South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt, and Lea Tahuhu of New Zealand.

Meanwhile, the High-Definition broadcast coverage will include 30 cameras, which along with a buggy cam, will embellish the viewing experience of the fans within and outside Pakistan. HawkEye and UltraEdge will be part of the Decision Review System (DRS) Technology.

Cricket fans in Pakistan will be able to watch the Women’s League exhibition matches in high-definition on A Sports and PTV Sports on linear TV; while live-streaming for viewers across the world will be available on PCB and PSL YouTube channels.

Viewers around the world can watch the action live on Fox Sports (Australia), Willow TV (North America), Flow Sports (Caribbean), Sky Sports (United Kingdom), Sky Sport NZ (New Zealand), Super Sport (sub-Saharan Africa) and, CricLife Etisalat and STARZPLAY (Mena).

In non-broadcast territories, the exhibition matches will be available on the PSL’s official YouTube and Facebook channels.

Sana Mir Urooj Mumtaz Marina Iqbal
Waqar Younis Alan Wilkins Bazid Khan
Danny Morrison Daren Ganga Mark Butcher
Sikandar Bakht Simon Doull Zainab Abbas
Erin Holland

Amazons Squad:

Bismah Maroof Aliya Riaz Anam Amin Areesha Noor Danni Wyatt Eyman Fatima
Fatima Khan Fatima Sana Ghulam Fatima Gull Feroza Kainat Imtiaz Laura Delany
Maia Bouchier Nashra Sundhu Sadaf Shamas Sidra Nawaz Tammy Beaumont Tess Flintoff

Super Women Squad:

Nida Dar Aimen Anwar Chamari Athapaththu Iram Javed Jahanara Alam Lauren Winfield-Hill
Laura Wolvaardt Lea Tahuhu Muneeba Ali Natalia Parvaiz Omaima Sohail Sadia Iqbal
Shawaal Zulfiqar Sidra Amin Syeda Aroob Masooma Zahra Tuba Hassan Umm-e-Hani

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