The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to ramp up Women’s cricketing structure after the dismal show in the World Cup which is currently in its knockout stages in England. The Sana Mir-led side was knocked out in the league stages following defeats at the hands of all the participating countries, finishing as the wooden spooners with 7 losses in as many games.
This underwhelming outing at the multi nation tournament has made PCB jump into action mode.
Increase in the budgetary allowance
In a bid to support the grass root level, the PCB has decided to rethink their budgetary allocation. and no one connected with the team has since come out to explain the reasons for their debacle.
According to the Dawn, The PCB’s game development department will bring in some changes in the domestic structure of the women’s wing. The move has received a positive signal from Women’s wing secretary Shamsa Hashmi.
When asked about the poor show, she refused to speak in detail and dodged the question. “I can’t say anything in this regard”, she said.
However, she did reveal that the skipper Sana Mir and other top names in the coaching staff have been asked to justify the results.
“[Manager] Ayesha Ashar and [head coach] Sabih Azhar would submit their respective reports in next couple of days and then we can look where it went wrong,” she said.
The entire unit lacked application despite possessing good name in their side. As far as personnel was concerned, none of the batswomen could breach the 200 run mark. Nahida Khan, with 173 runs from 7 matches at an average of 24.71, was the best individual with the willow
There was some relief in the bowling department as Asmavia Khan ended up with 8 wickets from 6 matches while others like Diana Baig and Sadia Yousuf managed functional stats.