The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the that new women’s league tournament which will be held in March 2023. It will four city-based teams tournament will run alongside the Pakistan Super League 8 (PSL) at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in March 2023.
Each Teams will have 12 local and 6 overseas Players in the squad and it will be 13 Match event.
Ramiz Raja, PCB Chairman, stated that this new league will attract young women cricketers and help them improve while playing alongside international overseas players.
“I am delighted to announce the women’s league. This league will attract young women cricketers to this great sport and help our current players further enhance their skills when they will get to share dug-outs with the overseas players. The league will feature present and past trailblazers in women’s cricket in what promises to be an exciting 13-match event,” Ramiz Raja said in an official statement.
“This event is aligned to our strategy of making Pakistan a stronger cricket playing nation across all formats and genders. We are not only creating attractive brands to strengthen our cricket economy, but through this tournament are also providing career opportunities to our women cricketers. The more our women cricketers will participate in high-pressure events, the more they will learn.
“The PCB is a strong proponent of empowering women to shine brighter. By engaging our women, which form 49 per cent of the country’s population, we will enhance the economic and social prosperity of our country,” Ramiz added.
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