Lahore [Pakistan]: All-rounder Bismah Maroof is set to lead Pakistan in the ICC Women’s Championship and T20I series against South Africa, beginning May 6.
Pakistan sit one point behind South Africa in the sixth spot on the ICC Women’s Championship table.
The Urooj Mumtaz-led panel has made just one change in the 14-player squad that recently defeated West Indies 2-1 in the ODI series.
Off-spinner Saba Nazir has been replaced by uncapped spinner Rameen Shamim, while Jaweria Rauf, whose last appeared in January 2014, has been added.
In the T20I squad, there are two changes from the last series against West Indies. Anam Amin and Natalia Pervaiz have been replaced by Jaweria Rauf and Kainat Imtiaz, while Rameen Shamin has found a place in the 15-player squad. In addition, the selectors have also named four reserves, namely Fareeha Mehmood, Fatima Sana, Muneeba Ali and Saba Nazir.
Following is the Pakistan squad for the ICC Women’s Championship ODIs: Bismah Maroof (C), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Diana Baig, Javeria Wadood Khan, Jaweria Rauf, Kainat Imtiaz, Nahida Khan, Nashra Sundhu, Nida Dar, Rameen Shamim, Sana Mir, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Omaima Sohail
Meanwhile, Pakistan squad for T20Is is as follows: Bismah Maroof (C), Aiman Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Diana Baig, Iram Javed, Javeria Wadood Khan, Jaweria Rauf, Kainat Imtiaz, Nashra Sundhu, Nida Dar, Rameen Shamim, Sana Mir, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz (wk), Omaima Sohail
Pakistan will tour South Africa to play three ODIs on May 6, 9 and 12, followed by a five-match T20I series, which will run from May 15-23.