The Pakistan Cricket Board has named Javeria Khan as skipper of Pakistan Women’s team for the upcoming Women’s World T20 in West Indies.

The Women’s National Selection Committee selected 15-member squad, with Javeria as captain.

Javeria has been retained captain of the team despite Bismah Maroof making a comeback in the squad against Australia.

According to a statement released by the PCB, Maroof has voluntarily decided not to lead the side in the tournament after recovering from her injury.

Javeria has led Pakistan on their recent tour of Bangladesh and their home series against Australia in Malaysia.

Pakistan Women’s team will feature in two warmups game against South Africa Women’s team and Bangladesh Women’s team on November 3 and 6, 2018, respectively. The national team will play their first match against Australia Women’s team on November 9, 2018 at Providence Stadium, Providence.

Pakistan Women’s squad for World T20:

Javeria Khan (Captain), Nahida Khan, Ayesha Zafar, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Bismah Maroof, Omaima Sohail, Nida Rashid, Sidra Nawaz (WK), Sana Mir, Nashra Sundhu, Anum Amin, Natalia Parvaiz, Aliya Riaz, Diana Baig, Aiman Anwar

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