Pakistan women’s cricket team will face their first match against arch-rival, India in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup. The match will take place at the picturesque Bay Oval, New Zealand on Sunday. The match will start at 6 a.m PST.

The captain of the Pakistan Women’s Cricket team, Bismah Maroof is confident and optimistic about all her teammate’s performances.


While talking with fast-bowler, Diana Baig, Bismah said, “We have been putting in the hard yards since our camp is in Karachi, and now is the time to deliver. The atmosphere of the team is very good. I am optimistic that we will do very well in the World Cup.”


Bismah also shared her excitement for the first match against India in an interview.

She said, “It is our first match of the tournament and we want to win it so we gain the momentum. In such tournaments, it is very important to start good and carry the moment, and, of course, that increases the significance of the first match. I am sure we will be able to meet expectations from us.”

Bismah has made a comeback with this ICC tournament after she became a mother of a daughter, Fatima in December 2020. She is leading the cricket team for the first time in ICC ODI Worldcup.