Pakistan’s Javeria Khan makes comeback for T20Is against Ireland


Pakistan’s Javeria Khan makes comeback for T20Is against Ireland

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Pakistan’s national women’s cricket team is preparing for their upcoming tour to Ireland featuring three T20Is in the first week of September 2020. The highlight of the series is the return of renowned Pakistani batsman, Javeria Khan to the team.

Javeria Khan has been an integral member of the Pakistani cricket team since her debut in 2004. She has been a cornerstone of the side during their successful T20I campaigns in 2012, 2016 and 2018.

Khan has scored 1561 runs throughout her international career at an impressive average of 35.24. Moreover, the right-handed batsman has hit two centuries, one hundred and two fifties and consistently features in the top five run-getters of the side.

Khan’s inclusion is likely to bolster the batting talent of the team and will no doubt provide a great morale boost which was, in part, due to her years of remarkable service to the Pakistani cricket team.

Heading into the series, Pakistani captain Bismah Maroof is certain that Khan will bring experience and stability into the batting order that is sure to be beneficial for the team in their upcoming assignment. She said, “I have no doubt that Javeria’s inclusion will help us have a better performance in the upcoming series.”

With the return of Javeria Khan to the team, the Pakistani side looks set to go into their first international assignment in fourteen months with a solid batting line-up. As the entirety of the nation anxiously awaits the start of the series, we wish Khan and her team the best of luck in their endeavours.

Javeria Khan makes a comeback to the Pakistan Women’s T20I Team

Pakistan Women’s T20I team have made a major announcement, with the inclusion of Javeria Khan for their upcoming three-match series against Ireland.

This is the first time in nearly three years that Javeria has made a return to the national setup. She last played in November 2018, in the away series against Bangladesh.

Javeria Khan: A Glance at Her Career So Far

Javeria Khan initially made her international debut back in December 2009 and since then, she has made an incredible impact on the world stage.

To date, she has accumulated over 2,450 international runs, including two centuries and 15 half-centuries. She has also played a major role with the ball and has picked up 26 wickets in her international career.

Her Recent Success:

During this season, Javeria Khan had an impressive showing in the Wome’s Super League, where she represented Eastern Warriors. She finished the tournament as the highest run-getter with 376 runs in 7 matches, including three fifty-plus scores, at an average of 54.00 and a strike rate of 144.77.

The Ireland Tour:

The tour of Ireland will now be a great opportunity for Javeria to take her game to the next level.

The Pakistan Women’s team have the following players in their T20I squad:

  • Bismah Maroof (captain)
  • Nahida Khan (vice-captain)
  • Javeria Khan
  • Muneeba Ali
  • Aliya Riaz
  • Sidra Nawaz
  • Gulneet Kaur
  • Kainat Imtiaz
  • Aiman Anwer
  • Syeda Aroob Shah
  • Sadia Iqbal
  • Diana Baig
  • Ayesha Zafar
  • Fatima Sana

The three-match T20I series will begin on November 30, with the games to be played in Dublin. This will be the first international series for Pakistan Women since the domestic season of 2019-20 was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This is an exciting development for the Pakistan Women’s T20I squad as Javeria’s inclusion not only bolsters the batting department but also provides valuable experience and leadership.

It will be interesting to see how Javeria fares and whether she will be able to replicate her domestic performances for the national side.