Pakistan women cricketers determined for stellar performance in 2022

Pakistan Women's team members Nada Dar, Diana Baig, and Alia Riaz are determined to deliver for Pakistan in 2022

January 02, 2022
Diana Baig - Photo: Reporter

LAHORE: Pakistan women cricketers say that COVID-19 has affected sports activities in 2021. It was not easy to play after the COVID-19 break, and the results of the series against South Africa and the West Indies were not in favor of the Pakistan team.

But the national women's team players are determined that they will not repeat the mistakes in 2022 and will only focus on the Women's World Cup, scheduled to be held in 2022.

Talking to Geo News, all-rounder Nada Dar said that we have to do well in the World Cup, and we are working hard for it. The players have continued training individually, and now the camp will start in Karachi.

"The target in the new year is to win as many matches as possible for Pakistan. Sports activities were affected due to COVID-19, and women's qualifiers could not be completed, which is a pity, and I pray that in the new year, we get rid of COVID-19, and all activities will continue in 2022," Nada said.

All-rounder Alia Riaz says the whole focus is now on the World Cup.

"We are preparing for this. If there were a qualifier, our preparation would have been better. But the good thing is that we have qualified for the World Cup, and now that we have qualified, our only goal in the new year will be to do our best and win for Pakistan. I am very excited about the World Cup," Alia Raza said.

Pakistan Women's team bowler Diana Baig says that in 2021 we had the opportunity to play a series against South Africa and West Indies, but the results were not in our favor.

"We made mistakes and could not perform well. And, it was not easy to play after the break, in 2022 there will be an effort not to repeat the mistakes, to bring maximum consistency in performance."