West Indies Women’s Cricket Team to Tour Pakistan: Schedule Announced

The West Indies women’s cricket team has announced its schedule for the upcoming tour of Pakistan, set to commence on April 14. The tour will include a series of five Twenty20 (T20) matches and three One Day Internationals (ODIs), providing an exciting opportunity for cricket enthusiasts to witness competitive matches between the two teams.

The tour holds special significance as it coincides with the conclusion of the ICC Women’s Championship 2025-22 series, which will be hosted in Pakistan. The West Indies women’s team will play three ODIs and five T20 matches in Karachi, marking their second tour of Pakistan since 2021. This series not only promotes bilateral cricketing ties but also contributes to the growth and development of women’s cricket on the international stage.

The ODI matches of the ICC Women’s Championship 2025-22 series are scheduled to take place on April 18, 21, and 23 at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi. Following the conclusion of the ODI series, the T20 matches will be held on April 26, 28, and 30, as well as May 2 and 3, at the same venue. All matches are set to commence in the afternoon, with the ODIs starting at 3:30 PM and the T20s at 7:00 PM local time.

Currently, Pakistan’s women’s cricket team ranks third in the ICC Women’s Championship, with 16 points from 18 matches, while the West Indies women’s team holds the ninth position with 8 points from 12 matches. The series presents an opportunity for both teams to earn crucial points towards qualifying for the ICC Women’s World Cup.

In addition to the competitive aspect of the series, the tour holds significance in fostering stronger ties between cricket-playing nations and promoting women’s cricket at the grassroots level. Tania Malik, the captain of Pakistan’s women’s cricket team, expressed her excitement about hosting the West Indies team, highlighting the importance of promoting women’s cricket and providing international exposure to players.

Malik emphasized that the series against West Indies is not just about cricket but also about strengthening bilateral relations and empowering female athletes. She commended the Pakistan Cricket Board’s commitment to promoting women’s cricket and providing opportunities for players to showcase their talent on the global stage.

Furthermore, Malik emphasized the broader significance of sports diplomacy in building bridges between nations and fostering mutual understanding and respect. She stressed the role of cricket in promoting unity, diversity, and inclusivity, echoing the sentiments of cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

As the West Indies women’s cricket team prepares to embark on their tour of Pakistan, cricket fans eagerly anticipate thrilling encounters and memorable performances from both sides. The series not only promises exciting cricketing action but also reinforces the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie that transcends boundaries and unites cricket-loving nations.