All-rounder Aliya Riaz has high hopes for England series


Pakistan women team’s all-rounder Aliya Riaz is confident to make a mark in their upcoming England tour, scheduled in December this year.

While talking to the media in Karachi, Aliya said that the team is prepared well and looking forward to taking on the English side in a three-match each ODI and T20I series.

“I think we are well adjusted as a unit and our last series against Bangladesh was pretty good and we won that. The confidence is high and hopefully we will achieve some good results,” Aliya said.

Talking about his personal performance, Aliya said that he tries to focus on his natural and the role provided to her by the team management.

“I try to play my natural game and according to what role given to me by coaches. If they think I am good at power-hitting, they ask me to do so,” she added.

To a query about the continuous replacement of coaches in the last two to three years has effected players’ performance, Aliya said that every coach brings in new ideas that develop players’ skills.

“I think every coach works on the progress of players. Our work is to perform and try to improve ourselves regardless of who coaches us,” she concluded.