Coles considers future series essential for World Cup preparations


The Head coach Pakistan women cricket team, Mark Coles believes that his girls would clinch better results in the series against Bangladesh, slated to start from 1st October.

Mark while talking to the media in Lahore said that whole team is committed towards their role in the team and they will definitely achieve something good for Pakistan this time around.

He coined this series as the important one to get themselves prepared for the women’s World Cup- scheduled in 2021.

“Every series from now onwards would play an important role for us to prepare ourselves for the next women’s World Cup,”  Mark said.

Mark was quick to add that the culture in Pakistan has started changing and now more girls are coming in the grounds to pursue cricket as their career.

“It is heartwarming to see the girls coming out and trying to prove themselves and have the passion to represent Pakistan on high,” he said.

He praised the Bangladesh women cricket team who recently won Asia Cup for women defeating strong India in the final.

“Bangladesh has performed really well in recent past hence it will not be an easy task to beat them,” Mark added.

On the other hand, captain Javeria Wadood feels that the team is gradually improving and has learnt from bad experiences.

“We are targeting the World Cup and preparing ourselves accordingly for the mega event,” Javeria said.

She said that the team management is working keenly to overcome fitness issues in the team.

“Fitness is really important to gain good results hence we are working constantly to improve it,” she said.