Pakistan women’s team head coach addresses power-hitting issues


Pakistan women’s team head coach Iqbal Imam accepted power-hitting issues in the team and called it a natural factor.

“Our girls are not physically too strong. There are a couple of batswomen who can hit the ball hard but due their strength we ask them to play their natural game as in the end we need them to perform,” Imam replied to a query in this regard while briefing to the media in Karachi for the first time after gaining powers of the women team.

Imam briefed reporters about their upcoming tour against England in Malaysia, slated to start from December 9. “We have started planning for the series. The camp has started here in Karachi and I hope we will be able to get rhythm before all-important series,” he said.

Talking about the team’s fielding, Imam said that the girls showed immense improvement against Bangladesh recently. “We have improved our fielding and I hope the girls carry the same momentum ahead,” he maintained.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

The head coach is confident to field a strong team in next year’s extravaganza. Imam has been named for head coach position till the T20 World Cup.

“I think we have enough time before getting into the mega event. We have some real talent who can represent Pakistan strongly at such a level,

“Our batting is improving and more girls are coming into it which means that we will have a strong bench very soon,” he concluded.

It must be noted here that the T20 World Cup is scheduled from February 21 to March 8 in Australia.