Unveiling Jazbaa - the Pakistan women's team in 1997 - the girls who believed they could

2022-08-26 08:04:18 By : Mr. Robbie Qiu

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St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

An excerpt from a new book on the rise of women's cricket in Pakistan chronicles the side's first appearance at a Women's World Cup

The 1997 World Cup squad with captain Shaiza Khan (seated, centre), vice-captain Kiran Baluch (standing, extreme left) and coach Jodie Davis (middle row, left)  •  Courtesy of Kiran Baluch

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Reproduced with permission from Unveiling Jazbaa: A History of Pakistan Women's Cricket by Aayush Puthran, Polaris Publishing, 2022. Minor edits have been made for clarity