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In a significant first for world cricket, the International Cricket Council has named an all-female panel of match officials for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa. Three match referees and 10 umpires make up the 13-woman team in what is a landmark moment and is in part of the ICC’s strategic ambition of advancing the involvement and visibility of women in cricket. ICC General Manager – Cricket, Wasim Khan, said: “We are thrilled to announce this panel of match officials for the Women’s T20 World Cup. Women’s cricket has been growing rapidly in recent years…

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In their debut game of the ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup in South Africa, the Pakistan Under-19 Women’s Cricket Team defeated Rwanda by an eight-wicket lead. Rwanda only scored 106 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs, with Pakistan’s Areesha Noor taking two wickets and Anosha Nasir, Syeda Aroob Shah, and Zaib-un-Nisa each taking one. Pakistan’s Zaib-un-Nisa showed great presence of mind as she dismissed Shakila Niyumuhoza at the non-striker’s end. In response, Pakistan’s Eyman Fatima played a match-winning knock of 65 runs to guide Pakistan to a comfortable win.

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