The PCB has reached an understanding of lease agreement with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU), Peshawar for the development of women’s cricket.
According to the agreement, SBBWU will offer its cricket ground on lease to the PCB, laying the foundation for establishing a state-of-the-art cricket academy dedicated to women’s cricket development.
The collaboration aims at providing top-notch facilities and services to aspiring women cricketers. The availability of hostel facilities at SBBWU enables women cricketers across the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to have convenient access to the cricket ground.
Head of Women’s Cricket, Tania Mallick said: “This exciting partnership with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar is in line with the PCB’s vision of fostering the growth of women’s cricket. The academy will serve as a centre for skill development as we are committed to seeing women’s cricket thrive in the region.”
SBBWU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Safia Ahmed also welcomed the initiative and looked forward to working with the PCB for the betterment of women’s cricket.