PCB Women’s Wing
- To maintain Pakistan’s position as the premier producer of world class women cricketers.
- To maintain Pakistan women’s team’s ranking among the top teams of the world.
Core Operational Areas
- Game Development
Since the establishment of Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Women’s Wing in 2005, the game of cricket among women has improved in leaps and bounds and as a result of PCB’s full and all-out support for the establishment and promotion of women’s cricket, Pakistan women’s team has made great progress at the international level.
Pakistan Cricket Board has been looking after the welfare of women cricketers since its establishment by providing them with all facilities.
PCB has extended its full support toward the development of women’s cricket in Pakistan. During the last nine years, the standards have improived and now the game is recognised at par with men’s level.
Steps taken by the PCB for women’s cricket:
- Annually, the PCB spends a budget of approximately Rs 110 million for the promotion and development of the game (both at Domestic & International level)
- In order to improve the quality of cricket at the domestic level, many departmental teams have currently been formed. The departments have also given contracts to women players, which is a great incentive. Currently, six departments play in the domestic cricket circuit:
- Omar Associates
- Saif Sports Saga
- Higher Education Commission
- Pakistan Education Board
- Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited.
- PCB has developed three exclusive practice facilities, which are in accordance with the international standards, in the underdeveloped areas, i.e. Multan, Peshawar and Quetta. This has benefited a lot of players in improving their overall standards.
- In order to improve the standing of the Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team, the PCB has been arranging two to three international tours annually, which has helped immensely in improving the overall performance of the team and has also enh
- PCB has approached a lot of departments to come forward and form their women’s teams for the improvement of women’s cricket.
- There are 22 girls currently on central contract list of PCB on a yearly basis as per the following categories.
- A Category
- B Category
- C Category
- D or Stipend Category
- A system of compensation for women players has also been introduced as a match fee.
- Players are given a match fee for both ODI & T20 games.
- All medical facilities are provided to the contracted players free of cost.