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LAHORE (Staff Report) – Pakistan has appointed middle order batsman Bismah Maroof as the new T20 skipper for the upcoming England tour while Sana Mir will continue to lead the ODI team.

According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javeria Khan, who was injured during the 2016 World T20, has recovered and rejoined the squad. She has also been appointed as vice-captain of the T20 team.

T20 skipper Bismah Maroof has also been named as vice-captain of the ODI team for England tour.

Other players included in the squad are: Nahida Khan, Sidra Ameen, Muneeba Ali, Nida Dar, Iram Javed, Asmavia Iqbal, Anam Amin, Sania Iqbal, Sadia Yousuf, Aiman Anwer, Sidra Nawaz (wicket), Nain Abidi

The England tour includes three ODI matches and two T20 games. The series will begin in Leicester on June 20 and end in Southampton on July 5.