Lahore : The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 has approved Iram Javed as a replacement player for Bismah Maroof in the Pakistan squad for the tournament.
Bismah suffered an injury to her right hand while fielding during Pakistan’s match against host England in Derby on Tuesday.
Iram, 25, has played seven ODIs in which she has scored 37 runs and taken three wickets. In 19 T20Is she has scored 101 runs and taken one wicket.
The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad.
The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 consists of Geoff Allardice (ICC, chairman), Campbell Jamieson (ICC representative), Steve Elworthy (Tournament Director), Alan Fordham (host representative), Anjum Chopra and Alison Mitchell (both independent nominees).
Pakistan next plays India in Derby on Sunday, 2 July.