International Cricket Revives | Marriott Karachi Welcomes West Indies Women’s Cricket Team
KARACHI: West Indies women’s cricket team arrived here on Wednesday to play three Twenty20 International matches against their Pakistan counterparts.
Mr. Rehan Faiz Pirzada, Cluster General Manager of the Hotel and his team along with female Associates gathered in the lobby and warmly greeted the entire team members upon their arrival at the hotel. Mr. Pirzada honored the guests with Sindh’s most valued tradition of presenting Ajraks.
The 13-member West Indies women’s squad is led by Merissa Aguilleira with a support staff comprising eight members and it is the first visit to Pakistan by a non-Asian women’s team in 15 years.
Speaking to media, West Indies captain Aguilleira said: “We are happy to be here in Pakistan, where we received a warm welcome. The people of Pakistan are very passionate about cricket and we do wish to win the series in spite of the advantage that Pakistan have due to playing in home conditions.”