• FairBreak Invitational includes 20 matches in Hong Kong this April to be followed by 20 matches in Houston in September 2023.
  • Sana Mir, Fatima Sana, Bismah Maroof, Diana Baig and Aliya Riaz to feature in the FairBreak Invitational Hong Kong.
  • Women’s cricket stars including Shabnim Ismail, Suzie Bates, Sune Luus, Mignon du Preez, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Stafanie Taylor, Sophie Ecclestone,Chamari Athapaththu and Danni Wyatt set to take part.

Lahore, Pakistan – (1 April 2023) – ARY and FairBreak Invitational have partnered to bring 40 live women’s cricket games to Pakistani audiences this year. The FairBreak Invitational 2023 kicks off in Hong Kong from 3 April and all games will be live on A Sports HD, Pakistan’s first HD sports channel, and ARY ZAP, ARY’s flagship super application. Billed as the first truly global women’s cricket league, the FairBreak Invitational features 90 players from over 30 countries. Pakistani superstars Sana Mir, Bismah Maroof, Fatima Sana, Diana Baig and Aliya Riaz will be in action for their second FairBreak appearance.

In all, six teams comprising international cricketers from will be taking part in the tournament. This year’s event will see a number of international cricket stars taking part in the competition. Some of the leading players include Sune Luus, Shabnim Ismail, Mignon du Preez and Laura Wolvaardt from South Africa, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Sophie Ecclestone, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Dani Wyatt and Sophia Dunkley from England, Stafaine Taylor, Hayley Matthews, Deandra Dottin and Shemaine Campbelle from the West Indies, Rumana Ahmed and Jahanara Alam from Bangladesh, and Chamari Athapaththu from Sri Lanka, FairBreak Global delivered the first FairBreak Invitational in May 2022 where 90 players from 35 countries took part and global TV audiences reached the 40-million mark.

Chairman ARY Group, Founder and CEO ARY Digital Network, Salman Iqbal said“I am delighted that ARY is partnering with the FairBreak Global. In the last few months, ARY has been at the forefront of promoting women’s cricket in Pakistan.

“It is my sincere hope that our coverage of the ICC U19 Women’s World Cup, ICC Women’s World Cup, the PCB women’s exhibition games, and the FairBreak Invitational will inspire the next generation of women cricketers in Pakistan.”

Founder of FairBreak, Shaun Martyn added“FairBreak is delighted to be partnering with A Sports – Pakistan’s top HD channel, in showcasing 20 Live matches to be played in Hong Kong.

Pakistan’s very own former captains Bismah Maroof and Sana Mir, along with Diana Baig, Aliya Riaz and Fatima Sana will be returning to compete in the tournament.

We take pride in being the pioneers of the first ever women’s global T20 with 90 players from 36 countries playing 20 games to compete, in hope to inspire generations to come.”

For further information contact:

Imran Ahmad Khan, Senior Vice President A-Sports: +92 332 4390289