KARACHI - The Pakistan team began training here Monday to prepare themselves for the eight-nation Women's World Cricket Cup starting in Sydney (Australia) from March 5. Eleven out of 15-member team reported at the brief five-day training camp here at the PCB Academy ground. The remaining four girls all belonging to upcountry are expected to join the team some time late Monday night. The Pakistan team is due to leave here in the morning of March 1 for Dubai on its way to Sydney. Before playing its first encounter of pool B against India on March 7. Pakistan will play a warm-up match there on March 3 against a team from pool A possibly New Zealand. The other pool matches of Pakistan team will be against Sri Lanka on March 9 and against England on March 12. On March 9 match against Sri Lanka, the second weakest team in four team pool B will be crucial for the national team. If they manage to win against Sri Lanka Pakistan would reach the super six second stage, otherwise they would return home. The return tickets for the team have already been booked for March 15, three days after they play against English team. Pakistan qualified for the World Cup after defeating the Netherlands in the qualifier played in South Africa last year. Holland, along host South Africa was favourite to clinch one of the two berths for the final round of the competition but Pakistan upset the party by shocking the European team. Though Pakistan is rated as the weakest team in the competition but in a funny game like cricket, Pakistan has the ability to surprise any of the other two strong teams India or England. Pakistan needs to win just one match in the pool to move further on and Sri Lanka is seen as the team against Pakistan would win. In a recent tour of Bangladesh where Pakistan played in a tri nation ODI competition, Pakistan twice played and lost to Sri Lanka. In pool A of the World Cup are: host Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the West Indies. Pakistan team is: Urooj Mumtaz (captain), Sana Mir (vice captain), Arman Khan (WK), Batool Fatima (WK), Javeria Khan, Sajida Shah, Bismah Mahroof, Nain Abidi, Sukhan Faiz, Asmavia Iqbal, Qanita Jalil, Sania Khan, Almas Akram, Naila Nazir, Nahida Khan. Officials: Shirin Javed (chairperson PCB women's wing), Umer Rashid (coach), Ayesha Asher (manager), Azra Perveen (consultant and advisor), Nadira Mushtaque (media manager), Salman Rafiq (Asstt Manager), Yasir Malik (trainer), Huma (physio).