KARACHI - Rival captains Sana Mir of Pakistan and Salman Khatun of Bangladesh predicted exciting women's Twenty20 and One-day series between the two countries.

"Except me and Asmavia, rest of the team members will be playing their first international in Pakistan," Sana Mir told reporters in a pre-match press conference here at the Southend Club Hall on Tuesday.

Pakistan will take on Bangladesh in their opening T20 international on Wednesday starting at 10am. "It will be good preparations for us ahead of the tour of West Indies and USA," she said.

Sana said majority of the people would be watching women cricket for the first time. She thanked Bangladesh team for coming over to Pakistan and playing series. "We were looking for this tour for long time and finally it was happening," Sana said and added one couldn’t compare Pakistan's men team with women’s.

Bangladesh captain Salma Khutan said they were happy to be in Pakistan and hoping for good fight from his team. She said: “Pakistan is good team as they got some good batters and bowlers. However, their team has improved in batting and bowling departments despite not playing international cricket after losing to Pakistan in the final of Incheon Asian Games in South Korea last year.”

Responding to a question, Khutan said they were not thinking of any revenge from Pakistan after losing to them in the final of Asian Games.

Earlier, unveiling of trophy and log was held and attended by two captains and Head of PCB women wing Shamsa Hashmi, team manager Ayesha Ashar, Shafiqul Haq manager Bangladesh team and representative of sponsor Fasial Hidyatullah of Al-Karam Studio. In meantime, Bangladesh underwent strenuous three hour training session at the venue while Pakistan team has one-hour training session in the afternoon.