LAHORE: Pakistan ladies’s staff captain Bismah Maroof and her household can be accommodated on the Commonwealth Video games village in Birmingham, England in July so she may be along with her toddler daughter through the occasion, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned on Wednesday. The Commonwealth Video games Federation drew flak after media reviews mentioned Maroof’s daughter had been denied accreditation, which might require the Pakistan batter to remain outdoors the Video games village through the match. The PCB confirmed such a state of affairs has been averted and named an 18-member squad beneath Maroof for a tri-series in Belfast adopted by the Video games.
Pakistan face T20 world champions Australia and hosts Eire from July 16-24 and play Barbados, India and Australia on the Video games on July 29 and 31 and August 3, respectively. “I wish to thank the Commonwealth Video games for accepting our request to accommodate our captain Bismah Maroof’s household on the Video games village which can permit her to concentrate on the duty at hand with none worries about her younger toddler daughter,” PCB’s head of ladies cricket Tania Mallick mentioned in a press release. The PCB’s parental coverage permits Maroof to journey along with her daughter and her mom because the caregiver.
The 30-year-old had her household along with her throughout this 12 months’s Girls’s World Cup in New Zealand the place Pakistan completed final amongst eight groups. Pakistan retained the identical facet which blanked Sri Lanka 3-0 on Saturday. “Not solely our senior cricketers within the facet displayed nice cricketing acumen additionally our children have been excellent and have raised their palms at any time when the staff wanted them to,” chief selector Asmavia Iqbal mentioned. “The tri-series in Eire and the Birmingham Commonwealth Video games will check the talents of our gamers and I’ve all the assumption in them that they may reside as much as the expectations and present constant outcomes.” Cricket is returning to the Commonwealth Video games after a 24-year absence with a ladies’s Twenty20 match.