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Maroof to not skip CWG regardless of authorities not permitting her toddler daughter to remain in Village

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Maroof not to skip CWG despite authorities not allowing her infant daughter to stay in Village

Pakistan girls’s cricket group captain Bismah Maroof has determined in opposition to skipping the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham regardless of the organisers denying accreditation to her toddler daughter and nanny to entry the Games village.

A supply within the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that it had been determined that Bismah will play within the Commonwealth Games and her child and nanny will keep at a lodge or residence exterior the village.

“The baby and nanny will travel to Birmingham for the games but will not stay with her in the village as the organisers didn’t give permission as they don’t have a parental policy,” he stated.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed to share the journey, lodging and boarding bills with Bismah in keeping with its Parental Support Policy.

The board had additionally shared 50 % of the ticket fare for Bismah’s mom and child, who accompanied her to the ICC Women’s World Cup in New Zealand.

But through the World Cup, Bismah was permitted to have her child and mom keep along with her in her lodge room because the ICC laws permitted this.

The PCB, in the meantime, additionally retained Bismah as captain of the white ball groups for the 2022/23 season.

Pakistan have an action-packed season by which they may play, at the least, 25 matches with the schedules for the ACC Women’s T20 Asia Cup and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup but to be introduced.

Pakistan’s season begins by internet hosting Sri Lanka in Karachi for 3 T20Is and three ODIs in what would be the first occasion of ICC Women’s Championship matches being staged in Pakistan from later this month.

Bismah’s group will then head for Belfast to play hosts Ireland and champions Australia in a T20I triangular collection from July 12-24 earlier than they transfer to Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games to be held from July 25 to August 8.

Bismah, the senior most participant within the Pakistan girls’s group, thanked the PCB for its continued help.
“I want to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for its immense support throughout my career and especially in helping me strike the right work-life balance after the birth of Fatima,” She stated.

“There was a time once I contemplated giving up on my ardour of taking part in cricket, however the PCB ensured it by no means got here to that with the introduction of the maternity coverage, which has made the sport as inclusive as it may be for the ladies in our nation.

“I also want to thank my family and especially my husband, Abrar, who has been a great support throughout my career, and has provided me encouragement to continue to play for Pakistan.”