Marina Iqbal, a former national cricket player from Pakistan, is the country’s first female cricket commentator.
Iqbal debuted in Malaysia during the Women’s Cricket Series of Pakistan and Australia and was highly praised by everyone for their outstanding performance.
The Pakistani Minister of Human Rights, Shireen Mazari, wrote on her Twitter account: “It’s great that our women are developing decisively in the world of sport! Well done Marina Iqbal. “
Syeda Nain Abidi, another international cricketer from Pakistan, who holds the record as the first Pakistani player to have scored a century in women’s one-day internationals, also went on social media and said, “Way to go girl! Keep it up!”
The former captain of the men’s cricket team, Mohammad Hafeez, wished the aspiring star “all the best”.
Iqbal was part of the women’s national cricket team from 2009-2017 and played as an opening player. She also served as deputy captain in 2010.
Recently, she tweeted and thanked Gavin Scovell, British television presenter and commentary coach, for all the training and knowledge.
“Pick up the microphone for the love of the game. This instinct haunted me to keep in touch with my passion, cricket. What else can you ask?
“I’d like to thank you, Gavin Scovell, for your training and knowledge,” Iqbal wrote on her Twitter account.