Welcome to the entry of women commentators in Pakistan cricket Pakistan is one of the leading countries in the world in the field of cricket. Rameez Raja, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram and other players made a name for themselves in cricket match commentary. Still, the entry of women commentators in the recent domestic season started a new era.
When the National T20 Cup, organized by the PCB, started on September 30, the comments of the female commentators took the fans by surprise. The PCB appreciated the female commentators.
Apart from other commentators including Wasim Akram, Rameez Raja, Waqar Younis, Bazid Khan and Azhar Ali, former women cricketers also kept the fans connected to the TV screen with their commentary.
According to the PCB, a four-member women’s panel comprising former national women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir, women’s team selection committee member Marina Iqbal, well-known TV host Zainab Abbas and Sawira Pasha also commented on the matches in Rawalpindi after Multan. Women commentators are hosting analytical shows before and after the match and also presenting their analysis.
Referring to her new experience, Sana Mir said that the experience of commenting on the ongoing cricket matches at the Rawalpindi ground is excellent. Experienced commenting for the first time.
Marina Iqbal, who has represented Pakistan in 36 ODIs and 42 T20s at the international level, said she had commented on several matches during the National T20 Cup last year and the MCC cricket team’s tour of Pakistan earlier this year.
The former opener said that the new experience of telling the story of the game from the commentary box in the National T20 Cup 2020 is unique and she is very happy to comment on such a big event.
Zainab Abbas, who has hosted many other cricket competitions including the Pakistan Super League, said that times have changed and today women are making a name for themselves in every field.
Sawira Pasha appreciated the board’s initiative and said that it was welcome for the PCB to allow women to showcase their talents on and off the field.