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Mazari praises Marina Iqbal for becoming Pakistan’s first woman cricket commentator

Former national team player Marina Iqbal has become Pakistan’s first female cricket commentator. She was a part of the commentary team during the Pakistan-Australia women cricket series held in Malaysia. Iqbal was a part of the national team from 2009 to 2015.

Talking to media, Iqbal said that she became a cricketer after watching Imran Khan’s victory speech at the 1992 World Cup. “I always wanted to be a commentator and now I think I have opened a new door for girls in Pakistan,” she said.

Praising the development, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari tweeted: “Great to see our women moving forward decisively in the world of sports! Well done .”

Cricketer Muhammad Hafeez also tweeted in the support of Marina Iqbal as he said: “All the best to Marina Iqbal & Well done promoting talent of Pakistan.”



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