Though ladies cricketers have achieved vital success whereas representing the nationwide facet, they’re nonetheless in comparison with male cricketers. In India and Pakistan, regardless of performing fantastically on the sphere, ladies cricketers are sometimes thought of inferior to their male counterparts.
In one such incident, former Pakistan cricketer Marina Iqbal, who’s now a profitable commentator, was just lately focused by a sports activities reporter for wearing heels on the pitch. The reporters shared two photos of Marina and raised query over her resolution to roam across the pitch wearing heels.
“Is it legal to roam around on the pitch wearing heels? Need opinions,” Qadir Khwaja wrote on Twitter in Urdu.
کیا پچ پر ہیل والی جوتی پہن کر ٹہلنا قانونی ہے؟؟؟
رائے چاہیے@sohailimrangeo @anussaeed1 @Shoaib_Jatt @hashmi_shahid @MarinaMI_24 @NT20Cup @TheRealPCB #NationalT20Cup #NT20CUP pic.twitter.com/2dF7Jug5SK
— Qadir Khawaja (@iamqadirkhawaja) October 5, 2020
But Marina hit back at reporter with a becoming response. She slammed Qadir’s ‘half-knowledge’ and schooled him for leaping the gun. Marina shared extra photos from completely different angles and it grew to become clear that she was wearing flat footwear whereas on the pitch. Marina switched to heels once more through the pre-match dialogue.
“Half knowledge can be dangerous Qadir. It’s flats on pitch and heels in pre-match. I am a former Pakistan player, I know the protocols,” she wrote.
Half data could be harmful Qadir. It’s flats on pitch and heels in pre match. I’m a former Pakistan participant, I do know the protocols. pic.twitter.com/8DcrG8UWgT
— Marina Iqbal (@MarinaMI_24) October 5, 2020
The 33-year-old Marina earned reward for netizens for her savage reply. Marina represented Pakistan for 6 years at nationwide stage after beginning her worldwide profession in 2009. Marina performed for Pakistan in 36 ODIs and 42 T20Is, the place she scored 436 and 340 runs respectively.