‘Wouldn’t name myself a pioneer’: Zainab Abbas needs to see extra ladies journalists

MULTAN: Famed Pakistani cricket presenter Zainab Abbas Sunday tried to keep up a low profile and mentioned she wouldn’t prefer to be referred to as a pioneer.

In an unique chat with Geo Tremendous, she mentioned, “I would not prefer to be referred to as a pioneer (on the subject of ladies presenting sports activities in Pakistan). I availed the chance when given and in the very best means. I need different ladies to affix this career too.”

Zainab Abbas, one of many few ladies sports activities journalists in Pakistan, is extremely acclaimed and revered not solely within the nation however internationally as properly.

Chatting with the sports activities channel, she urged the authorities to offer alternatives for feminine journalists in order that they will make their title within the career.

“There ought to an avenue for the women as properly and there are a number of feminine commentators within the panel now. I did my half and garnered success however would not name myself a pioneer.”

ODI sequence

In the meantime, commenting on the ODI sequence between Pakistan and West Indies performed at Multan Cricket Stadium (MCS), Zainab Abbas mentioned Pakistan’s efficiency has been excellent within the sequence and the best way Imamul Haq batted was tremendous and Babar Azam was in his supreme contact as all the time.

“Spinner Mohammad Nawaz was particular within the second ODI, taking 4 wickets after which Shadab Khan was good each with the bat and ball within the ultimate match,” she famous.

On a query in regards to the crowd within the stadium and their response, she mentioned that the individuals of Multan have gained everybody’s coronary heart, including that the bottom is her private favorite.

“The stadium is fantastically constructed and the best way cricket followers got here to the stadium and help the groups regardless of the warmth and all different components, credit score goes to them.”

When requested to touch upon the difficulties they confronted whereas presenting in Multan’s sweltering warmth, Zainab Abbas acknowledged it, saying it was is sort of troublesome to face within the solar. Nevertheless, she mentioned officers had suggested presenters to maintain themselves hydrated.

“It was a harder activity for the gamers, officers, groundsmen, manufacturing group and others who have been there all through the day. We have been ready for this.”

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