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Sports

Web Desk
January 18, 2021

Bismah Maroof will be missed in South Africa, says David Hemp

Sports

Web Desk
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
Pakistan women's cricket squad. Photo: File/ PCB

DURBIN: Pakistan women's cricket team head coach David Hemp said that Bismah Maroof is very important for the team and she will be missed during the ongoing tour of South Africa.

While holding an online press conference from Durbin, Hemp said that the Pakistan women's team is all set to play the series against South Africa.

The head coach said that the Pakistan team has been provided a good time for preparations before the series.

He said he is happy that Pakistan men's team is also playing series against the Proteas.

Hemp said that the South African women's team is a good side and the Pakistani women will also have to play very good cricket.

The head coach said that he advised the players to be determined to get runs on every ball and to take a wicket on every ball.

He said that target brings consistency in performance and nobody doubts the talent of the team. 

"We are ranked seventh but will not want to remain in this position," he said.

Hemp added that if the team wants to play cricket then they will have to adapt to the biosecure bubble and the coronavirus protocols.

Praising women cricketers Aliya Riaz and Ayesha Nasim, Hemp said that both are  good hitters.