Women’s World Cup: Bismah Maroof during Pakistan’s defeat to England.© AFP
After facing a nine-wicket defeat against England in the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup at Hagley Oval on Thursday, Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof said that both defeats in the match ruined their top shot. Sidra Ameen and Sidra Nawaz were the only two batsmen for Pakistan to put up a score of 20+ as the rest of the shot order had no answer to the English bowlers. “I think two defeats in the top spot ruined us. If we can stay, we can blast more and play 50 overs, which will give bowlers more to defend. Our bowling is our strength, so we believe we can take whichever wicket “Which team. That’s why we like bowling first and chasing,” said Bismah Maroof in a presentation after the match.
“Our shot approach needs to be changed and we talked about that. We have a batter who can play shot. It’s just about applying ourselves. Diana Baig excelled, Fatima Sana excelled in the previous match and I hope she performed well in that match. next, “Maroof said.
England will next face Bangladesh on the final day of the league stage on Sunday, with a win ensuring they qualify for the semi -finals. Pakistan, on the other hand, face hosts New Zealand on Saturday.
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