In a concerning development, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that two of their esteemed women cricketers, Bismah Maroof and Ghulam Fatima, were involved in a car accident on Friday in Karachi. The incident unfolded while the players were en route to a PCB training camp. Fortunately, both Maroof and Fatima sustained only minor injuries and are not considered to be in serious condition.

Following the accident, immediate first aid care was administered to both players, and they are currently under the medical supervision of the Cricket Board. However, the PCB has not yet disclosed specific details regarding the severity of their injuries or the expected timeline for their recovery.

Bismah Maroof, a former captain of the Pakistan women’s team, along with Ghulam Fatima, were integral members of Pakistan’s provisional squad scheduled to compete against the West Indies women’s team in a series commencing on April 18th.

Both players were actively participating in training sessions with the squad in preparation for the upcoming matches. The series comprises eight matches, featuring five Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals, all slated to be held at Karachi’s National Stadium.

Crucial Players in Pakistan Women’s Team Setup

Bismah Maroof and Ghulam Fatima hold pivotal roles in the Pakistan women’s cricket team. They both contributed significantly during Pakistan’s recent ODI series held in New Zealand back in December. In particular, Maroof showcased her batting prowess by scoring a total of 89 runs across three innings, achieving a career-best of 68 runs in one innings.

Meanwhile, Ghulam Fatima displayed her bowling excellence as she emerged as the top wicket-taker among both teams, securing six crucial wickets during the series.

The PCB is actively assessing the situation of both players, and their availability for the upcoming series against the West Indies will be determined shortly. As the cricketing fraternity awaits further updates on their recovery, the thoughts and prayers of fans worldwide are with Bismah Maroof and Ghulam Fatima for a swift and complete recovery.

By Cricket Gyaan

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