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Women’s T20 World Cup: Skipper Bismah Maroof ruled out of tournament

In her absence Javeria Khan will captain the side.

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Pakistan skipper Bismah Maroof has been ruled out of the ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup after getting injured with a communitive fracture in her right thumb.

Bismah succumbed to injury in Pakistan’s last match against England on Friday, which Pakistan lost by 42 runs.

In her absence Javeria Khan will captain the side, meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board has named Nahida Khan as Bismah’s replacement, which will be confirmed following the Event Technical Committee’s approval.

According to PCB, Bismah will now travel with the side to Sydney on Saturday, where she will be operated upon by Cricket Australia’s orthopedic surgeon.

Pakistan will face South Africa in Sydney on Sunday.

To mark its place in the semi-finals, Pakistan must beat South Africa and then Thailand on 3 March.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.