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Diana Uses Football Knowledge in Cricket

KARACHI: Pakistan’s star bowler and the national football team escort Diana Baig feels that football taught her to be a better fielder on the pitch as she takes on the challenge at the FairBreak Global tournament, which will start on May 1 in Dubai.

Diana too played for Pakistan at the ICC Women’s World Cup that finished in April. She is prepared to go into the primary private franchise-based Twenty20 tournament sanctioned by the ICC in Dubai presently, together with individual Pakistanis counting Bisma Maroof, Fatima Sana, Sana Mir and Aliya Riaz. All of them will be among ladies from more than 30 nations in six groups playing 19 recreations in 15 days.

Diana, Bisma and Fatima took questions over the Twitter space, whereas covering Diana from 2014 on football front, The Express Tribune looked for to see how she feels motivated by football, as she made her make a big appearance for the national group at the South Asian Football Championship as a guard, long some time recently the national obligation for cricket.

She has too played national championships in later a long time as well, making her career a lovely embroidered artwork that winds into a different profile for a competitor.

Replying the address as to what lessons she learned from football that too offer assistance in cricket, she went on to explain that being a footballer helps with being a better fielder for her.

“Football is a sort of game that requires you to give your all and work really hard. Like in cricket we do get to take some time off during a match even. We shouldn’t get off but we do in cricket, but in football, it is a sort of thing that you are always on your toes, so I try to use that experience of [being on my toes] in cricket as well.

“With me, I always feel like that all the balls should come to me while I’m fielding. I enjoy fielding so much that I want all the ball to myself, so this is my mindset. I enjoy fielding more than my bowling, and I think this is because of football.”

To another address she included that she is shocked that the Fairbreak Competition is additionally including a player from Brazil. As a footballer she has continuously taken after the Brazilian football and knows the fever for the wear there, but she was astounded to see a Brazilian on the list for a cricket competition presently.

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