Marina Iqbal (Sports Man)

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Marina Iqbal is a Pakistani Cricket player who made her debut in 2009 and in all these years she has achieved a lot with her hard work and passion. Now she has become a first female Pakistani commentator.

Title Description
Personal
Name: Marina Iqbal
In Urdu: مرینہ اقبال
Famous As: First Woman Cricket Commentator
Nationality: Pakistani
Religion: Islam
Profession: Cricketer
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast
Batting: Right-handed
Role: Bowler
Website: https://twitter.com/MarinaMI_24
Awards : Double Gold Medalist
Born
Date: 7th March 1987
Family
Spouse: Unmarried


Marina Iqbal Biography

Pakistani Cricketer Marina Iqbal is an inspiration for so many women who are willing to achieve their dreams and goals. The young girl was born on 7th March 1987 always wanted to become a cricketer. According to her, the impetuous passion of cricket came after the victory speech of Imran Khan in 1992 for winning the world cup. She is still single and all her focus is towards her career.

Marina Iqbal Career

Marina made her international Debut on 26th May 2009 by playing against Ireland at Dublin. Her T20 Debut was also against Ireland in 2009 at Dublin. Marina s a right-handed batsman and Right-arm medium-fast bowler. She was the Vice Captian of her team in 2010. Marina was part of the team at the 2010 Asian Games in China and is a double gold medalist. She remained a part of National Cricket team from 2009 to 2015. 

Batting and Fielding Average

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 36 32 3 436 69 15.03 845 51.59 0 1 36 0 12 0
T20Is 42 36 3 340 42 10.30 477 71.27 0 0 31 2 16 0

Bowling Averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 36 19 448 299 8 2/12 2/12 37.37 4.00 56.0 0 0 0
T20Is 42 9 84 105 2 1/15 1/15 52.50 7.50 42.0 0 0 0

Career Statistics

 ODI Debut  Ireland Women v Pakistan Women at Dublin, May 26, 2009
 Last ODI  New Zealand Women v Pakistan Women at Taunton, Jul 8, 2017
 T20I Debut  Ireland Women v Pakistan Women at Dublin, May 25, 2009
 Last T20I  West Indies Women v Pakistan Women at St George's, Nov 1, 2015 

Marina becomesFirst Female Cricket Commentator

Marina Khan is breaking the stereotypes at her each step of life and has becœme the first Female cricket commentator. Adding to her victories, she once did the commentary for the Pak-Australia women cricket series held in Malaysia. While talking to media she said that “I have always wanted to become a commentator and now I think I have opened a new door for girls in Pakistan,” Many other Pakistani celebrities including politicians congratulate her on her biggest victory including Shiren Mizari.