The Women’s Asia Cup 2022 started in Sylhet on October 1. However, after the start of the tournament, this year’s Asia Cup is in the news on a different matter. This is the first time in cricket history that mother and daughter met on the field.
Although the responsibilities of both are different, they represent Pakistan. Kainat Imtiaz is an all-rounder for the Pakistan women’s team. The other is her mother Salima Imtiaz. Mother-daughter is now in discussion in the cricket world.
Women umpires officiate the entire Asia Cup for the first time in history. Where Salima made his umpiring debut. She performed duty in Pakistan’s match against Sri Lanka. Although she did not play in that match, daughter Kainat did not forget to congratulate her mother on such success.
Kainat wrote on Facebook, ”Very happy and proud to see my mother as an umpire for the 2022 Women’s Asia Cup. I am happy about her success. My mother is very inspiring. It was always her dream to represent Pakistan. I have also moved forward with that dream. Finally, today her dream came true. We represent Pakistan together. Very excited Alhamdulillah. ”
Kainat has played 15 ODIs and 20 T20 matches in Pakistan’s jersey. She has taken 16 wickets along with 265 runs. Meanwhile, Kainat thanked her father for this achievement of her mother. This Pakistani woman cricketer also claimed that he had supported both of them.
The success of mother and daughter has become a hot topic of discussion in cricket. Many congratulated the two. Such incidents are rare in the history of cricket. Netizens are also hailing the mother and daughter by sharing their pictures.