Bismah Maroof is a Pakistani cricketer who plays as an all-rounder, batting left-handed and bowling right-arm leg break. In June 2022, she became the most runs scorer for Pakistani women’s cricket team in both ODI and T20I formats (more than 2000 runs in each). She has appeared for Pakistan in over 200 matches, captained the side between 2013 and 2020, and was the first woman to score 1,000 runs in ODIs for Pakistan.
Mini Info on Bismah Maroof Early life
Bismah was born into a Kashmiri family on the 18th of July 1991. Her parents being well-educated, were in favour of her pursuing an academic career and establishing herself in the world of medicine. As she grew into her late teens, her interest in cricket developed, and that too to such an extent, that while at Lahore College for Women University, her passion peaked and so she decided to step out of academics, after completion of high school, into the cricketing sphere, leaving behind the ambitions of becoming a doctor. She broke into the Pakistan national set-up at the age of 15.
Who is Bismah Maroof’s Husband?
Bismah Marrof is married to Abrar Ahmed, who is a software engineer by profession cum skill. Her wedding date was 28 November 2018. Arbar Ahmed is a software engineer located in Pakistan. The duo was blessed with a very adorable daughter.
On March 2018, under her captaincy Pakistan clean swept Sri Lanka 3-0 in the ODI series on the Sri Lanka tour. This was only the second time that Pakistan team won an ODI series 3-0. In the T20 series, Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka 2-1. She was the leading run-scorer for Pakistan in the 2018 Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup, with 143 runs in five matches.
In January 2022, she was named as the captain of Pakistan’s team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. In May 2022, she was named as the captain of Pakistan’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England
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