Despite authorities not allowing her daughter to stay in Village, Maroof will not miss CWG.

Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof will not attend Commonwealth Games in Birmingham . Organisers refused to allow her infant daughter and nanny to enter Games village .

ARACHI (KARACHI) – Despite the organisers refusing to allow her infant daughter and nanny to enter the Games village, Pakistan womens cricket team captain Bismah Maroof has opted against attending the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.According to a Pakistan Cricket Board report, it had been agreed that Bismah will participate in the Commonwealth Games and that her baby and nanny will reside at a hotel or residence outside the village.The baby and nanny will be transported to Birmingham for the games, but will not stay with her in the village because the organisers didn't give permission because they didn't have a parental policy, he said.In accordance with its Parental Support Policy, the Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed to share Bismah's travel, lodging, and boarding costs.

Bismah was permitted to have her baby and mother stay in her hotel room during the World Cup, according to ICC rules.Bismah has been retained as captain of the white ball teams by the PCB for the 202223 season.Pakistan is having an action-packed season, with the ACC Womens T20 Asia Cup and the ICC Womens T20 World Cup schedules yet to be announced.In what will be the first instance of ICC Womens Championship matches to be played in Pakistan later this month, Pakistan will start the season off with three T20Is and three ODIs in Karachi.

Bismah, the senior most player in the Pakistan womens squad, thanked the PCB for its continued help.I want to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for its unwavering support throughout my career, and especially in helping me achieve the right work-life balance after the birth of Fatima, she said.I thought about giving up on cricket after the PCB introduced a maternity program that made the sport as inclusive as possible for the women in our region.I want to say adieu to my family and especially to my husband, Abrar, who has been a great help throughout my career and has given me encouragement to continue playing for Pakistan.