- Diana Baig needs to enhance her batting abilities
- The quick bowler took probably the most variety of wickets within the SA collection
- Diana hails from Pakistan’s distant Gilgit-Baltistan space
Pakistan ladies cricket workforce’s quick bowler Diana Baig has set a goal for herself – to enhance her batting abilities forward of the ICC Girls’s World Cup 2021.
Diana, who hails from Pakistan’s distant Gilgit-Baltistan space, did contribute with the bat throughout workforce’s three match ODI collection in opposition to South Africa however sayshe needs to do extra.
“I don’t know if you can call me an all-rounder or not, but I want to contribute with the bat as well, I want to improve my batting skills before the Women’s World Cup,” Baig aimed.
“Your batting usually gets exposed in the 50-over competition. So, it will be good if I can score some runs at the lower order to support my team. We have women’s world cup qualifier coming and then other events as well so I want to prepare myself for any role that the team needs from me,” she stated.
The quick bowler additionally took 9 wickets within the three-match collection to change into Pakistan’s prime wicket-taker.
“I knew that conditions here would be supportive for fast bowlers and if you bowl on the right areas, you’re going to be successful. That’s what I did – bowled in the right areas, kept controlled on my line and length and I got wickets,” stated Diana who has 32 wicket to her credit score in 25 ODIs, at a median of 27.78.
Replying to a query, Diana stated that she doesn’t comply with any cricketer particularly and doesn’t intend to comply with any particular particular person.
“I am what I am. I just want to be a better cricketer and contribute for my team. There’s no particular player I want to emulate, in fact I try to learn from every player I see,” she stated.
The flamboyant cricketer from the Gilgit valley stated that women in her hometown are very a lot keen about collaborating in sports activities and lots of proficient sportswomen are coming to mainstream sports activities from the Gilgit-Baltistan area.