Pakistan’s in style tv anchor and the foremost feminine sports activities presenter Zainab Abbas has graced the duvet of wknd — the weekly life-style journal owned by the Khaleej Instances.
One of many premier English-language newspapers of the United Arab Emirates, Khaleej Instances launched the 33-year-old tv sports activities character as “Pakistan’s most recognised female sports presenter” in its Instagram announcement for the June 11 subject of the journal.
The newspaper interviewed Zainab Abbas and mentioned completely different facets of her life, particularly her ‘inspiring journey’ for the weekly journal.
The Khaleej Instances captioned the put up: “We speak to Pakistan’s most recognised female sports presenter, Zainab Abbas (@zabbasofficial), who is in the UAE for the ongoing Pakistan Super League.”
Later, Zainab Abbas shared the identical put up by the Emirati publication on her social media feed as properly.
The newspaper outlined her youth after which her foray into sports activities broadcasting that led her to a full-time profession. Later in 2019, she turned Pakistan’s first feminine presenter to be a part of an ICC World Cup broadcasting staff.
Zainab Abbas introduced her early-career hardships into focus. “When I started, I got a culture shock because sports presenting was very much male-dominated,” she mentioned.
“I now feel times have changed for the better. But when I started, I didn’t really know anybody around who I could take help from. There was no female idol that I could really look up to because, at that time, there was nobody. So I was kind of thrown in at the deep end, and trying to find my own path. I feel, at that time, you are always challenging perceptions of our society. There are lots of prejudices, there are lots of preconceived notions about women talking about sports because there’s always that mentality that ‘how can a woman be talking about sports?’.”
Zainab is at present in Abu Dhabi for the Pakistan Tremendous League matches. She is happy about her upcoming large mission in England as she has been roped in by Sky Sports activities for England’s new league to be performed within the latest format – The Hundred. On this format, each staff will play 100 balls every.
Among the largest cricket stars will play within the league.
With ever-increasing reputation on social media, Zainab Abbas is anticipated to cross the mark of 600,000 followers on Instagram in a few days.