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Women’s World Cup: Superstars who are successfully juggling cricket & motherhood | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In September last year, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) made an amendment to the game's law. On grounds of promoting gender-equality in sports, the MCC ruled that the word 'batsman' shall, henceforth, be replaced by 'batter'. It may sound trivial, but such thoughtful moves go a long way in terms of respect towards women in sports. Six months from that day, the world saw images of Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof carrying her six-month-old daughter Fatima as she reached New Zealand along with the rest of the Pakistan squad for the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup. (Bismah Maroof arriving with her baby, Fatima, for Pakistan's match against India - ICC Twitter Photo)Maroof is one of only a few cricketers who made a return to international cricket after having a child. Members of th...