The 18-year-old Pakistani cricketer Ayesha Naseem announced her retirement from all forms of cricket on July 20. Ayesha Naseem was at the very peak of her career and had the potential to become one of Pakistan’s top power hitters when she stunned the cricketing world with her decision to quit.
Her announcement comes as a huge shock to women’s cricket fans, especially in Pakistan. She is labelled as one of the best emerging players in Pakistani Women’s Cricket. Ayesha played a significant role in the ICC T20 World Cup 2023.
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About Ayesha Naseem
Ayesha Naseem, who was chosen for the Pakistani team to compete in the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, was born on August 7, 2004, and she was just 15 years old at the time. In the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, she faced Thailand in her debut international game. Ayesha made her last Pakistani appearance against Australia in 2023.
Why Ayesha Naseem Quit Cricket?
Ayesha was from a religiously orthodox household and that while it was extremely difficult for her to obtain permission to begin playing cricket.
According to numerous sources, Naseem decided to leave the world of international cricket in order to conduct her life in accordance with Islam. Naseem informed the PCB, “I’m quitting cricket and want to conduct my life in accordance with Islam.”
The reports stated that Ayesha had cited her desire to follow the principles of Islam as the reason for her decision to step away from cricket, and now her fans are utterly disappointed with the decision.
A. Ayesha Naseem is a Pakistani Cricketer.
A. Ayesha Naseem is 18 years old.
A. Ayesha Naseem quited cricket due to her religion.