Proteas Legend Jonty Rhodes inspires women cricketers in Karachi by his fielding

Legendary South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes was recently spotted initiating a fielding session with nine women cricketers at Karachi’s UBL sports complex.

Kainat Imtiaz with Jonty Rhodes
Kainat Imtiaz and Jonty Rhodes. Pic Credits: Kainat Imtiaz/Twitter

Jonty Rhodes is best known for his fielding goes an an inspiration to the budding cricketers. The players who participated in the hour-long session were Kainat Imtiaz, Jaweria Rauf, Yusra Amir, Hafsa Khalid, Huraina Sajjad, Najiha Alvi, Arijah Haseeb, Masooma Jaffari and Suhana Tariq.

The 50-year-old, shared his experiences of international cricket with the players. After the session, Jonty said: “I am absolutely amazed to see the talent and skill set of the girls. They have great passion for the game and fielding. Pakistan women’s cricket is in safe hands with these players. My mantra in fielding and cricket was always to go for it. Unless you go for the ball, you would not know what you will achieve. So, as a fielder never shy away from going for the ball whether seemingly it is in your range or not,” he added.

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