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Pakistani commentator Zainab Abbas leaves ICC’s digital team amid speculation

A Pakistani commentator covering the Cricket World Cup in India has left the nation after a backlash over alleged "derogatory" posts on social media.

A Pakistani commentator covering the Cricket World Cup in India has left the nation after a backlash over alleged “derogatory” posts on social media.

Role in ICC’s Digital Team

Zainab Abbas, who was part of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) digital team covering a cricket event, has left her position.

Departure Amid Speculation



Local media organizations have reported claims suggesting that Abbas was compelled to leave her role. However, an ICC spokesperson has stated that her departure was due to personal reasons.

No Public Statement

As of now, Zainab Abbas has not issued a public statement regarding her departure. The BBC has reached out to her for comment.

Ongoing Tensions Between India and Pakistan

This development occurs amid ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan, two neighboring nations with a history of three wars since their independence in 1947. Despite the strained relations, the two countries are scheduled to play a one-day match in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

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