Scotland cricketer Abtaha Maqsood will donate her worldwide match charges to assist the individuals of Gaza, saying enjoying with a black armband isn’t sufficient.
The Middlesex leg spinner performed in Scotland’s three-game ODI collection towards Eire in Spain final week.
The 24-year-old Glaswegian stated enjoying for her nation was “an incredible expertise” however that “it did not really feel proper to take the sector this time with the occasions which might be unfolding in Gaza”.
“I am proud to be enjoying for a rustic that has publicly condemned this clear act of genocide and has opened its doorways for the individuals of Gaza,” Maqsood posted on Instagram.
“I perceive there’s a feeling of helplessness going round however we should a minimum of attempt to be on the fitting facet of historical past.
“Taking part in with a black armband to lift consciousness was vital however not sufficient.
“That’s the reason I need to pledge my ODI match charges to assist present support to the individuals of Gaza and I urge as many individuals as doable to affix me in donating as a lot as we will in direction of this trigger.”