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Cricketer Nasir Jamshed’s wife honoured by ECB

LAHORE: Dr. Samra Afzal, wife of Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed, has been honoured by England and Wales Cricket Board for her services during the coronavirus pandemic.
The English players put on training jerseys with names of the nominated health officials printed on the back in order to pay tribute to them.
The jersey with Dr. Samra Afzal, a Pakistani-British doctor’s name on it was donned by renowned player Chris Woakes, who is happened to be a favourite cricketer of her.
Taking it to Twitter, she said, “Absolutely honoured & delighted to be recognized in the #RaiseTheBat campaign by @ECB_cricket for my efforts as a Dr during this pandemic.. all the more special that it’s through one of my favourite cricketers @chriswoakes..thank you Gulfraz @NatAsianCC for the nomination.”

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The board launched a campaign ‘Raise The Bat’ to honour the services of medics amid an ongoing Test match between West Indies and England being played in Southampton.
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