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Britain’s first hijab-wearing cricketer Abtaha Maqsood wants to inspire Muslim girls

Abtaha Maqsood, 22, is the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman in Britain to play international cricket. She wants to encourage other young Muslim girls in Britain who are unable to play because of cultural or religious barriers to doing so. Moreover, Abtaha, whose parents hail from Lahore, Pakistan, was born in Glasgow on June 11, 1999.