Former Pakistan Women’s Team Captain Sana Mir Recovers from COVID-19!

Sana Mir

Former Pakistan Women’s team captain Sana Mir on Friday confirmed that she has recovered from coronavirus. Sana Mir had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.

According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, Sana who was in the PCB’s commentary panel for the Quaid-e-Azam trophy final match tested positive after showing symptoms on day three of the match. Sana Mir on Friday thanked her fans for all the prayers & love & informed that she is all set to resume her duties. “Thank you for all your prayers and love. I have tested negative, spent some time with family and now back to work,” Sana tweeted.

Sana Mir retired on April 25 by putting an end to his 15 yearlong illustrious career. She has been featured in 226 International matches played for Pakistan including 137 as Captain from 2009 to 2017. Sana was a vital part in the Pakistan’s bowling department & was enjoying the number one spot on ICC Women’s Rankings for ODI bowlers in October 2018. With 151 ODI wickets in 120 ODIs, she shares the fourth position on the all-time list with Anisa Mohammed of the West Indies.

Her accolades list is too long as she is among the five women players to complete the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in ODIs. She has played in three ICC Women’s Cricket World Cups (2009, 2013, and 2017) and six ICC Women’s T20 World Cups (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018).

Meanwhile Pakistan Women’s Cricket team will face South Africa in a three match T20I series which will be played at Durban’s Kings mead Cricket Stadium from Friday. This will be Pakistan’s first International T20I format assignment since the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia last year.


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