Former Pakistan Women’s Cricket team Captain, Sana Mir announced her retirement from International Cricket. ICC on Sunday congratulated the former Pakistan skipper Sana Mir for an “excellent career”.
“The ICC has congratulated former Pakistan Captain Sana Mir for an excellent career in which she played a whopping 226 International matches, including 137 as the captain of Pakistan’s Women’s Cricket team”, ICC said in a statement. Sana Mir announced her retirement on Saturday ending a 15 year long illustrious career. The right-handed batter was also the first female bowler from Pakistan to take a whopping 100 ODI wickets, she made her ODI debut against Sri-Lanka in Karachi in December 2005, and her last ODI series was against Bangladesh in Lahore in November 2019.
ICC Chief Executive Manu Swathey said that Sana Mir has been the glorious face of Pakistan Cricket and is one of the most consistent performers across the globe. “Sana has been the bright face of Pakistan Cricket over the years and one of the most consistent performers across the globe. She has been a wonderful leader of the Pakistan team and a brand ambassador of the game in her country and abroad”, Sawhney said in a statement.
“This is an extremely important phase for the women’s game and I hope that Sana will be able to use her vast experience and contribute to the growth of women’s cricket in whatever way she can. On behalf of everyone at the ICC Council, I wish her all the very best for her future”, he added.
Sana Mir is among the five women players to complete the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in ODIs series. She played in three ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup(2009, 2013, and 2017) and six ICC Women’s T20 World Cups of the year (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018) respectively.
We from Cricketflicker.com also congratulates Sana Mir for an outstanding career and wish her all the very best for her future endeavors.