Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sana Mir

Sana Mir (born 5 January 1986 in Abbottabad, North-West Frontier) is a female Pakistani cricketer and captain of the Pakistan women's team. She was announced Player of the Tournament at the 2008 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier, and currently ranks 16th in the Women's ODI Bowlers in the ICC Player Rankings. She is also the only Pakistani in the top 20.
Alongside her cricketing career, Mir is a full time student. Her favourite cricketers are Waqar Younis, Jonty Rhodes and Imran Khan.
On May 4 2009, Mir was handed the Pakistan captaincy for the Women's World Twenty20. She had formerly been vice-captain under Urooj Mumtaz, who remained in the squad. Mir's duties as vice-captain were handed over to Nain Abidi.
Mir retained the captaincy for the forthcoming ICC Women's Cricket Challenge in South Africa.
At the 2010 Asian Games, Mir led the team to a gold medal

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