Sana Mir – Proud Moment for Pakistan. The 32-year-old former captain gripped the number 1 place after her recent bowling performances of 1/37, 3/26 and 3/53 against Australia in the ICC Women’s Championship series in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The offspinner, who touched a career-best 663 rating points, interchanged positions with Australia’s Jonassen, who moved to No. 4. Mir also passed Australia pacer Megan Schutt, who is placed second with 660 points, and South Africa’s Marizanne Kapp.
However, her struggles went in vain as Australia cleaned the series 3-0. They passed New Zealand to head the Women’s Championship points table with 16 points in nine matches. Four clear of their neighbors. Pakistan, who have only accomplished to win 4 of their 9 matches are placed 6th, above Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Sana Mir – Proud Moment for Pakistan
After the Mir took the number 1 position in ICC ODI ranking, it proves that if women were given the same facilities as men than they did it better. Sana Mir tweeted after her achievement saying,
Alhamdolillah ! Thanks to the Almighty for giving me strength to keep going.
Thanks to my parents,family,friends & mentor for unconditional love.
This is a team effort of support staff and players who have helped me excel. I Thank you ALL from the bottom of my heart 🙏❤🇵🇰💪 https://t.co/2KTxKeHcdO
— Sana Mir (@mir_sana05) October 23, 2018
Nahida Khan is the only top-ranked batsman for Pakistan on 25 after scores of 17, 66 and 37 in the ODI series against Australia.