Sana Mir is a Pakistani cricketer and former captain of Pakistan National Women Cricket Team. She was born on 5 January 1986 and belongs to a Kashmiri family residing in Abbottabad. Sana is an all-rounder as she is a right armed bowler and left handed batswoman and wears shirt number 5. She is currently ranked 6th in ODI bowlers in the world and earned overwhelming respect during her captaincy as Pakistan won many trophies. Nick named “captain cool” of Pakistan women cricket team, she is the role model for women all around the world.
Cricketing Career and Achievements
Sana started playing cricket at very young age and didn’t get any formal training. Before her rise to international level, Sana used to play at domestic/state cricket from Zarai Tarqiati Bank Limited, Pakistan Cricket Board Women Greens and South Zone Women Karachi. She made her debut in ODI category on 28th december 2005 against Srilanka and T20 debut on 25th may 2009 against Ireland. She has currently played 66 ODI matches and has scored total 766 runs. Her batting average is14.18 and her top score is 49 till date. She is the first captain who led her team win at ODIs and T20s. During her captaincy, Pakistan Woman team qualified for 2012 T20 worldcup and 2013 women ODI worldcup and also beat South Africa for the first time in Pakistan women cricket team history.
There is no shame in losing; there’s only shame in not giving your 100%.
Sana won national championship four times consecutively and bacame most successful captain at domestic level. During her captaincy at domestic level, ZTBL won second BB tournament and 8th national championship.
Sana Mir took charge of captaincy in May 2009 and before that she served as vice captain under urooj mumtaz. She has taken 41 T20 wickets after playing 41 matches and has made 324 runs in total. In February 2017 sana became the first Pakistani woman cricketer to take 100 one day international wickets.
In 2010 Mir won gold medal at 2010 Asian games and opened door for 2012 T20 and 2013 women’s ODI women world cup under her captaincy. In 2013, Pakistan beat England for the first time in T20 series and won 11 matches consecutively. Sana Mir became the first woman cricketer to receive PCB Woman cricketer of the year award in 2013. Sana was awarded with Tamgha-e-imtiaz for her services in cricket on 23rd march 2012. Recently she handed over her captaincy to Bismah maroof in September 2017.
Sana Mir’s Family, Age and Education
Sana belongs to Kashmiri family from Abbottabad, her father is an army officer. Her age is 31 and height is 5 feet 7 inches. She began her early studies in Rawalpindi and did matric from Taxila. She has done her Bachelors in Statistics and Economics and her cricketing role models are Waqar younis, Imran khan, M S Dhoni and Jonty Rodes.
Marriage and Husband of Sana Mir
Sana is single and is not married. She said in an interview that she is not going to marry yet, but her fans are hoping that she will get marry soon.
Contacting Sana Mir
Unfortunately, Sana’s contact number is not public but you can follow her on twitter, Facebook and Instagram at following addresses:
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