After dismissing South Africa’s Sune Luus in the third ODI of ICC Women’s Championship, Pakistan’s Sana Mir has become the most successful ODI spinner in the world. It was Sana’s 147th ODI wicket in her 118th appearance. Though it was just an ordinary match for the rest of the world it unquestionably had a special place for Pakistan.
The former Pakistan women’s team captain Sana Mir has now taken the first spot, sending West Indies’ player Anisa Mohammed and Australia’s Lisa Sthalekar on number three on the list of all-time successful bowlers.
ICC congratulated Sana, admiring her achievements.
She’s just taken her 147th ODI wicket meaning that she now has more wickets in the format than any other female spinner in history
She's just taken her 147th ODI wicket meaning that she now has more wickets in the format than any other female spinner in history 👏 👏
— ICC (@ICC) May 12, 2019
Sana Mir’s shining career:
Pakistan off-spinner is also the third highest wicket-taker after pacers Jhulan Goswami of India (218 wickets) and Cathryn Fitzpatrick of Australia (180). Before this incredible feat, Sana Mir had also become the first Pakistani bowler to head the ICC rankings in October of 2018.
In a society where cricket is seen as a male-dominated field, Sana’s achievements are not only a reason for Pakistan to hold its head up but also an inspiration. Pakistan has been doing remarkably good in women cricket. With being worthy of appreciation due to the talent, additionally, the way they are advancing in the field with limited resources is encouraging.
Recently, the team’s ranking has also improved. After a tie in the 3rd ODI of the series against South, Africa, Pakistan has climbed to the 5th position in the ICC Women’s Championship.
Pakistanis have extended their congratulations to Sana, admiring her and wishing her best for future endeavours.
Congratulations to Pak Women Cricket Team🏏 for a Series draw against South Africa women team. #SAWvPAKW #SanaMir for Becoming the leading wicket Taking Spinner.#pakwomenpower pic.twitter.com/hg1HzGBMOk
— Ahsan Iftikhar Qazi (@ahsaniffo) May 12, 2019
WHAT A RECORD!!!
Pakistan off-spinner #SanaMir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One Day International (ODI) cricket.
Congratulations @TheRealPCB 's Sana Mir on this milestone. pic.twitter.com/UqIH0Mmu1m
— Female Cricket (@imfemalecricket) May 13, 2019
— Adrees Malik (@masadmuzmalik) May 12, 2019
Sana Mir – from a street cricketer to the most successful women’s ODI spinner. #SanaMir
— inoxent noman (@inoxentnoman2) May 12, 2019
Sana Mir pakistani Spin bowler becomes the world best bowler to get 147 wickets in 118 ODIs, she broke the record of West Indies and Australian women cricketers, now she is on third position according to ICC but top two position holders are retired, #SanaMir pic.twitter.com/CTUrvfIcuL
— Usman Butt (@MeUsmanButt) May 12, 2019
— Mahnoor🇵🇰 (@Ibleedgreen_09) May 12, 2019
Sana Mir became the most successful women’s ODI spinner in the world when she dismissed South Africa’s Sune Luus.
She claimed her 147th ODI wicket in her 118th appearance. pic.twitter.com/yTm635ZJAR
— Syedih (@SyedIHusain) May 12, 2019
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