Sana Mir – Pakistan Women Cricket team Captain, Icon, Inspiration


Sana Mir is the Pakistani Women’s Cricket team Captain in ODI and former captain in t20. Mir was born on 5 January 1986 (age 31) in Abbottabad, Pakistan. She has done bachelors in Statistics and Economics. Her father is an Army man, her first coach was her own brother. Sana Mir is the fast bowler from the heart as she had to turn out as an off-spinner due to her back injury. She got inspired a lot by Wasim-Waqar duo.  Mir leads Pakistan to two gold medals in Asian games 2010 and 2014 respectively. She has announced the Player of the tournament in ICC women’s Qualifier. She has been in Top 20 ODI bowlers for last 9 years. She is the First Pakistani women to take 100 wickets in ODI.

Sana Mir during a press conference

Sana Mir’s Career Information

Batting Style: – Right Handed Bat

Bowling Style: – Right Arm off spin

ODI Debut:- 28 December 2005 vs Srilanka

T20I Debut:- 25 May 2009 vs Ireland

ODI Shirt No.:- 5

Sana Mir tells these below about his personal life in an Interview. Check them out below:-

“I was preparing for my chemistry paper, I remember, and while making electrons and protons, I would switch from that and start setting my field on the paper.” Sana Mir

“Batsmen must be the heroes in India, in Pakistan, bowlers are the heroes.” – Sana Mir

“In gully cricket, at times, the offside is a wall and you have to play only on the leg-side.Those kinds of things have really helped me be a little more tactical about the sport.” – Sana Mir

“After it used to get dark, we played with the plastic ball. And with a plastic ball, you cannot bowl that fast, so I used to turn a spinner.” – Sana Mir

“While I can still contribute on the ground as a player, if we can have another leader being groomed, then Pakistan will be in good hands and I would have done my part.” – Sana Mir

Sana Mir's wedding pics
Sana Mir’s wedding pics 

Sania Mir Pakistan Team’s Captain “Hat-trick ” against Sri Lanka:-