Sana Mir feels Optimistic to beat India in ODI series as well as in T20 Series
Former Pakistan women’s team skipper, Sana Mir, optimistic to beat India if the next ODI and T20I series against her archrivals carried out according to plan. After making his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka in 2005, Sana Mir represented Pakistan in 118ODI and 105Twenty20 International (T20I) over the course of his career. Pakistan has never won an ODI match against India, as they have been on the wrong side of the result on the previous 10 occasions.
Talking to an exclusive interview, Sana Mir said:
Right now I’m not sure if we’re going to play India or not, but if we do, we’ll be looking to take that opportunity to prepare for next year’s T20 World Cup. And also improve our ODI ratings. We’ve never beaten India in an ODI party before, so this time we’ll be looking to change that. former captain Sana Mir is confident to beat India in the upcoming series if it happens.
The 33-year-old woman also talked about the importance of staying positive, while talking about her cricket trip.
Sana Mir further Said:
My cricket trip wasn’t easy by any stretch of the imagination, but I always stayed positive and believed myself. I’m sure you know well the stereotypes that revolve around women’s cricket, but I’m grateful to my friends and family for your continued support.
Sana Mir, the leading spinner in the takeover of wickets in the ODI of women, recently appointed as representatives of female players on the ICC women’s committee. She is a member along with Lisa Sthalekar of Australia and Mithali Raj of India.
My role on the committee would be to ensure that women who practice cricket, who not heard at the highest level, have a voice. I hope I can play a role in improving women’s cricket and its players.
Sana Mir also spoke about the importance of keeping women’s cricket in Pakistan on a par with other cricket nations, she said:
Women’s cricket in other countries progressing at a rapid pace compared to Pakistan. We need to work on promoting cricket at the base level and increasing our group of players to keep up with other cricket nations.
Appropriate exposure to women’s cricket should also give in terms of broadcasting live matches and giving due importance to their achievements on the pitch. The pay scale of women’s cricket players should also improve.
I’ve represented Pakistan for the last 13 years, but I haven’t played a single test match,” he said. “Only two or three countries, at present, are playing women’s Test cricket, which is disappointing. We need to focus more on this area if we want to be true to the game.