End of reign: Sana axed as Pakistan’s ODI captain

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PIVOTAL ROLE: Sethi praised Sana Mir for the role she played in developing women’s cricket in Pakistan. PHOTO COURTESY: ICC

PIVOTAL ROLE: Sethi praised Sana Mir for the function she performed in creating girls’s cricket in Pakistan. PHOTO COURTESY: ICC

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday sacked Pakistan ODI captain Sana Mir as a part of its revamp of the ladies’s cricket construction.

Bismah Maroof, already main the facet within the T20 format, was appointed the brand new skipper in a press launch by the PCB.

“Following a assessment of the present girls cricket construction, after a dismal efficiency of the group within the lately concluded World Cup, the PCB has reviewed the related reviews of coach, captain, chief selector and supervisor and has interviewed the supervisor, captain and basic supervisor of girls cricket,” the discharge learn.

Because of the aforementioned assessment, PCB additionally determined to dismiss Shamsa Hashmi, the overall supervisor of the ladies’s wing.

Moreover, the choice committee, led by Mohammad Ilyas, has been disbanded.

Additionally gone is Ayesha Ashar, the group’s long-standing supervisor, though she has been assigned an interim submit within the girls’s wing till a brand new basic supervisor is appointed.

Chairman Najam Sethi backed the PCB’s choice saying it was ‘taken after a complete inside assessment’.

“The choices have been taken to handle the decline within the efficiency of girls’s group,” mentioned Sethi. “These are effectively thought-out choices taken after a complete inside assessment. I’m hopeful that we’ll remodel girls’s cricket right into a well-knit unit each on the sphere and on the administration degree.”

Sethi then praised Sana’s contributions in direction of girls’s cricket in Pakistan.

“Sana Mir has made nice contributions in direction of Pakistan’s girls cricket,” he mentioned. “She has performed an instrumental function for ladies’s cricket in Pakistan. She has led the group with nice respect and had at all times used her finest talents to serve the ladies’s group.”

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