Sana Mir

  • Pakistani women hail breakthrough tournament March 8, 2013

    Lahore: For Sana Mir, the captain of the Pakistan women's cricket team, the successful and peaceful completion of a national Twenty20 event this week was a giant step forward for women's rights in the conservative and troubled country. The six-team tournament, named after former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was held at...
  • New Zealand thrash Pakistan by seven wickets February 3, 2013

    Cuttack: A maiden fivewicket haul by Rachel Candy helped New Zealand thrash Pakistan by seven wickets and ensure a place in the Super Six, in the ICC Women's World Cup league match, here Sunday. The 26yearold Candy (5/16) was the star for White Ferns as they shot out Pakistan...
  • Pakistan's women cricketers practice amid tight security January 29, 2013

    Cuttack: With no signs of fear in their eyes despite protests from several quarters, Pakistan's women cricketers on Monday took to their first net practice amid tight security at the Barabati Stadium here, one of the venues for the upcoming World Cup. They practised for four hours even as a...
  • New ODI rules concern for Pak team January 26, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan women's cricket team sets out on Saturday for India to take part in the ICC World Cup more concerned about how it will adapt to the new ICC ODI rules rather than the mounting protests in India. "Our major concern is that since the ICC implemented the new...
  • Big boost for us to see men's team doing well: Sana Mir January 3, 2013

    Karachi: Sana Mir, the captain of the Pakistan women's team that will take part in the ICC World Cup in Mumbai later this month, is hopeful that they would be able to replicate the performance of their male counterparts in the ongoing series in India. "It is a big boost...
  • Sana to lead Pakistan in women's cricket WC 2013 January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15member women's cricket squad for the upcoming World Cup 2013 to be held in India later this month. The PCB retained Sana Mir as captain of the team while senior player Bisma Maeroof was appointed as her deputy, reports Xinhua. The Women's...