Pakistani all-rounder, Nida Dar has made her country proud by earning a place in the ICC T20I team of 2019.
Dar is the only Pakistani in the team which is dominated by Australian and Indian women cricketers. Australia’s Meg Lanning has been chosen as the captain of the XI.
— ICC (@ICC) December 17, 2019
Here’s the full team:
|Meg Lanning (AUS) (C)||Alyssa Healy (AUS) (WK)||Danielle Wyatt (ENG)|
|Smriti Mandhana (IND)||Lizelle Lee (SA)||Deepti Sharma (IND)|
|Ellyse Perry (AUS)||Nida Dar (PAK)||Shabnim Ismail (SA)|
|Megan Schutt (AUS)||Radha Prakash Yadav (IND)|
Earlier this year, Nida Dar, who is also known as the Lady Boom Boom, was also picked by Sydney Thunders in the Women’s Big Bash League, becoming the first Pakistani to feature in the star-studded event.
In other awards, Alyssa Healy has been named the ICC T20I player of the year whereas the same crown for ODIs has been awarded to Ellyse Perry.
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