First Asian woman cricketer

first Asian woman cricketer

Question: Who is the first Asian woman cricketer to play hundred T20 international matches?
(a) Mithali Raj
(b) Sana Mir
(c) Harmanpreet Kaur
(d) Sarah Taylor
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • Sana Mir (Former Pakistan women’s cricket team skipper) becomes the first Asian woman cricketer to play hundred T20 international matches.
  • The 33-year-old reached the milestone when she played into the field for the ongoing third and final T20I against West Indies in Karachi.
  • Earlier in 2009, the right-arm bowler was part of Pakistan inaugural T20I team which played against Ireland.
  • Overall, Sana is the 6th woman cricketer to complete a century of T20 Internationals.
  • Daendra Dottin of West Indies is at the top with a total of 109 T20s Matches.
  • In the Asian list, Sana is followed by fellow Pakistan cricketer Bismah Maroo (94 T20Is) and India’s Harmanpreet Kaur on third position (93 T20Is).

Links:
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/sana-mir-becomes-first-asian-woman-cricketer-to-play-100-t20is-119020300248_1.html
https://www.crictracker.com/sana-mir-picks-an-indian-player-as-her-favourite-cricketer/

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