Sana Mir named in ICC Women’s ODI Team of 2018

The 32-year-old becomes part of the coveted squad after taking 19 wickets in just seven matches in calendar year

Sana Mir named in ICC Women’s ODI Team of 2018 PHOTO COURTESY: ICC

Former Pakistan Women’s Team captain Sana Mir added another accolade to her illustrious careers as she was named in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the year.

She was selected as part of the coveted ICC squad following her 19 wickets in seven matches and rise to the top of ICC ODI bowling rankings in October.

This is the 32-year-old’s second ICC recognition after her delivery to Ireland’s Laura Delany in the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 was voted as the Play of the Tournament in December.

After this achievement, the all-rounder wrote on social media: "Honoured and humbled to be named in the cross-format team of the year 2018. A 13-strong panel of writers picked their cross-format women’s team of the year based on performances between October 22, 2017 and November 24, 2018."

The 11-member women’s ODI side comprises players from seven countries, including two each from England (Tammy Beaumont and Sophie Ecclestone), India (Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Yadav), New Zealand (Suzie Bates and Sophie Devine) and South Africa (Dane van Niekerk and Marizanne Kapp), and one player each from Australia (Alyssa Healy), Pakistan (Sana Mir) and West Indies (Deandra Dottin).