Sana Sacked From ODI Captaincy, Bismah to led

ISLAMABAD,  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
on Saturday sacked Sana Mir from women ODI team’s captaincy and named
Bismah Maroof as the new skipper.
The decision was taken after national women cricket team’s
dismal performance in the recently concluded World Cup, said a press
release issued here.
The PCB reviewed reports of coach, captain, chief selector and
manager and also interviewed the manager, captain and general
manager women cricket after which the steps were taken.
The PCB also removed general manager women cricket and an
advertisement would be given in newspaper to appoint the new GM. A
new team manager will be appointed in due course meanwhile Ayesha
Ashhar had been given the interim charge of women wing.
The PCB said Sana would be eligible for selection as a player
in both formats (ODI & T20) while Bismah had been given the charge
of ODI in addition to her current position as Twenty20 captain. The
PCB also disbanded the selection committee.
Chairman PCB Najam Sethi said these are well thought out
decisions taken after a comprehensive internal review.
“We will transform women cricket into a well-knit unit both on
field and at the management level,” he said.
Sethi also praised Sana for her great contributions towards
Pakistan’s women cricket. “Sana has played an instrumental role for
women’s cricket in Pakistan. She has led the team with great respect
and had always used her best abilities to serve women’s team,” he
said.

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