Asia society introduced that it will be honouring veteran pakistani cricketer sana mir with the asia sport changer award. The pakistani spinner will obtain the award in new york on october 24.
“our 2019 asia game changers are ladies who have truely championed gender equality even as making widespread contributions to society and social systems inside their domestic international locations,” asia society president and ceo josette sheeran stated as quoted by means of the society’s internet site. “they’re inspiring dealers of change who’re constructing a higher world – for women and for each person – by converting the rules, converting the game, and challenging all and sundry to follow their lead.”
asia society said that mir is known as one of the international’s quality cricketers and has championed ladies’s participation inside the male-ruled game. Mir stated she was honestly humbled to receive the accolade. Mir is presently ranked 5th in the icc women’s odi bowling rankings and is the only pakistani lady to have occupied the primary spot.