Pakistan former captain, Sana Mir has been named among honorees for the annual Asia Game Changer Awards. The award ceremony will take place in New York City on October 24, 2019, where Mir will receive the award along with five other women.
The 33-year-old led Pakistan women’s team to gold medal wins at the Asia Games in 2010 and 2014. She recently became the world’s top-ranked bowler for one-day internationals (ODIs); and, the top wicket-taker for spinners among women in ODIs.
The Asia Society also heaped praise on Mir for excelling at one of the world’s most popular sports and inspiring millions of girls, by stating: “In a country where many women still struggle for basic rights, Mir’s success has been a lodestar.”