This year i.e. 2023 Asia Cup was given to Pakistan Cricket Board. However, BCCI had categorically refused to play matches in Pakistan. After this, discussions are going on in which country the competition will be held. According to media reports, Pakistan has accepted the proposal to host the tournament in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In this way, a big news is coming out. A Pakistani cricketer has suddenly retired from international cricket.
Who is a cricketer?
In fact, the retired cricketer is Pakistan women’s batsman Nahida Khan. She has announced her retirement from international cricket, ending a long career of 14 years. Nahida made her ODI debut on 7 February 2009 against Sri Lanka in Bogra, Bangladesh. In fact, Nahida is the only female cricketer from Balochistan to represent Pakistan. The Pakistan Cricket Board has given this information in a tweet.
.@nahidakhan_realwho represented Pakistan in three ODI World Cups and four T20 World Cups, has announced her retirement from international cricket.
Congratulations on a 14-year career for Pakistan 👏
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) June 15, 2023
What did Nahida say?
Nahida Khan said about retirement, “I am grateful for the support I have received throughout my career. I would like to thank my family, teammates, coaches and the Pakistan Cricket Board for their guidance and belief in my abilities. I would like to thank the fans not only from Pakistan, but also from all over the world, who have always supported me.”
Played 7 World Cups for the country
Notably, Nahida Khan was part of the Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team in 3 ODI World Cups and 4 T20 World Cup Internationals. She was part of the ODI World Cup in 2013, 2017 and 2022. Also, she has represented the team during the T20 World Cup between 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. Nahida recently stepped into the field of coaching by working as an assistant coach for the Blasters in the Pakistan Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament held in Karachi.
Such is the career
Nahida represented the Pakistan women’s team in 120 international matches. In this she scored a total of 2014 runs with the bat and also took 1 wicket while bowling. Nahida also held the record for most catches in an ODI innings with 4 catches in Pakistan’s 94-run win over Sri Lanka at Dambulla in 2018. (this pakistan women cricketer retires from international cricket she played 7 world cups for pak)
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