Lisa Sthalekar gained Australia’s easiest lady global cricketer award in each 2007 and 2008.© Twitter
Former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has been named because the president of Federation of International Cricketers’ Association. The appointment used to be executed on the FICA Executive Committee assembly held in Switzerland this week, knowledgeable the cricket frame on Monday. This makes Lisa Sthalekar the primary lady to carry the submit, which used to be previous held via former England batter Vikram Solanki. Notably, former West Indies batter Jimmy Adams and ex-South Africa batter Barry Richards have additionally served as president of FICA up to now.
“After session with our participants we’re overjoyed to announce Lisa’s appointment as FICA President, our first feminine President. Lisa used to be obviously the most productive candidate and her credentials are unheard of as each a former participant and broadcaster,” FICA’s government chairman Heath Mills used to be quoted as announcing via the cricket’s frame professional website online.
Lisa, who gained Australia’s easiest lady global cricketer award in each 2007 and 2008, performed 187 fits for the nationwide facet from 2001 to 2013. The all-rounder scored 2,728 runs in ODIs but even so selecting 146 wickets, and 769 runs in T20Is aside from claiming 60 wickets.
Talking about her appointment, Lisa Sthalekar stated: “I’m extraordinarily honoured and excited to be FICA’s new President. We are coming into a brand new segment of the sport which covers extra cricket than ever ahead of for our female and male gamers. More nations are taking part in the sport which demonstrates that cricket is undoubtedly turning into a world recreation.”
“I stay up for operating on behalf of our member gamers’ associations and gamers, and specifically to operating with the ICC to make certain that all gamers have their rights safe and will paintings in partnership with directors to make our recreation even higher,” she added.
Topics discussed on this article