Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Pakistan’s Nida Dar Becomes Highest Wicket Taker in Women’s T201 History

Nida Dar, the captain of the Pakistan women’s cricket team, has reached a significant milestone by becoming the highest wicket-taker in the history of Women’s T20 International cricket. She achieved this remarkable feat by taking her 137th wicket during the second match against England in Northampton.

Dar’s exceptional performance surpassed the previous record held by Australia’s Megan Schutt, who had taken 136 wickets. Dar reached this historic milestone in her 141st T20I innings, where she secured two additional wickets, further establishing her as the leading wicket-taking bowler in women’s T20 international cricket.

Her accomplishment is not only a personal triumph but also a proud moment for Pakistan cricket. Nida Dar’s consistent performance and dedication have set a new benchmark in women’s T20 cricket. Her journey to this achievement has been marked by perseverance and skill, making her an inspiration to many aspiring cricketers.

Additionally, former Pakistan captain Sana Mir is also among the top 20 all-time wicket-takers in women’s T20I cricket. She holds the 19th position with 89 wickets taken in 105 innings, showcasing the talent and contributions of Pakistani players in the sport.

Nida Dar (137 wickets) has outperformed several prominent cricketers, including Megan Schutt (136 wickets) of Australia, Ellyse Perry (126 wickets) of Australia, Anisa Mohammed (125 wickets) of West Indies, and Shabnim Ismail (123 wickets) of South Africa. Her achievement as the highest wicket-taker in women’s T20 International cricket highlights her exceptional abilities and solidifies her legacy in the game.

Dar’s historic accomplishment is a testament to her skill and determination, and it marks a significant chapter in the history of women’s cricket. Her success serves as a beacon of excellence and sets a high standard for future generations of cricketers.

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